Cambodia


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.

Python on the loose in Cambodian capital

2014-12-01 13:17

A python escaped from the house of a government official and is on the loose in the Cambodian capital, a local newspaper reports.

$123 wage proposal for textile workers

2014-11-12 14:45

Cambodian garment workers are to get a salary rise of $23 per month, taking their minimum wage to $123, if the government accepts the proposal.

Alleged rapist cop freed after paying off victim's family

2014-11-03 11:05

A Cambodian police officer has been released from custody after paying off the family of a teenager he allegedly raped, a report says.

3 charged with killing Cambodian woman

2014-10-27 07:35

Three people in Cambodia have been charged with the murder of a woman, they believed to be a witch behind a spate of unexplained deaths in their community.

 

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.

Cambodia orders probe into mass HIV infection

2014-12-18 16:11

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has ordered a probe into an apparent mass HIV infection believed to have been spread by contaminated needles, as the number of suspected cases passes 100.

Cambodia nightclub fire kills 5

2014-11-18 09:22

Five people, including a foreign holidaymaker, have died in a fire at a nightclub in Cambodia’s north-western tourist hub of Siem Reap, police say.

16 strange laws from around the world

2014-11-07 11:17

Some are seriously outdated and others completely ridiculous, while the rest are just utterly hilarious!

Cambodian fireworks tragedy 'not a big deal'

2014-11-03 10:00

A faulty fireworks blast that killed one man during a coronation anniversary event for the Cambodian king last week has been described by the country's defence minister as “not a big deal”, a report says.

Cambodian soldier flees after killing commander

2014-10-24 09:25

A Cambodian soldier is on the run after allegedly killing his younger commander with a machete for intervening in a marital dispute, a report says.

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