Khmer Rouge tribunal to hear testimony on Muslim genocide

2015-09-07 16:59

Cambodia's former Khmer Rouge leaders are on trial for the regime's alleged genocide of a local Muslim ethnic group while in power 1975-79.

Climate: Tropical forests in trouble

2015-09-02 18:03

New satellite data reveals a rapid loss of tropical forests in Cambodia, parts of west Africa and Madagascar, and the Gran Chaco region of South America, analysts say.

Australia insists refugee deal on track despite Cambodian denial

2015-08-31 16:57

Australia insists a multimillion-dollar deal with Cambodia to take its refugees is on track, despite reports that the Phnom Penh regime is backing out.

Jealous wife gets life sentence for acid attack

2015-08-24 11:44

A Cambodian court sentenced a garment factory worker to life in prison for killing another woman in an acid attack motivated by jealous rage over an alleged love affair.

A fishy situation in Cambodia’s biggest lake

2015-08-17 13:30

Tonle Sap Lake, one of most productive fisheries in the world, is struggling to survive over-fishing and dam projects.

A playful, portable sink to boost handwashing hygiene in Cambodia

2015-07-06 13:43

A small plastic box decorated with smiling frogs and a bright green logo, Labobo looks like a toy, but it could help prevent thousands of people from getting sick with diarrhoea and other diseases.

Cambodia admits first asylum-seekers under Australia deal

2015-06-04 12:17

Cambodia received its first batch of asylum-seekers from Australian custody as part of a widely-criticised deal between the two countries.

Australia's Nauru refugees to be sent to Cambodia

2015-04-16 16:08

Refugees rejected by Australia will soon fly from the Pacific atoll of Nauru to be resettled in Cambodia, the Australian government has said.

'Khmer Rouge slit prisoner throats, ate organs'

2015-01-21 14:43

A witness has told Cambodia's UN-backed court that Khmer Rouge soldiers slit prisoners' throats and ate their gall bladders during the 1970s, as the genocide trial of the two most senior surviving leaders resumed.

Cambodia's biggest hydropower project opens

2015-01-12 20:14

Cambodia's prime minister has inaugurated the country's biggest hydropower dam, a Chinese-built project to help supply electricity for villages and factories.


Refugee rejects Australian-funded resettlement in Cambodia

2015-09-07 08:50

A refugee has asked to return to Myanmar rather than stay in Cambodia, in the latest blow to a new Australian-run resettlement programme, a report says.

'Mastermind' in Thailand bombing arrested at checkpoint

2015-09-01 12:11

Thailand's prime minister says authorities have arrested a man they believe is the main suspect in a bombing at a shrine in central Bangkok two weeks ago that killed 20 people.

Cambodia seizes 1.5 tons of marijuana worth $7m

2015-08-25 20:40

Cambodian police have showed off a seizure of nearly 1.5 tons of marijuana worth more than $7m packed in coffee bags, as part of an ongoing drug crackdown in the country.

'First Lady' of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge dies at 83

2015-08-22 14:48

The former "first lady" of Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge regime has died, according to a UN-backed tribunal, without victims ever seeing her face trial on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity.

Angelina Jolie dedicates new film to her son's heritage

2015-07-29 22:00

Angelina Jolie is paying tribute to her son's homeland with a film about Cambodia's horror years.

2 former Khmer Rouge leaders appeal convictions

2015-07-02 13:27

The two surviving senior leaders of Cambodia's former Khmer Rouge regime have launched appeals of their convictions by a UN-backed tribunal that sentenced them to life in prison for their roles during the group's brutal rule in the 1970s.

16 killed when bus hits garment worker’s van in Cambodia

2015-05-19 07:25

A Cambodian official says at least 16 garment workers were killed and two dozen injured when the van driving them to their factory was hit by a speeding bus.

US sisters arrested for public nude photos

2015-02-07 09:55

Two American sisters have been arrested in Cambodia for taking naked photos of each other inside the country's famed Angkor temple complex.

New legless amphibian species found in Cambodia

2015-01-16 13:03

A new species of legless amphibian resembling a giant earthworm or a snake has been discovered in a remote but threatened area of Cambodian rainforest.

Cambodia doctor faces murder rap in HIV outbreak

2014-12-23 05:00

An unlicensed medical practitioner suspected of negligently infecting more than 100 villagers in Cambodia with the virus that causes Aids has been charged with murder.

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