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Cambodian PM asks US to stop deporting criminals

Cambodian leader Hun Sen called on the United States Thursday to stop forcibly deporting convicts with Cambodian heritage to the Southeast Asian nation, saying they should revise a policy that splits up families.

Cambodia to allow foreigners to leave with surrogate babies

The Cambodian government is set to allow foreign couples to return home with babies conceived to surrogates before the `womb for rent` business was banned last year.

Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy sentenced again

Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy sentenced again

Cambodia's exiled former opposition leader Sam Rainsy was sentenced in absentia on Thursday to an additional 20 months in prison for defamation, on top of a previous five-year term.

Cambodia bans sale, export of breast milk

Cambodia bans sale, export of breast milk

Koun Meada had been selling its milk to the American firm Ambrosia Labs and the female staff used to earn $7-$10 per day for their milk.

Brad Pitt joined Angelina Jolie, kids on Cambodia trip

Brad Pitt joined Angelina Jolie, kids on Cambodia trip

Angelina Jolie was in Cambodia for her film ‘First They Killed My Father’.

Cambodia's main opposition elects new chief

 Kem Sokha, vice president of the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), was elected as the party president on Thursday after the self-exiled incumbent Sam Rainsy stepped down last month.

Don't meddle in our affairs: Cambodia tells US

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen on Wednesday urged foreign countries, particularly the US, not to interfere in its internal affairs.

Cambodia amends law to bar criminals, convicts from politics

Cambodia`s Parliament has approved an amendment to a law governing political parties with provisions for barring candidates with criminal records and dissolving parties with convicted leaders, a local media report said on Tuesday.

Japanese man charged with human trafficking from Cambodia

A Cambodian court on Tuesday charged a Japanese man with human trafficking for allegedly recruiting 10 Cambodian women to work in Tokyo where they were forced into sex trade.

Cambodian women rescued from sex slavery in Japan

Seven Cambodian women have been rescued from a restaurant in Japan where they were allegedly forced into sex work after a victim made a desperate Facebook plea for help, an official said Wednesday.

Cambodian court convicts exiled opposition leader

Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy was sentenced to five years in prison on Tuesday over a post on his Facebook page, a conviction that makes his return from self-imposed exile unlikely.

Philippines cancels visit by UN rapporteur on extrajudicial killings

The Philippines has cancelled a trip next year by the UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial killings to look into the rising death toll in its war on drugs, the country`s foreign minister said on Wednesday.

Cambodia to pardon 560 prisoners on Water Festival

A total of 560 prisoners in Cambodia will receive pardon or reduction in their jail sentence on the occasion of Water Festival, which begins in mid-November, an official said on Wednesday.

Cambodia embraces China`s President Xi on state visit

Cambodia embraces China`s President Xi on state visit

China`s President Xi Jinping arrived in Cambodia Thursday for a state visit to one of its staunchest regional allies, with ties flourishing after the kingdom supported Beijing in a maritime dispute.

China's Xi Jinping leaves for Cambodia, Bangladesh, India visits

The two-day BRICS summit will start in Goa on October 15.

Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit India, Bangladesh, Cambodia this week

Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit India, Bangladesh, Cambodia this week

In Goa, Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and a host of other leaders. 

Thailand cracks down on migrant workers as anti-immigration feelings rise

Thailand is cracking down on migrant workers from neighbouring countries, saying they are "stealing jobs from Thais", amid fears that anti-immigrant sentiment is rising as Southeast Asia`s second-largest economy stagnates.

Cambodia PM vows to `eliminate` opponents who protest

Cambodia`s strongman premier vowed Monday to "eliminate" his opponents if they push ahead with plans for nationwide protests against an ongoing government crackdown that has sparked international alarm.

Cambodian critic of PM Hun Sen sentenced to jail in absentia

Hundreds of Sokha`s supporters clashed briefly with police outside the court as police tried to remove banners and loudspeakers proclaiming Sokha`s innocence.

Court hears horror of Khmer Rouge forced marriages

Cambodia`s UN-backed court on Tuesday heard harrowing new details about the Khmer Rouge`s forced marriages, one of the brutal regime`s less reported atrocities.