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...

Cambodia: Thai railway to be finished in months

  Poipet, on the Cambodian side of the border, is dominated by legalised gambling. Source: Wikimedia  A rail link between Thailand and Cambodia could be completed...

Cambodia bans sand exports

Cambodia has banned sand exports from a coastal region where it was mainly being shipped to Singapore, although activists say earlier bans on the...

Cambodians re-enact Khmer Rouge genocide

Cambodian students dressed as Khmer Rouge cadres re-enacted scenes from the genocide at the so-called killing fields to commemorate the 2 million victims butchered...

‘Killing Fields’ journalist, 82, dies

  April 17 1975, Khmer Rouge fighters celebrate as they enter Phnom Penh. Source: Flickr   The American journalist Sydney Schanberg, whose reporting inspired the Oscar-winning movie...

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...

Opposition replaces Sam Rainsy 

Sam Rainsy’s (left) personal rivalry with Prime Minister Hun Sen (right) was apparently derailing party strategy. Source: Wikimedia Cambodia’s main opposition party has accepted the...

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...

Kerry aims to woo Cambodia away from China

Kerry is in the region to prepare for the US-Asean summit in Sunnylands, California, next month. Source: Wikimedia US Secretary of State John Kerry is...

Hun Sen’s US rift deepens

Washington has accused Cambodia of undermining democracy after it moved to expel a US NGO and launched a clampdown on several media groups.  US State...

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