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Army vehicles carrying Thai soldiers patrol near the border with Cambodia. Pic: AP.

Thai soldiers accused of ‘burning alive’ 2 Cambodians amid border tensions

By Tue, Jan 13, 2015 11:05AM UTC Comments Off Army vehicles carrying Thai soldiers patrol near the border with Cambodia. Pic: AP.

Thailand's military has denied killing two Cambodians citizens by "burning them alive" after they allegedly crossed the border into Thailand illegally last week, according to Cambodian authorities quoted by The Phnom Penh Post....

Cambodia’s biggest hydropower project begins operation

By Tue, Jan 13, 2015 10:05AM UTC Comments Off Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen. Pic: AP.

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's prime minister has inaugurated the country's biggest hydropower dam, a Chinese-built project to help supply electricity for villages and factories....

Gary Glitter goes on trial for child sex offences

By Mon, Jan 12, 2015 12:57PM UTC Comments Off Gary Glitter arriving for a court appearance at Westminster Magistrates' Court in London last year. Pic: AP.

Gary Glitter is to go to trial today for sex offences allegedly committed against minors in the 1970s in the United Kingdom. The former pop star, real name Paul Gadd, has already done a stint in jail in Vietnam for molesting two Vietnamese girls aged 10 and 11 in the large port city of Vung Tau, two hours from Ho Chi Minh City in southern Vietnam. He was sentenced, in 2006, to three years in prison. The Associated Press reported then that the judge condemned him for his “disgusting and sick” behaviour. ...

Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge tribunal resumes genocide trial

By Thu, Jan 08, 2015 6:43PM UTC Comments Off Nuon Chea. Pic: AP.

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal has restarted genocide hearings against the former regime's most senior surviving leaders....

Cambodia’s Prince Norodom set to return as royalist party chief

By Fri, Jan 02, 2015 6:55PM UTC Comments Off Cambodian Prince Norodom Ranariddh. Pic: AP.

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Prince Norodom Ranariddh, a former prime minister of Cambodia who was ousted in a coup and later kicked out of the political party he helped found, is seeking a comeback....

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