The eighth Angkor Photo Festival brings the forsaken, forgotten and forlorn into focus.Saturday, 24 November, 2012, 11:07pm
Foreign buyers are fleeing China for Bangladesh, Cambodia and Indonesia not just for cheaper labour but also because of rising tensions between the workers and their employers, in some cases because of poor corporate social responsibility on the part of the companies.25 Feb 2014 - 5:19am 1 comment
Cambodia’s government has blamed a flood of applications from a Chinese state television network as the reason for refusing a licence to broadcast TV to one of the country’s most prominent political activists, who planned to use it to provide a counter-narrative to Premier Hun Sen’s almost three decades in power.31 Jan 2014 - 2:37pm 3 comments
Cambodia’s opposition party on Wednesday threatened a nationwide general strike to protest what it claims was a rigged election and the illegitimate return to power of authoritarian leader Hun Sen.25 Sep 2013 - 8:19pm
Cambodian opposition politicians and Buddhist monks urged King Norodom Sihamoni yesterday to delay a new session of parliament after a disputed election win by long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen.21 Sep 2013 - 2:22am
Cambodia’s contending parties said on Tuesday that they were closer to resolving the country’s post-election political deadlock, but need more time to reach an agreement.
Their declarations came near the end of a tense three days of opposition demonstrations, which on Tuesday morning included a Buddhist monk threatening to set himself on fire.18 Sep 2013 - 3:58pm
The UN and a leading human rights group criticised Cambodia on Thursday for failing to pay its share of costs for the UN-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal, which has been hit by striking Cambodian staff who have been unpaid for months.
Human Rights Watch said the failure to pay employees’ salaries is the latest “delaying tactic” by a government led by former Khmer Rouge members.5 Sep 2013 - 4:21pm
Cambodia’s ruling and opposition parties said they understand each other’s positions in their standoff over last month’s general election, though they reached no agreements in their third meeting over the dispute.21 Aug 2013 - 11:17am
Cambodia’s opposition leader Sam Rainsy on Friday said mass protests were “a last resort” against hotly disputed election results that handed victory to strongman Prime Minister Hun Sen.16 Aug 2013 - 4:00pm
Six Cambodian farmers were killed when their truck hit an old anti-tank mine planted by Khmer Rouge guerillas during the country’s civil war, police said on Thursday.
The men were driving through a flooded field in northern Preah Vihear province on Wednesday evening when the explosion occurred, provincial police chief Sy Kiri said by telephone. A seventh man was seriously injured.15 Aug 2013 - 2:11pm