Cambodia’s ruling party has backed off of earlier threats it would request that the government of South Korea extradite members of the banned opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) as they gather in Gwangju this weekend in protest of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s regime.
But his strangulation of democracy imperils the country’s biggest industry.
When the Khmer Rouge took over Cambodia, photographer Roland Neveu captured the start of what became a genocide.
The Cambodian government last week announced an 80-megawatt hydropower dam on the Anlong Krouch river, which flows to the town of Pursat.
Chan Vathanaka’s PKNS FC faced Pahang FA in the Malaysia Super League this week and it was the Cambodia international striker who found the opening goal of the fixture.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen challenged the United States on Sunday to cut all aid after it announced it was ending funding for a general election next year in response to the dissolution of the main opposition party, media reported.
With the help of the FBI, Cambodian police have arrested US fugitives hiding in Cambodia and collaborated in a crackdown on criminal cases.
Cambodia has filed a challenge at the European Court of Justice against the European Union’s decision to impose import duties on Cambodian rice.
Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol said on Tuesday that 98 per cent of Cambodia’s tuk-tuk and PassApp drivers do not have driving licences and have a poor awareness of the road traffic law.
Cambodia’s government on Tuesday defended its decision to hire a U.S. state lawmaker to lobby on behalf of its interests in Congress, amid a low point in relations between Washington and Phnom Penh prompted by democratic rollbacks in the Southeast Asian nation.
Cambodia will face severe economic hardship if the European Union proceeds with threatened plans to suspend beneficial trade preferences, Cambodian Interior Minister Sar Kheng said Monday, calling the expected move a matter of “regret.”
Kirirom National Park, with its high elevation, lower temperatures and sun-kissed pine forests, is quite the contrast to the rest of Cambodia.
Property rights are not only about ownership of land. They provide reasons for people to invest in and develop their homes and communities.
Cambodia drew fresh criticism this week from both a major human rights organization and the leaders of several trade organizations over Prime Minister Hun Sen’s refusal to release opposition leader Kem Sohka from house arrest, and other rights abuses.
Cambodia’s exiled acting opposition chief Sam Rainsy has called on the public to draw inspiration from a recent leadership change in Algeria and oust the country’s Prime Minister Hun Sen, saying he would throw his support behind a top-ranking ruling party official if he is willing to challenge the strongman.
Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen has told officials to cut off electricity to the homes of those who claim he orchestrated blackouts to drum up public support for a controversial hydropower dam, after the head of an environmental NGO suggested the government was responsible for power outages that have plagued the country this year.
Sum Moeun’s disappearance prompted concern from rights groups including Human Rights Watch, who suspected Moeun had “disappeared” by state security forces over his activism.
Cambodia succeeded in negotiations to lease a 200MW Turkish power ship to meet electricity demands in Phnom Penh, amid a nearly 400MW electricity shortage nationwide, Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Friday.
‘Forests and people are intertwined. Humans rely on forests for their basic needs: clean air, food, water and raw materials for medicine, shelter and clothing.”
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