- Defender of Cambodia's dwindling forests wins Goldman Prize Updated: Apr-18-16 12:44 am
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - The latest crackdown on illegal logging in Cambodia is "just a game" and big timber traders are winning, says Ouch Leng, a former government official who has spent two decades helping poor villagers fight poaching of precious tropical forests.
- Cambodian envoy to South Korea charged with corruption Updated: Apr-07-16 10:23 am
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - Cambodia's ambassador to South Korea was charged Thursday with corruption-related offenses, with investigators saying his assets increased by $3 million during his two years as envoy.
- Group urges probe into attack on Cambodian forest activist Updated: Apr-05-16 6:41 am
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - A leading international environmental group has called on the Cambodian government to investigate an attack on a young forest activist who was slashed with a machete while she slept in a hammock after patrolling for illegal loggers.
- Cambodia lawmakers pass proposed law making rules for unions Updated: Apr-05-16 3:53 am
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - Cambodian lawmakers have approved a proposed law setting rules for creating and running trade unions, which rights groups decried Tuesday as designed to curb workers' rights and limit their ability to stage strikes.
- 7 dead as driver hits gas not brake, car plunges into river Updated: Apr-04-16 3:00 am
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - A driver trying to ease his car onto a river ferry in Cambodia stepped on the accelerator instead of the brake, plunging the vehicle into the water and killing seven passengers, an official said Monday.