Longtime Prime Minister Hun Sen's party was assured a landslide victory thanks to the effective suppression any real opposition.
Cambodia's government said the pieces of jewelry that arrived back in their homeland included items "... precious metal pieces from the Pre-Angkorian and Angkorian period."
The closure of radio station Voice of Democracy, one the country's last-remaining independent news outlets, comes months ahead of Cambodia's national elections amid a broader press crackdown.
After tracking him for nearly a decade, Nate Thayer became the last Western correspondent to interview the murderous Khmer Rouge leader. Thayer died at his home in Falmouth, Mass., at age 62.
Neighboring Thailand sent firetrucks and emergency workers to help cope with the 12-hour inferno in a bustling border town. Some victims are believed to still be under debris or in locked rooms.
An international court convened in Cambodia to judge the brutalities of the Khmer Rouge regime that caused the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million people in the 1970s ends its work Thursday.
Scientists say a fisherman caught a giant stingray that measured almost 13 feet from snout to tail in the Mekong River.
Human rights advocates have decried the accusations as "baseless" and say the trial is meant to sideline political opponents of Prime Minister Hun Sen, who has been in power for more than 30 years.
Suu Kyi was convicted last month on two other charges and given a four-year prison sentence, which was then halved by the head of the military-installed government.
Sokhary Chau said his mother managed to keep her seven children alive for four years, surviving Cambodia's civil war to deliver them safely to the U.S.