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