Cambodia News: Ranariddh

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

PM signals return of Lu Lay Sreng to Kingdom - Khmer Times

PM signals return of Lu Lay Sreng to Kingdom  Khmer Times

PM says he is allowing exiled government critic Lu Lay Sreng to return to the Kingdom.

2 Apr 2019 | 2:00 am

Lu Lay Sreng asks to be pardoned - Khmer Times

Lu Lay Sreng asks to be pardoned  Khmer Times

Exiled government critic Lu Lay Sreng has asked Prime Minister Hun Sen to have him pardoned and allow him to return home before the upcoming Khmer New ...

1 Apr 2019 | 2:00 am

Asian and European political parties converging in Colombo; major meetings in Manila at year-end and 20th Anniversary in 2020 - Manila Bulletin

Asian and European political parties converging in Colombo; major meetings in Manila at year-end and 20th Anniversary in 2020  Manila Bulletin

PEACE-MAKER. By FORMER SPEAKER JOSE C. DE VENECIA JR. Jose C. De Venecia Jr. A few days from now, on April 5-7, 2019, the Asia-Europe Political ...

24 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

Cambodia morning news for March 11, 2019 - AEC News Today

Cambodia morning news for March 11, 2019  AEC News Today

All the #Cambodia #news you need to know for March 11, 2019. Cambodia English news, Cambodia business news, Cambodia news today, Cambodia latest ...

11 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Prince Ranariddh returns amid reports of KNUP merger - Khmer Times

Prince Ranariddh returns amid reports of KNUP merger  Khmer Times

Funcinpec party president Prince Norodom Ranariddh earlier this week returned to the Kingdom amidst reports his party will soon merge with the Khmer ...

8 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Should Malaysia consider lese majeste? - Daily Express

Should Malaysia consider lese majeste?  Daily Express

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

14 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

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'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 '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

Cuban President confirms new North Korean ambassador in Havana ceremony - NK News

Cuban President confirms new North Korean ambassador in Havana ceremony  NK News

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel on Wednesday accepted the credentials of incoming North Korean ambassador Ma Chol Su in a ceremony in Havana, ...

22 Nov 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 - The Cambodia Daily

Hun Sen Raises Spectre of Assassination Attempt in Warning Over Threat of Coup  The Cambodia Daily

Phnom Penh – Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday said his government would not allow violence to return to Cambodian politics, reminding Cambodians of an ...

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

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

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

Prince Ranariddh's son takes the helm - Khmer Times

Prince Ranariddh's son takes the helm  Khmer Times

Funcinpec party president Prince Norodom Ranariddh has hand-picked his oldest son to take over the party in his absence as he continues to recover from a ...

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

Does Australia have the political will – or leverage – to support change in Cambodia? - The Conversation AU

Does Australia have the political will – or leverage – to support change in Cambodia?  The Conversation AU

The recent ABC Four Corners story “Champagne with Dictators” shows Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen at a political rally telling the ABC reporter that ...

6 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Funcinpec Party holds election campaign rally in Phnom Penh - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodia's Funcinpec Party holds election campaign rally in Phnom Penh - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

Supporters of the Funcinpec Party attend an election campaign rally in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on July 27, 2018. The Funcinpec Party, led by Prince Norodom ...

28 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Adrift | Government Confirms Blocking 15 Independent News Sites Over Poll “Disruption” - Voice of America

Cambodia Adrift | Government Confirms Blocking 15 Independent News Sites Over Poll “Disruption”  Voice of America

The Cambodian government has ordered internet *service* providers (ISPs) to block the websites of 15 news websites of independent outlets including Voice of ...

28 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Funcinpec marches through Phnom Penh - Khmer Times

Funcinpec marches through Phnom Penh  Khmer Times

About 1500 members and supporters of Funcinpec were marching through Phnom Penh in its final campaign on Friday.

27 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian vote expected to deliver a defeat for U.N.-led pro-democracy efforts - The Washington Post

Cambodian vote expected to deliver a defeat for U.N.-led pro-democracy efforts  The Washington Post

Cambodia's U.N.-led democratic experiment is expected to receive a crushing blow Sunday, as the country goes to the polls in an election all but engineered to ...

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 Mahathir-like figure, a car crash, and Cambodia’s ‘election’ - South China Morning Post

A Mahathir-like figure, a car crash, and Cambodia’s ‘election’  South China Morning Post

Prince Norodom Ranariddh was a former leader returning to politics, but his severe injury in a head-on collision means Prime Minister Hun Sen is unable to give ...

22 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

What has gone wrong in Cambodia? | The Interpreter - The Interpreter

What has gone wrong in Cambodia? | The Interpreter  The Interpreter

Concerns ahead of Cambodia's elections on 29 July centre on the judgement that under Prime Minister Hun Sen the country has become increasingly ...

19 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

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

From Dancer to Royal Consort to Aspiring MP: A Princess’s Life Remembered - VOA Khmer

From Dancer to Royal Consort to Aspiring MP: A Princess’s Life Remembered  VOA Khmer

Two weeks ago, Princess Norodom Ouk Phalla was on the cusp of a new stage in life: vying for a parliamentary seat in upcoming national elections. If voted in ...

29 Jun 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

Police Dismiss Claims of Foul Play in Accident Involving Opposition Party Leader - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Police Dismiss Claims of Foul Play in Accident Involving Opposition Party Leader  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The prince and his wife, Ouk Phalla, 39, were traveling to meet supporters in the southwestern province on Sunday morning.

22 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 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

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

Calls for Inquiry Into Accident That Caused Death of Prince’s Wife - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Calls for Inquiry Into Accident That Caused Death of Prince’s Wife  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

You Hok Kry, Funcinpec vice president, said at Phalla's funeral that the prince had been involved in three car accidents since 2015 which he found “really ...

19 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian prince flown to Bangkok hospital after car crash - Yahoo News

Cambodian prince flown to Bangkok hospital after car crash  Yahoo News

A Cambodian prince hurt in a car crash that killed his wife was flown to Bangkok for treatment Monday and is expected to recover, a member of his political party ...

18 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

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, National - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen chastises Funcinpec president for ambitious campaign promise, National  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

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 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

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

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 - The Phnom Penh Post

Funcinpec official looks to have members fired  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.

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, National, Politics - The Phnom Penh Post

Despite ban on foreign funding, Ranariddh says Funcinpec donation is up to China, National, Politics  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

Funcinpec could face penalties - Khmer Times

Funcinpec could face penalties  Khmer Times

The royalist Funcinpec Party could be fined or be temporarily suspended if it received assistance from the Communist Party of China after its president asked for ...

28 Dec 2017 | 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

Ranariddh meets Bangladesh PM - Khmer Times

Ranariddh meets Bangladesh PM  Khmer Times

Former National Assembly president and Funcinpec leader Prince Norodom Ranariddh met with Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday in Phnom ...

6 Dec 2017 | 2:00 am

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

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

List of new National Assembly members approved, National, Politics  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

Former deputy PM flees to Thailand - Khmer Times

Former deputy PM flees to Thailand  Khmer Times

Former deputy prime minister Lu Lay Sreng fled to Thailand yesterday after Prime Minister Hun Sen and Prince Norodom Ranariddh threatened to file a ...

24 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, National - The Phnom Penh Post

As CNRP's dissolution looms, small parties look set to enter a big stage, National  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

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

Opinion | Suddenly it's open season on the press in Cambodia  The Washington Post

Holly Robertson is a freelance journalist and a former deputy managing editor of the Cambodia Daily newspaper. In the space of just a few weeks, Cambodia's ...

30 Aug 2017 | 2:00 am

Memories from the front: Former soldiers of the July 1997 conflict discuss motives, outcomes, National, Post In-depth, Politics - The Phnom Penh Post

Memories from the front: Former soldiers of the July 1997 conflict discuss motives, outcomes, National, Post In-depth, Politics  The Phnom Penh Post

As the smoke cleared in Phnom Penh on this day 20 years ago, following swift and decisive military action that cemented power in the hands of current Prime ...

6 Jul 2017 | 2:00 am

Funcinpec calls for coup justice years after 'coup' - Khmer Times

Funcinpec calls for coup justice years after 'coup'  Khmer Times

Twenty years on from the day Prime Minister Hun Sen seized power from co-premier Prince Norodom Ranariddh, Funcinpec is seeking justice for party officials ...

6 Jul 2017 | 2:00 am

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

Making of a strongman: In July 1997, Hun Sen took full control of the country – and his party, National, Post In-depth, Politics  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

Return To War. Twenty years ago next week, Second Prime Minister Hun Sen toppled First Prime Minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh after days of factional ...

30 Jun 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 prince says he plans to visit North Korea to ease tensions - UPI.com

Cambodian prince says he plans to visit North Korea to ease tensions  UPI.com

Rising tensions on the Korean peninsula are compelling countries friendly with Pyongyang to take a more active approach to North Korea.

12 May 2017 | 2:00 am

In the US, who wins? - The Phnom Penh Post

In the US, who wins?  The Phnom Penh Post

Vandy Muong and Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon hit the streets to get Cambodians' thoughts on 2016. Kin Vuthel, 22, student [img]

4 Nov 2016 | 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

Ten Years on, Things a Lot Like 10 Years Ago - The Cambodia Daily

Ten Years on, Things a Lot Like 10 Years Ago  The Cambodia Daily

A crisis strikes after a national election. Two longtime rivals of Prime Minister Hun Sen stand together to demand he resign and refuse to work in parliament.

13 Jun 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 weighs in on border, NGO law - The Phnom Penh Post

Ranariddh weighs in on border, NGO law  The Phnom Penh Post

Royalist party leader Prince Norodom Ranariddh has finally waded into the disputes over the demarcation of the Cambodia-Vietnam border and a controversial ...

19 Jun 2015 | 2:00 am

Princess Ouk Phalla Returns to Cambodia - Khmer Times

Princess Ouk Phalla Returns to Cambodia  Khmer Times

PHNOM PENH (Khmer Times) – Prince Norodom Ranariddh's wife, Ouk Phalla, returned to the Kingdom on Monday. She will have to return to Thailand once a ...

15 Jun 2015 | 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

CAMBODIA Phnom Penh: Prince Ranariddh makes a political comeback - AsiaNews.it

CAMBODIA Phnom Penh: Prince Ranariddh makes a political comeback  AsiaNews.it

FUNCINPEC's next congress should mark the return to political life of the former prime minister. Ousted in a coup in 1997, he was dismissed from the party in ...

1 Mar 2015 | 2:00 am

Ranariddh elected as Funcinpec leader - Bangkok Post

Ranariddh elected as Funcinpec leader  Bangkok Post

PHNOM PENH — Cambodia's Prince Norodom Ranariddh was elected Monday as president of the royalist Funcinpec party, nine years after he was toppled as ...

19 Jan 2015 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen, Cambodia's prime minister, marks 30 years of hardline rule - The Guardian

Hun Sen, Cambodia's prime minister, marks 30 years of hardline rule  The Guardian

Strongman who rose from ashes of the Khmer Rouge era maintains a repressive and as-yet unshakeable grip on power. Staff and agencies in Neak Loeung.

14 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

Another Political Stalemate in Cambodia - the Diplomat

Another Political Stalemate in Cambodia  the Diplomat

Post-election Cambodia seems more of the same. But there are modest signs of change.

24 Sep 2013 | 2:00 am