Cambodia News: Norodom Ranariddh Party

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

Should Malaysia consider lese majeste? - Daily Express

Should Malaysia consider lese majeste?  Daily Express

KUALA LUMPUR: The act of insulting and mocking the monarchy through social media has become increasingly common nowadays that some have suggested ...

13 Feb 2019 | 9:24 pm

Hun Sen speaks of failed coup attempts - Khmer Times

Hun Sen speaks of failed coup attempts  Khmer Times

In a speech commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Royal Cambodian Army yesterday, Prime Minister Hun Sen said he was personally targeted by his ...

25 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's 20 years of peace - ucanews

Cambodia's 20 years of peace  ucanews

Cambodia's 20 years of peace. Marking of the formal ending of civil war was previously overshadowed by other anniversaries in a bloody timeline.

10 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Funcinpec officials reject KNUP claims of a 'merger' - The Phnom Penh Post

Funcinpec officials reject KNUP claims of a 'merger'  The Phnom Penh Post

KHMER National United Party (KNUP) secretary-general Sok Visal said on Monday that his party will merge with Funcinpec and that talks had reached a ...

8 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

The Truth About War and Peace in Cambodia - The Diplomat

The Truth About War and Peace in Cambodia  The Diplomat

For decades, the official line from the United Nations and the bevy of international foreign ministers and diplomats who brokered the 1991 Paris Peace Accords ...

5 Jan 2019 | 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

Cambodia Ends Long-Running Debate as it Celebrates 20 Years of Peace - VOA News

Cambodia Ends Long-Running Debate as it Celebrates 20 Years of Peace  VOA News

Cambodia's government will host the start of a three-day celebration marking the 20-year anniversary of the end of civil war. The event, beginning Dec.

26 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Kong Korm: 'Arrogant' Sam Rainsy has 'betrayed the people's will' - The Phnom Penh Post

Kong Korm: 'Arrogant' Sam Rainsy has 'betrayed the people's will'  The Phnom Penh Post

Kong Korm, the former top adviser to the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) who recently announced his return to the political ...

17 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Conflict lingers on Paris Accords - The Phnom Penh Post

Conflict lingers on Paris Accords  The Phnom Penh Post

As the Kingdom prepares to commemorate on October 23 the 27th anniversary of the signing of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords, which ushered in an end to ...

18 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen Raises Spectre of Assassination Attempt in Warning Over Threat of Coup - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Hun Sen Raises Spectre of Assassination Attempt in Warning Over Threat of Coup  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

According to Hun Sen, in September 1998 while traveling to Siem Reap his car was targeted by an attacker with a B40 rocket-propelled grenade.

26 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

PM 'determined' after forgiving those behind 'murder attempt' - The Phnom Penh Post

PM 'determined' after forgiving those behind 'murder attempt'  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime minister Hun Sen on Monday said he has forgiven those responsible for an attempt on his life 20 years ago, using the anniversary to further express his ...

25 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Ministry rejects Prince Chakravuth's position - Khmer Times

Ministry rejects Prince Chakravuth's position  Khmer Times

The Interior Ministry has rejected the decision of the royalist Funcinpec Party to appoint Prince Norodom Ranariddh's son as acting president.

13 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Funcinpec and KNUP may merge - Khmer Times

Funcinpec and KNUP may merge  Khmer Times

The royalist Funcinpec party and Khmer National United Party may merge in a move to gain more support, party officials said yesterday. KNUP spokesman Run ...

11 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Sokha, In His Own Words - VOA Khmer

Kem Sokha, In His Own Words  VOA Khmer

WASHINGTON – ​[Editor's Note: The following text tells the life story of Kem Sokha, president of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party until it was ...

6 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Terminated Funcinpec members seek clarification - Khmer Times

Terminated Funcinpec members seek clarification  Khmer Times

Four Funcinpec officials sacked by the party are now demanding clarification.

24 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Ex-Funcinpec officials lose party memberships - Khmer Times

Ex-Funcinpec officials lose party memberships  Khmer Times

Funcinpec acting president terminates the memberships of 4 higher-ranking officials.

22 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Funcinpec removes three VP positions - Khmer Times

Funcinpec removes three VP positions  Khmer Times

Displaying a conflict in the inner workings of the Funcinpec party, three senior party officials had their positions removed.

20 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Top-level turnover at Funcinpec - Khmer Times

Top-level turnover at Funcinpec  Khmer Times

Four high-ranking Funcinpec officials, i.e. three deputy presidents and one deputy secretary general, have been removed from office.

18 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's ruling party won all seats in July vote: election commission - Reuters

Cambodia's ruling party won all seats in July vote: election commission  Reuters

Cambodia's ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) won all 125 parliamentary seats in a national election in July, electoral authorities said on Wednesday as ...

15 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Ranariddh appoints his son leader of Funcinpec amid medical treatment - The Phnom Penh Post

Ranariddh appoints his son leader of Funcinpec amid medical treatment  The Phnom Penh Post

Funcinpec party president Prince Norodom Ranariddh on Saturday appointed his oldest son as acting president and a senior party member as ...

13 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Funcinpec appoints acting head - Khmer Times

Funcinpec appoints acting head  Khmer Times

The Funcinpec Party appointed Prince Norodom Chakravuth as its acting president while Prince Norodom Ranariddh, the party's head since 1992, is out of the ...

11 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Funcinpec promises reforms after second place finish - Khmer Times

Funcinpec promises reforms after second place finish  Khmer Times

The royalist Funcinpec party has vowed to iron out its party's years-long infighting and get its leadership reformed in a move to buttress its popularity after ...

9 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

A Requiem for Cambodian Elections - The Diplomat

A Requiem for Cambodian Elections  The Diplomat

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen scored a resounding electoral victory, who is really to blame for such an outlandish result?

4 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

Funcinpec vies for CNRP bastion - The Phnom Penh Post

Funcinpec vies for CNRP bastion  The Phnom Penh Post

Millions of Cambodians went to cast their ballots across the country on July 29. So too did people in Kampong Cham's Mien commune. Despite being a ...

30 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

In 1993, the UN tried to bring democracy to Cambodia. Is that dream dead? - BBC News

In 1993, the UN tried to bring democracy to Cambodia. Is that dream dead?  BBC News

It's been 25 years since the UN tried to bring democracy to war-ravaged Cambodia. Is that dream dead?

28 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia completes its slide from democracy to dictatorship - Irish Times

Cambodia completes its slide from democracy to dictatorship  Irish Times

Election on Sunday will see prime minister Hun Sen extend his 33-year run in office.

27 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia says over 300 foreign observers to monitor Sunday's general election - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodia says over 300 foreign observers to monitor Sunday's general election - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

PHNOM PENH, July 26 (Xinhua) -- About 306 international observers from over 40 countries will monitor Cambodia's general election on July 29, a spokesman ...

26 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

A prince benefits from democracy’s death in Cambodia - South China Morning Post

A prince benefits from democracy’s death in Cambodia  South China Morning Post

Cambodia's political prince Norodom Ranariddh submits to strongman Hun Sen as opposition crumbles.

20 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Adrift | In Enclave With Complex History, the Ruling Party Rules - Voice of America

Cambodia Adrift | In Enclave With Complex History, the Ruling Party Rules  Voice of America

But in a village where Cambodians and ethnic Vietnamese live together peacefully, traditional distrust surfaces in polls.

18 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Parties officially kick off election season with rallies across country - The Phnom Penh Post

Parties officially kick off election season with rallies across country  The Phnom Penh Post

The first day of campaigning for the national elections set for July 29 kicked off on Saturday with 11 political parties holding rallies across the Kingdom.

9 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian political parties begin campaigns for general election - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodian political parties begin campaigns for general election - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen (L), president of the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP), and his wife Bun Rany attend an election ...

8 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Adrift | A Life Spent Striving for National Unity - Voice of America

Cambodia Adrift | A Life Spent Striving for National Unity  Voice of America

Son Chhay has been a fixture in Cambodian politics since 1993. A member of the now-dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), he opted ...

6 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia-China mark 60 years of diplomatic ties - The ASEAN Post

Cambodia-China mark 60 years of diplomatic ties  The ASEAN Post

Cambodia and China recently marked 60 years of the establishment of diplomatic relations with a grand gala dinner. Presiding over the event were Cambodian ...

4 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Funcinpec signals Ranariddh's return - Khmer Times

Funcinpec signals Ranariddh's return  Khmer Times

Prince Norodom Ranariddh will soon join his party's upcoming election campaign upon his recovery from a fatal car crash.

4 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

PM: Insults just 'strategy' - The Phnom Penh Post

PM: Insults just 'strategy'  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen lifted the curtain on some of his own political strategies on Wednesday, when he said his criticisms of minor party leaders in the past ...

28 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Funcinpec to hire lawyer over fatal crash - Khmer Times

Funcinpec to hire lawyer over fatal crash  Khmer Times

The Funcipec party decides to hire a lawyer to review the Prince's traffic accident case.

25 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Recovering Ranariddh appeals for people to vote in July 29 elections - The Phnom Penh Post

Recovering Ranariddh appeals for people to vote in July 29 elections  The Phnom Penh Post

Prince Norodom Ranariddh appealed to all Cambodians to vote in the July 29 national elections and not listen to members of the court-dissolved Cambodian ...

25 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Adrift | “The CPP Will Lead the Country Forever” - Voice of America

Cambodia Adrift | “The CPP Will Lead the Country Forever”  Voice of America

Phnom Penh, Cambodia The course of Sok Eysan's life was set one day in 1979 as he wandered the streets of the Cambodian capital, desperate and alone.

25 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Prince Norodom Ranariddh's wife, Ouk Phalla cremated in capital - The Phnom Penh Post

Prince Norodom Ranariddh's wife, Ouk Phalla cremated in capital  The Phnom Penh Post

Prince Norodom Ranariddh was absent at the cremation ceremony of his wife, Ouk Phalla, on Wednesday, but a gathering of the royal family, party leaders, ...

21 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s Royalist Party Demands Probe of Crash That Left Prince Injured, Princess Dead - Radio Free Asia

Cambodia’s Royalist Party Demands Probe of Crash That Left Prince Injured, Princess Dead  Radio Free Asia

Cambodia's royalist Funcinpec party on Thursday rejected a police report which called a car collision that left the party's president Prince Norodom Ranariddh ...

21 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Prince Ranariddh regains ability to talk after crash - Khmer Times

Prince Ranariddh regains ability to talk after crash  Khmer Times

Prince Norodom Ranariddh, who was seriously injured in a car crash that killed his wife, has regained the ability to talk as he recovers in a Thailand hospital, ...

20 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Funcinpec urges probe into deadly Preah Sihanouk accident - The Phnom Penh Post

Funcinpec urges probe into deadly Preah Sihanouk accident  The Phnom Penh Post

THE Funcinpec party has urged the government, especially the Ministry of Interior, to investigate the traffic accident in Preah Sihanouk province which left Prince ...

19 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Prince Ranariddh, his wife got injured in road accident: police - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodian Prince Ranariddh, his wife got injured in road accident: police - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

Cambodian Prince Norodom Ranariddh, president of Funcinpec Party, and his wife Ouk Phalla got injured in a road accident in southwestern Preah Sihanouk ...

17 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

World Digest: June 17, 2018 - Washington Post

World Digest: June 17, 2018  Washington Post

Migrants' ordeal ends as rescue ship docks in Spain; fire ravages Glasgow's historic Mackintosh building.

17 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

How Cambodia's political refugees are being betrayed by US legal system - Southeast Asia Globe

How Cambodia's political refugees are being betrayed by US legal system  Southeast Asia Globe

Despite documented cases of torture and abuse, immigration court files obtained by Southeast Asia Globe reveal that the US is sending Cambodian asylum ...

11 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Four Funcipec members in Pursat resign from party - The Phnom Penh Post

Four Funcipec members in Pursat resign from party  The Phnom Penh Post

Four high-ranking Funcinpec party members in Pursat province have submitted a letter to party President Prince Norodom, announcing their resignations.

8 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen chastises Funcinpec president for ambitious campaign promise - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen chastises Funcinpec president for ambitious campaign promise  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday slammed the Funcinpec party's promise to pay off the personal debts of Cambodians if it won the July 29 national ...

31 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Parties express satisfaction with ballot slot positions - The Phnom Penh Post

Parties express satisfaction with ballot slot positions  The Phnom Penh Post

The National Election Committee (NEC) on Tuesday held a public draw to determine the order of political parties on the ballot paper for the July 29 national ...

30 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Dharmacracy Party seeks to rebalance Cambodian politics - Khmer Times

Dharmacracy Party seeks to rebalance Cambodian politics  Khmer Times

The national election in July is going to be dominated by the presence of male heads of parties. However, one woman will be among a handful of women ...

29 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's election committee draws ballot numbers for parties in national poll - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodia's election committee draws ballot numbers for parties in national poll - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

Cambodia's National Election Committee (NEC) on Tuesday drew random numbers for political party positions on election ballots, with the ruling party taking the ...

29 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's election committee says 20 political parties to contest in July national poll - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodia's election committee says 20 political parties to contest in July national poll - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

PHNOM PENH, May 24 (Xinhua) -- Cambodia's National Election Committee (NEC) had officially recognized all of the 20 political parties that registered to ...

24 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Funcinpec added to NEC's list - The Phnom Penh Post

Funcinpec added to NEC's list  The Phnom Penh Post

The National Election Committee raised the tally of political parties fully registered for the upcoming national elections to five on Wednesday, with the royalist ...

17 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Many calls on authorities to arrest those insulting the King - Khmer Times

Hun Many calls on authorities to arrest those insulting the King  Khmer Times

A lawmaker for ruling CPP and president of Union of Youth Federations of Cambodia has called on all relevant authorities to arrest suspects after doctored ...

15 May 2018 | 2:00 am

20 political parties register to contest in Cambodia's July general election - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

20 political parties register to contest in Cambodia's July general election - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

PHNOM PENH, May 14 (Xinhua) -- Twenty political parties have so far registered to contest in Cambodia's upcoming general election, up from eight in the last ...

14 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia makes first arrest using new royal insult law - The Straits Times

Cambodia makes first arrest using new royal insult law  The Straits Times

PHNOM PENH (REUTERS) - A 50-year-old teacher has been arrested in Cambodia for allegedly insulting the monarchy in a comment posted on Facebook, ...

13 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Analysis: The PM's catch and release strategy - The Phnom Penh Post

Analysis: The PM's catch and release strategy  The Phnom Penh Post

As the master angler of Cambodia's admittedly small political pond, Prime Minister Hun Sen is the king of catch and release. Such appears to be the case with ...

2 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen reiterates CNRP ban as party registration begins - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen reiterates CNRP ban as party registration begins  The Phnom Penh Post

Registration for political parties to compete in the coming national elections kicked off on Monday, with Prime Minister Hun Sen repeating there will be no ...

1 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia king urges Senate dominated by ruling party to protect rights - Reuters

Cambodia king urges Senate dominated by ruling party to protect rights  Reuters

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia's King Norodom Sihamoni on Monday urged senators to protect justice and human rights as the upper house of the ...

23 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Two new Funcinpec members confirmed to Senate - The Phnom Penh Post

Two new Funcinpec members confirmed to Senate  The Phnom Penh Post

The National Assembly elected two members of Funcinpec to the Senate on Monday, completing the 62-member legislative body dominated by the ruling ...

9 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Ley Party changes name to Khmer United Party - The Phnom Penh Post

Kem Ley Party changes name to Khmer United Party  The Phnom Penh Post

The newly minted Kem Ley Party founded by the slain political activist's brother has changed its name to the Khmer United Party. The change puts the party in ...

23 Mar 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

Cambodian PM Hun Sen's party sweeps all seats in Senate election: Official results - The Straits Times

Cambodian PM Hun Sen's party sweeps all seats in Senate election: Official results  The Straits Times

PHNOM PENH (XINHUA) - The ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) of Prime Minister Hun Sen won all the Senate seats at stake in an election on Feb 25, ...

3 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Ley's brother to create new political party - Khmer Times

Kem Ley's brother to create new political party  Khmer Times

Slain political analyst Kem Ley's younger brother Kem Rithysith has decided to form a political party in a bid to participate in the upcoming elections in July, but ...

26 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian PM's party wins sweeping victory in Senate election: preliminary results - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodian PM's party wins sweeping victory in Senate election: preliminary results - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

The ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) of Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen won a sweeping victory in a Senate (or upper house) election on ...

25 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

National Assembly passes lèse majesté law, limits to freedom of association - The Phnom Penh Post

National Assembly passes lèse majesté law, limits to freedom of association  The Phnom Penh Post

The National Assembly unanimously passed amendments to the Constitution and Criminal Code Wednesday that will impose restrictions on political rights and ...

14 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s Ruling Party to Sweep Senate in Election Without Opposition - Voice of America

Cambodia’s Ruling Party to Sweep Senate in Election Without Opposition  Voice of America

On Feb. 25, seven commune councilors are going to vote in Cambodia's Senate election, a nationwide political contest few citizens know or care much about.

11 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Funcinpec dismisses three more members - Khmer Times

Funcinpec dismisses three more members  Khmer Times

The royalist Funcipec party yesterday dismissed three more members after holding an internal meeting over the weekend. According to a letter signed by Prince ...

30 Jan 2018 | 2:00 am

Funcinpec fires four - The Phnom Penh Post

Funcinpec fires four  The Phnom Penh Post

A Funcinpec member who created a petition to remove other high-ranking party officials has instead himself been fired by party President Prince Norodom ...

29 Jan 2018 | 2:00 am

Funcinpec official looks to have members fired, National, Politics - The Phnom Penh Post

Funcinpec official looks to have members fired, National, Politics  The Phnom Penh Post

A high-ranking Funcinpec official has published a petition calling for the dismissal of two prominent party members, accusing the pair of nepotism. Seng Haksrun ...

26 Jan 2018 | 2:00 am

Funcinpec shoots down rumours of Chinese VP - The Phnom Penh Post

Funcinpec shoots down rumours of Chinese VP  The Phnom Penh Post

The royalist Funcinpec party yesterday denied local media reports that it had appointed a Chinese national as vice president. Rasmei Kampuchea on Sunday ...

16 Jan 2018 | 2:00 am

Funcinpec appoints Chinese-Cambodian - Khmer Times

Funcinpec appoints Chinese-Cambodian  Khmer Times

Funcinpec's president Prince Norodom Ranariddh has appointed a Chinese-Cambodian businessman as the party's new vice president. The announcement ...

15 Jan 2018 | 2:00 am

Despite ban on foreign funding, Ranariddh says Funcinpec donation is up to China - The Phnom Penh Post

Despite ban on foreign funding, Ranariddh says Funcinpec donation is up to China  The Phnom Penh Post

Funcinpec President Prince Norodom Ranariddh yesterday doubled down on his seemingly illegal request for Chinese aid, claiming it was his “right”, despite ...

2 Jan 2018 | 2:00 am

Government will not look into Funcinpec request for aid from China - The Phnom Penh Post

Government will not look into Funcinpec request for aid from China  The Phnom Penh Post

Interior Ministry spokesman Khieu Sopheak said royalist party Funcinpec will not be investigated for requesting funds from China, despite an article in the Law ...

28 Dec 2017 | 2:00 am

Funcinpec asks China for help - Khmer Times

Funcinpec asks China for help  Khmer Times

The royalist Funcinpec Party has asked the Communist Party of China for assistance in the upcoming 2018 national election. Wang Weiguang, president of the ...

26 Dec 2017 | 2:00 am

Funcinpec to head five commissions - The Phnom Penh Post

Funcinpec to head five commissions  The Phnom Penh Post

Newly minted Funcinpec lawmakers took their places this weekend at the head of five National Assembly commissions previously chaired by the now-dissolved ...

11 Dec 2017 | 2:00 am

National Assembly approves its new Vice President - Khmer Times

National Assembly approves its new Vice President  Khmer Times

The National Assembly voted to ratify a lawmaker from the royalist Funcipec Party as its First Vice President. On Friday You Hokry replaced Kem Sokha, who had ...

8 Dec 2017 | 2:00 am

Funcinpec's 'new' National Assembly members have long, chequered past - The Phnom Penh Post

Funcinpec's 'new' National Assembly members have long, chequered past  The Phnom Penh Post

Following the redistribution of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party's seats in parliament, 55 new lawmakers entered the National Assembly this ...

1 Dec 2017 | 2:00 am

With CNRP gone, minor parties take their National Assembly seats - The Phnom Penh Post

With CNRP gone, minor parties take their National Assembly seats  The Phnom Penh Post

Forty-four unelected lawmakers from three parties that won less than a combined 5 percent of the vote in the 2013 elections took their seats in the National ...

28 Nov 2017 | 2:00 am

Breaking: Lawmakers take CNRP seats after dissolution - The Phnom Penh Post

Breaking: Lawmakers take CNRP seats after dissolution  The Phnom Penh Post

Forty-four unelected lawmakers from three parties that won less than a combined 5 percent of the vote in the 2013 elections took their seats in the National ...

27 Nov 2017 | 2:00 am

List of new National Assembly members approved - The Phnom Penh Post

List of new National Assembly members approved  The Phnom Penh Post

The National Election Committee (NEC) has approved new candidates to fill National Assembly seats left vacant by the dissolution of the opposition, drastically ...

24 Nov 2017 | 2:00 am

Whatever happened to... Cambodia's Funcinpec Party - Southeast Asia Globe

Whatever happened to... Cambodia's Funcinpec Party  Southeast Asia Globe

From commanding almost half of the popular vote in Cambodia's 1993 elections to barely a footnote in the most recent ballots, Funcinpec's resurgence as a tool ...

22 Nov 2017 | 2:00 am

CPP could get 11 more seats, National - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP could get 11 more seats, National  The Phnom Penh Post

The ruling Cambodian People's Party appears poised to absorb 11 more seats in the National Assembly, bringing their majority to almost two-thirds, while ...

19 Oct 2017 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's political prince submits to its strongman - Reuters

Cambodia's political prince submits to its strongman  Reuters

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - With Cambodia's opposition warning of the imminent death of its democracy, the historic rival who once beat Prime Minister Hun Sen ...

14 Oct 2017 | 2:00 am

As CNRP's dissolution looms, small parties look set to enter a big stage - The Phnom Penh Post

As CNRP's dissolution looms, small parties look set to enter a big stage  The Phnom Penh Post

The seemingly impending demise of Cambodia's main opposition, and the snap draft laws put in motion to replace them in parliament, threatens to throw a ...

13 Oct 2017 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Government Moves to Dissolve CNRP Opposition Party - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian Government Moves to Dissolve CNRP Opposition Party  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Government lawyers in Cambodia moved on Friday to end opposition to the continued rule of Prime Minister Hun Sen, submitting a petition to the country's ...

6 Oct 2017 | 2:00 am

Making of a strongman: In July 1997, Hun Sen took full control of the country – and his party - The Phnom Penh Post

Making of a strongman: In July 1997, Hun Sen took full control of the country – and his party  The Phnom Penh Post

Over two days of bloody armed battles 20 years ago today, forces loyal to Hun Sen routed troops supporting Prince Norodom Ranariddh, marking the moment ...

5 Jul 2017 | 2:00 am

Return To War - The Cambodia Daily

Return To War  The Cambodia Daily

A soldier loyal to Second Prime Minister Hun Sen armed with a B-40 rocket launcher prepares to move toward the front- line of fighting in the western area of ...

30 Jun 2017 | 2:00 am

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

Cambodian Prince Says May Seek to Ease North Korea Tensions During Visit  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Prince Norodom Ranariddh is the son of the late King Norodom Sihanouk, who formed close relations with the regime of Kim Il Sung in the early 1970s.

18 May 2017 | 2:00 am

Ranariddh off to North Korea - 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 ...

12 May 2017 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Opposition Marks 1997 Coup - VOA News

Cambodian Opposition Marks 1997 Coup  VOA News

It has been 19 years since the Cambodian People's Party seized control of the country in a violent coup. On Wednesday, two opposition parties — the Cambodia ...

6 Jul 2016 | 2:00 am

Letter slams Ranariddh over Funcinpec leadership - The Phnom Penh Post

Letter slams Ranariddh over Funcinpec leadership  The Phnom Penh Post

An anonymous letter was posted on a local news portal yesterday purporting to be from royalist Funcinpec party members nostalgic for the days of the party's ...

1 Feb 2016 | 2:00 am

Ranariddh in car accident - The Phnom Penh Post

Ranariddh in car accident  The Phnom Penh Post

Funcinpec party head Prince Norodom Ranariddh was the victim of a hit-and-run accident on Saturday that left at least six injured in Kampong Cham province, ...

27 Apr 2015 | 2:00 am

Arun Rasmey ends run with Funcinpec party - The Phnom Penh Post

Arun Rasmey ends run with Funcinpec party  The Phnom Penh Post

Princess Norodom Arun Rasmey has resigned from her position as a deputy president of the royalist Funcinpec party, prompting analysts to question the viability ...

25 Mar 2015 | 2:00 am

Going back to his roots - The Phnom Penh Post

Going back to his roots  The Phnom Penh Post

Prince Norodom Ranariddh is leaving his newly formed political party and returning to the one that he led decades ago. In a letter addressed to current ...

2 Jan 2015 | 2:00 am

Prince Ranariddh To Form New Royal Political Party - VOA Khmer

Prince Ranariddh To Form New Royal Political Party  VOA Khmer

Prince Norodom Ranarridh, once Prime Minister Hun Sen's biggest political rival, has formed a new party. In an interview at his home in Phnom Penh, the prince ...

25 Feb 2014 | 2:00 am

Group Says Close to Dropping Support for Prince - The Cambodia Daily

Group Says Close to Dropping Support for Prince  The Cambodia Daily

The Norodom Ranariddh Party, already rudderless since the retirement from politics of its president Prince Ranariddh, took another blow Tuesday with a key ...

28 Jan 2009 | 2:00 am