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Sokha says HRP formed to serve interests of Cambodians

The former president of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party Kem Sokha said he formed the Human Rights Party (HRP) to serve the interests of Cambodian people, and not to conspire with foreign powers to overthrow the government as claimed in the case against him.

China and Cambodia: Love in the Time of Coronavirus

Hun Sen’s “special visit” to China was a high-profile show of support for Beijing’s handling of the outbreak.

Cambodia supports China with PM’s visit

The chartered flight of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen landed at the Beijing Capital International Airport on Wednesday, making him the first foreign leader to visit China during the country's nationwide fight against the deadly novel conoravirus.

Cambodian PM’s special China tour demonstrates unbreakable friendship: Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday met with Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

Chinese premier meets Cambodian PM

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with visiting Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing Wednesday.

EU Confronts Make or Break Decisions for Vietnam and Cambodia

Two upcoming calls will help define the European Union’s ties with the Southeast Asian countries.

New Revelation of China-Cambodia Secret Visit Heightens Military Links Fears

On February 4, an Australian media outlet revealed new evidence of a previously undisclosed military visit between China and Cambodia that spotlighted defense links between them in areas such as military facilities and satellite navigation.

‘A friend in need is a friend indeed’: Chinese President Xi Jinping hails Cambodia’s...

Chinese President Xi Jinping appreciated Cambodia's firm support to China's fight against the coronavirus epidemic, calling its Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen's visit a demonstration of the close tie and mutual trust between the two countries.

China declines Cambodia PM’s request to visit virus epicentre

China turned down a request from Cambodia's leader Hun Sen to visit the epicentre of the deadly coronavirus outbreak to comfort stranded Cambodian students as it could not "properly arrange" a trip to locked-down Wuhan city, state media said Wednesday.

PM Hun Sen plans to visit Cambodian students in Wuhan, seeks Chinese permission

Prime Minister Hun Sen intends to fly to the Chinese city of Wuhan on Wednesday (Feb 5) to visit Cambodian students stranded there.

Australia pressured by human rights advocates over Cambodia

A leading human rights group has urged the Morrison government to threaten Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen with trade barriers over its human rights record and a crackdown on the opposition.

Cambodia mulls 2 new embassies

Cambodia is considering setting up two more embassies in Africa and Latin America respectively to expand its diplomatic ties.

Foreign Power Threat Looms Over Kem Sokha Trial in Cambodia

The hearings have again spotlighted the ruling government’s obsession with threats from foreign powers and color revolutions.

Kem Sokha’s trial begins in Cambodia — Coda Follows Up

Human rights organizations have expressed concern that Sokha won’t receive a fair trial after the court announced there would be no room for journalists in the courtroom.

Hun Sen’s art of giving: How gift-giving has sustained 35 years of rule for...

January saw Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen mark 35 years in power. Columnist David Hutt examines one crucial tactic of governance that has sustained his more-than three decade rule – the art of giving.

CPP Central Committee holds 42nd meeting

The Central Committee of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party held the 42nd meeting of its 5th mandate at Phnom Penh’s Koh Pich centre on February 1-2.

Annual congress of Cambodia’s ruling party sets tasks for 2020

The 42nd Convention of the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) concluded here on Sunday, adopting tasks for the implementation in 2020, according to a communique.

Cambodia’s ruling party convenes annual congress to set goals for 2020

The ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) held its 42nd congress on Saturday to review achievements in 2019 and to set targets for 2020.

Hun Sen: Foreign Pressure Forces Cambodia to Choose Friends, Enemies

Pressure from foreign states was forcing Cambodia to choose friends and enemies in the international arena, Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Friday, repeating his frequent claim that the government would not exchange its sovereignty for aid from any country.

Kem Sokha Accused of Underreporting Political Expenses

The reported expenses of on trial opposition leader Kem Sokha’s Human Rights Party fell below the plausible costs of the party’s activities, government lawyers claimed on Thursday, though they did not say what activities were supposedly unaccounted for.


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Angkor Wat’s modern history reclaimed from French colonialists, and the cultural...

The Khmer empire temples of Angkor are Cambodian, aren’t they? For decades the French considered them theirs; then came Unesco, and now China is muscling in.