Cambodia’s exiled acting opposition chief Sam Rainsy has agreed to return to the country in September, following a decision by fellow party executives to go home to restore democracy in the authoritarian Southeast Asian country, while the government said it has arrest warrants ready for him.
Singapore and Cambodia have reaffirmed longstanding ties, Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said on Tuesday (Jun 11), adding that the two countries are committed to “strengthening mutual understanding and pursuing cooperation, dialogue and friendship”.
Activist criticises Tan Chuan-Jin for “seemingly endorsing” comments calling Singaporeans “treacherous”
Kirsten Han was referring to a Facebook comment that Tan had left in response to another netizen's remark that certain Singaporeans have spoken out against Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's recent remarks on the Vietnam-Cambodia relationship.
The Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) won 4,034 of 4,114 seats in this year’s third mandate municipal, provincial, town and district council elections, while the other six parties received limited support.
Cambodia, Singapore and Vietnam have agreed to move on from the controversy caused by remarks from Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and follow the path of cooperation, dialogue and friendship.
After I published yet another story in Asia Times last week on the possibility of Cambodia being removed from the United States’ and European Union’s preferential trade deals (the GSP and EBA respectively, which grant quota and tariff-free status to some Cambodian exports), I received a message on Twitter posing a question I realize I haven’t yet tried to tackle.
Cambodia’s opposition has called on supporters to eat Khmer noodles, in public together as a way to evade a ban on political gatherings.
The ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) won 550 municipal and provincial seats and 3,484 town and district seats in local council elections on May 26, according to the National Election Committee (NEC).
Forty years after the victory over the Khmer Rouge genocide regime, Cambodia has many proud achievements including over 7% economic growth for many consecutive years, strongly improved infrastructure, enhanced living standards for the people, and positive and strong international integration.
Cambodia’s Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn said on Friday that he agreed with his Singaporean counterpart that the two Southeast Asian states remain “good neighbors” despite differing views over Vietnam’s role in Cambodia 40 years ago.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has accused Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of supporting genocide because of comments Lee made about Vietnam’s 1978 invasion of Cambodia which ended Pol Pot’s genocidal “killing fields” regime.
The issue of succession continues to loom large in Cambodia’s politics.
In his post, Lim Tean wrote, “Fake News From State Media ! A diplomatic row of the most severe order is brewing between Cambodia, Vietnam and Singapore over Lee Hsien Loong’s uncalled for remarks about Vietnam’s “invasion” of Cambodia in the 70s”.
Cambodian Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn on Thursday met here with Jean-Christophe Belliard, deputy secretary general at the European External Action Service, to discuss the issue of the Everything But Arms (EBA) trade preferences, a Cambodian government spokesman said.
US concerns about an emerging China-backed facility in Cambodia could put the nation in the middle of an emerging new Cold War.
Cambodian officials are bristling this week after a recent remark by Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong recalling Vietnam’s January 1979 invasion and decade-long occupation of Cambodia.
Rapper Chhun Dymey seems to have struck a chord in Cambodia. He was somewhat of an unknown until his song, "This Society," went viral last month, shared on social media platforms that included opposition leader Sam Rainsy's YouTube channel.
Việt Nam regretted that some contents of the remarks made by Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the 18th Shangri-La Dialogue and on his Facebook page did not objectively reflect the historical truth, Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Lê Thị Thu Hằng has said.
A "noodle war" is under way in Cambodia between the ruling party of Prime Minister Hun Sen and the main opposition party that was banned from politics.
Minister of Interior Sar Kheng on Sunday called on Muslims in Battambang province to continue supporting the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) at the 2022 commune council elections and the following year’s national elections.