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Vietnam supports Laos, Cambodia with $200,000 medical equipment in Covid-19 fight

Vietnam will provide Laos and Cambodia with medical equipment worth $100,000 each to aid their fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

How Much Pressure Will the EU’s New Cambodia Sanctions Put on Hun Sen?

Almost a year-and-a-half after threatening to sanction Cambodia over Prime Minister Hun Sen’s clampdown on human rights, and a year after beginning the formal process for doing so, the European Union finally made good on its word.

Cambodia’s ruling party thanks China for providing medical staff, supplies for COVID-19 fight

The ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) on Thursday expressed its profound gratitude to China for sending medical experts and supplies to Cambodia to help fight against COVID-19.

Cambodian Police Arrest CNRP Official Keo Thai Without Warrant

An official of the outlawed opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) was arrested and detained Thursday by police in his house in Cambodia’s Komapong Chhnang province, the latest target of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s crackdown against CNRP members.

Observers: U.S. Ambassador’s Trial Appearance Strategic, Protects Interests in Cambodia

Two weeks ago, U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia, W. Patrick Murphy, made a blink-and-you-miss-it appearance at the trial hearing for opposition leader Kem Sokha.

Does Cambodia’s Coronavirus Bailout Really Add Up?

The proposed solution deserves scrutiny.

Cambodia accused of suppressing free speech amid COVID-19 outbreak

Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Monday called on Cambodian authorities to stop arresting people for expressing concerns about COVID-19’s impact in Cambodia and claiming they are spreading “fake news.”

Cambodia locks up critics over ‘fake’ coronavirus news: rights group

Human Rights Watch says Hun Sen using outbreak to arrest opponents.

Cambodia uses coronavirus crisis to arrest 17 critics: Rights group

The Cambodian government has used the coronavirus outbreak to lock up opposition activists and others expressing concern about the virus and the government's response, US-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday (Mar 24).

Cambodia accused of political clampdown amid coronavirus outbreak

At least four people remain in detention while 12 were released after apologising to the government.

Cambodia: COVID-19 Clampdown on Free Speech

Cambodian authorities should stop arresting people for expressing concerns about COVID-19’s impact in Cambodia and claiming they are spreading so-called “fake news,” Human Rights Watch said today.

Cambodia Court Upholds CNRP Activist’s 18-Month Sentence For Facebook Post

A Cambodian appeals court upheld an 18-month jail sentence for a member of the banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party for posts he made on Facebook in early 2019 criticizing government policies.

Cambodia: Environmental Activists Harassed

Cease Using Abusive Investigations, Laws to Silence Critics.

Cambodia: Drop Case Against Opposition Activist

The Cambodian government should ask the Court of Appeal to quash the conviction and order the release of Kong Mas, Human Rights Watch said today.

Cambodia, Indonesia Enjoy A Golden Era In Their Relations

Relations between the Kingdom of Cambodia and the Republic of Indonesia have been witnessing immense activity since September 2017 thanks to the efforts of one man.

COVID-19 impacts national development plan in Cambodia

Cambodia's Ministry of Planning said COVID-19 will hinder a national development plan from upgrading the kingdom to become a higher middle income country, local media reported on Friday.

Remembering Cambodia’s 1970 Coup

A look back at a significant development in the country with implications that continue to play out today.

50 years on, was the 1970 coup the defining event in Cambodia’s history?

50 years ago on March 18 1970, Cambodia's Prince Norodom Sihanouk was overthrown in what is widely regarded a bloodless coup by military general Lon Nol. The tragic events that befell Cambodia in the decade after would go on to shape the Kingdom for generations, with the effects still visible to this day.

Shining on the global stage

With Cambodia set to host the high-profile Europe-Asia cooperation summit ASEM 2020 come November, Robert Hör of think tank KAS explains why he believes the meet could be crucial in setting Cambodia back on track on the global stage.

Hun Sen blusters and blunders through virus crisis

Cambodian leader is widely speculated to have the coronavirus but bigger worries surround nation's poor public health services.


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National Assembly approves gov’t cabinet reshuffle

The National Assembly approved Prime Minister Hun Sen’s cabinet reshuffle on Monday, replacing four ministers who were in turn appointed as “senior ministers” without portfolio.