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Cambodian court grants bail to 7 of 10 foreigners charged with pornography
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 23:17

Cambodia's Siem Reap Provincial Court has granted bail to seven out of 10 foreigners charged with producing pornography at a party last month, a c...

7 of 10 foreigners arrested for 'pornography' in Cambodia STILL can't ...
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 21:18

The Brits arrested include Dan Jones, from Harlow, Essex, Paul Harris, 32, Vince Hook, 35, Thomas Jeffries, 22, and Billy Stevens, 21. Police raided t...

New Zealander Paul Brasch has been released on bail in Cambodia
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 17:13

A spokeswoman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade confirmed New Zealander Paul Brasch was among the group released from prison. The bailed s...

U.S. urges Cambodia to take back deportees
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 15:15

The United States has urged Cambodia to take back people that Washington wants to deport, a U.S. official visiting Cambodia said on Friday, referring ...

Cambodia's Genocide Museum Conserves Clothing of Khmer Rouge Victims
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 11:12

During the 21 months he spent imprisoned in the secret Khmer Rouge prison code-named S-21, Bou Meng found a strange comfort in his prison uniform: bla...

Cambodia frees two Canadians after group of Westerners arrested for 'dancing pornographically'
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 09:15

The 10 people arrested -- including five from the U.K. and one each from Norway, the Netherlands and New Zealand -- were detained when police raided a...

South Coast Repertory Premieres Cambodian Rock Band, Lauren Yee's Look At Forgotten History
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 03:13

Part comedy, part mystery and part rock concert, playwright Lauren Yee's Cambodian Rock Band explores an overlooked chapter of history-1970s Cambo...

Ultimus Announces Investment into Cambodia's Agriculture Industry
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 21:15

NEW YORK, Feb. 9: Ultimus Asia announces investment into Bai Yu Feng Sandal Wood, a project covering an area of 3,500 hectares in Phnom Penh, Cambodia...

Cambodia market blaze kills 2, injures 3
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 15:19

Two people were killed and three others got injured as fire swept through a market in northeastern Cambodia's Mondulkiri province early Saturday, ...

Fight Over Cambodian Leader's Facebook 'Likes' Reaches a U.S. Court
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 11:24

One of Cambodia's leading opposition figures has asked a federal court in California to force Facebook to reveal details of its dealings with Hun ...

Court told woman in Kim Jong Nam killing was paid for pranks
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 05:13

Siti Aisyah is on trial with Doan Thi Huong from Vietnam on the charge of murdering Kim Jong Nam by smearing his face with the banned VX nerve agent a...

Cambodian shoe-thrower arrested after Thailand deports her
  • Sat, 10 Feb 2018 01:13

A woman who threw a shoe at a billboard depicting Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has been arrested after she was repatriated from Thailand, where th...

Skyscraper poised to replace iconic Hotel Cambodiana
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 19:17

Plans have been floated for an enormous skyscraper, which reports suggest could reach over half a kilometre into the sky, to replace the iconic Hotel ...

Where to eat, sleep and be merry in Myanmar’s cultural capital
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 17:13

Discover Yangon, Myanmar’s exquisite cultural capital, where the likes of George Orwell and Mick Jagger have passed through Eat – Root Sisters ...

How short-term contracts are putting Cambodia's pregnant factory workers in a precarious position
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 15:14

Klien Savoeun, at seven months pregnant, reads over her one-month contract while her young son looks on in Kandal's Sa'ang district. Klien Sav...

Confucius Institute shows Chinese New Year preparations, celebrations to Cambodian students
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 11:12

The Confucius Institute of the Royal Academy of Cambodia on Thursday introduced the preparations and celebrations of Chinese New Year, or Spring Festi...

FM intervenes to help Australian filmmaker jailed in Cambodia
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 07:13

F T L E W Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has written to her Cambodian counterpart raising concerns about the detention of Australian filmmaker James Ri...

Australia debates motion to condemn political crackdown
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 05:21

The Australian Parliament is considering a motion to condemn Cambodia’s political crackdown, with lawmaker Mark Butler declaring Australia has “a ...

Cambodian politics – opposing PM Hun Sen from afar
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 03:14

Cambodian opposition leader-in-exile, Sam Rainsy, is trying to mount a strong challenge to long-ruling Prime Minister Hun Sen in Cambodia’s upcoming...

The State of Human Security in Cambodia
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 01:13

F T L E W Questioning the success of the UN’s peacebuilding blueprint. Read the full story: https://thediplomat.com/2018/02/the-state-of-human-secur...

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