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The weaponisation of the Cambodian justice system must stop

The Cambodian government continues to persecute members of the opposition who criticise its corrupt policies.

Cambodia begins mass treason trial of opposition activists

The charges are linked to former CNRP president Sam Rainsy’s unsuccessful attempt to return to the country in 2019.

Pakistan’s ‘loneliest elephant’ starts new life in Cambodia

Singer Cher has helped rescue Kaavan, ‘the world’s loneliest elephant’, from decades of captivity.

Kaavan’s not-so lonely journey to freedom in Cambodia

A global effort helped bring the ‘world’s loneliest elephant’ to a new home with 600 other pachyderms.

Cambodia puts 121 opposition figures on trial for treason

Only 34 defendants showed up, with many in exile, convinced they would not get a fair hearing.

Cambodia’s opposition staggers on in face of Hun Sen crackdown

The CNRP has been outlawed, its leaders jailed and exiled, functionaries targeted, but it continues to survive.

Hero rat awarded gold medal for detecting landmines in Cambodia (video)

Meet Magawa, the hero rat awarded a gold medal for his “lifesaving bravery” detecting landmines in Cambodia.

Deadly flooding displaces thousands across Mekong region

Elderly residents and small children clung to inflatable tyres as soldiers and police used rope lines to bring them to safety beyond rising floodwater in Cambodia’s western province of Battambang, which is expected to worsen on Sunday.

The path for Hun Manet to become Cambodia’s next leader is set

But Prime Minister Hun Sen's eldest son will need to gain the trust of Cambodian voters to complete his ascend to power.

Vaccine hunt: How mosquito saliva may stop viruses (video)

Scientists believe they are getting closer to finding a way to prevent the next epidemic.

All coronavirus patients recover in Cambodia, no cases for weeks

The last COVID-19 patient, a 36-year-old woman from Banteay Meanchey, has been discharged from a hospital in Phnom Penh.

Carved stone turtle unearthed from Angkor reservoir in Cambodia

Archaeologists also found several other ancient artefacts at the site of a small temple within the World Heritage site.

China’s dams exacerbated extreme drought in lower Mekong: Study

Critics say system of dams that China built deprived millions of people from Southeast Asia of their livelihood.

Five stories about people making the world a better place

From an antifascist granny, to a forest protector, to a former prisoner-turned-pastor, meet people pushing for change.

Amnesty video shows ‘extreme overcrowding’ in Cambodia prison

Government spokesperson admits overcrowding in prisons as health experts urge precautions to stop spread of coronavirus.

Cambodia accused of political clampdown amid coronavirus outbreak

At least four people remain in detention while 12 were released after apologising to the government.

Cambodia to host war games with China amid coronavirus outbreak

3,000 Cambodian and Chinese troops join 19-day military exercises seen as a gesture of solidarity amid health emergency.

Confusion in Cambodia amid questions over virus on cruise ship

Malaysia declares woman from ship docked in Cambodia virus free amid anger over Hun Sen decision to welcome passengers.

Cruise ship passengers in Cambodia clear of coronavirus (video)

Blood tests taken from some passengers, who were unwell when ship arrived in Cambodian waters on Thursday, tested negative.

Cambodia tests cruise ship passengers for coronavirus (video)

There are no confirmed coronavirus cases on board, but everyone is being tested before they can disembark.