Cambodia reports casino boom

The number of gambling licences granted to casinos in Cambodia last year rose to 150 due to an increase in operators. Cambodia’s ministry of finance...

Hun Sen unveils monument to himself

Dictatorial Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen (pictured) has inaugurated a monument marking the official end of the Khmer Rouge guerrilla war in 1998. The...

Cambodia seizes 3 tonnes of tusks

Cambodia says it has seized 1,026 elephant tusks in an abandoned storage container from Mozambique in the country's largest ever ivory bust. More than 3.2...

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...

Khmer Rouge bosses convicted of genocide

An international tribunal in Phnom Penh has convicted two elderly Cambodians of genocide over their role in the Khmer Rouge regime. Nuon Chea, known as...

Study exposes Cambodia’s brick ‘slaves’

Cambodia's construction boom is being built with "blood bricks" from modern-day slaves, including children, according to an academic study. Last year Cambodia's imports of construction...

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...

Filmmaker ‘spy’ jailed in Cambodia

Australian filmmaker James Ricketson has been found guilty of espionage and jailed for six years in Cambodia after he flew a drone over an...

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,...

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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