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18 Oct 2018 | 12:41 pm

EU warned against punishing Myanmar by axing trade preferences - Financial Times


Financial Times

EU warned against punishing Myanmar by axing trade preferences
Financial Times
In undertaking the review, Cecilia Malmstrom, the EU trade commissioner, pointed to “harassment and intimidation” during the recent election that saw Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen hold on to power after quashing the opposition. In remarks on October ...

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17 Oct 2018 | 10:01 pm

Limits of Hun Sen's post-election foreign policy rebalance - The Straits Times


Limits of Hun Sen's post-election foreign policy rebalance
The Straits Times
When Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen extolled Japan's democracy as a model for his country to emulate during a visit to Tokyo earlier this month, the remark provoked a deep sense of irony, given the democratic crackdown that he had embarked on so ...

17 Oct 2018 | 7:48 pm

Cambodia to let US military search for MIAs; move follows controversial trips by Washington state lawmakers - The Seattle Times


The Seattle Times

Cambodia to let US military search for MIAs; move follows controversial trips by Washington state lawmakers
The Seattle Times
Ericksen and Buys, whose journey raised questions about whether they were being used to legitimize the July 29 election, issued a news release Saturday hailing Hun Sen's decision on the MIA search program. In addition to visiting Cambodia with other ...
Cambodia offers to resume search for US Vietnam War missingRappler
Cambodia agrees to resumption of searches for US MIAsDaily Journal
Cambodia resumes search effort with US for Vietnam War remainsABC News

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13 Oct 2018 | 9:16 pm

Cambodia's Supreme Court Overturns Defamation Conviction of Election Official, Citing Lack of Evidence - Radio Free Asia


Cambodia's Supreme Court Overturns Defamation Conviction of Election Official, Citing Lack of Evidence
Radio Free Asia
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court convicted Ny Chakrya on charges of “defamation, malicious denunciation, and for comments intended to unlawfully coerce judicial authorities” under Articles 305, 311, and 522 of Cambodia's Criminal Code in a Sept.

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1 Oct 2018 | 3:34 pm

Cambodia PM warns at UN against questioning of one-party election - Eyewitness News


Eyewitness News

Cambodia PM warns at UN against questioning of one-party election
Eyewitness News
Hun Sen, who has been in power for more than 33 years, saw his Cambodian People's Party win all 125 seats in July's parliamentary elections after a shuttering ...
Cambodia PM warns at UN against questioning of one-party electionFRANCE 24

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28 Sep 2018 | 10:52 pm

Cambodian Court Sentences Rights Activists, Election Official to Suspended Five-Year Jail Terms - Radio Free Asia


Cambodian Court Sentences Rights Activists, Election Official to Suspended Five-Year Jail Terms
Radio Free Asia
A court in Cambodia on Wednesday delivered suspended five-year sentences to four human rights activists and an official with the country's National Election Committee (NEC) after convicting them of paying to silence a woman who allegedly had an affair ...

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26 Sep 2018 | 4:48 pm

State Sen. Doug Ericksen out of order to approve of a sham foreign election - The Seattle Times


The Seattle Times

State Sen. Doug Ericksen out of order to approve of a sham foreign election
The Seattle Times
Washington state lawmakers should not be lending a false veneer of respectability to Cambodia's recent national election, which most outside observers have decried as a sham. Yet state Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, doesn't see things that way. In an ...

24 Sep 2018 | 7:03 pm

After CPP Election Win, Promises to Solve Cambodia's Land Grabs Fade Again - VOA Khmer


VOA Khmer

After CPP Election Win, Promises to Solve Cambodia's Land Grabs Fade Again
VOA Khmer
In the run-up to the recent national elections, the villagers briefly gained hope when local officials of the long-ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) promised to resolve the dispute if they supported the party at the polls. Election promises. “They ...

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20 Sep 2018 | 3:23 pm

Cambodia is primed and open for business - The Business Times


The Business Times

Cambodia is primed and open for business
The Business Times
ON July 29, the Cambodian People's Party (CPP) declared victory in the country's general election. With the elections out of the way, Phnom Penh, once known as the "Pearl of Asia", can again be viewed as a hub of opportunity, especially given Cambodia ...

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18 Sep 2018 | 4:50 pm