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Treason trial of Cambodian opposition head Kem Sokha resumes

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A treason trial against Cambodia’s opposition leader resumed Wednesday, two years after it was adjourned due to the coronavirus pandemic. Kem Sokha was he...

Cambodia launches 4th round of COVID-19 vaccinations

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia on Friday began a fourth round of vaccinations against the coronavirus in response to the omicron variant, with high-risk groups among the first to receive the add...

Rat who detected land mines in Cambodia dies in retirement

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A land mine-detecting rat in Cambodia who received a prestigious award for his life-saving duty has died in retirement, the charity for which he had worked has announced. ...

Anti-tank mine kills 3 demining experts in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A anti-tank mine leftover from Cambodia's civil war exploded on Monday killing three members of a local demining team as they carried out their work, their organization ann...

Cambodia's foreign minister set to be ASEAN envoy to Myanmar

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday said he will appoint his country’s foreign minister, Prak Sokhonn, to be the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ special ...

Cambodian police pull off big drugs bust of ketamine dealers

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodian police on Tuesday said that they killed one man accused of trafficking and have seized over two tons of the drug ketamine in a major anti-drug ...

US envoy conveys concerns to Cambodia about Myanmar, China

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A U.S. State Department envoy conveyed concerns to top Cambodian officials on Friday about bilateral and regional issues, including the crisis in Myanmar and the constructi...

Cambodian mass trial against government opponents reopens

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A mass trial of critics and opponents of Cambodia’s government charged with treason for their nonviolent political activities resumed Tuesday, amid an ongoing crackdown on ...

Cambodia's premier to visit military-led Myanmar next month

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen will pay an official visit early next month to military-ruled Myanmar, seeking to patch up the generals’ battered relationship with Southe...

Cambodia's leader Hun Sen endorses oldest son as successor

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia’s long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday explicitly declared his support to have his eldest son, army commander Hun Manet, succeed him as the nation’s lea...

Cambodian prince and politician Norodom Ranariddh dies at 77

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia’s Prince Norodom Ranariddh, former prime minister and the son of the late King Norodom Sihanouk, died Sunday in France, Information Minister Khieu Kanharith announ...

Cambodia promotes shared growth at virtual Asia-Europe meet

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen opened a virtual meeting of Asian and European leaders Thursday with a call for sustainable and shared global growth as the world seeks to ...

UN decries Thailand's deportation of Cambodian activists

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency has condemned Thailand's deportation of three Cambodian political activists back to their home country, describing it as part of a “trend” of return...

After slow starts, some Asian vaccination rates now soaring

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — When Cambodia rolled out COVID-19 vaccines, lines stretched down entire streets and people left their shoes out to save their places as they sheltered from the sun. But thr...

Cambodian court denies bail to 14 opposition members

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A court in Cambodia on Wednesday denied the bail requests of 14 detained members of a dissolved opposition party who have been charged with treason for taking part in nonvi...