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Cambodia marks 20 years since deadly grenade attack - ABC News


ABC News

Cambodia marks 20 years since deadly grenade attack
ABC News
Many people suspected the government of being behind the 1997 attack. Cambodia at that time was plagued by political violence, virtually all directed at Hun Sen's opponents. "On the day of the grenade attack, Prime Minister Hun Sen's personal bodyguard ...

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30 Mar 2017 | 2:03 am

UN Says Party Law Contravenes International Law, Calls for Overhaul - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

UN Says Party Law Contravenes International Law, Calls for Overhaul
The Cambodia Daily
Breaking its silence on the government's controversial amendments to Cambodia's Law on Political Parties, the U.N.'s human rights office this week said the changes breached several of the country's obligations under international law—maybe even its ...

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29 Mar 2017 | 6:39 pm

Senate agriculture chairman Pat Roberts not on board with Trump's ... - Bradenton Herald


Senate agriculture chairman Pat Roberts not on board with Trump's ...
Bradenton Herald
Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts, the chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, is not on board with deep cuts proposed by the Trump administration to the U.S. ...

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29 Mar 2017 | 4:16 pm

With Trump, Congress takes lead on Kingdom, National, Phnom ... - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

With Trump, Congress takes lead on Kingdom, National, Phnom ...
The Phnom Penh Post
US President Donald Trump's evident lack of interest in promoting human rights abroad will put Congress's own Southeast Asia policies to the test as Prime ...

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22 Mar 2017 | 9:10 pm

Sok An Cremated in Lavish Ceremony Modest in Turnout - The ... - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Sok An Cremated in Lavish Ceremony Modest in Turnout - The ...
The Cambodia Daily
The body of Deputy Prime Minister Sok An, one of Prime Minister Hun Sen's most trusted allies, was cremated in front of dignitaries, monks and hometown ...
Ceremony sees off Sok An , National, Phnom Penh PostThe Phnom Penh Post

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19 Mar 2017 | 6:32 pm

Tactics and the nature of Hun Sen, National, Phnom Penh Post - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Tactics and the nature of Hun Sen, National, Phnom Penh Post
The Phnom Penh Post
Appearing as the latest instalment in a long-running series of divide-and-conquer ploys, a 21-minute phone conversation, purportedly between Prime Minister ...
Tough Political Party Bill Signed Into Law in CambodiaRadio Free Asia

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9 Mar 2017 | 8:14 pm

King Away; Senate President to Sign Party Law - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

King Away; Senate President to Sign Party Law
The Cambodia Daily
With King Norodom Sihamoni out of the country, Senate President and CPP stalwart Say Chhum is set to sign off on controversial new changes to the Law on Political Parties, the last step in what some are calling the final, fatal blow to Cambodia's ...

5 Mar 2017 | 6:28 pm

Hun Sen's Family Caught Up In Hundreds of Leaked Texts - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Hun Sen's Family Caught Up In Hundreds of Leaked Texts
The Cambodia Daily
If a batch of alleged conversations involving Prime Minister Hun Sen's wife, children and top officials leaked to the media on Wednesday are true, privacy is becoming an increasingly rare commodity in Cambodia, even—or especially—for the rich ...
Opposition chooses its new leadersKhmer Times

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1 Mar 2017 | 5:31 pm

Senate feeling 'violated' by UN - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Senate feeling 'violated' by UN
The Phnom Penh Post
Cambodia's Senate yesterday swiftly rubber-stamped widely criticised amendments to the Law on Political Parties, but not without first promising to “take action” if the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights interfered in domestic affairs.

28 Feb 2017 | 6:26 pm

Cambodia Senate Approves Tough Political Party Law Amid Rising Threats to Opposition - Radio Free Asia


Cambodia Senate Approves Tough Political Party Law Amid Rising Threats to Opposition
Radio Free Asia
The law, which was approved by the National Assembly on Feb. 20, passed with 66 votes by the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP), while the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) boycotted the parliament in protest, Senate secretary Um ...

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28 Feb 2017 | 4:53 pm