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Cambodia turns to China for Covid-19 vaccines

Cambodia is gearing up for mass inoculations against the Covid-19 virus, with China providing the first million doses while India has been...

Cambodia blocks exiled dissidents from returning

Airlines refuse to let CNRP members board flights to face mass treason and incitement trial.

Human trafficking added to Cambodian school curriculum

Human trafficking has been added to the school syllabus in Cambodia as students return to classes for a new year after extended breaks in 2020 were enforced due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Mass trial of Cambodian dissidents ‘a plot against democracy’

Khmer Bible editor Theary Seng says she and others are being persecuted for their adherence to democracy.

Cambodia’s Covid-19 restrictions extended by a month

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has extended public restrictions by a month to curb the spread of Covid-19, saying this country’s first community outbreak is under control but has not yet ended.

Cambodia cracks down after Covid-19 outbreak

Cambodia has stepped up its tough measures to counter its first community outbreak of Covid-19 by asking people to remain at home as the health ministry announced another four people have tested positive for the potentially deadly disease.

CNRP members face treason trial in Cambodia

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has summoned 129 officials of the dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) to appear for trial on Nov. 26 after authorities broke up more protests held by the “Friday Wives.”

Khmer Bible editor charged with treason in Cambodia

Theary Seng says charges relate to Sam Rainsy's failed bid to return to Cambodia.

Cambodia acts after bodyguard tests positive for Covid-19

Schools, bars and cinemas to close for at least two weeks as face masks become compulsory.

Cambodian PM Hun Sen among 628 quarantined

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has gone into a 14-day quarantine after Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto tested positive for the Covid-19 virus after a diplomatic visit to Phnom Penh.

Catholic teacher freed from Cambodian prison

Catholic teacher Garry Mulroy has been freed from a Cambodian jail on appeal and has vowed to fight his conviction for indecently assaulting six children, claiming he was the victim of a racket to extort up to US$100,000.

IFJ urges Cambodia to investigate murder of journalist

Prominent TV reporter Koy Piseth was attacked and killed while riding his motorbike.

Rappers join list of Cambodian dissidents

Big protests in Phnom Penh have been rare ever since the main opposition party was banned from competing in the 2018 election, which resulted in the long-ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) winning every seat contested in the National Assembly.

TV journalist reportedly murdered in Cambodia

A prominent Cambodian television journalist was reportedly killed in Phnom Penh in the early hours of Sept. 29 when he was attacked from behind while on his motorbike.

Twisting the news: Hun Sen leaks stories in Cambodia

The idea that a prime minister or president would leak stories about one news organization to another is almost unheard of. It’s the type of job best left to the underlings but not in Cambodia, where one news portal has cited Prime Minister Hun Sen as its leak.

Cambodia jails seven political activists for treason

Lawyer slams 'unjust' verdict on CNRP members who posted online support for leader Sam Rainsy's return.

Cambodia’s ‘deep regrets’ over US criticism of clampdown

US politicians accuse Cambodia of arbitrary arrests of activists and dissenters.

UN steps up pressure over abducted Thai activist

Cambodian authorities accused of cover-up after claiming there is no evidence he was snatched in Phnom Penh.

China slams US sanctions on state-owned firm in Cambodia

Beijing says the move is an act of repression and violates sovereignty

Cambodian churches allowed to reopen after six months

Restrictions apply despite the country's low number of Covid-19 cases.