Monday was an historic day for the people of Cambodia. Opening statements in the war crimes trial against three former leaders of the notorious Khmer Rouge regime, began in the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh.
A new study from the United Nations out last month revealed startling attitudes toward sex and sexual violence in six countries across the Asia Pacific region. In one example, the study revealed that 25 percent of the men studied in Cambodia admitted to having committed rape.
One of the first trips that newly re-elected President Obama plans to make is to Cambodia. Officials there say he's coming for an Asia summit but the government might bring up its stalled efforts to recover some ancient Khmer artifacts now in the US.
There are tons of unexploded munitions in Cambodia's waterways. Now, a team is in training to become the country's first underwater deminers. But first the recruits have to learn to swim and dive. Irwin Loy reports from off the coast of Cambodia.
If you serve as a volunteer, you know that it can feel good to devote your time to assisting others in need. But do you ever feel that you’re performing a job that deserves a paycheck? Volunteers around the world weigh in.
Cambodian police have killed at least three people during protests by garment workers in the nation's capital, Phnom Penh. Garment workers have launched a national strike to demand higher wages. Kate O'Keeffe of the Wall Street Journal says there is a political dimension to what's going on as well.
The documentary "The Conscience of Nhem En" is up for an Oscar this year; it is about a young soldier during the Khmer Rouge who took photos of thousands of people before they were tortured and killed.