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U.N. Court Ruling on Cambodia-Thai Land Dispute

(THE HAGUE, Netherlands) — The United Nations' highest court was issuing its ruling Monday on a dispute between Cambodia and Thailand over land surrounding a...

Trial of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge Leaders Nears End

(PHNOM PENH, Cambodia) — Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal began hearing closing statements Wednesday in its first trial of top leaders of the 1970s communist...

Hun Sen Renamed Cambodia PM as Opposition Boycotts

(PHNOM PENH, Cambodia) — Ruling party lawmakers in Cambodia officially extended Hun Sen's rule for another five years Tuesday, renaming the longtime strongman...

Cambodia Mourns Former King Norodom Sihanouk

Cambodians prayed for former King Norodom Sihanouk on Tuesday and world leaders sent their condolences as the country prepared for the return of his body...

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Number of children killed by a mysterious illness in Cambodia since April, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), which is investigating the cause and...

Cambodia: Casualties Mount After Bridge Stampede

The body count continued to climb in Phnom Penh on Tuesday after a stampede on a bridge the previous night brought a deadly end to Cambodia's annual Water...

Kingdom Breweries: Cambodia's New Craft Beer

Cambodia might not be counted among the world's most eminent beer-producing countries, but change is brewing. From its premises on the banks of the Tonle Sap,...

Restoration Drama in Cambodia

Given that practically all of Cambodia's historic Chinese shophouses have been demolished, it is some comfort to know that one of the finest not only survives...

Cambodia Reelects Longtime Leader

Bon Tona believes in the ideals of a more democratic Cambodia, but for now, he'll settle for a good road. Taking a break under a tree in Phnom Penh the day...

One Night in Phnom Penh

"Leang Seckon, leading contemporary artist" A great way to start an evening is to take in an exhibition with coffee or a cocktail at Java Cafe & Gallery, tel:...

Cambodia's Child Sex Crackdown

In his 17 years on the Cambodian police force, Keo Thea has seen a lot. But nothing quite prepared the deputy chief of Phnom Penh's anti-human trafficking...

Chasing Cambodia's Ghosts

The swearing-in on July 3 of 25 genocide-tribunal judges and prosecutors was a historic step toward justice for the estimated 1.7 million Cambodians killed under...

Cambodia One Step Out of a Nightmare

A man quick to laughter and tears, Prince Norodom Sihanouk was bursting with both. An Air China jetliner from Beijing had just brought him home to Phnom Penh...

Cambodia Better Times for a Ravaged Land

It is the end of the dry season, and a breathlessness lies upon the land. The empty, harvested rice fields shimmer in the heat, while the broken shells of former...

CAMBODIA: Phnom-Penh's Pulse

The death watch in Cambodia has begun. With signs of its vitality fast fading, the Phnom-Penh regime last week resembled a terminal patient approaching the end...