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Cambodia's Democracy and EU Trade Privileges: Taking a Long-Term View - The Diplomat

Cambodia's Democracy and EU Trade Privileges: Taking a Long-Term View  The Diplomat

Withdrawing Cambodia's EBA privileges might not do more harm than good.

21 Feb 2019 | 10:35 am

EBA Suspension, A 'Disastrous Wake-Up Call' For Cambodia - The Organization for World Peace

EBA Suspension, A 'Disastrous Wake-Up Call' For Cambodia  The Organization for World Peace

The government of Cambodia and the international community have reacted strongly towards the European Union's warning on Monday that they are now ...

20 Feb 2019 | 12:21 pm

Gareth Evans, a Pillar of the Paris Peace Accords, on “Seeking Justice in Cambodia” - VOA Khmer

Gareth Evans, a Pillar of the Paris Peace Accords, on “Seeking Justice in Cambodia”  VOA Khmer

Editor's Note: Former diplomats, researchers, and human rights activists gathered recently at the University of Melbourne, Australia, for the book launch of ...

20 Feb 2019 | 11:24 am

US, Cambodia in War of Words Over Detained Opposition Leader - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

US, Cambodia in War of Words Over Detained Opposition Leader  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

In a Facebook posting, the US embassy in Phnom Penh calls CNRP leader Kem Sokha an innocent man held on unjust charges.

19 Feb 2019 | 4:18 pm

Reversing Cambodia's democratic drift - East Asia Forum

Reversing Cambodia's democratic drift  East Asia Forum

Authors: Kimkong Heng, University of Queensland and Veasna Var, UNSW Canberra. Cambodia is drifting towards autocracy with a clear trend.

14 Feb 2019 | 5:00 am

False flag on Rainsy's FB page - Khmer Times

False flag on Rainsy's FB page  Khmer Times

The Cambodian People's Party has officially declared the statement, dated Feb. 7 and brandishing the CPP logo that was posted on Sam Rainsy's Facebook ...

8 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s Government Denies Reports it Will Amend Constitution to Allow Chinese Naval Base - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia’s Government Denies Reports it Will Amend Constitution to Allow Chinese Naval Base  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia's government on Friday denied reports that the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) plans to amend the constitution to allow China to build a ...

1 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Beware Cambodia's Europe Sanctions Hype - The Diplomat

Beware Cambodia's Europe Sanctions Hype  The Diplomat

Claims of threats to the country's sovereignty are vastly exaggerated and miss the broader point about how foreign economic relations work.

30 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia-EU Threat War Erupts Amid Trade Sanctions - The Diplomat

Cambodia-EU Threat War Erupts Amid Trade Sanctions  The Diplomat

Over the past few weeks, Cambodia has been confronting the threat of further trade sanctions from the European Union (EU) amid continued democracy and ...

26 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

January 7 in Cambodia: One Date, Two Narratives - The Diplomat

January 7 in Cambodia: One Date, Two Narratives  The Diplomat

On January 7, 2019, Cambodia celebrated the 40th anniversary of its “Victory Day” over the Khmer Rouge regime, which was overthrown in 1979 by the ...

16 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

The rude health of Cambodia's Hun Sen - The Interpreter

The rude health of Cambodia's Hun Sen  The Interpreter

Cambodia's Hun Sen at a 7 January ceremony to mark the 40th anniversary of the fall of the Khmer Rouge regime (Photo: Tang Chhin Sothy via Getty) ...

8 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

'Door – and prison gates – open for Rainsy's return' - The Phnom Penh Post

'Door – and prison gates – open for Rainsy's return'  The Phnom Penh Post

A Cambodian People's Party (CPP) spokesperson mockingly told exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy on Wednesday that “the door is open” for his return, ...

4 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s One-Party Parliament Approves Expansion of Councilor Positions With Eye on Opposition - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia’s One-Party Parliament Approves Expansion of Councilor Positions With Eye on Opposition  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia's rubber stamp parliament on Thursday approved draft laws to increase the number of local level government positions, after Prime Minister Hun Sen ...

3 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

CPP hit back at Rainsy's 'rift' and 'fear' claims against party - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP hit back at Rainsy's 'rift' and 'fear' claims against party  The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodian People's Party (CPP) spokesman Sok Eysan on Monday hit back at claims from former opposition leader Sam Rainsy, who accused Prime Minister ...

1 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

The year in review - Khmer Times

The year in review  Khmer Times

The year saw many intriguing developments, along with several tragedies that included a spate of deadly wine poisonings in Kratie province and the cover up of ...

31 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP: 'No package deal for Rainsy, CNRP - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP: 'No package deal for Rainsy, CNRP  The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodian People's Party (CPP) spokesman Sok Eysan on Thursday reiterated the prime minister's statement that a “package deal” for banned opposition ...

28 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen 'win-win' legacy debated on Khmer Rouge fall anniversary - Aljazeera.com

Hun Sen 'win-win' legacy debated on Khmer Rouge fall anniversary  Aljazeera.com

Twenty years since collapse of ultra-communist movement, policy hailed by Cambodia PM for ending war back in spotlight.

27 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

The CPP Central Committee Welcomes New Blood – but from Within - The Cambodia Daily

The CPP Central Committee Welcomes New Blood – but from Within  The Cambodia Daily

The 41st Central Committee meeting of Cambodia's ruling party ended on Thursday with Prime Minister Hun Sen's eldest son, Hun Manet, joining the powerful ...

22 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP votes new members to top committee - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP votes new members to top committee  The Phnom Penh Post

The ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) on Thursday revamped its organisational structure and elected a further seven people to the Permanent Committee ...

21 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Can Hun Sen Pass Power to His Children? - Council on Foreign Relations

Can Hun Sen Pass Power to His Children?  Council on Foreign Relations

Charles Dunst is a journalist based in Phnom Penh. He was written for the New York Times, the Atlantic, the Washington Post, the South China Morning …

20 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's ruling party adds new members to permanent committee - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodia's ruling party adds new members to permanent committee - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

PHNOM PENH, Dec. 20 (Xinhua) -- The ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) on Thursday added seven new members, including Hun Manet, the eldest son ...

20 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP Congress sets key policies - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP Congress sets key policies  The Phnom Penh Post

The 41st Congress of the Central Committee of the Cambodian People's Party (CPP), headed by its president and Prime Minister Hun Sen has laid out key ...

20 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Sok Eysan: 'Convict' sent 'secret' message to PM - The Phnom Penh Post

Sok Eysan: 'Convict' sent 'secret' message to PM  The Phnom Penh Post

Senior Cambodian People's Party (CPP) officials claimed on Wednesday that former opposition leader Sam Rainsy recently sent a “secret” message to Prime ...

20 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia-CPP-Annual Congress - The Cambodia Daily

Cambodia-CPP-Annual Congress  The Cambodia Daily

Members of the Cambodian People's Party (CPP) attend the CPP's congress in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Dec. 18, 2018. The ruling CPP held its annual ...

19 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Ruling CPP to hold congress today - Khmer Times

Ruling CPP to hold congress today  Khmer Times

The ruling Cambodian People's Party is set to hold a three-day congress today aimed at discussing the country's further development and the government's ...

18 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's ruling party holds annual congress to set goals for 2019 - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodia's ruling party holds annual congress to set goals for 2019 - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

PHNOM PENH, Dec. 18 (Xinhua) -- The ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) held its annual congress on Tuesday to review achievements in 2018 and to set ...

18 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

PM: CPP is capable of ensuring peace until opposition destroyed - The Phnom Penh Post

PM: CPP is capable of ensuring peace until opposition destroyed  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday that only his ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) “is capable of ensuring peace” and that he intended to serve in ...

18 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen rejects 'rift' rumours spread by 'stupid gangsters' - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen rejects 'rift' rumours spread by 'stupid gangsters'  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday denied a “rift” among top leaders of the Cambodian People's Party (CPP), and rejected claims that Senate president Say ...

13 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP slams 'double standards' - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP slams 'double standards'  The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodian People's Party (CPP) spokesman Sok Eysan accused human rights groups on Sunday of practising “double standards” for failing to criticise the ...

10 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

There is still hope for Cambodia's democracy - Al Jazeera English

There is still hope for Cambodia's democracy  Al Jazeera English

The international community has to pressure Cambodia to hold free and fair elections.

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Concerns over one-party budget approval, National, Post In-depth - The Phnom Penh Post

Concerns over one-party budget approval, National, Post In-depth  The Phnom Penh Post

The Cambodian People's Party (CPP)-controlled National Assembly approved the $6.7 billion national budget for next year on Thursday, but a former opposition ...

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

In Whispers, Rural Cambodians Anxiously Contemplate Life in a One-Party State - VOA Khmer

In Whispers, Rural Cambodians Anxiously Contemplate Life in a One-Party State  VOA Khmer

The CPP won around 3000 of 3500 valid votes in Champey, according to results from the CPP-dominated National Election Committee.

5 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

The King is not a mediator: CPP - Khmer Times

The King is not a mediator: CPP  Khmer Times

A ruling CPP spokesman has slammed a political analyst for calling on the King to mediate discussions between Prime Minister Hun Sen and former opposition ...

31 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian regime figures splash millions on Melbourne properties as death threats escalate - ABC News

Cambodian regime figures splash millions on Melbourne properties as death threats escalate  ABC News

Senior members of the Cambodian regime amass multi-million-dollar properties and business portfolios in Melbourne, raising questions about the clout of the ...

24 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

'Rebel' Sochua 'chased out of the European Parliament' - The Phnom Penh Post

'Rebel' Sochua 'chased out of the European Parliament'  The Phnom Penh Post

Former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) lawmaker Mu Sochua said on Thursday that she was “chased” out of the European Parliament in Brussels last ...

5 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

'Cambodia's people the losers of UN division' - The Phnom Penh Post

'Cambodia's people the losers of UN division'  The Phnom Penh Post

A former Cambodia National Rescue Party lawmaker hit back at government claims on Tuesday that opposition rallies to protest Hun Sen's appearance as prime ...

3 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Support, protest for Hun Sen as groups attack each other - The Phnom Penh Post

Support, protest for Hun Sen as groups attack each other  The Phnom Penh Post

During Prime Minister Hun Sen's official visit to the UN, rallies in support and against him took place over the weekend as planned, with supporters of the ...

1 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen, Rainsy set to attract 'thousands' for New York visit - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen, Rainsy set to attract 'thousands' for New York visit  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday announced plans to meet “thousands” of supporters in the US for the first time after his landslide victory in July's national ...

26 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

After CPP Election Win, Promises to Solve Cambodia’s Land Grabs Fade Again - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

After CPP Election Win, Promises to Solve Cambodia’s Land Grabs Fade Again  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Ahead of the polls, many rural communities that lost land were promised solutions if they voted CPP, but farmers fear they will now get little help.

21 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP: 'Behave or Sokha suffers' - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP: 'Behave or Sokha suffers'  The Phnom Penh Post

The ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) spokesman warned Kem Monovithya on Thursday that her attempt to damage “national reputation and prestige” ...

21 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia is primed and open for business - The Business Times

Cambodia is primed and open for business  The Business Times

THE BUSINESS TIMES Opinion - ON July 29, the Cambodian People's Party (CPP) declared victory in the country's general election. With the elections out of ...

19 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Foreign Influence: How Cambodia's government is recruiting students in Australia - ABC News

Foreign Influence: How Cambodia's government is recruiting students in Australia  ABC News

Hun Sen's Cambodian People's Party (CPP) is extending its influence into Australia by recruiting students who come here to study, often on scholarships ...

14 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: Free All Political Prisoners - Human Rights Watch

Cambodia: Free All Political Prisoners  Human Rights Watch

The Cambodian government should immediately and unconditionally release all those detained for peacefully exercising their fundamental rights.

12 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Politics Enters Its Post-Election Phase - Council on Foreign Relations

Cambodian Politics Enters Its Post-Election Phase  Council on Foreign Relations

Following July's massive victory in unfree and unfair elections, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, whose ruling party took every seat in the lower ho…

10 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian scholarship students recruited in Australia by CPP - ABC News

Cambodian scholarship students recruited in Australia by CPP  ABC News

A PM investigation has revealed Cambodia's ruling party is extending its influence into Australia by recruiting students who travel here to study.

10 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's ruling party's honorary president re-elected as parliament president - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodia's ruling party's honorary president re-elected as parliament president - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

PHNOM PENH, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian People's Party (CPP) Honorary President Samdech Heng Samrin was re-elected as the president of the National ...

6 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

The Kingdom's political outlook - Khmer Times

The Kingdom's political outlook  Khmer Times

Suos Yara, a National Assembly lawmaker and spokesman for the ruling CPP, speaks to Khmer Times about the outlook of politics in the country.

22 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP will not share seats with other parties - Khmer Times

CPP will not share seats with other parties  Khmer Times

The ruling CPP yesterday said it will not relinquish a single parliamentary seat to other parties that contested the national election after sweeping all 125.

17 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP hails parliament sweep - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP hails parliament sweep  The Phnom Penh Post

After winning all 125 seats in the National Assembly, senior officers of the Cambodian People's Party on Thursday defended their victory by taking to ...

17 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

The U.S. Is Expanding Cambodia Visa Bans Over Last Month's 'Flawed' Election - TIME

The U.S. Is Expanding Cambodia Visa Bans Over Last Month's 'Flawed' Election  TIME

The U.S. announced new visa restrictions against Cambodian officials responsible for “anti-democratic” actions taken in the run-up to the country's election last ...

16 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen's CPP wins all parliamentary seats in Cambodia election - Al Jazeera English

Hun Sen's CPP wins all parliamentary seats in Cambodia election  Al Jazeera English

Ruling party sweeps up all seats in parliament in last month's poll overshadowed by forced absence of viable opposition.

15 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Elections Highlight Growing Marginalization - The Diplomat

Cambodia's Elections Highlight Growing Marginalization  The Diplomat

Neopatrimonialism remains the predominant influence on Cambodia's political trajectory.

9 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

A hereditary dictatorship looms on Cambodia’s horizon - Quartz

A hereditary dictatorship looms on Cambodia’s horizon  Quartz

Cambodia held elections last month, but the outcome was never in doubt. Prime minister Hun Sen and his Cambodian People's Party (CPP) won with ease, ...

6 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Election: Mind the Numbers - The Diplomat

Cambodia's Election: Mind the Numbers  The Diplomat

A closer look at some of the early figures coming out of the poll results and their significance.

5 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Garment workers help CPP overtake CNRP strongholds - Khmer Times

Garment workers help CPP overtake CNRP strongholds  Khmer Times

The ruling Cambodian People's Party secured about one million more votes in Sunday's poll than it did in the 2013 national election, allowing it to overtake ...

2 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen thanks voters amid CPP claim of Assembly sweep - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen thanks voters amid CPP claim of Assembly sweep  The Phnom Penh Post

Caretaker Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday thanked voters for his party's landslide election victory and claimed the turnout of over 80 per cent showed the ...

1 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Deployment MPs patrol after CPP wins at polls - The Phnom Penh Post

Deployment MPs patrol after CPP wins at polls  The Phnom Penh Post

A day after the Cambodian People's Party (CPP) won a landslide victory in the national elections, the capital's public thoroughfares saw a large deployment of ...

31 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's CPP claims election victory in largely unopposed poll - Al Jazeera English

Cambodia's CPP claims election victory in largely unopposed poll  Al Jazeera English

Cambodia's long-time Prime Minister Hun Sen has claimed victory in a controversial election that was overshadowed by the forced absence of a viable ...

29 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

NEC, CPP hit back at HRW over poll report - The Phnom Penh Post

NEC, CPP hit back at HRW over poll report  The Phnom Penh Post

The National Election Committee (NEC) and the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) reacted strongly on Thursday to a statement from Human Rights Watch ...

27 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP files complaint against boycott lawyer - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP files complaint against boycott lawyer  The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodian People's Party (CPP) lawyers have filed a complaint with the National Election Committee (NEC) against a lawyer who posted a video on Facebook ...

26 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Tycoon Rejects Global Witness Campaign Highlighting Elite Interests Set to Benefit from CPP Election Win - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Tycoon Rejects Global Witness Campaign Highlighting Elite Interests Set to Benefit from CPP Election Win  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The four tycoons identified by Global Witness are Mong Reththy, Ly Yong Phat, Try Pheap and Lao Meng Khin.

24 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Five things to know about the Cambodian national election - Nikkei Asian Review

Five things to know about the Cambodian national election  Nikkei Asian Review

BANGKOK -- On July 29, Cambodians will be casting their ballots for what is expected to be the most controversial national election since the country'

23 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP 'does not see landslide victory' - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP 'does not see landslide victory'  The Phnom Penh Post

As the Kingdom enters the final week before the national election on July 29, party leaders are already putting down predictions about the numbers they will post ...

23 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

What lies ahead for Cambodia after its next election? - East Asia Forum

What lies ahead for Cambodia after its next election?  East Asia Forum

Author: Vannarith Chheang, ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute Cambodia's upcoming general election on 29 July looks set to be its most controversial since its first.

20 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

What has gone wrong in Cambodia? | The Interpreter - The Interpreter

What has gone wrong in Cambodia? | The Interpreter  The Interpreter

In 1993 the international community allowed Hun Sen to remain the dominant political force, as he still is today.

19 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Authorities Threaten to Withhold Public Services if Villagers Don’t Vote For Cambodia’s Ruling Party - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Authorities Threaten to Withhold Public Services if Villagers Don’t Vote For Cambodia’s Ruling Party  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Agents working for Cambodia's ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) are threatening to end public services for indigenous residents of Mondulkiri province ...

17 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

PM Hun Sen says dangers averted - The Phnom Penh Post

PM Hun Sen says dangers averted  The Phnom Penh Post

Delivering a campaign speech from his home via Facebook Live on Thursday, caretaker Prime Minister Hun Sen said his Cambodian People's Party (CPP) had ...

13 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen lays out party's platform - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen lays out party's platform  The Phnom Penh Post

Caretaker Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday credited liberating Cambodia from the Khmer Rouge as among the reasons why people will vote for his ruling ...

12 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: dispelling the Malaysia illusion | The Interpreter - The Interpreter

Cambodia: dispelling the Malaysia illusion | The Interpreter  The Interpreter

Cambodia is headed for national elections on 29 July in which, although there are 20 parties contending, there is only one possible victor: the ruling Cambodian ...

11 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Parties Begin Election Campaigning Without Main Opposition - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Parties Begin Election Campaigning Without Main Opposition  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The CNRP was banned by the Supreme Court late last year and will not be able to field any candidates to contest seats in the July 29 election.

9 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Parties officially kick off election season with rallies across country - The Phnom Penh Post

Parties officially kick off election season with rallies across country  The Phnom Penh Post

The first day of campaigning for the national elections set for July 29 kicked off on Saturday with 11 political parties holding rallies across the Kingdom.

9 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian political parties begin campaigns for general election - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodian political parties begin campaigns for general election - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

PHNOM PENH, July 7 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian political parties launched a three-week campaign on Saturday for the July 29 general election. Twenty political ...

7 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

PM Reportedly Gifted $3.5m to 700,000 Working Class Voters at Unofficial Campaign Events - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

PM Reportedly Gifted $3.5m to 700,000 Working Class Voters at Unofficial Campaign Events  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

At each event, the premier's team handed out about $5 to each attendee, making the total sum in the region of $3.5 million, according to the government's ...

6 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP approved as VP of IDC-CDI - Khmer Times

CPP approved as VP of IDC-CDI  Khmer Times

The ruling CPP was unanimously approved at the Centrist Democrat International (IDC-CDI) executive committee meeting in Brussels on June 29 as a ...

6 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Parties' campaign plans , National - The Phnom Penh Post

Parties' campaign plans , National  The Phnom Penh Post

In addition to the Cambodian People's Party (CPP) rally on Saturday, which its spokesman says would see some 100000 supporters attending, two other parties ...

4 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's 'one party state' prepares for polls - New Internationalist

Cambodia's 'one party state' prepares for polls  New Internationalist

The July election will be farce at best after premier Hun Sen dissolved the opposition party and closed independent media. Becky and Simon Kenton-Lake ...

3 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

China in Vogue, But Vietnam Still Hun Sen's Lifeline - The Diplomat

China in Vogue, But Vietnam Still Hun Sen's Lifeline  The Diplomat

Has Hun Sen's embrace of Beijing loosened the CPP's relationship with Vietnam?

26 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP to mark anniversary with event - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP to mark anniversary with event  The Phnom Penh Post

The Cambodian People's Party (CPP) announced on Sunday it would mark its 67th anniversary and the kickoff to its election campaign in a widely broadcasted ...

26 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Adrift | “The CPP Will Lead the Country Forever” - Voice of America

Cambodia Adrift | “The CPP Will Lead the Country Forever”  Voice of America

Phnom Penh, Cambodia The course of Sok Eysan's life was set one day in 1979 as he wandered the streets of the Cambodian capital, desperate and alone.

25 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Views differ over election atmosphere - The Phnom Penh Post

Views differ over election atmosphere  The Phnom Penh Post

As the campaign period for the July 29 elections approaches, the Cambodian People's Party (CPP) is expected to win due to the alleged absence of a viable ...

22 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP sees voter turnout higher than 80 percent - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP sees voter turnout higher than 80 percent  The Phnom Penh Post

A Cambodian People's Party (CPP) official said the process for the upcoming elections is going “smoothly” and predicted that those who had registered to cast ...

20 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP says drawing CNRP members - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP says drawing CNRP members  The Phnom Penh Post

With the national elections approaching, a Cambodian People's Party (CPP) spokesman said “many thousands” of former members of the now-dissolved ...

14 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Crackdown and cash: Hun Sen's recipe for victory in Cambodian poll - Reuters

Crackdown and cash: Hun Sen's recipe for victory in Cambodian poll  Reuters

Drenched in sweat and more than an hour into a speech urging 16000 garment factory workers to vote for the ruling party, Prime Minister Hun Sen of Cambodia ...

14 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Former opposition leader tells soldiers, Cambodians to unite to fight CPP - The Phnom Penh Post

Former opposition leader tells soldiers, Cambodians to unite to fight CPP  The Phnom Penh Post

Former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) President Sam Rainsy has called for a popular uprising after the July 29 national elections to force a change ...

12 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Could Cambodia's Minor Parties Play a Major Role in its 2018 Election? - The Diplomat

Could Cambodia's Minor Parties Play a Major Role in its 2018 Election?  The Diplomat

The potential importance of smaller parties in upcoming polls should not be overlooked.

8 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP determined to maintain Kingdom's peace and development - Khmer Times

CPP determined to maintain Kingdom's peace and development  Khmer Times

Suos Yara, a lawmaker with the ruling CPP for Preah Vihear province, is also a spokesman for the party and sat down with Khmer Times' reporter Ven ...

5 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP gets last spot in the ballot - Khmer Times

CPP gets last spot in the ballot  Khmer Times

The ruling Cambodian People's Party received the last spot in the draw among 20 political parties to contest the July's poll.

29 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: to vote or not to vote? - The Interpreter

Cambodia: to vote or not to vote?  The Interpreter

The Cambodian people are being asked to boycott the election. To do so would be a mistake.

28 May 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP members will not boycott poll: Hun Sen - Khmer Times

CPP members will not boycott poll: Hun Sen  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday that CPP members made up the majority of voters registered for the upcoming national poll, meaning any calls for a ...

24 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Ruling CPP fields candidates from armed forces, police for elections - The Phnom Penh Post

Ruling CPP fields candidates from armed forces, police for elections  The Phnom Penh Post

The Prime Minister Hun Sen-led Cambodian People's Party (CPP), which many consider as having already won July's national elections with no major rival in ...

22 May 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP to lead international party meetings - Khmer Times

CPP to lead international party meetings  Khmer Times

The ruling CPP is to take part in meetings of the standing committee of the International Conference of Asian Political Parties and the Asia Europe Political ...

17 May 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP takes all Senate committee chairs - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP takes all Senate committee chairs  The Phnom Penh Post

Following its formal opening last week, the Senate on Monday picked chairpersons for its internal committees, with all of these positions going to Cambodian ...

1 May 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP spokesman tells 'critics' to form party - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP spokesman tells 'critics' to form party  The Phnom Penh Post

Ruling party spokesman Sok Eysan urged government “critics” attending a conference in Australia this week to form their own political party and compete in the ...

3 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Senior CPP members urging citizens to vote in coming elections - The Phnom Penh Post

Senior CPP members urging citizens to vote in coming elections  The Phnom Penh Post

Four months out from the July elections, senior Cambodian People's Party officials at home and abroad have called on people to exercise their vote in July ...

20 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s Ruling Party Just Held Senate Elections. It Won Every Seat - TIME

Cambodia’s Ruling Party Just Held Senate Elections. It Won Every Seat  TIME

Hun Sen's ruling Cambodian People's Party swept Senate elections, winning every seat in the latest signal of Cambodia's faltering democracy.

26 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP claims all 58 seats up for grabs in Senate - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP claims all 58 seats up for grabs in Senate  The Phnom Penh Post

Absent any legitimate competition, the ruling Cambodian People's Party swept all 58 elected seats in Sunday's Senate elections, giving it near-absolute control ...

26 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP issues local-level diktats - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP issues local-level diktats  The Phnom Penh Post

Ruling Cambodian People's Party working groups are being handed a list of 10 diktats from Prime Minister Hun Sen, bringing the party's recent vows to increase ...

19 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP to pull out all the stops for contentious January 7 holiday - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP to pull out all the stops for contentious January 7 holiday  The Phnom Penh Post

The Cambodian People's Party yesterday announced its plans for “Victory over Genocide Day” on January 7, promising a massive celebration and prime-time ...

3 Jan 2018 | 2:00 am

The State and the CPP: Cambodia's Social Contract - The Diplomat

The State and the CPP: Cambodia's Social Contract  The Diplomat

Half way through writing this piece, the perfect encapsulation of the points I was intending to make was provided when Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen ...

19 Aug 2016 | 2:00 am