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A Cambodian court has found former Australian teacher Garry Mulroy guilty of a lesser charge of indecent assault and sentenced him to two years' imprisonment, but allegations of child prostitution have been dropped.
Australian diehards who disregarded pleas from family and friends and opted not to catch the last flight out of Cambodia as the COVID-19 pandemic took hold are dealing with lost income and home sickness but are otherwise doing okay.
Almost 200 Australians extracted from Cambodia amid the coronavirus pandemic have touched down in Sydney after a specially-organised flight from Phnom Penh.
Australians wanting to leave Cambodia have been told to go to the capital Phnom Penh immediately before they are blocked from travelling within the country.
The Australian embassy in Phnom Penh is hoping to charter a flight out of Cambodia for more than 500 citizens who fear being stranded amid the coronavirus lockdown.
As the Australian government moves closer to securing a chartered flight out of Cambodia for hundreds of citizens who fear being stranded amid the coronavirus lockdown, Michael Powell finds himself desperately trying to return to Phnom Penh.
The defence of alleged Australian pedophile Garry Mulroy, who faces 15 years in jail if convicted, has been bolstered after his chief accusers withdrew legal objections and apparent witnesses failed to appear in court, his lawyer says.
An Australian former Catholic school teacher will face trial on pedophile charges next week after an appeals court in Phnom Penh rejected two annulment attempts, deigning one was outside the court's jurisdiction and in the second he had no right to question police interviews, his lawyer says.
The trial of Martin Chan opened in a provincial court on Thursday amid legal arguments over the Australian missionary’s role in a company-run charity and a multi-million-dollar to deal to construct a Cambodian school that eventually fell through.
Retired Australian teacher Garry Paul Mulroy is hoping allegations he molested young boys while volunteering in Cambodia will be annulled when his case is heard by an appeals court in Phnom Penh next week.
Australian missionary Martin Chan hopes Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen will intervene to resolve charges of "criminal fraud" that have led to a three-month stint behind bars.
Amid hugs and tears, Australian missionary Martin Chan has been bailed on his third attempt in a Phnom Penh court on Friday amid a bitter legal dispute over the construction of a school.
Australian missionary Martin Chan says he is worried he will be held indefinitely behind bars in Cambodia after judges in a Phnom Penh appeals court adjourned a third bail hearing in his case, which centres on the construction of a school and allegations of fraud.
Prime Minister Hun Sen has raised the prospect of Cambodia again accepting refugees destined for Australia after a previous controversial deal expired, government-friendly media reports say.
Fake bottles of Australian wine were seized close to Thai border crossing. Counterfeits included labels like 620 Cabernet Shiraz, worth more than $1000.
Cambodia has freed opposition leader Kem Sokha from house arrest, more than two years after he was arrested and charged with treason, but he remains banned from politics and from leaving the country, a court says.
Self-exiled Cambodian opposition party founder Sam Rainsy says he will return on Saturday to face arrest amid a crackdown at home on members of his banned party and Malaysia's detention of two party activists trying to return.
Socceroos coach Graham Arnold says he is not responsible for the actions of four Australian under-23 players who are being investigated by the FFA following an incident in Cambodia earlier this year that happened under his watch.
Cambodia's prime minister has threatened to deploy the military if leaders and supporters of the disbanded main opposition party return from exile in what he would regard as an attempted coup d'etat.
Australia and Cambodia have launched a utility program aimed at improving access to clean water for up to one million people in this Southeast Asian country, which suffered severe shortages earlier this year.
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