Blinken meets Cambodian opposition leader

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken met a Cambodian opposition leader facing treason charges during a visit to Phnom Penh Friday, expressing concern about the kingdom's eroding democracy ahead of elections next year.

Blinken urged transparency from Cambodia PM about Chinese base activity – U.S. statement

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday urged Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen to be fully transparent about Chinese military activities at its Ream naval base, a State Department spokesperson said.

Japan, Cambodia vow to deepen security ties amid growing China clout

The foreign ministers of Japan and Cambodia agreed Thursday to beef up security cooperation amid Beijing's growing clout in the Indo-Pacific region, the Japanese Foreign Ministry said.

U.S. Bolsters Aid for Cambodia Amid Efforts to Ease Global Food Crisis

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken announced $25 million over five years to support an initiative that will work with farmers and others in the agriculture industry to get produce to more markets.

China’s Wang Yi meets Cambodian PM candidate Hun Manet on bilateral ties

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Cambodian People's Party's Permanent Committee member and Prime Minister candidate Hun Manet.

‘Dramatically changed’: ASEAN considers Myanmar crisis response

A warning for Myanmar’s coup leaders as foreign ministers from Southeast Asian nations meet in Phnom Penh.

Asean will have to rethink peace plan if Myanmar conducts more executions, says Cambodian PM

Asean will be forced to rethink peace plans made with Myanmar if the country's military rulers conduct more executions of prisoners, Cambodian Prime Minister and Asean chair Hun Sen said on Wednesday (Aug 3).

ASEAN chair warns of Myanmar peace plan rethink if executions continue

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations will be forced to reconsider a peace plan agreed with Myanmar if its military rulers execute more prisoners, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Wednesday.

Climate, Covid top Hun Sen’s agenda at ASEAN meet

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen put climate change and Covid-19 at the top of his political agenda on Aug 3 as foreign ministers from more than 25 countries headed into backroom meetings in Phnom Penh for this year’s ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF).

Foreign ministers from Asean, key partners to meet in Cambodia this week

Asean's foreign ministers and their counterparts from the United States, China, Russia and other key partners will meet in Cambodia's capital city for a series of annual meetings starting on Tuesday (Aug 2).

Cambodia As ASEAN Chair Can’t Remain Silent On Resolving Rohingya Refugee Crisis – OpEd

Since August 2017, rampant persecution and violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state has pushed hundreds of thousands of Muslim minority people, known as ‘Rohingyas,’ to abandon their homes and seek sanctuary in Bangladesh.

Cambodian assembly approves charter changes

Civil society groups say amendments are designed to secure power for Hun Sen’s family and cronies.

Southeast Asian MPs warn against proposed changes to Cambodia’s Constitution

One of the proposed amendments would eliminate the need for the National Assembly to approve the designated prime minister.

ASEAN Chair Condemns ‘Highly Reprehensible’ Myanmar Executions

The killings demonstrate the regime’s contempt for regional and global opinion. Could they force ASEAN to change its approach to the country’s conflict?

Cambodia slams unfair US “Cambodia Democracy and Human Rights Act of 2022” bill

The Senate of Cambodia on Saturday slammed the so-called "Cambodia Democracy and Human Rights Act of 2022" released by the United States, saying the bill contains biased, unfounded and prejudiced content.

Cambodia Should Drop the Charges Against Sam Rainsy – Or Give Him His Day in Court

For nearly seven years, Prime Minister Hun Sen has used every legal trick at his disposal to exclude his main rival from the country’s political life.

ASEAN special envoy plans third trip to Myanmar; hopes to use Aung San Suu Kyi’s influence to end violence

Cambodia's deputy prime minister and foreign minister, Prak Sokhonn, spoke to CNA in his first in-person chat with a foreign media outlet since his appointment as the ASEAN special envoy.

Hun Sen’s son set for electoral success

There is speculation that Cambodian Premier Hun Sen is unlikely to stand as the prime ministerial candidate in the 2028 national election.

Cambodia’s ruling party holds extraordinary conference to set action plan for 2023

The ruling Cambodian People's Party on Saturday held an extraordinary conference of its Central Committee on Saturday to set out an action plan for 2023, the year in which the country's next general elections will be held.

Cambodian human rights groups continue to demand justice for murdered analyst Kem Ley

Supporters are demanding officials reopen the murder investigation.

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