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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.

Two former refugees in one political race for Syracuse Common Council

There are a record number of refugees running for public office in Syracuse.

Dozens of Opposition Members Questioned, Suspected of Violating Court Verdict

For former members of the CNRP, even organizing a private party or posting messages and activities online comes with surveillance and questions from the authorities.

What Did Suu Kyi’s First Cambodia Visit Achieve?

A look at a significant development within Cambodia-Myanmar relations.

Details of Doug Ericksen’s $500K deal with regime shock Cambodians who fled to U.S.

In late March, before they revealed a $500,000 contract from the government of Cambodia, state Sen. Doug Ericksen and former state Rep. Jay Rodne traveled to Phnom Penh and met with Prime Minister Hun Sen at the country’s Peace Palace.

Cambodian PM, UN representatives discuss progress, opportunities for sustainable development

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen on Monday met with a United Nations country team led by UN Resident Coordinator Pauline Tamesis for an annual dialogue, the UN-Cambodia said in a statement.

Rainsy doubles down on King criticism following conviction

Sam Rainsy, the “acting President” of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), on Friday called King Norodom Sihamoni “weak” as he stood by previous comments that saw him sentenced to four years in prison for insulting the monarch.

Cambodians who fled to Seattle ‘shocked’ as details emerge of state senator’s $500K deal...

In late March, before they revealed a $500,000 contract from the government of Cambodia, state Sen. Doug Ericksen and former state Rep. Jay Rodne traveled to Phnom Penh and met with Prime Minister Hun Sen at the country’s Peace Palace.

As Oli prepares to visit Cambodia and Vietnam, questions are being asked—why?

Prime minister should set his priorities right when it comes to visiting foreign countries, experts say.

Foreign officials mourn former President Le Duc Anh’s passing

A delegation from the Cambodian Ministry of National Defence on May 4 paid tribute to former Vietnamese President General Le Duc Anh at the Vietnamese Embassy in Phnom Penh.

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Cambodian PM to pay working visit to Japan next week

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen will pay a working visit to Japan from May 29 to 31, according to a foreign ministry's statement on Saturday.