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'World's loneliest elephant' arrives for new life in Cambodia

Monday, November 30th 2020, 14:36
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Kaavan was rescued from a life of misery in a Pakistani zoo, with some help from the pop star Cher.
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The Donut King who went full circle - from rags to riches, twice

Saturday, November 28th 2020, 1:02

Cambodian refugee Ted Ngoy made a fortune in doughnuts then lost it all to gambling.
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Mine-detecting rat receives prestigious gold medal

Friday, September 25th 2020, 12:23

Mine-detecting rat, Magawa, has sniffed out dozens of landmines and unexploded munitions in Cambodia.
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Khmer Rouge prison chief Comrade Duch dies

Wednesday, September 2nd 2020, 11:08

He was convicted of crimes against humanity for running a notorious jail during Cambodia's genocide.
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Cambodia's 'Rubbish School' where kids pay with plastic

Saturday, August 8th 2020, 1:10

With no tourists because of the pandemic, a guide in Cambodia is instead teaching English
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Dog meat: First Cambodian province bans sale and consumption

Wednesday, July 8th 2020, 12:44
related countries: China China, India India

The decision in Siem Reap follows similar moves in parts of China and India in recent months.
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Cambodian sisters, 98 and 101, reunited after 47 years

Friday, February 21st 2020, 17:48

The sisters last saw each other in 1973 and each thought the other had died under the Khmer Rouge.
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Coronavirus: How did Cambodia's cruise ship welcome go wrong?

Thursday, February 20th 2020, 2:56

The Westerdam was declared virus-free after docking but then a released passenger tested positive.
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Kem Sokha: Journalists turned away from Cambodia treason trial

Wednesday, January 15th 2020, 5:13

At least two journalists were told the court was full as the highly controversial trial starts.
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Cambodia's first gay dance company

Sunday, December 1st 2019, 1:29

Khmer dance is being given new meaning by the LGBT community in Cambodia.
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Kem Sokha: Cambodian opposition leader freed from house arrest

Sunday, November 10th 2019, 16:12

Kem Sokha, who is still banned from politics, had been locked up in jail or house arrest since 2017.
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Iran football: Women attend first match in decades

Thursday, October 10th 2019, 20:19
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: In

In a historic moment, female football fans attend a World Cup qualifier against Cambodia.
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Doch Chkae, the metal band born on a rubbish dump

Sunday, October 6th 2019, 1:07

Doch Chkae began life on a Cambodian rubbish dump, but now play to thousands.
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British woman ‘horrifically burnt’ in Cambodia explosion

Monday, August 19th 2019, 19:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A petrol station blew up killing one person, and injuring 13 others.
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Cambodian man rescued after four days trapped in cave

Friday, August 9th 2019, 10:46

The man was collecting bat droppings when he slipped and became wedged between rocks in a jungle cave.
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Nuon Chea: Cambodian former Khmer Rouge deputy leader dies

Sunday, August 4th 2019, 16:40

Nuon Chea, known as Brother Number Two, was the deputy to Cambodia's despotic leader Pol Pot.
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Resistant malaria spreading in South East Asia

Tuesday, July 23rd 2019, 1:31
related countries: Laos Laos, Vietnam Vietnam

Drug-resistant malaria parasites have moved from Cambodia to Laos, Thailand and Vietnam.
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Treasured family photos buried to hide the past

Tuesday, July 23rd 2019, 1:09

One family's treasured photographs that were hidden from the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia.
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Cambodia: Sihanoukville building collapse death toll rises

Sunday, June 23rd 2019, 9:11

At least 18 people are confirmed dead and others are missing in the city of Sihanoukville.
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'If the factory closes what could I afford to eat?'

Thursday, December 13th 2018, 1:06

As the EU threatens to end Cambodia's tariff-free status, textile workers fear it could lead to factory closures and job losses.
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Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of Cambodia genocide

Friday, November 16th 2018, 15:03

It is the first genocide ruling against any member of Cambodia's brutal Khmer Rouge regime.
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