Cambodia News: Sihamoni

Cambodia changes law to allow banned politicians to re-enter politics - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodia changes law to allow banned politicians to re-enter politics - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

PHNOM PENH, Dec. 13 (Xinhua) -- The National Assembly of Cambodia on Thursday amended the Law on Political Parties to clear the way for banned ...

12 Dec 2018 | 11:33 pm

King orders promotion of Tea Seiha as Siem Reap Governor - The Phnom Penh Post

King orders promotion of Tea Seiha as Siem Reap Governor  The Phnom Penh Post

The deputy governor of Siem Reap province, Tea Seiha, has been made the governor, replacing Khim Bunsong who was transferred to the Ministry of Defence ...

11 Dec 2018 | 9:35 pm

Sam Rainsy 'will not have his rights restored' - The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy 'will not have his rights restored'  The Phnom Penh Post

A senior official at the Ministry of Interior on Monday said that opposition leader Sam Rainsy would not be eligible for a reinstatement of his political rights if a ...

11 Dec 2018 | 7:28 pm

Tea Seiha becomes Siem Reap governor - Khmer Times

Tea Seiha becomes Siem Reap governor  Khmer Times

Siem Reap Deputy Provincial Governor Tea Seiha has been promoted as new provincial governor replacing Khim Bunsong. According to Royal Decree issued ...

11 Dec 2018 | 2:56 am

KNLF gets 'green light' to register new party - The Phnom Penh Post

KNLF gets 'green light' to register new party  The Phnom Penh Post

After having formed a “government in exile” in 2016, the Khmer National Liberation Front of Sam Serey said it will register as a legitimate political party on ...

9 Dec 2018 | 8:26 pm

Cambodian king attends closing ceremony of occasion marking 25th anniversary of ICC-Angkor - Infosurhoy

Cambodian king attends closing ceremony of occasion marking 25th anniversary of ICC-Angkor  Infosurhoy

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

7 Dec 2018 | 6:45 pm

Vietnam treasures friendship, cooperation with Cambodia: Party leader - Nhan Dan Online

Vietnam treasures friendship, cooperation with Cambodia: Party leader  Nhan Dan Online

NDO/VNA – Vietnam will do its utmost to preserve, protect and nurture the solidarity and comprehensive cooperation with Cambodia, General Secretary of the ...

7 Dec 2018 | 8:49 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, ...

6 Dec 2018 | 8:09 pm

Kem Sokha will 'not be eligible' for reinstatement of rights - The Phnom Penh Post

Kem Sokha will 'not be eligible' for reinstatement of rights  The Phnom Penh Post

Senior government officials said on Thursday that regardless of whether a proposed amendment to the law is passed, former opposition leader Kem Sokha will ...

6 Dec 2018 | 7:55 pm

Law change 'welcomed' by Kem Sokha as it goes for review - The Phnom Penh Post

Law change 'welcomed' by Kem Sokha as it goes for review  The Phnom Penh Post

The Permanent Committee of the National Assembly met on Wednesday to discuss the proposed amendment to Article 45 of the Law on Political Parties ...

5 Dec 2018 | 9:48 pm

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 ...

5 Dec 2018 | 6:33 pm

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 ...

5 Dec 2018 | 5:57 pm

Dr Richner's ashes arrive in Siem Reap - Khmer Times

Dr Richner's ashes arrive in Siem Reap  Khmer Times

The late Dr Beat Richner's ashes have arrived in Cambodia to be placed in a stupa in front of Jayavarman VII hospital, a branch of the Kantha Bopha Children's ...

5 Dec 2018 | 12:19 pm

ICC-Angkor marks 25th year - The Phnom Penh Post

ICC-Angkor marks 25th year  The Phnom Penh Post

The International Coordinating Committee for the Safeguarding and Development of the Historic Site of Angkor (ICC-Angkor) kicked off its two-day plenary ...

4 Dec 2018 | 7:47 pm

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

Cambodia marks 25th anniversary of establishment of ICC-Angkor - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodia marks 25th anniversary of establishment of ICC-Angkor - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

SIEM REAP, Cambodia, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- Cambodia celebrated here on Tuesday the 25th anniversary of the founding of the International Coordinating ...

4 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

'Tolerant' PM calls for 'unity' - The Phnom Penh Post

'Tolerant' PM calls for 'unity'  The Phnom Penh Post

In his message on celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Kampuchean United Front for National Salvation, known by its French acronym FUNSK, Prime Minister ...

4 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Government proposes law to allow the banned back in politics - The Phnom Penh Post

Government proposes law to allow the banned back in politics  The Phnom Penh Post

A proposed amendment to Article 45 of the Law on Political Parties seeks to allow individuals barred by the courts to re-enter politics before the term of their ban ...

4 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

ICC-Angkor expo coming up - Khmer Times

ICC-Angkor expo coming up  Khmer Times

The Apsara Authority, responsible for the research, protection and conservation of cultural heritage sites around Angkor have organized an exhibition of the ...

30 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia-Vietnam cooperation pledge - Khmer Times

Cambodia-Vietnam cooperation pledge  Khmer Times

Cambodia and Vietnam vowed to enhance their cooperation on issues of security and affirmed that neither country will allow armed forces of another nation to ...

30 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Phnom Penh cruise port guide - The Telegraph

Phnom Penh cruise port guide  The Telegraph

Often playing second fiddle to ancient Angkor Wat, Phnom Penh is Cambodia's first port of call when it comes to discovering the throbbing modern heart of this ...

27 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Water Festival ends as a success - Khmer Times

Water Festival ends as a success  Khmer Times

King Norodom Sihamoni, Prime Minister Hun Sen and senior officials attended the last day of the water festival (Nov.23) and the King presented awards to the ...

23 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Feature: Cambodia celebrates Water Festival, reviving centuries-old tradition - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Feature: Cambodia celebrates Water Festival, reviving centuries-old tradition - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

by Mao Pengfei, Nguon Sovan. PHNOM PENH, Nov. 21 (Xinhua) -- Cambodia celebrated the Water Festival on Wednesday, reviving the more than ...

21 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Budget to increase by 11.4 pct - Khmer Times

Budget to increase by 11.4 pct  Khmer Times

The National Assembly yesterday unanimously approved the national budget for 2019, which will be 11.4 percent higher than this year's, amounting to $6.7 ...

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

King extinguishes Victory Flame - Khmer Times

King extinguishes Victory Flame  Khmer Times

King Norodom Sihamoni evening extinguished the Kingdom's Victory Flame at the Independence Monument after it burned for three days as a reminder of ...

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

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 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

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

Court officials reshuffle in capital and seven provinces - Khmer Times

Court officials reshuffle in capital and seven provinces  Khmer Times

King Norodom Sihamoni, in his capacity as head of the Supreme Council of Magistracy, on Saturday promoted several prosecutors and deputy prosecutors as ...

28 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

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

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)

Meanwhile, a former commune official is sent back to jail for defying Prime Minister Hun Sen in an online video.

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

Pardoned film-maker James Ricketson lands back in Australia - The Guardian

Pardoned film-maker James Ricketson lands back in Australia  The Guardian

Cambodian king freed Ricketson after 15 months in jail due to spying accusations.

23 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

James Ricketson pardoned in Cambodia - NEWS.com.au

James Ricketson pardoned in Cambodia  NEWS.com.au

Australian film maker and convicted spy James Ricketson has been pardoned by Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni, according to his family and a ...

21 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Xi Jinping: China-Cambodia friendship is growing with vigor and vitality - CGTN

Xi Jinping: China-Cambodia friendship is growing with vigor and vitality  CGTN

Chinese President Xi Jinping and First Lady Peng Liyuan met with visiting Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni in Beijing on Wednesday, hailing that ...

19 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Chinese president, wife visit Cambodian King, Queen Mother - MFA China

Chinese president, wife visit Cambodian King, Queen Mother  MFA China

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

Supreme Consultative Council officially created - Khmer Times

Supreme Consultative Council officially created  Khmer Times

King Norodom Sihamoni has legitimised the Supreme Consultative Council.

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

Cambodia's Hun Sen begins another 5-year term as leader:The Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun

Cambodia's Hun Sen begins another 5-year term as leader:The Asahi Shimbun  Asahi Shimbun

PHNOM PENH--Cambodia's one-party legislature on Thursday confirmed Prime Minister Hun Sen for another five-year term, cementing his status as one of the ...

6 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

PM calls for reshuffle of ministry - The Phnom Penh Post

PM calls for reshuffle of ministry  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime minister-designate Hun Sen on Friday sent a letter to King Norodom Sihamoni, requesting a reshuffle among top brass at the Ministry of Interior. Seen by ...

3 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

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

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

Chinese, Cambodian leaders exchange congratulations on 60th anniversary of diplomatic ties - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Chinese, Cambodian leaders exchange congratulations on 60th anniversary of diplomatic ties - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

BEIJING, July 19 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday exchanged congratulatory messages with Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni to mark ...

19 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

CNRP points to King in call for vote boycott - The Phnom Penh Post

CNRP points to King in call for vote boycott  The Phnom Penh Post

Leaders of the former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) have taken a new tack in their call for a boycott of the national elections later this month.

17 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

King plants national conservation idea - Khmer Times

King plants national conservation idea  Khmer Times

Commemorating the National Arbor Day, King Norodom Sihamoni plants 12500 tree saplings across ten hectares of land.

10 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Road crash injuring Cambodian prince, killing his wife a "genuine accident": police - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Road crash injuring Cambodian prince, killing his wife a "genuine accident": police - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

PHNOM PENH, June 21 (Xinhua) -- A road crash that badly injured Cambodian Prince Norodom Ranariddh and killed his wife Ouk Phalla was a "genuine ...

21 Jun 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

Sam Rainsy had suggested a letter from the king endorsing an upcoming election was 'legally worthless.'

20 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian prince hurt in car crash, wife killed, ahead of elections - The Sydney Morning Herald

Cambodian prince hurt in car crash, wife killed, ahead of elections  The Sydney Morning Herald

Phnom Penh: Former Cambodian Prime Minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh has been seriously injured Sunday in a road crash that killed his wife and injured ...

18 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

King urged over vote - The Phnom Penh Post

King urged over vote  The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodian People's Party (CPP) spokesperson Soky Eysan has condemned a letter Sam Rainsy wrote to King Norodom Sihamoni asking him not to cooperate ...

28 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Monarchy stuck in middle of Cambodia's conflict - Asia Times

Monarchy stuck in middle of Cambodia's conflict  Asia Times

Fears that Cambodia's new lese majeste law would be used by the government as a weapon against political opponents appears to have come to fruition with ...

25 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia arrests barber in second lese majeste case - The Straits Times

Cambodia arrests barber in second lese majeste case  The Straits Times

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

22 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Second man charged under country's lèse majesté law - The Phnom Penh Post

Second man charged under country's lèse majesté law  The Phnom Penh Post

A 70-year-old barber in Siem Reap province became the second person to be charged for violating the Kingdom's new lèse majesté law, after he shared a post ...

22 May 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

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 makes 1st arrest on charges of insulting monarchy - Fox News

Cambodia makes 1st arrest on charges of insulting monarchy  Fox News

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 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 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

CPP takes all Senate committee chairs - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP takes all Senate committee chairs  The Phnom Penh Post

Following its formal opening last week, the Senate on Monday picked chairpersons for its internal committees, with all of these positions going to Cambodian ...

1 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian King urges Senate dominated by ruling party to protect rights - Royal Central

Cambodian King urges Senate dominated by ruling party to protect rights  Royal Central

King Norodom Sihamoni, the King of Cambodia since 2004, has addressed the Senate this week for the first time since the ruling party won all the available ...

25 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

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

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

Statement from King lauds government, PM  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

As UN raises concerns over amendments, government says new lèse majesté law will apply to media - The Phnom Penh Post

As UN raises concerns over amendments, government says new lèse majesté law will apply to media  The Phnom Penh Post

The Senate yesterday passed controversial amendments to the Constitution and Penal Code despite an appeal from the United Nations to reconsider their ...

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

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

Updates: King nominates senators, again transfers authority to sign in controversial legal changes before leaving country  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

The King to attend magistracy session - Khmer Times

The King to attend magistracy session  Khmer Times

His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni will attend the plenary session of the Supreme Council of Magistracy on Monday.

16 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

It's now a crime to insult this country's monarchy - USA TODAY

It's now a crime to insult this country's monarchy  USA TODAY

The changes to Cambodia's criminal law include a penalty of between one and five years imprisonment, along with fines of $500 to $2500.

14 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

An insight to the royal family's lives - Khmer Times

An insight to the royal family's lives  Khmer Times

We've always been curious about who the members of the royal family are beyond the walls of the Royal Palace. Ambassador Julio A. Jeldres, PhD, Counsellor ...

9 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Updated edition provides insight into lives and lineage of Cambodia's royals - The Phnom Penh Post

Updated edition provides insight into lives and lineage of Cambodia's royals  The Phnom Penh Post

Fifteen years after the publication of the first edition of The Royal House of Cambodia, royal biographer Julio A Jeldres has released an update, revealing new ...

5 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Politicized protection for Cambodian royalty - Asia Times

Politicized protection for Cambodian royalty  Asia Times

Cambodia's Council of Ministers approved plans on February 2 to introduce a lèse majesté law that would make it illegal to make disparaging comments against ...

3 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 Gov’t Approves New Lèse-Majesté Rules - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Cambodia Gov’t Approves New Lèse-Majesté Rules  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

A government spokesman said offenders could also receive a fine of more than $15000.

2 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Lèse majesté law in works for Cambodia - The Phnom Penh Post

Lèse majesté law in works for Cambodia  The Phnom Penh Post

The Ministry of Justice today confirmed that a proposed lèse majesté law would be among a series of legal amendments considered by the Council of Ministers ...

31 Jan 2018 | 2:00 am

Li Keqiang Meets with King Norodom Sihamoni of Cambodia - MFA China

Li Keqiang Meets with King Norodom Sihamoni of Cambodia  MFA China

At noon of January 11, 2018 local time, Premier Li Keqiang met with King Norodom Sihamoni of Cambodia at the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh. Li Keqiang ...

11 Jan 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

13th Anniversary Coronation Day of King Norodom Sihamoni - Khmer Times

13th Anniversary Coronation Day of King Norodom Sihamoni  Khmer Times

FLIP HTML5 is a Interactive html5 digital publishing platform that makes it easy to create interactive digital publications, including magazines, catalogs, ...

27 Oct 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

Xi Jinping Meets with King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk of Cambodia - MFA China

Xi Jinping Meets with King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk of Cambodia  MFA China

On March 6, 2017, President Xi Jinping met with King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk of Cambodia at Zhongnanhai.

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

Cambodia’s King Norodom Sihamoni Pardons Another Opposition Figure - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia’s King Norodom Sihamoni Pardons Another Opposition Figure  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen (R) talking to Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha (L) during a parliamentary meeting at the National Assembly in ...

7 Dec 2016 | 2:00 am

King Sihamoni calls for climate action at COP21 - The Phnom Penh Post

King Sihamoni calls for climate action at COP21  The Phnom Penh Post

King Norodom Sihamoni delivered an impassioned plea for a legally binding international climate change treaty in an address to the delegates of 195 nations ...

2 Dec 2015 | 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

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

Dancing off the stage? - The Economist

Dancing off the stage?  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