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Cambodia criticises edited photos of Khmer Rouge victims

Authorities in Cambodia have criticised an artist after he altered photos of victims of the Khmer Rouge genocide.

Can striking oil turn Cambodia’s economy around?

In a Facebook post, Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen described the country’s first few drops of oil as “a blessing for Cambodia” and “an important first step”.

‘World’s loneliest elephant’ arrives for new life in Cambodia (video)

An overweight elephant, once dubbed the world's loneliest, has arrived in Cambodia after being rescued from a life of misery in a Pakistani zoo.

Cambodia genocide: Khmer Rouge prison chief Comrade Duch dies

Comrade Duch, a former senior figure of the Khmer Rouge convicted of crimes against humanity in Cambodia, has died.

Cambodia’s ‘Rubbish School’ where kids pay with plastic (video)

Usually, Kimleng Sang is a photography guide in Angkor Wat in Cambodia. But because of the global pandemic there are no tourists, so he decided to use his free time to teach local children English.

Cambodia’s ‘hidden’ Angkor Wat (video)

After hiding his identity, burying his work in the forest and narrowly escaping death, a Cambodian architect built a masterpiece inspired by Angkor Wat.

Wanchalearm Satsaksit: The Thai satirist abducted in broad daylight

Sitanan Satsaksit was on the phone to her brother early in the evening on 4 June when he told her to hold the line. Wanchalearm, also known as Tar, was handing over a few dollars for meatballs at a stall opposite his home in the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh.

Cambodian sisters, 98 and 101, reunited after 47 years

Two Cambodian sisters - aged 98 and 101 - have been reunited for the first time in 47 years after each thinking the other had died during the Khmer Rouge's 1970s reign of terror.

Coronavirus: How did Cambodia’s cruise ship welcome go wrong?

A former passenger on the cruise ship MS Westerdam who tested positive for the Covid-19 coronavirus in Malaysia having left the vessel has led to fears that other passengers who have also moved on might have been exposed to the virus.

Kem Sokha: Cambodian opposition leader denies US conspiracy

A Cambodian opposition leader, Kem Sokha, has denied conspiring with foreign powers, as his treason trial began in Phnom Penh.

How the scramble for sand is destroying the Mekong

A crisis is engulfing the Mekong River, its banks are collapsing and half a million people are at risk of losing their homes.

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.