Cambodia News: Hun Sen

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

Sokha lawyers deny working for Hun Sen - The Phnom Penh Post

Sokha lawyers deny working for Hun Sen  The Phnom Penh Post

The legal team of Kem Sokha, the president of the former opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), on Wednesday complained of being attacked by ...

21 Feb 2019 | 8:33 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

Dengue cases hit 1000-mark in 2019 - The Phnom Penh Post

Dengue cases hit 1000-mark in 2019  The Phnom Penh Post

More than 1000 cases of dengue fever have been reported so far this year, a number similar to that reported over the same period last year, said Leang Rithea, ...

21 Feb 2019 | 8:00 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 sees remarkable drop in landmine, UXO casualties over last 2 decades: PM - The Cambodia Daily

Cambodia sees remarkable drop in landmine, UXO casualties over last 2 decades: PM  The Cambodia Daily

Phnom Penh – Cambodia has seen a remarkable decline in the number of casualties from landmines and unexploded ordnances (UXOs) over the last two ...

21 Feb 2019 | 7:01 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

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

Former unionist cleared of charge - Khmer Times

Former unionist cleared of charge  Khmer Times

Court drops an incitement charge against a former unionist who allegedly called on the EUto impose sanctions against Cambodia.

21 Feb 2019 | 12:04 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

Kingdom not yet ready for LGBT laws: Hun Sen - Khmer Times

Kingdom not yet ready for LGBT laws: Hun Sen  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday said the Kingdom is not ready yet to create legislation to allow same-sex marriages because the issue is still causing ...

20 Feb 2019 | 12:06 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

Hun Sen calls on farmers to do rice farming only one time due to drought - Khmer Times

Hun Sen calls on farmers to do rice farming only one time due to drought  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen has called on local authorities to advise farmers to cultivate dry-season rice once due to dry spell and water shortage this year.

20 Feb 2019 | 12:15 am

Hun Sen lauds Meak Bochea - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen lauds Meak Bochea  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen took to Facebook on Tuesday – Meak Bochea Day, an important festival in Buddhism – to hail the benefits the state religion brings to ...

19 Feb 2019 | 6:23 pm

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 Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy Defies Hun Sen Threats, Repeats Promise to Return - The Cambodia Daily

Cambodian Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy Defies Hun Sen Threats, Repeats Promise to Return  The Cambodia Daily

Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy vowed again on Friday to go back to Cambodia after more than three years abroad, defying threats by ruling Prime ...

15 Feb 2019 | 7:57 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

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

Hun Sen meets Chinese Minister in Peace Palace - Khmer Times

Hun Sen meets Chinese Minister in Peace Palace  Khmer Times

PM Hun Sen meets with the Chinese Minister of Culture and Tourism Luo Shugang.

31 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Proposal on restructuring local admins approved by Hun Sen - Khmer Times

Proposal on restructuring local admins approved by Hun Sen  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen has officially endorsed a decentralisation proposal aimed at restructuring the management of cities and their districts as part of a bid to ...

30 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Chinese official meets with Hun Sen to announce the Year of Tourism and Culture - Khmer Times

Chinese official meets with Hun Sen to announce the Year of Tourism and Culture  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen today met with Chinese Minister of Culture and Tourism Luo Shugang to boost relationship and cooperation between the two countries, ...

30 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen compares modern Cambodia to post-war era - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen compares modern Cambodia to post-war era  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen has again used Facebook to compare the Kingdom's current state of development with that of the post-war era. On Tuesday, he posted ...

30 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Phnom Penh wants Singaporean media to correct 'fake news' about Hun Sen | #AsiaNewsNetwork - Eleven Myanmar

Phnom Penh wants Singaporean media to correct 'fake news' about Hun Sen | #AsiaNewsNetwork  Eleven Myanmar

(Phnom Penh Post/ANN) — The Cambodian government on Friday strongly urged Singaporean outlet Channel News Asia (CNA) to issue a correction to an ...

28 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen calls on military to 'destroy' opponents - Rappler

Hun Sen calls on military to 'destroy' opponents  Rappler

Hun Sen urges the army to 'destroy... revolutions that attempt to topple the legitimate government,' adding he is 'not afraid to issue an order' if faced with threats.

25 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen: No coup will succeed while I'm PM - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen: No coup will succeed while I'm PM  The Phnom Penh Post

At the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the headquarters of the Royal Cambodian Army on Thursday, Prime Minister Hun Sen ...

25 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodian leader Hun Sen, in Beijing, says China pledges S$800m in aid - The Straits Times

Cambodian leader Hun Sen, in Beijing, says China pledges S$800m in aid  The Straits Times

PHNOM PENH (REUTERS) - China has pledged four billion yuan (S$800 million) in aid to Cambodia from 2019 to 2021, Prime Minister Hun Sen said on ...

22 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen's China visit 'a good opportunity' - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen's China visit 'a good opportunity'  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen's visit to Beijing on Sunday to discuss economic and trade issues presents a good opportunity for the Kingdom to strengthen Chinese ...

18 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen marks decades in power as Kingdom's leader - Khmer Times

Hun Sen marks decades in power as Kingdom's leader  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday marked 34 years in power by pledging to push for economic revival and vowing to not let anyone die of starvation so long as ...

15 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen says opposition 'dead' if EU removes trade benefits - Aljazeera.com

Hun Sen says opposition 'dead' if EU removes trade benefits  Aljazeera.com

Cambodian leader's attack comes as EU mulls removal of Everything But Arms status over human rights concerns.

13 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

PM Hun Sen Warns of Unrest in Garment Sector Over Seniority Pay Demands - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

PM Hun Sen Warns of Unrest in Garment Sector Over Seniority Pay Demands  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Hun Sen warned workers that continuing to press for the bonuses could lead to the closure of two-thirds of garment factories in the country.

11 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen vows to ignore 'politician' - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen vows to ignore 'politician'  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday insisted he will not react to comments from a politician – seemingly Sam Rainsy – saying he had already made his ...

10 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

Hun Sen's Monument to Himself - The Diplomat

Hun Sen's Monument to Himself  The Diplomat

The Cambodian prime minister inaugurated a monument celebrating his own achievements.

31 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen lashes out at Western governments, SE Asia News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Hun Sen lashes out at Western governments, SE Asia News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

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

30 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's exiled opposition leader vows to return home for fight - Nikkei Asian Review

Cambodia's exiled opposition leader vows to return home for fight  Nikkei Asian Review

PHNOM PENH -- Cambodia's exiled opposition leader, Sam Rainsy, a longtime foe of Prime Minister Hun Sen, has vowed to return to the country next year.

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

Life After Hun Sen - The Cambodia Daily

Life After Hun Sen  The Cambodia Daily

Charles Dunst, writing for the Council on Foreign Relations' Asia Unbound blog, takes a lengthy look at succession of power in Cambodia — specifically, the ...

27 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen Calls for Dismissal of Powerful Media Titan - The Cambodia Daily

Hun Sen Calls for Dismissal of Powerful Media Titan  The Cambodia Daily

Prime Minister Hun Sen, prompted by a family quarrel, has called for the dismissal of CNC Television CEO Ouk Vora, according to a recording of the ...

22 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

Hun Sen: Do not ill-treat Kingdom - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen: Do not ill-treat Kingdom  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Saturday that foreign governments should not “ill-treat” Cambodia, and accused those suspicious of an alleged Chinese naval ...

17 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

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

Cambodia Now ‘More Free’ Than Under Khmer Rouge: Hun Sen - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia Now ‘More Free’ Than Under Khmer Rouge: Hun Sen  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen kept the bar low in a statement marking the 70th anniversary of International Human Rights Day, asserting that under his ...

10 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen, Vietnam PM vow to end border row - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen, Vietnam PM vow to end border row  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen and his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc have agreed to speed up the resolution to an ongoing dispute with the swift ...

10 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen pressured to reverse ban on opposition politicians - Nikkei Asian Review

Hun Sen pressured to reverse ban on opposition politicians  Nikkei Asian Review

PHNOM PENH -- Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen is considering reversing a ban on more than 100 opposition politicians to avert European Union sanction.

7 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen visits Laos - Khmer Times

Hun Sen visits Laos  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday said the government is committed to putting an end to border disputes between Cambodia and Laos by asking for France's ...

6 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen family book launched - Khmer Times

Hun Sen family book launched  Khmer Times

A book titled “New Blood among Successors”, which is about PM Hun Sen's three sons, was launched by its author in the capital.

6 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Hun Sen 'Sorry' He Hadn't Killed Protest Leaders - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia's Hun Sen 'Sorry' He Hadn't Killed Protest Leaders  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen voiced regret on Thursday that he hadn't had leaders of protests against his ruling Cambodian People's Party in 2013 and ...

29 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian leader Hun Sen says he won't allow any foreign military bases in his country - The Japan Times

Cambodian leader Hun Sen says he won't allow any foreign military bases in his country  The Japan Times

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday there would never be a foreign military base in his country, following a news report that China was lobbyin.

19 Nov 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

Mu Sochua on how to fight against Cambodia's Hun Sen - Quartz

Mu Sochua on how to fight against Cambodia's Hun Sen  Quartz

When a country has a strongman for a ruler, an army at his disposal, and control of the media, how can the people fight back? You go after the one thing he does ...

11 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian strongman Hun Sen defends promoting sons, SE Asia News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Cambodian strongman Hun Sen defends promoting sons, SE Asia News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

PHNOM PENH (AFP) - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen lashed out at critics on Thursday (Nov 8) for questioning high-level appointments bestowed on the ...

8 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian strongman Hun Sen defends sons’ promotions - South China Morning Post

Cambodian strongman Hun Sen defends sons’ promotions  South China Morning Post

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen lashed out at critics on Thursday for questioning high-level appointments bestowed on his children, denying that the ...

8 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Hun Sen eases pressure on unions, as EU sanctions threat looms - Reuters

Cambodia's Hun Sen eases pressure on unions, as EU sanctions threat looms  Reuters

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen told his ministers to ease pressure on labor union leaders on Wednesday, after threats by the ...

7 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen: Claim that China is 'invading' Kingdom is crazy - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen: Claim that China is 'invading' Kingdom is crazy  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday slammed critics over claims that China is “invading” Cambodia, calling the argument “crazy”. Speaking to members of ...

25 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Don't worry about an increase of Chinese people, Hun Sen says - Khmer Times

Don't worry about an increase of Chinese people, Hun Sen says  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday appealed to the people not to be concerned about an increase of Chinese people in Preah Sihanouk province because they ...

24 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

EU plays hardball with Cambodian hardman - POLITICO.eu

EU plays hardball with Cambodian hardman  POLITICO.eu

PHNOM PENH — Cambodia's strongman leader Hun Sen, a battle-hardened veteran of the Khmer Rouge, faces one of the toughest fights of his long political ...

19 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen on Europe Trip to Mend Ties with West - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Hun Sen on Europe Trip to Mend Ties with West  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Departing from Cambodia on Tuesday, the long-serving prime minister posted on his Facebook page, saying he would attend the Asia-Europe meeting in ...

18 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen bound for Turkey this week - Khmer Times

Hun Sen bound for Turkey this week  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen will pay an official three-day visit to Turkey following the conclusion of the Asia-Europe Meeting in Brussels.

16 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen due to attend summit in Brussels - Khmer Times

Hun Sen due to attend summit in Brussels  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday will lead a delegation to Brussels to attend the 12th Asia-Europe Meeting summit, an Asian-European political dialogue ...

16 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

Cambodia's Hun Sen Slammed For 'Extravagant' Travel by Chartered Jet - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia's Hun Sen Slammed For 'Extravagant' Travel by Chartered Jet  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen's use of a privately chartered jet to fly himself and an entourage of 40 to a meeting of the U.N. General Assembly in ...

12 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen Says Son Is ‘Possible Future Leader’ of Cambodia - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Hun Sen Says Son Is ‘Possible Future Leader’ of Cambodia  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Lieutenant General Hun Manet is now serving as the chief of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces after he was appointed last month to replace long-time ...

9 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Hun Sen defiant despite EU trade threat - Channel NewsAsia

Cambodia's Hun Sen defiant despite EU trade threat  Channel NewsAsia

Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen has taken a defiant stance following a European Union announcement last week that it would ramp up trade ...

8 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen views Japan's democracy as a model for Cambodia - The Japan Times

Hun Sen views Japan's democracy as a model for Cambodia  The Japan Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen said he regards Japan as a model for his country with respect to strengthening democracy and national development. In an exclusive i.

6 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen at the UN: a strategic appearance - The Interpreter

Hun Sen at the UN: a strategic appearance  The Interpreter

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen at the UN General Assembly on 28 September, 2018 (Photo: Kim Haughton/UN Photo) ...

3 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen returns from New York - Khmer Times

Hun Sen returns from New York  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen wrapped up his trip to the UN General Assembly by highlighting recent government achievements and results of bilateral talks with ...

2 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

Prime Minister Hun Sen bound for New York - Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen bound for New York  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen's attendance at the United Nations General Assembly will be met with both support and opposition in New York over the upcoming days.

28 Sep 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

Hun Sen to protect peace - Khmer Times

Hun Sen to protect peace  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen has vowed to protect peace and people's lives as long as he leads the Kingdom.

25 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Peace is fragile, Hun Sen says - The Phnom Penh Post

Peace is fragile, Hun Sen says  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen said peace in Cambodia remains fragile because of ongoing meddling in the Kingdom's internal affairs by foreign powers. In a written ...

24 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

What Do Prisoner Releases Mean in Hun Sen's Cambodia? - The Diplomat

What Do Prisoner Releases Mean in Hun Sen's Cambodia?  The Diplomat

A steady stream of political prisoners has been released since Prime Minister Hun Sen and his long-ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) won all 125 seats ...

21 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen frees opposition leader Kem Sokha, SE Asia News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Hun Sen frees opposition leader Kem Sokha, SE Asia News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

PHNOM PENH • Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen batted down speculation yesterday that he caved in to international pressure after an opposition leader ...

20 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

'I know Hun Sen will not forgive me', says Kim Sok - The Phnom Penh Post

'I know Hun Sen will not forgive me', says Kim Sok  The Phnom Penh Post

A fugitive government critic is seeking asylum abroad after claiming he rejected Prime Minister Hun Sen's efforts to lure him to the ruling Cambodian People's ...

20 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Hun Sen tells world: Leave Indochina alone - Al Jazeera English

Cambodia's Hun Sen tells world: Leave Indochina alone  Al Jazeera English

Mekong Delta nations can solve their own problems, controversial leader says while defending Myanmar's government.

12 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian opposition leader released as strongman Hun Sen secures grip on power - The Washington Post

Cambodian opposition leader released as strongman Hun Sen secures grip on power  The Washington Post

Kem Sokha, leader of the main now-dissolved Cambodian opposition party, was released Monday after a year in pretrial detention.

10 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Hun Sen begins another 5-year term as leader:The Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun

Cambodia's Hun Sen begins another 5-year term as leader:The Asahi Shimbun  Asahi Shimbun

PHNOM PENH--Cambodia's one-party legislature on Thursday confirmed Prime Minister Hun Sen for another five-year term, cementing his status as one of the ...

6 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen hints at pardons for imprisoned CNRP members - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen hints at pardons for imprisoned CNRP members  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister-designate Hun Sen on Thursday hinted that he could soon request that a royal pardon is issued for 12 imprisoned members of the ...

24 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

A New Era for Hun Sen's Cambodia? - The Diplomat

A New Era for Hun Sen's Cambodia?  The Diplomat

Arguably the real story of Cambodia's election late last month was that Prime Minister Hun Sen has effectively pulled the bamboo curtain down on a quarter ...

17 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen's party sweeps all 125 seats in Parliament - The Straits Times

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen's party sweeps all 125 seats in Parliament  The Straits Times

BANGKOK - Lawmakers in Cambodia's new parliament will come from only one party - the Cambodian People's Party (CPP) of long-time Prime Minister Hun ...

15 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen 'will be accepted at UN' - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen 'will be accepted at UN'  The Phnom Penh Post

With caretaker prime minister Hun Sen expected to attend the United Nations (UN) General Assembly next month as Cambodian leader, top ruling party officials ...

14 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia PM Hun Sen's Facebook page hacked, with false offer to 'give away Parliament seats' - The Straits Times

Cambodia PM Hun Sen's Facebook page hacked, with false offer to 'give away Parliament seats'  The Straits Times

PHNOM PENH (AFP) - Hackers targeted the official Facebook page of Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday (Aug 10) and falsely claimed he would ...

10 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen: New government will serve with 'double work' - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen: New government will serve with 'double work'  The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodian People Party (CPP) president Hun Sen on Tuesday promised that his new government would serve the people by doing “double work” for ...

8 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Hun Sen says will give speech to UN after 'flawed election' - Channel NewsAsia

Cambodia's Hun Sen says will give speech to UN after 'flawed election'  Channel NewsAsia

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday he will give a speech to the United Nations General Assembly after claiming victory in a ...

6 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Is Hun Sen's dynasty built to last? - Nikkei Asian Review

Is Hun Sen's dynasty built to last?  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- As Cambodia comes to terms with many more years under the leadership of Hun Sen, the focus is now on his son Hun Manet, who is widely expecte.

1 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Hun Sen: The Blood-Drenched Opportunist of Asia - The Daily Beast

Cambodia's Hun Sen: The Blood-Drenched Opportunist of Asia  The Daily Beast

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — In a fiery speech more than three years ago Prime. Minister Hun Sen claimed credit for ridding his country of the Khmer Rouge, ...

31 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: Hun Sen re-elected in landslide victory after brutal crackdown - The Guardian

Cambodia: Hun Sen re-elected in landslide victory after brutal crackdown  The Guardian

Cambodia's prime minister, Hun Sen, has won a landslide election victory, a result that was seen as a foregone conclusion after a months-long brutal crackdown ...

29 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen sounds death knell for Cambodian democracy - Financial Times

Hun Sen sounds death knell for Cambodian democracy  Financial Times

Ahead of Cambodia's election on Sunday, Hun Sen has been touring the kingdom with a smile on his face and the air of a victor. There is little doubt about the ...

26 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen warms seats for sons in post-election Cambodia - Nikkei Asian Review

Hun Sen warms seats for sons in post-election Cambodia  Nikkei Asian Review

PHNOM PENH -- With Prime Minister Hun Sen set to cruise to a landslide victory in Cambodia's general election on Sunday, the preservation of his dynasty, and ...

25 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen is tempting fate in Cambodia's election - Nikkei Asian Review

Hun Sen is tempting fate in Cambodia's election  Nikkei Asian Review

Fair is foul and foul is fair in Cambodia ahead of its fifth general election since a United Nations-brokered peace agreement and a poll in 1993.The m.

17 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's Hun Sen steamrolls his way to this month's elections - Nikkei Asian Review

Cambodia's Hun Sen steamrolls his way to this month's elections  Nikkei Asian Review

HANOI -- A crowded field of 20 political parties will compete in Cambodia's general election later this month, but Prime Minister Hun Sen is on course to retain ...

6 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen and his personality cult | The Interpreter - The Interpreter

Hun Sen and his personality cult | The Interpreter  The Interpreter

A fiercely loyal armed force is essential to cementing a dictatorship, and the sheer military might of Cambodia's Hun Sen, a former Khmer Rouge commander ...

2 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian PM now 'fully fledged military dictator', says report - The Guardian

Cambodian PM now 'fully fledged military dictator', says report  The Guardian

Hun Sen's crackdown possible due to support of a cadre of 'dangerous men', says Human Rights Watch.

27 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen detractors 'will die' - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen detractors 'will die'  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday said those who curse or insult him would eventually die without a plot of land to bury their bodies after being killed by ...

24 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen, Cambodia’s ruler, has been in power too long - The Economist

Hun Sen, Cambodia’s ruler, has been in power too long  The Economist

A COUNTRY boy, Hun Sen gets up early and works hard. He is said to spend hours every morning on his treadmill, to counter the ravages of his earlier years as ...

22 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen vows to 'shame' Australia if pressured over political crackdown - The Guardian

Hun Sen vows to 'shame' Australia if pressured over political crackdown  The Guardian

The Cambodian prime minister has vowed to beat up protesters if they burn effigies of him at a summit of South-East Asian leaders in Sydney next month.

22 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am