Cambodia tribunal dismisses election appeal by sole opposition party

Cambodia's Constitutional Council on Thursday rejected an appeal by the sole opposition party against its election disqualification, a decision that means the ruling party will run virtually unopposed in July.

Cambodia’s opposition disqualified from election, appeal fails

Cambodia’s Constitutional Council rejects appeal from opposition Candlelight Party to be allowed contest election.

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.

Greater Mekong proves an ark of biodiversity, with 380 new species in a year

Scientists described 380 new-to-science species from the Greater Mekong region of Southeast Asia between 2021 and 2022.

Fourth Cambodian charged for attempting ‘peasant revolt’

Human Rights Watch says charges designed to silence critics ahead of elections.

Cambodia’s Hun Sen Tells Countries to Stay Silent on Election Process

More revolutionary plots are alleged ahead of the July 23 poll.

Poor protection for Cambodian women adds insult to injury

Domestic violence is rife in Cambodia, where men commonly feel entitled to beat and assault women publicly while those around them do nothing about it, writes Johanna Higgs.

Villagers celebrate traditional ritual to ask “guardian spirit” to bring good fortune and rain in Cambodia

Dozens of villagers on the northwest outskirts of Phnom Penh in Cambodia painted their faces and bodies as well as donned grass skirts on Wednesday as they celebrated an annual traditional ritual to ask a "guardian spirit" to bring good fortune and rain for their rice crop.

Blood on His Hands

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

Cambodian blue-crested agama, Phnom Kulen bent-toed gecko among new species discovered in Greater Mekong, says WWF

A Cambodian blue-crested agama and a Phnom Kulen bent-toed geckos are among the 380 newly discovered species in the Greater Mekong sub-region in 2021 and 2022.

Cambodian land activists arrested for allegedly inciting farmers to hate the rich

Three Cambodian land rights activists who were arrested on charges of plotting against the government planned to provoke a peasant revolution by teaching farmers about class divisions between rich and poor, an official said Tuesday.

3 held in Cambodia for planning ‘peasant revolution’

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

Cambodia’s Hun Sen Accuses Western Diplomats of Supporting Opposition

Since the 1990s, accusations of foreign interference have occupied a privileged position in the Cambodian leader’s rhetorical arsenal.

Number of international tourist arrivals to Cambodia skyrocket

Cambodia attracted 1.29 million international visitors in the first quarter of 2023, an increase of 709% over the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Tourism's report released on May 23.

‘Fake’ Cambodian trade claim

A Federal MP has branded a South-East branch of the Cambodian Chamber of Commerce as a “fake” and a “front” for the Cambodian Government.

Thailand awaits reopening of tourism access to Preah Vihear

Thai and Cambodian troops bullish about current relations but trouble is never far away from the shrine-turned-border crossing.

Cambodia Has Benefited From BRI projects, but Must be More Strategic Going Forward

Cambodia’s participation in the Belt and Road Initiative has strengthened relations with China and brought net benefits, but also highlighted the risks of over-reliance on one country and the need for a more comprehensive framework for evaluating new investments.

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.