North Korea asks Cambodia to ban screening of ''The Interview''

North Korea has asked the Cambodian government to ban the screening of the US film "The Interview", which caricatures North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, arguing that its distribution could harm bilateral relations, South Korean media reported Monday.

North Korea asks Cambodia to ban screening of 'The Interview'
North Korea asks Cambodia to ban screening of 'The Interview'

North Korea has asked the Cambodian government to ban the screening of the US film "The Interview", which caricatures North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, arguing that its distribution could harm bilateral relations, South Korean media reported Monday.

Threats of jail, walkout put Cambodia truce on shaky ground

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen took a swipe at the country`s opposition on Monday and threatened its lawmakers with jail, accusing it of breaching terms of a political truce that now looks increasingly precarious.

Rights groups slam Cambodian PM as he marks 30 years in power

Rights groups have lambasted Cambodian strongman Hun Sen for using "violence, repression and corruption" to keep his grip on power as he marked three decades as prime minister on Wednesday.

212 Cambodian villagers infected with HIV

At least 212 villagers have been infected with HIV in Cambodia's Battambang province, the health ministry and the World Health Organisation (WHO) jointly announced Saturday.

Cambodia`s Khmer Rouge court resumes genocide trial

Cambodia`s UN-backed court on Thursday resumed the genocide trial of two ex-Khmer Rouge leaders over the mass murder of ethnic Vietnamese and Muslim minorities, forced marriage and rape in late 1970s.

Over 160 found HIV positive in a Cambodia village

Over 160 villagers in Cambodia's Battambang province have been tested HIV positive, a local official said Thursday.

Unlicensed Cambodian doctor charged with spreading HIV

A court in Cambodia`s northwest Battambang province Monday charged an unlicensed doctor with spreading HIV to more than 100 people in the province`s Roka village, the court`s prosecutor Nuon San said.

US Vietnam War vet`s remains repatriated after 47 years

The remains of an American soldier who went missing in fighting near the Cambodian border during the Vietnam War have been identified and returned to his family, the US Embassy in Phnom Penh said Friday.

Khmer Rouge court adjourns genocide trial until next year

Cambodia`s UN-backed court Monday adjourned the genocide trial of two ex-Khmer Rouge leaders until January 2015 after lawyers for one of the defendants continued to boycott proceedings.

Australian among Cambodia nightclub fire dead: Police

Five people including an Australian holidaymaker died in a nightclub fire in Cambodia`s northwestern tourist hub of Siem Reap on Tuesday, police said.

Cambodia court jails more land rights activists over protest

A Cambodian court Wednesday sentenced three female land rights activists and a defrocked monk to one year in prison each after they protested against the sentencing of seven fellow demonstrators the day before.

Cambodia-Thai kidney trafficking sparks fears of new market

The seven-inch scar runs diagonally across the left flank of his skinny torso, a glaring reminder of an operation he hoped would save his family from debt but instead plunged him into shame.

Cambodia`s Khmer Rouge leader says conviction a `fairytale`

A former Khmer Rouge leader branded his conviction for crimes against humanity a "child`s fairytale" at a UN-backed court in Cambodia on Friday, as he faced further charges of genocide, forced marriage and rape.

Cambodian illegal log traders arrested over journalist murder: Police

Three suspected timber traders have been arrested over the murder of a Cambodian journalist investigating illegal logging in the country`s forested east, police said Monday.

Khmer Rouge leaders lodge appeal of convictions

Two Khmer Rouge leaders have formally appealed convictions for crimes against humanity which saw them handed life sentences by Cambodia`s UN-backed court.

Australia defends sending refugees to Cambodia

Australia`s Immigration Minister Scott Morrison on Saturday defended the government`s plan to transfer refugees to Cambodia, saying the programme would start small but be a long-term arrangement.

Cambodia, Australia sign $35 mn deal over refugees; activists outraged

Cambodia will resettle potentially hundreds of refugees intercepted trying to reach Australia in exchange for $35 million in aid, forging ahead with an opaque deal condemned by rights groups as a threat to asylum seekers` safety.

Australia confirms refugee deal with Cambodia

Australia confirmed today it will sign an asylum-seeker resettlement deal with Cambodia in a move slammed by human rights groups as violating its international obligations.

Australia confirms refugee deal with Cambodia

Australia confirmed Thursday it will sign an asylum-seeker resettlement deal with Cambodia in a move slammed by human rights groups as violating its international obligations.