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26 Apr 2018 | 1:39 pm

Rights Groups Call on ASEAN Members to Halt Cambodia's Backslide on Democracy - Radio Free Asia


Rights Groups Call on ASEAN Members to Halt Cambodia's Backslide on Democracy
Radio Free Asia
Wednesday's letter, signed by groups including ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) and New York-based Human Rights Watch, said the actions by Cambodia's government had “effectively transformed the country into a one-party state” ahead of a ...

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26 Apr 2018 | 12:52 pm

Cambodia's political and systemic risk constrain an otherwise stable outlook says Moody's - FTSE Global Markets


Cambodia's political and systemic risk constrain an otherwise stable outlook says Moody's
FTSE Global Markets
Nevertheless, the government's modest debt burden — financed predominantly through concessional loans — will support continued high debt affordability says Moody's. The central bank's effective delivery of exchange rate and price stability support ...

26 Apr 2018 | 7:09 am

Cambodia, Government of -- Moody's: Cambodia's rating reflects robust growth, but also financial system and ... - Markets Insider


Cambodia, Government of -- Moody's: Cambodia's rating reflects robust growth, but also financial system and ...
Markets Insider
Announcement: Moody's: Cambodia's rating reflects robust growth, but also financial system and political risks. Read the full article at Moody's. SEE ALSO: 'There is no time to lose:' Deutsche Bank is embarking on a major overhaul — and it will lead ...

26 Apr 2018 | 6:09 am

Is the EU complicit in the destruction of Cambodia's forests? - The Ecologist


The Ecologist

Is the EU complicit in the destruction of Cambodia's forests?
The Ecologist
A 2007 report by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) found that Cambodia's primary rainforest cover was down to just 3.1 percent from more than 70 percent in 1970. The Cambodian government outlawed the export of timber – not for the first time ...

26 Apr 2018 | 2:04 am

Thailand detains Cambodian opposition leader, rights group says - Reuters


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Thailand detains Cambodian opposition leader, rights group says
Reuters
BANGKOK/PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Thai immigration police have detained the leader of a Cambodian opposition group based in Denmark, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Thursday, while a Cambodian official said the government was in discussion with Thailand ...
Cambodia wants Thailand to hand over opposition figureWashington Post
Thailand detains Cambodian opposition leader, rights group says ...Channel NewsAsia

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26 Apr 2018 | 1:02 am

Kremlin promises to train police, worrying observers - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Kremlin promises to train police, worrying observers
The Phnom Penh Post
The Russian government has promised to train Cambodia's National Police in combating terrorism and cybercrime, a partnership that analysts suggest could lead to an increase in oppressive tactics. After a closed-door meeting on Tuesday attended by ...

25 Apr 2018 | 6:17 pm

Myanmar, Cambodia See Further Declines in Press Freedoms: Report - Radio Free Asia


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Myanmar, Cambodia See Further Declines in Press Freedoms: Report
Radio Free Asia
In Cambodia, moves against press freedoms by Prime Minister Hun Sen, including the closing of more than 30 independent media outlets, caused a 10-point drop in the country's ranking, from 132 to 142, RSF said in its report. “His suppression of ...
Cambodia's press freedom ranking plungesThe Phnom Penh Post
China's media control threatens Asia-Pacific democracies, says RSFAsia Pacific Report
New Reports Warn of Worldwide Threats to Freedom of the PressVoice of America
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25 Apr 2018 | 3:29 pm

US government calls out Cambodian rights abuses - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

US government calls out Cambodian rights abuses
The Phnom Penh Post
The US State Department has published its annual report on human rights across the globe, describing a year of shrinking freedoms and rights violations in Cambodia, as well as seemingly chronic problems of prison overcrowding and anti-Vietnamese ...

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24 Apr 2018 | 6:39 pm

Cambodian journalist charged with incitement flees amid crackdown ... - Reuters


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Cambodian journalist charged with incitement flees amid crackdown ...
Reuters
A Cambodian journalist charged with "incitement to commit a felony" over his election coverage said on Tuesday he had fled the country fearing arrest and had been given refugee asylum status by the U.N. refugee agency.
Cambodian journalist charged with incitement flees amid crackdownReuters Africa

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24 Apr 2018 | 8:15 am

Cambodian journalists charged with espionage denied bail - Reuters


Reuters

Cambodian journalists charged with espionage denied bail
Reuters
“The government took revenge on us because we broadcasted the real situation about Cambodia.” A government spokesman, Phay Siphan, rejected any suggestion the government was taking revenge on the pair, saying: “We cannot accept what he said.” The ...
Cambodia's Nice New TV Channel from ChinaVoice of America
Spy-accused Cambodian journos denied bailNEWS.com.au

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19 Apr 2018 | 1:13 am