Fire damages part of Cambodian king’s residence near temple

Fire damaged part of the provincial residence of Cambodia’s King Norodom Sihamoni near a famous temple complex, officials said Monday. No injuries have been reported.

Leaked law proposal would give Cambodia expanded powers to censor critics

Rest of World has obtained a previously unseen draft of a new cybersecurity law that experts say is ripe for abuse.

Logged and loaded: Cambodian prison official suspected in massive legalized logging operation

A Mongabay investigation indicates that a three-star military general who also serves as a top interior ministry official appears to be the notorious illegal logger known as Oknha Chey.

Cambodia’s jailing of Kem Sokha will ensure Hun Sen’s son gets ‘smooth transfer’ of power

Harsh length of Kem Sokha’s 27-year jail term sends ‘clear, intimidating message’ to opposition ahead of elections in summer. Hun Manet, the oldest of Hun Sen’s children, has been groomed to succeed him.

Cambodia leader warns against foreign interference

Cambodian leader Hun Sen said Monday he would not tolerate foreigners who threaten the country's peace, days after the jailing of an opposition figure roused international condemnation.

When Transitional Justice Falls Short

The abrupt end of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal in Cambodia and the ongoing proceedings in Colombia show how the process doesn’t always serve the victims.

Cambodia gov’t rejects concern over opposition leader’s sentence

Opposition leader Kem Sokha, 69, was sentenced to 27 years on charges of treason and is currently under house arrest.

Kem Sokha: Rights groups condemn Cambodia opposition leader’s 27-year sentence

Cambodia's most prominent opposition leader has been sentenced to 27 years under house arrest in a trial critics said was politically motivated.

Cambodia opposition leader Kem Sokha sentenced to 27 years

The former leader of the now-banned Cambodian National Rescue Party was arrested in 2017 and accused of treason.

Bird flu spillover ‘concerning’, doctor warns – as virus in girl who died had mutations making it better adapted to humans

Dr Erik Karlsson, who led the team at the Pasteur Institute of Cambodia that decoded the genetic sequence of the girl's virus, says the discovery "needs to be treated with the utmost concern".

BlackSky details building of China’s secret naval base in Cambodia

BlackSky geospatial satellite imagery intelligence discovers construction to accommodate aircraft carriers at suspect base in Cambodia.

Tree Predators: Corporate Lumber Trafficking Destroys Forests And Indigenous Lives In Cambodia

Cambodia has the third-highest deforestation rate on the planet, with more than 85% of its exports going to China.

Cambodia Investigates After Father and Daughter Infected With Bird Flu

Two family members were infected with H5N1; the daughter died. Eleven contacts, some with symptoms, have tested negative, according to the W.H.O.

Australia Gets Tough on Foreign Government Intimidation of Cambodian, Rwandan Diasporas

The country’s minister of home affairs has spoken out about those who are being “threatened, harassed, or intimidated” because of diaspora protests in Australia.

Looted Gold Jewelry Returns to Cambodia

Now back in Phnom Penh, the 77 items may have been worn by Angkorian royalty.

A collection of rare centuries-old jewelry returns to Cambodia

A spectacular collection of centuries-old Cambodian jewelry has been returned to the Southeast Asian country, the latest treasures to be retrieved from the estate of well-known antiquities collector and dealer Douglas Latchford, who was accused of buying and selling looted artifacts.

Cambodia: Stolen Angkorian crown jewellery resurfaces in London

A vast trove of Cambodia's Angkorian crown jewellery, some dating back to the 7th Century, resurfaced in London last summer, it has been revealed.

Cambodians celebrate traditional fishing methods at annual ceremony (video)

Running into a thigh-deep muddy lake, villagers in eastern Cambodia used bamboo baskets and nets to scoop up their catch for an annual fishing ceremony where only traditional tools are used.

Cambodia placed on watchlist of ‘repressive’ states: CIVICUS

Cambodia’s longtime ruler Hun Sen has ‘overseen a systematic assault on fundamental freedoms’, report states.

Cambodia’s ties with West threatened by media clampdown

One of Cambodia's last independent news outlets, VOD, was forcibly closed. This was allegedly due to VOD naming the prime minister's son, and not the prime minister himself, as the signatory of a foreign aid document.