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#Cambodia

# cambodia - Thursday 22 September, 2022

Tribunal rejects last surviving 91-year-old Khmer Rouge leader’s appeal in final session
# Cambodia
# Cambodia

Tribunal rejects last surviving 91-year-old Khmer Rouge leader’s appeal in final session

Sep 22nd 2022, 7:41 AM 18,996 Views 3 Comments

Khieu Samphan and two other defendants were convicted over a reign of terror that caused the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million people.

# cambodia - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

Monkey, gecko and succulent bamboo among 224 new species found in Greater Mekong
# Wildlife
# Wildlife

Monkey, gecko and succulent bamboo among 224 new species found in Greater Mekong

Jan 26th 2022, 8:48 AM 17,848 Views 8 Comments

WWF said the newly identified species showed the region is a nature ‘hotspot’ but action is needed to protect wildlife.

# cambodia - Monday 12 April, 2021

Irish artist criticised in Cambodia for adding smiles to colourised images of genocide victims
# Khmer Rouge
# Khmer Rouge

Irish artist criticised in Cambodia for adding smiles to colourised images of genocide victims

Apr 12th 2021, 1:01 PM 33,913 Views 22 Comments

The images appeared in a Vice article last weekend.

# cambodia - Sunday 29 November, 2020

‘World’s loneliest elephant’ is getting a new home
# Kaavan The Elephant
# Kaavan The Elephant

‘World’s loneliest elephant’ is getting a new home

Nov 29th 2020, 3:50 PM 23,154 Views 12 Comments

A global animal welfare group has led the charge to save Kaavan since 2016.

# cambodia - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Duch, Khmer Rouge prison chief who oversaw torture and killings, dies aged 77
# Khmer Rouge
# Khmer Rouge

Duch, Khmer Rouge prison chief who oversaw torture and killings, dies aged 77

Sep 2nd 2020, 7:30 AM 26,562 Views 29 Comments

The chief of a top-secret prison was one of the few ex-Khmer Rouge who acknowledged even partial responsibility for his role in Cambodia’s genocide.

# cambodia - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

'Small number' of Irish people on two cruise ships where coronavirus detected, Coveney says
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'Small number' of Irish people on two cruise ships where coronavirus detected, Coveney says

Feb 18th 2020, 9:06 AM 16,974 Views 9 Comments

The Diamond Princess ship docked in Japan has more than 450 confirmed cases of Covid-19.

# cambodia - Monday 17 February, 2020

Coronavirus: Cruise firm attempts to track down hundreds who left ship after one diagnosed with illness
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: Cruise firm attempts to track down hundreds who left ship after one diagnosed with illness

Feb 17th 2020, 7:32 AM 31,965 Views 17 Comments

Cambodia allowed the ship to dock on its southern coast on Thursday.

# cambodia - Thursday 13 February, 2020

US cruise ship turned away from five countries over coronavirus fears arrives in Cambodia
# Westerdam
# Westerdam

US cruise ship turned away from five countries over coronavirus fears arrives in Cambodia

Feb 13th 2020, 7:22 AM 29,235 Views 6 Comments

Around 20 people onboard are said to be unwell, but they’re not believed to have coronavirus.

# cambodia - Sunday 3 November, 2019

'It's a bit different to Foynes in west Limerick' - the Irishman taking south-east Asian football by storm
# Have Boots Will Travel
From The42
# Have Boots Will Travel

'It's a bit different to Foynes in west Limerick' - the Irishman taking south-east Asian football by storm

Nov 3rd 2019, 8:00 AM 24,212 Views 9 Comments

After a baptism of fire, Conor Nestor has guided Svay Rieng to a championship success and has eyes on a domestic double.

# cambodia - Friday 1 November, 2019

British backpacker found in sea in Cambodia drowned, post-mortem examination finds
# Amelia Bambridge
# Amelia Bambridge

British backpacker found in sea in Cambodia drowned, post-mortem examination finds

Nov 1st 2019, 1:34 PM 24,858 Views 3 Comments

Amelia Bambridge had been reported missing just over a week ago.

# cambodia - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Police in Cambodia questioning six men over missing British backpacker
# Amelia Bambridge
# Amelia Bambridge

Police in Cambodia questioning six men over missing British backpacker

Oct 29th 2019, 3:45 PM 40,835 Views 6 Comments

Amelia Bambridge was last seen on the island of Koh Rong last Wednesday night.

# cambodia - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

For the first time in decades, women will be freely permitted to attend football matches in Iran
# Progress
From The42
# Progress

For the first time in decades, women will be freely permitted to attend football matches in Iran

Oct 9th 2019, 10:44 AM 2,183 Views 5 Comments

The Islamic republic has barred female spectators from football and other stadiums for around 40 years.

# cambodia - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Resistant strains of malaria spreading across south-east Asia
# Drug Resistance
# Drug Resistance

Resistant strains of malaria spreading across south-east Asia

Jul 23rd 2019, 7:17 AM 9,819 Views 14 Comments

In some parts of south-east Asia, up to 80% of malaria parasites are drug-resistant.

# cambodia - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Seven people dead after Cambodian building collapse
# SIHANOUKVILLE
# SIHANOUKVILLE

Seven people dead after Cambodian building collapse

Jun 22nd 2019, 5:00 PM 8,906 Views 8 Comments

Four people have been arrested in connection with the accident.

# cambodia - Friday 28 December, 2018

This is what it was like spending Christmas alone in a beachside hut in Cambodia
# Christmas For One
From The Daily Edge
# Christmas For One

This is what it was like spending Christmas alone in a beachside hut in Cambodia

Dec 28th 2018, 8:00 AM 4,313 Views 2 Comments

There’s not a huge amount of tinsel, let’s just put it that way.

# cambodia - Friday 16 November, 2018

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of Cambodia genocide in landmark ruling
# Genocide
# Genocide

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of Cambodia genocide in landmark ruling

Nov 16th 2018, 7:36 AM 22,049 Views 38 Comments

The “reign of terror” left some two million Cambodians dead from overwork, starvation and mass executions.

# cambodia - Sunday 13 May, 2018

How a trip to Cambodia turned into an almost ten year project for this Irish filmmaker
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

How a trip to Cambodia turned into an almost ten year project for this Irish filmmaker

May 13th 2018, 3:30 PM 9,584 Views 1 Comment

Chris Kelly’s documentary A Cambodian Spring looks at the conflict between residents and government over land in the south-east Asian country.

# cambodia - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

British man given suspended sentence for Cambodia 'pornographic' pool party photos
# Convicted
# Convicted

British man given suspended sentence for Cambodia 'pornographic' pool party photos

Mar 20th 2018, 10:01 AM 24,688 Views 9 Comments

Daniel Jones, 31, was among 10 foreigners arrested in January.

# cambodia - Monday 19 February, 2018

'Porno' charges dropped by Cambodia against 9 tourists - one British man faces trial
# Pool Party
# Pool Party

'Porno' charges dropped by Cambodia against 9 tourists - one British man faces trial

Feb 19th 2018, 12:21 PM 40,520 Views 16 Comments

The tourists’ lawyer said the Briton was held because he was accused of renting the villa and organising the pool party.

# cambodia - Monday 12 February, 2018

Cambodia deports tourists accused of 'pornographic' pool party
# Travel
# Travel

Cambodia deports tourists accused of 'pornographic' pool party

Feb 12th 2018, 8:33 AM 42,741 Views 0 Comments

All of the accused denied the charges, saying they were not naked or producing pornography.

# cambodia - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Meet the 23-year-old woman clearing mines from a war she doesn't remember
# Irish Aid
# Irish Aid

Meet the 23-year-old woman clearing mines from a war she doesn't remember

Dec 27th 2017, 10:00 PM 30,830 Views 19 Comments

The International Campaign to Ban Landmines – which Ireland played a crucial part in – has been an extraordinary success.

# cambodia - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Centuries-old statue that guarded a hospital unearthed in ancient Cambodian temple
# Angkor What?
# Angkor What?

Centuries-old statue that guarded a hospital unearthed in ancient Cambodian temple

Aug 5th 2017, 9:45 AM 22,602 Views 22 Comments

The statue was found 40 centimetres underground during an excavation in the Angkor complex.

# cambodia - Friday 4 August, 2017

Vanity Fair stands over claims Angelina Jolie movie gave impoverished children money and then took it away
# Method Casting
# Method Casting

Vanity Fair stands over claims Angelina Jolie movie gave impoverished children money and then took it away

Aug 4th 2017, 12:40 PM 18,516 Views 4 Comments

The magazine’s September cover story describes a ‘game’ used to find the child star of Jolie’s film about the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia.

# cambodia - Monday 31 July, 2017

Angelina Jolie denies Cambodian children were exploited during the making of her new film
# Under Fire
# Under Fire

Angelina Jolie denies Cambodian children were exploited during the making of her new film

Jul 31st 2017, 7:56 AM 20,118 Views 20 Comments

There has been criticism of how the casting process took place.

# cambodia - Friday 19 May, 2017

Irish man dies in restaurant in Cambodia
# Phnom Penh
# Phnom Penh

Irish man dies in restaurant in Cambodia

May 19th 2017, 1:11 PM 44,066 Views 9 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs confirmed it was providing consular assistance to the man’s family.

# cambodia - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Cambodian PM sues main rival for defamation, threatens to seize and sell opposition HQ if he wins
# Hun Sen
# Hun Sen

Cambodian PM sues main rival for defamation, threatens to seize and sell opposition HQ if he wins

Feb 5th 2017, 9:15 AM 6,616 Views 0 Comments

Hun Sen, who has been in power in the Asian country for 32 years, says he will use the money to ‘build homes for handicapped people’.

# cambodia - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Poachers stopped with half a tonne of tortoises and snakes
# Cambodia
# Cambodia

Poachers stopped with half a tonne of tortoises and snakes

Mar 30th 2016, 6:10 AM 10,216 Views 4 Comments

No arrests were made as the truck’s driver fled after being pulled over.

# cambodia - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Photos: Clever rats sniffing out Cambodia's vast minefields
# Lifesavers
# Lifesavers

Photos: Clever rats sniffing out Cambodia's vast minefields

Mar 5th 2016, 10:45 AM 16,521 Views 12 Comments

The rats have successfully cleared minefields in Mozambique and Angola.

# cambodia - Monday 4 January, 2016

North Korean doctors die after wives inject them with 'anti-drunkenness serum'
# Mystery
# Mystery

North Korean doctors die after wives inject them with 'anti-drunkenness serum'

Jan 4th 2016, 3:55 PM 23,596 Views 10 Comments

The men had been drinking cocktails throughout the evening.

# cambodia - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Ten Cambodians die after eating dog meat and drinking rice wine
# Cambodia
# Cambodia

Ten Cambodians die after eating dog meat and drinking rice wine

Dec 13th 2015, 8:30 AM 27,073 Views 32 Comments

Six people did after eating a barbequed dog carcass.

# cambodia - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Doctor sentenced to 25 years for infecting over 200 people with HIV
# Cambodia
# Cambodia

Doctor sentenced to 25 years for infecting over 200 people with HIV

Dec 3rd 2015, 12:36 PM 18,978 Views 17 Comments

Yem Chroeum, 55, still insists he is innocent.

# cambodia - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

A doctor is on trial for murder after infecting hundreds of patients with HIV
# Cambodia
# Cambodia

A doctor is on trial for murder after infecting hundreds of patients with HIV

Oct 21st 2015, 6:30 AM 20,022 Views 10 Comments

Yem Chroeum claims he did not knowingly infect his patients.

# cambodia - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

A talk show tricked a teen into thinking she'd be reunited with her estranged mam
# Autumn Allen
From The Daily Edge
# Autumn Allen

A talk show tricked a teen into thinking she'd be reunited with her estranged mam

May 12th 2015, 9:15 PM 7,781 Views 9 Comments

Teen singer-songwriter Autumn Allen hasn’t seen her mother since she was six years old.

Tourists accused of baring backsides at world's largest religious monument
# Bit Cheeky
# Bit Cheeky

Tourists accused of baring backsides at world's largest religious monument

May 12th 2015, 6:10 AM 25,631 Views 34 Comments

The Dutch, Italian and Argentinian tourists were arrested in a temple at the Angkor Wat complex.

# cambodia - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of crimes against humanity
# Genocide
# Genocide

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of crimes against humanity

Aug 7th 2014, 6:45 AM 7,895 Views 15 Comments

Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea were charged with crimes against humanity, genocide, religious persecution, homicide and torture.

# cambodia - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Sunlight can make this dirty water clean...and save lives
# World Water Day
# World Water Day

Sunlight can make this dirty water clean...and save lives

Mar 22nd 2014, 4:30 PM 13,016 Views 40 Comments

Today is World Water Day…but clean tap water is a pipe dream for 780 million people across the globe.

# cambodia - Monday 19 August, 2013

9-year-old boy dies from bird flu in Cambodia
# Bird Flu
# Bird Flu

9-year-old boy dies from bird flu in Cambodia

Aug 19th 2013, 8:47 AM 5,236 Views 7 Comments

The boy had carried dead and sick bird from a cage for food preparation before he became ill.

# cambodia - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Laser technology reveals ancient city under Cambodian earth
# Ancient Earth
# Ancient Earth

Laser technology reveals ancient city under Cambodian earth

Jun 18th 2013, 9:28 AM 12,173 Views 17 Comments

Airborne laser technology has uncovered a network of roadways and canals, illustrating a bustling ancient city linking Cambodia’s famed Angkor Wat temples.

# cambodia - Thursday 16 May, 2013

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