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New EU envoy arrives as EBA decision hangs in the balance

Now that the newly appointed EU Ambassador to Cambodia Carmen Moreno has landed in the country, she will be able to see for herself the reality in the Kingdom even as the possible withdrawal of the ‘Everything But Arms’ (EBA) agreement awaits its conclusion, analysts say.

Ready for a prison cell: the necessary evil of fighting for democracy in Cambodia

Cambodia’s deputy opposition leader has her “Free Mu Sochua” campaign ready to go.

Cambodian troops stage live fire drills ahead of opposition leaders’ return

Cambodia has deployed troops along its borders and staged live fire drills ahead of the return this weekend of exiled leaders of a banned opposition party - a move the country’s leader has denounced as an attempted coup.

Li Keqiang Meets with Prime Minister Hun Sen of Cambodia

On November 3, 2019 local time, Premier Li Keqiang met with Prime Minister Hun Sen of Cambodia in Bangkok.

Cambodia launches online disinfo campaign to repress opposition groups

Ahead of the return of self-exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy, supporters are being rounded up and forced to make “confession” videos.

Congratulations extended to Cambodia on Independence Day

Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung led a delegation of the Foreign Ministry to the Embassy of Cambodia in Hanoi on November 5 to extend congratulations on the country’s 66th Independence Day.

Cambodia deploys troops as opposition leader vows dramatic return

Cambodia has deployed troops and held live firing drills in preparation for the possible return of an opposition leader who is an arch-rival of the country’s strongman premier.

Cambodia Must End ‘Arbitrary Arrests, Prosecution’ of Opposition Members: Amnesty International

Cambodia must end its campaign of “arbitrarily arresting and prosecuting” former members of the country’s banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) and release all prisoners held for peacefully exercising their rights, London-based rights group Amnesty International said Tuesday.

Malaysia detains two Cambodian dissidents headed for Thailand

Malaysian authorities have detained two Cambodian opposition activists while they were waiting to board a flight to Thailand in what is seen as part of a crackdown on exiled dissidents in Southeast Asia, a rights groups said late on Tuesday.

Deputy Defense Minister Visit Highlights Vietnam-Cambodia Security Ties

Last week, a high-ranking defense delegation from Vietnam paid a visit to Cambodia.

Cambodian Opposition Chief Readies Return From Exile

Cambodia's most prominent opposition politician says he's ready to risk imprisonment or death by returning to his country from self-imposed exile to unseat the country's longtime ruler.

Cambodia deploys troops ahead of opposition leaders’ planned return

Cambodia has deployed troops along its borders and held live fire exercises ahead of the planned return of leaders of the banned main opposition party in a move Prime Minister Hun Sen has labeled as a coup attempt.

National Assembly Approves Cambodia-Vietnam Border Treaties

The National Assembly on Monday ratified two treaties demarcating the border between Cambodia and Vietnam.

47 Airlines Warned of Prosecution if They Fly Rainsy Into Cambodia

Nearly 50 airlines have been warned that they could face criminal prosecution if they carry Sam Rainsy and other senior opposition officials into Cambodia, the Civil Aviation Secretariat has said, while Rainsy on Monday again vowed to return to the country this weekend.

Opposition Leader Sam Rainsy Promises ‘Decent Salaries’ For Cambodian Soldiers Who Back His Return

The acting president of Cambodia’s opposition party, Sam Rainsy, on Monday promised members of the armed forces “decent salaries and benefits” if they offer him protection when he returns home from exile later this week to lead a “restoration of democracy” in the country, amid threats of arrest.

Danish Honorary Consulate opens in Cambodia

Denmark opened its first Honorary Consulate in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on 1 November 2019. The Honorary Consul is Mr. Kjeld M. Olsen, a long time Danish businessman and resident of Cambodia.

Cambodia’s Hun Sen bullies airlines on political exiles

Cambodia’s Hun Sen government has warned any commercial airline that allows exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy to board a flight back home — as he has said he will do on Saturday — will be seen as abetting a coup.

China, Cambodia agree to further grow ties

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen met here on Sunday and agreed to expand cooperation to bring the two countries' relations to a higher level.

High-level military delegation wraps up visit to Cambodia

A Vietnamese high-level military delegation, led by Sen. Lieut. Gen. Phan Van Giang, Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) and Deputy Minister of National Defence, on November 2 concluded their four-day official visit to Cambodia.

A football match, and Cambodia’s women

Oct. 10 was a landmark night for the disparate nations of Cambodia and Iran. Facing off in Tehran for their World Cup 2022 qualifier, Iran inflicted the Cambodian national team’s heaviest ever defeat with 14-0.


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Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen ‘Misreading’ EU as Withdrawal of Trade Preferences...

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen is wrong to assume the EU will stop at partial trade sanctions if he does not end a crackdown on voices critical of his government, observers said Wednesday, a week ahead of a planned return of tariffs to around one-fifth of Cambodian exports to the bloc.