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Cambodian children face crisis from poor diets

The situation could get much worse under the Covid-19 pandemic, warns new UNICEF report.

Charges dropped against Cambodian political researcher

Court decision made after Prime Minister Hun Sen's request on behalf of Seng Sary.

Cambodia eyes tourism boost after quick Covid vaccine rollout

Six-year-olds are inoculated as the country hopes for a reopening by the last quarter.

Cambodia arrests villagers amid airport land dispute

Cambodian villagers have refused to accept extremely low compensation for their land taken for US$ 1.5 airport project.

Rapper unrepentant after release from Cambodian prison

Government upset after UN rapporteurs call for the release of an autistic teenager.

Cambodia extends harsh restrictions to combat Delta variant

Covid-19 cases reach record highs in neighboring Vietnam, Thailand and Laos.

Cambodia rebukes US envoy’s statement on jailed unionist

Do not accuse without evidence, says the justice ministry citing a strong legal basis for Rong Chhun's conviction

Cambodian trade unionist jailed for ‘disturbing social stability’

Rong Chhun was charged after issuing a statement that Cambodia was ceding border territory to Vietnam.

Cambodia extends Covid-19 restrictions by up to two weeks

Health authorities detect more Delta variant cases despite the rapid rollout of vaccinations.

Cambodia denies rights abuses due to dam

Human Rights Watch maintains the hydropower project has impacted the livelihoods of tens of thousands.

Compensation review urged for people displaced by Cambodian dam

Livelihoods of indigenous and ethnic minorities 'washed away,' says Human Rights Watch.

Khmer Rouge tribunal to hold last public hearings

Pol Pot henchman Khieu Samphan, 90, to deliver his oral defense in appeal hearing.

Cambodia delays welcoming tourists by a year

Authorities prioritize public health and safety after detection of the deadly Delta variant of the coronavirus.

Cambodia inches toward herd immunity against Covid-19

Prime Minister Hun Sen prioritizes the right to life over the right to democracy as nation prepares to vaccinate children.

Cambodia’s Covid-19 cases ease but economy crumbles

More than six million people in the informal sector are expected to lose their jobs

Cambodia rules out independent inquiry into activist’s murder

The Cambodian government has ruled out an independent inquiry with foreign observers into the death of Kem Ley, an activist and radio commentator who was shot dead while having a cup of coffee more than five years ago.

Fears grow that Cambodia may cross Covid red line

Call for urgent action as case numbers and death toll continue to rise despite vaccinations

Family of slain Cambodian activist Kem Ley mark five-year anniversary

A former soldier claimed that an unpaid debt was the motive to kill in a trial, which critics say was a cover-up.

Pandemic surges across Cambodia’s countryside

Markets are closed as authorities fear the spread of the Delta variant of the contagion.

Cambodia’s human traffickers alter their business model

As poverty worsens during the pandemic, Cambodians are vulnerable to criminals luring them to work abroad.