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Hun Sen Rejects Speculation Cambodia Could Lose UN Seat

Hun Sen said recently that Cambodia was sovereign and independent and would not bow to international pressure over its rights record.

After CPP Election Win, Promises to Solve Cambodia’s Land Grabs Fade Again

Ahead of the polls, many rural communities that lost land were promised solutions if they voted CPP, but farmers fear they will now get little help.

Cambodia Congratulates Koreas on Historic Nuclear Settlement

The joint announcement on Wednesday marked the end of scheduled talks between the two states.

‘This is my land’: Cambodian villagers slam Chinese mega-project

A few families in Cambodia's southwest lead resistance effort against large resort including casino and golf courses.

Pressure On Myanmar Over Rohingya Crisis Grows Amid UK Foreign Secretary’s Visit

Britain’s Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Thursday called for justice and accountability for Myanmar’s Rohingya while a U.S. congressman announced a hearing on the treatment of the Muslim minority group, in the latest signs of mounting pressure on Myanmar to bring to justice those responsible for the violent campaign.

China’s First Couple Visit Cambodian Royals

Cambodia and China established diplomatic ties some 60 years ago, cultivated in large part by the late King Norodom Sihanouk.

A New Cambodia-Laos Border Deal?

A closer look at the opportunities and challenges presented by an agreement recently reached by the two sides.

Washington Watching Cambodian Gov’t Closely: Ambassador

William Heidt, the US ambassador, told VOA Khmer that he hoped Cambodia would move towards a more “open” political system in the coming year.

Cambodia Needs Political Reform to Regain Credibility: Analysts

At a meeting on Thursday at the Heritage Foundation, speakers said the newly one-party parliament did not reflect voters’ wishes to see pluralistic democracy in the country.

Cambodia PM denies ‘international pressure’ behind release of opposition leader

Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen batted down speculation on Wednesday that he caved to international pressure after an opposition leader was released from jail, claiming the decision was made for his ailing foe's health and safety.

500,000 Cambodians Become Eligible to Vote

The NEC said that it would also remove those who had been reported deceased in the same period and an additional 100,000 names.

Japan’s Kono airs hopes for Cambodia’s continued democratization

Foreign Minister Taro Kono expressed hope Wednesday for Cambodia's further development and democratization in talks with his Cambodian counterpart Prak Sokhonn.

Scot stranded in Cambodia after suffering massive stroke ‘handed death sentence by UK officials’...

Charles McLaughlin’s mother Esther says they need £100,000 to cover his treatment and bring him home but Foreign Office have refused crisis loan.

Cambodia’s Former Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy Blasts ‘Attempt to Break Up CNRP Leadership’

Cambodia’s former opposition chief Sam Rainsy on Tuesday dismissed recent comments by Minister of Interior Sar Kheng who said the release of current opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) president Kem Sokha from pre-trial detention last week would create a power struggle between the two men.

International law perspective on protection of human rights in Cambodia

History was created by the European Parliament on September 13. For the time since the United Nations’ peacekeeping mission known as UNTAC (United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia), the Parliament passed a 13-point resolution aimed at according tougher actions against Cambodia and its rulers similar to those imposed by the US government.

Vietnamese army delegation visits Laos, Cambodia

A high-ranking delegation from the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) led by Sen. Lieut. Gen Luong Cuong, Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee and Director of the VPA’s General Department of Politics, is paying official visits to Laos and Cambodia from September 18-22.

UN Report on Rohingya Crisis Calls For Removal of Myanmar Military From Politics

A United Nations fact-finding mission that investigated atrocities committed against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar’s Rakhine state issued a report on Tuesday detailing violence by security forces and calling for the prosecution of top military commanders as well as the removal of the country’s powerful Tatmadaw (military) from politics.

Ejection of Chinese Tourists in Sweden Sparks Outcry, Embarrassment

The ejection of three Chinese tourists from a guesthouse in the Swedish capital by police and Beijing's outraged response has whipped up a degree of nationalistic fervor on social media in recent days, although Chinese living in the country have expressed "embarrassment" over the behavior of the tourists and the government's subsequent protests.

China welcomes consensus between Laos, Cambodia on border issue

China welcomed the consensus reached between Laos and Cambodia on the border issue, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Monday.

Cambodian Political Commentator Hit With New Charges, Goes Into Hiding

A Cambodian political commentator and critic of Hun Sen has been hit with new criminal charges a month after completing a prison sentence for defamation, and has gone into hiding, fearing arrest, sources say.

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National Assembly Boycott Signals Tougher Diplomatic Stance

When the opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) boycotted the opening of parliament following the 2013 national election, diplomats from countries that support democracy were left in a bind: should they attend an event that would legitimize what many viewed as a stolen election or ignore an invitation from the head of state who had accepted their credentials?

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