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Does Cambodia’s Opposition Finally Have a Winning Comeback Plan?

The comeback strategy in the works amounts to a bold leap into the unknown, and it is unclear if it will pay off.

Was Cambodia Ever Really a Democracy?

The coup of July 1997 cemented Hun Sen’s grip over the country, and it’s never wavered since.

U.S. presses Cambodia over possible Chinese military presence

The U.S. Defence Department has asked Cambodia to explain why it suddenly turned down an offer to repair a naval base, saying the decision had raised speculation of possible plans for hosting China’s military.

Cambodian Opposition Activist Beaten Nearly to Death by Unidentified Assailants

An activist and former elected official of the banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) was beaten nearly to death in Cambodia’s Kampong Thom province by a group of unidentified men, who only spared him after bystanders intervened, he said Friday.

CNRP Chief Kem Sokha Breaks Silence in Message to Supporters Marking Birthday in Captivity

In a rare public message while under house arrest, opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) president Kem Sokha on Thursday thanked supporters for wishing him well on his 67th birthday and vowed to continue working to serve their interests, despite facing charges widely seen as politically motivated.

Hong Kong and Cambodia: a common cause

After relentless protests, the Hong Kong administration was forced to cave in, shelving a contentious extradition bill that would have seen people transferred out of the city to any jurisdiction, including mainland China.

Cambodian Deputy PM values Vietnam’s support for education sector

A ceremony to present the Vietnam Government’s gift to Cambodia’s education sector was held in Prey Veng province, 100 km east of Phnom Penh capital city of Cambodia on June 25.

Hanoi willing to cooperate with Cambodian localities: official

Hanoi is willing to collaborate with Cambodian localities for mutual development, Standing Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Van Suu stated on June 25.

Vietnamese Prime Minister meets with Lao, Cambodian counterparts

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a working session with his Lao and Cambodian counterparts Thongloun Sisoulith and Samdech Techo Hun Sen in Bangkok, Thailand, on June 23 on the sidelines of the 34th ASEAN Summit.

Vietnam PM tells Singapore’s Lee Cambodia invasion statement incorrect, offensive

Vietnam PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has criticized Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong’s recent comments about Vietnam's role in the Khmer Rouge fight.

ASEAN meets in Bangkok but old problems remain 

As ASEAN’s leaders attend the bloc’s annual two-day summit in Bangkok, many unasked and unanswered questions remain about the group’s viability going forward.

ASEAN leaders move to combat marine debris; Bangkok Declaration adopted at the start of...

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has made a landmark commitment to strengthen efforts to prevent and reduce marine debris during a regional summit here.

ASEAN summit – Southeast Asian nations wary of US-China trade row

The US-China trade dispute is high on the ASEAN summit agenda. The bloc's leaders are set to sign an economic partnership deal at their annual meeting in Bangkok, but not all countries want Beijing's economic hegemony.

‘Unholy Alliance’? SE Asian Authorities Accused of Trading Exiled Activists

Three Thai policemen approached Vietnamese refugee Nguyen Van Chung at his home in Bangkok in January and asked him whether he was in touch with another Vietnamese man, Truong Duy Nhat, who had fled to Thailand.

Banh: The Khmer Rouge worse than sanctions and pressure

Minister of National Defence Tea Banh said on Thursday that having sanctions and external pressure placed on Cambodia was not worse than life under the brutal Khmer Rouge regime.

Cambodia government decides to do weekly press conference

Recently, Prime Minister Hun Sen has decided to appoint a 30 spokesperson team from all across government departments to do the weekly press conference.

Chinese Envoy to Cambodia Lambasts U.S. Over Trade War

Ambassador Wang Wentian accused the U.S. of inflaming the trade war and calling it a “dishonest individual” during the negotiation with China.

New US ambassador expected in July

The nominated US ambassador to Cambodia is still awaiting his selection to be fully approved by the US Senate before his expected arrival in Cambodia early next month.

Cambodia, Singapore convene 1st political consultations

Cambodia and Singapore held the first political consultations here on Wednesday, discussing ways to further enhance bilateral ties and cooperation, said a Cambodian Foreign Ministry's press release.

Cambodia targets 140 opposition figures to silence dissent – U.N.

Cambodian authorities have questioned, summoned or detained more than 140 members of the former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) in an escalating suppression of dissent, two U.N. human rights experts said on Wednesday. 

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Cambodian Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn will attend the 74th session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly and other meetings in New York from Sept. 24 to 28, said a foreign ministry's press release on Saturday.