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Cambodia allows banned politicians to seek lifting of curbs

Dec 12 2018

PHNOM PENH Cambodia's parliament on Thursday amended the law to let banned politicians petition the government for a return to politics, which could see restraints lifted for more than 100 members of the main opposition party, dissolved last year.

Thailand sends home Cambodian critic wanted over sex-trafficking film

Dec 12 2018

PHNOM PENH Thailand sent back to Cambodia on Wednesday a labor activist wanted by authorities at home over his role in making a documentary about sex-trafficking that the government said contained fake news, police said.

Cambodia union leaders convicted over protests, jail terms suspended

Dec 11 2018

PHNOM PENH A Cambodian court found six union leaders guilty on Tuesday of instigating violent protests against the government in 2013 and 2014, but suspended their jail terms.

Thailand holds Cambodian critic over sex-trafficking film, wife says

Dec 07 2018

PHNOM PENH A Cambodian labor activist faces deportation home from Thailand over his role in making a sex-trafficking documentary that angered the southeast Asian nation's government, which dismissed it as fake, his wife said on Friday.

Cambodian critic held in Thailand over sex-trafficking film - wife

Dec 07 2018

PHNOM PENH, Dec 7 A Cambodian labour activist faces deportation from Thailand back to Cambodia over his role in making a documentary about sex trafficking that angered the Cambodian government, which dismissed it as fake, his wife said on Friday.

Cambodia eases pressure on opposition, media after EU sanctions threat

Dec 03 2018

PHNOM PENH Cambodia's parliament is reviewing a five-year ban on more than 100 members of the main opposition party, which could allow them to return to politics, following threats by the European Union to deny duty-free trading access to the Southeast Asian nation.

Cambodia weighs easing opposition pressure amid EU sanctions threat

Dec 03 2018

PHNOM PENH, Dec 3 Cambodia's parliament is reviewing a five-year ban on more than 100 members of the main opposition party, which could allow them to return to politics, following threats by the European Union to deny duty-free trading access to the Southeast Asian nation.

U.N.-backed court rules Khmer Rouge leaders committed genocide

Nov 16 2018

PHNOM PENH A U.N.-backed court found two leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge guilty of genocide on Friday, almost four decades after the ultra-Maoist regime which oversaw the "Killing Fields" was overthrown. | Video

Cambodia's Hun Sen eases pressure on unions, as EU sanctions threat looms

Nov 07 2018

PHNOM PENH Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen told his ministers to ease pressure on labor union leaders on Wednesday, after threats by the European Union to remove the Southeast Asian country's duty-free trading access.

Plastic? Fantastic!: Cambodian LGBT fashion designers find beauty in trash

Nov 02 2018

PHNOM PENH From a dress inspired by the plume of a peacock and fashioned out of bottle caps and cement sacks, to a black and orange tiger outfit made of plastic bags, one group of LGBT fashion designers in Cambodia crafts beauty from trash to battle discrimination.

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