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Iran thrill female fans amid Asian qualifying goal rush

Iran treat 3,500 female fans who came to stadium to a 14-0 goalfest.

Iranian women snap up tickets for World Cup qualifier

Authorities assure Fifa women will be allowed to attend game against Cambodia.

Cambodia’s Hun Sen won’t hesitate to jail fans of political nemesis

Sam Rainsy’s return from France on Independence Day expected to be dramatic.

Mosquito trials raise hopes of defeating dengue

Scientists have begun infecting male and female Aedes Aegypti mosquitoes with disease-resistant bacteria, making it harder for them to pass on not only dengue, but Zika, chikungunya and yellow fever.

Sanctions by superpowers hurt small countries, says Mahathir

He says it takes away a country's freedom to trade with its trading partners.

Mahathir urges Muslims to drop their crutches

Muslims everywhere are mired in poverty and dependent on aid from others because they do not make enough effort, says prime minister.

Asean must stick together against big powers, says Mahathir

The prime minister said the regional grouping remained relevant and was among the few blocs that have survived.

Malaysia to sign double-taxation treaty with Cambodia

Dr Mahathir Mohamad will witness the signing of the agreement to avoid double-taxation while on a visit beginning tomorrow.

Cambodia says EU rice tariffs hurting farmers

The EU in January imposed tariffs for three years on rice from Cambodia and Myanmar, aiming to protect EU producers such as Italy following a surge in imports from the two Asian countries.

Cambodian PM sues political foe in French courts

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen is accused by opposition figure Sam Rainsy of plotting the 2008 death of the police commissioner in a helicopter crash.

Southeast Asia pulls back on online gambling as China rages

Southeast Asian nations are clamping down on online gambling after strong protest by China as most gamblers are lower-income Chinese in rural areas.

Rats a cheap street snack in Cambodia

Rats were commonly eaten in the 1970s under the ultra-Maoist Khmer Rouge as a means to survival, but now they serve as inexpensive lunches for workers and farmers in the Cambodian province of Battambang.

Khmer Rouge ‘Brother Number Two’ Nuon Chea sent off with respects

Convicted Nuon Chea, Khmer Rouge's notorious chief idealogist is farewelled by family, friends and even victims of the Pol Pot regime.

Khmer Rouge chief ideologist dies

The cause of Nuon Chea's death was not given.

Company fined US$254,000 for shipping plastic waste to Cambodia

Cambodia has given Chungyuen Plastic Manufacture until Aug 24 to send the shipment back to the US and Canada.

‘We can’t hide anything’ say Cambodians at alleged China base

'You journalists. Open your eyes and noses. Today we show you everything,' says a Cambodian defence ministry spokesman.

Cambodia denies deal to allow armed Chinese forces at its naval...

Such an arrangement would boost China's ability to assert contested territorial claims and economic interests in the South China Sea, challenging US allies in Southeast Asia.

Cambodia probes Chinese firm over illegal waste imports

Cambodian authorities say they would send the waste back to its stated countries of origin – the United States and Canada.

Cambodia’s Smart Axiata tests 5G network with China’s Huawei

Cambodia's Smart Axiata begin 5G trials in partnership with China's Huawei and could start rolling out the mobile network by this year.

US deports 37 Cambodian refugees after criminal convictions

Cambodian refugees whom fled to the United States during the Khmer Rouge rule are now being deported back to their home country.

US presses Cambodia over possible Chinese military presence

Cambodia is one of China's closest allies in Southeast Asia and has received billions of dollars of Chinese aid as well as political backing.

Female entrepreneur loses RM44,000 in get-rich-quick scheme

Consumers' association claims 60 people, mostly from Sabah and Sarawak, have lost RM1.5 million so far in the investment scheme.

Top 6 historical sites to visit in Phnom Penh

There are plenty of attractions to explore in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

7 people charged over Cambodia building collapse

The building collapse in the resort town of Sihanoukville is the deadliest industrial accident in recent memory in Cambodia.