Cambodia News: Hun Sen

Critic of Cambodian leader defiant in defamation trial - Chron.com


Critic of Cambodian leader defiant in defamation trial
Chron.com
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A political analyst in Cambodia who faces up to two years in prison and a penalty of half a million dollars in a defamation case brought by Prime Minister Hun Sen took a defiant stance in court Wednesday, demanding that ...

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26 Jul 2017 | 7:58 am

Missed Cabinet Meetings Fuel Illness Rumors - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Missed Cabinet Meetings Fuel Illness Rumors
The Cambodia Daily
Cambodia's Cabinet has not held its constitutionally mandated weekly meeting since June 16, fueling speculation about Prime Minister Hun Sen's health and confusion over why officials have forgone the meetings. Council of Ministers spokesman Phay ...

25 Jul 2017 | 6:42 pm

Hun Sen Donates to Fund of Slain Gov't Critic Amid Calls for Renewed Probe Into Death - VOA Khmer (English)


VOA Khmer (English)

Hun Sen Donates to Fund of Slain Gov't Critic Amid Calls for Renewed Probe Into Death
VOA Khmer (English)
In this Nov. 20, 2016 photo, a girl stands by a portrait of Kem Ley, a Cambodian prominent political analyst, at his grave in Ang Takok, Cambodia. Kem Ley, a poor rice farmer's son turned champion of Cambodia's have-nots, was sipping his usual iced ...

25 Jul 2017 | 11:04 am

Cambodia Charges Second Facebooker in One Week For Alleged Hun Sen Threats - Radio Free Asia


Cambodia Charges Second Facebooker in One Week For Alleged Hun Sen Threats
Radio Free Asia
A court in Cambodia has charged the second person in one week for allegedly threatening the life of Prime Minister Hun Sen on the head of state's Facebook page, drawing concern from a rights group that suggested the post may have been faked to frighten ...

21 Jul 2017 | 3:31 pm

Cambodia opposition fights back against Hun Sen's crackdown - Financial Times


Financial Times

Cambodia opposition fights back against Hun Sen's crackdown
Financial Times
Mu Sochua once fought to have British paedophile pop star Gary Glitter deported from Cambodia. Now she's battling to stop the opposition movement from being criminalised as Hun Sen, the prime minister of more than three decades, seeks to tighten his ...
'Am I the real Hun Sen?' Cambodian PM Hun Sen hits back at online rumours of ill healthThe Straits Times
'Is Hun Sen under medical emergency?': PM rebuts health rumours in self-referential speechThe Phnom Penh Post

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18 Jul 2017 | 3:16 am

Hun Sen Hits Back at Rumors of Illness With Selfies, City Drives - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Hun Sen Hits Back at Rumors of Illness With Selfies, City Drives
The Cambodia Daily
Prime Minister Hun Sen continued to fight off Facebook rumors that he was unwell and seeking treatment abroad over the weekend, making his case using video selfies and photographs of a casual Sunday drive. The social media tit-for-tat came as a ...
Hun Sen calls floated plan to offer former premiers amnesty a 'trick'The Phnom Penh Post
Hun Sen labels immunity plan 'insult' to CPPKhmer Times
Facebook video post linked activist murder to Hun SenThe Independent
Bangkok Post
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16 Jul 2017 | 5:36 pm

Woman Arrested for Linking Hun Sen to Kem Ley Murder - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Woman Arrested for Linking Hun Sen to Kem Ley Murder
The Cambodia Daily
Anti-terrorism police arrested a woman on Wednesday for allegedly linking Prime Minister Hun Sen and his family to the murder of political analyst Kem Ley in a live video on Facebook during Sunday's commemorations for the government critic. National ...
Young Cambodian Arrested For Derogatory Comments About Hun Sen on Social MediaRadio Free Asia
Woman arrested for Kem Ley remarks, National, Phnom Penh PostThe Phnom Penh Post

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12 Jul 2017 | 3:49 pm

Cambodia PM Hun Sen's absence prompts questions - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

Cambodia PM Hun Sen's absence prompts questions
The Sydney Morning Herald
Bangkok: Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has cancelled his attendance at official events and remained out of the country for days, prompting speculation he is receiving medical treatment in Singapore. But the strongman who has ruled for more than ...
Prime Minister Hits Back at Health, Internal Strife ClaimsThe Cambodia Daily

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11 Jul 2017 | 4:17 pm

Cambodia's Hun Sen Pushes For Tighter Restrictions on Political Opposition - Radio Free Asia


The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia's Hun Sen Pushes For Tighter Restrictions on Political Opposition
Radio Free Asia
Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen lashed out again on Wednesday at critics of his 32-year rule, urging ruling-party lawmakers to enact legislation banning opposition figure Sam Rainsy from future political activity and asking his Interior Ministry to ...
Protests promised during Hun Sen visit to AustraliaThe Phnom Penh Post
After Election Shortcomings, Hun Sen Orders Ministers Not to Be 'Arrogant Bosses'VOA Khmer (English)
More Law Changes Underway to Sideline RainsyThe Cambodia Daily
The Diplomat -WTOP
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28 Jun 2017 | 4:31 pm

Cambodia's Hun Sen orders probe into rights group - Reuters


Reuters

Cambodia's Hun Sen orders probe into rights group
Reuters
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered an investigation on Wednesday into The Situation Room, a consortium of rights groups which criticized local elections this month that handed a victory to Hun Sen's ruling party. Speaking ...
Hun Sen through his own eyesAsia Times
Cambodian ruling party marks 66th anniversary, vowing to maintain peace, developmentXinhua
Cambodian People's Party marks founding anniversaryhttp://en.vietnamplus.vn/ (press release)

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28 Jun 2017 | 2:48 am