Cambodia’s Hun Sen Warns His Party It Could Still Lose Election
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) – Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has warned his party it could still lose next year’s election even after the banning of the opposition and demanded that it improve its image, according to a recording leaked online on Thursday.
From Chatham House
After Crackdown, Where Does Cambodia Go From Here?
In the short term, the country looks unlikely to escape one-party rule. But internal and external pressures on the leadership will continue to build.
From The Phnom Penh Post
‘Scholar’ spins CNRP dissolution into strengthening of democracy
Just days after the Supreme Court dissolved Cambodia’s primary opposition party, government officials and affiliates yesterday gathered to praise the unprecedented move as a strengthening of democracy, even as international organisations and governments around the world have condemned it.
US renews grant for clearing bombs in Cambodia
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday opened a $2 million tender to help clear unexploded bombs in Cambodia weeks after the government’s mine clearance agency said its U.S. funding had been stopped.
Cambodia: CNRP seats allocated to smaller parties
Phnom Penh, November 23 (VNA) – Cambodia’s National Election Committee (NEC), on November 23, submitted to the parliament its allocation of seats of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) to other parties.
Cambodia’s Hun Sen will fall like Mugabe, says opponent Rainsy
PARIS (Reuters) – Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen will be driven from power like President Mugabe in Zimbabwe, veteran opposition chief Sam Rainsy told Reuters on Thursday, adding that Western states should impose targeted sanctions after his party was dissolved.
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