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Takeo rice farmers pray for rain

Farmer Nhem Tum

While much of the country has suffered devastating floods, farmers in Takeo and elsewhere are struggling through the worst drought in years – and climate change may mean that there will be many more to come

Bleak future for road victims

Touch Sokun was lucky to keep his job after an accident

Cambodia’s dangerous roads are claiming – and crippling – more lives than ever. The victims are mostly young men, often the breadwinners of their families

Australian refugee deal details shrouded in ‘information vacuum’: human rights groups

A coalition of local human rights groups has accused the Cambodian and Australian governments of setting up “the perfect information vacuum” surrounding a plan to resettle refugees processed at Australian detention centres on Nauru in Cambodia.

Opposition activists finally released on bail

Rights groups have claimed the trio are political pawns being used as government leverage over the CNRP

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Kim Marintha

Police raid home of general accused of murder

Senior government adviser on the run after allegedly killing his mistress and their six-year-old daughter.

CNRP in the house

They held out for more than ten months hoping to force the government into making real reforms but on Friday, Cambodia's opposition finally took their seats in parliament.

Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan

Khmer Rouge duo get life

Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan, the most senior remaining leaders of the Khmer Rouge regime, were sentenced to life in prison on Thursday.

PM looks to US to justify use of force

A factory worker shot by police is carried away during a protest on Veng Sreng Boulevard earlier this year

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday compared Cambodia’s deadly government crackdowns favourably with attempts in the United States to quell days of unrest following the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman.