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UN Expert Meets Cambodia Justice Minister, Says Kem Sokha’s Detention is Problematic

UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Cambodia Rhona Smith, as part of her 11-day visit to the country, met Justice Minister Ang Vong Vathana to discuss the ongoing de-facto detention of opposition leader Kem Sokha and other justice system-related topics, she said on Thursday.

Rainsy handed eight-year prison sentence by Phnom Penh court

Sam Rainsy, the “acting president” of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party, was on Thursday sentenced to a total of eight years in prison on two charges, with security forces ordered to arrest and throw him in jail.

A further five CNRP officials summoned for questioning

Another five local officials of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) and two supporters were summoned for questioning on Wednesday as “suspects” on grounds of allegedly violating the Supreme Court ruling that dissolved the former opposition party in November 2017.

Oli to visit Vietnam, Cambodia next week

Oli will promote investment and tourism in Nepal during his visits to Vietnam, Cambodia.

State Counsellor returns from China, Cambodia trip

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has returned from an eight-day foreign trip to China and Cambodia, bringing back investments worth ¥1 billion yuan (about US$148 million) from Beijing.

Cambodian Court Summons 12 CNRP Members Over ‘Banned’ Activities

Authorities in northwestern Cambodia’s Battambang province summoned 12 members of the Cambodia National Rescue Party to court this week to answer charges they were still active in the opposition group dissolved by court order almost two years ago.

PM hails Asean impact 20 years on

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday hailed the positive impact on Cambodia joining Asean, saying the bloc was a source of peace, security and prosperity.

Prime Minister receives Lao, Cambodian guests

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception in Hanoi on May 2 for high-ranking delegations from Cambodia and Laos who are in Vietnam to attend the State funeral for former President General Le Duc Anh.

Cambodia Inches Closer to Beijing as EU Reviews Preferential Trade Status

Cambodia, facing the possibility of losing its preferential trade status with the European Union, has decided to seek support from and further bolster ties with Beijing.

Aung San Suu Kyi in Cambodia: Pledges Made to Promote Trade, Education, Cultural Ties

Aung San Suu Kyi paid a two-day official visit to Cambodia this week, marking her first trip to the Southeast Asian nation.

China’s relationship with Asean under scrutiny as Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi makes first...

The state counsellor’s trip underlines the similarities between two nations isolated from the international community over human rights abuses. Naypyidaw and Phnom Penh are also seen as loyal to Beijing, a position that has hampered the Southeast Asian bloc’s effectiveness.

Sam Rainsy’s contradictory coup belief

In recent months, Sam Rainsy has raised wildly different theories on how political change could come about in Cambodia, most verging on the fanciful.

Cambodian PM meets Myanmar’s state councillor to boost bilateral ties

Cambodia yesterday rolled out its red carpet for Myanmar’s State Councillor Aung San Suu Kyi on her official visit to the kingdom to boost bilateral ties.

Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen Touts China Deals as Loss of EU Trade Scheme Looms

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen returned from a weekend summit in Beijing on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s sweeping Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) laden with deals he believes will offset the impact of impending trade sanctions from the West over his regime’s rollbacks on democracy.

The Belt and Road in Cambodia: Successes and Challenges

It’s time for the BRI to incorporate a more participatory and inclusive approach in Cambodia.

Cambodia’s silent investment from Japan: reform or realpolitik?

Human rights advocates criticize Tokyo for 'acting like China'.

When Nixon Told Us Invading Cambodia Would Save Civilization

Inflammatory and hysterical language was used then, as it is now, to camouflage reality.

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi in Cambodia to Strengthen Bilateral Ties

Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi arrived in Cambodia on Monday for an official visit to strengthen ties between the countries.

Chinese premier meets Cambodian PM

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang meets with Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, capital of China, April 28, 2019. (Xinhua/Ding Lin)

Senior CPC official meets Cambodian PM

Senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official Wang Huning on Saturday met with Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen, who attended the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation.


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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.