Cambodia News: Norodom Ranariddh Party

Democracy in Cambodia Did Not Die – It Has Yet to Exist - The Diplomat


The Diplomat

Democracy in Cambodia Did Not Die – It Has Yet to Exist
The Diplomat
This reversion became even more apparent when Hun Sen ousted Norodom Ranariddh and the royalist elites in 1997, allowing him and his party to win the 1998 elections. While many are surprised about the arrest of Kem Sokha, the shutting down of The ...

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15 Sep 2017 | 2:41 pm

As Cambodia crackdown gathers steam, opposition wonders, 'Who's next?' - Washington Post


Washington Post

As Cambodia crackdown gathers steam, opposition wonders, 'Who's next?'
Washington Post
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — The opposition leader is in jail charged with treason, senior party officials have fled abroad and fear is spreading through Cambodia's civil society as a government crackdown intensifies ahead of national elections next year ...
Cambodia crosses red line to 'outright dictatorship'Ballarat Courier

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10 Sep 2017 | 3:22 pm

What's Really Behind Cambodia's Latest Opposition Crackdown? - The Diplomat


The Diplomat

What's Really Behind Cambodia's Latest Opposition Crackdown?
The Diplomat
Though far from shocking, the arrest of Kem Sokha, the leader of Cambodia's main opposition party, the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), without a warrant and in violation of his parliamentary immunity, is yet another step that illustrates the ...

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8 Sep 2017 | 12:38 pm

Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha arrested over alleged plot with US - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha arrested over alleged plot with US
The Sydney Morning Herald
He staged a bloody coup in 1997 that ousted his royalist co-prime minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh. Mr Hun Sen's Cambodian People's Party won local elections in June but opposition parties fared reasonably well, increasing speculation of a close ...
Branding Daily a 'Thief,' Hun Sen Says Pay Tax or LeaveThe Cambodia Daily
Statement by CEO John F. Lansing on press freedom in Cambodia - BBG - Broadcasting Board of GovernorsBroadcasting Board of Governors
US Lawmakers 'Concerned' By Cambodia Decision to Close NDI, Target MediaVOA Khmer

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2 Sep 2017 | 7:09 pm

Suddenly it's open season on the press in Cambodia - Washington Post


Washington Post

Suddenly it's open season on the press in Cambodia
Washington Post
Since becoming prime minister in 1985, he has ruthlessly fought off challenges to his supremacy by just about any means, including a brief but bloody coup in 1997 that ousted his co-prime minister, Prince Norodom Ranariddh. But even as most ... In 2013 ...

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30 Aug 2017 | 1:00 pm

All KNUP Members Will Be Removed From Government: CPP Spokesman - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

All KNUP Members Will Be Removed From Government: CPP Spokesman
The Cambodia Daily
In the following decade, amid Funcinpec's decline, Mr. Bun Chhay sued Prince Norodom Ranariddh—who had been the party's president and co-prime minister after the 1993 election—for allegedly pocketing money from the sale of Funcinpec headquarters.

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21 Jul 2017 | 6:20 am

Victories were few for small parties - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Victories were few for small parties
The Phnom Penh Post
The commune belonged to the royalist Funcinpec party in 2012, but flipped on Sunday after the Prince Norodom Ranariddh-led party spilt in 2016, with Bun Chhay leaving to form the KNUP. KNUP spokesman Tum Sambol said the incumbent commune chief, ...

5 Jun 2017 | 7:39 pm

PM Hun Sen Repeats Threat of War if His Party Loses Elections - Radio Free Asia


PM Hun Sen Repeats Threat of War if His Party Loses Elections
Radio Free Asia
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday repeated his warning that opposition victories in local elections next month and parliamentary polls in 2018 would bring war to the country, saying his ruling Cambodian People's Party could lose patience ...

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25 May 2017 | 4:11 pm

Cambodian Prince Says May Seek to Ease North Korea Tensions During Visit - VOA Khmer (English)


VOA Khmer (English)

Cambodian Prince Says May Seek to Ease North Korea Tensions During Visit
VOA Khmer (English)
Prince Norodom Ranariddh, president of the royalist Funcinpec party, questioned why the United States and its allies were able to maintain large stockpiles of nuclear weapons, but North Korea was not. “I wanted to ask why the U.S., South Korea and ...

17 May 2017 | 12:44 pm

Ranariddh off to North Korea - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Ranariddh off to North Korea
Khmer Times
Prince Norodom Ranariddh has pledged to help ease rising tensions on the Korean peninsula when he visits the North in July. The Funcinpec Party president said he would address the North's growing nuclear ambitions with leader Kim Jong-un, if China's ...
Prince Ranariddh to Visit North Korea, Make Plea Against WarThe Cambodia Daily
Cambodia's Prince Ranariddh to visit North KoreaNK News

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11 May 2017 | 1:17 pm