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Philippines takes ASEAN helm at summit - Anadolu Agency


Anadolu Agency

Philippines takes ASEAN helm at summit
Anadolu Agency
The opening ceremony in the southern Mindanao region in the city of Davao – Duterte's hometown – was attended by representatives, diplomats, and business leaders from Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, ... United ...
The ASEAN Way in this year of PH chairmanshipManila Bulletin

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15 Jan 2017 | 8:22 am

HRW: Trump-style populism threatens democracy - Dhaka Tribune


Dhaka Tribune

HRW: Trump-style populism threatens democracy
Dhaka Tribune
HRW executive director Kenneth Roth, in presenting the report, said Trump's rise had emboldened leaders like Hun Sen in Cambodia who see Trump's election “as a greenlight to continue his repression,” while one Hungarian politician justified a crackdown ...

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13 Jan 2017 | 9:49 am

Secretary of state nominee Tillerson talks tough on China - Stars and Stripes


Stars and Stripes

Secretary of state nominee Tillerson talks tough on China
Stars and Stripes
China should not be allowed access to artificial islands it has built atop disputed reefs in the South China Sea, Rex Tillerson, Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state, said Wednesday. Tillerson's remarks during a confirmation hearing by the Senate ...
Is Tillerson's bluster just a bluff for Senate?Global Times

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12 Jan 2017 | 2:42 am

Senate Confirmation Bias - The Weekly Standard (blog)


The Weekly Standard (blog)

Senate Confirmation Bias
The Weekly Standard (blog)
Indeed, during the uproar over the invasion of Cambodia in May 1970, Hickel wrote a letter to Nixon pleading for understanding of the student-protesters in Washington, and complaining that the administration failed to show "appropriate concern for the ...

11 Jan 2017 | 4:00 am

PM threatens end to 'dialogue' - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

PM threatens end to 'dialogue'
Khmer Times
... in exile in France, continued his tradition of slamming Mr. Hun Sen and the ruling party for their celebrations on January 7. He wrote on his Facebook page that the entire civil war waged in the country was a “set-up” Vietnam could take land from ...

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8 Jan 2017 | 11:10 am

Push to end Obamacare - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Push to end Obamacare
Khmer Times
In a series of tweets, Mr. Trump, who takes office later this month, blasted Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer and his fellow Democrats, who have vowed to preserve President Barack Obama's legacy-defining healthcare law even as Republicans ...

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5 Jan 2017 | 10:35 am

Taking care of their own - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Taking care of their own
The Phnom Penh Post
“On behalf of Hun Sen, the prime minister of Cambodia, I would like to divide the list of names of the leaders of the ministries and institutions to help be responsible for the commune chiefs whose names do not win in the 2017 mandate,” the directive says.

2 Jan 2017 | 7:00 pm

Consolidating cooperation between Russia and Cambodia - The Phnom Penh Post


Consolidating cooperation between Russia and Cambodia
The Phnom Penh Post
Friendship groups were established by Russia's Council of Federation in February and by Cambodia's Senate in July. The interparty dimension of our cooperation helps considerably to the development of the bilateral dialogue. The Agreement on Interaction ...

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28 Dec 2016 | 7:00 pm

Privy Councilor Passes Away - Khmer Times


Privy Councilor Passes Away
Khmer Times
Prince Sisowath Chivan Monirak, the former deputy president of the Senate and current privy councilor to King Norodom Sihamoni, passed away yesterday at the age of 80, a senior official at the Royal Palace said. The king's cabinet chief, Oum Daravuth, ...

28 Dec 2016 | 10:39 am

2017 Cambodia Commune Elections Receives Chinese Boost - AEC News Today


AEC News Today

2017 Cambodia Commune Elections Receives Chinese Boost
AEC News Today
During the 11th Asia-Europe Meeting in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, in July, Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang announced $600 million in aid to Cambodia, with Prime Minister Hun Sen writing on his Facebook page: “The Chinese prime minister announced that ...

26 Dec 2016 | 9:52 am