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Bernard Krisher, Journalist and Philanthropist, Dies at 87

Bernard Krisher, chairman of World Assistance for Cambodia, publisher of The Cambodia Daily and former Newsweek Tokyo bureau chief, died on March 5 at a hospital in Tokyo. He was 87.

The CPP Central Committee Welcomes New Blood – but from Within

The 41st Central Committee meeting of Cambodia’s ruling party ended on Thursday with Prime Minister Hun Sen’s eldest son, Hun Manet, joining the powerful permanent commission of the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) committee. 

Hun Sen Calls for Dismissal of Powerful Media Titan

Prime Minister Hun Sen, prompted by a family quarrel, has called for the dismissal of CNC Television CEO Ouk Vora, according to a recording of the conversation made available toThe Cambodia Daily.

Labor activist under fire for role in sex-trafficking documentary

“My Mother Sold Me”, a 27-minute documentary on sex trafficking in Cambodian, has garnered 1.5 million views on YouTube in the seven weeks since its release.

Khmer Times Flogs Huawei for Cambodia Telecoms

The pro-government Khmer Times ran a December 7 story about Chinese telecom giant Huawei with a KT byline that, while not marked as advertising, was transparently a Huawei press release being passed off as journalism.

Government’s “Flying Penthouse” Charter Jet to be Sold by Owners

Chinese conglomerate HNA Group is being forced to reduce debt by selling assets, including the company’s "flying penthouse" often chartered by Prime Minister Hun Sen, according to media reports.

James Ricketson: Future May Include a Return to Cambodia

Australian filmmaker James Ricketson spent 15 months in Phnom Penh’s notorious Prey Sar prison on espionage charges. In the final installment of a four-part interview with The Cambodia Daily, Ricketson describes future plans that may include a return to Cambodia.

James Ricketson: Basic Changes Could Ease Suffering of Cambodia’s Prison Population

Australian filmmaker James Ricketson spent 15 months in Phnom Penh’s notorious Prey Sar prison on espionage charges. In the third installment of a four-part interview with The Cambodia Daily, Ricketson outlines a series of changes that could ease the suffering of Cambodian prisoners and their families.

James Ricketson: If Arrested, Don’t Count on your Embassy for Help

Australian filmmaker James Ricketson spent 15 months in Phnom Penh’s notorious Prey Sar prison on espionage charges. In the second installment of a four-part interview with The Cambodia Daily, Ricketson criticizes the Australian government for what he says was a lackluster effort to secure his freedom.

Fifteen Months’ Imprisonment and “15 Minutes of Fame”

Australian filmmaker James Ricketson is back in Australia enjoying what he calls “15 minutes of fame” after his grueling 15 month stretch in Phnom Penh’s notorious Prey Sar prison.

Hun Sen Supporters, Foes Greet Premier at UN Summit in New York

PHOTO GALLERY: An estimated 500 to 1000 anti-Hun Sen protestors and some 200 government supporters gathered in New York on Friday September 28 as the prime minister paid an official visit to the UN.

Australian filmmaker James Ricketson granted royal pardon

Australian filmmaker James Ricketson, who last month was convicted by a Phnom Penh court of espionage, has been granted a royal pardon.

National Assembly Boycott Signals Tougher Diplomatic Stance

When the opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) boycotted the opening of parliament following the 2013 national election, diplomats from countries that support democracy were left in a bind: should they attend an event that would legitimize what many viewed as a stolen election or ignore an invitation from the head of state who had accepted their credentials?
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Preserving The Victims’ Clothes At Tuol Sleng

The memory of the Khmer Rouge's many torture victims is being kept alive through a special conservation project. Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum holds the clothes of thousands who were killed in the Cambodian genocide in the late 1970's.
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Tuol Sleng Preserves Clothing of Its Victims

The U.S government is funding a program to protect up to 5,000 pieces of clothing stored for decades at Phnom Penh’s infamous Tuol Sleng prison.
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Community Fights to Save Endangered River Dolphins

A community in Kratie is banding together to protect the area’s critically endangered Mekong Irrawaddy dolphins.

As more Cambodian and Vietnamese immigrants are targeted for deportation, advocates say they ‘can’t...

Every day, Victoria Martinez’s 2-year-old son peppers her with questions about the disappearance of his father, a Cambodian immigrant.

What Did the Laos-Cambodia Security Meeting Achieve?

Last week, Laos and Cambodia held another iteration of a key security meeting between the two sides. Though few details were publicly disclosed, the interaction once again highlighted ongoing efforts by the two Southeast Asian states to manage some key border issues that have previously threatened to undermine ongoing cooperation in other areas.

Cambodia agrees to send 1st batch of housemaids to Malaysia in June after years...

Cambodia agreed on Tuesday to send the first batch of women to work as housemaids in Malaysia in June, more than six years after the country imposed a ban on sending maids to Malaysia.

Train track to Cambodian border completed

SA KAEO: Refurbishing of the train track from Aranyaprathet to the border is now completed, but the planned reopening of the rail link between Thailand and Cambodia will not happen soon.