Sokha defence denies Tech’s claims

Publication date 16 January 2020 | 23:16 | ICT

ON DAY two of Kem Sokha’s treason trial, lawyers for the government said the defence had raised questions in an attempt to allow their client to make a public statement and a conclusion to the case, something his legal team denied.



  • Sokha’s treason trial begins

    Publication date 15 January 2020 | 23:04 | ICT

    The treason trial of Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) president Kem Sokha began at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Wednesday with the presentation of a two-minute video clip.

  • Former CNRP activist requests Appeal Court for sentence reduction

    Publication date 13 January 2020 | 22:53 | ICT

    A former activist of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) on Monday asked the Appeal Court to reduce his 18-month prison sentence imposed by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court.

  • Authorities meet ahead of Sokha trial to ensure order

    Publication date 13 January 2020 | 22:27 | ICT

    With Kem Sokha’s treason trial to take place over two consecutive days this week, the Phnom Penh administration on Monday met with municipal and military police, while similar meetings took place across the country to ensure public

  • Security beefed up before Sokha trial

    Publication date 12 January 2020 | 22:17 | ICT

    Security will be heightened across the Kingdom on Wednesday, especially in the capital and around the Phnom Penh Municipal Court, in preparation for Kem Sokha’s treason trial.

  • US Ambassador marks 70 years of diplomatic relations with Kingdom

    Publication date 09 January 2020 | 23:20 | ICT

    US Ambassador to Cambodia Patrick Murphy on Wednesday praised Cambodia for its growth and said relations between the countries were based on a solid foundation of cooperation that would ensure the continued strengthening of ties.

  • Samrin aims to bolster diplomatic ties at APPF

    Publication date 09 January 2020 | 23:05 | ICT

    National Assembly president Heng Samrin will on Saturday lead a senior delegation to the 28th annual meeting of the Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) in Canberra, Australia, said the assembly’s secretary-general Leng Peng Long

  • US begins 2020 as celebration of diplomatic ties

    Publication date 08 January 2020 | 22:05 | ICT

    The US embassy on Wednesday kicked off a year-long celebration of the 70th anniversary of US-Cambodia diplomatic relations at the capital’s Futures Factory in Daun Penh district.

  • ‘Victory Day a foundation for today’s prosperity’

    Publication date 07 January 2020 | 23:00 | ICT

    Prime Minister Hun Sen heralded Cambodia’s transformation from a divided nation gripped by the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime to a Kingdom that enjoys peace, stability, democracy, development, and the rule of law.

  • Ministry agrees to creation of CNLP

    Publication date 07 January 2020 | 22:49 | ICT

    The Ministry of Interior has agreed in principle to allow former Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) officials and activists to create a party after they received political rehabilitation.

  • Manet: Wise leader the driving force behind peace, development

    Publication date 07 January 2020 | 22:32 | ICT

    Lieutenant General Hun Manet, the Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces and the commander of the army’s infantry, said only a wise and assertive leader could bring peace and stability to a post-war country.