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Cambodia’s bicycle firms face bumps in the road

Made in Cambodia is a common label on clothing from shirts and skirts to cycling shorts, but these days there's a good chance the bicycle itself will also have been made there.

Dance, pray, love: Being gay in Cambodia (video)

Prumsodon Ok is a choreographer and founder of Cambodia's first gay dance company.

Kem Sokha: Cambodian opposition leader freed from house arrest

Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha has been released from house arrest after being held for more than two years on treason charges.

Sam Rainsy: Cambodian opposition leader turned away at Paris check-in

Cambodia's self-exiled opposition leader - who vowed to return home this weekend - has said he was barred from checking-in for a flight from Paris.

Amelia Bambridge: Missing Cambodia backpacker drowned

British backpacker Amelia Bambridge, who went missing in Cambodia, died from accidental drowning, a post-mortem examination has concluded.

Amelia Bambridge: Body of Cambodia backpacker found at sea

The body of British backpacker Amelia Bambridge who went missing in Cambodia has been found at sea.

Police fear Cambodia backpacker Amelia Bambridge drowned

Cambodian police have said they fear missing British backpacker Amelia Bambridge has drowned.

Missing Amelia Bambridge: ‘No real leads’ in Cambodia search, brother says

The brother of a British backpacker missing in Cambodia says he feels let down by the UK government as the search for her continues.

British backpacker Amelia Bambridge missing on Cambodian island

A British student who disappeared after a beach party on a Cambodian island has been reported missing.

Iran 14-0 Cambodia: Women attend Tehran match for first time in 40 years

Iran thrashed Cambodia 14-0 in their 2022 World Cup qualifier on the day women were officially allowed into the ground to watch the match for the first time in 40 years.

Doch Chkae, the metal band born on a rubbish dump

It was the most powerful symbol of the poverty under which many lived in mid-2000s Cambodia: a vast rubbish dump on the outskirts of the capital.

Iran v Cambodia: Women buy 3,500 tickets for World Cup qualifier

Female fans have bought 3,500 tickets for Iran's World Cup qualifier against Cambodia in Tehran on Thursday.

Kent teacher relives Cambodia petrol station explosion

A teacher says she "hates her face" after suffering horrific burns in a petrol station explosion in Cambodia.

The major fashion brand going carbon neutral

Fashion brand Gucci has announced plans to become a carbon neutral company.

The hidden drawings of Cambodia’s ancient temples

During the genocide of the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia, architect and sculptor Dy Proeung buried his life’s work to preserve it, and save his life.

Obituary: Nuon Chea, Cambodia’s unrepentant perpetrator of genocide

While Pol Pot has gone down in history alongside Adolf Hitler, Josef Stalin and Mao Zedong as one of the most murderous leaders of the 20th Century, his right-hand man is less known.

Nuon Chea: Cambodian former Khmer Rouge deputy leader dies

Nuon Chea, a key leader in Cambodia's Khmer Rouge who was convicted of genocide last year, has died at the age of 93.

Khmer Rouge: I survived the ‘Killing Fields’

40 years ago the Khmer Rouge were toppled from power in Cambodia, having taken over in 1975.

Surviving Cambodia’s ‘Killing Fields’

The Khmer Rouge were extremist communists who came to power in 1975

Cambodia re-enacts Khmer Rouge killings – in pictures

Cambodian actors have re-enacted atrocities committed by the Khmer Rouge on the country's National Day of Remembrance - known informally as the "Day of Anger".