Filmmaker James Ricketson was arrested after flying a drone to photograph a Cambodian opposition party rally last year was convicted of spying and sentenced to six years in prison.
Many of the capital Phnom Penh's poorest people have been relegated to living in areas that puts their health at risk.
A Cambodian human rights group says child labour and debt bondage are being widely practiced in the country's brick factories due to a rapid urbanisation, trapping families in a cycle of poverty.
The US imposed visa curbs on some Cambodian government members while the EU has threatened Cambodia with economic sanctions.
The EU and US have refused to send international observers after independent media outlets were closed down and the opposition outlawed.
Cambodia's controversial election, criticised by UN and Western countries, takes places without a credible opposition and is set to extend Prime Minister Hun Sen's 33-year grip on power.
Cambodia's garment industry is in the spotlight ahead of this Sunday's general election. Analysts fear Prime Minister Hun Sen's crackdown on opposition and push for more control could devastate the industry.
Hun Sen, who has led the country for more than three decades, launched his Cambodian People's Party's campaign at a rally in Phnom Penh. Cambodia's general election will by July 29th.
Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong warns of threats to regional economic growth, citing recent trade tensions between the US and China.
Concerns are growing over the surge of Twitter profiles in Asia that bare the hallmarks of fake accounts, but Twitter says it has noticed nothing untoward.
Locals say the spiders are best prepared simply — dipped in salt and garlic and then tossed into a pan of sizzling oil. But these hairy arthropods may soon vanish due to deforestation and unchecked hunting.
The high-profile trial of two women accused of killing estranged, half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong -un at Kuala Lumpur airport continues in Malaysia.
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