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Recently, hundreds of villagers involved in land disputes have traveled to Phnom Penh to lobby the government ahead of the election.
Prime Minister Hun Sen and other senior ruling Cambodian People’s Party figures have labeled those participating in the boycott as “traitors”.
A Cambodian court has delayed by one month the trial of an Australian filmmaker who was arrested one year ago for flying a drone at a campaign rally.
China’s defense minister is due to visit Cambodia this month to discuss expanding military ties between the two countries, according to Cambodia’s defense ministry.
A close aide to Prime Minister Hun Sen and his eldest son have been promoted to the leading roles in the Cambodian military ahead of July’s general election, according to a report.
Supporters of the dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party have renewed calls on Japan to end its support for July’s general election.
It took many weeks of practice before Rose Angely and her team was ready. After many long days of preparation, the team of 12 to 13-year-olds known as The Five Infinities were ready to pitch their business to more than 400 people at the Institute of Technology last month.
The MPs from the group Asean Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) said in a statement this week that the now-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party should be allowed to contest the vote and that all political prisoners in the country should be freed.
Popular ride-sharing firm Grab has partnered with the Cambodian government and U.N. Development Program to launch a project to collect traffic data in Phnom Penh.
The authorities said that all plots of land would be measured and allocated prior to the July 29 election.
Cambodia has created a task force to monitor the spread of “fake news” on social media platforms and through private text messaging.
Large numbers of CNRP voters are expected to boycott the election, a move the government has equated with treason.
Two relatively new political parties have registered a majority of women candidates for the upcoming general election.
A leading former opposition MP in Cambodia has called on Japan to abandon support for the parliamentary election process in July calling the vote a “sham”.
As a young woman, her zealousness in applying the tenets of Maoism helped propel her through the ranks of the ultra-Communist regime. She ended up serving as a district chief who allegedly supervised large-scale slave labor and mass killings, according to prosecutors at the Khmer Rouge tribunal, who spent years trying to charge her with crimes against humanity.
American filmmaker Cheryl Miller Houser spent 17 months following six recent graduates pursuing the American dream by building startup companies in Detroit, Michigan.
Several minor opposition parties who have registered to stand in the upcoming national election have expressed concern over calls from the country’s former main opposition party for a boycott of the vote.
U.S. lawmakers on Thursday advanced a proposed bill that would place further sanctions on senior Cambodian officials following the months-long crackdown on the opposition and civil society ahead of July’s national elections.
The lawmakers were set to discuss the Cambodia Democracy Act and an amendment that could see Phnom Penh handed further sanctions over its crackdown on the opposition, civil society, and independent media.
The Cambodian courts are due to announce a verdict for the two jailed journalists on Friday.