Cambodia

Ex-political prisoner Meach Sovannara says the Cambodia National Rescue Party will remain united despite a crackdown by the ruling party.

Cambodia Spokesman Denies Country Gave Passport to Exiled Former Thai PM Yingluck

But a critic of strongman PM Hun Sen say such a move is conceivable given his ties to her family.

Cambodian Journalists Pen Letter Demanding Court Drop Charges Against Former RFA Reporters

They also urge the prime minister to intervene in the case, citing promises of increased media freedom.

Chinese Warships Visit Cambodia to ‘Strengthen Cooperation’ as Western Influence Wanes

Observers say the visit demonstrates financial and military support for Prime Minister Hun Sen’s regime.

Report: Illegal Logging Still Rampant in Cambodia’s Prey Lang Forest

Grassroots environmental group criticizes government efforts to stop tree poachers.

Two Cambodia Opposition Officials Barred From Politics to Seek ‘Pardon’ After Amendment Approval

Acting opposition leader Sam Rainsy urges those banned to refrain from falling into a ruling party ‘trap.’

Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen Calls For Political Dialogue at Event Marking End of Khmer Rouge Era

But he falls short of inviting the now-dissolved main opposition party for talks.

More Than Two-Thirds of Ethnic Vietnamese Evicted From Cambodia’s Tonle Sap ‘Floating Village’

Only around 700 families remain and will be relocated by July, an official says.

Cambodia’s One-Party Parliament Approves Expansion of Councilor Positions With Eye on Opposition

Prime Minister Hun Sen had earlier suggested the move would encourage the opposition to defect.

Detained Opposition Chief Calls For ‘Genuine Reconciliation’ in Cambodia on Eve of New Year

Kem Sokha says political divisions are holding the country back from attaining peace and progress.

New Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia Slams Western Criticism of Hun Sen Regime Over ‘Minor Issues’

Wang Wentian dismisses concerns over China-Cambodia ties leading to further democratic rollbacks.

Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen Should Face Graft Probe Over Payments to Pro-Ruling Party Media: Observers

An analyst and a media watchdog group warn that the money may have come from the national budget.

Cambodia PM Dares Opposition Leader to Return, Threatens Arrest

Hun Sen says self-exiled CNRP leader Sam Rainsy belongs behind bars.

Cambodia PM Accuses Opposition of Spreading Fake News, While His Control Over Media Outlets is Revealed

Hun Sen pans journalists critical of regime, praises those in support, caught meddling in the affairs of CNC TV

Cambodian Opposition Activists Summoned by Police, Pressured to Defect

The move follows a pledge by CNRP leader Sam Rainsy to return to Cambodia to 'fight for democracy' in the country ruled by Hun Sen for 33 years.

Cambodia’s Supreme Court Upholds Defamation Verdict Against Acting Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy

Sam Rainsy had alleged that Prime Minister Hun Sen bribed a social media activist to attack his party.

Protected Forest in Cambodian Commune Illegally Logged Through Official Collusion: Mother Nature

A forthcoming documentary says thousands of acres of timber have been smuggled for sale in Vietnam.

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