‘Killing Fields’ journalist, 82, dies

  April 17 1975, Khmer Rouge fighters celebrate as they enter Phnom Penh. Source: Flickr   The American journalist Sydney Schanberg, whose reporting inspired the Oscar-winning movie...

Phnom Penh court issues arrest warrant for opposition leader Sam Rainsy

Sam Rainsy. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. A court on Friday issued an arrest warrant for Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy over a 2011 conviction for defamation,...

Hun Sen: no Chinese naval base

Cambodia’s dictatorial prime minister, Hun Sen, has dismissed reports of a Chinese naval base on the Gulf of Thailand as "fake, lying and destructive...

Hun Sen drops pleasantries

  Cambodia has scrapped a long-running US military aid programme and heavily criticised western governments in parallel moves seen as an ongoing shift away from...

Cambodia bans sand exports

Cambodia has banned sand exports from a coastal region where it was mainly being shipped to Singapore, although activists say earlier bans on the...

Cambodia eyes more revenues from customs, excise taxes

Cambodia is looking at raising its revenue target by over 20 percent next year, with the boost expected to come from higher customs and...

CNRP MPs flee ‘dictator’

Most Cambodian opposition parliamentarians have now fled abroad to escape arrest ahead of next July’s general election, according to an MP.  Prime Minister Hun Sen,...

China defends Cambodia from UN criticism

The UN special rapporteur for Cambodia, Rhona Smith, has warned of a significant deterioration in the one-party state’s political situation and urged the dictatorial...

Rights crushed as election looms

Prime Minister Hun Sen and his Cambodian People’s Party are looking to retain power in next year's general election and the inevitable consequence is...

NBC to sue over digital currency

Cambodia’s central bank has threatened legal action after a Japanese tech firm announced it had the organisation’s backing to set up a cryptocurrency in...

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