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Khmer Rouge Tribunal Ends With Denial, Not Justification
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 13:05

Nicole Weinrauch is a freelance journalist based in Singapore The world has just heard closing arguments in the last active litigation of the series ...

Prison time looms for Filipinos that fail to sing national anthem “with fervor”
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 09:25

Proposed law comes amid wave of nationalism in the Philippines that has also seen calls for the country to change its name The Philippine national fla...

Situation Room’s NGOs Face Investigation Over Monitoring
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 07:13

The NGO election consortium calling itself the “Situation Room” may be banned from future vote monitoring and the registration of its member NGOs ...

Hun Sen Orders Investigation Into Situation Room
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 19:01

Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered authorities to investigate the Situation Room, a consortium of NGOs who voiced criticism of this month’s commune elec...

Cambodia's Hun Sen orders probe into rights group
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:58

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered an investigation on Wednesday into The Situation Room, a consortium of rights groups which criticised local e...

1st nest of rare Siamese crocodile found in Cambodia in 6 years
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:01

A nest with 19 eggs of the critically endangered Siamese crocodile was spotted in the Sre Ambel River in southwest Cambodia's Koh Kong province fo...

Cassava prices hit a new low
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:00

Cassava prices in Cambodia experienced a sharp drop this month leading to heavy losses for smallholder farmers unable to quickly switch to more profit...

Nearly 300 UXO found at farm in Battambang
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:15

Over 270 pieces of unexploded ordnance were unearthed yesterday in Battambang province after villagers reported the presence of explosives at their pe...

Lush green Kulen Mountain with hidden temples and refreshing waterfalls in Cambodia: A must-see sight
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 07:21

The last week of April this year, I happened to visit the Kulen Mountain, considered by the tribals and Khmers as the most sacred mountain in Cambodia...

Wary of Losing Votes, Hun Sen Makes Rare Call for Reform
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 03:08

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday urged civil servants and their families to clean up their behavior or risk losing votes, in a rare call for party-wid...

Indonesian Guantanamo Bay detainee set for trial, Regional governments ramp up internet censorship, and Malaysian Church celebrate Muslim holiday
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:06

Southeast Asia Globe’s daily rundown of the region’s top stories – 27 June 2017 A file picture dated 14 September 2005 shows a US flag at Delta...

Philippines attempts to quash rumours of President Duterte’s ill health
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:59

At a time when Filipinos are losing their lives to fighting in the country’s troubled south, the pugnacious leader’s absence has many questioning ...

3 must-see industry leaders at Inspire Asean
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:00

SPONSORED: Nearly half of Cambodians use social media – meet the executives who can show you how to capitalise on the latest trends On 30 June, Ins...

Cambodians shot by Thai soldiers over illegal logging
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:13

On June 20, military official Oeun Kosan, 27, and Hon Danit, 17, who live in Oddar Meanchey's Anlong Veng district, were allegedly illegally loggi...

Australian plunges to death from rooftop
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:01

Australian Robert Cameron leapt to his death from the sixth floor rooftop of the International Cambodia School in Phnom Penh. Picture: Google. Cambod...

Southeast Asian nations torch US$1b of seized drugs
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:37

Cambodian officials torch a pile of drugs during a destruction ceremony to mark the UN's International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Traffick...

Drugs go up in smoke, but Southeast Asia’s narcotics problem remains
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 01:00

Three countries in the region burned more than $ 1 billion worth of drugs, but addressing the root of the problem has proven far more vexing Myanmar ...

Medical mistakes led to Svay Rieng death
  • Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:10

Family members of Pin Chamnan on Friday filed a medical malpractice complaint against Svay Rieng's provincial hospital. Fresh News A Svay Rieng pr...

NEC Releases Official June 4 Election Results
  • Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:04

The country’s election authority released its official results for the June 4 commune elections on schedule on Sunday, calling 1,156 out of a total ...

Sar Kheng says official held in Thailand avoided checkpoint, vows arms probe
  • Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:09

Interior Minister Sar Kheng, who is seen speaking at an event, announced that his Ministry will investigate into the weapons trafficking controversy i...

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