Cambodian farmers’ coalition members freed ahead of polls

Three members of the Coalition of Cambodian Farmers Community were accused of plotting a 'peasant revolution'.

The Danger of Microfinance

Small loans in Cambodia drown the poor and buoy the rich.

Researchers work to preserve evidence on Cambodia’s genocide

In Cambodia, very few families were untouched by the more-than-four-decade-old genocide.

Cambodian killed by 40 crocodiles after falling into enclosure at reptile farm

About 40 crocodiles killed a Cambodian man on Friday after he fell into their enclosure at his family’s reptile farm, the police said.

Cambodia condemned after union leader jailed over casino strike

Chhim Sithar was found guilty of ‘incitement’ over strikes that began in 2021 when NagaWorld fired more than 1,300 staff.

This Runner Finished Last, but Her Perseverance Won Over a Nation

Video of the Cambodian runner Bou Samnang’s rain-soaked performance in a 5,000-meter race resonated with fans who applauded her gritty determination.

Blood on His Hands

Survivors of Kissinger’s Secret War in Cambodia Reveal Unreported Mass Killings

3 held in Cambodia for planning ‘peasant revolution’

Arrests made as SEA Games end, Hun Sen rejects opposition apology.

Cambodia chases herd immunity in dogs to stamp out rabies

A British charity is leading a drive to vaccinate 100,000 dogs in just 10 days, to break the cycle of transmission in the rabies hotspot.

From ‘hell on earth’ to Europe, a young Cambodian’s unlikely journey via Gaelic football

Born in an area labelled by some as “hell on earth”, Touch Phanouch, who grew up near Stung Meanchey – an infamous landfill in Phnom Penh – never imagined he would see the rest of the world outside of Cambodia.

Cambodia mentor Harry Savaya takes swipe at Chot Reyes; Gilas Pilipinas coach fires back

Cambodia head coach Harry Savaya refused to go away without a parting shot.

Cambodian govt approves construction of first waterway linking capital to coastal province

The Cambodian government has approved the construction of the first-ever waterway connecting the Bassac River in Phnom Penh with the sea in the southwest Kep province, said government chief spokesman Phay Siphan.

Cambodia emerge from troubled past in hope of building football future

Hosting the Southeast Asian games was a step in the right direction in a country whose football has suffered for years.

Cambodia coach Harry Savaya defends reliance on naturalized players

Cambodia head coach Harry Savaya found absolutely no problem with the 2023 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games host leaning heavily on naturalized players on the way to its historic 5-on-5 basketball silver-medal finish.

Football chaos brings curtain down on drama-filled SEA Games

Nearly two weeks of triumphs, tears and the occasional tantrum came to an end Wednesday as the Southeast Asian Games closed in Cambodia, with Vietnam taking home the most medals.

SEA Games 2023: 10 of the best and worst moments

As the 32nd SEA Games drew to a close, The Straits Times’ men on the ground Deepanraj Ganesan, David Lee and Jonathan Wong relived the highs and lows of the action in Cambodia. Here are ST’s picks for the event’s 10 moments to remember.

SEA Games 2023: Cambodia signs off with picture-perfect closing ceremony

Nothing, not even a passing thunderstorm midway through Wednesday night’s closing ceremony, was going to stop first-time SEA Games hosts Cambodia from throwing a party to commemorate its place in history.

6 of the Biggest Highlights and Controversies of the 2023 SEA Games

When Luang Sukhum Nayapradit, then vice-president of the National Olympic Committee of Thailand, first pitched the idea of a Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in...

Brawl-marred football final caps Cambodia’s first SEA Games hosting

The gold medal match in men’s football made global headlines as the referee handed out multiple red cards following a mass brawl involving players and staff from both Indonesian and Thailand teams.

She finished last, but this runner won fans for not giving up in a pounding rain

She could have just quit. The race was long decided, and rain was falling in torrents. But Bou Samnang was running for her country — Cambodia — so she kept going, racing alone on a track in Phnom Penh.


Adulterated rice wine leaves one dead and 27 hospitalised in northwest Cambodia

One villager died and 27 others were hospitalised in northwest Cambodia's Pursat province after drinking homemade rice wine, which is suspected to contain high levels of methanol, a local health official said on Sunday.