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Duch, Prison Chief Who Slaughtered for the Khmer Rouge, Dies at 77

Under his watch at Tuol Sleng prison, Duch, whose real name was Kaing Guek Eav, said, “I considered it evil eating evil.”

Douglas A.J. Latchford, Khmer Antiquities Expert, Dies at 88

A leading collector of Cambodian relics, he was credited with helping preserve Khmer culture. He was also charged with trafficking in looted treasures.

Cambodian Politician Arrested for Comments About Border Land

The leader of a little-known Cambodian political party was arrested Friday for comments about the alleged encroachment on the country’s territory by Vietnam, the second arrest in two weeks related to the politically sensitive subject.

‘Graves Without a Name’ Review: An Impossible Quest in Cambodia

The filmmaker Rithy Panh attempts to find where his parents, victims of the Khmer Rouge, are buried.

Union Garment Workers Fear ‘an Opportunity to Get Rid of Us’

From Bangladesh to Cambodia, basic labor rights are unraveling for some as the industry grapples with the coronavirus fallout.

China Limited the Mekong’s Flow. Other Countries Suffered a Drought.

New research show that Beijing’s engineers appear to have directly caused the record low levels of water in Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam.

Review: Partying With the Khmer Rouge in ‘Cambodian Rock Band’

Lauren Yee’s ambitious, tonally mixed play uses bait-and-switch tactics to approach the dark heart of a genocidal regime.

Westerdam Passengers at Low Risk of Coronavirus Infection, C.D.C. Says

The agency does not know why one passenger’s test results were positive, but said there is no risk to fellow travelers.

Cambodia’s Coronavirus Complacency May Exact a Global Toll

When Cambodia’s prime minister greeted passengers on a cruise ship amid a coronavirus scare on Valentine’s Day, embraces were the order of the day. Protective masks were not.

Coronavirus Infection Found After Cruise Ship Passengers Disperse

Amid assurances that the Westerdam was disease free, hundreds of people disembarked in Cambodia and headed for airports. One was later found to be infected.

Quieter Response to Coronavirus in Countries Where China Holds Sway

Top officials in Southeast Asia have played down the threat of the virus and shied away from travel bans. Some have even pushed supposed remedies not supported by science.

A Jungle Airstrip Stirs Suspicions About China’s Plans for Cambodia

The Chinese military’s “string of pearls” strategy depends on far-flung regional outposts. Some think Cambodia is becoming one.

Antiquities Expert Charged With Trafficking in Cambodian Artifacts

Prosecutors say Douglas A. J. Latchford, 88, a dealer in and collector of Southeast Asian antiquities, falsified documents to make looted treasures easier to sell on the art market.

With a Smile, Southeast Asian Nations Protect an Authoritarian

In denying Cambodian opposition politicians entry into their countries, some ASEAN governments please a leader who has had a 34-year grip on power.

At a Cambodian Lake, a Climate Crisis Unfolds

A trifecta of climate change, hydropower dams and illegal fishing are threatening the Tonle Sap, and the people who rely on its fish.

What Our Editor Learned by Speaking to Hundreds of Filmmakers

Mekado Murphy makes the “Anatomy of a Scene” video series for The Times, which asks directors to explain a sequence from one of their films moment by moment.

Cambodia Faces Major Economic Blow as E.U. Weighs Ending Trade Deal

Cambodia faces a serious blow to its economy as the European Union investigates the government’s deteriorating human rights record and considers revoking a special trading deal with the country.

Bernard Krisher, Free Press Champion in Cambodia, Dies at 87

Bernard Krisher, an idealistic, driven journalist who founded Cambodia’s first English-language daily newspaper and, as a philanthropist, established a hospital, an orphanage and hundreds of schools around Cambodia, died on March 5 in Tokyo. He was 87.

Exiled Cambodian Opposition Leaders Are Indicted as Prime Minister Tightens Grip

A Cambodian court has issued arrest warrants for eight opposition leaders who fled abroad for safety but say they are now trying to return.

Cambodia Ruler’s Recipe for Youth Appeal? An 8900-Pound Rice Cake

First came the 8,900-pound sticky-rice cake, stuffed with mung beans and pork belly, displayed at Angkor Wat and heralded as “officially amazing” by Guinness World Records.