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    1. 2 former Khmer Rouge leaders appeal convictions

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJul 02 03:52 AM

      PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The two surviving senior leaders of Cambodia's former Khmer Rouge regime launched appeals Thursday of their convictions by a U.N.-backed tribunal that sentenced them to life in prison for their roles during the group's brutal rule in the 1970s.

    2. Cambodia and Vietnam say they will hold border talks next week, following clashes between Cambodian activists and Vietnamese border security forces. The head of Cambodia’s border committee, Var Kim Hong, told VOA that Phnom Penh would raise a number of sensitive issues with Hanoi, including road-building, pond-digging and the construction of a military outpost by Vietnam, all of which have come...

    3. Top 10 Go-To places in Cambodia

      Out Of Town BlogJul 01 10:54 PM

      Out of Town Blog Top 10 Go-To places in Cambodia Cambodia is such a majestic country. It’s filled with the remnants of the Khmer Empire, an immensely powerful rule back in the 802 CE. Their territory stretched from Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, and Southern Vietnam. The Khmer Empire’s signature architecture is mostly seen in these countries, but it is in Cambodia where they placed their seat ...

    4. Cambodia Post starts transport service

      Phnom Penh PostJun 29 06:15 PM

      State-owned postal service Cambodia Post launched a point-to-point van service yesterday, to tap into the rising demand for passenger transportation, in a bid to increase its revenue from domestic services.

    5. Giant rats imported from Africa are being trained to sniff out unexploded landmines in Cambodia. Gambian pouched rats, also known as African giant pouched rats, can grow up to 1m (3ft) long and weigh 1.4kg. The project is the brainchild of Bart Weetjens, founder of APOPO.

    6. Cambodia to investigate decade-old killings of union leaders

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJun 25 08:22 AM

      Cambodia's prime minister has established a special commission to investigate the long-unsolved killings of three labor leaders. It was unclear why Prime Minister Hun Sen would revive the murder cases, ...

    7. Cambodia seizes meth, heroin in biggest drug bust in years

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJun 20 04:53 AM

      PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodian police say they have made one of their biggest drug seizures in several years, netting 55 kilograms (121 pounds) of methamphetamine and heroin.

    8. PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – Nearly 200 Cambodian garment workers have been hospitalised after a new spate of mass fainting at factories this week, officials said Wednesday , renewing concerns about conditions in the kingdom's crucial textile industry. At least 61 workers at a factory in southern Takeo province fainted

    9. Nearly 200 female garment workers were hospitalized after fainting while on the job in two separate Cambodian factories, prompting concerns over worker conditions in the country’s factories. The country's textile industry, which employs some 700,000 workers, has been criticized in recent years for inhumane working conditions.

    10. PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Two leaders of Cambodia's former Khmer Rouge regime have appealed their convictions by a U.N.-backed tribunal that sentenced them to life in prison for their roles during the group's brutal rule in the 1970s.

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