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Book lauds Hun Sen’s crusade against Covid-19

Cambodian leader is portrayed as a 'dashing hero who went against the current' to fight a deadly virus.

Cambodia’s Covid-19 patients recover

Businesses are keen to end lockdown soon after several blows to the kingdom's economy.

Cambodia accused of rights violations under pandemic cover

Critics say Hun Sen ignored Covid-19 so as not to jeopardize Cambodia's close ties with China.

Christian missionary acquitted of fraud in Cambodia

Australian Martin Chan plans to work more with prisoners after spending three months in jail.

Cambodia accused of crippling rights under Covid-19 cover

Emergency law would allow the state to use the army in enforcing the law.

Coronavirus an excuse for Cambodia’s poverty plight

Trade sanctions and an exodus of Western and Chinese investors take their toll on defiant Hun Sun.

Christian missionary granted bail in Cambodia on third attempt

Australian Martin Chan says he was well treated but feared being jailed indefinitely.

Cambodia Releases Political Prisoners

It’s Friday morning and a group of Cambodians have gathered out the front of Prey Sar prison on the outskirts of Phnom Penh.

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.