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Ministry opposes EU Rainsy backing

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has expressed its strong disapproval of a plan by EU parliamentarians to escort Sam Rainsy, the “acting president” of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), to the Kingdom.

EU Trade Commissioner says that human & labour rights situation in Myanmar & Cambodia...

On Sunday, the European Union and Vietnam signed a landmark free trade agreement (FTA) that will eventually phase out almost all tariffs on goods that flow between the trading bloc and the Southeast Asian nation, after it the deal is ratified by lawmakers on both sides.

Handful of European parliamentarians warned against intention to escort self-exiled ex-opposition leader to Cambodia

Cambodia on Saturday warned a few European parliamentarians against their intention to accompany self-exiled former opposition leader Sam Rainsy to Cambodia.

Cambodia: the regime’s base

A decision to reject a US offer to refurbish Ream Naval Base might hint at China’s influence but also domestic concerns.

Cambodian PM warns on regime change

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, whose government is accused of suppressing human rights, says foreigners risk returning his country to war through what he called stirring up turmoil and seeking regime change.

Rainsy releases seven-point plan for return to Kingdom

Sam Rainsy, the “acting president” of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), released a seven-point plan on Monday to be fulfilled on his return to the Kingdom.

Former CNRP council members depart from politics

Two teachers, who are former Kampong Thom provincial council members for the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), have announced that they will no longer participate in any political activity, especially related to the CNRP, to avoid being fired or physically attacked.

Cambodia Throws a Wrench into Trump’s Trade War

Under the leadership of Prime Minister Hun Sen, Cambodia has become a haven for companies eager to circumvent rules that threaten their bottom line. This does not bode well for America’s ability to enforce its trade tariffs against China – or for Cambodia’s future.

Does Cambodia’s Opposition Finally Have a Winning Comeback Plan?

The comeback strategy in the works amounts to a bold leap into the unknown, and it is unclear if it will pay off.

Was Cambodia Ever Really a Democracy?

The coup of July 1997 cemented Hun Sen’s grip over the country, and it’s never wavered since.

U.S. presses Cambodia over possible Chinese military presence

The U.S. Defence Department has asked Cambodia to explain why it suddenly turned down an offer to repair a naval base, saying the decision had raised speculation of possible plans for hosting China’s military.

Cambodian Opposition Activist Beaten Nearly to Death by Unidentified Assailants

An activist and former elected official of the banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) was beaten nearly to death in Cambodia’s Kampong Thom province by a group of unidentified men, who only spared him after bystanders intervened, he said Friday.

CNRP Chief Kem Sokha Breaks Silence in Message to Supporters Marking Birthday in Captivity

In a rare public message while under house arrest, opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) president Kem Sokha on Thursday thanked supporters for wishing him well on his 67th birthday and vowed to continue working to serve their interests, despite facing charges widely seen as politically motivated.

Hong Kong and Cambodia: a common cause

After relentless protests, the Hong Kong administration was forced to cave in, shelving a contentious extradition bill that would have seen people transferred out of the city to any jurisdiction, including mainland China.

Cambodian Deputy PM values Vietnam’s support for education sector

A ceremony to present the Vietnam Government’s gift to Cambodia’s education sector was held in Prey Veng province, 100 km east of Phnom Penh capital city of Cambodia on June 25.

Hanoi willing to cooperate with Cambodian localities: official

Hanoi is willing to collaborate with Cambodian localities for mutual development, Standing Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Van Suu stated on June 25.

Vietnamese Prime Minister meets with Lao, Cambodian counterparts

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a working session with his Lao and Cambodian counterparts Thongloun Sisoulith and Samdech Techo Hun Sen in Bangkok, Thailand, on June 23 on the sidelines of the 34th ASEAN Summit.

Vietnam PM tells Singapore’s Lee Cambodia invasion statement incorrect, offensive

Vietnam PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has criticized Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong’s recent comments about Vietnam's role in the Khmer Rouge fight.

ASEAN meets in Bangkok but old problems remain 

As ASEAN’s leaders attend the bloc’s annual two-day summit in Bangkok, many unasked and unanswered questions remain about the group’s viability going forward.

ASEAN leaders move to combat marine debris; Bangkok Declaration adopted at the start of...

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has made a landmark commitment to strengthen efforts to prevent and reduce marine debris during a regional summit here.

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In a statement on Monday, the US Embassy in Phnom Penh said that “all Cambodians should be able to exercise their rights to express their views freely and assemble peacefully.”