Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Home Authors Posts by UCA News

UCA News

16 POSTS 0 COMMENTS

River of no return: Mekong faces grim future

Prime ministers, presidents and heads of international banks have caused a potential catastrophe.

Fear remains 3 years after slaying of Cambodian political commentator

Anniversary of Kem Ley's murder sees Cambodia further than ever from democracy, a land where no one dares voice dissent.

Cambodia still bullying opposition into submission

Supporters of dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party claim they are being unfairly targeted by paranoid regime.

Missionaries told to ‘go deeper’ into Cambodian culture

Day of rememberance honors all those who suffered and died at the hands of the Khmer Rouge.

US priest aids Cambodia’s deaf

Father Charles Dittmeier combats isolation and the myth that the deaf are mentally deficient.

Cambodian beach town in China’s grip

Locals are being swept aside as Sihanoukville swells with Chinese and their investments.

Cambodia’s 20 years of peace

As Cambodians ushered in 2019 with fireworks and dance parties, a profound celebration was underway on the northern outskirts of capital Phnom Penh. 

Cambodia’s famous Angkor Wat fails to stem poverty

A Catholic church is helping to relieve acute hardship in the tourist town of Siem Reap and surrounding villages.

Thailand set to return dissident to Cambodia

Rath Rott Mony upset Cambodian govt by helping foreigners make documentary on child sex trafficking.

Cambodians weigh up risks of working in Kuwait

Plan to send 5,000 workers to the Middle East next year worries rights groups after cases of abuse and exploitation.

Female construction workers in Cambodia get short changed

Gender bias means women get paid less than men and suffer sexual harassment and denial of maternity leave.

Cambodia eases pressure by releasing political prisoners

Facing international condemnation over human rights and a flawed election, Hun Sen shows his merciful side.

Phnom Penh Post ‘facing closure’ after huge tax bill

Cambodia's last bastion of independent daily news, The Phnom Penh Post, is facing closure after being hit with a huge tax bill, making it the latest casualty in a government crackdown on the media, sources close to the newspaper say.

Cambodia’s war on the press

While just six months ago journalist Yeang Sothearin was chasing stories on politics and rights abuses in Cambodia, the former Radio Free Asia (RFA) reporter now spends his days inside an overcrowded cell in Phnom Penh's squalid Prey Sar prison.

Cambodia’s latter day ‘repression’ has Khmer Rouge roots

The Cambodian government has succeeded in shutting down the political opposition, critical thinking in the media and has sharpened its focus on non-government organizations, which have tried its patience over human rights issues. For some "The Repression" is shocking, for others the crackdown is simply a return to this country's communist past.

Cambodia’s drugs crackdown pushes users into hiding

As more addicts end up behind bars or living in fear of police, they cannot get treatment to cure their habit.