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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.

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen sets 2018 for national election

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen announced on Monday that the country's next election would be held on July 29, 2018.

Beijing dodges ASEAN rebuke over South China Sea row

Southeast Asian nations avoided rebuking Beijing or mentioning a recent UN-backed tribunal ruling against its claims in the South China Sea in a statement issued that will be seen as a victory for the regional giant.

Vietnam warns South China Sea is a `test` of ASEAN

Vietnam has warned that the inability of Southeast Asian nations to forge a unified front against Beijing`s militarisation of the South China Sea is a "test" of the regional bloc in the face of its greatest security challenge.

No ASEAN consensus on South China Sea row for now

No ASEAN consensus on South China Sea row for now

Southeast Asia's main grouping apparently failed to reach a consensus on how to deal with China's territorial expansion in the South China Sea, intensifying a diplomatic stalemate that officials said they hope to resolve after closed-door parleys on Sunday.

Cambodia blocking ASEAN consensus on South China Sea: Diplomat

Cambodia is preventing Southeast Asia from reaching a consensus on the South China Sea.

Divide and rule by Beijing throw ASEAN into disarray

Divide and rule by Beijing throw ASEAN into disarray

Southeast Asian nations are in unparalleled disarray over Beijing`s sabre-rattling in the South China Sea, analysts and insiders say, with the fractures set to deepen as staunch China ally Laos hosts top regional diplomats this weekend.

Cambodia's military investigates "coup" plot against Hun Sen

Cambodia`s military is investigating a suspected coup plot against Prime Minister Hun Sen, a defence ministry official said on Wednesday, amid rising political tension in the Southeast Asian country.

Cambodia says visitors to Angkor temples must dress properly

Visitors who dress immodestly will not be allowed to enter Cambodia's famed Angkor temple complex, the agency that oversees the site said on Tuesday.

Cambodia to deport 13 Taiwanese fraud suspects to China

A group of 13 Taiwanese and 14 mainland Chinese were arrested by Cambodian police last week for internet fraud.