US pop sensation Charlie Puth to play Phnom Penh

In a room crowded with cheering young Cambodians, Smart Axiata announced today that it would be hosting US popstar Charlie Puth at its annual Smart Mega Concert in Phnom Penh on 2 November.

Cambodia’s Hun Sen tells world: Leave Indochina alone

Mekong Delta nations can solve their own problems, controversial leader says while defending Myanmar's government.

Kem Sokha Release ‘Not Enough’: Congressman

Kem Sokha is now placed under house arrest and is still denied access to his former colleagues at the Cambodia National Rescue Party, which was banned in November.

Cambodia’s Hun Sen Urged to Drop Charges on All Political Prisoners

A leading international human rights group on Wednesday called on Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen to release all political prisoners and drop all charges against them, arguing that recent releases and pardons were merely “attempts to regain international legitimacy after sham elections.”

Chinese Political Refugee on Hunger Strike in Thai Immigration Detention Center

A Chinese political refugee detained last month by police in Thailand has begun a hunger strike in an immigration detention center in the hope of staving off her forced repatriation.

Vietnamese Democracy Activist Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison

Vietnamese activist Nguyen Trung Truc, a member of the online Brotherhood for Democracy advocacy group, was sentenced by a court in northern Vietnam’s Quang Binh province on Wednesday to a 12-year prison term in a decision that drew harsh rebukes from human rights groups and the U.S. embassy in Hanoi.

Cambodia–Vietnam Friendship Monument

Bombed and burned, this monument represents the often controversial ties between Vietnam and Cambodia.

UN, partners in Cambodia meet to improve support for victims of human trafficking

The Cambodian government, the United Nations, and civil society representatives gathered here on Wednesday to strengthen mechanisms in order to support the victims of trafficking in persons, said the UN mission in Cambodia.

US urges Cambodia to remove restrictions against opposition leader

The United States urged Cambodia's government on Tuesday to drop all charges against opposition leader Kem Sokha, who was released on bail but has been placed under house arrest.

Open letter to Marise Payne: Will Australia let James Ricketson unjustly spend 6 years...

Dear Foreign Minister, Human Rights Watch writes to urge you to press the Cambodian Government to quash the conviction and immediately release imprisoned Australian journalist and filmmaker James Ricketson.

Five Vietnamese Police Officers to Stand Trial in Beating Death of Detainee

Five policemen charged in the beating death last year of a detainee in southern Vietnam’s coastal Ninh Thuan province will go on trial Sept. 13, according to a lawyer assigned by the victim’s family to attend the hearing.

A critically ill British man may die in Cambodia after the government wouldn’t pay...

Charles McLaughlin is on life support with two blood clots on his brain in a 'basic' hospital in Cambodia.

Pattaya businesswoman gets stolen motorbike back from Cambodia

In a very rare case, a Pattaya woman has got back a motorcycle stolen from her rental shop after doggedly tracking its GPS position for several months and eventually locating it in Cambodia.

Release of Cambodian Opposition Chief Fails to Satisfy Hun Sen Critics

Cambodia released opposition leader Kem Sokha on bail Monday, a year after he was arrested on treason charges widely seen as politically motivated, but critics said he should never have been arrested and called for his banned party to be reinstated.

Kem Sokha, In His Own Words

The following text tells the life story of Kem Sokha, president of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party until it was dissolved last year, in his own words.

Vietnam Bars Rights Campaigners From Entering Country to Speak at Forum

Vietnam has denied entry to two prominent human rights advocates invited to speak at the World Economic Forum on ASEAN hosted by the Southeast Asian nation, in what rights groups say is a continued crackdown on those critical of the repressive government’s dismal human rights record and an attack on freedom of expression.