UN report highlights escalation of tensions in Cambodia

Shrinking political and civic space in the Kingdom is highlighted in a new report from the United Nations’ human rights commissioner and secretary-general ahead of a UN Human Rights Council discussion this month on Cambodia.

Cambodia Creates Award to Encourage Women to Get Into Technology

The government has launched a new award for tech-savvy women who actively contribute to the growth of the technology sector in Cambodia.

My life in a Cambodian hell: accused ‘spy’ Ricketson pleads for help

It is 5.30am. I am sitting on an upturned bucket in a cell bathroom – the only place at this time of day where there is any light.

Laotian arrested for allegedly attempting to traffic drugs into Cambodia

A 43-year-old Laotian man was sent to court yesterday following his Saturday arrest for allegedly attempting to traffic 30 kilograms of methamphetamine into Cambodia through Stung Treng province, according to police.

Cambodian leader rejects call for talks from opposition

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday rejected a request from opposition leader Sam Rainsy for talks about the country's political problems, denigrating his archrival as a traitor and a convict.

Cambodia questions US aid cut: ‘There is no aid’

Response follows US move to cut aid for what White House called Southeast Asian country's recent democratic 'setbacks'.

Cambodia’s former opposition head says open to talks with PM

Cambodia’s former opposition leader Sam Rainsy said on Sunday he was open to talks with Prime Minister Hun Sen, who has held power since 1985, to end a crisis caused by the dissolution of the main opposition party ahead of elections in July.

Cambodia PM accuses United States of lying over aid cut

Cambodia’s prime minister on Saturday accused the U.S. government of being dishonest in its announced suspension of aid to the Southeast Asian nation, saying Cambodia had already stopped receiving aid from Washington in 2016.

Two retired British businessmen are charged with molesting teenage boys after luring them to...

Two retired British businessmen are charged with molesting teenage boys after luring them to play in swimming pool at their house in Cambodia.

Cambodia PM’s son assumes senior military post

The eldest son of Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen has assumed a position as joint chief of staff of Cambodia's Armed Forces, the latest promotion of one of Mr Hun Sen's family members to a senior post aimed at apparently consolidating his grip on power.

Cambodian PM’s Threats to Assault Protesters in Australia Called ‘Unacceptable’

The Australian government has told Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen that his recent threat to assault protesters when he visits the island continent later this month is unacceptable, as outrage over the remarks intensifies.

Alleged Genocidaire Could See Case Dismissed at Khmer Rouge Tribunal

Yim Tith, who was charged with crimes against humanity for his alleged role in the mass killings in 1970, may be released as lawyers argue over whether he falls under the court’s jurisdiction.

Cambodian genocide documented in victims’ preserved clothes

As a leader in the field of textile conservation, Julia Brennan has worked to preserve many glamorous and historic articles of clothing, from a kimono presented to Babe Ruth, to singer James Brown’s jumpsuit, to a British aristocrat’s coronation gown.

Six months on, government says Kem Sokha’s arrest a matter of ‘life or death’...

As the six-month anniversary of the arrest of former opposition leader Kem Sokha on treason charges nears, Cambodia’s Foreign Ministry is criticising what it characterizes as “endless” foreign interference in the country.

Cambodia’s democracy continues downward spiral

“To dignify what happened as “polls” is to give them too much credit. The Soviet Union also held elections. No-one believes they were free and fair.”

Cambodia’s leader is accused of using fake likes to prop up his regime

If Facebook likes were an indicator of power, then Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen would be among the world’s most powerful leaders. His official page ranks third in global engagement among world leaders on Facebook, according to a study by the public relations firm Burson-Marsteller, trailing only India’s Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump.