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Teenager allegedly busted with 10 kilos of weed en route to border
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:22

A teenager stands with the 10-kilo haul of home-grown marijuana he was caught trying to sneak into Vietnam today. Photo supplied A teenager with a 10-...

Indonesian teen jailed for posting insults of the president on Facebook
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:12

The 18-year-old Indonesian was sentenced to 1.5 years in prison and was ordered to pay a $ 700 fine Indonesian President Joko Widodo looks on during...

Bail decision delayed for Australian accused of spying in Cambodia
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:16

"Which country am I supposed to be spying for?" he asked reporters as he walked in, handcuffed to another prisoner. However, a court official told the...

James Ricketson investigated for 'links' to now-disbanded Cambodian opposition party
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:14

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Cambodia: More on H5N1 in Phnom Penh
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:12

Via the Khmer Times : Bird flu found in Phnom Penh . This adds some details to earlier reports on the same outbreak. Cambodia News

Family seeks UN inquiry into 'suicide' in custody
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:13

Bruising on the body of 19-year-old Vy Pheakdey raised his father's suspicions that his death in custody was not a 'suicide', as police al...

To Liberate Cambodia
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:11

A long-standing French protectorate briefly occupied by Japan during World War II, Cambodia became independent in 1953 as the French finally withdrew ...

How Manulife’s support for the Angkor Wat Half Marathon helps underprivileged Cambodians
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:17

Sponsored: Last month, at the Unesco World Heritage-listed Angkor Archaeological Park in Siem Reap, 10,000 runners pushed themselves to their limits a...

Funcinpec shoots down rumours of Chinese VP
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:12

Rasmei Kampuchea on Sunday put up an online story, quoting an anonymous Funcinpec official, alleging the party had appointed a Chinese man named Jack ...

The silencing of Rappler, the Philippines' most independent media voice
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:20

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Singapore’s latest foodie trend: vending machine cafes that serve up blast-chilled dinners
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:16

In Singapore, neighbourhood cafés are being ‘disrupted’ by dinner-dispensing vending machines, made by Chef-in-Box VendCafes The exterior of a C...

Hun Sen promises new fund to keep Kantha Bopha hospitals running
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:12

Doctors treat an emergency case at main Kantha Bopha hospital in Phnom Penh in July. Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday announced plans to create a seco...

China labels Falun Gong a cult, but some Vietnamese still follow the banned practice
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:14

Despite Hanoi banning the Chinese spiritual practice of Falun Gong and labelling it a “counter-revolutionary” cult, hundreds of members still meet...

What are we doing about Australian filmmaker James Ricketson's imprisonment?
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 01:16

James Ricketson, Australian documentary maker, has been languishing in a rat- and mosquito-infested jail outside the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh, fo...

Government plans one of world's biggest airports in Kandal
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 23:18

The Cambodian government has approved plans to build one of the world's largest airports in Kandal province, though key actors have yet to work ou...

Cambodia's endangered cyclo trade receives boost from PM Hun Sen
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 21:13

PHNOM PENH: Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen launched a foundation on Sunday to preserve the country's remaining iconic cyclos. Speaking at a...

Cambodia unveils modern cancer center, new maternity facility
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 19:14

Cambodia on Monday inaugurated a national cancer center and a new maternity ward in the compound of the state-run Calmette Hospital here. Speaking at ...

Duterte rejects term extension and pushes for a more French style of government
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:11

Philippine President Duterte said during an interview that he would like to see a federal style of government installed, similar to what France has P...

Eight major elections to watch worldwide in 2018
  • Mon, 15 Jan 2018 07:18

In Latin America and the Caribbean, six countries including Brazil, Cuba and Mexico will hold leadership and parliament elections. In Europe, parliame...

Young artists explore lasting suffering of forced marriages
  • Sun, 14 Jan 2018 15:13

Over the past three weeks after long days in the studio, Saing Nan, a painter and alumnus of the Royal University of Fine Arts, has spent most of his ...

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