Cambodia News: Hun+Sen

Hun Sen 'Unpredictable and Easily Angered,' CIA Files Say - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Hun Sen 'Unpredictable and Easily Angered,' CIA Files Say
The Cambodia Daily
U.S. intelligence agents described Prime Minister Hun Sen in 1986 as unpredictable, hotheaded and “wary of strangers,” predicting that Vietnam would maintain a hold on Cambodia once they had pulled troops out of the country, according to declassified ...
Cambodia pivots away from US after cancellation of joint military exercisesAsian Correspondent

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22 Jan 2017 | 5:42 pm

Cambodia's Hun Sen Sues Rival Sam Rainsy, Again - Radio Free Asia


Bangkok Post

Cambodia's Hun Sen Sues Rival Sam Rainsy, Again
Radio Free Asia
Opposition leader Sam Rainsy welcomed the $1 million lawsuit Prime Minister Hun Sen filed against the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) president on Wednesday, telling RFA it will give the country another shot at seeing the truth about the regime.
Hun Sen files $1m defamation suit against opposition leaderBangkok Post
Hun Sen Should Be Turned Away From Davos Summit: Global WitnessVOA Khmer (English)
Hun Sen Files $1 Million Lawsuit Against RainsyThe Cambodia Daily
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18 Jan 2017 | 3:31 pm

'Black Monday' Campaign Continues as Hun Sen Moves Against Opposition - VOA Khmer (English)


VOA Khmer (English)

'Black Monday' Campaign Continues as Hun Sen Moves Against Opposition
VOA Khmer (English)
Hun Sen has also recently moved to strike from the parliamentary regulations a rule granting the opposition president a symbolic rank equal to prime minister. He has accused the opposition of trying to use the rule to argue for the release of the ...
Land Activist Accused of Inciting Violence Outside Hun Sen's House Seeks BailLatin American Herald Tribune

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18 Jan 2017 | 12:08 pm

Hun Sen Comments Put CPP Meeting With CNRP on Hold - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Hun Sen Comments Put CPP Meeting With CNRP on Hold
The Cambodia Daily
Interior Minister Sar Kheng on Tuesday abruptly canceled a meeting with the opposition party set for next week following surprise orders from Prime Minister Hun Sen to strip the CNRP of its official “minority group” status in the National Assembly. Mr ...

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17 Jan 2017 | 5:36 pm

Hun Sen joins Davos elites - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Hun Sen joins Davos elites
Khmer Times
According to a Ministry of Foreign Affairs press release, Mr. Hun Sen's WEF delegation includes Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak, Minister of Economy and Finance Aun Pornmoniroth, Minister of Public Works Sun Chantol, and high-ranking officials from ...
In First Correspondents' Dinner, PM Hun Sen Lays Into 'Unprofessional' JournalistsVOA Khmer (English)

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16 Jan 2017 | 11:05 am

Hun Sen, as Journalism Professor, Wines and Dines the Media - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Hun Sen, as Journalism Professor, Wines and Dines the Media
The Cambodia Daily
It was clear before Prime Minister Hun Sen took the stage on Saturday that his inaugural meeting with local journalists in Phnom Penh was not going to be a confrontational affair. The crowd of hundreds of journalists and government officials—notably ...
PM calls for accurate reportingKhmer Times
Questions not on the menuThe Phnom Penh Post

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15 Jan 2017 | 5:33 pm

Cambodia's Hun Sen Thanks Laos for Cheap Electricity - Radio Free Asia


The Cambodia Daily

Cambodia's Hun Sen Thanks Laos for Cheap Electricity
Radio Free Asia
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen praised Laos for selling cheap power to his country on Tuesday, even though residents of Cambodia's Stung Treng province pay double what their neighbors across the border pay for electricity. “I want to extend my thanks ...
Hun Sen Visits Laos Dam Site, Again Promises Cheap PowerThe Cambodia Daily
PM opens Laos border checkpointKhmer Times

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10 Jan 2017 | 2:11 pm

Rainsy: Hun Sen holding 'hostages' - Khmer Times


Rainsy: Hun Sen holding 'hostages'
Khmer Times
On Saturday Mr. Rainsy, who lives in self-exile in France, sent an email to local media outlets which said acting opposition leader Mr. Sokha had been asked to sign a statement saying those in his party who criticized Prime Minister Hun Sen's family ...

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10 Jan 2017 | 11:07 am

Hun Sen fears my presence - The Phnom Penh Post


Hun Sen fears my presence
The Phnom Penh Post
Your article titled Rainsy, 2 others get five years (the Phnom Penh Post, December 28) exposes a serious inconsistency of the Hun Sen government when it comes to repression on its critics. By having me sentenced to an increasing number of years in ...

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1 Jan 2017 | 6:34 pm

Hun Sen Asks Trump to Cancel War-Era Debt of $300 Million - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Hun Sen Asks Trump to Cancel War-Era Debt of $300 Million
The Cambodia Daily
Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday sent a public plea to the incoming administration of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to forgive Cambodia's war-era debt, which has climbed well past $300 million over the decades with interest. Between 1972 and 1974, ...
PM to Trump: Forgive debtThe Phnom Penh Post
Struggles, Opportunities in Cambodia as 'Angkor Awakens'Khaosod English
PM: Trump Should Slash DebtKhmer Times

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25 Dec 2016 | 5:36 pm