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Cambodia’s political exiles sit in limbo as Phnom Penh strong-arms regional neighbours

Malaysia has released three Cambodian political exiles it detained this week at the request of Phnom Penh, while the country's opposition leader has been prevented from boarding a flight to Bangkok from Paris — thwarting their attempt to go back home.

British backpacker Amelia Bambridge accidentally drowned after Cambodian beach party, official says

A 21-year-old British tourist whose body was found floating in the sea off the Cambodian coast accidentally drowned, an official says, ruling out foul play.

Ancient city uncovered in Cambodia

Researchers have uncovered an ancient city in Cambodia that was one of the first capitals in the Khmer Empire.

Women attend soccer match in Iran after decades of being kept out

They waved flags. They painted their faces with stripes of green, white and red. They celebrated with blowhorns.

Australian Story’s investigation into how Yoshe Taylor was duped into smuggling heroin

How did an ordinary mother of two from rural Queensland become the target of an international drug smuggling syndicate? Yoshe Taylor spent almost six years in a Cambodian prison for a crime she didn't commit after she was scammed online.

AFP admits role in Queensland woman Yoshe Taylor’s Cambodian prison hell

When Yoshe Taylor left Brisbane for Phnom Penh in late 2013, she had no idea that the Australian Federal Police were tracking her.

The dark side of ‘voluntourism’ causes orphanage numbers to boom in developing countries

Young Australian backpackers venturing overseas are being warned to rethink volunteering in developing countries as a booming trend of "voluntourism" exposes a darker side of the industry.

Australia called to reassess ties to Cambodian microfinance amid reports of child labour, debt...

The sleeve of Srey Pheak's pink-striped T-shirt hangs loose from where her right arm used to be.

James Ricketson on finding happiness and contentment in a Cambodian prison

More than 20 years ago, James Ricketson read an article about the plight of Cambodian street kids, and his love affair with the country began.

Inside Cambodia’s tarantula snack trade

They’re a popular treat, if not a little hairy, but is the trade in one of Cambodia’s favourite snack foods on its last legs?

Tennessee man convicted in killing of pawn shop owner

A Tennessee man has been sentenced to life in prison for the fatal shooting of a pawn shop owner more than five years ago.