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Winning Design for Phnom Penh Factory Worker Homes, a Model for Other Cities

An award-winning design for factory worker housing in Cambodia's capital will serve as a model for homes in other cities in the rapidly-urbanizing country, according to the charity that will build 3,000 units based on the blueprint next year.

EU lawmakers call for Cambodia to release opposition leader

The European Parliament urged Cambodia on Thursday to drop all charges against opposition leader Kem Sokha, deepening the international outcry over his detainment.

Cambodia’s parliament holds first session since July vote

Cambodia’s parliament on Wednesday held its first session since a July general election in which Prime Minister Hun Sen’s ruling party claimed victory but which critics called a sham because of the lack of a viable opposition.

Cambodian government critic flees after receiving threats

A Cambodian political analyst said on Monday he has fled the country after receiving threats since his release from a 1-1/2 year sentence for accusing Prime Minister Hun Sen’s party of orchestrating the 2016 murder of government critic Kem Ley.

Cambodia frees 14 government critics

Cambodia released 14 government critics on Tuesday, in a move by Prime Minister Hun Sen that some observers say is aimed at appeasing foreign criticism of a flawed general election last month.

Cambodia launches crackdown on Chinese prostitution rings

Up to 50 Chinese nationals have been detained in Cambodia as part of a crackdown on prostitution rings in Sihanoukville province, a Chinese investment hub, the provincial governor said on Tuesday.

Cambodia’s Hun Sen says will give speech to U.N. after ‘flawed election’

Phnom Penh - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday he will give a speech to the United Nations General Assembly after claiming victory in a much-criticized election last month.

Cambodia PM slams opposition vote boycott, challenges critics

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen lashed out at an election boycott by the dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) on Thursday, just days after his party claimed victory in what rights groups say was a flawed general election.

China says foreigners should not interfere in Cambodia after election

Foreigners should not interfere in Cambodia’s internal affairs, the Chinese government’s top diplomat told his Cambodian counterpart, following an election in the Southeast Asian nation that critics said was neither free nor fair.

Cambodia’s Hun Sen takes selfies in first appearance since controversial election

Cambodia’s long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen, 65, whose party claimed victory in a general election that many have said was neither free nor fair, met with supporters for the first time since the vote on Wednesday.

Result of Cambodia vote must be ‘fully rejected’: opposition

The result of Cambodia’s general election, in which long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen’s ruling party Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) declared victory, must be fully rejected by the international community, the opposition said on Monday.

Cambodia wakes to another era of Hun Sen rule after ‘flawed’ election

Cambodia woke on Monday to another chapter of rule by strongman Prime Minister Hun Sen, a day after a general election in which his Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) declared victory but one which rights groups said was neither free nor fair.

Cambodia’s Hun Sen has an important election backer in China

China announced a major infrastructure project in Cambodia midway through its election campaign and denounced proposed economic sanctions by the European Union on the South-east Asian nation.

Cambodia sets up polling stations, officials expect 60 percent turnout

At the Toul Kork Primary School in Phnom Penh volunteers swept classrooms and laid out wooden desks on Saturday, transforming the rooms into polling stations a day ahead of a general election which Prime Minister Hun Sen is expected to comfortably win.

Cambodia Blocks Some Independent News Media Sites: Rights Group

Reuters could not open the websites of Radio Free Asia Khmer, Voice of America Khmer and Voice of Democracy on Friday.

Former Cambodia opposition party members fined for vote boycott appeal

Five former members of Cambodia’s outlawed opposition party were found guilty and fined $2,500 each on Thursday for calling for a boycott of Sunday’s general election.

Commentary: Cambodia’s battle for democracy

For over three decades, Cambodia's authoritarian government has consolidated and expanded its power on a foundation of corrupt, faux-democratic rule and unbalanced, “urban-led” economic growth.

Cambodia’s rulers cajole and coerce voters to boost election turnout

For the past month, the deputy village chief of a hamlet in rural Cambodia has had a singular focus.

Japan won’t be sending election monitors to Cambodia

Tokyo - Japan said on Wednesday it will not be sending election monitors to Cambodia for a general election this weekend, although Tokyo - a major donor to the Southeast Asian nation - has sent such observers for numerous elections in the past.

Cambodia says 52 nations to send monitors for its election

A Cambodian government official on Thursday said as many as 220 observers from 52 countries would monitor Sunday’s general elections, widely expected to deliver a landslide victory for Prime Minister Hun Sen after the main opposition was dissolved.

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China Mulls Purge of Foreign Content From Media, School Textbooks

The ruling Chinese Communist Party's media regulator is considering banning the broadcast of overseas-produced news during prime time on domestic channels, while the country's ministry of education has ordered a purge of foreign content from textbooks in primary and secondary education.

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