Staff quit key Cambodia paper

A newspaper widely seen as the last bastion of a free press in Cambodia has been sold to a Malaysian investor with ties to...

UN envoy criticises Hun Sen 

With political and media freedoms being curtailed ahead of a general election scheduled for July, the UN’s human rights envoy in Cambodia criticised Prime...

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...

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, Malaysia sign maid deal 

Cambodia has signed a new agreement to protect its domestic helpers in Malaysia. However, labour rights groups said they had not been consulted about...

Hun Sen targets ‘foreign’ NGO

Cambodia’s increasingly dictatorial prime minister, Hun Sen (pictured), has reportedly called for his ministry of home affairs to close another human rights group.  The move...

Hun Sen: no more US funding

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen has reportedly challenged his former allies in Washington to end all aid after the US announced it was cutting...

Hun Sen dissolves opposition

Cambodia has been accused of “killing off democracy” after its supreme court dissolved the main opposition party and outlawed 118 of its members from...

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...

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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