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Cambodian PM threatens Covid-19 quarantine-breakers with jail

Cambodia's strongman premier Hun Sen threatened quarantine-breakers with jail time Saturday (April 10) and warned civil servants they could lose their jobs if they go unvaccinated, as the country grapples with a growing coronavirus caseload.

Cambodia passes strict COVID-19 prevention Bill

Cambodians face up to 20 years in jail for flouting coronavirus rules after the country's parliament on Friday (Mar 5) passed a strict COVID-19 prevention Bill that rights groups have blasted as a tool to curb dissent.

Cambodian Dog Slaughterhouse Shuts As Meat Trade Faces Pressure

A notorious slaughterhouse in Cambodia that has killed more than a million dogs was closed on Thursday as the country steps up efforts to end the trade in their meat.

Cambodia’s Royal Turtle lays eggs in captivity for first time

An endangered turtle bred in captivity laid eggs for the first time in Cambodia, conservationists said this week, in a massive win for animal protection in the kingdom.

Cambodian opposition figure Sam Rainsy slapped with 25-year jail sentence as Australians face ‘incitement’...

Prominent Cambodian opposition figure Sam Rainsy was sentenced in absentia to 25 years in jail over an alleged plot to overthrow Prime Minister Hun Sen's government, a court official said.

Virus outbreak hits Chinese community in Cambodia

An outbreak of coronavirus has hit the Chinese expat community in Cambodia, the country's Premier Hun Sen said Saturday, a setback in the Southeast Asian nation's otherwise successful containment efforts.

Cambodia Sets Up China-style Internet Firewall

Cambodia's government moved to exert near-total control over the country's online life Wednesday, setting up a national internet gateway which activists say will stifle freedom of expression and block content via a China-style firewall.

China delivers 600,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses to ally Cambodia

China delivered 600,000 doses of its Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine to ally Cambodia on Sunday (Feb 7), making the kingdom the latest country to use Chinese jabs despite concerns about their efficacy compared to Western alternatives.

‘Friend’ China to donate 1 million vaccine doses to Cambodia: PM

China will donate one million doses of its Sinovac coronavirus vaccine to Cambodia, the kingdom's strongman premier Hun Sen has said, thanking "friend" Beijing for its generosity.

Cambodian Union Leader Stands Trial for ‘Incitement’

An outspoken union leader went on trial in Cambodia on Friday for alleged incitement, the latest in a series of court cases activists say are aimed at cracking down on opposition voices.

Cambodia’s giant life-giving Tonle Sap lake in peril

As night falls over his floating village, fisherman Leng Vann puffs on a cigarette and heaves a sigh for Tonle Sap, the great inland lake that has sustained Cambodia for centuries.

Missing Thai activist’s sister pleads with Cambodia to probe

The sister of a missing Thai activist pleaded Tuesday with a Cambodian court for a thorough investigation into her brother’s disappearance, more than six months after he was snatched off the streets of Phnom Penh.

Cher greets ‘world’s loneliest elephant’ in Cambodia

US star joined campaign for Kaavan to be moved from Islamabad zoo accused of substandard care

US ‘disappointed’ as Cambodia razes another military facility

The United States expressed disappointment Tuesday that Cambodia had demolished a second American-funded military facility without warning, as the kingdom turns to China to expand a naval base.

China And Cambodia Sign Trade Deal

China's top diplomat was in Cambodia on Monday on the start of a visit both countries hope will boost relations at a time of increased tensions with the United States (US).

China signs Cambodia trade deal at start of regional charm offensive

China's top diplomat was in Cambodia on Monday (Oct 12) on the start of a visit both countries hope will boost relations at a time of increased tensions with the United States.

Cambodian PM says naval base not just for China

China would not have exclusive access to a Cambodian naval base, Prime Minister Hun Sen has announced, despite Beijing chipping in for upgrades after a US-funded facility was razed at the site last month.

Floods claim five lives in Vietnam and two in Cambodia

Elderly residents and small children clung to inflatable tyres as soldiers and police used rope lines to get them to safety from rising floodwater on Saturday (Oct 10) in Cambodia's western province of Battambang.

Cambodia confirms US-funded defence facility has been razed

Cambodia has razed a US-funded defence facility on its southern coast, the deputy prime minister confirmed Sunday, the latest move in the ongoing controversial expansion of a strategically crucial naval base being developed with Chinese aid.

Aussie diplomat sorry for Cambodian turtle soup meal

Australia’s ambassador to Cambodia has apologised for eating a dish containing softshell turtle, which are highly protected in parts of the world.