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Cambodia’s Government Doubles Down on Legal Threats Over Calls For Election Boycott

Cambodia’s government on Thursday doubled down on threats to prosecute anyone calling for a boycott of this year’s general election, after the country’s now-dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) told supporters to avoid the polls because it had been banned from participating.

Cambodia’s election committee says 20 political parties to contest in July national poll

Cambodia's National Election Committee (NEC) had officially recognized all of the 20 political parties that registered to contest the July national election, according to local media's report on Thursday.

India to set up medical college, hospital in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam region,...

India has decided to set up a medical college and hospital in Cambodia as part of its plan to strengthen economic ties with CLMV region, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said.

Cambodia country of honor for 15th China-ASEAN Expo

Cambodia will be the Country of Honor of the 15th China-ASEAN Expo, slated for Sept. 12 to 15 in Nanning, capital of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

Behind the Cambodia-Lao PDR border dispute

Cambodia and Lao PDR have agreed to work together to resolve pending border demarcation disagreements between the two nations.

Cambodia and Thailand look to legalise migrants

The Cambodian labour minister met the Thai ambassador on Tuesday to discuss legalising undocumented Cambodian migrant workers in Thailand, as the deadline approaches for migrants in the neighbouring kingdom to be registered.

Cambodian appeals to PM for repatriation

A Cambodian woman who went to Saudi Arabia five years ago to work as a maid has posted a video to her Facebook page pleading for the help of Prime Minister Hun Sen after alleging she has endured years of abuse.

Tony Abbott throws support behind Australian filmmaker jailed in Cambodia James Ricketson

Former prime minister Tony Abbott has met with supporters of James Ricketson — an Australian filmmaker detained in Cambodia on spying charges — and called for his release.

Cambodia’s Hun Sen Calls Parties on Ballot Real Opposition

Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen denied on Tuesday that 20 small and little-known political parties registered to compete in July 29 national elections were created by his ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) to provide an illusion of political opposition in the coming polls.

What’s Missing From Cambodia’s Democracy?

The problems are deeper than the lack of a viable opposition party.

Lifting the veil on Cambodia’s new media baron

The Phnom Penh Post newspaper has been sold to a Malaysian buyer who goes by various names. After some days of confusion, he announced he was Sivakumar S Ganapathy, despite the fact that a press release on the sale of the Post by former Australian owner Bill Clough named him as Sivakumar G (Siva).

Cambodia’s Ministry of Interior Threatens to Seize Assets of Opposition Officials Urging Boycott

Cambodia’s Ministry of Interior has threatened to seize the assets of officials from the country’s now-dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) if they do not end a call to boycott the general election in July, drawing concern from observers who say there is no legal precedent to do so.

Second Cambodian man arrested for insulting king on Facebook

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 introduced this year.

Cambodia’s election committee releases code of conduct for electoral observers

Cambodia's National Election Committee (NEC) on Monday released the code of conduct for national and international observers in the forthcoming national election.

Are Cambodia and Laos Really Any Closer to Resolving Their Border Dispute?

Despite some incremental progress, deeper questions remain unresolved.

Today in History: May 22,1993 — Sihanouk returns to Cambodia

Head of state Prince Norodom Sihanouk flew home to a Cambodia still suffering political assassinations, ambushes and shelling on the eve of the country’s first multiparty election in decades. “They need me,” the former king said of his people, who have suffered authoritarian rule, bloody revolutionary experimentation, American bombing, Vietnamese invasion and civil war — all since the late 1960s.