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Poverty and demand from China fuel illegal Cambodia surrogacy

Commercial surrogacy was banned in 2016, but trade has continued as government discusses formal legislation.

Cambodia reiterates Khmer Rouge tribunal’s work is complete

Sar Kheng says UN-backed war crimes court has no need to prosecute anyone beyond the Khmer Rouge senior leadership.

Cambodia’s beleaguered opposition and the fight for democracy

Today, the country is effectively a one-party dictatorship with the opposition party scattered across the world.

How indigenous ‘vigilante’ grandfathers protect forest life

A group of elders, frustrated with state response, protect forest from looting against backdrop of rising deforestation.

There is still hope for Cambodia’s democracy

The international community has to pressure Cambodia to hold free and fair elections.

Cambodia’s high-rises, slavery and climate change

A legion of Cambodians are trapped as debt slaves in the brick-making industry as skylines and climate change expand.

Cambodia calls EU trade threat ‘extreme injustice’

The EU announced Cambodia could lose its special access to European markets over undemocratic practices.

‘This is my land’: Cambodian villagers slam Chinese mega-project

A few families in Cambodia's southwest lead resistance effort against large resort including casino and golf courses.

Cambodia’s Hun Sen tells world: Leave Indochina alone

Mekong Delta nations can solve their own problems, controversial leader says while defending Myanmar's government.

Cambodia opposition figure Kem Sokha under house arrest 

Kem Sokha of the dissolved CNRP placed under house arrest after more than a year in jail pending treason trial.

‘I used to talk about politics on Facebook, but now it’s scary’

As Cambodian critics are targeted online, an offline forum provides space to discuss issues such as a cybercrime law.

Hun Sen’s CPP wins all parliamentary seats in Cambodia election

Ruling party sweeps up all seats in parliament in last month's poll overshadowed by forced absence of viable opposition.

Cambodia blocks 17 media websites before vote

Independent media sites taken offline for 48 hours as Cambodians prepare to vote on Sunday in a controversial election.

Fear in the rice fields – Cambodia’s controversial election

Sunday's vote has been widely criticised as rural voters fear reprisals for going against Hun Sen's long-ruling CPP.

Is democracy dead in Cambodia?

Cambodians will go to the polls on 29 July but these are clearly not free and fair elections.

Five things to know about Cambodia’s general election

Hun Sen, who has led the country for 33 years and is accused of eliminating the opposition, is expected to retain power.

Thousands of Cambodians evacuated as floods hit

Water from Laos' dam breach streams into neighbouring Cambodia with floodwaters reaching 11.5 metres in some areas.

Observers to monitor Cambodia elections after calls for boycott

Critics deride government's move to deploy 'fake' observers as opposition leaders call on voters to boycott.

Threats and corruption: Behind the scenes of Cambodia’s election crackdown

Is corruption among Cambodia's ruling party elite reaching all the way to Australia?

Cambodia’s Election Crackdown

A look at alleged corruption by Cambodia's elite as the ruling party cracks down on critics leading up to elections.