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Gov’t assures Japan of democratic measures

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn has assured Japan that the Cambodian government has taken all measures to strengthen the democratic and political space, ministry spokesperson Ket Sophann said on Wednesday.

Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia Likens Alleged U.S. Interference in Hong Kong to ‘Color Revolutions’

The Chinese Embassy in Phnom Penh on Friday accused the United States of interfering and, in certain cases, abetting the Hong Kong pro-democracy protests, likening the alleged meddling to Cambodian complaints of U.S. interference in domestic affairs.

Cambodian PM sues opposition leader in French court

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has filed a defamation lawsuit in French court against his longtime political enemy Sam Rainsy, a lawyer for the Southeast Asian leader said Tuesday.

Vietnam, Cambodia to hold border friendship exchange programme

The Vietnam-Cambodia border friendship exchange programme at the level of High Command will take place in the southern province of An Giang from August 27 to 28.

Cambodia Steers Clear of Potential US Missile Deployment In Asia

Tea Banh, who is also deputy prime minister, said it was for the U.S. and its allies to agree on the issue, and did not want to impinge on their sovereignty or rights.

Party official vows close ties with Cambodia

Secretary of the Party Central Committee and chief of its office Nguyen Van Nen has affirmed that under any circumstance, Vietnam will,...

Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy Vows To Lead 2 Million Cambodians Home in November

Acting President Sam Rainsy of the banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) vowed on Monday to lead two million migrant workers from his country toiling in Thailand, South Korea, Japan and other countries home when he returns from exile in November.

Cambodia backs China’s necessary measures to maintain peace in Hong Kong

Cambodia supports China's necessary measures to maintain peace, order and security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia seek to promote Development Triangle efficiency

Officials in charge of external affairs from parliaments of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia gathered in the northern province of Quang Ninh on August 17 during their seventh conference that focused on the role of parliament in realising agreements reached by the three countries in the Development Triangle.

Vietnam – Cambodia Joint Committee to convene its 17th meeting on August 20

The 17th meeting of the Vietnam-Cambodia Joint Committee on economic, cultural, scientific and technological cooperation will take place in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, from August 20-21, 2019.

Cambodia: Don’t cry for me

With the disappearance of Cambodia’s sovereignty over its prime seaside as reflected in Australia’s incessant media coverage highlighting Canberra’s concerns that China is “taking over” Sihanoukville for a military base, now is the right time to remind Australia and the international community: We told you so!

Chinese project in Cambodia raises alarms of military build-up

While Cambodia welcomes an ongoing influx of Chinese tourists, investment and development, the world at large increasingly suspects that China is launching a military buildup in the country for stronger Chinese influence in Southeast Asia.

Cambodian opposition says founder to end exile in November

Cambodia’s popular but disbanded opposition party said Friday its self-exiled co-founder will make his long-promised return to the country in early November.

Amid Souring Relations, US Appoints Experienced Asia Diplomat to Cambodia

Murphy will face a government that has pivoted towards China, which has invested billions of dollars and provided geopolitical cover for Cambodia’s poor human rights record.

South China Sea: Beijing on collision course with US after investing $300m in Cambodia

China’s agreement to invest almost $300million in Cambodia, a deal which will give it an important military foothold in the region and access the strategically important Gulf of Thailand, has put it on a collision course with the United States and Australia.

Cambodian Government Urges Public to Ignore Opposition ‘Propaganda’ Calling For Protests

Cambodia’s Minister of Interior Sar Kheng on Wednesday warned the public not to fall victim to “propaganda” from the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) and protest the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), which he said had won the right to govern through legitimate elections.

Acting Cambodia Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy Walks Back Plan to Return From Exile Next...

Acting opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) President Sam Rainsy has walked back plans to return to Cambodia from self-imposed exile by late next month, but said he plans to travel there before “the end of the year,” despite the threat of prison.

Foreign ministry mum on Serbia making Yingluck a citizen

Thailand’s foreign ministry had no immediate reaction Friday to reports that the country’s former prime minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, has been granted Serbian citizenship, joining her brother as a fugitive globe-trotting Thai with foreign nationality.

How Bonnie Lowenthal became champion of the underserved and human rights advocate

Can you name the only woman in Long Beach history who has served on the school board, the City Council, the state Assembly and the Harbor Commission?

Australian government unconvinced by Cambodia’s denials over Chinese military base

An intense diplomatic effort is under way to overturn "seriously disturbing" plans for a new Chinese military base after the Australian government concluded that it does not believe public denials of the deal by Beijing and Cambodia.

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Media urged to publicise road traffic, drugs issues

The Ministry of Information has urged all media outlets to disseminate educational messages on drug and traffic issues during the Pchum Ben festival from September 14-29.