The Sale of Cambodia’s Last Independent Newspaper Pushes Press Freedom Into Peril

I still remember my first day on the job as an intern on the photo desk at the Phnom Penh Post. “Want to go to a land protest?” asked my editor.

Thai–Cambodian fugitive deal won’t mend relations

In March 2018, Cambodia and Thailand announced plans for several joint initiatives relating to trans-border movements, including a deal on exchanging fugitives, including exiled political figures.

Cambodia Appeal Court Upholds ‘Insurrection’ Convictions Against 11 CNRP Members

A court in Cambodia on Thursday upheld “insurrection” convictions against 11 members, supporters and activists of the now-dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), amid an ongoing political crackdown in the country.

UN Calls for Immediate Release of Jailed Former Cambodia Opposition Leader

There are concerns for Kem Sokha’s health after he suffered a damaged shoulder, high blood pressure, and hyperglycemia.

Now the Post is muzzled, Cambodia’s free press is gone

There are no reliable sources of information left. Not for ordinary people, diplomats or NGOs

China delivers first batch of 20 mobile clinics to Cambodia

China on Thursday delivered the first batch of 20 mobile clinics to Cambodia in order to serve the country's rural communities, officials said.

After deportation, a family from Wisconsin will start anew in Cambodia

Lisa Kum has an endless list of tasks every day. The 41-year-old from Cottage Grove, Wisconsin, has a 19-month-old daughter and a high school-aged son. She’s also tending to her health after undergoing elbow surgery earlier this year.

NGOs, Rights Groups Slam Takeover of Cambodia’s ‘Last Independent Paper’

n a statement released on Wednesday, Cambodian civil society organizations slammed the takeover by a government-linked businessman of The Phnom Penh Post, calling the move and the subsequent firings or resignations of large numbers of its staff a “blow to press freedom” in the country.

A Rocky Start for the New Phnom Penh Post Owners in Cambodia

It didn't take long after the sale for a range of concerns to surface.

‘The Dictatorship Will Ultimately Die After People Stay Home in Protest’: Interview

Sam Rainsy, former president of the now banned Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), has called on Cambodian voters to boycott the general election on July 29 if his party is not allowed to participate.

Cambodian Villagers Return From Hospital, Worry Over Water Source

Cambodian villagers hospitalized after drinking water taken from a polluted river have begun to return home, with many openly concerned that clean water distributed by authorities may soon run out, leaving them again dependent on a contaminated source.

U.N. urges Cambodia to free opposition leader, calls detention ‘arbitrary’

A United Nations body has declared arbitrary the detention of Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha, demanding his immediate release and the award of compensation, as the southeast Asian nation prepares for a general election on July 29.

Leach joins lawmakers on trip to Cambodia

Two state senators, a state representative and a football coach walk into a palace in Cambodia …

Rising China benefits Cambodia, whole world: Cambodian ruling party MP

Suos Yara, a member of parliament from the ruling Cambodian People's Party said that the rising China has benefited Cambodia and the whole world.

The Phnom Penh Post: CEO and five staff quit Cambodia’s last independent newspaper over...

The Australian CEO and five senior staff at The Phnom Penh Post have quit in protest over editorial interference at Cambodia's last independent newspaper.

A Newspaper Is Sold, and Cambodians Fear the End of Press Freedom

A newspaper widely seen as the last bastion of a free press in Cambodia has been sold to a Malaysian investor with ties to Cambodia’s strongman prime minister, a move that critics say further highlights the country’s slide toward outright authoritarianism.