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U.S. urges Cambodia to remove restrictions against opposition leader

11 Sep 2018

PHNOM PENH The United States urged Cambodia's government on Tuesday to drop all charges against opposition leader Kem Sokha, who was released on bail but has been placed under house arrest.

Cambodian opposition leader released but put under house arrest

10 Sep 2018

PHNOM PENH Hundreds of supporters of the leader of Cambodia's main opposition party Kem Sokha gathered outside his house on Monday after he was released on bail after spending more than a year in jail on treason charges.

Cambodia forms new government, extending Hun Sen's grip on power

06 Sep 2018

PHNOM PENH Cambodia's lawmakers on Thursday voted in a new parliamentary leadership and government, led by Prime Minister Hun Sen's ruling party, after a July general election that was derided internationally because it was largely uncontested.

Cambodia's parliament holds first session since July vote

06 Sep 2018

PHNOM PENH Cambodia's parliament on Wednesday held its first session since a July general election in which Prime Minister Hun Sen's ruling party claimed victory but which critics called a sham because of the lack of a viable opposition.

Cambodian government critic flees after receiving threats

03 Sep 2018

PHNOM PENH A Cambodian political analyst said on Monday he has fled the country after receiving threats since his release from a 1-1/2 year sentence for accusing Prime Minister Hun Sen's party of orchestrating the 2016 murder of government critic Kem Ley.

Cambodian court jails Australian filmmaker for six years for espionage

31 Aug 2018

PHNOM PENH A Cambodian court jailed an Australian filmmaker for six years on Friday after finding him guilty of espionage for flying a drone over an opposition party rally. | Video

Cambodia frees 14 government critics

28 Aug 2018

PHNOM PENH Cambodia released 14 government critics on Tuesday, in a move by Prime Minister Hun Sen that some observers say is aimed at appeasing foreign criticism of a flawed general election last month.

Two Cambodian journalists facing spying charges freed on bail

21 Aug 2018

PHNOM PENH Two Cambodian journalists charged with espionage for filing news reports to a U.S.-funded radio station were freed on bail on Tuesday, in a move seen by a rights group as a government bid to improve its image weeks after a disputed election.

Cambodia's first rum maker looks to expand overseas market

21 Aug 2018

PHNOM PENH Samai Distillery, which has the distinction of being Cambodia's first, and only, rum producer, is looking to export the tipple to new international markets.

Cambodia's ruling party won all seats in July vote - election commission

16 Aug 2018

PHNOM PENH Cambodia's ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) won all 125 parliamentary seats in a national election in July, electoral authorities said on Wednesday as the opposition called the result illegitimate.

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Vietnam's president dies after viral illness

Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang, a former chief of internal security who became one of the most high-profile leaders in the communist-ruled country, died on Friday after an illness, state media said.