Labor activist under fire for role in sex-trafficking documentary

“My Mother Sold Me”, a 27-minute documentary on sex trafficking in Cambodian, has garnered 1.5 million views on YouTube in the seven weeks since its release.

Khmer Times Flogs Huawei for Cambodia Telecoms

The pro-government Khmer Times ran a December 7 story about Chinese telecom giant Huawei with a KT byline that, while not marked as advertising, was transparently a Huawei press release being passed off as journalism.

Government’s “Flying Penthouse” Charter Jet to be Sold by Owners

Chinese conglomerate HNA Group is being forced to reduce debt by selling assets, including the company’s "flying penthouse" often chartered by Prime Minister Hun Sen, according to media reports.

Big Drop Reported in Child Labor in Cambodia Fashion Factories

While the United Nations says child labor has fallen sharply in Cambodia's garment factories, many informal subcontractors using children are escaping scrutiny, activists said Tuesday. 

‘Major strides’ to cut child labor in Cambodia’s fashion factories

While the United Nations says child labor has fallen sharply in Cambodia’s garment factories, many informal subcontractors using children are escaping scrutiny, activists said on Tuesday.

Cambodia union leaders convicted over protests, jail terms suspended

A Cambodian court found six union leaders guilty on Tuesday of instigating violent protests against the government in 2013 and 2014, but suspended their jail terms.

Thailand: Don’t Return Cambodian Dissident

The Thai government should not forcibly return the dissident Rath Rott Mony to Cambodia, Human Rights Watch said today. There are strong reasons to believe that Mony would face politically motivated prosecution, wrongful detention, and ill-treatment in Cambodia.

Hun Sen’s violent obsessions finally unmasked

The ink had barely dried on the UN-backed Khmer Rouge Tribunal‘s verdict against Pol Pot’s former henchmen when Cambodia’s leader, Hun Sen, shockingly revealed his “regret” over not killing his opponents.

Cambodian PM Hun Sen concludes official trip to Vietnam

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen concluded his official visit to Vietnam from December 6 to 8 at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Hun Sen pressured to reverse ban on opposition politicians

Cambodia mulls concessions to avert harsh EU sanctions.

‘Major strides’ to cut child labor in Cambodia’s fashion factories

While the United Nations says child labor has fallen sharply in Cambodia’s garment factories, many informal subcontractors using children are escaping scrutiny, activists said on Tuesday.

Hong Lai Huat calls off S$15.7m sale of hotel in Cambodia project

Hong Lai Huat's S$15.7 million sale of a hotel at its D'Seaview project in Sihanoukville, Cambodia has been terminated after the buyer did not make full payment.

Cambodian products aim to leave a mark in trade exhibition

A Cambodian trade fair is set to bring more opportunities for local products to access the international market, as well as serving as a platform to attract more foreign investors to Cambodia, says the Ministry of Commerce.

National Book Fair Renews Hope for Cambodian Literary Scene

Ouk Bonheang, 25, a young author, said the rise was due to a growing appreciation among young Cambodians for literacy.

The Struggle to Save Teen ‘Love Huts’ in Cambodia

For the Kreung ethnic minority living in Cambodia, the practice of building “maiden huts" allowed young women to experience courtship on their own terms—and sometimes led to true love and lasting marriages.

Cambodia’s Rithy Panh Remains Tireless Campaigner

Cambodian master director Rithy Panh’s is not optimistic about the chances of his latest film “Graves Without A Name” doing well at the Oscars. It is Cambodia’s contender in the foreign language category.

Malaria’s ticking time bomb

Scientists are racing to stamp out the disease in southeast Asia before unstoppable strains spread.

Corruption Puts Environmental Defenders at Risk in Cambodia

“I’m always worried about being arrested,” said environmental defender Lim Kimsor, carrying a resilient smile. “But I’m not afraid. I’m worried that if they arrest me, who will do the work outside jail?”

Researchers seek alternatives to Mekong River hydropower dam

The Mekong River, flowing from the Tibetan Plateau through Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam to the South China Sea, is a hotbed of ecological diversity.

3 star-making performances at ONE Championship: Destiny of Champions

Three star-making performances at ONE Championship: Destiny of Champions.

Cambodian bride now Korea’s carom sensation

When the daughter of a potato farmer came to Korea from Cambodia in 2010 to start the second chapter of her life as the wife of a Korean man 36 years older, Srong Pheavy, like any other marriage migrant woman here, had no idea what was coming.

Mohd Hezri triumphs in Phnom Penh

The Prudential Astro Masters grand final in Phnom Penh brought the curtain down on one of Malaysia’s premier amateur golf tournaments and was characterised by close finishes, something relished by the top payers.

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