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.



  • PM urges use of ‘Thank you peace’ slogan

    Publication date 02 January 2020 | 23:33 | ICT

    Prime Minister Hun Sen has urged all state institutions and schools to promote the “Thank you peace” slogan so that Cambodians will appreciate how precious peace is when it is attained.

  • Ex-CNRP form political party

    Publication date 02 January 2020 | 22:46 | ICT

    Former members of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) and other activists on Thursday announced the formation of a new political party called the Cambodian Nation Love Party (CNLP) to continue the CNRP’

  • Peace, EBA focal point of politicians’ NY messages

    Publication date 01 January 2020 | 23:26 | ICT

    The Kingdom’s top politicians sent out different messages for the New Year, with self-exiled opposition figure Sam Rainsy noticeably changing his tune regarding the EU’s preferential Everything But Arms (EBA) scheme.

  • Parties say aye to keeping the Consultative Council

    Publication date 31 December 2019 | 23:30 | ICT

    Members of the Supreme Consultation Council have urged the government to keep the body alive in the next mandate as it has been useful in solving people’s problems.

  • Win-Win Monument an ‘heirloom for generations’

    Publication date 31 December 2019 | 23:29 | ICT

    Minister of National Defence Tea Banh extolled the symbolism of the Win-Win Monument while speaking at a ceremony to commemorate 21 years since the signing of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s “Win-Win Policy”.

  • CPP: ‘Pay more attention to the needs of citizens’

    Publication date 24 December 2019 | 00:27 | ICT

    The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) has urged government officials and civil servants to be more attentive in providing better public services to citizens and heeding their requests as the party eyes a near-certain victory in

  • Political parties call for reforms in education

    Publication date 23 December 2019 | 23:24 | ICT

    Officials from 10 of 16 political parties which are members of the Supreme Council for Consultation and Recommendations met on Monday with Minister of Education, Youth and Sport Hang Chuon Naron at the capital’s Peace Palace to disc

  • Cambodia, VN boost military cooperation with new agreement

    Publication date 22 December 2019 | 23:50 | ICT

    Cambodian and Vietnamese ministers of National Defence signed a five-year bilateral cooperation agreement from 2020 to 2025 to strengthen diplomatic ties, solidarity and military assistance between the two countries.

  • Sar Kheng: ‘Dissent normal, opposing views not enemy’

    Publication date 22 December 2019 | 23:50 | ICT

    Minister of Interior Sar Kheng said dissenting voices are a normal part of politics, and that Cambodia could not stray from the path of multi-party liberal democracy as the power to lead the Kingdom was born from elections.

  • Funcinpec ordered to resolve internal issues, follow party’s charter

    Publication date 22 December 2019 | 23:47 | ICT

    Minister of Interior Sar Kheng has sent a letter to Funcinpec “president” Prince Norodom Ranariddh directing the party to resolve outstanding internal affairs and delay a congress with the Khmer National United Party (KNUP) to discu