Nest of critically endangered ‘royal turtles’ discovered in Cambodia

Wildlife experts in Cambodia had discovered a nest of 16 eggs built by the nearly extinct “royal turtle,” in the first such discovery this year, the non-profit Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) said on Feb. 19.

Cambodia Returns to a Nightmare

Over recent weeks, the situation in Cambodia has turned nasty beyond words. The man in charge, Hun Sen, as been in power for 33 years, rising to the Premiership in 1985 at the age of 32. Now the country’s president, he is 65 years old and swears he will stay in power for at least another 10 years.

Cambodian court on a ‘fishing expedition’ through emails, James Ricketson says

Emails sent by filmmaker James Ricketson to Cambodia's political opposition and members of the country's media are being investigated by a judge who is looking for evidence of espionage, but the Australian says it's a "fishing expedition".

Cambodia drops pornography charges against nine of 10 foreigners

A Cambodian court has dropped charges against all but one of a group of 10 foreigners who were charged last month with producing pornography at a party in the tourist town of Siem Reap, the court said on Monday (Feb 19).

Ex-Khmer Rouge Official Converts to Christianity Guided by Pastor She Once Enslaved

Washington — Im Chaem, a former Khmer Rouge official who was charged by a United Nations-backed tribunal with crimes against humanity including mass murder, extermination and enslavement, has converted to Christianity under the tutelage of a man who survived a forced labor camp she oversaw.

Girls Who Code, Boys Who Cook: Cambodia’s Future Leaders

On the day we arrived in Cambodia earlier this month, the front-page headlines in the Phnom Penh Post touted new amendments to the country’s constitution, including restrictions on the right to assemble, restrictions on the right to vote or to stand for election and a ban on insulting the king.

Cambodian Political Opposition Movement Calls For Boycott of Firms Owned by PM’s Family

A movement started by exiled Cambodian opposition lawmakers has launched a campaign boycotting products sold by companies owned by the family of Prime Minister Hun Sen, the country’s longtime leader who is using his power to eliminate his competitors before a general election in July.

Social Star: Top 5 Cambodia sportsmen to follow

FOX Sports Asia hunts down the five most well-known Cambodian sports stars and examines their life outside their chosen sport.

Cambodia arrests Thai, Taiwan suspects over telecoms fraud

Authorities in Cambodia on Friday arrested 36 suspects from Cambodia, Taiwan and neighboring Thailand on suspicion of running a telecoms scam to defraud victims abroad, military police said.

Paintings present an outsider’s take on Cambodia

Painter Julia Haw is unequivocal about her new exhibition: “This is the strongest body of work I’ve made,” she said Wednesday, just before bringing her collection of paintings from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh.