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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Cambodia

This year
WHO describes bird flu situation as 'worrying' after death of an infected girl in Cambodia
The girl’s father has also tested positive for the virus, prompting fears that the virus could have been transmitted between humans.
Last year
Death toll rises to 25 following major fire at casino hotel in Cambodia
The fire at the Grand Diamond City casino and hotel started around midnight on Wednesday.
At least 19 killed, dozens injured in hotel-casino fire at Cambodian border
Video showed the building consumed by flames, with firefighters struggling to contain the blaze.camb
Tribunal rejects last surviving 91-year-old Khmer Rouge leader’s appeal in final session
Khieu Samphan and two other defendants were convicted over a reign of terror that caused the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million people.
Monkey, gecko and succulent bamboo among 224 new species found in Greater Mekong
WWF said the newly identified species showed the region is a nature ‘hotspot’ but action is needed to protect wildlife.
All time
Irish artist criticised in Cambodia for adding smiles to colourised images of genocide victims
The images appeared in a Vice article last weekend.
‘World’s loneliest elephant’ is getting a new home
A global animal welfare group has led the charge to save Kaavan since 2016.
Duch, Khmer Rouge prison chief who oversaw torture and killings, dies aged 77
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.
'Small number' of Irish people on two cruise ships where coronavirus detected, Coveney says
The Diamond Princess ship docked in Japan has more than 450 confirmed cases of Covid-19.
Coronavirus: Cruise firm attempts to track down hundreds who left ship after one diagnosed with illness
Cambodia allowed the ship to dock on its southern coast on Thursday.
US cruise ship turned away from five countries over coronavirus fears arrives in Cambodia
Around 20 people onboard are said to be unwell, but they’re not believed to have coronavirus.
'It's a bit different to Foynes in west Limerick' - the Irishman taking south-east Asian football by storm
After a baptism of fire, Conor Nestor has guided Svay Rieng to a championship success and has eyes on a domestic double.
British backpacker found in sea in Cambodia drowned, post-mortem examination finds
Amelia Bambridge had been reported missing just over a week ago.
Police in Cambodia questioning six men over missing British backpacker
Amelia Bambridge was last seen on the island of Koh Rong last Wednesday night.
For the first time in decades, women will be freely permitted to attend football matches in Iran
The Islamic republic has barred female spectators from football and other stadiums for around 40 years.
Resistant strains of malaria spreading across south-east Asia
In some parts of south-east Asia, up to 80% of malaria parasites are drug-resistant.
Seven people dead after Cambodian building collapse
Four people have been arrested in connection with the accident.
This is what it was like spending Christmas alone in a beachside hut in Cambodia
There’s not a huge amount of tinsel, let’s just put it that way.
Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of Cambodia genocide in landmark ruling
The “reign of terror” left some two million Cambodians dead from overwork, starvation and mass executions.
How a trip to Cambodia turned into an almost ten year project for this Irish filmmaker
Chris Kelly’s documentary A Cambodian Spring looks at the conflict between residents and government over land in the south-east Asian country.
British man given suspended sentence for Cambodia 'pornographic' pool party photos
Daniel Jones, 31, was among 10 foreigners arrested in January.
'Porno' charges dropped by Cambodia against 9 tourists - one British man faces trial
The tourists’ lawyer said the Briton was held because he was accused of renting the villa and organising the pool party.
Cambodia deports tourists accused of 'pornographic' pool party
All of the accused denied the charges, saying they were not naked or producing pornography.
Meet the 23-year-old woman clearing mines from a war she doesn't remember
The International Campaign to Ban Landmines – which Ireland played a crucial part in – has been an extraordinary success.
Centuries-old statue that guarded a hospital unearthed in ancient Cambodian temple
The statue was found 40 centimetres underground during an excavation in the Angkor complex.
Vanity Fair stands over claims Angelina Jolie movie gave impoverished children money and then took it away
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.
Angelina Jolie denies Cambodian children were exploited during the making of her new film
There has been criticism of how the casting process took place.
Irish man dies in restaurant in Cambodia
The Department of Foreign Affairs confirmed it was providing consular assistance to the man’s family.
Cambodian PM sues main rival for defamation, threatens to seize and sell opposition HQ if he wins
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’.
Poachers stopped with half a tonne of tortoises and snakes
No arrests were made as the truck’s driver fled after being pulled over.
Photos: Clever rats sniffing out Cambodia's vast minefields
The rats have successfully cleared minefields in Mozambique and Angola.
North Korean doctors die after wives inject them with 'anti-drunkenness serum'
The men had been drinking cocktails throughout the evening.
Ten Cambodians die after eating dog meat and drinking rice wine
Six people did after eating a barbequed dog carcass.
Doctor sentenced to 25 years for infecting over 200 people with HIV
Yem Chroeum, 55, still insists he is innocent.
A doctor is on trial for murder after infecting hundreds of patients with HIV
Yem Chroeum claims he did not knowingly infect his patients.
A talk show tricked a teen into thinking she'd be reunited with her estranged mam
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
The Dutch, Italian and Argentinian tourists were arrested in a temple at the Angkor Wat complex.
Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of crimes against humanity
Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea were charged with crimes against humanity, genocide, religious persecution, homicide and torture.
Sunlight can make this dirty water clean...and save lives
Today is World Water Day…but clean tap water is a pipe dream for 780 million people across the globe.