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Mourners pay final respects to Khmer Rouge 'Brother Number Two'

Pailin - Crowds gathered for the funeral of "Brother Number Two" Nuon Chea on Friday, paying their final respects to a man considered the chief ideologue of Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge regime.

Mourners pay final respects to Khmer Rouge 'Brother Number Two'

Pailin - Former Khmer Rouge cadres and relatives paid their final respects to "Brother Number Two" Nuon Chea on Friday, ahead of a cremation ceremony in Cambodia for the man considered the chief ideologue of the murderous regime.

Khmer Rouge 'brother number two' Nuon Chea dies

Phnom Penh - Khmer Rouge 'brother number two' Nuon Chea died Sunday aged 93, a spokesman for the Cambodia tribunal where he was convicted of genocide and crimes against humanity told AFP."We can confirm that defendant Nuon Chea...

Nuon Chea: the Khmer Rouge's unrepentant revolutionary

Phnom Penh - Khmer Rouge "Brother Number Two" Nuon Chea, who died Sunday aged 93, was considered the chief ideologue of the murderous Cambodian regime and a key architect of its killing machine.

Khmer Rouge 'brother number two' Nuon Chea dies: Cambodia court

Phnom Penh - Khmer Rouge 'brother number two' Nuon Chea died Sunday aged 93, a spokesman for the Cambodia tribunal where he was convicted of genocide and crimes against humanity told AFP."We can confirm that defendant Nuon Chea...

Cambodia buying 'tens of thousands' of Chinese weapons: PM

Phnom Penh - Cambodia has purchased "tens of thousands" of weapons from China, premier Hun Sen said Monday, providing rare details of arms deals with Beijing just days after denying a secret agreement to allow Chinese warships to use a local naval base.

'Nothing to hide': Cambodia gives glimpse of base at centre of China rumours

Sihanoukville - Cambodia gave an unprecedented media tour of a strategically crucial naval base on Friday as authorities try to knock down a report of a secret deal allowing Chinese warships to dock at the facility.

Collapsed dreams: Cambodia construction workers risk lives for 'riches'

Sihanoukville - When Sam Sok took a $6-a-day job as a construction labourer in Sihanoukville she knew it could be dangerous, but the deaths of 28 workers in a building collapse -- with her nephew among the missing -- has laid bare the risks many like her face to earn ...

Seven people, including Chinese, charged over Cambodia building collapse

Sihanoukville - Seven people, including five Chinese nationals, have been charged with manslaughter or as accomplices to manslaughter in connection with a building collapse in Cambodia that killed 28 people and sparked anger over shoddy construction regulations.

Two survivors, three bodies pulled from collapsed Cambodia building

Sihanoukville - Two men were pulled alive from the rubble of a collapsed Cambodian building on Monday, more than two days after a construction site accident that left at least 28 dead.

'No more survivors' in Cambodia building collapse as toll hits 24

Sihanoukville - The retrieval of bodies from a building collapse in Cambodia continued Monday, as the death toll rose to 24 with no further survivors expected to be found under the debris of the seven-storey Chinese-owned construction site.

Rescuers scour rubble as Cambodia building collapse toll rises to 18

Phnom Penh - Victims of a Cambodia building collapse were buried alive as they slept, a survivor said Sunday, as the death toll at the Chinese-owned site rose to 18 and hopes faded for finding more survivors.

Seven dead in Cambodia building collapse

Phnom Penh - At least seven people died Saturday when an under-construction building owned by a Chinese company collapsed at a Cambodian beach resort, officials said, as rescuers scoured the giant rubble heap for survivors.

Three dead, more feared buried in Cambodia building collapse

Phnom Penh - At least three people died when an under-construction building collapsed at a Cambodian beach resort early Saturday, officials said, with fears an unknown number of others may still be buried in the rubble.

Cambodia marks genocide atrocities with Day of Remembrance

Phnom Penh - Black-clad students reenacted the horrors of the Cambodian genocide at the "Killing Fields" on Monday to commemorate the two million people killed by the Khmer Rouge's murderous, Maoist regime.

Cambodia and Thailand reconnected by rail after 45 years

Poipet - A railway reconnecting Cambodia and Thailand was officially inaugurated on Monday in a bid to slash travel times and boost trade between the southeast Asian neighbours.

Cambodia PM blasts 'interference' as EU trade deal threatens

Phnom Penh - Cambodian premier Hun Sen warned against interference in the country's affairs Tuesday, his first comments since the European Union launched steps to cancel trade benefits that would hammer the local garment industry.

Cambodia celebrates 40th anniversary of Khmer Rouge ouster

Phnom Penh - Tens of thousands of Cambodians packed a stadium in Phnom Penh Monday to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the expulsion of the brutal Khmer Rouge regime -- a day strongman Prime Minister Hun Sen called the country's "second birthday".

Bricked in by poverty, Cambodia's farmers fight debt bondage

Phnom Penh - Bopha should be in school but instead toils seven days a week in a searing brick kiln on the outskirts of Phnom Penh -- a 14-year-old trapped in debt bondage in a boom industry preying on the poverty of Cambodia's farmers.

'Under the table': Cambodia's surrogate mothers risk jail for Chinese couples

Phnom Penh - Pregnant and scared, Yin hides in a house on the outskirts of Phnom Penh -- one of an untold number of Cambodian surrogate mothers risking jail time for lucrative payouts from Chinese clients.
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