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Cambodia

Cambodia buying 'tens of thousands' of Chinese weapons: PM Hun Sen

Hun Sen said USD 40 million had been spent this year on top of a total amount of USD 290 million in previous arms deals with China.

29 Jul 2019 1:50 PM

Cambodia charges 4 Chinese after building collapse killed 28

The project was in Sihanoukville, a thriving beach resort town that has several such Chinese-funded projects.

25 Jun 2019 10:48 AM

Death toll rises to 25 in Cambodia building collapse

Other survivors said they woke to loud bang and managed to escape as building folded in, leaving dozens of workers stranded on upper floors.

24 Jun 2019 11:28 AM

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of genocide in landmark ruling

This ruling was the first to acknowledge Pol Pot's reign of terror that saw some two million Cambodians die as a genocide.

16 Nov 2018 4:05 PM

Cambodia ruling party sweeps parliament after vote with no opposition

Cambodia's new government will be formed next month but problems of credibility could trail regime.

16 Aug 2018 1:57 PM

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Cambodian man kills ex-wife then commits suicide live on Facebook

Ra Chhay Rath, 21, killed his ex-wife at school on Thursday then went to the nearby Tsubasa bridge and jumped into the Mekong river.

20 Apr 2018 3:39 PM

Cambodia arrests 10 foreigners for ‘dancing pornographically’

Officials said dozens of tourists were let go after being informed of their inappropriate actions.

29 Jan 2018 2:15 PM

After busting illegal cockfighting racket, Cambodian police kill, eat 92 roosters

Scores of people were initially detained in the police raid, but most have since been released after receiving light suspended sentences.

28 Dec 2017 5:41 PM

Surrogacy remains a lure for Cambodia's poorest despite ban

"Cambodia is still poor but we don't want to use surrogacy to reduce poverty among our people', Interior minister Chou Bun Eng said.

18 Jun 2017 12:10 PM

UNICEF decries sale of Cambodian breast milk to US mothers

The agency spokeswoman in Cambodia pointed out that breast milk banks should not operate by exploiting poor women for profit.

22 Mar 2017 1:21 PM

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‘Cambodian PM heads huge business empire’

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen and his family have built a multi-million-dollar business empire spanning the impoverished country’s most lucrative sectors, a watchdog said Thursday, warning foreign

08 Jul 2016 7:07 AM

Ruins of ancient civilisation found in Cambodia

The Angkor-period temple of Banteay Top, within the Banteay Chhmar acquisition block, in Siem Reap province. Archaelogists said new details of medieval cities hidden under jungle in Cambodia have been revealed using lasers. (Photo: AFP)

13 Jun 2016 4:29 AM

Plan to revive ‘extinct’ Cambodian tigers

Tigers are “functionally extinct” in Cambodia, conservationists conceded for the first time on Wednesday, as they launched a bold action plan to reintroduce the big cats to the kingdom’s forests.

07 Apr 2016 12:23 AM

France returns head of Hindu statue taken 130 years ago

The stone sculpture is of Harihara, a deity that combines aspects of Vishnu and Shiva.

21 Jan 2016 12:11 PM

Rare Cambodian elephant footage raises survival hopes

The footageshows 12 elephants, including young, grazing and lumbering through the forest.

15 Jan 2016 10:40 AM

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Cambodian on trial for infecting more than 100 with HIV

Yem Chhrin faces up to life in prison if found guilty of intentionally spreading HIV

20 Oct 2015 10:13 AM