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Stories with place: Phnom Penh
  • 3 Cambodian commandos jailed for attack on legislators story has photos
    Updated: May-27-16 7:59 am

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - A Cambodian court on Friday convicted three military commandos of beating up two opposition lawmakers outside the parliament last year, and sentenced them to one year each in prison. The legislators' lawyer called the punishment too lenient.

  • World Bank ends suspension of development aid to Cambodia 
    Updated: May-20-16 11:17 am

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - The World Bank has announced it is resuming direct financing for new development projects in Cambodia, after suspending such funding five years ago.

  • Golden urn holding Buddha relics returned to Cambodia shrine story has photos
    Updated: May-20-16 3:44 am

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - Thousands of Cambodians joined a colorful procession on Friday to return what they believe are Buddha's relics to a mountaintop shrine from where they were stolen three years ago.

  • Cambodia police detain 8 at peaceful protest against arrests 
    Updated: May-09-16 9:28 am

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - Police in Cambodia detained eight activists, including two Westerners, who wore black clothing in a peaceful protest Monday in support of human rights workers who were jailed last week, a rights advocacy group said. They were released after being held for several hours.