Cambodia News: Hun Sen

Reporters Without Borders Says Cambodia Media Freedoms Plummeted in 2018 - The Cambodia Daily

Reporters Without Borders Says Cambodia Media Freedoms Plummeted in 2018  The Cambodia Daily

A new report from media freedom watchdog Reporters Without Borders has degraded Cambodia over its record on media freedoms in 2018. In the group's Press ...

19 Apr 2019 | 9:16 pm

Cambodian evictions trigger villagers’ brawl with police - Washington Post

Cambodian evictions trigger villagers’ brawl with police  Washington Post

Police in southern Cambodia say eight protesters were arrested and six policemen hurt when villagers angry about being evicted tried to block a main road.

19 Apr 2019 | 7:52 am

Hun Sen offers sympathies to France over Notre Dame de Paris fire - Khmer Times

Hun Sen offers sympathies to France over Notre Dame de Paris fire  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen has written a letter to French Prime Minister Edouard Phillippe to offer his sympathy to the French government and people over the ...

19 Apr 2019 | 6:56 am

The rising cost of Hun Sen's strongman rule in Cambodia - The Japan Times

The rising cost of Hun Sen's strongman rule in Cambodia  The Japan Times

PARIS - On April 4, a group of international buyers' associations from the garment, footwear, sporting and travel goods industries sent a letter to Cambodian ...

19 Apr 2019 | 5:45 am

Rapid economic growth props up Cambodia's strongman - Fast and loose - The Economist

Rapid economic growth props up Cambodia's strongman - Fast and loose  The Economist

DRIVING ALONG Hun Sen Boulevard—named after the man who has led Cambodia since 1985—a shiny Mercedes-Benz dealership appears in the ...

17 Apr 2019 | 9:54 am

Interview: 2nd BRI forum to bring closer cooperation for all participating countries: Cambodian minister - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Interview: 2nd BRI forum to bring closer cooperation for all participating countries: Cambodian minister - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

by Mao Pengfei, Nguon Sovan. PHNOM PENH, April 15 (Xinhua) -- The upcoming second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation will bring closer ...

15 Apr 2019 | 11:47 am

How Hun Sen's Crackdown in Cambodia Is Straining Ties With the West - The Cambodia Daily

How Hun Sen's Crackdown in Cambodia Is Straining Ties With the West  The Cambodia Daily

Prime Minister Hun Sen and his Cambodian People's Party now utterly dominate Cambodia, after the CPP won control of the entire lower house of parliament in ...

12 Apr 2019 | 8:54 pm

Trump, Normally Cozy With Despots, Takes a Hard Line With Cambodia’s Hun Sen - World Politics Review

Trump, Normally Cozy With Despots, Takes a Hard Line With Cambodia’s Hun Sen  World Politics Review

Last year, the Trump administration deported a record number of Cambodians from the United States. On the surface, these deportations appear to be another ...

12 Apr 2019 | 2:00 am

Unescap official meets Hun Sen, FM - The Phnom Penh Post

Unescap official meets Hun Sen, FM  The Phnom Penh Post

A high-ranking government official said on Tuesday that the executive secretary of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (Unescap), ...

9 Apr 2019 | 8:07 pm

Forging ties with Hun Sen's son - Bangkok Post

Forging ties with Hun Sen's son  Bangkok Post

Last week's official visit by Cambodian army chief Lt Gen Hun Manet, the son of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, has cemented military ties between the two ...

7 Apr 2019 | 7:43 pm

Hun Sen has a 'One China' dilemma | Article - Asia Times

Hun Sen has a 'One China' dilemma | Article  Asia Times

Cambodian leader has kept Taiwan at a distance at China's behest but needs Taipei's money and markets now more than ever.

5 Apr 2019 | 5:06 am

Cambodia's PM Hun Sen Orders Critics' Electricity Shut Off Amid Furor Over Power Shortages - The Cambodia Daily

Cambodia's PM Hun Sen Orders Critics' Electricity Shut Off Amid Furor Over Power Shortages  The Cambodia Daily

Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen has told officials to cut off electricity to the homes of those who claim he orchestrated blackouts to drum up public support for ...

4 Apr 2019 | 2:00 am

Facebook celeb Vannak sent to court for 'defaming' Hun Sen - The Phnom Penh Post

Facebook celeb Vannak sent to court for 'defaming' Hun Sen  The Phnom Penh Post

Lieutenant Colonel Pheng Vannak, a popular figure on Facebook, was arrested by military police on Tuesday following an order from the Phnom Penh ...

3 Apr 2019 | 2:00 am

Why Hun Sen can't keep the lights on | Article - Asia Times

Why Hun Sen can't keep the lights on | Article  Asia Times

Cambodian leader had promised to reduce power rates to encourage business investment but has failed even to keep electricity flowing in the blacked out ...

3 Apr 2019 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen warns of bad weather - Khmer Times

Hun Sen warns of bad weather  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday appealed to villagers to be careful because despite the current dry season, strong winds and lightning strikes still occur during ...

2 Apr 2019 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen blasts US government for 1970 coup - Khmer Times

Hun Sen blasts US government for 1970 coup  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday blasted the United States for rallying behind the removal of Prince Norodom Sihanouk in 1970 and accused it of supporting ...

2 Apr 2019 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen allows exiled government critic to return - Khmer Times

Hun Sen allows exiled government critic to return  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen has allowed exiled government critic Lu Lay Sreng to return to the Kingdom before the Khmer New Year after his request. On Friday, Mr ...

1 Apr 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's PM Hun Sen Unveils 'Strategy' to Offset Loss of EU Trade Scheme - The Cambodia Daily

Cambodia's PM Hun Sen Unveils 'Strategy' to Offset Loss of EU Trade Scheme  The Cambodia Daily

Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday unveiled his strategy to offset the loss of a preferential trade agreement that the European Union is likely to ...

30 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen highlights growing employment - Khmer Times

Hun Sen highlights growing employment  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday lauded the government's success in developing the economy and securing a 99.3 percent employment rate for the Kingdom.

29 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Education is Government's Topmost Priority: Cambodian PM Hun Sen - The Cambodia Daily

Education is Government's Topmost Priority: Cambodian PM Hun Sen  The Cambodia Daily

Strengthening the education sector is a top priority for the Cambodian government, says Prime Minister Hun Sen. He said they will be expanding scholarships ...

29 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

W&D workers back to factory following Hun Sen's appeal - Khmer Times

W&D workers back to factory following Hun Sen's appeal  Khmer Times

W&D Garment Company has accepted the return of more than 1,000 of its sacked workers following an appeal by Prime Minister Hun Sen. The workers were ...

28 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodians terrorized by Hun Sen's hate speech | Opinion - Asia Times

Cambodians terrorized by Hun Sen's hate speech | Opinion  Asia Times

The recent tragic massacre in Christchurch by an Australian extremist, unleashing his hatred in New Zealand's mosques, puts the spotlight on giant tech ...

28 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen fires back at the EU and US over democracy - Khmer Times

Hun Sen fires back at the EU and US over democracy  Khmer Times

In response to calls from the European Union and the United States for Cambodia to respect democracy and human rights, Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday ...

27 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Oppositionists Defend Seeking Rehabilitation as Hun Sen Issues New Threats - The Cambodia Daily

Cambodia Oppositionists Defend Seeking Rehabilitation as Hun Sen Issues New Threats  The Cambodia Daily

Five former officials from Cambodia's banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party on Monday defended their decision to seek political rehabilitation ...

26 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen and Sar Kheng call for justice for Yorn Ravuth - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen and Sar Kheng call for justice for Yorn Ravuth  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen and Minister of Interior Sar Kheng on Monday ordered authorities to find justice for the family of Yorn Ravuth, a building contractor who ...

26 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen defends clemency for former opposition members - Khmer Times

Hun Sen defends clemency for former opposition members  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday highlighted the government's move to give former opposition party members banned from politics an opportunity to return ...

22 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen denies Cambodia is Chinese 'colony' as work on US$2b road begins - The Straits Times

Hun Sen denies Cambodia is Chinese 'colony' as work on US$2b road begins  The Straits Times

PHNOM PENH (AFP) - Cambodia broke ground on Friday (March 22) on a US$2 billion (S$2.70 billion) Chinese-funded expressway - the country's first - as ...

22 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Exiled Cambodian Opposition Leaders Are Indicted as Prime Minister Tightens Grip - The New York Times

Exiled Cambodian Opposition Leaders Are Indicted as Prime Minister Tightens Grip  The New York Times

BANGKOK — A Cambodian court has issued arrest warrants for eight opposition leaders who fled abroad for safety but say they are now trying to return.

19 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Come invest in Cambodia, Hun Sen tells S. Koreans - Khmer Times

Come invest in Cambodia, Hun Sen tells S. Koreans  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen encouraged Korean private investors to learn more about Cambodia's business potentials and to contribute to the country's economic ...

15 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

The Mirage of a Cambodia Palace Coup - The Diplomat

The Mirage of a Cambodia Palace Coup  The Diplomat

Suggestions by Sam Rainsy of a palace coup grossly overestimate factionalism in the CPP and underestimate Hun Sen's power.

14 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen Launches Legal Campaign Against Facebook Insults - វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Hun Sen Launches Legal Campaign Against Facebook Insults  វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Hun Sen said he would donate the proceeds from the seized assets to charity, but did not name any individuals who would be targeted.

14 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen mulls death penalty for child rapists - Khmer Times

Hun Sen mulls death penalty for child rapists  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday mulled capital punishment for those found guilty of sexual violence against children. While meeting with victims of sexual ...

11 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen wants death sentence for child rapists - Khmer Times

Hun Sen wants death sentence for child rapists  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen today said he wants the constitution amended to allow the death sentence for child rapists.

10 Mar 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodia leader Hun Sen considers death sentence for rapists - South China Morning Post

Cambodia leader Hun Sen considers death sentence for rapists  South China Morning Post

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Sunday he is considering proposing a new bill to impose the death sentence for those who rape their daughters or ...

10 Mar 2019 | 3:00 am

Hun Sen Gives Former Opposition Officials Royal Pardon Ultimatum - វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Hun Sen Gives Former Opposition Officials Royal Pardon Ultimatum  វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Some 118 former Cambodia National Rescue Party officials were banned from political activities for five years in a Supreme Court ruling in November 2017.

6 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Not a Chinese Vassal: Hun Sen - វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Cambodia Not a Chinese Vassal: Hun Sen  វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Speaking at the opening of a $50 million China-funded hospital in Tbong Khmum province late last month, Hun Sen said China had no intention of trying to ...

5 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's PM Hun Sen Defends Embrace of China Amid Concerns of 'Occupation' - The Cambodia Daily

Cambodia's PM Hun Sen Defends Embrace of China Amid Concerns of 'Occupation'  The Cambodia Daily

Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday dismissed concerns that increased investment and aid from China would result in the “occupation” of his country ...

2 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s Hun Sen Promises Legal Aid for 'Vulnerable Women' - VOA News

Cambodia’s Hun Sen Promises Legal Aid for 'Vulnerable Women'  VOA News

Cambodian union leaders say Prime Minister Hun Sen's promise of free legal benefits to vulnerable women, including garment factory workers, was prompted ...

1 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodian PM dismisses threat of Chinese colonisation - South China Morning Post

Cambodian PM dismisses threat of Chinese colonisation  South China Morning Post

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has defended his country's close ties with Beijing, declaring that a surge of mainland visitors and investment does not put ...

1 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen is undefeated: KRP president - Khmer Times

Hun Sen is undefeated: KRP president  Khmer Times

Khmer Rise Party president Sok Sovann Vathana Sabung says no politician will ever be able to defeat PM Hun Sen in election.

27 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Authorities Claim Hun Sen’s Facebook Page Hacked - វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Authorities Claim Hun Sen’s Facebook Page Hacked  វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

The prime minister is a regular Facebook user, often making announcements and responding to public opinion on the social media platform.

27 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Sokha lawyers deny working for Hun Sen - The Cambodia Daily

Sokha lawyers deny working for Hun Sen  The Cambodia Daily

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

23 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

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 ...

22 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen taunts opposition groups who wish him dead - Khmer Times

Hun Sen taunts opposition groups who wish him dead  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday taunted opposition groups who wish to see him dead by telling them to wait until the next lifetime, and claiming himself to be ...

21 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Hun Sen Calls For Destruction of Opposition in Leaked Phone Call - The Cambodia Daily

Cambodia's Hun Sen Calls For Destruction of Opposition in Leaked Phone Call  The Cambodia Daily

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 ...

15 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia PM Hun Sen blasts 'interference' as EU trade deal threatens country's garment industry - The Straits Times

Cambodia PM Hun Sen blasts 'interference' as EU trade deal threatens country's garment industry  The Straits Times

PHNOM PENH (AFP) - Cambodian Premier Hun Sen warned against interference in the country's affairs on Tuesday (Feb 12), his first comments since the ...

12 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Brexit and EU sanctions threaten to push Cambodia into economic crisis - Nikkei Asian Review

Brexit and EU sanctions threaten to push Cambodia into economic crisis  Nikkei Asian Review

PHNOM PENH -- Cambodia is teetering on the verge of economic crisis, as it faces higher export tariffs into Britain due to Brexit at a time when the E.

11 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Call to arrest Facebook user over Hun Sen death threat - Khmer Times

Call to arrest Facebook user over Hun Sen death threat  Khmer Times

A government spokesman today said he will file a complaint to the Interior Ministry today asking it to search and arrest a Facebook user for posting a death threat ...

10 Feb 2019 | 2:00 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

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

In tirade, Hun Sen calls on military to 'destroy' opponents - The Cambodia Daily

In tirade, Hun Sen calls on military to 'destroy' opponents  The Cambodia Daily

Phnom Penh – Cambodia's strongman leader Hun Sen on Thursday called on his country's military to “destroy” opponents if the government comes under threat, ...

25 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Ruler’s Recipe for Youth Appeal? An 8,900-Pound Rice Cake - The New York Times

Cambodia Ruler’s Recipe for Youth Appeal? An 8,900-Pound Rice Cake  The New York Times

First, there was a 4.5-ton sticky-rice cake. Then came the longest scarf ever and other oddball world records. They were all part of Prime Minister Hun Sen's plan ...

23 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

The rude health of Cambodia's Hun Sen - The Interpreter

The rude health of Cambodia's Hun Sen  The Interpreter

Speculation about succession by Hun Sen's eldest son is an interesting talking point – that could go on a while yet.

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

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

Cambodian PM Hun Sen concludes official trip to Vietnam - The Cambodia Daily

Cambodian PM Hun Sen concludes official trip to Vietnam  The Cambodia Daily

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen concluded his official visit to Vietnam from December 6 to 8 at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart ...

9 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

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 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 defends promotion of his sons to top posts - Reuters

Cambodia's Hun Sen defends promotion of his sons to top posts  Reuters

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen defended on Thursday the promotion of his three sons to senior positions in government and 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

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen told his ministers to ease pressure on labor union leaders on Wednesday, after threats by the European Union to remove ...

7 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

The European Union threatens the mainstay of Cambodia's economy - The Economist

The European Union threatens the mainstay of Cambodia's economy  The Economist

FROM STITCHING sequins to printing logos, making clothes can be a delicate, fiddly process. Even so, Cambodian factories swiftly fulfil huge orders placed by ...

3 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian regime figures splash millions on Melbourne properties as death threats escalate - ABC News

Cambodian regime figures splash millions on Melbourne properties as death threats escalate  ABC News

Senior members of the Cambodian regime amass multi-million-dollar properties and business portfolios in Melbourne, raising questions about the clout of the ...

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

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

Hun Sen's hunt for 'terrorists' - ucanews

Hun Sen's hunt for 'terrorists'  ucanews

Hun Sen's hunt for 'terrorists'. A series of arrests are widely seen as orchestrated but the Cambodian govt says threats are real.

10 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 - Reuters

Cambodia's Hun Sen defiant despite EU trade threat  Reuters

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

7 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 last week spoke at the United Nations General Assembly in New York. His presence at this year was highly strategic ...

3 Oct 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

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

HONG KONG — Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha was released on bail Monday, a year after he was jailed on treason charges that were widely seen ...

10 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia forms new government, extending Hun Sen's grip on power - Reuters UK

Cambodia forms new government, extending Hun Sen's grip on power  Reuters UK

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

5 Sep 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

Hun Sen's CPP wins all parliamentary seats in Cambodia election - Al Jazeera English

Hun Sen's CPP wins all parliamentary seats in Cambodia election  Al Jazeera English

Ruling party sweeps up all seats in parliament in last month's poll overshadowed by forced absence of viable opposition.

15 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Hun Sen says will give speech to U.N. after 'flawed election' - Reuters

Cambodia's Hun Sen says will give speech to U.N. after 'flawed election'  Reuters

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday he will give a speech to the United Nations General Assembly after claiming ...

5 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

Focus - Cambodia's Hun Sen set for re-election after 33 years in power - FRANCE 24

Focus - Cambodia's Hun Sen set for re-election after 33 years in power  FRANCE 24

For the past 33 years, Prime Minister Hun Sen has ruled Cambodia with an iron fist. He now looks set for re-election in a general election on Sunday. Freedom of ...

23 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen is in control, and Cambodia’s freedoms can wait - South China Morning Post

Hun Sen is in control, and Cambodia’s freedoms can wait  South China Morning Post

Having decimated all credible opposition, the Cambodian strongman is expected to romp to victory in the general election next week. Given the fear, resignation ...

18 Jul 2018 | 1:06 pm

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

The Shrinking Options for Cambodia’s Opposition as Hun Sen Eyes Another Re-Election - World Politics Review

The Shrinking Options for Cambodia’s Opposition as Hun Sen Eyes Another Re-Election  World Politics Review

In the run-up to Cambodia's national elections next month, long-ruling Prime Minister Hun Sen, in power since 1985, has taken no chances of a political shocker ...

11 Jun 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