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Cambodia begins Covid-19 jabs for kids as young as six

Cambodia on Friday (Sept 17) began inoculating children as young as six against coronavirus, even though the World Health Organisation has yet to approve a vaccine for the under-12s.

Cambodia should release detained autistic teenager, UN experts say

An autistic teenage boy detained for two months in Cambodia over messages he sent on Telegram allegedly insulting officials should be released immediately, UN experts said Thursday.

Indonesian Navy seizes tanker wanted over Cambodian oil heist

The Indonesian Navy said Wednesday it has seized a tanker and its crew who were wanted on charges of stealing nearly 300,000 barrels of crude oil from Cambodia's reserves.

Cambodia jails union boss over Vietnam border comments

A Cambodian court today jailed outspoken union leader Rong Chhun for two years on incitement charges relating to comments about the country’s border, the latest legal case activists say is aimed at cracking down on opposition voices.

Top Khmer Rouge leader to appeal genocide conviction

The last surviving senior Khmer Rouge leader will next week begin an appeal against his life imprisonment for his role in the genocide committed by the regime in Cambodia more than four decades ago.

Hun Sen declares oil extraction a ‘failure’ for Cambodia

Prime Minister Hun Sen declared Cambodia's attempt at oil extraction a "failure" on Sunday (Aug 1), just eight months after the kingdom achieved its long-awaited milestone of producing its first drop of crude.

Cambodia begins Covid-19 vaccinations for teenagers

Cambodia began a roll out of Covid-19 vaccinations for teenagers in its capital Phnom Penh and three provinces Sunday, with Premier Hun Sen's grandchildren among the first to get the jab.

Cambodia imposes virus curbs along Thailand border over Delta fears

Cambodia imposed fresh coronavirus restrictions Thursday for eight provinces bordering Thailand, clamping down on the movement of millions of residents to curb the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant.

Cambodian PM orders return of defanged lion to Chinese owner

A defanged and declawed lion trafficked to an upscale neighbourhood of the Cambodian capital was on Monday returned to its owner following the unlikely intervention of Prime Minister Hun Sen.

At least 11 die in Cambodia after drinking toxic rice wine at a funeral

In the past two months, over 30 people have died in three separate incidents across Cambodia from home-brewed rice wine containing methanol.

Critically endangered rare barking deer spotted in Cambodia

A giant barking deer, whose species is listed as critically endangered, has been spotted through a camera in northeast Cambodia’s Virachey National Park.

Chinese man has pet lion confiscated in Cambodia

Cambodian authorities on Sunday (June 27) confiscated a pet lion from a Chinese national after it was seen in TikTok videos being cuddled and bathed in a Phnom Penh villa.

Cambodian eco-advocates charged with royal insult

Three environmentalists of advocacy group Mother Nature were arrested for documenting waste drainage into Phnom Penh’s Tonle Sap River .

Aussie firm begins Cambodia’s first commercial gold mine

An Australian company on Monday (June 21)) officially launched operations for Cambodia's first commercial gold mine in the kingdom's resource-rich northeast, officials said.

Aussie Firm Begins Cambodia’s First Commercial Gold Mine

An Australian company on Monday officially launched operations for Cambodia's first commercial gold mine in the kingdom's resource-rich northeast, officials said.

Cambodia charges environmentalists over royal insults, plotting against the government

A Cambodian court has charged four environmental activists with insulting the king and plotting against the government, an official said on Monday (Jun 21), after three of them were arrested for documenting waste run-off into a river.

Cambodian PM in quarantine after contact with Covid-19 case, cancels meeting with UK foreign...

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Saturday he has cancelled talks next week with British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab after the South-east Asian leader came into contact with someone infected with coronavirus.

All aboard the Cambodian cafe train to nowhere

Train travel has largely ground to a halt in Cambodia due to the coronavirus but railway fans can still get their fix aboard a stationary carriage converted into a hipster cafe.

Toxic rice wine kills 31 in Cambodia within a month

Toxic home-brewed rice wine has killed more than 30 Cambodian villagers in three separate incidents in less than a month, authorities said on Friday (Jun 4).

Cambodia bans media coverage from Covid lockdown ‘red zones’

Cambodia on Tuesday ordered journalists to stop reporting from blockaded coronavirus "red zones" and from chasing ambulances as the country battles against a record surge in infections.