Cambodian curbs on election news could smother debate – U.N. warns

Vaguely worded Cambodian media rules could bring sweeping restrictions that prevent journalists reporting on controversial issues in the run-up to a general election, U.N. rights monitors warned on Friday.

Netizen Report: New rules in Cambodia and Tanzania force independent media to quiet down...

With elections approaching in July, Cambodia’s National Election Committee has published a set of plans intended to monitor and control online news.

Cambodian Court Postpones Trial of Australian Who Flew Drone at Rally

A Cambodian court has delayed by one month the trial of an Australian filmmaker who was arrested one year ago for flying a drone at a campaign rally.

Australian film-maker ‘learned of Cambodia espionage charges on grapevine’

James Ricketson granted trial delay he asked for after telling judge it was not clear he had been indicted.

Cambodia Is Putting an Australian Filmmaker on Trial for Espionage. His Family Says He’s...

Sitting alone in the dock wearing a tatty orange jump suit, James Ricketson turns around to give the press in the courtroom a wearied...

Chinese Defense Minister to Visit Cambodia to ‘Strengthen Military Ties’

China’s defense minister is due to visit Cambodia this month to discuss expanding military ties between the two countries, according to Cambodia’s defense ministry.

Child cancer ward opens in Cambodia

Cambodia's economy is growing, but its medical services lag behind. In an effort to close the gap, a hospital run by a Japanese NGO is expanding treatment for childhood cancer.

Cambodia a ‘beacon for Muslim coexistence,’ says OIC chief

While some Southeast Asian countries struggle to get to grips with anti-Muslim sentiment, Cambodia’s positive approach to integration is yielding dividends, with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) chief describing the country as “a beacon of peace and tolerance.”

Marking the Trump-Kim Summit at a North Korean Restaurant in Cambodia

On a historic night, the Pyongyang Restaurant was packed and in a celebratory mood.

Cambodia’s Ministry of Health calls out sex pill vendors

In a series of posts to its Facebook page, the Ministry of Health named a number of products being advertised, such as PLUS FORT, Gold Ant USA, and Developed Sex.

Cambodia destroys over 100 tons of inferior, chemical-contained food products

Cambodian authorities on Thursday destroyed more than 100 tons of inferior, illegal, and chemical-contained food products, which were seized late last year, officials said.

Cambodia elected as ECOSOC member

Cambodia has been elected as a member of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), according to the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

US Lawmakers Call For Increased Pressure on Cambodia to Release Former RFA Reporters

Several U.S. lawmakers on Thursday urged Ambassador to Cambodia William Heidt to ramp up pressure on Prime Minister Hun Sen’s government to release two former RFA reporters who have spent seven months behind bars on “espionage” charges.

As Cambodian democracy weakens, U.S. imposes sanctions on a high-ranking Cambodian official

Cambodia’s democracy has been in increasing trouble in recent months, with Prime Minister Hun Sen dissolving the main opposition party and cracking down on independent media. Now there’s a sign that the U.S. government is paying attention.

Cambodia scorns US sanctions against senior military officer

Phnom Penh - Cambodian authorities reacted with scorn Wednesday to an announcement by the United States that it has blacklisted an important senior army...

Cambodia’s Military Apparatus Overhauled Ahead of Tense Election

A close aide to Prime Minister Hun Sen and his eldest son have been promoted to the leading roles in the Cambodian military ahead of July’s general election, according to a report.