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Notorious Cambodian prison commander dead at 77
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Former CBS News foreign correspondent Bert Quint has died at age 90Former CBS News foreign correspondent Bert Quint has died at the age of 90. Quint spent three decades with CBS News covering hotspots like Cambodia and Vietnam.
Cambodian PM says no wage hikes for civil servants, armed forces for 2021 due to COVID-19PHNOM PENH, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Wednesday that there will be no wage hikes for the civil servants...
Cambodia ‘demolishes’ US-built facility on naval base, amid fears of secret China dealCambodia has demolished a US-built facility on the country’s largest...
Rat that detected dozens of landmines gets award for animal braveryMeet Magawa, the "hero rat" who just won an animal bravery medal for sniffing out dozens of landmines in Cambodia.
Mine-detecting rat receives prestigious gold medalMine-detecting rat, Magawa, has sniffed out dozens of landmines and unexploded munitions in Cambodia.
Lightning Strike in Cambodia Kills 6, Injures 4 People, Reports SuggestBANGKOK (Sputnik) - Six people have been killed and four others were injured as a result of a lightning strike on a residential building in northwestern Cambodia's Battambang province, the Khmer Times..
Khmer Rouge prison commander Comrade Duch diesComrade Duch, a former senior figure of the Khmer Rouge convicted of crimes against humanity in Cambodia, has died. He was serving a life sentence after being...
Khmer Rouge chief jailer Duch, guilty of war crimes, dies at 77The Khmer Rouge's chief jailer, who admitted overseeing the torture and killings of as many as 16,000 Cambodians while running the regime's most notorious prison, has died. Kaing Guek Eav, known as..
Cambodia's 'Rubbish School' where kids pay with plasticWith no tourists because of the pandemic, a guide in Cambodia is instead teaching English
Cambodia hoists ASEAN flag to celebrate 53rd founding anniversary of ASEANPHNOM PENH, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- Cambodia on Friday hoisted the ASEAN flag adjacent to its national flag at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in order to celebrate the 53rd..
Another US diplomat tests positive for COVID-19 in CambodiaPHNOM PENH - Cambodia confirmed on Tuesday that one more US diplomat tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of infected US diplomats in the country to four. A...
Law to ban ‘inappropriate’ dress in Cambodia set to threaten women’s freedoms, rights groups sayA proposed law that would let Cambodian police fine people deemed to be dressed inappropriately could be used to curtail women’s freedoms and reinforce a culture of impunity around sexual..
Cambodia reports 5 new COVID-19 cases including 2 U.S. diplomatsCambodia on Friday confirmed five new COVID-19 cases including two U.S. diplomats, raising the total number of infections in the kingdom to 171, according to the Health Ministry. The new cases included..
WB approves 100 mln USD credit for Cambodia's road connectivity improvement projectPHNOM PENH, July 17 (Xinhua) -- The World Bank has approved a 100-million-U.S. dollar credit for Cambodia's road connectivity improvement project, according to its press statement on Friday. The..
Cambodia confirms 15 new imported COVID-19 cases, 156 in totalPHNOM PENH, July 12 (Xinhua) -- Cambodia on Sunday confirmed 15 new imported COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to...
Cambodia bans dog meat trade in ‘lynchpin’ townSiem Reap, one of the most popular tourist towns in Southeast Asia, has become the first province in Cambodia to ban the dog meat trade in a victory for animal rights activists who called the area a..
Dog meat: First Cambodian province bans sale and consumptionThe decision in Siem Reap follows similar moves in parts of China and India in recent months.
Uighur activist groups move International Criminal Court against China on charges of genocideUighur exiles urged the International Criminal Court on Monday to investigate Beijing for genocide and crimes against humanity, the first attempt to use international law to hold China's ruling..
Cambodia PM says ruling party to dominate politics for up to 100 yearsPHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday his ruling party would be a dominant force in politics for as long as a century, telling the opposition it should wait until the..
Thai protesters demand investigation of exile's kidnappingProtesters in the Thai capital held a small rally outside the prime minister's offices on Friday urging authorities to investigate the suspected kidnapping of an exiled activist by unknown gunmen last..
PM Modi discusses Covid-19 pandemic with Cambodian PMPrime Minister Narendra Modi discussed the Covid-19 pandemic with his Cambodian counterpart Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen on Wednesday and conveyed India's commitment to further..
Cambodia to investigate kidnapping of exiled Thai activistCambodia will investigate the suspected kidnapping of an exiled Thai activist in Phnom Penh, a police spokesman told Reuters on Tuesday, five days after unknown gunmen reportedly dragged him off the..
Vietnam plans to resume flights to some virus-free countriesHANOI(Reuters) - Vietnam plans to allow a resumption of flights to and from countries that have had no cases of coronavirus for 30 days, state media cited the prime minister as saying on Tuesday, with..
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Thai exile's kidnapping sparks protests over "missing" criticsProtests flared in Bangkok on Monday against the suspected kidnapping of a Thai activist in Cambodia which has reignited protests against Thailand’s military-royalist elite, with some online..
Eight countries, including India, ask UN Human Rights Commissioner to be responsible amid COVID-19 crisisThe joint letter was written by the permanent missions of India, Indonesia, Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam in Geneva to the OHCHR
Exiled Thai activist abducted in Cambodia, rights group saysUnknown gunmen abducted a Thai political activist in Cambodia's capital, rights advocates said on Friday, the latest in a series of mysterious disappearances of Southeast Asian dissidents living in..
No discussion on RCEP during India-Australia virtual summit: MEAThe RCEP is a proposed free trade agreement in the Asia-Pacific region between the ten member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) namely, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos,..
Cambodia lifts entry ban from six countries as coronavirus easesCambodia has lifted a ban on entry of visitors from Iran, Italy, Germany, Spain, France and the United States that had been put in place to curb the spread of coronavirus, the health ministry said on..
Cambodia says all COVID-19 patients recovered, no new cases for a monthCambodia's last patient with the new coronavirus has recovered and left hospital, leaving the Southeast Asian country with zero cases, the health ministry said on Saturday, while urging continued..
Coronavirus brings curtain down on Cambodia shadow puppet theatreCambodia's shadow puppet tradition goes back to the 7th century and has survived the collapse of empires, wars and Khmer Rouge reign of terror that left some 1.7 million people dead.
Cambodian official says human rights 'need to be put aside' in drug warA Cambodian official on Wednesday defended an anti-drug campaign that has been decried as rife with abuses, saying human rights "need to be put aside" to fight drugs that destroy families and fuel..
Watch: SBS World News liveTonight on SBS World News, hundreds more Australians arrive home after charger flights from India and Cambodia, mass quarantine in Tasmania and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pays tribute to two..
Almost 200 Australians arrive in Sydney after being locked down in CambodiaThe one-off flight is now on its way to Sydney with 164 Australians and 20 permanent residents and family members on board.
Vietnam challenges China's monopoly on coronavirus diplomacyHANOI: Vietnam is challenging China's dominance of coronavirus diplomacy with the donation of medical supplies to Europe and Southeast Asia and even winning plaudits from U.S. President Donald Trump..
Cambodia adopts law to allow for emergency powers to tackle coronavirusCambodia's parliament passed a law on Friday to prepare the way for a state of emergency, which Prime Minister Hun Sen has said he might have to declare to reinforce the campaign against the..
Almost all bets are off: Casino capitals Macau, Las Vegas slammed by virusShares The vast, glitzy gaming halls of Macau are open, but thousands of baccarat tables are empty. The world's biggest gambling hub has barred entry to most travellers and hotels are being used to..
In scrappy Cambodian casino town, Chinese plan future beyond coronavirusWhen casino owner Kang Qiang looks out the window of his 20th floor office in this city on the remote Cambodian coast, he sees construction cranes sitting idle.
Cambodia PM orders casinos shut down as coronavirus cases climbCambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday ordered all casinos to close to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
France, Malaysia charter flights to bring home citizens stranded in CambodiaFrance and Malaysia have organized chartered flights to fly out hundreds of their citizens stranded in Cambodia after Southeast Asian nation sealed borders and canceled flights in the wake of the..
Cambodia reports four new coronavirus cases, bringing total to 91Cambodia reported four new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, bringing the total to 91, the health ministry said.
Cambodia uses coronavirus crisis to arrest 17 critics, rights group saysThe Cambodian government has used the coronavirus outbreak to lock up opposition activists and others expressing concern about the virus and the government's response, U.S.-based Human Rights Watch..
Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation Donate Medical Supplies to 10 More Asian NationsHANGZHOU, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 21, 2020-- The Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation today announced plans to donate much-needed medical supplies to 10 more countries in Asia to help the..
Cambodia halts mainstream Mekong River dam plans for 10 years, official saysElectricity-starved Cambodia will not develop new hydropower dams on the Mekong River for the next 10 years, a senior energy official said on Wednesday, as it reviews its policy to seek energy from..
300 Indians stranded at Kuala Lumpur airportAt least 300 Keralites, including students, are stranded at the Kuala Lumpur airport following cancellation of flights to India due to the coronavirus outbreak. Those stranded have come from various..
French infant among four new coronavirus cases in CambodiaCambodia reported four new cases of coronavirus including in a four-month-old French boy and two people who had traveled to Malaysia for a religious ceremony, the Ministry of Health said late Sunday.
'We're not being quarantined. We're being detained.' Americans stuck in Cambodia amid pandemicWhen Ryan Knapp and his wife booked a cruise along the Mekong Delta, they thought it would be a dream trip. But it has turned into a nightmare.