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    1. October 6, 2014

      Cambodians claim land grabs are crime against humanity

      Multinationals caught up in allegations of land-grabbing could face fresh legal problems under a claim launched by 10...

    2. July 28, 2014

      Cambodia: Wave of discontent

      At 29 years and counting, Hun Sen’s lengthy spell as leader of Cambodia ranks alongside only a handful of other fiercely...

    1. July 27, 2014

      It is high time for Cambodia’s Hun Sen to go

      A year-long political crisis ended last week in Cambodia when the opposition agreed to take up its seats in parliament after...

    2. July 18, 2014

      Rolls-Royces and rags mix on Phnom Penh’s streets

      The twin Rolls-Royces parked outside a Brazilian steakhouse in Phnom Penh this month caught the zeitgeist in a country where...

    3. July 15, 2014

      Cambodian police seize opposition MPs as violence hits protest

      Cambodian security forces seized three high-profile opposition MPs on Tuesday, after the worst clashes for months in the...

    4. beyondbrics

      May 29, 2014

      Guest post: Cambodia's delicate diplomatic balance

      By Gavin Bowring, Asean Confidential It might seem odd to think of Cambodia as a haven of political stability. Labour...

    5. January 7, 2014

      Violence casts shadow over Cambodia garment industry

      A deadly crackdown by Cambodia’s government on protesting garment workers has stoked fears about the country’s stability and...

    6. FT Photo Diary

      September 16, 2013

      Supporting Sam

      Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters Buddhist monks who are supporters of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), react during a...

    7. FT Photo Diary

      July 19, 2013

      Celebrations as Sam Rainsy returns to Cambodia

      Samrang Pring/Reuters Supporters cheer as Sam Rainsy, president of the National Rescue party, greets them in Phnom Penh. Mr...

    8. March 14, 2013

      Ieng Sary dies during Khmer Rouge trial

      Ieng Sary, the former top diplomat of Cambodia’s murderous Khmer Rouge regime, spoke only briefly at the start of his trial...

    9. December 26, 2012

      Asian jitters drive race for strategic ties

      Neither Manmohan Singh, the octogenarian and rather bookish Indian prime minister, nor Hun Sen, the former Khmer Rouge...

    10. November 23, 2012

      US and China vie for influence in SE Asia

      When Air Force One touched down in Cambodia this week, Barack Obama became the first US president to visit the country. But...

    11. March 1, 2011

      Korean prowess on show in south-east

      The small northern Cambodian town of Siem Reap has no fewer than 30 Korean restaurants, catering to the South Korean...

    12. November 23, 2010

      Survivors tell of Cambodia stampede ordeal

      A picture of Peng Seriwattana, 15, a schoolboy with unruly hair and a direct stare, sat on a table. He had promised to be...

    13. November 22, 2010

      Stampede in Phnom Penh kills more than 300

      An estimated 339 people have died during a mass stampede across a bridge in Cambodia’s capital city, Phnom Penh, on the last...

    14. October 27, 2010

      PM seeks to limit Khmer Rouge trials

      Hun Sen, Cambodia’s prime minister, has asked the UN to limit the scope of the international tribunal trying former members...

    15. April 8, 2010

      Suit ability: ASEAN unity

      Unified (Left to Right): Laos Prime Minister Bouasone Bouphavanh, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, Philippines...

    16. January 28, 2010

      Cambodia opposition leader is sentenced

      Sam Rainsy, the leader of Cambodia's largest opposition party, has been sentenced to two years in jail after a closed court...

    17. January 27, 2010

      Cambodia opposition leader is sentenced

      Sam Rainsy, the leader of Cambodia’s largest opposition party, has been sentenced to two years in jail after a closed court...

    18. January 11, 2010

      Thai ultimatum to Cambodia on Thaksin

      Battle lines have deepened in a long-running diplomatic standoff between Thailand and Cambodia after Bangkok issued a blunt...

    19. January 11, 2010

      Thai ultimatum to Cambodia over Thaksin's role

      Battle lines have deepened in a long-running diplomatic standoff between Thailand and Cambodia after Bangkok issued a blunt...

    20. January 10, 2010

      Thai ultimatum to Cambodia over Thaksin

      Battle lines have deepened in a long-running diplomatic standoff between Thailand and Cambodia after Bangkok issued a blunt...

    21. January 6, 2010

      Opponents voice their fears over Cambodian land law

      Cambodian lawyers, human rights activists and opposition politicians are warning that a new law will weaken safeguards...

    22. January 5, 2010

      Opposition mounts to Cambodian land law

      Cambodian lawyers, human rights activists and opposition politicians are warning that a new law will weaken safeguards...

    23. December 9, 2009

      Cambodia jails Thai engineer over Thaksin flight leak

      A Cambodian court yesterday sentenced a Thai engineer to seven years in jail for spying, in a decision likely to inflame the...

    24. December 8, 2009

      Cambodia sentences Thai for Thaksin leak

      A Cambodian court sentenced a Thai engineer to seven years in jail for spying on Tuesday in a decision likely to inflame the...

    25. November 11, 2009

      Thais raise stakes in Cambodia spat

      Thailand's cabinet yesterday recommended that parliament scrap a proposal to develop hydrocarbon resources along a disputed...

    26. November 10, 2009

      Thailand threatens to scrap Cambodia treaty

      Thailand’s cabinet recommended on Tuesday that parliament scrap a proposal to jointly develop hydrocarbon resources along a...

    27. November 7, 2009

      Cambodia job offer sparks war of words

      Hun Sen, the Cambodian prime minister, seems to enjoy baiting his neighbours. His recent decision to make Thaksin...

    28. November 6, 2009

      Cambodia job offer sparks row

      Hun Sen, the Cambodian prime minister, seems to enjoy baiting his neighbours. His recent decision to make Thaksin...

    29. October 24, 2009

      Human rights rifts mar Asean summit

      South-east Asia's ambitious drive for integration was marred by rifts over human rights, trade and politics on the first...

    30. October 23, 2009

      Human rights rifts mar Asean summit

      South-east Asia’s ambitious drive for integration was marred by rifts over human rights, trade and politics on the first day...

    31. October 22, 2009

      Cambodia accused of using law to stifle protests

      A law passed yesterday by Cambodia's legislature limiting the size of demonstrations is the latest example of rising...

    32. October 22, 2009

      Cambodia curbs demonstrations

      Advocates of free speech say a law passed yesterday by Cambodia's legislature limiting the size of demonstrations is the...

    33. October 22, 2009

      Cambodian crackdown on public protest stirs human rights fears

      Free-speech advocates say that a law passed yes-ter-day by Cambodia's legislature limiting the size of demonstrations is...

    34. October 21, 2009

      Cambodia accused of stifling protests

      A law passed on Wednesday by Cambodia’s legislature limiting the size of demonstrations is the latest example of rising...

    35. September 7, 2009

      Prosecutor wants to indict five more Khmer Rouge

      Skulls are displayed at the Tuol Sleng genocide museum in Phnom Penh A prosecutor at Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge tribunal on...

    36. August 5, 2009

      Premier sues Cambodian MP

      A Cambodian court yesterday found opposition lawmaker Mu Sochua guilty of defaming Hun Sen, the prime minister, and fined...

    37. August 4, 2009

      Cambodian lawmaker found guilty of defaming PM

      A Cambodian court on Tuesday found opposition lawmaker Mu Sochua guilty of defaming Hun Sen, the prime minister, and fined...

    38. July 27, 2009

      Rash of lawsuits sees Cambodia crack down on dissenters

      Asia is no stranger to governments using the courts to muzzle their detractors, but the Cambodian government's current...

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