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Cambodia businesses, unions ask EU not to impose trade sanctions

21 Jan 2019

PHNOM PENH Cambodian businesses and unions urged the European Union on Monday to not withdraw trade preferences from Cambodia over human rights concerns, saying such a decision would pose serious economic damage and harm millions of workers and their families.

Four decades on, Cambodia reflects on its 'Killing Fields' nightmare

07 Jan 2019

PHNOM PENH At the height of Pol Pot's genocidal Khmer Rouge "killing fields" regime which devastated Cambodia for more than three years from 1975-79, Srey Heng overcame her crippling hunger by catching and eating frogs, snails and insects. | Video

Cambodia allows banned politicians to seek lifting of curbs

13 Dec 2018

PHNOM PENH Cambodia's parliament on Thursday amended the law to let banned politicians petition the government for a return to politics, which could see restraints lifted for more than 100 members of the main opposition party, dissolved last year.

Thailand sends home Cambodian critic wanted over sex-trafficking film

12 Dec 2018

PHNOM PENH Thailand sent back to Cambodia on Wednesday a labour activist wanted by authorities at home over his role in making a documentary about sex-trafficking that the government said contained fake news, police said.

Cambodia union leaders convicted over protests, jail terms suspended

11 Dec 2018

PHNOM PENH A Cambodian court found six union leaders guilty on Tuesday of instigating violent protests against the government in 2013 and 2014, but suspended their jail terms.

Cambodia union leaders convicted over protests, jail terms suspended

11 Dec 2018

PHNOM PENH, Dec 11 A Cambodian court found six union leaders guilty on Tuesday of instigating violent protests against the government in 2013 and 2014, but suspended their jail terms.

Thailand holds Cambodian critic over sex-trafficking film, wife says

07 Dec 2018

PHNOM PENH A Cambodian labour activist faces deportation home from Thailand over his role in making a sex-trafficking documentary that angered the southeast Asian nation's government, which dismissed it as fake, his wife said on Friday.

Cambodian critic held in Thailand over sex-trafficking film - wife

07 Dec 2018

PHNOM PENH, Dec 7 A Cambodian labour activist faces deportation from Thailand back to Cambodia over his role in making a documentary about sex trafficking that angered the Cambodian government, which dismissed it as fake, his wife said on Friday.

Cambodia eases pressure on opposition, media after EU sanctions threat

04 Dec 2018

PHNOM PENH Cambodia's parliament is reviewing a five-year ban on more than 100 members of the main opposition party, which could allow them to return to politics, following threats by the European Union to deny duty-free trading access to the Southeast Asian nation.

Cambodia weighs easing opposition pressure amid EU sanctions threat

03 Dec 2018

PHNOM PENH, Dec 3 Cambodia's parliament is reviewing a five-year ban on more than 100 members of the main opposition party, which could allow them to return to politics, following threats by the European Union to deny duty-free trading access to the Southeast Asian nation.

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