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Cambodian teacher filmed taking students' money disciplined

Cambodian teacher filmed taking students' money disciplined

A Cambodian primary school teacher in capital Phnom Penh has been removed from her job after a video of her illicitly collecting money from students circulated online, an Education Ministry spokesman said on Monday.

Poachers kill elephant in Cambodia wildlife sanctuary

Poachers kill elephant in Cambodia wildlife sanctuary

An elephant has been found dead with its tusks and tail sliced off in a wildlife sanctuary in Cambodia, where wild elephant numbers have dwindled to just a few hundred due to poaching and deforestation.

EU begins process to hit Cambodia with trade sanctions

EU begins process to hit Cambodia with trade sanctions

The European Union started an 18-month process on Monday that could lead to the suspension of Cambodia's duty-free trade access over its record on human rights and democracy.

Cambodia PM says EU holding country 'hostage' with tariff threats

Cambodia PM says EU holding country 'hostage' with tariff threats

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen blasted the European Union on Saturday for holding the country ‘hostage’ with threats to axe trade preferences after it held elections with no credible opposition.

Cambodian PM says no China naval base being built

Cambodian PM says no China naval base being built

Cambodia will not allow foreign military bases on its soil, strongman premier Hun Sen said Monday, swatting away US concerns about a possible Chinese naval site near hotly contested seas.

Two illegal immigrants die in Bangkok detention centre on same night

Two illegal immigrants die in Bangkok detention centre on same night

Two illegal immigrants from Vietnam and Cambodia died in a Thai detention centre in the early hours of Wednesday, police told dpa.

Australian filmmaker jailed in Cambodia for espionage

Australian filmmaker jailed in Cambodia for espionage

A Cambodian court jailed an Australian filmmaker for six years on Friday after finding him guilty of espionage for flying a drone over an opposition party rally.

Cambodia PM slams 'failed' election boycott campaign

Cambodia PM slams 'failed' election boycott campaign

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said opposition calls to boycott elections failed as he celebrated his ‘crystal clear’ victory in the uncontested vote in a speech to thousands of garment workers Thursday.

Cambodia to form new govt after election that opposition calls 'farce'

Cambodia to form new govt after election that opposition calls 'farce'

The ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) will form a new government within 60 days, its spokesman said on Tuesday, two days after a general election that critics called neither free nor fair ...

Cambodian PM's party claims all election seats, opposition sees 'death of democracy'

Cambodian PM's party claims all election seats, opposition sees 'death of democracy'

Prime Minister Hun Sen's ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) said on Monday it had won all 125 parliamentary seats up for grabs in a general election a day earlier that critics said was neither free nor fair.

Cambodia ruling party claims 'huge victory' in election

Cambodia ruling party claims 'huge victory' in election

Hun Sen, who came to power in 1985 in a country still plagued by civil war, has cracked down on dissent in the run-up to this year's poll.

Cambodians vote in 'sham' election without opposition

Cambodians vote in 'sham' election without opposition

Cambodians voted Sunday in an election set to extend strongman premier Hun Sen's 33 years in power after the only credible opposition party was dissolved, effectively turning the country into a one-party state.