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The man who starred in iconic Solo ads is arrested in Cambodia

The star of the iconic ‘Solo Man’ Schweppes drink ad has been arrested for alleged drug activity in Cambodia, after earlier prison terms in the same country and in Thailand.

Man arrested for criticising Cambodia’s Angkor Wat in TikTok video

A man has been detained in Cambodia over a TikTok video in which he disparaged Angkor Wat, a revered temple and the country’s biggest tourist attraction.

Two die, 246 hospitalised after consuming contaminated cucumbers in Cambodia

Two people have died and 246 others have fallen ill in Cambodia after eating cucumbers reportedly contaminated with pesticide residues.

Exiled Cambodian Sam Rainsy has vowed to meet machine guns and lead a revolution

It’s the cheap tourism paradise travellers love to flock to.

‘It just went boom’: Horrifying moment tourist is caught in petrol station explosion

English teacher Zoe Eleftheriou was on her way back to work when she found herself in the wrong place at exactly the wrong time.

Jungle island’s dark past surfaces as search for missing backpacker continues

A spate of violent and deadly attacks on tourists has seen this island paradise dubbed the “new Koh Tao” as another backpacker vanishes.

Aussie drug dealer ‘King Kong’ found dead in Cambodia

An Australian known as “King Kong”, who has previously been arrested on drug charges, has been found dead in a Cambodian street.

Cambodian women held on surrogacy charges

Three Cambodian women arrested in Vietnam then handed over to Cambodian authorities face long jail terms for allegedly carrying babies for foreign nationals.

Cambodian PM may sue over Facebook posts

Lawyers for Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen are considering filing lawsuits against those who insult him on social media.

Australian restaurateur’s drug arrest in Cambodia

An Australian restaurateur has been charged with setting fire to his own eatery and using narcotics in the Cambodian resort city of Siem Reap.

Australian teacher child sex arrest in Cambodia

Australian teacher Garry Mulroy has been arrested in Cambodia on child sex charges relating to boys aged 11 to 14.

‘Leaving in a body bag’: Aussie’s drug prediction in Cambodia

Australian Luke Dowse has died of a drug overdose in Cambodia after predicting he’d be “leaving in a body bag”.

Aussie filmmaker back home after 15 months in Cambodia jail on accusations of spying

James Ricketson is back in Sydney after 15 months in a Phnom Penh prison on accusations of spying. But he has promised he will return to Cambodia.

Julie Bishop dropped the ball on James Ricketson, now Marise Payne must step up

Australia needs to step up its efforts to help jailed filmmaker James Ricketson from rotting in Cambodian jail for six years.

Chinese mafia taking over idyllic Cambodian beach

A few years ago this town was filled with Aussie backpackers probably having a few too many beers. Now it’s unrecognisable.

Aust social worker dies in Cambodia crash

Cambodia's high profile NGO community is in mourning following the death of prominent Australian social worker Laura Knight, who was killed in a car accident which also claimed the lives of three others and left another six people injured.

Cambodia refugee deal to lapse this year

Australia's unsuccessful refugee resettlement deal with Cambodia is set to wrap up at the end of the year.

The incredible coastal village that’s about to be Asia’s next big thing

This is the South East Asian destination everyone will be rushing to soon — so you might want to get in quick.

Chinese arrested in Cambodia over scam

Police in Phnom Penh have arrested 119 Chinese over a fraud scam as the fight against criminal call centres continues.