A Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) official said the process for the upcoming elections is going “smoothly” and predicted that those who had registered to cast their ballots will do so.
Cambodia’s ruling party, the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) threatened legal action against a campaign started by opposition members which called for voters to boycott a national election slated to take place in July.
New Zealand has led several nations at the U.N. Human Rights Council in issuing a joint statement urging action on Cambodia’s deteriorating human rights situation.
In recent weeks senior military figures have resigned from their posts to run in the July 29 national elections, a move seen to tighten Hun Sen's grip.
Almost three dozen security guards fired by the U.S. Embassy in Cambodia for allegedly sharing pornography on smartphones they used for work held a protest Tuesday demanding proper compensation from their former employer.
Cambodia’s judiciary fails to comply with several fundamental fair trial rights, including the presumption of innocence and whether confessions are obtained under duress, a local NGO said Tuesday, in a report based its observance of a year of criminal cases at the country’s Court of Appeal in the capital Phnom Penh.
The party says it is concerned with drawing the ire of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party, whose leadership has been accused of being behind the killing.
Cambodia, China sign documents on mine clearance, transport master plan preparation, palace renovation
Cambodia and China on Tuesday signed documents on mine clearance, preparation of transport master plan and renovation of the Angkor Thom Royal Palace.
China has granted more than $100 million in military aid to Cambodia, Cambodia said on Tuesday, highlighting the strong ties between Beijing and a government that critics accuse of destroying democracy ahead of an election next month.
Today marks the 82nd birthday of Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk of Cambodia. Julio Jeldres, who served as the senior private secretary and special assistant to the late King Father Norodom Sihanouk for 12 years and has written extensively on the Cambodian royal family, provides insight into the life of Cambodia’s Queen Mother, whom he describes as “a witness of history”
Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen met with Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe here on Monday.
Cambodia’s government on Monday dismissed a report by a regional election watchdog, which said that the country’s upcoming general ballot will be neither free nor fair amid a months-long crackdown on the political opposition, NGOs and independent media.
A Cambodian prince who was a candidate in upcoming general elections was transferred early Monday to a hospital in neighboring Thailand after being injured in a road crash that killed his wife, said a fellow politician and a Cambodian news agency.
The vice president of the Funcinpec party has called for a thorough investigation into the causes of the car crash that killed the wife of party leader Prince Norodom Ranariddh on Sunday.
Cambodian residents in Japan have rallied in central Tokyo to call on the Japanese government to end its support for a general election in July.
A Cambodian prince and former prime minister has been injured and his wife killed in a head-on car collision in the south-west of the country.
Cambodia’s Interior Ministry has issued a decision allowing the Khmer-Vietnamese Association in Cambodia (KVA) to register for the ministry’s list of associations.
Recently, hundreds of villagers involved in land disputes have traveled to Phnom Penh to lobby the government ahead of the election.
Drenched in sweat and more than an hour into a speech urging 16,000 garment factory workers to vote for the ruling party, Prime Minister Hun Sen of Cambodia revived the restless crowd by announcing that everyone would receive a cash gift.
Cambodia's ruling party on Friday (Jun 15) threatened legal action against opposition figures leading a "clean finger campaign" that is encouraging voters to boycott a national election in July.