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Stories with place: Cambodia
  • Serenity Now: Beach seclusion off Cambodia's southern coast 
    Updated: May-26-15 1:24 pm

    KOH RONG, Cambodia - I was in need of a digital detox (aren't we all nowadays?), but instead of heading to a swanky resort that simply locked my phone away for the duration of the stay, I headed to an undeveloped island off the southern coast of Cambodia.

  • Cambodia accepts 4 refugees under Australia agreement 
    Updated: May-21-15 11:37 pm

    CANBERRA, Australia - Four refugees rejected by Australia who have agreed to resettle in Cambodia will likely become examples that other refugees will follow, an Australian minister said Friday.

  • 18 killed when bus hits garment workers' van in Cambodia 
    Updated: May-19-15 3:02 am

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - At least 18 garment workers were killed and nearly two dozen injured in eastern Cambodia when their van was hit by a speeding bus, prompting a plea from Prime Minister Hun Sen for drivers to slow down to make the country's roads safer.

  • Cambodia deports fugitive Russian tycoon 
    Updated: May-17-15 1:54 am

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - Cambodia deported a fugitive Russian tycoon Sunday who was living illegally in the Southeast Asian country after he was accused of embezzling $175 million in his homeland.

  • First few fishing slaves home in Myanmar; hundreds waiting story has photosstory has video
    Updated: May-13-15 3:13 pm

    TUAL, Indonesia - When Kyaw Naing arrived at the tiny thatch-and-bamboo shack in Myanmar, it was empty and the door stood wide open.

  • Indonesian police arrest 7 in seafood slavery case story has photos
    Updated: May-12-15 8:22 pm

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - Two Indonesians and five Thais were arrested on charges of human trafficking connected with slavery in the seafood industry, Indonesian police said. They were the first suspects taken into custody since the case was revealed by The Associated Press in a report two months ago.

  • Cambodia welcomes home 10th century statue of a Hindu god story has photos
    Updated: May-12-15 9:04 am

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - Cambodia welcomed home a 10th century stone statue of a Hindu god that was looted from a temple during the country's civil war and spent the past three decades at an American museum.

  • Cleveland museum returns 10th-century statue to Cambodia story has photos
    Updated: May-11-15 2:07 pm

    CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Museum of Art has returned a 10th-century statue to Cambodia after it uncovered evidence the sculpture was probably looted during the country's civil war.