Cambodia’s Hun Sen Slammed For ‘Extravagant’ Travel by Chartered Jet

Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen’s use of a privately chartered jet to fly himself and an entourage of 40 to a meeting of the U.N. General Assembly in September has sparked outrage on Cambodian social media, with many in the still-developing Southeast Asian country angrily questioning how the money was spent.

Comments posted recently on Facebook called the expenditure extravagant and unnecessary, with one Facebook user calling the hiring of the plane a “waste of the national budget.”

“This is a sign that Hun Sen and his people are very corrupt and steal from the nation,” another user wrote, adding, “When will these people be held accountable for their crimes?”

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