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Cambodia’s outlawed opposition seeks support via noodle gatherings

Cambodia's outlawed opposition party is aiming to reinvigorate grassroots support by having local party members continue to meet over noodles nationwide this week as a means of "passive resistance" to the government, an exiled party leader said.

Hundreds march in Cambodia’s capital to mark Labour Day after ban lifted

Hundreds of Cambodian workers on Wednesday (May 1) marched about 1km around a city block in the capital to mark International Labour Day, with authorities allowing the short procession after they had banned May Day marches for years.

Cambodia signs 5G development deal with China’s Huawei

Cambodia has inked a deal with Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei to roll out 5G mobile infrastructure in the country next year, as some Western nations decide whether to exclude the company from 5G expansion, a spokesman for Cambodia's telecoms regulator said on Monday.

Father, son charged for beheading of woman, granddaughter in Cambodia

A Cambodian farmer and his son have been charged with the beheading murders of a woman and her 6-year-old granddaughter whose bodies were found in a forest, authorities said on Friday.

Cambodian teacher filmed taking students’ money disciplined

A Cambodian primary school teacher in capital Phnom Penh has been removed from her job after a video of her illicitly collecting money from students circulated online, an Education Ministry spokesman said on Monday. 

Cambodia PM’s page hacked: Facebook

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen’s official Facebook page was hacked on Monday, Facebook said a day later.

Cambodians demand respect for human rights

Cambodian demonstrators gathered outside the centre of Phnom Penh to commemorate International Human Rights Day yesterday, after authorities prohibited a march through the capital’s streets, a local rights organisation said.

Cambodian police guard opposition leader

In a move to prevent protests around the home of Cambodia's main opposition leader Kem Sokha, police have formed a task force to monitor him, media reports say.

Danger alert for Cambodian opposition head

Cambodia's main opposition leader Kem Sokha is "in danger of death" at the hands of Prime Minister Hun Sen, Sokha's predecessor Sam Rainsy has warned.