Australian filmmaker James Ricketson spent 15 months in Phnom Penh’s notorious Prey Sar prison on espionage charges. In the final installment of a four-part interview with The Cambodia Daily, Ricketson describes future plans that may include a return to Cambodia.
Australian filmmaker James Ricketson spent 15 months in Phnom Penh’s notorious Prey Sar prison on espionage charges. In the third installment of a four-part interview with The Cambodia Daily, Ricketson outlines a series of changes that could ease the suffering of Cambodian prisoners and their families.
Cambodia’s Court of Appeal, which has come under fire for what are widely seen as politically motivated verdicts issued at the behest of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s one-party government, failed to provide a reasoned judgment in nearly three-fourths of cases it tried over the last two years, a rights group said Thursday.
An activist said the retirement of Ed Royce, a prominent Republican critic of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s government and chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee, would be a loss to the Cambodian-American community.
The U.N.-assisted international tribunal in Cambodia judging the criminal responsibility of former Khmer Rouge leaders for the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million people will issue verdicts Friday in perhaps the last such trial.
Peter Maguire, author of “Facing Death in Cambodia”, said the court’s legacy was “part good, part bad, and part ugly,” having spent some $300 million to try just three Khmer Rouge officials.
US Vice President Mike Pence is expected to raise an emerging Chinese naval base in Cambodia at regional summits, a revelation that could put Phnom Penh at the heart of rising superpower tensions.
A soldier from Alexandria, VA, who went Missing In Action (MIA) during the Vietnam War when his helicopter was downed by enemy fire, got a special tribute today.
The World Bank has warned that Cambodia’s economy will face increased risks if the EU presses ahead with Cambodia’s expulsion from the scheme.
Both Cambodia and Myanmar heavily depend on the European Union's duty and quota free trade agreement. But the European bloc believes it is time that these countries address human rights abuses. Ate Hoekstra reports.
Cambodia, already the biggest bicycle supplier to the EU, is making up ground in the U.S. market as well due to the recent tariffs imposed by the Trump administration.
Mitchel Pham has fond memories of his early childhood in Vietnam. He was the oldest of three kids and both his parents were engineers. They lived across the Saigon river from the CBD in a mostly rural area.
Bokator is an ancient Cambodian martial art that flourished during the golden age of Angkor, and almost disappeared under the Khmer Rouge.
A young Cambodian vendor has captivated netizens around the world after his ability to speak over 10 languages and dialects was caught on film and shared on social media.
Buddhists from Laos, Cambodia and Việt Nam gathered in Vientiane on Tuesday for the first Cambodia, Laos and Việt Nam Buddhist Leaders’ Conference, which aimed to strengthen co-operation in promoting Buddhism in the three countries.
On most days, the courtyard of Kolab Primary School is a cacophony of children at play, but on Sunday afternoons, the humid air rings with the cheery din of Phnom Penh’s only independent marching band.
The Lao dam disaster in July that resulted in heavy flooding in two provinces that left at least 40 people dead and displaced 7,000 others has drawn both regional and international attention to the potential dangers of Southeast Asia’s current dam-building spree.
Climate change remains a global concern. Hence, Cambodia is striving to educate its youth to combat it and protect the environment.
China’s decision to lift a ban on rhinoceros horn and tiger bone imports may now make the animals easier targets for poachers and black marketers, a number of wildlife conservation experts say.
Cambodia will push ahead with plans to use hydropower and coal to electrify the entire country by 2020, but solar energy will play some role, especially in remote areas, an energy ministry official said on Wednesday.
Days after their star forward Chan Vathanaka noted down on social media that he wasn’t good enough to play for the national team, another Cambodia star has dropped yet another bombshell when he revealed that he had though of quitting the Angkor Warriors team due to abuse from own fans!
Cambodia suffered a 4-1 thrashing at the hands of Myanmar in the 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup campaign on Tuesday despite their star striker Chan Vathanaka pulling them ahead in the early minutes of the Group A match.
Myanmar opened their 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup campaign with a resounding 4-1 come-from-behind victory against Cambodia last night.