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Minister Touts ‘One-Party Parliament’ as Victory for Democracy

Say Samal made the comments in an op-ed published in a widely read local daily newspaper, Rasmei Kampuchea, owned by his father, Senate President Say Chhum.

E.U. Parliament Committee Calls for Release of Cambodia Opposition Leader

The CPP jailed Sokha in September on treason charges and banned the CNRP over allegations of a conspiracy to overthrow Hun Sen by force.

Experts Weigh in on ‘Deeply Flawed’ Cambodia Election

Both nationally and internationally, the CPP will have a difficult time explaining its uncontested win in the election, according to experts.

A Requiem for Cambodian Elections

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen scored a resounding electoral victory, who is really to blame for such an outlandish result?

Cambodia’s sham election shows the limits of nation building

It was all supposed to be so different. In 1993, millions of Cambodians went to the polls in the country’s first-ever free election, marking the end of a civil war stretching back to the late 1970s.

The amazing 3,300ft-long bamboo bridge containing 50,000 sticks that is taken down and REBUILT...

This is the incredible 3,300 foot bamboo bridge in Cambodia that is taken down and rebuilt every single year.

Cambodia PM slams opposition vote boycott, challenges critics

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen lashed out at an election boycott by the dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) on Thursday, just days after his party claimed victory in what rights groups say was a flawed general election.

Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen Praises Government’s Commitment to Democracy Despite ‘Sham’ Election

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen applauded his government’s commitment to democracy Wednesday in his first public appearance since his ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) swept an election widely dismissed as unfree and unfair, following the dissolution of the main opposition group.

Cambodia PM slams ‘failed’ election boycott campaign

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said opposition calls to boycott elections failed as he celebrated his "crystal clear" victory in the uncontested vote in a speech to thousands of garment workers Thursday.

Cambodian opposition party urges Australia to reject ‘sham election’ results and impose sanctions

Cambodia's opposition has called on the Australian Government to reject this week's election results and send a "clear signal" to Prime Minister Hun Sen "that he cannot destroy democracy".

China says foreigners should not interfere in Cambodia after election

Foreigners should not interfere in Cambodia’s internal affairs, the Chinese government’s top diplomat told his Cambodian counterpart, following an election in the Southeast Asian nation that critics said was neither free nor fair.

Don’t interfere with Cambodia’s ‘smooth’ election: China to world

A top Chinese government diplomat says foreigners should not interfere in Cambodia's internal affairs after an election was broadly criticised as being neither free nor fair.

Taking Cambodia’s bogus election to task

It was always a foregone conclusion that Cambodia's incumbent government of Prime Minister Hun Sen and his Cambodian People's Party (CPP) were going to win the July 29 election.

Cambodia’s Hun Sen takes selfies in first appearance since controversial election

Cambodia’s long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen, 65, whose party claimed victory in a general election that many have said was neither free nor fair, met with supporters for the first time since the vote on Wednesday.

Hun Sen plays hardball to keep his grip on Cambodia

Determined to extend his 33 years as Cambodia's strongman ruler, Prime Minister Hun Sen was not about to let an election derail what he believes is his destiny.

One-party rule ‘terrible setback’ for Cambodia: opposition chief

The co-founder of Cambodia's disbanded opposition has decried the landslide victory of Hun Sen's ruling party in an uncontested poll as a "terrible setback", urging a campaign of non-cooperation with the next government.

China hails Cambodia on polls, Hun Sen on victory

China on Monday congratulated Cambodia on the successful completion of its sixth national elections and the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), led by caretaker prime minister Hun Sen, on it victory, even as the European Union, France, Germany and New Zealand joined a chorus of criticism from Western countries on the polls’ “restrictive climate”.

Praise for Cambodia does us no service

Bill Shorten's Super Saturday proclamation that the Labor Party was "four from four" was still ringing in our ears when the Cambodian People's Party declared on Monday that it had achieved a parliamentary monopoly – 125 from 125.

Cambodia’s Rigged Election; Taiwan Tug-of-War

Mary Kissel and Hugo Restall on Hun Sen's authoritarian regime and China's latest bid to isolate Taipei.

China, Cambodia vow to uphold multilateralism

China and Cambodia Wednesday vowed to jointly uphold multilateralism to maintain peace and stability in the region.

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Gold mining suspected as cause of Cambodian mass poisonings

A spate of mass toxic poisonings in the Cambodian provinces of Kratie and Mondulkiri have hospitalized hundreds and killed at least 16 people since May.

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