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Cambodia seeks opposition leader’s arrest

Cambodia has renewed calls for the arrest of veteran opposition chief Sam Rainsy amid the threat of sanctions by the European Union over human rights concerns.

Former Opposition Urges EU to Maintain Pressure on Cambodia Over Rights

The 22nd Asean-EU Ministerial Meeting was held in Brussels to consider issues including trade, maritime security, combating terrorism, and migration.

Cambodia condemns self-exiled former opposition leader for anti-gov’t call

Cambodia on Saturday condemned self-exiled former opposition leader Sam Rainsy for calling on the armed forces to disobey the orders of country's Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen.

ASEAN and China struggle to buckle the belt and road

China’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) continues to draw criticism and disapproval.

Cambodia’s Interior Ministry Has Warrant to Arrest Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy on Return: PM...

Cambodia’s Interior Ministry has received a warrant to arrest acting president of the now-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Sam Rainsy upon entering the country, Prime Minister Hun Sen said Friday, daring the opposition chief to honor his pledge to return from self-imposed exile.

Cambodia’s opposition leaders in exile to return

The opposition was accused of conspiring with foreign countries to overthrow the government and was dissolved by the court.

Cambodian PM’s visit to China wraps up with fruitful outcomes

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen's visit to China concluded with fruitful results for bilateral ties and cooperation, officials and analysts said here on Thursday.

Gov’t to follow court’s wishes should Rainsy make a return

A government statement on Tuesday said legal action would be taken against former opposition leader Sam Rainsy should the Supreme Court request it, if he were to return to Cambodia.

Cambodia’s Foreign Affairs Minister meets with European officials

Democracy, human rights and the Everything But Arms (EBA) trade preferences were discussed in a meeting in Belgium on Monday between Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister Prak Sokhonn, his Belgian counterpart Didier Reynders, and EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrom.

CNRP ‘preparing budget for the return of Rainsy’

The permanent committee of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) held a meeting in Lowell, Massachusetts, in the US on Monday to prepare for the return of “acting president” Sam Rainsy to Cambodia.

Cambodians Protest in Washington for More US Pressure on Government

The protesters demanded the release of jailed opposition leader Kem Sokha and the reinstatement of the banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party.

Cambodian PM tells Enda Kenny EU trying to hold his people ‘hostage’

Populism grows when governments fail to engage with the “middle people,” the former Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, told an audience in Cambodia recently.

Hun Sen turns to China as Cambodia-EU relations cool

Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen has begun a four-day visit to China amidst cooling relations with Brussels.

Sar Kheng: Terms to describe government are disrespectful

Interior Minister Sar Kheng on Thursday took aim at some politicians and media outlets for using the terms “Phnom Penh regime” and “Hun Sen regime” instead of the official title “Royal Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia”.

Cambodians in US to Protest Lack of Detente With Opposition

The demonstration is being organized by a CNRP offshoot, the Cambodia National Rescue Movement, which was founded by the CNRP’s former president Sam Rainsy and has been labeled a “terrorist” movement by the Cambodian government.

Cambodian Opposition Figure to Meet US Lawmakers and Join Democracy Rally in Washington

A senior Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) member, released from prison last year, will join pro-democracy demonstrations in Washington this weekend and discuss his detainment at the hands of the Cambodian government with U.S. lawmakers, he told RFA’s Khmer Service on Friday.

US warned not to interfere despite successful meeting

A senior Ministry of National Defense official said the Tuesday meeting between the US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia Joseph H Felter and General Neang Phat had helped strengthen relations between the two countries’ militaries.

Thai Gov’t Commends Cambodia for Annulling Diplomatic Passports

On January 9, Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered that diplomatic passports issued to foreign nationals should be collected and reviewed.

Cambodian Activist Arrested For Facebook Post on Rice Tariffs

Cambodia’s Ministry of the Interior on Wednesday arrested a member of the banned Cambodia National Rescue Party after he posted a Facebook message saying the European Union plans to impose a tariff on Cambodian rice, sources in the country said.

2 Cambodian opposition politicians get bans dropped

A veteran Cambodian politician and his son on Wednesday became the first among 118 opposition members banned from politics for five years to have the restriction lifted.

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Threats mount as Borei Keila holdout families protest coming eviction

Around 14 families from Phnom Penh’s Borei Keila neighbourhood gathered on Thursday outside Prampi Makara district hall to protest their imminent eviction.