India may send wild tigers to Cambodia

Cambodia will need to address the threat from poachers. Source: Flickr Six female and two male Indian tigers could be moved to Cambodia, where big cats...

Malaysia fugitive Low set to lose Cyprus passport

High-profile Cambodian government figures and the fugitive Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho are due to lose their secretly acquired Republic of Cyprus passports. Cyprus...

Observers denied access to Cambodia treason trial 

The court hosting the treason trial of Cambodia's opposition leader has turned away independent journalists at the start of proceedings. Reuters and the Phnom Penh...

Hun Sen wins ‘sham’ election 

The Cambodian People’s Party has surprised no one by winning yesterday’s general election after the main opposition was banned.   Prime Minister Hun Sen, 65,...

Post Pol Pot PM dies

Former prime minister Pen Sovann. Source: YouTube   Cambodia's first post-Khmer Rouge prime minister Pen Sovann has died aged 80.  He was installed by Vietnam only to...

Hun Sen brushes off US ban

Cambodia has dismissed a US attempt to seek retribution for its clampdown on democracy and human rights, as it increasingly becomes a one-party state...

Cambodia orphanage boss jailed for child abuse

Cambodian children have long been vulnerable to sexual abuse. Source: Wikimedia A Cambodian court has jailed an orphanage director, a campaigner against child abuse, for...

RCEP negotiations set for conclusion in November

THE Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its six trade partners are hoping for the conclusion of the negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive...

Cambodia opposition boss evades arrest

Kem Sokha (centre) meets Cambodia National Rescue Party MPs. Source: Flickr Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha remains defiant after spending a month living at his...

FB tweak mutes Cambodia opposition 

A tweak this month in the way Facebook organised its newsfeed in Cambodia has been accused of playing into the increasingly dictatorial government’s hands.  Instead...

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