Cambodia killer admits burning westerners

Kaing Guek Eav. Source: Wikimedia The first member of the Cambodian Khmer Rouge to be jailed for the atrocities of the 1970s has admitted murdering...

Asean cautious about South China Sea

An early release of Asean chairman's statement ahead of the leaders’ summit in Kuala Lumpur says the group's views on South China Sea disputes...

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...

Hun Sen’s youngest son reveals PM ambitions

Hun Sen, 64, cannot rule Cambodia forever. Source: Flickr Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen’s youngest son, Hun Many, has revealed his desire to succeed his father,...

Australian nurse sent back to jail

An Australian nurse and surrogacy dealer Tammy Davis-Charles was sent back to Prey Sar, one of the country's most overcrowded prisons, after her court...

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,...

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’s party wins regional polls 

Cambodia's ruling party has won a majority of seats in this month's regional elections.  More than 7 million people voted on June 4 with results...

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...

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...

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