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Lesson to be learnt from job scam episode | Sarawak News - Local Sarawak News

Lesson to be learnt from job scam episode | Sarawak News  Local Sarawak News

Firstly, let us welcome home the 40 Sarawakians, three Sabahans, three from Selangor and one from Kuala Lumpur after the state government and the ...

22 Feb 2019 | 1:15 pm

Should the US Government Abide by the International Law It Has Created and Claims to Uphold? | Lawrence Wittner - Bainbridge Island Review

Should the US Government Abide by the International Law It Has Created and Claims to Uphold? | Lawrence Wittner  Bainbridge Island Review

The Trump administration's campaign to topple the government of Venezuela raises the issue of whether the U.S. government is willing to adhere to the same ...

22 Feb 2019 | 10:30 am

Wan Azizah: Govt studying best mechanism to address child sex trafficking - Malay Mail

Wan Azizah: Govt studying best mechanism to address child sex trafficking  Malay Mail

KUALA LUMPUR, 22 Feb — The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry is studying the best mechanism to address the issue of child sex ...

22 Feb 2019 | 9:42 am

What’s the Problem With Subsidizing Private-Sector Rural Electrification? - Greentech Media News

What’s the Problem With Subsidizing Private-Sector Rural Electrification?  Greentech Media News

The United Nations' Sustainable Development Goal 7 calls for universal electrification by 2030. We are going to start this article by saying something ...

22 Feb 2019 | 8:23 am

Everything you need to know about the Nepal government’s new IT bill - The Kathmandu Post

Everything you need to know about the Nepal government’s new IT bill  The Kathmandu Post

The controversial Information Technology management bill tabled at the parliament last week has raised several concerns about what this means for social ...

22 Feb 2019 | 6:20 am

Thai re-entry visa easements for KNY - Khmer Times

Thai re-entry visa easements for KNY  Khmer Times

The Thai government will waiver re-entry visas for Cambodian workers from April 5 to April 30. This is to facilitate their return after crossing the Cambodia-Thai ...

22 Feb 2019 | 6:10 am

Assistant minister claims 'full employment' in Sarawak - Free Malaysia Today

Assistant minister claims 'full employment' in Sarawak  Free Malaysia Today

Sarawak Assistant Urban Planning, Land Administration and Environment Minister Len Talif Salleh (centre) at the press conference for the Sarawak Career and ...

22 Feb 2019 | 3:46 am

Human Resources Officer and Sponsorship Secretary - The Phnom Penh Post

Human Resources Officer and Sponsorship Secretary  The Phnom Penh Post

Plan International Cambodia “Our policies and procedures always ensure that the welfare of children comes first”

22 Feb 2019 | 3:38 am

WFP Cambodia Country Brief, January 2019 - Cambodia - ReliefWeb

WFP Cambodia Country Brief, January 2019 - Cambodia  ReliefWeb

English Situation Report on Cambodia about Disaster Management, Education, Children and more; published on 22 Feb 2019 by WFP.

22 Feb 2019 | 3:19 am

Cambodian beach town in China's grip- ucanews.com - UCA News

Cambodian beach town in China's grip- ucanews.com  UCA News

Cambodian beach town in China's grip. Locals are being swept aside as Sihanoukville swells with Chinese and their investments.

22 Feb 2019 | 3:16 am

Global watchdog to put Cambodia on its money-laundering watchlist - Channel NewsAsia

Global watchdog to put Cambodia on its money-laundering watchlist  Channel NewsAsia

JAKARTA: A global money-laundering watchdog, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), will place Cambodia on its watchlist on Friday (Feb 22) because of ...

22 Feb 2019 | 2:54 am

Weakened aid budget may be used to fund $2bn Pacific island infrastructure bank - The Guardian

Weakened aid budget may be used to fund $2bn Pacific island infrastructure bank  The Guardian

Aid groups fear money will be diverted from the aid budget, risking doors 'closing to us in Asia'

22 Feb 2019 | 12:35 am

22 February 2019 - Declare war on human traffickers - Opinion - FACTIVA - SHOWCASE - Sin Chew Jit Poh

22 February 2019 - Declare war on human traffickers - Opinion - FACTIVA - SHOWCASE  Sin Chew Jit Poh

Sin Chew Daily. It has been reported that 47 Malaysians were recently lured by high-paying jobs in Cambodia but were detained by the local police upon arrival ...

21 Feb 2019 | 10:51 pm

Committee to decide site of new Phnom Penh airport - The Phnom Penh Post

Committee to decide site of new Phnom Penh airport  The Phnom Penh Post

The government has announced it will form a committee in preparation for the construction of a new international airport in Kandal province, a step forward in the ...

21 Feb 2019 | 8:04 pm

PM changing terms makes bet null and void, claims Rainsy - The Phnom Penh Post

PM changing terms makes bet null and void, claims Rainsy  The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) “acting president” Sam Rainsy on Wednesday claimed his notorious wager with Prime Minister Hun Sen over the fate ...

21 Feb 2019 | 8:01 pm

Vietnamese leader to meet King on official state visit - The Phnom Penh Post

Vietnamese leader to meet King on official state visit  The Phnom Penh Post

The General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Nguyen Phu Trong, will lead a top-ranking delegation on a state visit to Cambodia on Monday and ...

21 Feb 2019 | 7:08 pm

Prime Minister Hun Sen announces free legal aid for garment workers - The Cambodia Daily

Prime Minister Hun Sen announces free legal aid for garment workers  The Cambodia Daily

Prime Minister Hun Sen announced on Wednesday that factory workers will have access to legal representation free of charge once his volunteer group of his ...

21 Feb 2019 | 7:08 pm

Cambodia morning news for February 22 - AEC News Today

Cambodia morning news for February 22  AEC News Today

All the #Cambodia #news you need to know for February 22, 2019. Cambodia English news, Cambodia business news, Cambodia news today, Cambodia latest ...

21 Feb 2019 | 6:20 pm

Asean morning news for February 22 - AEC News Today

Asean morning news for February 22  AEC News Today

All the Asean news you need to know for February 22, 2019. Asean news, Asean Economic Community, Asean English news, Asean business news, Asean ...

21 Feb 2019 | 6:20 pm

Englands in Asia: exploring Cambodia - Quesnel Cariboo Observer

Englands in Asia: exploring Cambodia  Quesnel Cariboo Observer

Follow their travels from Angkor Wat to the floating village.

21 Feb 2019 | 6:10 pm

Airport project board formed - Khmer Times

Airport project board formed  Khmer Times

A commission has been established to supervise the development of a $1.5-billion airport that will serve the Cambodian capital. On Monday, Prime Minister Hun ...

21 Feb 2019 | 12:09 pm

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

Cambodia’s fragile Prey Lang forest remains under threat - Mongabay.com

Cambodia’s fragile Prey Lang forest remains under threat  Mongabay.com

For nearly 20 years, the Prey Lang forest that spans four Cambodian provinces has been shrinking. What started as a relative trickle in 2000 was on a serious ...

21 Feb 2019 | 8:37 am

Japan aid totals $135 million - The Phnom Penh Post

Japan aid totals $135 million  The Phnom Penh Post

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn on Wednesday said the Japanese government had provided the Kingdom with $134.38 ...

20 Feb 2019 | 8:24 pm

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

Family ties thwart Cambodia's efforts to tackle bride trafficking to China - Reuters

Family ties thwart Cambodia's efforts to tackle bride trafficking to China  Reuters

PHNOM PENH (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A rising number of Cambodian women are being sold as brides in China but complaints and convictions are on ...

20 Feb 2019 | 9:43 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

Cambodian-Americans Plan Lobbying Campaign to Support Sanctions - VOA Khmer

Cambodian-Americans Plan Lobbying Campaign to Support Sanctions  VOA Khmer

The EU has given Cambodia 12 months to implement reforms or face losing its access to a preferential trade scheme thought to be vital to the economy.

19 Feb 2019 | 11:41 am

Cops identify Sarawakian involved in scamming 47 Malaysians to work in Cambodia - Malay Mail

Cops identify Sarawakian involved in scamming 47 Malaysians to work in Cambodia  Malay Mail

KUCHING, Feb 19 — Police have identified a Sarawakian man suspected to be involved in a syndicate that conned 47 Malaysians to work in Cambodia only to ...

19 Feb 2019 | 9:44 am

Fresh News and the Future of the Fourth Estate in Cambodia - Coda Story

Fresh News and the Future of the Fourth Estate in Cambodia  Coda Story

A website called *Fresh* News has become one of the country's most useful sources of political misinformation and propaganda in Cambodia.

19 Feb 2019 | 3:42 am

Cambodian government seeks peace-building through cooperation with an international NGO - Essex Enquirer

Cambodian government seeks peace-building through cooperation with an international NGO  Essex Enquirer

Chairman Lee from a peace NGO HWPL visits Cambodia to advocate peace with the Great Supreme Patriarch of Kingdom of Cambodia, Ministry of Education, ...

18 Feb 2019 | 6:50 am

Prioritise creation of jobs, Sarawak govt told after 40 nabbed in Cambodia over illegal gambling - Malay Mail

Prioritise creation of jobs, Sarawak govt told after 40 nabbed in Cambodia over illegal gambling  Malay Mail

KUCHING, Feb 18 — The Sarawak Division of the Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) today called on the state government to priority to improving ...

18 Feb 2019 | 5:33 am

Malaysian govt thanks Cambodia over release of 47 detainees - Nation - The Star Online

Malaysian govt thanks Cambodia over release of 47 detainees - Nation  The Star Online

PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian government has thanked Cambodia over the release of 47 Malaysians who were detained in the country since December last ...

15 Feb 2019 | 9:34 am

LMC gives $7M in funds to government for 19 projects - The Phnom Penh Post

LMC gives $7M in funds to government for 19 projects  The Phnom Penh Post

The Cambodian government on Thursday received $7.66 million from the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) Special Fund 2018 to implement 19 projects.

14 Feb 2019 | 11:23 pm

Prison chief buys detainees halal food - New Straits Times

Prison chief buys detainees halal food  New Straits Times

KUCHING: THE 47 Malaysians detained in a prison in Banteay Mancheay, Cambodia, are treated well, with the head of the prison using his own money to ...

14 Feb 2019 | 6:36 pm

Cambodia's Hun Sen Calls For Destruction of Opposition in Leaked Phone Call - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia's Hun Sen Calls For Destruction of Opposition in Leaked Phone Call  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia must work during the next 18 months to destroy the opposition party at the local level before European Union trade sanctions come into effect, Prime ...

14 Feb 2019 | 3:39 pm

Cambodia Slams ‘Unjust Decision’ by EU to Proceed With Ending Preferential Trade Status - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia Slams ‘Unjust Decision’ by EU to Proceed With Ending Preferential Trade Status  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia on Tuesday slammed what it called an “unjust decision” by the European Union to launch proceedings that could see its preferential access to the ...

12 Feb 2019 | 4:25 pm

NGO holds talks with Cambodian govt to help free detained Malaysians - Free Malaysia Today

NGO holds talks with Cambodian govt to help free detained Malaysians  Free Malaysia Today

KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian NGO has held talks with the Cambodian government to help secure the release of the 47 Malaysians imprisoned in Poi Pet, ...

12 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia trade preferences to be suspended - Government Europa

Cambodia trade preferences to be suspended  Government Europa

The EU has begun the process to suspend the preferential trade arrangements accorded to Cambodia after finding systematic human rights violations.

11 Feb 2019 | 9:27 am

Acid attacks: Cambodia victims denied government aid - The Nation

Acid attacks: Cambodia victims denied government aid  The Nation

PHNOM PENH-Survivors of acid attacks in Cambodia are being denied free government treatment that they are legally entitled to, Human Rights Watch says.

10 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Is Cambodia's Foreign Policy Heading in the Right Direction? - The Diplomat

Is Cambodia's Foreign Policy Heading in the Right Direction?  The Diplomat

Cambodia's foreign policy has seen remarkable improvements after 1993 when the country held its UN-organized national election. The Cambodian ...

8 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Government rejects 'not free' rating - The Phnom Penh Post

Government rejects 'not free' rating  The Phnom Penh Post

A government official on Thursday criticised a report which ranked Cambodia as “not free”, saying it concentrated only on the political aspects while ignoring the ...

8 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Families of M'sians detained in Cambodia appeal to govt to bring them home - The Sun Daily

Families of M'sians detained in Cambodia appeal to govt to bring them home  The Sun Daily

KUCHING: Mother of six, Zunita Sedini is seeking the government's help bring home her eldest son Yusuf Islam together with 46 other Malaysians detained by ...

8 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Larry: Govt to help victims of human traffickers in Cambodia | Sarawak News - Local Sarawak News

Larry: Govt to help victims of human traffickers in Cambodia | Sarawak News  Local Sarawak News

KUCHING: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is expected to assist 47 youngsters who are victims of recent human-trafficking in Cambodia. According to Julau ...

7 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

CNRP official pens EU letter claiming government intimidation - The Phnom Penh Post

CNRP official pens EU letter claiming government intimidation  The Phnom Penh Post

The deputy president of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), Mu Sochua, has written to the EU about alleged threats against ...

6 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Government dismisses Cambodia smog rumours - The Cambodia Daily

Government dismisses Cambodia smog rumours  The Cambodia Daily

The Ministry of Environment has dismissed “rumours” that the current chronic smog gripping Thai capital Bangkok will spread to Cambodia, saying that, unlike its ...

6 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Acid attacks: Cambodia victims 'denied government aid' - BBC News

Acid attacks: Cambodia victims 'denied government aid'  BBC News

Survivors of acid attacks in Cambodia are being denied free government treatment that they are legally entitled to, Human Rights Watch says. Its report focused ...

5 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

Cambodia Court Detains Opposition Activist Over Facebook Post, Pending Bail Hearing - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia Court Detains Opposition Activist Over Facebook Post, Pending Bail Hearing  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

A court in Cambodia's capital on Friday ordered a member of the banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) detained pending a bail hearing ...

1 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's human rights record under spotlight in third Universal Periodic Review - IFEX

Cambodia's human rights record under spotlight in third Universal Periodic Review  IFEX

Cambodia is among the 41 states whose human rights records are under scrutiny at the ongoing 32nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council's ...

30 Jan 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

Cambodian workers 'vulnerable' in Thailand - The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodian workers 'vulnerable' in Thailand  The Phnom Penh Post

THE Office of the UN Resident Coordinator expressed concern on Thursday that some migrants working in Thailand are not enrolled in public health insurance ...

29 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Government calls for PM 'fake news' correction - The Phnom Penh Post

Government calls for PM 'fake news' correction  The Phnom Penh Post

The Cambodian government on Friday strongly urged Singaporean outlet Channel News Asia (CNA) to issue a correction to an article it published on Thursday, ...

28 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Government to streamline sub-national administrations - The Phnom Penh Post

Government to streamline sub-national administrations  The Phnom Penh Post

Following an announcement by Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday that sub-national administrations will soon be streamlined, a government spokesman told The ...

28 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

In Poor Cambodian Town, a Job in South Korea Changes Lives - ວີໂອເອ-ລາວ (VOA)

In Poor Cambodian Town, a Job in South Korea Changes Lives  ວີໂອເອ-ລາວ (VOA)

Prek Achi Commune families send kids to South Korea, where about 54000 Cambodians have found jobs that pay well.

26 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

In tirade, Hun Sen calls on Cambodian military to 'destroy' opponents threatening government - The Japan Times

In tirade, Hun Sen calls on Cambodian military to 'destroy' opponents threatening government  The Japan Times

Cambodia's strongman leader Hun Sen on Thursday called on his country's military to "destroy" opponents if the government comes under threat, in a tirade i.

25 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s Interior Ministry Has Warrant to Arrest Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy on Return: PM Hun Sen - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia’s Interior Ministry Has Warrant to Arrest Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy on Return: PM Hun Sen  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia's Interior Ministry has received a warrant to arrest acting president of the now-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Sam Rainsy upon ...

25 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodians Protest in Washington for More US Pressure on Government - VOA Khmer

Cambodians Protest in Washington for More US Pressure on Government  VOA Khmer

The protesters demanded the release of jailed opposition leader Kem Sokha and the reinstatement of the banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party.

21 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Sar Kheng: Terms to describe government are disrespectful - The Cambodia Daily

Sar Kheng: Terms to describe government are disrespectful  The Cambodia Daily

Interior Minister Sar Kheng on Thursday took aim at some politicians and media outlets for using the terms “Phnom Penh regime” and “Hun Sen regime” instead ...

19 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Thai Gov’t Commends Cambodia for Annulling Diplomatic Passports - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Thai Gov’t Commends Cambodia for Annulling Diplomatic Passports  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

On January 9, Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered that diplomatic passports issued to foreign nationals should be collected and reviewed.

17 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

Two Cambodia Opposition Officials Barred From Politics to Seek ‘Pardon’ After Amendment Approval - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Two Cambodia Opposition Officials Barred From Politics to Seek ‘Pardon’ After Amendment Approval  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

UPDATED at 1:25 P.M. EST on 2019-01-09. At least two senior officials from Cambodia's opposition who were barred from politics said they will seek a “pardon” ...

8 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia strongman Hun Sen derides 'democracy' in fiery speech - The Straits Times

Cambodia strongman Hun Sen derides 'democracy' in fiery speech  The Straits Times

PHNOM PENH (AFP) - Cambodia's strongman leader Hun Sen lashed out at Western governments for pushing "democracy and human rights" on his country, ...

29 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

Cambodia Ends Long-Running Debate as it Celebrates 20 Years of Peace - VOA News

Cambodia Ends Long-Running Debate as it Celebrates 20 Years of Peace  VOA News

Cambodia's government will host the start of a three-day celebration marking the 20-year anniversary of the end of civil war. The event, beginning Dec.

26 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Government hits back at HRW Sokha accusations - The Phnom Penh Post

Government hits back at HRW Sokha accusations  The Phnom Penh Post

The government on Friday responded to comments made by Human Rights Watch (HRW) criticising Cambodia national football team coach Keisuke Honda's ...

24 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Hun Sen Blasts RFA Despite Promises of Welcome to 'Return' - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia's Hun Sen Blasts RFA Despite Promises of Welcome to 'Return'  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

The prime minister refuses to speak to an RFA reporter, accusing the international broadcaster of bias against him.

17 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Dozens More Cambodian Immigrants to Be Deported From U.S., Officials Say - The New York Times

Dozens More Cambodian Immigrants to Be Deported From U.S., Officials Say  The New York Times

A new group of more than 40 deportees, many of them the children of refugees, will be the largest yet to be ejected by the Trump administration.

12 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Government refutes the Cambodia Daily accusations - The Phnom Penh Post

Government refutes the Cambodia Daily accusations  The Phnom Penh Post

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has denied and expressed regret over accusations made by the Cambodia Daily that it was ...

12 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: Repeal of Abusive Associations Rule - Human Rights Watch

Cambodia: Repeal of Abusive Associations Rule  Human Rights Watch

(New York) – The Cambodian government's revocation of a repressive regulation on nongovernmental organizations should jump-start genuine efforts to repeal ...

7 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

RFA, Cambodia Daily May Reopen in Cambodia: Interior Minister - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

RFA, Cambodia Daily May Reopen in Cambodia: Interior Minister  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

The Cambodian government said Tuesday that Radio Free Asia is welcome to reopen its office in the capital Phnom Penh, asserting that no pressure had been ...

4 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia eases pressure on opposition, media after EU sanctions threat - Reuters

Cambodia eases pressure on opposition, media after EU sanctions threat  Reuters

Cambodia's parliament is reviewing a five-year ban on more than 100 members of the main opposition party, which could allow them to return to politics, ...

3 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

After 40 years, Cambodia's Khmer Rouge leaders face genocide verdict - Nikkei Asian Review

After 40 years, Cambodia's Khmer Rouge leaders face genocide verdict  Nikkei Asian Review

PHNOM PENH -- The Khmer Rouge tribunal will on Friday announce whether two surviving leaders of the Pol Pot regime are guilty of genocide -- a verdict.

15 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Vietnamese Families to be Evicted From Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake, Government Says - Radio Free Asia

Vietnamese Families to be Evicted From Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake, Government Says  Radio Free Asia

More than 2,000 ethnic Vietnamese living on Cambodia's Tonle Sap Lake will be evicted from their floating homes, with many moved to settlements on land in ...

13 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

UN Envoy Rhona Smith May Not Visit Kem Sokha, Cambodian Government Says - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

UN Envoy Rhona Smith May Not Visit Kem Sokha, Cambodian Government Says  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Cambodia Rhona Smith has been refused permission by Cambodia's government to meet and speak with detained ...

29 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Government Critic Kim Sok Arrives Safely in Finland - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian Government Critic Kim Sok Arrives Safely in Finland  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian political commentator Kim Sok arrived safely in Finland with his daughter on Friday after gaining political asylum following weeks of hiding in ...

12 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Leaked Cambodia memo shows Hun Sen tightening grip on dissent - Nikkei Asian Review

Leaked Cambodia memo shows Hun Sen tightening grip on dissent  Nikkei Asian Review

PHNOM PENH -- Cambodian authorities are planning to "strictly control" the activities of potential critics of the regime, as Prime Minister Hun Sen ai.

12 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

ANZ failed to meet human rights standards: government report - The Sydney Morning Herald

ANZ failed to meet human rights standards: government report  The Sydney Morning Herald

ANZ Bank failed to meet its own human rights standards when it financed a Cambodian sugar plantation that was linked to forced evictions, child labour and ...

11 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Govt thanks Cambodia for Ricketson release - Herald Sun

Govt thanks Cambodia for Ricketson release  Herald Sun

Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Marise Payne has thanked the Cambodian government for the release of Australian film maker and convicted spy James ...

22 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Washington Watching Cambodian Gov’t Closely: Ambassador - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Washington Watching Cambodian Gov’t Closely: Ambassador  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

William Heidt, the US ambassador, told VOA Khmer that he hoped Cambodia would move towards a more “open” political system in the coming year.

20 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

Kem Sokha, Cambodia’s Jailed Opposition Leader, Is Released - The New York Times

Kem Sokha, Cambodia’s Jailed Opposition Leader, Is Released  The New York Times

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Cambodia's imprisoned opposition leader was freed on bail Sunday night after spending a year locked up on charges of treason ...

10 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia forms new government, extending Hun Sen's grip on power - Channel NewsAsia

Cambodia forms new government, extending Hun Sen's grip on power  Channel NewsAsia

Cambodia's lawmakers on Thursday voted in a new parliamentary leadership and government, led by Prime Minister Hun Sen's ruling party, after a ...

6 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

James Ricketson’s daughter pleads for release of film-maker jailed in Cambodia - The Guardian

James Ricketson’s daughter pleads for release of film-maker jailed in Cambodia  The Guardian

Daughter says the health of the 69-year-old Australian, who was sentenced to six years jail, is failing and he could die in prison.

4 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian government critic flees after receiving threats - Reuters

Cambodian government critic flees after receiving threats  Reuters

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - A Cambodian political analyst said on Monday he has fled the country after receiving threats since his release from a 1-1/2 year ...

3 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia jails Australian filmmaker found guilty of espionage - BBC News

Cambodia jails Australian filmmaker found guilty of espionage  BBC News

An Australian filmmaker has been sentenced by a Cambodian court to six years in prison on charges of spying for an unnamed country. James Ricketson, 69 ...

31 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia frees 14 government critics - Reuters

Cambodia frees 14 government critics  Reuters

Cambodia released 14 government critics on Tuesday, in a move by Prime Minister Hun Sen that some observers say is aimed at appeasing foreign criticism of ...

27 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Mark Field visits Cambodia for government and civil society talks - GOV.UK

Mark Field visits Cambodia for government and civil society talks  GOV.UK

Mark Field, UK Minister of State for Asia and the Pacific, is visiting Cambodia today (22 August) for meetings with the Cambodian government and members of ...

22 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

How Cambodia’s prime minister rigged an election - The Conversation - Canada

How Cambodia’s prime minister rigged an election  The Conversation - Canada

The re-election of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen contributes to the growing global democratic crisis. Here's why.

14 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

How the Cambodian Government Is Trying to Chill the Push for Fair Elections - Pacific Standard

How the Cambodian Government Is Trying to Chill the Push for Fair Elections  Pacific Standard

Prime minister Hun Sen wants it both ways: He wants to claim a democratic mantle but doesn't want to deal with the pesky competition that comes with a ...

9 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s Ruling Party to Form New Government Within Two Months of Election - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia’s Ruling Party to Form New Government Within Two Months of Election  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia's ruling party announced Tuesday that it will form a new government within two months, according to media reports, as criticism continued to mount ...

31 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

In 1993, the UN tried to bring democracy to Cambodia. Is that dream dead? - BBC News

In 1993, the UN tried to bring democracy to Cambodia. Is that dream dead?  BBC News

It's been 25 years since the UN tried to bring democracy to war-ravaged Cambodia. Is that dream dead?

28 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian vote expected to deliver a defeat for U.N.-led pro-democracy efforts - The Washington Post

Cambodian vote expected to deliver a defeat for U.N.-led pro-democracy efforts  The Washington Post

Cambodia's U.N.-led democratic experiment is expected to receive a crushing blow Sunday, as the country goes to the polls in an election all but engineered to ...

27 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's government turns the page - East Asia Forum

Cambodia's government turns the page  East Asia Forum

Next week's Cambodian elections are not a contest between parties — they are a vote on the legitimacy of the election itself.

22 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Threats and corruption: Behind the scenes of Cambodia's election crackdown - Al Jazeera English

Threats and corruption: Behind the scenes of Cambodia's election crackdown  Al Jazeera English

Is corruption among Cambodia's ruling party elite reaching all the way to Australia?

13 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Facebook now 'crucial' news source in run-up to Cambodia election - Nikkei Asian Review

Facebook now 'crucial' news source in run-up to Cambodia election  Nikkei Asian Review

PHNOM PENH -- The Cambodian government is taking no chances on being challenged at the polls this month, having extended its media crackdown to social.

12 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

China Accused of Hacking Cambodian Government Institutions - ວີໂອເອ-ລາວ (VOA)

China Accused of Hacking Cambodian Government Institutions  ວີໂອເອ-ລາວ (VOA)

Cyberattackers have been caught hacking key Cambodian government institutions in what is strongly believed to be a coordinated Chinese government attack ...

10 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia 'fake news' crackdown prompts fears over press freedom - The Guardian

Cambodia 'fake news' crackdown prompts fears over press freedom  The Guardian

Cambodia's media has under come increasing pressure after the closure of one independent newspaper and sale of another.

6 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

The former Khmer Rouge commander who still leads Cambodia is again stoking anti-American sentiment - The Washington Post

The former Khmer Rouge commander who still leads Cambodia is again stoking anti-American sentiment  The Washington Post

PHNOM PENH — The United States has been busy in Cambodia these past few months, if Hun Sen's government is to be believed. Between trying to overthrow ...

14 May 2018 | 2:00 am