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Khmer Rouge senior defence personnel look at a map during the 1970s

The Pol Pot dilemma
WikiLeaks trove shows Carter’s wary approach to Khmer Rouge regime

Australian Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton (left) and Major General Andrew Bottrell.

Operation refugee
Australian general visited to finalise resettlement arrangements


Pre-trial lockup rules flouted

In an address to members of the judiciary in March last year, Justice Minister Ang Vong Vanthana called for a “transparent and effective” approach to pre-trial detention, explaining that the days of simply ticking boxes when deciding whether to in

NGO laws overseas offer lessons

Indonesian workers unions block the road during a protest in front of the parliament building in Jakarta as lawmakers attend the plenary session to pass the mass organisation bill in 2013.

Widely condemned NGO laws like those ratified in Russia on the weekend and in neighbouring Indonesia two years ago should serve as a warning of the potential “chilling effect” Cambodia’s highly controversial draft NGO law could have on civil socie

Lawmaker visits slip: report

Cambodia National Rescue Party lawmaker Mao Monyvann

The opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party’s year-long boycott of parliament slashed the amount of constituent outreach performed by the National Assembly in 2014, and resulted in a vastly diminished voice for the opposition in legislative deba

US mooted trips to DK-era Angkor

Among the hundreds of WikiLeaks cables on Cambodia released yesterday, some revealed the more personal – and bizarre – side to US diplomacy.

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Bomb saw

Diving for bombs

In the murky waters of the Mekong, brave men recover a 500-pound Vietnam War-era bomb and defuse it.


Mayaguez remembered

Seven former US servicemen revisit the site in Cambodia of the disastrous final battle of the Vietnam War 40 years later.

Hanuman statue returned

10th-century statue depicting the Hindu god Hanuman returned after evidence of theft.

Hoteliers worried by rise in peer-to-peer rentals

Christian De Boer

Siem Reap’s established hoteliers are concerned that holiday rentals advertising directly to users via the web are not playing by the same rules