A facebook post over the weekend claimed Cambodia National Rescue Party acting president Sam Rainsy will return to Cambodia “before Khmer New Year” after moving to France to avoid arrest on a slew of outstanding legal cases and sentences.
China’s media recently reported that the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) would conduct a study into Cambodia’s participation in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
The 41st Central Committee meeting of Cambodia’s ruling party ended on Thursday with Prime Minister Hun Sen’s eldest son, Hun Manet, joining the powerful permanent commission of the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) committee.
Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen alleged Friday that the main opposition party he had banned last year is spreading fake news, while it emerged that his government has exerted heavy-handed control of a purportedly independent outlet.
The eldest son of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has joined the inner circle of his father’s ruling Cambodian People’s Party, bolstering speculation he is being groomed to succeed to the premiership.
The fifth-tenure Central Committee of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) concluded its 41st session on December 20.
Vietnam’s president congratulated Cambodia on the country’s achievements under the reign of King Norodom Sihamoni and the government of Prime Minister Hun Sen during the King’s official visit to Hanoi.
The eldest son of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen was promoted on Thursday (Dec 20) to the ruling party's permanent committee, an official said, as questions swirl over who might succeed the strongman.
Following a recent pledge by opposition leader Rainsy to return next year to Cambodia, police in Kandal province have questioned local Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) activists concerning their possible support for the party’s acting president in the event he comes back, Cambodian sources say.
Cambodia’s Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a lower court ruling to fine the acting president of the country’s now-dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Sam Rainsy for defamation in connection with a lawsuit brought against him by Prime Minister Hun Sen.
Cambodian Prime Minister, Hun Sen’s authoritarian crackdown has rendered his critics defenceless. His last major blow to the opposition was the dissolution of the main opposition party, the Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP).
Cambodian opposition politician Sam Rainsy, living in self-imposed exile since 2016, has vowed to return to Cambodia in 2019 to fight for democracy, amid stark divisions among the government’s political opponents.
The Cambodia Democracy Act 2018 has stalled at the Senate’s foreign relations committee since July. Staff at the committee said there are no plans to review the bill, without providing an explanation.
Members of the Cambodian People's Party (CPP) attend the CPP's congress in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Dec. 18, 2018.
In a rare phone interview with Radio Free Asia, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has lambasted the U.S.-funded broadcaster despite recent conciliatory comments by his government suggesting RFA was welcome to resume its operations in the Southeastern Asian nation.
Cambodia is becoming increasingly Chinese and militarized.
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met here on Sunday with Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Hor Namhong on bilateral ties with both sides vowing to enhance cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative.
Cambodia's parliament has passed legislation that could pave the way for lifting a ban on political activity by opposition politicians.
Self-exiled co-founder calls government decision a political maneuver but others see it as sign of genuine improvement.
Cambodia’s Parliament passed legislation Thursday that could allow the lifting of a five-year ban on political activity by some top opposition politicians.