Cambodia

Treason Trial Of Cambodian Opposition Head Kem Sokha Resumes

A treason trial against Cambodia’s opposition leader has resumed, two years after it was adjourned due to the coronavirus pandemic

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Magawa The ‘hero Rat' Who Detected Over 100 Landmines Dies At 8 Years Old

A heroic African pouched rat passed away on Sunday at 8 years old. The rat, named Magawa, detected over 100 explosives in Cambodia over his five-year career. Upon his retirement, he became the first rat to receive the United Kingdom’s PDSA Gold...
Related topics: United Kingdom

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Cambodia: Arrests Of Strikers May be breach Of Human Rights Law 

The arrest and detention of at least 29 casino union leaders and activists during a strike that began on New Year’s Eve in Cambodia, may represent a breach of human rights law, independent UN rights experts said on Wednesday. 
Related topics: Human Rights, Activism

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A Harrowing New Year's Day Attack On Us Special Operators During The Vietnam War Featured A...

UH-1P helicopters from the US Air Force's 20th Special Operations Squadron fly into Cambodia in 1970US Air Force/Capt. Billie D Tedford US special-operations forces played a central role in the Vietnam War. The Pentagon even created a covert...
Related topics: Vietnam, Pentagon

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Asem13 Summit Holds Press Conference After Online Negotiations

This year, the summit is hosted by Cambodia, however, the negotiations are being held online due to the pandemic.

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Champani Youth In Cambodia Find Creative Ways To Promote Their Culture Amid The Pandemic

There are about 30,000 Champani people in CambodiaOriginally published on Global VoicesMembers of Champani community during a learning session. Source: Facebook A youth group in Cambodia has found creative ways to promote the Champani language and...
Related topics: Facebook, Social Media

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Cambodia Hits Back At Us Sanctions Over Naval Base

Cambodia on Friday angrily condemned a US decision to sanction two senior military officials over a contentious naval base, accusing Washington of showing "utter contempt" for its sovereignty. The US Treasury Department this week announced it was...
Related topics: Military

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Global Hunt For Looted Treasures Leads To Offshore Trusts

Cambodia wants its religious artifacts returned. Dozens tied to an indicted collector remain in the Met and other prominent museums. The Pandora Papers expose his reliance on offshore secrecy.
Related topics: Religion, Museum

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Afghans Are Scrambling To Protect Their Art From The Taliban. Upheavals Have Forced Culture...

From Cambodia to Iraq to Nazi Germany, artists and intellectuals have often been forced to hide or safeguard their art in times of political turmoil.
Related topics: Taliban, Iraq, Germany

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From Mines To Covid: Cambodia Dogs Train To Sniff Out Virus

Cambodian anti-landmine authorities are training dogs to sniff out COVID-19, hoping the sharp-nosed canines normally used to detect underground explosives can keep the virus on a tight leash.

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An Australian Man, Whom Other Paedophiles Said ‘wrote The Bible On Child Abuse’

An Adelaide man who admitted to filming himself sexually abusing children in Cambodia before publishing the videos online has been sentenced to eight years in prison. Geoffrey William Moyle, 48, pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting multiple...
Related topics: Religion, World Videos

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Facebook User Gets 18 Months In Prison For Mocking Cambodia’s Prime Minister

Human rights groups said the conviction would suppress free expressionOriginally published on Global VoicesNy Nak wrote on Facebook that he will declare a “state of emergency” in his chicken coop. Source: Facebook Cambodian citizen Ny...
Related topics: Facebook, Social Media, Human Rights

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Cambodia’s China-funded Mega Dam Linked To Rights Abuses And Loss Of Fisheries

Authorities dispute the research methodology and the report's “political bias”Originally published on Global VoicesA former shrine in the village of Srekor, northeastern Cambodia, flooded after the Lower Sesan 2 hydroelectric dam was...
Related topics: China

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Opinion | My Family Fled Cambodia As The Americans Evacuated. Here's What I Hope For Afghan...

My mother called on Monday to ask if I was watching the news. “It’s so scary,” she said, her voice specked with sadness. “All the Afghan people fleeing, running this way and that way. Everyone so desperate to escape. That was us.” Kabul...
Related topics: Afghanistan, Kabul

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Defense: Former Cambodian Official Not Guilty Of Genocide

The defense team for the former head of state of Cambodia’s brutal Khmer Rouge regime says his genocide conviction should be overturned

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What I Learned In Cambodia: 5 Ways To Thrive During The Next Heat Wave, Heat Dome, Or Hot Spell

Slow down, wake up early, and pay attention to overnight temperatures. It’s time to learn how to thrive in this new normal. Around the time that “heat dome” entered the national lexicon 48 hours ago, I took my children to a...

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Rare Giant Barking Deer Spotted In Cambodia

A critically endangered giant barking deer has been spotted in Cambodia for the first time, in a boost for the country's wildlife preservation efforts, officials said Friday.

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Us Diplomat Denied Full Access To Cambodia Naval Base After Washington's 'chinese Presence' Remarks

Last week, Washington raised concerns about the alleged presence of Chinese forces at Cambodia’s naval base and the demolition of two US-funded buildings at the facility.

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Cambodia Political Parties Regroup Ahead Of Elections

Amid a surge in COVID-19 cases, opposition politicians in Cambodia are regrouping and forming new parties ahead of local commune elections to be held next year and general elections in 2023.     Among them are “rehabilitated” past lawmakers...

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Satellite Photos Show Rapid Construction At Military Base Where Us Has 'serious Concerns' About...

Sailors stand guard at Ream naval base in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, July 26, 2019. REUTERS/Samrang Pring In just a few weeks this spring, Cambodia appears to have built two buildings at its Ream naval base. The new buildings went up near the site...
Related topics: World Photos, Military, China, Reuters

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