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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.

Cambodia urged to end ‘de facto ban’ on protests

Women carry food during the Pchum Ben festival (Festival of Death) at a pagoda in Phnom Penh on Sept. 10. (Photo: Tang Chhin Sothy/AFP)

NGOs targeted in Cambodian clampdown

Ministry's call for legal action follows more protests in support of arrested trade unionist

Cambodian official warns of ‘world collapse’ if US bans Chinese apps

A senior Cambodian official has told a national conference that the world is going to collapse if the US-China trade war leads to the elimination of Chinese apps from App Store and Play Store.

Mystery in Cambodia over missing Covid-positive Chinese

Concerns over 'special treatment' for Chinese as six disappear after positive tests.

Cambodia allocates $1.2 billion for pandemic, EBA

Concerns mount as Covid-19 cases spike among incoming passengers.

Lord of the orphans and his fall from grace

Cambodian genocide survivor denies allegations of fraud and sexually abusing children

Cambodia eases Covid-19 travel restrictions

Thousands remain stranded as coronavirus case numbers creep up.

Cambodia bolsters mine clearance ranks by 2,000

With international support, the country plans to be free of land mines by 2025.

Covid-19 increases malnutrition risk for Cambodian children

Children aged under five in poor countries are most at risk as contagion takes its toll.

Severe drought warning for Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam

Mekong River Commission chief calls for stronger regional collaboration to address problems .