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Jailed, in hiding, expelled: Cambodia’s Mother Nature crackdown

NGO that forced government into U-turn over controversial dam latest target of deepening crackdown on dissent.

Cambodia’s Indigenous ecotourism weighed down by virus fears

Tourism has helped remote Indigenous communities improve their lives and protect the forests. COVID-19 has put both at risk.

Mounting desperation in Cambodia amid COVID lockdown

Government using punitive laws to tackle surge in coronavirus cases, as the closure of markets leaves people hungry.

COVID variant pushes Cambodia to brink of ‘national tragedy’

The Southeast Asian nation is battling a surge in COVID variant cases traced back to a quarantine breach.

Cambodia condemns Vice for altered Khmer Rouge images

The photos of Khmer Rouge ‘killing fields’ victims with added smiles were an insult to the dead, Cambodia says.

Cambodia reports first COVID death amid new outbreak

Cambodia has among fewest coronavirus cases in Asia, with just 1,124 infections recorded in total, but cases are rising.

‘Mockery of justice’: Cambodia’s Rainsy gets 25-year jail term

The country’s top opposition party was banned in 2018 and many of its leaders and supporters put on trial.

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.