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Sina Was Traded As A Sex Slave At Just 12 Years Old

Sina Vann was just 12 when she was kidnapped from her home and sold into the Cambodian sex slave trade, where she endured torture and starvation for years before her rescue.

Cambodia arrests 3 Nigerians with more than 20 kg of illicit drugs

Cambodian police have arrested three Nigerian men in Phnom Penh on suspicion of trafficking more than 20 kg of crystal methamphetamine, the National Police reported on Monday.

Scientists at work: bridging the divide between development and conservation in Cambodia

Gentle groans of cattle gradually woke me from my slumber. It had been another hot, humid night spent shuffling to sleep on wooden slats – my three research assistants had adopted hammocks, but I simply couldn't stand being surrounded by polyester in 35°C.

More surrogate mothers jailed in Cambodia

Cambodia is continuing to jail surrogate mothers.

Espionage trial of two former RFA journalists starts in Cambodia

The two were arrested in a late night raid during 2017 political crackdown and accused of spying for the US.

Cambodia: UN experts concerned by arrests around Kem Ley memorial service

UN experts concerned by arrests around Kem Ley memorial service

Internet users in Cambodia near 16m

The number of mobile and internet users rose substantially during the first half of the year, with the number of active SIM cards in the country now comfortably outnumbering the population.

Security experts warn on risks posed by China’s Cambodia naval base

The construction of a Chinese military base in Cambodia would allow the burgeoning superpower to project military power deep into south-east Asia and have direct implications for Australia, according to security experts.

‘We can’t hide anything’ say Cambodians at alleged China base

Trying to rebut a report of a secret deal to give China access to a naval base, Cambodia’s defense ministry took reporters to see the torpid jetty and outbuildings on Friday.

Appeal Court in Cambodia to review woman’s 164-year jail term

The Appeal Court will hear the case of a 24-year-old woman who was sentenced to 164 years of imprisonment in connection with killings and robbery offences.

Court summons Adhoc staffer

The Ratanakkiri Provincial Court has summoned a senior Adhoc staffer and eight other people to be present for questioning next month on grounds of “incitement to commit crimes”.

Gov’t spokesman slams China base deal reports as ‘worst fake news’

Government spokesman Phay Siphan slammed the recent reports of a "secret deal" allowing China to use a Cambodian naval base as "the worst of fake news" and "political in nature".

The Diplomat Vietnam-Cambodia Military Relations in Focus With Fourth Defense Dialogue

The latest iteration of the dialogue spotlighted security ties between the two countries amid wider developments.

Terrifying moment motorcyclist and passenger plunge into flash flood after bridge collapses in Cambodia

This is the terrifying moment two motorcyclists were swept away after a bridge collapsed during a flash flood.

Third Chinese tourist dies after Kulen Mountain crash

A third Chinese tourist has died as a result of injuries sustained in Sunday’s traffic accident on the new Kulen Mountain road in Siem Reap province’s Phnom Kulen National Park.

Affordable drugs and new treatment method save lives

Some 71 million people worldwide are infected with the hepatitis C virus. If left untreated, hepatitis C can lead to liver damage, liver cancer and sometimes death.

Espionage trial to begin for former Radio Free Asia reporters in Cambodia

Cambodia should drop espionage charges against two former Radio Free Asia reporters and stop using anti-state charges to harass journalists, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

Fear remains 3 years after slaying of Cambodian political commentator

Anniversary of Kem Ley's murder sees Cambodia further than ever from democracy, a land where no one dares voice dissent.

Twelve Taiwanese held in Cambodia, MOFA seeks access

Twelve Taiwanese were arrested in Cambodia last week on suspicion of engaging in telecom fraud, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said, adding that the nation’s nearest representative office is requesting consular access to visit the suspects.

Cambodia sees rise in crackdowns on human, sex trafficking crimes in H1

Cambodia has seen a 25.8 percent increase in crackdowns on human and sex trafficking crimes in the first half of 2019, the National Police said on Tuesday.


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Trial of RFA Reporters Ends in Cambodia, Verdict Still to Come

A court in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh on Friday concluded the trial of two former Radio Free Asia journalists charged with espionage and the production of pornography, with the court’s verdict on both charges scheduled for delivery later this month.