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‘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.

Only Asian elephant in Pakistan prepared for new home

A team of international vets using tranquilliser darts, flatbreads and the soothing lyrics of Frank Sinatra conducted a medical examination Friday on Pakistan's only Asian elephant, ahead of his planned move to Cambodia.

Who were the Khmer Rouge? Cambodia’s bloody history

The Khmer Rouge's interrogator-in-chief Kaing Guek Eav, better known by his alias Duch, died last Wednesday in Cambodia's capital at the age of 77.

EU trade sanctions on Cambodia – heavy toll on garment workers

The European Union reimposed customs duties on many of Cambodia's exports this week, suspending its trade arrangement over concerns about human rights.

Cambodia arrests prominent union leader for ‘incitement’

Cambodia police have arrested a prominent union leader for alleged incitement over long-running border demarcation issues with Vietnam, they said Saturday, the latest crackdown against opposition voices in the kingdom.

Cambodia tightens repression under virus cover: Rights groups

The Cambodian government is using the coronavirus pandemic as a pretext to ramp up a crackdown on human rights defenders and environmental activists, two leading watchdogs charged on Thursday.

Cambodia Tightens Repression Under Virus Cover: Rights Groups

The Cambodian government is using the coronavirus pandemic as a pretext to ramp up a crackdown on human rights defenders and environmental activists, two leading watchdogs charged on Thursday.

Cambodia’s tourist hotspot bans dog meat trade

The Cambodian tourist town of Siem Reap has banned the dog meat trade, a victory for animal rights campaigners who describe the area as the "lynchpin" of an industry that slaughters millions of creatures each year.

Cambodia to probe Thai democracy activist’s alleged disappearance

Cambodian police have said they will investigate the alleged abduction of Wanchalearm Satsaksit, a critic of the ex-general Prayut Chan-O-Cha's Thai government, who witnesses say was dragged into a black car in Phnom Penh on June 4.