Cambodia has the third-highest prevalence rate for modern slavery in the world, trailing only North Korea and Uzbekistan, according to the Global Slavery Index 2016, released this morning by the Walk Free Foundation.
The government’s Cambodian Human Rights Committee was the subject of ridicule yesterday after a propaganda video tried to pass off snapshots of the Singapore skyline as those of pre-civil war Libya.
Land rights activists yesterday once again had their weekly “Black Monday” protest marches blocked by authorities.
Work on a private prison complex for inmates with the money to pay for more comfortable conditions will begin next month, it was announced yesterday at a ceremony to sign the construction contract.
Two opposition lawmakers, Nhay Chamroeun and Kong Sakphea were beaten unconscious during protests in Phnom Penh, as over a thousand protesters descended upon the National Assembly.
Students at Phnom Penh's Liger Learning Center have written and published a new book, "The Cambodian Economy".
An ethnically Vietnamese community that has lived on the water in Phnom Penh for decades is given three weeks notice to cut their houses loose.
A 5-year-old boy was found dead in Battambang yesterday after his babysitters allegedly twisted the child’s neck and tried to hack off his head with a handsaw.
With 72 per cent of Cambodian black pepper production coming from Tbong Khmum province, agriculture officials are calling for it to receive Geographic Indicator (GI) status to promote the spice for export.
Cambodia’s animation industry is only in its infancy, but with a local studio working on the country’s first big-budget, full-length animated feature, it’s hoped the Kingdom will soon be ‘bringing pictures to life’ for productions from all over the world.
Leng Sarinreach won the Boys Under-14 and Boys Under-18 titles yesterday at the Third National Junior Championships at the National Training Center on Sunday, becoming the first player ever to win singles titles in two different age cate
Two brothers – one a construction worker and the other fresh out of prison – were arrested for drug offences in Kandal province’s Sa’ang district.
French-Cambodian filmmaker Davy Chou’s feature Diamond Island has won the SACD prize at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival’s International Critics’ Week sidebar.