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Aust missionary gets bail in Cambodia

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.

Cambodia bail hearing adjourned for Aussie

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.

Cambodia says it is considering taking refugees bound for Australia

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 Australian wine worth $1000 is seized in Cambodia as massive bootleg alcohol operation...

Fake bottles of Australian wine were seized close to Thai border crossing. Counterfeits included labels like 620 Cabernet Shiraz, worth more than $1000.

Cambodia opp leader free from house arrest

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.

Opposition leader to return to Cambodia

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.

Four Australian under-23 players under investigation following incident in Cambodia

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 PM threatens on opposition return

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 to bolster Cambodia clean water

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.

Cambodia seeks opposition leader’s arrest

Cambodia has renewed calls for the arrest of veteran opposition chief Sam Rainsy amid the threat of sanctions by the European Union over human rights concerns.

Aust link in Cambodia genocide ruling

Former Khmer Rouge leader Nuon Chea, who has been found guilty of genocide in Cambodia, was ultimately responsible for the deaths of two Australian yachtsmen.

Australian nurse freed from Cambodian jail but 43 women arrested over surrogacy

Tammy Davis-Charles was secretly freed on 22 May, a senior prison official says.

Cambodian surrogacy scandal flares again

Following the secretive release of an Australian nurse jailed in Cambodia for running a surrogacy operation, new arrests of pregnant local women have been made.

ANZ slammed for Cambodia rights violations

An ANZ loan to a Cambodian sugar firm has been criticised by an Australia government body.

Australia told ‘butt out’ of Cambodia election

Cambodia has given a strong warning to Australia not to interfere in national elections next month despite calls that the ballot should not be registered.

Cambodia warns Australia over July 29 elections

Cambodia's ruling party officials have told Australia, among the country's largest donors, not to interfere in national elections on July 29, dismissing calls that the ballot should not be recognised.

Australian mining magnate sells Cambodia paper

Alarm bells are ringing over Cambodia's media freedom after an Australian mining magnate sold The Phnom Penh Post to a Malaysian investor.

Australian charged in Cambodia with locking up three women

An Australian man in Cambodia has been arrested and charged for allegedly locking up his girlfriend, her younger sister and her niece.

Cambodian leader given a behaviour warning

A Labor frontbencher has taken the Cambodian prime minister to task over his threat to beat up protesters if they burn effigies of him...