Cambodia

Democracy and charisma: A dangerous liaison

In India and the Philippines, strongmen have consolidated immense power through democratic means. How do we explain this?

H&M, Gap to probe sexual harassment in factories

Fashion giants vowed to investigate reports that garment workers who supply stores routinely face sexual harassment, verbal and physical abuse

Angkors, away from the crowd

Exploring Angkor Wat and Cambodia’s other jewels without being swamped by hordes of shutterbugs requires exquisite timing.

Phnomenal archaeology

A vast, ancient and sophisticated city has been uncovered beneath Angkor Wat in Cambodia.

Khmer Rouge trial rocked by second resignation

Cambodia's war crimes court has been rocked by the second resignation of an international judge amid a row over whether to pursue more regime members.

Khmer Rouge jailer given life sentence

A former Khmer Rouge jailer who oversaw the deaths of about 15 000 people has been sentenced to life in prison.

Hundreds of tusks intercepted en route to Cambodia

Malaysian authorities say they have seized hundreds of African elephant tusks worth about $1.3-million that were being shipped from Kenya to Cambodia.

Khmer Rouge trial sees chief defend regime in video

A top Khmer Rouge leader on trial in Cambodia has been confronted with dramatic footage in which he defends the regime's bloody purges.

Waiter, there’s a spider in my food

A Cambodian market in the town of Skuon, 75km outside the capital of Phnom Penh, is the place to visit if you really want to see how the locals eat.

Fruits of tourism sweeten a bitter legacy

Cambodia and Vietnam, both emerging from a violent past, are intent on building a prosperous future.

Khmer Rouge leaders resist genocide trial

Pressure from the Cambodian prime minister to limit its scope and donor fatigue are hobbling the process of bringing leaders to book for war crimes.

New truce hope in Thai-Cambodia clash

Thai and Cambodian military commanders met for ceasefire talks on Thursday.

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South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

SA’s quarantine plan for coronavirus

A small Free State dorp and 14 days of isolation — this is the plan for citizens returning from China, to prevent a potential outbreak of the disease

No legal sales in new cannabis Bill

Draft regulations do not allow for commercial cultivation or sale, but policy could change this

Press Releases

Dr Mathew Moyo’s journey to academic victory

The NWU's chief director for library and information services was appointed as a board member of the National Council for Library and Information Services.

UKZN pays tribute to Joseph Shabalala, Doctor of Music (honoris causa)

The university joins the global community in mourning the passing of legendary musician and founding member of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Dr Bhekizizwe Joseph Shabalala.

South Africa to be almost R 14-billion wealthier when SAB Zenzele BB-BBEE scheme winds down in April 2020

It’s the biggest BB-BEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history, with a new scheme to be launched

UKZN vice-chancellor calls for perspective and creative engagement on the way forward

In addition to overcoming the deadlock between UKZN and students, a way must be found to reconcile the university's financial obligations and students' long-term needs.

Survey shows South Africans’ approval of president but not of political parties

According to the survey, 62% of South Africans think Cyril Ramaphosa is doing his job well, while 39% say no political party represents their views.

Andrew Makenete joins Africa Agri Tech as an event ambassador

Makenete has a wealth of experience in the agricultural sector

Is your company prepared for the coronavirus?

Companies should consider the direct and indirect impacts of the pandemic when evaluating whether they are prepared for the coronavirus, says ContinuitySA.

Explaining the distribution of pension funds

Section 37C of the Pension Funds Act puts the ultimate decision-making responsibility in trustees' hands, says Fedgroup.