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Cambodia reports first Covid death as country battles new outbreak

The southeast Asian nation is now facing its most serious flare-up of the crisis.

Covid-19 pandemic could increase child mortality in Cambodia by 35 per cent, report warns

Child and maternal mortality in Cambodia could increase by between 35 and 50 per cent over the next year as the Covid-19 pandemic threatens to disrupt the provision of essential services, according to a new report.

Gun-toting scarecrows pop up in rural Cambodia to ‘ward off’ Covid-19

As coronavirus spreads through southeast Asia, superstitious communities turn to 'ting mong' effigies used during previous illness outbreaks.

Cambodia begins treason trial against opposition leader despite global outcry

A Cambodian court on Wednesday opened the trial of Kem Sokha, an opposition party leader accused of treason during a widespread crackdown on government critics.

New airstrip in Cambodian jungle sparks fears China is planning to use country as...

A new runway being constructed in a Cambodian jungle has added to fears that China is preparing to base troops around the southeast Asian country.

Malaysia detains Cambodian opposition leader ahead of return from exile

he Malaysian authorities have detained a senior Cambodian official who plans to join a mass return of exiled opposition leaders to Cambodia on Saturday, in what the Southeast Asian country’s autocratic leader has denounced as an attempted coup.

Cambodian troops stage live fire drills ahead of opposition leaders’ return

Cambodia has deployed troops along its borders and staged live fire drills ahead of the return this weekend of exiled leaders of a banned opposition party - a move the country’s leader has denounced as an attempted coup.

Does Cambodia have a safety problem?

Cambodia’s popularity as a travel destination has been edging up incrementally for years.

Ancient Cambodian city found using aerial mapping

An ancient settlement, known has the ‘lost city’ of Cambodia, has been rediscovered by scientists using aerial mapping after remaining hidden in dense jungle for centuries.

Jungle chic and animal magic: How a new wave of luxury hotels is transforming...

It started with a zip line: 1,050ft long and 130ft above the ground.

Bats, spiders and slippery rocks – is this Cambodian cave worth the voyage?

Batman meets Spider-Man: that’s how you could sum up our cave adventures in Cambodia.

Shocking report exposes sexual abuse, forced marriages and trafficking along China’s borders

Thousands of North Korean women and girls are being forced into marriage and prostitution and subjected to sadistic abuse by trafficking gangs running a multimillion-dollar illicit sex industry in China.

How you can help save the world’s most trafficked mammal

Unaware of the price on its head, the hapless pangolin scurried across the jungle floor; most likely it was looking for ants, which the creatures gleefully scoop up with their long, sticky tongues.

How to see the secret side of the Mekong

Dawn on the Mekong. The whoop of a black-hooded laughing thrush serves as a wake-up call.

Hero rats, singing puddles and crowd-free ruins: A postcard from Cambodia in rainy season

Avoid the rainy season is one of great truisms of travel. But is it always good advice?

Why the best way to absorb the culture of Vietnam and Cambodia is cruising...

Vietnam and Cambodia offer a colourful culture, poignant history and verdant landscapes. These countries are ideally suited to travelling by water as many of the most rewarding experiences are tucked away in the countryside through which the Mekong River passes.

‘I love the boy’: Cambodian surrogates forced to keep babies say they will care...

When Lee had just given birth, she saw a Chinese man peering desperately through the window to her Phnom Penh hospital room. Security would not let him enter.

Cambodian unease as Chinese casinos turn seaside paradise into ‘Macau No 2’

Gamblers chain-smoking and speaking Mandarin are feeding $100 bills into hungry roulette machines at the Holiday Palace Casino Resort.

Cambodian tycoons set for victory in controversial poll, claims rights group

Cambodia’s tycoons are set to be big winners in a controversial election at the end of July, a new report by a leading human rights group has claimed, while calling for sanctions against the country’s business elite for allegedly eroding democracy.

England World Cup squad’s ‘patriotic’ M&S suits were made in Cambodia

England’s football team flew out to the World Cup on Tuesday, kitted out in a patriotic Marks & Spencer suit.... made in Cambodia.