Cambodia News: sam rainsy

Hun Sen composes new song for Rainsy over return wager - The Cambodia Daily

Hun Sen composes new song for Rainsy over return wager  The Cambodia Daily

Prime Minister Hun Sen composed a song on Sunday as he exchanged barbs with Sam Rainsy on the latter's claim that he would return to Cambodia on ...

25 Aug 2019 | 9:59 pm

Asean morning news for August 26 - AEC News Today

Asean morning news for August 26  AEC News Today

All the Asean news you need to know for August 26, 2019. Asean news, Asean Economic Community, Asean English news, Asean business news, Asean news ...

25 Aug 2019 | 8:18 pm

Cambodia morning news for August 26 - AEC News Today

Cambodia morning news for August 26  AEC News Today

All the #Cambodia #news you need to know for August 26, 2019. Cambodia English news, Cambodia business news, Cambodia news today, Cambodia latest ...

25 Aug 2019 | 8:12 pm

Breaking: Rainsy looking forward to court, lawyers say - The Phnom Penh Post

Breaking: Rainsy looking forward to court, lawyers say  The Phnom Penh Post

Lawyers for Sam Rainsy have said the "acting president" of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) was looking forwarded to ...

25 Aug 2019 | 9:50 am

Cambodia Playing up Border Tensions With Laos to Distract From Sam Rainsy Return: Analysts - The Cambodia Daily

Cambodia Playing up Border Tensions With Laos to Distract From Sam Rainsy Return: Analysts  The Cambodia Daily

Tensions along the border between Cambodia and Laos are likely being exaggerated by Cambodia's government as part of a bid to distract the public from the ...

23 Aug 2019 | 9:29 pm

Is Sam Rainsy serious this time? - ucanews

Is Sam Rainsy serious this time?  ucanews

After living in exile for more than three and a half years, Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy says he will return to the country on Nov. 9, Cambodia's ...

22 Aug 2019 | 6:01 am

Cambodia morning news for August 22 - AEC News Today

Cambodia morning news for August 22  AEC News Today

All the #Cambodia #news you need to know for August 22, 2019. Cambodia English news, Cambodia business news, Cambodia news today, Cambodia latest ...

21 Aug 2019 | 8:13 pm

Cambodia’s Military to Arrest Acting CNRP Chief Sam Rainsy Upon Return: Defense Ministry - Radio Free Asia

Cambodia’s Military to Arrest Acting CNRP Chief Sam Rainsy Upon Return: Defense Ministry  Radio Free Asia

Acting president of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Sam Rainsy will be arrested by the military upon setting foot inside Cambodia, Minister of ...

21 Aug 2019 | 5:29 pm

Cambodian PM sues political foe in French courts - Free Malaysia Today

Cambodian PM sues political foe in French courts  Free Malaysia Today

PHNOM PENH: Cambodia's leader is suing a longtime political opponent in a French court for defamation, the lawyer who filed the complaint said Wednesday.

21 Aug 2019 | 9:48 am

EBA, Rainsy on table at CPP meeting - Khmer Times

EBA, Rainsy on table at CPP meeting  Khmer Times

The CPP Central Committee is set to hold an urgent meeting tomorrow on the issue of a possible Everything-but-arms withdrawal.

20 Aug 2019 | 2:15 pm

Cambodian PM Hun Sen sues opposition leader Sam Rainsy in French court - The Straits Times

Cambodian PM Hun Sen sues opposition leader Sam Rainsy in French court  The Straits Times

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has filed a defamation lawsuit in French court against his longtime political enemy Sam ...

20 Aug 2019 | 12:22 pm

PM sues Rainsy in Paris court - The Phnom Penh Post

PM sues Rainsy in Paris court  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen and Dy Vichea, the deputy chief of the National Police, filed lawsuits against Sam Rainsy, the “acting president” of the Supreme ...

20 Aug 2019 | 12:16 pm

Cambodia morning news for August 20 - AEC News Today

Cambodia morning news for August 20  AEC News Today

All the #Cambodia #news you need to know for August 20, 2019. Cambodia English news, Cambodia business news, Cambodia news today, Cambodia latest ...

19 Aug 2019 | 8:13 pm

Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy Vows To Lead 2 Million Cambodians Home in November - Radio Free Asia

Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy Vows To Lead 2 Million Cambodians Home in November  Radio Free Asia

Acting President Sam Rainsy of the banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) vowed on Monday to lead two million migrant workers from his ...

19 Aug 2019 | 5:17 pm

Jail awaits Cambodia's top opposition leader - The Manila Times

Jail awaits Cambodia's top opposition leader  The Manila Times

Cambodia has said opposition leader Sam Rainsy will go directly to jail the moment he returns to the country, reportedly on Nov. 9, 2019.

19 Aug 2019 | 12:39 pm

Cambodia morning news for August 19 - AEC News Today

Cambodia morning news for August 19  AEC News Today

All the #Cambodia #news you need to know for August 19, 2019. Cambodia English news, Cambodia business news, Cambodia news today, Cambodia latest ...

18 Aug 2019 | 8:12 pm

Next Article Sam Rainsy sets November 9 return - Khmer Times

Next Article Sam Rainsy sets November 9 return  Khmer Times

A group of former CNRP members announce that former leader Sam Rainsy will return to the Kingdom on November 9.

18 Aug 2019 | 2:19 pm

Sam Rainsy faces arrest if he returns on November 9 - Khmer Times

Sam Rainsy faces arrest if he returns on November 9  Khmer Times

Ministry of Justice Spokesman says that Rainsy will be arrested if he returned.

17 Aug 2019 | 6:41 am

Sam Rainsy plans return to Cambodia - Bangkok Post

Sam Rainsy plans return to Cambodia  Bangkok Post

PHNOM PENH: Cambodia's most prominent opposition politician, Sam Rainsy, says he plans to return home on Nov 9 from self-imposed exile, along with other ...

16 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Acting Cambodia Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy Walks Back Plan to Return From Exile Next Month - Radio Free Asia

Acting Cambodia Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy Walks Back Plan to Return From Exile Next Month  Radio Free Asia

Acting opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) President Sam Rainsy has walked back plans to return to Cambodia from self-imposed exile by late ...

13 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Nat'l Police snubs Rainsy's claims - The Phnom Penh Post

Nat'l Police snubs Rainsy's claims  The Phnom Penh Post

The National Police on Saturday maintained that its chief, Neth Savoeun, and his family had no intention to flee the country after acting president of the Supreme ...

11 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Authorities tracking Rainsy for arrest - Khmer Times

Authorities tracking Rainsy for arrest  Khmer Times

Police request regional counterparts to alert it if Rainsy and his supporters arrive in their countries on their way to the Kingdom.

9 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Siphan: Government has no interest in what 'rebel group' CNRP has to say - The Phnom Penh Post

Siphan: Government has no interest in what 'rebel group' CNRP has to say  The Phnom Penh Post

The government has “no interest” in what a “rebel group” had to say after it was urged to reopen the democratic space to retain Cambodia's access to the EU's ...

8 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Rainsy arrest warrant meeting held - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy arrest warrant meeting held  The Phnom Penh Post

National Police chief Neth Savoeun and the Commander of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) Vong Pisen led a meeting on Thursday to prepare ...

8 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

China's Cambodian Invasion – By Sam Rainsy - The Cambodia Daily

China's Cambodian Invasion – By Sam Rainsy  The Cambodia Daily

PARIS – It has long been feared that Cambodia's growing dependence on China – its largest aid donor, investor, and creditor – would lead to a Chinese military ...

3 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Rainsy a no-show in Sar Kheng case - The Cambodia Daily

Rainsy a no-show in Sar Kheng case  The Cambodia Daily

Sam Rainsy, the “acting president” of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), failed to appear at court for questioning on ...

2 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

China's Cambodian Invasion by Sam Rainsy - Project Syndicate

China's Cambodian Invasion by Sam Rainsy  Project Syndicate

China's dangerous military expansionism depends on compliant local regimes and inaction on the part of the international community. In the case of Cambodia, ...

2 Aug 2019 | 3:00 am

Breaking: National Police call for support in arrest of Rainsy - The Phnom Penh Post

Breaking: National Police call for support in arrest of Rainsy  The Phnom Penh Post

The National Police on Saturday called for the assistance of the "national and international public" to ensure Sam Rainsy, the "acting president" of the Supreme ...

28 Jul 2019 | 3:00 am

National Police seek to arrest Sam Rainsy and his accomplices - Khmer Times

National Police seek to arrest Sam Rainsy and his accomplices  Khmer Times

The National Police Commissariat announces they are seeking to arrest Sam Rainsy.

27 Jul 2019 | 3:00 am

Ministry bans foreigners from returning with Sam Rainsy - Khmer Times

Ministry bans foreigners from returning with Sam Rainsy  Khmer Times

The Foreign Affairs Ministry yesterday said it has instructed all of its embassies around the world to deny visas to anyone aiming to accompany former opposition ...

25 Jul 2019 | 3:00 am

Senior RCAF official denies 'fake news' he will assist Rainsy return - The Phnom Penh Post

Senior RCAF official denies 'fake news' he will assist Rainsy return  The Phnom Penh Post

Hing Bun Heang, the deputy commander of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces and commander of Prime Minister Hun Sen's Bodyguard Unit, on Monday ...

23 Jul 2019 | 3:00 am

PP court summons Rainsy - The Phnom Penh Post

PP court summons Rainsy  The Phnom Penh Post

A Phnom Penh Municipal Court prosecutor has summoned Sam Rainsy, the “acting president” of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), for questioning ...

11 Jul 2019 | 3:00 am

Sar Kheng's lawyers summoned to court over lawsuit against Sam Rainsy - Khmer Times

Sar Kheng's lawyers summoned to court over lawsuit against Sam Rainsy  Khmer Times

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has summoned three lawyers defending Interior Minister Sar Kheng to appear at the court on next Wednesday regarding their ...

10 Jul 2019 | 3:00 am

Million dollar case brought against Sam Rainsy - The Phnom Penh Post

Million dollar case brought against Sam Rainsy  The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy is facing yet another million dollar lawsuit for defamation. This time charges were brought against him from Sar Kheng, Rainsy alleges that the ...

9 Jul 2019 | 3:00 am

Ministry opposes EU Rainsy backing - The Phnom Penh Post

Ministry opposes EU Rainsy backing  The Phnom Penh Post

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has expressed its strong disapproval of a plan by EU parliamentarians to escort Sam Rainsy, the ...

8 Jul 2019 | 3:00 am

Was Cambodia Ever Really a Democracy? - The Diplomat

Was Cambodia Ever Really a Democracy?  The Diplomat

The coup of July 1997 cemented Hun Sen's grip over the country, and it's never wavered since.

4 Jul 2019 | 3:00 am

Rainsy releases seven-point plan for return to Kingdom - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy releases seven-point plan for return to Kingdom  The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy, the “acting president” of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), released a seven-point plan on Monday to be ...

3 Jul 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodia Throws a Wrench into Trump's Trade War | by Sam Rainsy - Project Syndicate

Cambodia Throws a Wrench into Trump's Trade War | by Sam Rainsy  Project Syndicate

Under the leadership of Prime Minister Hun Sen, Cambodia has become a haven for companies eager to circumvent rules that threaten their bottom line.

3 Jul 2019 | 3:00 am

Does Cambodia's Opposition Finally Have a Winning Comeback Plan? - The Diplomat

Does Cambodia's Opposition Finally Have a Winning Comeback Plan?  The Diplomat

The comeback strategy in the works amounts to a bold leap into the unknown, and it is unclear if it will pay off.

3 Jul 2019 | 3:00 am

CNRP deputy claims MEPs to accompany Rainsy's return - The Phnom Penh Post

CNRP deputy claims MEPs to accompany Rainsy's return  The Phnom Penh Post

Mu Sochua, the deputy president of the dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), has claimed that at least six Members of the European Parliament ...

28 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

Refrain from violence if Rainsy returns: Sar Kheng - Khmer Times

Refrain from violence if Rainsy returns: Sar Kheng  Khmer Times

Interior Minister Sar Kheng yesterday instructed his subordinates and the general public to refrain from committing violence and destroying national security if ...

18 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

Sam Rainsy has done nothing for the Kingdom: Sar Kheng - Khmer Times

Sam Rainsy has done nothing for the Kingdom: Sar Kheng  Khmer Times

Interior Minister Sar Kheng on Saturday said former opposition leader Sam Rainsy has done nothing to help the development of the Kingdom. A fierce ...

17 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

Dy Vichea to file lawsuit against Sam Rainsy over "death plot" claims - Khmer Times

Dy Vichea to file lawsuit against Sam Rainsy over "death plot" claims  Khmer Times

Lieutenant General Dy Vichea yesterday said his lawyer will file a lawsuit against former opposition leader Sam Rainsy after he accused him of plotting to take ...

13 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

Banned Opposition Party Sets September For Sam Rainsy Return to Cambodia - The Cambodia Daily

Banned Opposition Party Sets September For Sam Rainsy Return to Cambodia  The Cambodia Daily

Cambodia's exiled acting opposition chief Sam Rainsy has agreed to return to the country in September, following a decision by fellow party executives to go ...

12 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

Near-erasure of Cambodian opposition makes noodles a target - The Associated Press

Near-erasure of Cambodian opposition makes noodles a target  The Associated Press

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The bitter rivalry between Cambodian strongman Hun Sen and his self-exiled chief political rival Sam Rainsy has sometimes ...

9 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

Rainsy faces two new lawsuits at French court - Khmer Times

Rainsy faces two new lawsuits at French court  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen and Minister of Interior Sar Kheng will file a lawsuit against former opposition leader Sam Rainsy over allegation.

7 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

Hun Sen dares "dog" Sam Rainsy to swear oath over death of Police Chief - Khmer Times

Hun Sen dares "dog" Sam Rainsy to swear oath over death of Police Chief  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen has challenged former opposition leader Sam Rainsy to swear for the death of Mr Rainsy's family members as the latter accused him.

3 Jun 2019 | 3:00 am

Spokespersons unit responds to Sam Rainsy - Khmer Times

Spokespersons unit responds to Sam Rainsy  Khmer Times

The government yesterday responded to comments made by exiled former opposition leader Sam Rainsy. In a Facebook post on May 10, Mr Rainsy called for a ...

28 May 2019 | 3:00 am

Footage shows division between Rainsy, Sokha - Khmer Times

Footage shows division between Rainsy, Sokha  Khmer Times

Video footage apparently showing a WhatsApp conversation between Rainsy and Ry.

27 May 2019 | 3:00 am

Hun Sen tells CPP officials to prepare for Sam Rainsy's return - Khmer Times

Hun Sen tells CPP officials to prepare for Sam Rainsy's return  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen last week issued a letter telling CPP officials to be ready to prevent a colour revolution should former opposition leader Sam Rainsy ...

13 May 2019 | 3:00 am

PM: Warn the public against 'Sam Rainsy colour revolution' - The Phnom Penh Post

PM: Warn the public against 'Sam Rainsy colour revolution'  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday issued a directive to national working groups to educate and inform the public across the country to avoid any actions ...

10 May 2019 | 3:00 am

Rainsy doubles down on King criticism following conviction - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy doubles down on King criticism following conviction  The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy, the “acting President” of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), on Friday called King Norodom Sihamoni “weak” ...

6 May 2019 | 3:00 am

Municipal court finds Sam Rainsy guilty in two cases - Khmer Times

Municipal court finds Sam Rainsy guilty in two cases  Khmer Times

Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday sentenced in-absentia former opposition leader Sam Rainsy to a total of eight years in prison for demoralising the ...

3 May 2019 | 3:00 am

Sam Rainsy sentenced to 8 years in prison for insulting King - Khmer Times

Sam Rainsy sentenced to 8 years in prison for insulting King  Khmer Times

Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday sentenced in-absentia former opposition leader Sam Rainsy to a total of eight years in prison for demoralising.

2 May 2019 | 3:00 am

Sam Rainsy's contradictory coup belief - The Cambodia Daily

Sam Rainsy's contradictory coup belief  The Cambodia Daily

In recent months, Sam Rainsy has raised wildly different theories on how political change could come about in Cambodia, most verging on the fanciful.

2 May 2019 | 3:00 am

Court hears two cases against CNRP's Rainsy - The Cambodia Daily

Court hears two cases against CNRP's Rainsy  The Cambodia Daily

Phnom Penh Municipal court on Monday heard two cases against Sam Rainsy, “acting president” of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue ...

24 Apr 2019 | 3:00 am

Court tries former opposition leader Sam Rainsy - Khmer Times

Court tries former opposition leader Sam Rainsy  Khmer Times

Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday held a hearing for former opposition leader Sam Rainsy, who was charged with inciting military personnel to disobey ...

23 Apr 2019 | 3:00 am

Hun Sen responds to Sam Rainsy's call for CPP takeover - Khmer Times

Hun Sen responds to Sam Rainsy's call for CPP takeover  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday responded to two Facebook posts made by former opposition leader Sam Rainsy, including one post calling for an internal ...

23 Apr 2019 | 3:00 am

Opposition Leader Sam Rainsy Urges Cambodian Diaspora to 'Inspire Change' Back Home - The Cambodia Daily

Opposition Leader Sam Rainsy Urges Cambodian Diaspora to 'Inspire Change' Back Home  The Cambodia Daily

Cambodia's opposition leader Sam Rainsy on Friday called on the Cambodian diaspora in Asia to “inspire” those back home to “stand up and make a change” ...

20 Apr 2019 | 3:00 am

Opinion: Sam Rainsy. The Rising Cost of Strongman Rule in Cambodia - The Cambodia Daily

Opinion: Sam Rainsy. The Rising Cost of Strongman Rule in Cambodia  The Cambodia Daily

Paris – On April 4, a group of international buyers' associations from the garment, footwear, sporting, and travel goods industries sent a letter to Cambodian ...

13 Apr 2019 | 3:00 am

The Rising Cost of Strongman Rule in Cambodia | by Sam Rainsy - Project Syndicate

The Rising Cost of Strongman Rule in Cambodia | by Sam Rainsy  Project Syndicate

Despite boasting unrivaled tourist attractions, large stores of natural resources that could be profitably and responsibly exploited, and one of the world's ...

12 Apr 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodia's Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy Calls For Algeria-Style Overthrow of PM Hun Sen - The Cambodia Daily

Cambodia's Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy Calls For Algeria-Style Overthrow of PM Hun Sen  The Cambodia Daily

Cambodia's exiled acting opposition chief Sam Rainsy has called on the public to draw inspiration from a recent leadership change in Algeria and oust the ...

5 Apr 2019 | 3:00 am

Rainsy given court date over military disobedience charges - The Cambodia Daily

Rainsy given court date over military disobedience charges  The Cambodia Daily

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has set April 22 as the date for “acting president” of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Sam Rainsy to appear for a ...

30 Mar 2019 | 3:00 am

Hun Sen: Blame CNRP Leadership for Party Split, Not Me - វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Hun Sen: Blame CNRP Leadership for Party Split, Not Me  វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

So far nine former CNRP officials have taken up the prime minister's offer of an amnesty ahead of a deadline for applications in April.

27 Mar 2019 | 3:00 am

The Life and Near Death of Sam Rainsy - The Diplomat

The Life and Near Death of Sam Rainsy  The Diplomat

On March 30, 1997, four grenades were thrown into a crowd gathered in Phnom Penh to support rising political star Sam Rainsy. At least 16 people were killed ...

27 Mar 2019 | 3:00 am

Warrants Issued for 8 Former Cambodian Opposition Leaders Charged With Treason - វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Warrants Issued for 8 Former Cambodian Opposition Leaders Charged With Treason  វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

The warrants were issued shortly after Sam Rainsy made a public statement pledging to return to Cambodia despite the threat of arrest.

21 Mar 2019 | 3:00 am

Exiled Cambodian Opposition Leaders Are Indicted as Prime Minister Tightens Grip - The New York Times

Exiled Cambodian Opposition Leaders Are Indicted as Prime Minister Tightens Grip  The New York Times

BANGKOK — A Cambodian court has issued arrest warrants for eight opposition leaders who fled abroad for safety but say they are now trying to return.

19 Mar 2019 | 3:00 am

The Mirage of a Cambodia Palace Coup - The Diplomat

The Mirage of a Cambodia Palace Coup  The Diplomat

Suggestions by Sam Rainsy of a palace coup grossly overestimate factionalism in the CPP and underestimate Hun Sen's power.

14 Mar 2019 | 3:00 am

More than 30 court cases to be filed against Sam Rainsy: PM - Khmer Times

More than 30 court cases to be filed against Sam Rainsy: PM  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen said that his lawyers have prepared to file dozens of lawsuits against former opposition leader Sam Rainsy over insulting.

13 Mar 2019 | 3:00 am

Rainsy blasted by CNRP over rehab remarks - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy blasted by CNRP over rehab remarks  The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy has been slammed for saying it is a “stupid and disgraceful act of submission” for banned former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) officials ...

11 Mar 2019 | 3:00 am

Sam Rainsy's moral dilemma - Khmer Times

Sam Rainsy's moral dilemma  Khmer Times

As Sam Rainsy vacillates between returning or not returning to Cambodia, one thing is certain – his integrity and reputation as head of the now-dissolved ...

21 Feb 2019 | 3:00 am

Court completes two Sam Rainsy cases - Khmer Times

Court completes two Sam Rainsy cases  Khmer Times

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has concluded its investigation into two criminal cases of incitement and insult against former opposition leader Sam Rainsy.

19 Feb 2019 | 3:00 am

Investigation on Sam Rainsy's incitement case completed - Khmer Times

Investigation on Sam Rainsy's incitement case completed  Khmer Times

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has concluded its investigation into two criminal cases of incitement and insulting against former opposition leader Sam ...

18 Feb 2019 | 3:00 am

Rainsy will return at 'favourable time' - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy will return at 'favourable time'  The Phnom Penh Post

Opposition figure Sam Rainsy on Saturday suggested he would not return to Cambodia as he had previously promised, saying that like liberators King Father ...

18 Feb 2019 | 3:00 am

Will Sam Rainsy Make His Last Stand in Cambodia? - The Diplomat

Will Sam Rainsy Make His Last Stand in Cambodia?  The Diplomat

Last November, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen agreed to a wager with the exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy. Broadly speaking, the understanding was ...

15 Feb 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodian Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy Defies Hun Sen Threats, Repeats Promise to Return - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy Defies Hun Sen Threats, Repeats Promise to Return  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy vowed again on Friday to go back to Cambodia after more than three years abroad, defying threats by ruling Prime ...

15 Feb 2019 | 3:00 am

Former Opposition Leader Warns Chinese Immigrants Not to ‘Provoke Backlash’ - វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Former Opposition Leader Warns Chinese Immigrants Not to ‘Provoke Backlash’  វីអូអេ - VOA Khmer

Sam Rainsy said the large influx of Chinese immigrants to Cambodia, coinciding with a construction boom and waning relations with the West, could lead to a ...

13 Feb 2019 | 3:00 am

Sam Rainsy slammed for anti-Chinese rhetoric - Khmer Times

Sam Rainsy slammed for anti-Chinese rhetoric  Khmer Times

A senior CPP official yesterday issued a statement condemning former opposition leader Sam Rainsy for perceived prejudice against Chinese nationals in the ...

12 Feb 2019 | 3:00 am

Foreign Ministry Condemns Sam Rainsy’s Calls for ‘Uprisings’ - VOA Khmer

Foreign Ministry Condemns Sam Rainsy’s Calls for ‘Uprisings’  VOA Khmer

Cambodia also urged the international community not to interfere in its internal affairs and respect its sovereignty. WASHINGTON —. Cambodia's foreign ministry ...

11 Feb 2019 | 3:00 am

Ministry blasts Sam Rainsy over 'mutinous' comments - Khmer Times

Ministry blasts Sam Rainsy over 'mutinous' comments  Khmer Times

The Foreign Affairs Ministry on Saturday issued a statement slamming comments condemning the government made by former opposition leader Sam Rainsy on ...

10 Feb 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodia Orders Arrest of Exiled Former Opposition Leader Upon Return - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Cambodia Orders Arrest of Exiled Former Opposition Leader Upon Return  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Immigration officials have been ordered to arrest Sam Rainsy, the former leader of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, if he follows through on pledges to ...

9 Feb 2019 | 3:00 am

Video: Will Sam Rainsy Return? - The Phnom Penh Post

Video: Will Sam Rainsy Return?  The Phnom Penh Post

Another year, another promise from Sam Rainsy that he will return to Cambodia -- it still remains to be seen how the self-proclaimed court-dissolved CNRP ...

6 Feb 2019 | 3:00 am

Sam Rainsy slammed for wanting to 'liberate' Kingdom - Khmer Times

Sam Rainsy slammed for wanting to 'liberate' Kingdom  Khmer Times

Government officials blasted former opposition leader Sam Rainsy for calling on Cambodians living overseas to return with him to a “liberate Cambodia” later ...

6 Feb 2019 | 3:00 am

Rainsy: Return to Cambodia imminent - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy: Return to Cambodia imminent  The Phnom Penh Post

In a Facebook post on Sunday, the “acting president” of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Sam Rainsy once again ...

4 Feb 2019 | 3:00 am

Sam Rainsy would be 'beaten or killed' if he ever returns - The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy would be 'beaten or killed' if he ever returns  The Phnom Penh Post

Political analyst Lao Mong Hay has predicted that Sam Rainsy would be jailed, beaten or killed if he ever returned to the Kingdom as he has claimed he would.

31 Jan 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodia Seeks Opposition Leader's Arrest Amid EU Sanctions Threat - Voice of America

Cambodia Seeks Opposition Leader's Arrest Amid EU Sanctions Threat  Voice of America

Cambodia renewed calls on Monday for the arrest of veteran opposition chief Sam Rainsy as it faces the threat of sanctions from the European Union, its biggest ...

28 Jan 2019 | 3:00 am

Cambodia's Interior Ministry Has Warrant to Arrest Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy on Return: PM Hun Sen - The Cambodia Daily

Cambodia's Interior Ministry Has Warrant to Arrest Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy on Return: PM Hun Sen  The Cambodia Daily

Cambodia's Interior Ministry has received a warrant to arrest acting president of the now-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Sam Rainsy upon ...

26 Jan 2019 | 3:00 am

CNRP 'preparing budget for the return of Rainsy' - The Phnom Penh Post

CNRP 'preparing budget for the return of Rainsy'  The Phnom Penh Post

The permanent committee of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) held a meeting in Lowell, Massachusetts, in the US on ...

22 Jan 2019 | 3:00 am

Next Article Sam Rainsy slammed for planned CNRP meeting in US - Khmer Times

Next Article Sam Rainsy slammed for planned CNRP meeting in US  Khmer Times

Kem Sokha's supporters slam Rainsy for planning to host a CNRP meeting in the US.

17 Jan 2019 | 3:00 am

Return to Cambodia and risk getting arrested, Hun Sen warns opposition politician Sam Rainsy - The Cambodia Daily

Return to Cambodia and risk getting arrested, Hun Sen warns opposition politician Sam Rainsy  The Cambodia Daily

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen warned on Wednesday that a prominent opposition figure who lives in self-imposed exile abroad would risk being arrested ...

27 Dec 2018 | 3:00 am

Sam Rainsy 'faces isolation' when law change comes into force - The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy 'faces isolation' when law change comes into force  The Phnom Penh Post

A senior ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) official on Wednesday warned of opposition leader Sam Rainsy's impending “isolation” when the amendment ...

20 Dec 2018 | 3:00 am

Sam Rainsy Pledges to Return to Cambodia in 2019 Amid Disagreements in Opposition Party Ranks - The Cambodia Daily

Sam Rainsy Pledges to Return to Cambodia in 2019 Amid Disagreements in Opposition Party Ranks  The Cambodia Daily

Cambodian opposition politician Sam Rainsy, living in self-imposed exile since 2016, has vowed to return to Cambodia in 2019 to fight for democracy, amid ...

19 Dec 2018 | 3:00 am

Sam Rainsy: Do not surrender to Hun Sen's lies - The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy: Do not surrender to Hun Sen's lies  The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy has called on supporters of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) “to not surrender to Hun Sen's lies” as the prime minister “aims to split the ...

14 Dec 2018 | 3:00 am

Cambodia's Opposition Begins to Crack - The Diplomat

Cambodia's Opposition Begins to Crack  The Diplomat

PHNOM PENH — Cambodia's merged opposition party teeters on the edge of a damaging split after its self-exiled former leader Sam Rainsy said that he had ...

12 Dec 2018 | 3:00 am

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 | 3:00 am

Kem Sokha faction slams Sam Rainsy nomination as 'party coup' - The Phnom Penh Post

Kem Sokha faction slams Sam Rainsy nomination as 'party coup'  The Phnom Penh Post

Pros-sokha leaders of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), including one of his daughters, have slammed the decision of the party's international ...

7 Dec 2018 | 3:00 am

European Sanctions Are a Response to Cambodia's Totalitarian Shift - The Diplomat

European Sanctions Are a Response to Cambodia's Totalitarian Shift  The Diplomat

Since 2001 Cambodia has benefited from an exceptional trading advantage, granted by the European Union thanks to an initiative known as “Everything But ...

6 Dec 2018 | 3:00 am

Sam Rainsy named 'acting president' in 'Kem Sokha absence' - The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy named 'acting president' in 'Kem Sokha absence'  The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy was nominated “acting president” of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) as the curtain fell on the two-day international conference the ...

4 Dec 2018 | 3:00 am

Hun Sen to 'step down' if he loses Sam Rainsy bet over Kem Sokha - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen to 'step down' if he loses Sam Rainsy bet over Kem Sokha  The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen has promised to step down as prime minister while opposition figure Sam Rainsy pledges to turn himself in as forfeits if the long-term political rivals ...

12 Nov 2018 | 3:00 am

Sam Rainsy: Hun Sen will be 'the ultimate loser' - DW (English)

Sam Rainsy: Hun Sen will be 'the ultimate loser'  DW (English)

Cambodian PM Hun Sen is running virtually unopposed in Cambodia's general election on July 29. DW spoke with former opposition leader Sam Rainsy about ...

27 Jul 2018 | 3:00 am