What to expect from Cambodia’s new ‘dynastic’ prime minister

After almost 40 years, Cambodia is about to get a new prime minister — the outgoing prime minister's son. But Hun Sen is expected to maintain some control even after leaving office.

Power is changing hands in Cambodia for the first time in almost four decades on Tuesday, but it is questionable how much of a change this will be.

Hun Manet, the 45-year-old son of outgoing Prime Minister Hun Sen is taking over from his father.

Hun Sen has led Cambodia for nearly forty years and was one of the longest serving leaders in the world. He won another five-year term as the country’s leader in July’s elections, with the ruling Cambodia People’s Party (CPP) running virtually unopposed and winning the vast majority of seats.

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