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Stories with place: Cambodia
  • Cambodian police reach deal with opposition on protest story has photos
    Updated: May-30-16 7:57 am

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - Police in Cambodia blocked an opposition protest march on Monday, but avoided possible violence by allowing a convoy of opposition lawmakers to drive through to present a petition complaining of government intimidation to the king.

  • 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.

  • Call me Lord Prime Minister: Cambodia wants PM title used 
    Updated: May-12-16 7:21 am

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - For years, some Cambodian media have referred to the country's longtime leader simply as Prime Minister Hun Sen. Authorities are now warning that has to stop.

  • 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.

  • China seeks global support for South China Sea policies 
    Updated: May-06-16 3:14 am

    BEIJING - China is seeing mixed results in its effort to enlist friendly states in its push to exclude the U.S. and its allies from the festering South China Sea dispute, underscoring the limits of Chinese diplomacy despite its massive economic clout.

  • Cambodia bars cars near Angkor Wat temple to ease congestion story has photos
    Updated: May-03-16 9:48 am

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - The main road alongside Cambodia's famed Angkor Wat temple is now off-limits to cars as authorities seek to ease traffic jams at the site that draws 2.1 million tourists a year.

  • Cambodia sending students home early to cope with heat wave 
    Updated: May-02-16 9:19 am

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - Cambodia has shortened the school day by one hour to help students cope with a heat wave that has pushed temperatures as high as 42 degrees Celsius (107.6 degrees Fahrenheit).