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‘Floating toilets’ help Cambodia’s lake-dwelling poor

The hope is that the more villagers see the toilets in action, the more they will want proper sanitation

Defrocked Cambodian monk flees to Thailand, resumes religious life there

Defrockings of Buddhist monks who participate in demonstrations are highly unusual in Cambodia

Authorities detain Buddhist monk during peace march across Cambodia

The spokesman for the Ministry of Cults and Religions, Seng Somony, said he wasn't aware of the incident but would look into it

Buddhist monk ousted for joining march calling for restoration of social...

“Monks are symbols of the nation who preach to the people, but now they are facing problems”

Southeast Asian MPs condemn shutting down of independent media outlet in...

“Shutting down an independent media outlet due to a single perceived ‘mistake’ is a blatant violation of freedom of the press”

Cambodian leader orders shutdown of independent media outlet

Prime Minister Hun Sen has increasingly cracked down on any opposition as he prepares for elections later this year

Pope Francis discusses ‘ecological conversion’ with Buddhist monks

Pope Francis defined “ecological conversion” as “true repentance”

Thai boat rescues Cambodian fisherman whose vessel sank in storm

He had been floating at sea for 30 hours with bodies of three crew members tied to himself

Church in Phnom Penh invites poor, ill to Advent feast

The activity was presided by Bishop Olivier Schmitthaeusler, MEP, apostolic vicar of Phnom Penh

Cambodian asylum-seekers in Thailand fear forced repatriation ahead of APEC summit

Thailand doesn’t recognize asylum-seekers or refugees because it hasn’t ratified the 1951 U.N. Refugee Convention

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