Cambodia’s Strongman Ruler Has Just Declared He Has a New Birthday

Hun Sen pointed to the recent passing of his older brother as he announced he would be legally changing his date of birth.

Zodiac superstition leads Cambodia PM to change date of birth

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen decided to shift his official date of birth to the day he was actually born, despite having used the wrong day for a few decades.

Hun Sen Slammed After Scolding Critics of Myanmar Junta’s ‘Peace’ Bid

Even though the border casinos in Cambodia are ready to open, they face labor shortages. Maintenance work is also needed as the casinos weren’t cared for while being locked down.

Lawyers urge Kem Sokha’s acquittal after Cambodian PM’s comments

Hun Sen says he never claimed the US was behind a plot to oust him.

Former soldier says he sleeps better at night since throwing shoe at Cambodian PM

A former Cambodian soldier threw a shoe at Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen in Washington, USA, on Wednesday.

Cambodia PM says rival indicted for treason should be allowed medical care abroad

Hun Sen says though it is ultimately up to the court to decide, Kem Sokha, whose Cambodia National Rescue Party was banned ahead of a 2018 election, should be given special dispensation to leave.

EU condemns political persecution in Cambodia

Full suspension of trade privileges raised as an option if elections are found not to be free and fair.

Cambodia Polls Unlikely to be Credible and Transparent, Says Watchdog

The June 5 commune and sangkat elections have been largely pre-scripted by the ruling CPP, but the international response could be something to watch.

Seize the ‘Asian moment’, China tells Cambodia ahead of US-Asean summit

Asian countries should be cautious and resist any attempts to provoke confrontation in the region, China's foreign minister told his Cambodian counterpart in the countdown to a Southeast Asian leaders summit in Washington this week.

Biden should give ASEAN leaders face time to improve ties, says Cambodian minister

Washington next week if his administration is serious about elevating US ties with the region.

ASEAN chair Cambodia hosts meeting on aid to Myanmar with some key players absent | Video

Cambodia hosted a meeting in Phnom Penh on Friday, in a bid to speed up aid distribution to Myanmar.

Cambodia hosts meeting on humanitarian assistance to Myanmar

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations convened a meeting Friday in the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh, in a fresh effort to organize humanitarian assistance for strife-torn Myanmar.

How Cambodia’s Human Rights Crackdown Undermines Regional Security

Cambodia’s recent increases in repression and human rights violations coincide with a strengthening of the country’s ties with China.

Cambodian opposition trial ends with lawyers’ arguments

Bible editor protests with scales of justice outside court as lawyers ask for all charges to be dropped.

Cambodia urges Myanmar to help ASEAN special envoy

Cambodian PM Hun Sen calls on junta chief to allow envoy to meet deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Cambodian PM Pushes Myanmar Junta to Grant Envoy Access to Aung San Suu Kyi

Special Envoy Prak Sokhonn could undertake his next mission to the crisis-hit country as early as late May.

Cambodia PM appeals to Myanmar junta for access to Aung San Suu Kyi

Cambodia's prime minister has urged Myanmar's top general to allow a special Southeast Asian envoy access to ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi, in his strongest call so far for the junta chief to demonstrate commitment to a regional peace process.

Cambodian dissident dresses up as ‘Lady Justice’ for trial

An outspoken critic of Cambodia’s government dressed up as “Lady Justice,” complete with scale and blindfold, to bring attention to her case while lawyers in her trial for treason presented their final arguments.

The Friday wives: how a quiet picket grew to push for change in Cambodia

After years facing arrest and violence as they fought for their loved ones, a group of women became a rare voice of defiance.

Cambodia on middle path between China and Vietnam

Cambodia’s trade is booming with both China and Vietnam as the rival powers compete for geo-economic influence.

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