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Cambodia deal says refugees will be settled outside Phnom Penh

Scott Morrison with Cambodian minister of interior Sar Kheng in Phnom Penh on Friday. Photograph: Tang Chhin Sothy/AFP/Getty Images The deal signed by immigration minister Scott Morrison in Phnom Penh on Friday will see refugees held on the South Pacific island of Nauru resettled “outside” the Cambodian capital. Morrison refused to answer questions regarding the

Scott Morrison champagne toast in Phnom Penh ‘crass, sickening’: Greens

A toast: Scott Morrison and Cambodia’s interior minister, Sar Kheng, at the signing ceremony in Phnom Penh. Photograph: Tang Chhin Sothy/AFP/Getty Images Toasting his Cambodian “dirty deal” with champagne was a crass and sickening move by the immigration minister, Scott Morrison, the Australian Greens have said. Morrison signed a memorandum of understanding with Cambodia’s interior

Inside the famous Phnom Penh cinema that has become a living nightmare

Squatters in the former Hemakcheat cinema in downtown Phnom Penh. Photograph: Yves Gellie/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images In early summer, as the rainy season approaches Phnom Penh, the faintest wind shakes Meas Sopheap’s home – a creaky shelter in the once-grand building. Water seeps through the roof, fashioned from plastic sheets and corrugated iron, into a

Eyewitness: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Eyewitness: Phnom Penh, Cambodia | World news | The Guardian Photographs from the Guardian Eyewitness series The Guardian, Thursday 10 April 2014 A beauty salon in Cambodia, where Korean pop culture is driving a boom in the cosmetics industry. Imports are up 130%, not including smuggled goods, the government reports, but one in five plastic