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ReutersPHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Three people were killed when the ceiling of a warehouse fell in at a shoe factory in Cambodia, a government minister said on Thursday, adding to concern about safety standards at Asian factories producing clothes cheaply for...
The Hartford CourantAs a young woman in Cambodia, Theanvy Kuoch spent her days doing back-breaking labor, watching helplessly as 19 members of her family succumbed to abuse, disease and starvation. As she recounts the genocide of the Cambodian people by the Khmer Rouge,...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesA muddy, weed-choked field in the hills of northern Cambodia is the last resting place of Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, chief instigator of a communist regime that enslaved a nation, dismantled its social and cultural institutions and took the lives of 2...
NEW DELHI -- The death Thursday of one of the last senior leaders of Cambodia’s brutal Khmer Rouge regime before his trial concluded underscores flaws in the war-crimes tribunal process that threaten to undermine the pursuit of global justice,...
Ieng Sary, who co-founded Cambodia's brutal Khmer Rouge movement in 1970s, was its public face abroad and decades later became one of its few leaders to be put on trial for the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million people, died Thursday morning. He was 87....
NEW DELHI -- Thousands of people lined the streets of Cambodia's capital Friday for the funeral of King Norodom Sihanouk, a controversial monarch who helped build the young nation after French rule before cozying up to the homicidal Khmer Rouge regime....
World NowA Cambodian radio broadcaster was sentenced Monday to 20 years behind bars for stirring up an insurrection against the state, charges that human rights groups say are a fig leaf for the government squelching dissent. Mam Sonando, the 71-year-old founder...
World NowAs word spread Monday that former King Norodom Sihanouk had died of a heart attack in Beijing at the age of 89, hundreds of thousands of Cambodians gathering in front of the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh to mourn. The impoverished nation, still emerging from...
Former King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia, an unpredictable and crafty political survivor whose fortunes were entwined with U.S. military involvement in Indochina, died Monday of natural causes in Beijing, where he had undergone medical treatment,...
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World NowScores of Cambodian children have died from a mysterious disease that begins as a severe fever and moves on to menace the respiratory and neurological systems, leading to "rapid deterioration of respiratory functions," the World Health Organization said...
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Cambodia might not rank among the world's brewery or beer garden capitals, but change is coming. Kingdom Breweries, Phnom Penh's newest boutique producer, is gearing up on the banks of the Tonle Sap river to give local brands...
Vann Nath, whose talent as an artist helped him survive Cambodia's most notorious prison during the Khmer Rouge's reign of terror in the 1970s and whose later paintings bore witness to the prison's many horrors, has died. He was 66. Vann Nath, who...
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