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Cambodian garment factory workers demand rights after coronavirus closures

Ung Chanthoeun has spent the past 17 years on a hot factory floor in Cambodia, sewing, ironing, and painstakingly checking the labels on clothes for big brands worldwide.

Former Lismore teacher Garry Mulroy home after Cambodian prison ordeal

A former school teacher from Lismore says he was the victim of an extortion racket after serving time in a Cambodian jail charged with indecently assaulting boys.

Cambodian satellite city near Phnom Penh destroying wetlands with 1 million at risk of...

A damning new report shows a multi-billion-dollar satellite city near Phnom Penh threatens to pave over vital wetlands and unleash untreated sewerage into the Mekong River, putting more than 1 million people at risk of dangerous floods and water pollution.

Virus infects Cambodians who went on UN mission

Cambodia says the coronavirus has been detected in four members of a Cambodian military force that was stationed in Mali on a U.N. peacekeeping mission.

South-East Asian countries are using the COVID-19 pandemic to silence their critics. But these...

Sok Bolima knows she is probably being watched as she walks the streets of the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh protesting against her husband's arrest.

Cambodia’s Siem Reap province bans dog meat trade

A Cambodian province popular with tourists has banned the trade and slaughter of dogs for meat, saying canines are loyal and capable of protecting property and even serving in the military.

Cambodia’s drug war has seen prisoner numbers skyrocket during coronavirus pandemic

In a teeming cell of Phnom Penh's women's prison, baby Tevy was injured — a fracture to her thighbone, allegedly inflicted by a female prisoner.

Australian missionary Martin Chan found not guilty of fraud in Cambodia

Australian Christian missionary Martin Chan has been found not guilty of fraud in Cambodia, bringing an end to a four-year ordeal to clear his name.

Australians stranded in Cambodia running out of time to leave

Australians stranded in Cambodia are running out of time to leave the country before a state of emergency is imposed in the South-East Asian nation, which could further hamper their efforts to get home.

Australians wanting to leave Cambodia amid coronavirus hit ‘brick wall’ in bid for government...

A group of 85 Australian expats in Cambodia fear time is fast running out to leave before a state of emergency is declared in the country, saying their pleas for help from the Australian Government have gone unheeded.

Midwife Kate Taylor is helping improve childbirth and reduce maternal mortality in Cambodia

Midwives play a vital role in bringing life into the world, but Kate Taylor is also doing her bit to stop deaths which should be preventable.

ANZ compensates Cambodian families forcibly evicted to make way for sugar plantation

ANZ has agreed to compensate hundreds of Cambodian families who were forcibly evicted from their land to make way for a controversial sugar plantation and refinery.

Chinese military officials made secret visit to Cambodia weeks before mysterious drone crashed

A high-level delegation of Chinese military mapping experts visited a Cambodian naval base in December, three weeks before a huge Chinese surveillance drone crashed in the adjoining province, according to a leaked document obtained by the ABC.

Australian missionary fights to free her husband from Cambodian prison over charity dispute

An Australian Christian missionary is being held in a Cambodian prison over a legal dispute involving a charity-run school project he volunteered for, and a local construction company.

Coronavirus claims first life in China’s capital, as spread continues across the globe

China's capital Beijing has reported its first death caused by the new coronavirus, as more cases of infection are reported around the world despite unprecedented efforts to stop its spread.

A daughter’s 40-year search for the truth behind the Khmer Rouge’s most haunting photograph

It is one of the Khmer Rouge's most striking and haunting photographs.

Adelaide man who admitted to abusing children in Cambodia identified as Geoffrey William Moyle

A South Australian man who has admitted to sexually abusing children in Cambodia over three years has lost his bid to keep his identity a secret.

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.