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Some 50,000 ballots to be used in Cambodia’s May 26 elections

Some 50,000 paper ballots will be issued for the 3rd Mandate Council Elections that will be held on May 26, said National Election Committee (NEC) spokesperson Hang Puthea.

Cambodia: CPP starts local council election campaign

The Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) kicked off a campaign for the provincial, municipal and district council election in Phnom Penh on May 17.

Indo-China integration meets Cambodia’s interests

Cambodia, which is located between Thailand and Vietnam and has a 440-kilometer coastal zone which is separated from the rest of the country by a mountain ridge, is in need of a “third neighbor” in order to survive economically and politically, and for improving its export opportunities.

Cambodian King Supports Belt and Road Initiative: Chinese Media

King Norodom Sihamoni told Chinese President Xi Jinping that Cambodia would further support his overseas investment strategy, which has been criticized by the U.S.

Cambodia, Nepal Discuss Direct Flights, Opening Embassies

Cambodia and Nepal are discussing joint steps to promote direct flights between the countries and to open the embassies in their capitals.

Cambodia, Nepal Leaders Encourage Trade Between Countries

Premier Hun Sen and visiting Nepalese Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli encouraged businesses in their countries to explore mutual trade and investment opportunities.

Sen. Doug Ericksen should break his Cambodia deal or step down

On the heels of a narrow re-election last fall, state Sen. Doug Ericksen blew through a gauntlet of warnings in March to ink a $500,000-a-year consulting contract with the Kingdom of Cambodia.

Cambodia’s King Meets Chinese President During Birthday

The monarch is attending a Chinese government-organized conference while he turns 66 and met with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Depressing truth behind Cambodia’s poverty reduction

Whoever said it – Mark Twain, Benjamin Disraeli or another casualty of Churchillian Drift – it is a useful attitude to take of there being three types of lies: “lies, damn lies, and statistics.”

Napping in the Pacific and millions spent changing very few lives: time to recast...

A new or re-elected government will give us a chance to better support our neighbours in Asia and the Pacific. The behaviour of the last one hasn't been good.

PM: Warn the public against ‘Sam Rainsy colour revolution’

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday issued a directive to national working groups to educate and inform the public across the country to avoid any actions intended to topple the legitimate government through a “Sam Rainsy colour revolution”.

Asean Liberals Call for End to Attacks on Cambodian Opposition

The statement from Asean Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) came as Rhona Smith encouraged Cambodians to work towards changing the political culture in the country.

U.S.-China in War of Words to Win Cambodian Hearts and Minds

The embassies of the United States and China have recently exchanged jibes over what their aid and investment strategies in Cambodia have achieved. The sparring on social media platform Facebook went viral, sparking a debate among Cambodians over the superpowers’ influence in the country.

In Cambodia, Japan Digs in to Keep China’s Rise in Check

Cambodia is also seeking to boost the number of annual Japanese arrivals to 300,000 next year while Chinese tourists made up to one third of Cambodia’s 6.2 million foreign visitors last year.

Five Questions on Human Rights in Cambodia: Mu Sochua

Mu Sochua is the deputy leader of the Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP), and one of Cambodia's most prominent women in politics. This past week, a Cambodian court issued treason arrest warrants for eight leading members of the CNRP in exile, including Sochua.

Hiding in plain sight: Chinese expansion in Southeast Asia

Beijing’s geopolitical moves continue to obfuscate its larger designs, surprise observers, and render the United States and its allies reactive. The prospect of a Chinese naval base in Cambodia offers a case in point.

Human Rights Watch Calls for Charges Against Opposition Officials to Be Dropped

Dozens of opposition supporters gathered outside the court on Wednesday during proceedings and without incident.

Kem Sokha’s lawyers request case be closed 

Chan Chen, a lawyer for Kem Sokha, who is currently on bail awaiting trial for treason, told local media on Sunday that his client’s legal team will request that the Phnom Penh Municipal Court investigating judge close his case as no progress has been made.

Deputy PM receives Cambodian religion minister

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh expressed his wish that Senior Minister and Minister of Cults and Religion of Cambodia Him Chhem would help strengthen solidarity and mutual understanding between the two countries’ peoples, during a reception in Hanoi on May 8.

Grifting with dictators? Fantasizing of holy war? Nothing is too low for politics these...

It’s pretty remarkable, or one would think it ought to be, that we currently have one elected official in this state who is a registered foreign agent for an authoritarian regime. And another who appears to be plotting with extremists for a homegrown, biblical civil war.

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Swedish Ambassador attended first screening of “Jungle Guard”

Maria Sargren, Ambassador of Sweden to Cambodia visited the premiere screening of the documentary film “Jungle Guard” taking place on Monday, May 20 2019 at Wat Langka, a temple locating in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.