New envoy Murphy aims to bolster ties

Publication date 19 September 2019 | 23:04 | ICT

Patrick Murphy, the newly minted US Ambassador to Cambodia, arrived in Phnom Penh on Wednesday night intending to strengthen US-Cambodia relations.

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  • Rainsy charged with ‘insulting the King’

    Publication date 15 September 2019 | 23:23 | ICT

    Ministries and state institutions have condemned Sam Rainsy, the “acting president” of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), for allegedly insulting His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni.

  • CNRP activists arrested for ‘plotting insecurity’

    Publication date 15 September 2019 | 23:21 | ICT

    Three activists for the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) have been sent to Phnom Penh Municipal Court after they were arrested for their alleged involvement in an overseas-organised plot to mobilise demo

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  • PM: All 10 Asean countries to receive Rainsy arrest warrants

    Publication date 12 September 2019 | 23:47 | ICT

    Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Thursday that all 10 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) member states will receive warrants for the arrest of Sam Rainsy. The warrants have already been sent to Laos and Thailand.

  • Human rights report biased, says Cambodia

    Publication date 12 September 2019 | 23:44 | ICT

    Cambodia has accused the 42nd session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland on Wednesday of having “undermined the principle of objectivity”.

  • Annual report to UNHRC calls for ‘release of Sokha’

    Publication date 10 September 2019 | 23:54 | ICT

    Rhona Smith, the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia mentioned the release of Kem Sokha, the president of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) as the first of 22 recommenda

  • Statement demanding rights dismissed as ‘political ploy’

    Publication date 10 September 2019 | 23:46 | ICT

    Some 268 people from different strata of society issued a joint statement on Monday expressing concerns over human rights, democracy and justice and called on the government for solutions.

  • ‘US State Dep’t lacks respect for law’

    Publication date 10 September 2019 | 23:45 | ICT

    Government spokesperson Phay Siphan said on Tuesday the US State Department calling for Kem Sokha’s treason charge to be dropped showed a lack of respect for the law.

  • Rainsy calls on ‘people power’ to support return to Kingdom

    Publication date 08 September 2019 | 23:45 | ICT

    Sam Rainsy, the “acting president” of the Supreme Court-dissolved Camb-odia National Rescue Party (CNRP), on Saturday urged the public to use “people power” when he returns as announced on November 9.

  • Hun Sen invites Lao PM to the Kingdom

    Publication date 08 September 2019 | 23:37 | ICT

    At the invitation of Prime Minister Hun Sen, Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith will lead a delegation on an official visit to Cambodia on Thursday and Friday, to strengthen bilateral relations.

  • Gov’t defends Kingdom’s ‘homegrown’ democracy

    Publication date 06 September 2019 | 00:17 | ICT

    Senior government officials on Thursday defended the Kingdom’s “homegrown” democracy, and hit back at criticisms from foreign countries and former leaders of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) which cl