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Cambodia to form new govt within 60 days

The ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) will form a new government within 60 days, its spokesman said yesterday, two days after a general election that critics called neither free nor fair after the main opposition was disbanded last year.

Cambodia election: High turnout gives Hun Sen’s party the win, but spoilt votes signal...

When the voter turnout for Cambodia's general election crossed the 80 per cent mark on Sunday (July 29), the Cambodian People's Party (CPP) of caretaker prime minister Hun Sen wasted no time wielding the figure in its war of narratives against opposition exiles who had called for a boycott.

Deforestation for profit in Cambodia

Efforts to protect forests come crashing down as locals see gold in felling trees.

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.

Japan has a role to play in Cambodia’s future: The Yomiuri Shimbun

In its editorial, the paper says that Japan should use its good relationship with Cambodia to improve the latter's situation and stability in the country.

Cambodia adopts lese majeste law, raising fears of politically motivated cases against govt critics

Cambodia's Parliament on Wednesday unanimously adopted a law that forbids insulting the monarchy as rights groups expressed concern the legislation, in effect in neighbouring Thailand, could be used against critics of the government.

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Cambodian Ruling Party Posts Complete Electoral Sweep

The ruling party of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has won all 125 parliamentary seats in last month's election, which has been denounced by outlawed opposition forces as illegitimate.

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