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...

An unholy alliance

April 1975. The Khmer Rouge celebrate as they enter Phnom Penh. Source: Flickr Cambodia's success in blocking a united Asean approach to the South China...

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...

Cambodia bans breast milk trade

Unicef says Cambodian breastfeeding rates are falling. An American firm that was paying Cambodian women about US$7 a day to supply breast milk to...

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...

Cambodia orphanage boss jailed for child abuse

Cambodian children have long been vulnerable to sexual abuse. Source: Wikimedia A Cambodian court has jailed an orphanage director, a campaigner against child abuse, for...

Hun Sen jails key rival 

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen is clamping down on his critics ahead of next year's general election as an opposition leader was arrested and...

Vietnam border talks fail

The neglected Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Monument in Phnom Penh, built to commemorate the war to drive the Khmer Rouge from power, is symbolic of their...

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...

US demands war ‘debt’ from Hun Sen

South Vietnamese marines rush to leave the Cambodian town of Prey-Veng after an operation in 1970. On the sidelines of the ill-advised US war in...

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