Germany puts pressure on Cambodia, ending preferential visa treatment for Hun family and high-ranking officials
In a response to a parliamentary inquiry, the German government on Wednesday laid out a number of measures it has quietly taken over recent months to pressure the Cambodian government following its crackdown on media outlets, NGOs and the
Publication date 02 February 2018 | 08:36 | ICT
The National Election Committee (NEC) yesterday announced plans to distribute 25,950 ballots for the upcoming Senate election this month, more than double the amount of eligible voters.
Publication date 01 February 2018 | 06:22 | ICT
The head of a Khmer Krom advocacy association yesterday issued a statement urging his followers not to join ex-opposition leader Sam Rainsy’s newly minted Cambodia National Rescue Movement, claiming it will provoke violence.
Publication date 30 January 2018 | 07:22 | ICT
The ruling party continued to tout purported defections to its ranks over the weekend, months after the Cambodia National Rescue Party – the nation’s only viable opposition – was dissolved at the government’s behest.
Publication date 30 January 2018 | 07:11 | ICT
Former opposition leader Sam Rainsy officially launched his new “movement” yesterday, outlining the body’s agenda while conti
Publication date 30 January 2018 | 07:14 | ICT
The Human Rights Party closed yesterday of its own accord, officially removing itself from any conversation about potential challengers to the ruling party in the absence of the CNRP.
Publication date 30 January 2018 | 06:53 | ICT
The Council of Ministers is planning to meet later this week to discuss amendments to the Constitution, including changes to an article guaranteeing the right for citizens to form organisations and political parties.
Publication date 29 January 2018 | 08:27 | ICT
Prime Minister Hun Sen has asked the Indian government to send observers for the national elections in July, amid wide-spread international concern about the legitimacy of the ballot following the dissolution of the opposition CNRP.
Publication date 29 January 2018 | 08:38 | ICT
A Funcinpec member who created a petition to remove other high-ranking party officials has instead himself been fired by party President Prince Norodom Ranariddh.
CPP lawmaker accuses Sin Rozeth of supporting Rainsy’s movement, using restaurant as front for political activityPublication date 29 January 2018 | 08:37 | ICT
Ruling party lawmaker Chheang Vun has accused popular former opposition Commune Chief Sin Rozeth
Publication date 26 January 2018 | 10:37 | ICT
The Grassroots Democracy Party yesterday suggested taking a pin to Cambodia’s inflated bureaucracy, saying it would campaign on a proposal to reduce the number of ministries from 23 to just 15 in order to improve efficiency and cut