ASEAN Envoy Calls for Release of Aung San Suu Kyi from Solitary Confinement

This week, Cambodian Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn will begin his second official mission to the country as the bloc’s special envoy.

ASEAN Special Envoy on Second Visit to Myanmar; No Meeting With Suu Kyi

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Special Envoy on Myanmar will start his second tour to the country on Wednesday.

Cambodian envoy urges Myanmar to send Suu Kyi home from prison

Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn asks regime to pursue 'inclusive' reconciliation.

Cambodian People’s Party’s landslide poll victory confirmed

ASEAN rights group says free and fair elections were impossible in a 'climate of persecution against the opposition'.

Cambodia confirms ruling party landslide victory in polls

Cambodia’s National Election Committee on Sunday issued official results from this month’s local polls that confirmed a landslide victory by Prime Minister Hun Sen’s ruling party.

Cambodia’s ruling party sweeps local polls

Cambodia's ruling party has scored a landslide victory in the commune council elections that were held on June 5.

Japan, Cambodia confirm close defense cooperation

The defense ministers of Japan and Cambodia have agreed to keep working together closely amid aggression by Russia that has shaken the foundation of international order.

Japan defense chief tells ASEAN rules-based order key to Indo-Pacific

Japanese Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi said Wednesday during talks with his ASEAN counterparts that maintaining a rules-based international order in the Indo-Pacific region is important, apparently with China's growing maritime assertiveness in mind.

Cambodian opposition politician charged after winning seat

Candlelight Party says 20-year-old charge against Thach Setha is politically motivated.

Japan concerned over Cambodia naval base modernizing with Chinese aid

Japanese Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi voiced concern Tuesday over the recent modernizing of a Cambodian naval base with Chinese aid, during a meeting with his Cambodian counterpart.

Cambodia Political Repression Deepens

Mass convictions, farcical commune elections highlight continuing democratic backslide.

Sam Rainsy and Kem Sokha’s Divorce of Necessity in Cambodia

The split between the country’s two most prominent opposition leaders has been five years in the making.

Unpacking Cambodia’s 2022 Defence White Paper

Cambodia’s 2022 Defence White Paper reiterates longstanding priorities of border security, counterterrorism and domestic stability like its predecessors, but contains an unprecedented focus on cyber defence and ambitious modernisation goals.

Cambodia Rejects Calls to Bar Myanmar Junta Minister From ASEAN Meeting

Cambodia has ignored an appeal by Myanmar-based as well as regional and international civil society organizations not to invite the Myanmar regime’s defense minister, who is responsible for the junta’s atrocities against civilians, to the upcoming ASEAN Defense Ministers’ Meeting.

China denies building naval bases but fear of its military reach grows

Beijing is assembling a network of overseas port facilities to protect its global interests.

Should the U.S. Be Worried About a Chinese Naval Base in Cambodia?

There are legitimate grounds to believe that a Chinese base in Cambodia is not all that detrimental to American interests in the Indo-Pacific.

Japan’s defense chief to hold talks with ASEAN in Cambodia

Japanese Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi said Friday he will hold a meeting of defense ministers with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations next week...

Cambodia’s Ruling Party Sues Opposition Politician Over Election Criticism

Son Chhay, the vice president of the Candlelight Party, has been accused of “seriously damaging” the reputation of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party.

US: Mass Conviction Is Latest ‘Alarming’ Action by Cambodia

The United States expressed concern Wednesday over Cambodia's recent mass conviction of opposition figures including an outspoken Cambodian-American activist, warning it represents part of an "alarming pattern" of actions that undermine democracy.

Cambodia convicts opposition figures in mass trial (video)

A court in Phnom Penh has jailed dozens of Cambodian opposition figures. US-Cambodian lawyer Theary Seng and other government critics have been sentenced to years in prison on charges of treason and incitement.


Compatriots rescue Vietnamese teen sold to Cambodia

A group of Vietnamese people managed to rescue a 17-year-old boy from southern Vietnam more than three months after he was sold to Cambodia and forced to work for a Chinese online gambling racket.