Cambodia


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.

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.

Global wild tiger population to be counted by 2016

2014-09-16 19:29

Thirteen countries with wild tiger populations have agreed to take part in a global count to establish how many of the critically endangered big cats are left and improve policies to protect them.

Mother and daughter killed by hornets in Cambodia

2014-08-15 17:16

A Vietnamese woman and her two-year-old daughter were stung to death by hornets after their fishing boat collided with a nest.

Khmer Rouge tribunal to tackle genocide charges

2014-07-29 09:42

The slow course of justice for the leaders of Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge regime will inch forward again, as a UN-backed tribunal holds an initial hearing against a pair of defendants in their 80s facing genocide.

 

'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.

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.

Cambodian officers 'kill' anti-logging journalist

2014-10-13 08:41

Two Cambodian police officers and a soldier have been arrested in the murder of a journalist who was investigating illegal logging, local media report.

Cambodia opposition gets more sway in parliament

2014-08-26 16:08

Cambodia's opposition has boosted its influence in a parliament long controlled by the ruling party, winning a deputy chairperson post and assurances of greater legislative sway under a new deal.

Court jails Khmer Rouge leaders for life

2014-08-07 10:04

Two former Khmer Rouge leaders have been jailed for life after being found guilty of crimes against humanity by Cambodia's UN-backed court, the first-ever sentences for leaders of the murderous regime.

Charity school ‘pimped’ out students to donors

2014-07-08 13:18

The Cambodian director of a school charity has been arrested for allegedly selling the sexual services of his teenage students to foreigners who disguised their payments as donations.

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