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Chinese contractors held as toll in Cambodia building collapse rises to 24

Anger growing over poor standards in construction boom that has transformed Sihanoukville into tourist and gambling hub.

Secret slaughterhouse video reveals brutal treatment of pigs in Cambodia

Undercover footage shows workers among hundreds of pigs, clubbing animals before slitting their throats.

Julian Assange: Australian government urged to intervene

Filmmaker James Ricketson, who was jailed in Cambodia on spying charges, says Assange is being used as ‘an example’ in attack on media.

Running among the ruins: seeing Cambodia at a trot

A dawn jog around the magnificent temples of Angkor is the perfect way to meet an ancient country with deep roots.

Happy eco-campers: protecting wildlife in Cambodia

A new eco-tourism camp keeps a remote forest safe from poaching, and offers a laid-back stay with creature comforts.

Fears of exploitation as Japan prepares to admit foreign workers

Tokyo recruiting estimated 345,000 to address labour shortage, but critics warn not enough is being done to prevent abuse.

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of genocide in Cambodia’s ‘Nuremberg’ moment

Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea are the two most senior living leaders of regime that presided over deaths of at least 1.7 million in Cambodia.

How climate change forces farmers into slavery in Cambodia’s brick kilns – in pictures

Heatwaves and drought have devastated crops in rural Cambodia, forcing many farmers to abandon the fields and take work in the country’s burgeoning brick industry, where they become trapped in debt bondage.

‘I will not give them the baby’: the plight of Cambodia’s detained surrogates

Women lured by the chance to escape poverty explain how they have gone from being treated as victims to criminals.

Family of James Ricketson ‘hesitant’ about film-maker returning to Cambodia

Australian ‘grateful to have his freedom’ after 15 months in prison as family urge 69-year-old to ‘chill out’ and take ‘time to reflect’.

Cambodia pardons Australian film-maker James Ricketson

Documentary maker was jailed for espionage this year after flying drone over electoral rally.

Welcome to ‘Tourism Vacation Town’: China to build $1.2bn holiday hotspot in Cambodia

Vast project follows a similar $3.8bn project, raising concerns about Beijing’s dollar diplomacy in the region.

James Ricketson to seek Cambodian king’s pardon after spying conviction

Jailed Australian film-maker’s son says six years in prison ‘will kill’ his father and pleads for the king to show mercy.

James Ricketson’s daughter pleads for release of film-maker jailed in Cambodia

Daughter says the health of the 69-year-old Australian, who was sentenced to six years jail, is failing and he could die in prison.

Australian director James Ricketson a good man, Cambodian court told

The Australian film-maker and alleged spy James Ricketson is a good man who helps the poor and is not involved in politics, a Phnom Penh court has been told.

James Rickeston: Cambodia trial of Australian director begins – video

The trial of Australian filmmaker James Ricketson has begun in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh.

Keisuke Honda to coach Cambodia national team while playing in A-League

Former Japan international Keisuke Honda has been named general manager of Cambodia’s national team just a week after signing for Melbourne Victoryin the A-League.

‘No Cambodia left’: how Chinese money is changing Sihanoukville

The once-sleepy beach town of Sihanoukville has been transformed by Chinese investment – and the sheer speed of development has divided locals.

Cambodia: Hun Sen re-elected in landslide victory after brutal crackdown

Election widely condemned as a sham by human rights groups and political observers.

‘Democracy has died’: Cambodia’s exiled politicians call for election boycott

Scared and on the run, members of the opposition mount campaign against legitimacy of strongman leader Hun Sen.