Cambodia police raid opposition HQ

Kem Sokha (left) with Sam Rainsy. Source: Wikimedia Cambodia's opposition HQ has been raided and security personnel tried to arrest its deputy leader by ambushing...

Generals campaign for Hun Sen: HRW

Cambodia’s security forces have been accused of illegally campaigning for Prime Minister Hun Sen’s Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) ahead of this month’s general election. Military...

Refugee arrives in Cambodia from Pacific island

Nauru, the world’s smallest republic, is home to hundreds of refugees who hoped to reach Australia. Source: Wikimedia A fifth refugee from the Pacific island of...

Cambodia prepares for warm-up poll  

Cambodian parties yesterday launched campaigns for the June 4 municipal election despite a crackdown by Prime Minister Hun Sen, who shows no interest in...

EU angers Asean with rice tariffs

Cambodia and Myanmar have criticised the European Commission for resuming rice tariffs of up to €175 per tonne of their imports as the bloc...

Cambodia police raid opposition HQ

Kem Sokha (left) with Sam Rainsy. Source: Wikimedia Cambodia's opposition HQ has been raided and security personnel tried to arrest its deputy leader by ambushing...

US axes bomb clearance fund

Cambodia has marked 64 years since it gained independence as the US announced it would withdraw funding for de-mining operations. The country, which was under...

Human Rights questions Cambodia over harassment of activists

THE United Nations Commission on Human Rights (UNHCR) has hit out at Cambodia for the harassment of some 100 activists and detention of more...

Tan eyes closer Khmer ties

Then president of South Korea, Lee Myung-bak, with King Norodom Sihamoni in 2009. Sihamoni has largely gone under the radar since taking the throne....

Hun Sen flexes muscles ahead of poll

Cambodia’s security forces have paraded in riot gear with assault rifles at a sports stadium in Phnom Penh ahead of Sunday’s general election which...

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