IndexMundi Home

Cambodia News Headlines

Australia, Cambodia sign new asylum-seeker deal
Australia and Cambodia on Thursday sealed a second deal on immigration cooperation, vowing to tackle the "growing security threat" of asylum-seeker smuggling just months after agreeing to transfer refugees to the Southeast Asian nation. The new memorandum of understanding will see the two nations exchange information on people-smuggling activities, building on September's deal to transfer ...(3/25/2015 10:29:33 PM)
Cambodia unveils memorial at brutal Khmer Rouge prison site
Cambodia unveiled a new memorial at a notorious Khmer Rouge prison Thursday to remember the thousands who were tortured and murdered there during the ruthless regime's rule in the late 1970s. The $90,000 tribute, reminiscent of a Buddhist stupa and paid for by the German government, was unveiled in front of survivors of the Tuol Sleng prison in the capital Phnom Penh. "I am satisfied and can die ...(3/26/2015 5:26:34 AM)
Cambodia inaugurates memorial at Khmer Rouge genocide museum
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodian officials inaugurated a memorial at the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum on Thursday to remember more than 12,000 people tortured at the site when it was a Khmer Rouge prison.(3/26/2015 6:08:54 AM)
Cambodia defends asylum seeker returns
Immigration Minister Peter Dutton and Cambodia's deputy prime minister have signed a general immigration cooperation agreement in Canberra.(3/25/2015 9:01:13 PM)
Cambodian prime minister criticizes Michelle Obama visit
Elizabeth Shim PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, March 26 (UPI) -- Michelle Obama's tour of Asia to promote girls' education was marked by blunt criticism from Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, who said the first lady was "playing around" and using hopeful rhetoric about making improvements but not guaranteeing aid.(3/26/2015 11:42:17 AM)
Khmer Rouge cadre charged with crimes against humanity
Cambodia's UN-backed court on Friday charged another former Khmer Rouge member with crimes against humanity, weeks after the country's leader warned against prosecuting further suspects. He appeared before tribunal judge Mark Harmon in northwestern Battambang province to hear the charges but was not arrested, court spokesman Lars Olsen told AFP. The development will not be welcomed by Cambodia's ...(3/27/2015 9:19:01 AM)
Cambodian tribunal charges another Khmer Rouge suspect
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's U.N.-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal charged another suspect with crimes against humanity on Friday, defying for the second time this month a warning from Prime Minister Hun Sen that adding more defendants could cause unrest.(3/27/2015 10:59:21 AM)
Interview: Cambodia supports China's Belt and Road initiatives: Prince Norodom Siribudh
PHNOM PENH, March 27 (Xinhua) -- Cambodia supports China's initiatives of the Silk Road and Economic Belt, the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank ( AIIB) which will contribute to greater regional connectivity, Prince Norodom Sirivudh, chairman of the Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace, has said.(3/27/2015 12:24:41 AM)
US first lady in Cambodia to promote girls' education
SIEM REAP, Cambodia (AP) — U.S. first lady Michelle Obama plans to meet Cambodian students Saturday to hear their stories and share America's perspectives on education as part of a campaign to help girls around the world stay in school.(3/20/2015 8:26:04 PM)
Tribunal charges another Khmer Rouge suspect, defying Cambodian prime minister's warnings
Cambodia's U.N.-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal has charged another suspect with crimes against humanity, defying for the second time this month a warning from Prime Minister Hun Sen that adding more defendants could cause unrest.(3/27/2015 10:42:28 AM)
Source: Yahoo