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Endangered royal turtles hatch in Cambodia (video)

It's good news for the critically endangered royal turtles of Cambodia, as so far 23 of the animals have hatched this year - more than three previous years combined - thanks to the country's effort to stop all sand dredging in the river.

Cambodia’s ‘handsome hero’ Premier Hun Sen lauded for virus fight in new book

Cambodia's strongman Premier Hun Sen will be glorified as a "handsome hero" in a soon-to-be-published book chronicling the decisions he made during the Covid-19 pandemic, the publisher said on Tuesday (May 26).

Cambodia bourse sees first bank listing

Cambodia's largest commercial bank listed on the country's stock market Monday, the first lender to trade on the fledgling exchange, despite uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Cambodia’s packed prisons show drug fight ‘failure’: Amnesty International

Cambodia's prisons are overspilling with drug convicts after a crackdown on addicts, a rights group said Wednesday (May 13), releasing rare footage of dozens of inmates squashed together in a sweltering cell.
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Cambodian double amputee artist fights stigma through art (video)

Whispered insults, social isolation, and lost opportunities -- Morn Chear is channelling the stigma he has endured since he lost both his hands a decade ago into artwork that highlights the hardships of Cambodia's disabled.

31 French tourists test positive in Cambodia virus cluster

Thirty-one French nationals from the same tour group in Cambodia tested positive for the coronavirus over the weekend and have been put under quarantine in a hotel.

Visitors vanish from Asia’s most visited sites

As dawn breaks the unmistakable tapered towers of Angkor Wat emerge from the gloom — but for once there are no tourists jostling on its steps to capture Cambodia’s most famous sunrise.

Virus hammers garment industries in Cambodia, Vietnam

Cambodia's multi-billion-dollar garment industry is at risk of chain disruption from the deadly coronavirus, its strongman premier said Monday, as the outbreak cripples Southeast Asia's key industries, bringing border trade to a trickle.

Cambodia PM defends ship docking despite virus diagnosis

Cambodia's strongman premier defended on Tuesday his decision to allow a US cruise ship to dock despite at least one passenger later being diagnosed with the deadly coronavirus, while authorities scrambled to track down hundreds that came in contact with her.

China declines Cambodia PM’s request to visit virus epicentre

China turned down a request from Cambodia's leader Hun Sen to visit the epicentre of the deadly coronavirus outbreak to comfort stranded Cambodian students as it could not "properly arrange" a trip to locked-down Wuhan city, state media said Wednesday.

At Least Two Killed in Cambodia Building Collapse

At least two people were killed and more than a dozen injured when a seven-story building under construction collapsed in southern Cambodia on Friday trapping workers under the rubble, police told AFP.

Three killed as building collapses at Cambodian pagoda

More than a dozen others seriously injured in construction accident at temple dining hall. Structure fell in on itself as workers laid concrete on first floor of building.

Cambodia ‘bug cafe’ serves up insect tapas, ant spring rolls, ‘bug mac’

Siem Reap's first insect tapas restaurant mixes cocktail culture with creepy crawler fare, serving up silkworm taro croquettes, a burger made of bugs, and a cricket cheesecake.

Cambodian princess who rebuilt ‘Apsara’ dance dies aged 76

Cambodian Princess Norodom Bopha Devi, a former culture minister who helped resurrect traditional Apsara dance from the ashes of the brutal Khmer Rouge rule in the 1970s, died on Monday at the age of 76, premier Hun Sen said.

Cambodia to ban elephant rides at Angkor temples

Cambodia will ban all elephant rides at the country's famed Angkor temple park by early next year, an official said Friday, a rare win for conservationists who have long decried the popular practice as cruel.

Cambodia opposition figure says pressure growing on Hun Sen

Cambodia's self-exiled opposition figurehead Sam Rainsy said Tuesday he had not given up on getting home after an initial bid to return was thwarted, and external pressure on strongman Hun Sen would force him to change course.

Cambodia dog meat trade a brutal business

Cambodian dog meat traders drown, strangle and stab thousands of canines a day in a shadowy but sprawling business that traumatises workers...

Cambodia opposition figure not giving up on bid to get home

Following her release, 65-year-old Mu Sochua says she will still seek to return to Cambodia by traveling overland through Thailand.

Cambodia deploys troops as opposition leader vows dramatic return

Cambodia has deployed troops and held live firing drills in preparation for the possible return of an opposition leader who is an arch-rival of the country’s strongman premier.

Cambodia says British tourist death was accidental drowning

A 21-year-old British tourist whose body was found floating in the sea off the Cambodian coast accidentally drowned, an official said Friday, ruling out foul play after a days-long search grabbed international headlines.