Cambodia News: Sihamoni

Lotus On Water Presents “Celebrating Wind and Water” in The Netherlands - Business Insider

Lotus On Water Presents “Celebrating Wind and Water” in The Netherlands  Business Insider

Business Insider - Feng Shui Art Exhibition by Master Yun Long Zi ULTRECHT, THE NETHERLANDS - Media OutReach - April 16, 2019 - Lotus On Water, Asia's ...

16 Apr 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodian king returns residence after common medical checkup in Beijing - Infosurhoy

Cambodian king returns residence after common medical checkup in Beijing  Infosurhoy

PHNOM PENH, April 7 (Xinhua) — Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni and his mother, former Queen Norodom Monineath Sihanouk, returned home on ...

9 Apr 2019 | 9:03 am

Lay Sreng announces his retirement from politics - The Phnom Penh Post

Lay Sreng announces his retirement from politics  The Phnom Penh Post

Former deputy prime minister Lu Lay Sreng on Sunday landed in Cambodia and announced his retirement from politics, less than a week after Prime Minister ...

8 Apr 2019 | 2:00 am

King and Queen Mother return to Kingdom after medical trip - Khmer Times

King and Queen Mother return to Kingdom after medical trip  Khmer Times

King and Queen return to the Kingdom after a three-week medical trip to China.

7 Apr 2019 | 1:12 pm

Cambodian king returns home after regular medical checkup in Beijing - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodian king returns home after regular medical checkup in Beijing - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

PHNOM PENH, April 7 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni and his mother, former Queen Norodom Monineath Sihanouk, returned home on ...

7 Apr 2019 | 8:42 am

Wang Yi Meets with King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk of Cambodia - MFA China

Wang Yi Meets with King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk of Cambodia  MFA China

On April 4, 2019, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk of ...

4 Apr 2019 | 2:00 am

Chinese state councilor meets Cambodian king, queen mother, Thai princess - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Chinese state councilor meets Cambodian king, queen mother, Thai princess - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

BEIJING, April 4 (Xinhua) -- Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday met with Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother ...

4 Apr 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodian National Assembly convenes plenary session after 3-month recess - The Cambodia Daily

Cambodian National Assembly convenes plenary session after 3-month recess  The Cambodia Daily

The National Assembly of Cambodia on Monday began its second plenary session of the sixth legislature after a three-month recess. Some 113 lawmakers of ...

2 Apr 2019 | 2:00 am

King praises National Assembly and PM - Khmer Times

King praises National Assembly and PM  Khmer Times

King Norodom Sihamoni praises the National Assembly and PM's leadership.

2 Apr 2019 | 2:00 am

National Assembly holds second session of its sixth mandate - The Phnom Penh Post

National Assembly holds second session of its sixth mandate  The Phnom Penh Post

The National Assembly on Monday held the second session of its sixth mandate to discuss and approve several agendas. Headed by assembly president Heng ...

2 Apr 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen Unveils ‘Strategy’ to Offset Loss of EU Trade Scheme - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen Unveils ‘Strategy’ to Offset Loss of EU Trade Scheme  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

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 ...

29 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

'Khmer Empire' bid rejected - The Phnom Penh Post

'Khmer Empire' bid rejected  The Phnom Penh Post

The Ministry of Interior has informed recently rehabilitated former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) lawmaker Real Camerin that his request to form the ...

28 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Ex-CNRP official out of jail - The Phnom Penh Post

Ex-CNRP official out of jail  The Phnom Penh Post

Ban Samphy, a former Siem Reap provincial official of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party, was released from prison on Friday, but ...

25 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Vietnam treasures friendship with Cambodia: Party official - http://en.vietnamplus.vn/

Vietnam treasures friendship with Cambodia: Party official  http://en.vietnamplus.vn/

Politburo member Tran Quoc Vuong (R) and Second Vice President of the Cambodian National Assembly Khuon Sudary at the meeting (Photo: VNA).

22 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

'Rainsy deserves pardon and title' - The Cambodia Daily

'Rainsy deserves pardon and title'  The Cambodia Daily

Social and political analyst Lao Mong Hay on Tuesday called on King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath to grant Cambodia National ...

22 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

King and Queen Mother fly to Beijing for check-up - Khmer Times

King and Queen Mother fly to Beijing for check-up  Khmer Times

The King and the Queen Mother fly to Beijing for a routine medical check-up.

18 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

Vietnam's president starts official visit with Royal audience - Khmer Times

Vietnam's president starts official visit with Royal audience  Khmer Times

Vietnamese President Nguyen Phu Trong yesterday began the first day of his state visit to the Kingdom with an audience with King Norodom Sihamoni and ...

26 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Party leader in talks with Cambodian King - Politics & Laws - Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports - Viet Nam News

Party leader in talks with Cambodian King - Politics & Laws - Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports  Viet Nam News

Party General Secretary and President Nguyễn Phú Trọng had talks with Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni in Phnom Penh yesterday, during his ongoing ...

26 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Leader holds talks with Cambodian King - Nhan Dan Online

Leader holds talks with Cambodian King  Nhan Dan Online

NDO/VNA – Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong held talks with Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni in Phnom Penh on February 25, ...

25 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

The Instagram royals who reinvented Asia’s monarchies - South China Morning Post

The Instagram royals who reinvented Asia’s monarchies  South China Morning Post

Ignore the abdications in Malaysia and Japan and forget the turmoil in Thailand; a new breed of monarch is breathing new life into Asia's long love affair with its ...

23 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Vietnamese President to pay official visit to Cambodia - Khmer Times

Vietnamese President to pay official visit to Cambodia  Khmer Times

Vietnamese President Nguyen Phu Trong will pay a two-day state visit on Monday to meet the Kingdom's high ranking officials and witness the signing of a ...

22 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Talk of the week: RI, Cambodia celebrate 60 years of friendly ties with cultural show - Jakarta Post

Talk of the week: RI, Cambodia celebrate 60 years of friendly ties with cultural show  Jakarta Post

Cultural celebration: Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni (sixth left, center) poses for a photograph with Indonesian Coordinating Human Development and ...

22 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Vietnam's President to visit Kingdom Monday - Khmer Times

Vietnam's President to visit Kingdom Monday  Khmer Times

Vietnamese President Nguyen Phu Trong will make a two-day state visit on Monday to meet the Kingdom's high ranking officials.

21 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

King Sihamoni signs off on council law amendment - Khmer Times

King Sihamoni signs off on council law amendment  Khmer Times

King Norodom Sihamoni on Thursday signed off on an amendment to the law on municipal, provincial and district council elections, effectively increasing the ...

28 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Kong Korm and son return to politics after royal pardon - Khmer Times

Kong Korm and son return to politics after royal pardon  Khmer Times

King Norodom Sihamoni has lifted the political ban on former opposition party top adviser Kong Korm and his son Kong Bora after the duo submitted requests to ...

17 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

2 Cambodian opposition politicians get bans dropped - ABC News

2 Cambodian opposition politicians get bans dropped  ABC News

A veteran Cambodian politician and his son on Wednesday became the first among 118 opposition members banned from politics for five years to have the ...

16 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Dialogue, int'l cooperation needed to solve global issues: Cambodian King - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Dialogue, int'l cooperation needed to solve global issues: Cambodian King - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

SIEM REAP, Cambodia, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni said in a royal message on Tuesday that dialogue and international ...

15 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodian man jailed for three years for offending king in Facebook posts - TimesLIVE

Cambodian man jailed for three years for offending king in Facebook posts  TimesLIVE

A Cambodian man has been sentenced to three years in jail for insulting the country's king in Facebook posts. According to Reuters, Leng Cholsa was jailed and ...

11 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodian man jailed for insulting king in Facebook posts - The Guardian

Cambodian man jailed for insulting king in Facebook posts  The Guardian

A Cambodian court has jailed a man for three years for insulting the king in Facebook posts, the second known conviction under a new lèse-majesté law ...

9 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

King Sihamoni signs party law amendment - Khmer Times

King Sihamoni signs party law amendment  Khmer Times

The King signs off on the amendment to the Law on Political Parties.

9 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

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king-norodom-sihamoni-left-shakes-hands-with-vietnamese-president-nguyen-phu-trong-in-hanoi-on-wednesday.-royal-du-cambodge  The Cambodia Daily

Thousands of children in Cambodia live in orphanages even though their parents are still alive. Some of the institutions exist solely to make money from tourists.

22 Dec 2018 | 7:18 am

The King returns from Vietnam - Khmer Times

The King returns from Vietnam  Khmer Times

King Norodom Sihamoni returned today (Dec.21) from his three-day visit to Vietnam. His visit to Hanoi and Danang followed an invitation from the government.

21 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

King Sihamoni on 'friendship building' official visit in VN - The Phnom Penh Post

King Sihamoni on 'friendship building' official visit in VN  The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni left Phnom Penh for Vietnamese capital Hanoi on Wednesday morning, as he embarked on a three-day “friendship ...

20 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Top Vietnamese leader meets with Cambodian King - Nhan Dan Online

Top Vietnamese leader meets with Cambodian King  Nhan Dan Online

NDO/VNA – Vietnam always attach importance to strengthening and enhancing the traditional friendship and sound cooperation with Cambodia for benefits of ...

19 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Budget for next year approved - Khmer Times

Budget for next year approved  Khmer Times

King Norodom Sihamoni on Wednesday signed off on a $6.7 billion budget for 2019, an 11.4 percent increase when compared to this year's $6.09 billion.

16 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

King pays his respects to Beat Richner at stupa - The Phnom Penh Post

King pays his respects to Beat Richner at stupa  The Phnom Penh Post

King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath paid their respects to Beat Richner, the founder of the Kantha Bopha Children's Hospitals, ...

7 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian king attends closing ceremony of event marking 25th anniversary of ICC-Angkor - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodian king attends closing ceremony of event marking 25th anniversary of ICC-Angkor - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

SIEM REAP, Cambodia, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni attended here the closing ceremony of an event marking the 25th anniversary ...

6 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian King attends closing ceremony of event marking ICC-Angkor's 25th anniversary - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodian King attends closing ceremony of event marking ICC-Angkor's 25th anniversary - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni (C, front) and UNESCO's Director-General Audrey Azoulay (L, front) attend the closing ceremony of an event marking the ...

6 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

King hails progress on disability rights - The Phnom Penh Post

King hails progress on disability rights  The Phnom Penh Post

King Norodom Sihamoni and Prime Minister Hun Sen marked the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Monday by celebrating the progress made in ...

4 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

On Cambodian Independence Day, King Calls on for National Unity and Reconciliation - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

On Cambodian Independence Day, King Calls on for National Unity and Reconciliation  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Some 25000 government officials, civil servants and members of the security forces took part in the annual event in Phnom Penh.

12 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia marks 65th Independence Day - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodia marks 65th Independence Day - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

PHNOM PENH, Nov. 9 (Xinhua) -- Cambodia commemorated the 65th anniversary of its independence from France in a two-hour ceremony here on Friday.

9 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

65th Anniversary of Independence Day - VOA Khmer

65th Anniversary of Independence Day  VOA Khmer

Thousands of government officials and students join the celebration of Cambodia's 65th anniversary of its Independence Day on November 9, 2018, at the ...

9 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

King Sihamoni's coronation celebrated - Khmer Times

King Sihamoni's coronation celebrated  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday marked the 14th anniversary of King Norodom Sihamoni's coronation by saying the King has significantly contributed to ...

30 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s King Sihamoni Transfers Court Officials in ‘Reshuffle’ - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia’s King Sihamoni Transfers Court Officials in ‘Reshuffle’  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni has moved almost 60 court officials, judges, and prosecutors to new posts across the country in a move welcomed by ...

30 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

King Sihamoni's 14-year reign celebrated - Khmer Times

King Sihamoni's 14-year reign celebrated  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen marked the 14th anniversary of King Norodom Sihamoni's coronation by saying the King has significantly contributed to national ...

29 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Pardoned from a Cambodian prison, this political activist eyes a return - NBCNews.com

Pardoned from a Cambodian prison, this political activist eyes a return  NBCNews.com

Meach Sovannara, an activist and former official of the dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party, was released from a Cambodian prison in August.

22 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Prayers to be held for late King Sihanouk - Khmer Times

Prayers to be held for late King Sihanouk  Khmer Times

Prayers commemorating late King Norodom Sihanouk are expected to be held today on Memorial Day. The National Committee for National and International ...

15 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia jails 70-year-old for sharing Facebook post about King Norodom Sihamoni - The Globe and Mail

Cambodia jails 70-year-old for sharing Facebook post about King Norodom Sihamoni  The Globe and Mail

A Cambodian court has jailed a 70-year-old barber for seven months over a violation of the country's royal insult law, the first such conviction since the law was ...

5 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Former CNRP Member Jailed in Cambodia For Insulting King - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Former CNRP Member Jailed in Cambodia For Insulting King  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

A Cambodian court on Friday sentenced a former opposition party member to a year in jail for sharing a Facebook post criticizing the country's king in the first ...

5 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Barber jailed for insulting King - The Phnom Penh Post

Barber jailed for insulting King  The Phnom Penh Post

The Siem Reap provincial court sentenced a 70-year-old barber to a year in prison under the lèse majesté law for a Facebook post insulting King Norodom ...

5 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

King congratulates China on National Day - Khmer Times

King congratulates China on National Day  Khmer Times

King Norodom Sihamoni congratulates China on its National Day.

3 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Filmmaker James Ricketson back in Australia after Cambodia pardon - Al Jazeera English

Filmmaker James Ricketson back in Australia after Cambodia pardon  Al Jazeera English

James Ricketson, who was sentenced to six years for spying last year, was granted a pardon from the Cambodian king.

24 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Australian filmmaker James Ricketson granted royal pardon in Cambodia - The Sydney Morning Herald

Australian filmmaker James Ricketson granted royal pardon in Cambodia  The Sydney Morning Herald

Australian filmmaker who was sentenced to six years in prison in Cambodia for espionage, has been granted a royal pardon, according to a government ...

21 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

China’s First Couple Visit Cambodian Royals - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

China’s First Couple Visit Cambodian Royals  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Cambodia and China established diplomatic ties some 60 years ago, cultivated in large part by the late King Norodom Sihanouk.

21 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

President Xi meets Cambodian king in Beijing - GBTIMES

President Xi meets Cambodian king in Beijing  GBTIMES

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan welcomed Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni and his mother, former Queen Norodom Monineath ...

20 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Chinese president, wife visit Cambodian King, Queen Mother - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Chinese president, wife visit Cambodian King, Queen Mother - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

BEIJING, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan on Wednesday visited Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen ...

19 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian king appoints 101 people as personal advisers, aides to PM - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodian king appoints 101 people as personal advisers, aides to PM - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

PHNOM PENH, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni has appointed a total of 101 people as personal advisers and assistants to the ...

19 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: Free All Political Prisoners - Human Rights Watch

Cambodia: Free All Political Prisoners  Human Rights Watch

The Cambodian government should immediately and unconditionally release all those detained for peacefully exercising their fundamental rights.

12 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian king flies to Beijing for regular medical checkup - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodian king flies to Beijing for regular medical checkup - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

PHNOM PENH, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni, accompanied by his mother, former Queen Norodom Monineath Sihanouk, left here ...

10 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

The King leaves for China for health check-up - Khmer Times

The King leaves for China for health check-up  Khmer Times

King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen mother Monineath Sihanouk flew to Beijing today to have their medical check-up. According to Prime Minister Hun Sen's ...

10 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Supreme Consultative Council officially formed - Khmer Times

Supreme Consultative Council officially formed  Khmer Times

King Norodom Sihamoni legitimised the Supreme Consultative Council and appointed 30 representatives of 16 political parties as advisors to the government at ...

9 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian king convenes opening of parliament after July vote - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodian king convenes opening of parliament after July vote - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

PHNOM PENH, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni presided over the opening of the new National Assembly on Wednesday after a recent ...

5 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

King decorates China rep with Grand Cross - Khmer Times

King decorates China rep with Grand Cross  Khmer Times

The King decorates Song Tao with the Grand Cross of the Royal Order of Cambodia.

31 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

King to preside over opening of parliament - Khmer Times

King to preside over opening of parliament  Khmer Times

King Norodom Sihamoni will preside over its opening session on September 5.

29 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Pardons More Jailed Opposition Members - VOA News

Cambodia Pardons More Jailed Opposition Members  VOA News

The 14, including at least 11 former members of the now-dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party, were convicted of insurrection.

27 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Um Sam An (CNRP) royally pardoned - Khmer Times

Um Sam An (CNRP) royally pardoned  Khmer Times

His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni issued a royal pardon for former oppositional lawmaker Um Sam An (CNRP) who was serving a prison sentence for ...

25 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Former Opposition Leader Summoned for Insulting King - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Former Opposition Leader Summoned for Insulting King  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Sam Rainsy was charged in June with lèse-majesté after he suggested that a letter from King Norodom Sihamoni calling on Cambodians to vote was actually ...

23 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

After PM Hun Sen’s election win, Cambodian king pardons activists - South China Morning Post

After PM Hun Sen’s election win, Cambodian king pardons activists  South China Morning Post

Pardons come less than a week after the second anniversary of Tep Vanny's imprisonment on a charge of aggravated intentional violence in connection with a ...

21 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen formally appointed as PM - Khmer Times

Hun Sen formally appointed as PM  Khmer Times

King Norodom Sihamoni on Friday appointed Hun Sen as prime minister with the duty of organising a government for approval by the National Assembly.

20 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

King, PM, minister celebrate China ties - The Phnom Penh Post

King, PM, minister celebrate China ties  The Phnom Penh Post

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on Thursday released three letters from King Norodom Sihamoni, Prime Minister Hun Sen and ...

20 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

$1 million royal gift for Kantha Bopha - Khmer Times

$1 million royal gift for Kantha Bopha  Khmer Times

The King and the Queen Mother have donated $1 million to Kantha Bopha Children's Hospitals to continue providing free treatment to children. The donation ...

12 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Court Summons Former Opposition Leader Sam Rainsy on Lèse-Majesté Charges - Radio Free Asia

Cambodian Court Summons Former Opposition Leader Sam Rainsy on Lèse-Majesté Charges  Radio Free Asia

A court in Cambodia has summoned former president of the now-dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Sam Rainsy as a suspect in a ...

20 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian prince’s wife dies in head-on car crash - South China Morning Post

Cambodian prince’s wife dies in head-on car crash  South China Morning Post

A Cambodian prince and former prime minister was injured and his wife killed in a head-on collision on a highway in the country's southwest on Sunday, officials ...

17 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

The Palace confirms authenticity of King's letter - Khmer Times

The Palace confirms authenticity of King's letter  Khmer Times

The Royal Palace avowed on Friday, June 8, that King Norodom Sihamoni's letter (dated May 18 and made public on June 5) is authentic. The letter encourages ...

8 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

King urges citizens to vote as Hun Sen says Sihamoni's message is a 'slap' to Sam Rainsy's face - The Phnom Penh Post

King urges citizens to vote as Hun Sen says Sihamoni's message is a 'slap' to Sam Rainsy's face  The Phnom Penh Post

Former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) President Sam Rainsy has been given a slap in the face, after the King sent out a royal message calling on ...

7 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Second Cambodian man arrested for insulting king on Facebook - The Straits Times

Second Cambodian man arrested for insulting king on Facebook  The Straits Times

BANGKOK - Cambodian police have arrested a 70-year-old barber for allegedly insulting the king, the second such case since a controversial lese majeste law ...

21 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

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

Cambodia makes first arrest on citizen accused of insulting monarchy - Toronto Star

Cambodia makes first arrest on citizen accused of insulting monarchy  Toronto Star

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA—A Cambodian school director has become the first person to be arrested on charges of insulting the monarchy after posting ...

13 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia marks beginning of farming season with royal ploughing ceremony - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodia marks beginning of farming season with royal ploughing ceremony - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

PHNOM PENH, May 3 (Xinhua) -- Cambodia on Thursday held the ancient royal ploughing ceremony in southeastern Svay Rieng province under the auspices ...

3 May 2018 | 2:00 am

King Norodom Sihamoni welcomes new Senate, urges respect for human rights, National - The Phnom Penh Post

King Norodom Sihamoni welcomes new Senate, urges respect for human rights, National  The Phnom Penh Post

King Norodom Sihamoni, in an opening speech on Monday to Cambodia's newly minted Senate, urged the legislative body to uphold human rights and justice.

23 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Global ceremonies honor birth of Buddha - The Japan Times

Global ceremonies honor birth of Buddha  The Japan Times

With Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni in attendance, the birth of Buddha was commemorated on April 8 at Sampozan Muryojuji Temple, the head temple of ...

19 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Statement from King lauds government, PM, National - The Phnom Penh Post

Statement from King lauds government, PM, National  The Phnom Penh Post

King Norodom Sihamoni praised Cambodia's government in a written statement that was read aloud by National Assembly President Heng Samrin on Monday.

10 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

King Sihamoni visits Japan - Khmer Times

King Sihamoni visits Japan  Khmer Times

His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni flew to Japan on Friday, April 6, to attend International Buddhist Day and the inauguration ceremony of the Nalanda ...

6 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Ministry slams activist monk over insulting King Sihamoni - Khmer Times

Ministry slams activist monk over insulting King Sihamoni  Khmer Times

The Ministry of Cults and Religion yesterday said that an interview given by an activist monk defamed the King and all Cambodian people by suggesting they ...

1 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Updates: King nominates senators, again transfers authority to sign in controversial legal changes before leaving country, National - The Phnom Penh Post

Updates: King nominates senators, again transfers authority to sign in controversial legal changes before leaving country, National  The Phnom Penh Post

King Norodom Sihamoni's Senate nominations were announced Thursday morning, just as he left the country for Beijing after transferring his authority to sign ...

22 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

King, Queen Mother leave for China - Khmer Times

King, Queen Mother leave for China  Khmer Times

King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk left Cambodia for Beijing for routine medical check-ups.

22 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia criminalises criticism of king, SE Asia News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Cambodia criminalises criticism of king, SE Asia News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

PHNOM PENH (AFP) - Cambodia's government on Friday (Feb 2) approved the country's first lese majeste law handing a five-year sentence to anyone found ...

2 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia to Remain Engaged With the United Nations: King Sihamoni - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Cambodia to Remain Engaged With the United Nations: King Sihamoni  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The statement comes amid growing tensions between Cambodia and the United States over Prime Minister Hun Sen's government's crackdown on political ...

26 Dec 2017 | 2:00 am

The Prince who didn't want to be King - Khmer Times

The Prince who didn't want to be King  Khmer Times

“I don't want to be King. I want to consecrate my life to culture, to choreography, to film. The throne does not interest me, I have never wanted to be King … if I ...

27 Oct 2017 | 2:00 am

Cambodian King Heads to China as Gov’t Prepares to Amend Controversial Law - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Cambodian King Heads to China as Gov’t Prepares to Amend Controversial Law  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The planned amendments, which would ban the opposition from associating with its former leader, Sam Rainsy, were due to be passed on Tuesday.

25 Jul 2017 | 2:00 am

King Sihamoni Urges Cambodians to Vote in Upcoming Elections - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

King Sihamoni Urges Cambodians to Vote in Upcoming Elections  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The letter said that the elections would be a chance for Cambodians to express their political views in private without fear of a backlash.

22 Mar 2017 | 2:00 am

King Away; Senate President to Sign Party Law - The Cambodia Daily

King Away; Senate President to Sign Party Law  The Cambodia Daily

With King Norodom Sihamoni out of the country, Senate President and CPP stalwart Say Chhum is set to sign off on controversial new changes to the Law on ...

6 Mar 2017 | 2:00 am

The Real Danger of Cambodia's 'Gay King' Episode - The Diplomat

The Real Danger of Cambodia's 'Gay King' Episode  The Diplomat

On December 25, a photograph appeared on Facebook of the Cambodian King's face photoshopped onto an image of gay pornography along with the ...

12 Jan 2017 | 2:00 am

King Sihamoni Calls for Unity Amid Political Tensions - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

King Sihamoni Calls for Unity Amid Political Tensions  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The appeal coincided with the opening of a plenary session at parliament, which the opposition boycotted.

10 Oct 2016 | 2:00 am

10 Years Into Sihamoni's Reign, a Changed Palace - The Cambodia Daily

10 Years Into Sihamoni's Reign, a Changed Palace  The Cambodia Daily

With a sprig of leaves behind his ear in place of a crown, King Norodom Sihamoni ascended Cambodia's throne 10 years ago Wednesday in a ceremony at the ...

29 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am

Reign of the quiet king - The Phnom Penh Post

Reign of the quiet king  The Phnom Penh Post

The King eats alone. After he wakes in his en-suite bedroom in the Royal Palace, he either skips breakfast or has a small snack before launching into the ...

29 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am

King Sihamoni Seeks Neutrality in a Deeply Divided Nation - The Cambodia Daily

King Sihamoni Seeks Neutrality in a Deeply Divided Nation  The Cambodia Daily

A year ago this week, the world was awakened to the popularity of Cambodia's monarchy. What had been latent adoration for the late King Father Norodom ...

20 Oct 2013 | 2:00 am

Dancing off the stage? - Cambodia after Sihanouk - The Economist

Dancing off the stage? - Cambodia after Sihanouk  The Economist

SINCE his coronation in 2004 Cambodia's king, Norodom Sihamoni, has enjoyed a quiet life, sticking to his constitutional role as a monarch who reigns but does ...

20 Oct 2012 | 2:00 am