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Meet the ‘hero rats’ clearing Cambodia’s landmines

The sun is barely up when Thoeun Theap pulls into a clearing in the thick Cambodian bush with a giant African rat on the seat beside him.

Tony Abbott throws support behind Australian filmmaker jailed in Cambodia James Ricketson

Former prime minister Tony Abbott has met with supporters of James Ricketson — an Australian filmmaker detained in Cambodia on spying charges — and called for his release.

Vietnamese hackers trigger software trap after Australian sale of newspaper in Cambodia

A Vietnamese state-linked hacking group has used a Cambodian newspaper website to attack a local human rights organisation, according to a leading cyber security firm.

The Phnom Penh Post: CEO and five staff quit Cambodia’s last independent newspaper over...

The Australian CEO and five senior staff at The Phnom Penh Post have quit in protest over editorial interference at Cambodia's last independent newspaper.

Australian accused of spying James Ricketson transferred to a prison hospital in Cambodia

Australian filmmaker James Ricketson has been transferred to a prison hospital in Cambodia with various health complaints as he awaits trial on espionage charges.

Cambodian military won’t investigate Australian death at gun range, says it’s a ‘private case’

The Cambodian military will not investigate how an Australian was killed on a shooting range last week, after allegedly trying to "cover up" the nature of the incident.

Australian killed at Cambodian gun range was tourist, not military as local ‘cover-up’ suggests

The two Australians involved in a deadly explosion at a shooting range in Cambodia were tourists and not part of an official Australian military training operation as claimed by Cambodian authorities, according to various sources.

Cambodian director of Sofitel hotel linked to business which saw shooting of farmers

The luxury Sofitel hotel chain is refusing to comment on one of its Cambodian director's business links to the shooting of protesters at a rubber plantation.

Cambodia’s future uncertain amid casinos, Chinese investment and corruption

Cross the land border from Thailand into Cambodia and what strikes you first are the casinos.

Cambodian court on a ‘fishing expedition’ through emails, James Ricketson says

Emails sent by filmmaker James Ricketson to Cambodia's political opposition and members of the country's media are being investigated by a judge who is looking for evidence of espionage, but the Australian says it's a "fishing expedition".

FM intervenes to help Australian filmmaker jailed in Cambodia

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has written to her Cambodian counterpart raising concerns about the detention of Australian filmmaker James Ricketson.