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U.N.-backed court rules Khmer Rouge leaders committed genocide

16 Nov 2018

PHNOM PENH A U.N.-backed court found two leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge guilty of genocide on Friday, almost four decades after the ultra-Maoist regime which oversaw the "Killing Fields" was overthrown. | Video

Cambodia's Hun Sen eases pressure on unions, as EU sanctions threat looms

07 Nov 2018

PHNOM PENH Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen told his ministers to ease pressure on labour union leaders on Wednesday, after threats by the European Union to remove the Southeast Asian country's duty-free trading access.

Plastic? Fantastic!: Cambodian LGBT fashion designers find beauty in trash

02 Nov 2018

PHNOM PENH From a dress inspired by the plume of a peacock and fashioned out of bottle caps and cement sacks, to a black and orange tiger outfit made of plastic bags, one group of LGBT fashion designers in Cambodia crafts beauty from trash to battle discrimination.

Commander of Khmer Rouge's most notorious prison in intensive care in hospital

25 Oct 2018

PHNOM PENH A senior Khmer Rouge figure who ran Cambodia's most notorious prison during the genocidal regime is in intensive care in hospital, but his health has stabilised, the director of a prison where he is serving a life sentence said on Thursday.

Cambodia's garment workers fear EU trade threat but producers optimistic

17 Oct 2018

PHNOM PENH A European Union decision to ramp up trade pressure on Cambodia has alarmed unions in its garment industry, a pillar of the economy that employs about 700,000 people, but a key grouping of manufacturers said the risk would take months to materialise.

Cambodia resumes search effort with U.S. for Vietnam War remains

14 Oct 2018

PHNOM PENH Cambodia has agreed to resume a search effort with the United States for the remains of Americans killed in the Vietnam War, the Foreign Ministry said on Sunday, after suspending the programme a year ago as tension rose between the two countries.

Cambodia's Hun Sen defiant despite EU trade threat

08 Oct 2018

PHNOM PENH Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen has taken a defiant stance following a European Union announcement last week that it would ramp up trade pressure on Cambodia over human rights concerns.

Cambodia hikes textile workers' minimum wage, falls short of union demands

05 Oct 2018

PHNOM PENH Cambodia on Friday raised the minimum monthly wage for workers in its crucial textiles and footwear industry to $182, an increase of seven percent, with effect from January.

Cambodia hikes textile workers' minimum wage, falls short of union demands

05 Oct 2018

PHNOM PENH, Oct 5 Cambodia on Friday raised the minimum monthly wage for workers in its crucial textiles and footwear industry to $182, an increase of seven percent, with effect from January.

Cambodia jails 70-year-old in first conviction for royal insult

05 Oct 2018

PHNOM PENH A Cambodian court has jailed a 70-year-old barber for seven months over a violation of the country's royal insult law, the first such conviction since the law was adopted this year.

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