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ANZ compensates Cambodian families forcibly evicted to make way for sugar plantation

ANZ has agreed to compensate hundreds of Cambodian families who were forcibly evicted from their land to make way for a controversial sugar plantation and refinery. ...

Erin Handley

Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen challenges US to cut all aid to his country

The United States announced on Friday it was ending funding for the election, and promised more “concrete steps”, after the Supreme Court dissolved the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) at the request of the government, on the grounds it was plotting to seize power. ...

ABC News staff

Syrian man becomes third refugee resettled in Cambodia: reports

The Syrian man arrived in Cambodia this week, according a report in the Phnom Penh Post newspaper which quoted the head of the Cambodian Government’s refugee department. ...

Liam Cochrane

Defender of Cambodia's dwindling forests wins goldman prize

The latest crackdown on illegal logging in Cambodia is “just a game” and big timber traders are winning, says Ouch Leng, a former government official who has spent two decades helping poor villagers fight poaching of precious tropical forests. Leng’s tenacious and perilous crusade to stop ...

Elaine Kurtenbach

Smart rats sniffing out Cambodia's vast mine fields

It’s been a busy morning for Cletus, Meynard, Victoria and others of their furry band. Tiny noses and long whiskers twitching, they’ve scurried and sniffed their way across 775 square meters (8,300 square feet) of fields to eliminate a scourge that has killed thousands of ...

Denis D. Gray

Murder suspect of dismembered spaniard arrested in cambodia

A Spanish man who is the prime suspect in the gruesome murder of a fellow Spaniard was arrested in Cambodia, where he is believed to have fled after the victim’s dismembered body was recovered piece by piece from Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River, police said Monday. ...


Cambodian leader Hun Sen visits Thailand as tensions thaw

Hun Sen will spend two days in Bangkok and is scheduled to meet the leader of Thailand’s military government, Prayuth Chan-ocha, for talks on border issues, agriculture, trade and investment, and regional connectivity. ...

Liam Cochrane

Elephants get love and care in Cambodia, with tourists' help

The trip to the hills of eastern Cambodia had all the makings of a luxurious getaway: delicious fresh fruit fed by hand, a dip in a refreshingly cold watering hole and a relaxing massage. At the Mondulkiri Project, it’s not the people who call the ...

Kristi Eaton

Refugees resettled in Cambodia reportedly move into private accommodation

Refugees resettled in Cambodia as part of a multi-million-dollar deal with Australia have reportedly moved into private accommodation, five months after arriving in the Asian nation. ...

Stephanie Anderson

More Cambodia opposition activists charged with insurrection

A Cambodian court on Wednesday charged three activists from the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party with insurrection in connection with a protest last year that turned violent. ...

ABC News Staff

Obama announces new education effort to 'Let Girls Learn'

Saying every girl “has value,” President Barack Obama announced a more focused government effort Tuesday to help tens of millions of girls around the world attend and stay in school. Michelle Obama said she’s heading to Japan and Cambodia later this month to promote it. ...

ABC News Staff

Is Cambodia engulfed in a human rights crisis?

Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has confirmed Australia is working on an agreement with Cambodia that would see refugees currently on Nauru resettled there. But Human rights lawyer David Manne, who launched a successful High Court challenge to the former government’s proposal to resettle refugees in ...

ABC News Staff

Cambodia sends 13 to prison for insurrection plot

A Cambodian court on Friday sentenced 13 men to prison terms ranging from five to nine years for plotting to overthrow the government in a case that was criticized by a human rights group as a political setup. The men were members of a self-styled Khmer ...

ABC News

Cambodia PM: agreement with Opposition may be near

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Monday that secret talks with the country’s political opposition have resolved most of their differences, and the two sides may soon reach an agreement for the opposition to end its boycott of parliament. Hun Sen said that a single “small ...

Sopheng Cheang

Cambodia Police Beat Protesters for TV License Bid

Police in Cambodia on Monday beat anti-government demonstrators who tried to defy a ban on public demonstrations to demand a license for what would be the Southeast Asian nation’s first opposition television channel. Several hundred supporters of Mam Sonando, a fierce government critic, came out to ...

Sopheng Cheang

Victorian MP Hong Lim urges Australia to push Cambodia over garment worker crackdown

A Victorian MP born in Cambodia says Australia should put pressure on the country of his birth over a crackdown on protesting garment workers which left five people dead. Hong Lim, the Member for Clayton, says he was in Cambodia earlier this month, when five protesting ...

ABC News Staff

Cambodian Ex-Governor's Shooting Conviction Upheld

A Cambodian court on Monday upheld the conviction of a former politician who shot and wounded three garment workers in 2012 but has yet to serve any time behind bars in a case that has prompted outrage from rights groups. Judge Taing Sun Lay also ...

ABC News Staff

លោក សរ ខេង ព្រមាន​លោក​សម រង្ស៊ី លើ​ករណី​ធ្វើ​មហាបាតុកម្ម

លោក សរ ខេង ​រដ្ឋមន្ត្រី​ក្រសួងមហាផ្ទៃ ​ព្រមានចាត់វិធានការ​តាមផ្លូវច្បាប់​ដល់ លោក សម រង្ស៊ី និង​អ្នក​ចូល​រួម​​ធ្វើមហាបាតុប្រឆាំង​នឹង​លទ្ធផល នៃការ​បោះ​ឆ្នោតសភាអាណត្តិ​ទី៥​ កាល​ពី​ថ្ងៃ​ទី២៨​ ខែ​កក្កដា ឆ្នាំ ២០១៣​។ លិខិតចុះថ្ងៃទី៨ ខែសីហា ផ្ញើជូនលោក សម រង្ស៊ី ប្រធានគណបក្សសង្គ្រោះជាតិ បានព្រមានលោក សម រង្ស៊ី ឲ្យ​​ទទួលខុសត្រូវ​ចំពោះមុខ​ច្បាប់ ​បើសិនជា​ ពួកគេ​ធ្វើបាតុកម្ម​ប្រឆាំង នឹង​លទ្ធផល នៃ​ការបោះឆ្នោត ហើយ​បាតុ​​កម្ម​នោះ​ បែរជា​បង្ក​ទៅជា​អំពើហិង្សា​ ឬ​ប៉ះពាល់​ដល់សន្តិសុខ​ជាតិ ​និង​បំផ្លាញ​ទ្រព្យ​សម្បត្តិ​សាធារណៈឬ​ឯកជននោះ។ លោក សម រង្ស៊ី មេដឹកនាំបក្ស​ប្រឆាំង បានព្រមានដឹកនាំ​ម្ចាស់ឆ្នោត​តាម​ខេត្ត​ក្រុង​នានា ធ្វើ​មហា​បាតុកម្ម ប្រឆាំង​លទ្ធផលបោះ​ឆ្នោត​សភាអាណត្តិទី៥ កាលពីថ្ងៃទី​២៨ ខែកក្កដា ដោយយល់ថា មាន​ការលួច​បន្លំសន្លឹក​ឆ្នោត និងមានភាព​មិន​ប្រក្រតី​ផ្សេងៗ​ក្នុងអំឡុងពេលបោះឆ្នោត។ ប៉ុន្តែលោក សម រង្ស៊ី ...

7 Cambodian Workers Arrested at Nike Contractor

Cambodian police clashed Monday with workers at a factory that makes clothing for the U.S. sportswear company Nike, arresting seven, in the latest violence linked to a strike over salaries, union organizers and rights activists said. The protest at the Taiwanese-owned Sabrina (Cambodia) Garment Manufacturing plant ...

Philippines seeks closer ties with Cambodia

Philippines Vice President Jejomar Binay says Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen supports the signing of agreements between Manila and Phnom Penh in rice trading and in fighting transnational crime. Cambodian officials have also expressed interest in launching direct flights between Manila and Phnom Penh. ...

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