Tourists volunteering in Cambodian orphanages may be unwittingly fuelling an industry that exploits children for profit.
China’s exports to Southeast Asian country have been rising steadily since start of trade war.
Two leading experts on water issues in Asia warn that parts of Vietnam’s fertile southernmost areas bordering Southeast Asia’s longest river, the Mekong, are in danger of drying up.
In a meeting of prime ministers Wednesday, Cambodia’s Hun Sen appeared to eliminate neighboring Laos as a potential route by which self-exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy could return to Cambodia as he has pledged to do in November.
A lawyer for arrested Cambodian opposition chief Kem Sokha on Wednesday rejected government claims this week that his transfer by authorities from prison to house arrest last year while waiting to be tried was a humanitarian gesture representing “release.”
The United States called for the immediate release of Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha Tuesday in a statement issued one week after the second anniversary of his arrest.
Some 50 million people downstream rely for a living on river's waters, along with fish and sediment it washes their way; researchers and environmental advocates say dam could block both.
This matters to Cambodia’s MFI borrowers because so many of them now count on money they earn in the nation’s apparel, footwear and sporting goods manufacturing sectors, direct EBA beneficiaries.
Both drought and upstream water releases again challenge the control of the Mekong River.
Cambodian authorities arrested a former opposition party activist on Thursday, taking him into custody in northwestern Cambodia’s Banteay Meanchey province where he had gone to work as a taxi driver, sources told RFA’s Khmer Service as the government of Hun Sen continued legal action against the party it banned nearly two years ago.
Three Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) activists have been placed in pre-trial detention after their arrests over the weekend, a...
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and his Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohamad on Tuesday criticised sanctions placed by the UN Security Council and powerful countries on smaller states as unjust and impacting nations not involved in disputes.
Lawyers for Cambodia's detained opposition leader Kem Sokha called on Monday for treason charges against him to be dropped and for his release from house arrest, two years after he was first arrested ahead of national elections.
Cambodia’s exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy says he will return from France on Nov. 9 to his Southeast Asian homeland, where he faces jail time of 15 years or more.
Low-income women in South and Southeast Asia face a series of seemingly insurmountable obstacles.
A Cambodian court’s last-minute postponement Friday of the announcement of a verdict in the trial of two former Radio Free Asia journalists left the reporters disappointed, and the government’s explanation for the delay failed to satisfy them or their supporters in the human rights community.
A Cambodian court is scheduled to issue a verdict Friday in the case of two journalists who worked for the U.S. government-funded Radio Free Asia who are charged with espionage.
Cambodia should tighten restrictions on the influx of Chinese nationals to the country, according to a local rights group, which says the community is responsible for rampant violent crime and loose ethics that are contributing to the downfall of society.
Cambodian authorities routinely infringe on the people’s right to assembly, especially in protests about land disputes, according to a fact sheet released this month by the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR).
Sam Rainsy “the acting president” of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), told supporters in Australia at the weekend that the Kingdom had lost its independence to China, while outlining plans for his announced return.