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.

Cambodia nightclub fire kills five: Police

Phnom Penh: Five people, including a foreign holidaymaker, died in a fire at a nightclub in Cambodia's northwestern tourist hub of Siem Reap today, 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-Thai kidney trafficking sparks fears of new organ 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. 

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 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.

Five killed in Cambodian helicopter crash

At least five people were killed and one was injured Monday when a military helicopter crashed on the outskirts of Cambodia`s capital city of Phnom Penh, officials said.

Lavish procession to enshrine Cambodian ex-king

Cambodians lined the streets of Phnom Penh Friday as the remains of former king Norodom Sihanouk were transported through the capital atop a golden float shaped like a mythological bird for his enshrinement.

Cambodia worker exodus hits 220,000, Phnom Penh blames Thailand

The number of Cambodian labourers fleeing Thailand soared to 220,000 on Wednesday, authorities said, as Phnom Penh accused Thailand`s new military rulers of sparking the flight of migrant workers.

Cambodian court sentences activists, garment workers

A Cambodian court on Friday handed suspended sentences to 23 activists and garment workers arrested during a protest crackdown amid rising concern over a textile industry that supplies a host of Western brands.

Cambodian court sentences activists, garment workers

A Cambodian court Friday handed suspended sentences to 23 activists and garment workers arrested during a protest crackdown amid rising concern over a textile industry that supplies a host of Western brands.

Cambodia jails Briton for two years on child sex conviction

A Cambodian judge on Monday jailed a British teacher for two years for sexually abusing three young brothers at a Phnom Penh guesthouse.

Grenade attack on wedding kills nine

At least nine people were killed and 30 injured at a wedding reception in Cambodia when a man threw a grenade into the party, authorities said Sunday.

Cambodian unionists mark murder of prominent labour leader

Cambodian trade unionists on Wednesday marked the 10th anniversary of the death of a prominent labour leader, defying a government ban on rallies following a deadly crackdown on garment workers earlier this month.

Cambodian police put an end to opposition rallies

Cambodian authorities Saturday dispersed opposition protesters from their rally base in the capital and halted further protests against the kingdom`s premier, a day after police launched a deadly crackdown on striking garment workers.

4 dead after Cambodian police fire on protesters

At least four people were killed today when police outside Cambodia`s capital opened fire to break up a protest by striking garment workers demanding a doubling of the minimum wage, police and human rights workers said.

Cambodia police open fire on protesters, three killed

The Cambodian police opened fire on garment workers, who were protesting on the outskirts of the capital Phnom Penh, leaving at least three people dead.

Cambodian police clash with protesting workers

Cambodian police fired warning shots Friday during a brief clash with striking garment workers demanding higher wages, an official said.

Buddha relics stolen from Cambodian shrine: Police

Cambodian police on Sunday said they were searching for a golden urn said to contain relics of the Buddha - including hair, teeth and bones - after it was stolen from a shrine.