Both nations traveled a similar path from Soviet patronage to personalist autocracy.
The world should ensure that the same fate does not befall the more than 60 “hostages” in the country’s prisons.
Strongman's ruling party hit by claims of ballot buying and voter intimidation.
With 55 of 58 seats won, ex-PM Hun Sen seen securing top post in upper house.
Becoming president of the Senate will allow Hun Sen to act as head of state when the king is overseas, a move seen as the Hun family’s further consolidation of power.
The former Thai leader established a close relationship with Hun Sen during his 15 years in self-exile.
Hun Sen provided Thaksin Shinawatra with sanctuary during his exile, naming him a special advisor and allowing him to visit frequently and meet allies in Cambodia.
Cambodia’s parliament on Wednesday approved ex-ruler Hun Sen’s youngest son as a deputy prime minister, the latest member of the family to be promoted since the former leader handed the reins to his eldest son Hun Manet.
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Defamation charge against Soeng Senkaruna highlights deteriorating civic space in Cambodia, rights groups say.
Former Cambodian PM Hun Sen is scheduled to travel to Bangkok tomorrow to visit Thaksin Shinawatra, at the latter’s residence in Ban Chan Song La, Paetongtarn Shinawatra, Thaksin’s youngest daughter confirmed today.
Cambodia's National Assembly will hold an extraordinary session on Feb 21 to approve a new deputy prime minister and two senior ministers, according to a National Assembly's statement to the media.
Scores of attacks, including assassinations, abductions and assaults, were perpetrated by 25 governments last year against people outside their borders, new analysis reveals.
Critics of economic sanctions claim that they help authoritarian governments consolidate their power, but this is based on a reductive view of statehood.
The country and the region would benefit from women’s greater involvement in diplomacy and foreign affairs.
Federal MP Julian Hill warns Cambodia’s rulers not to intimidate critics ahead of ASEAN-Australia summit
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Labor MP Julian Hill has warned Cambodia's rulers not to intimidate its Australian critics.