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America Is Turning Its Back On Cambodian Refugees

For Phann Pheach, Oct. 5 was supposed to be a day like any other. He was headed to work at a Southern California manufacturing company when U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents pulled him over and arrested him.

Cambodia parties register as Hun Sen vows vote will go ahead

Registration began Monday for political parties contesting Cambodia's upcoming general election, with Prime Minister Hun Sen dismissing calls for a boycott by opposition supporters whose party was dissolved by pro-government courts last year.

Cambodia registering parties for July vote after main opposition dissolved

Cambodia began registering political parties on Monday for a July general election likely to extend the 33-year-old rule of Prime Minister Hun Sen after the Supreme Court dissolved the main opposition party.

Cambodia’s Imaginary Enemies

Jorge Luis Borges’s Book of Imaginary Beings has a real-world equivalent in Cambodia. Call it the Book of Imaginary Enemies. This imagined book would tell tales of government attacks against rights activists, journalists and other peaceful critics deemed a threat to the government.

Facebook Resists Inquiry Into Cambodia Voter-Manipulation Claims

Facebook Inc. doesn’t want to be drawn into a political dispute between the ruling and opposition parties of Cambodia. It may not have a choice.

Cambodia’s election committee invites political parties to register for general election

Phnom Penh - Cambodia's National Election Committee (NEC) on Sunday invited political parties to register to contest in the July general election, according to...

ASEAN Turns to China, India and Free Trade

Southeast Asian countries will work more closely with new powers China and India to counter the pressure of protectionism and ensure continued growth, Singapore prime minister said Saturday.

5 killed in tanker truck-car crash in SW Cambodia: police

Five local people were killed and two others were injured in a collision between a tanker truck and a Lexus SUV on Saturday in Southwest Cambodia's Koh Kong province, a local police chief said.

ASEAN Leaders Warned on IS Threats

The prime minister of Singapore says the Islamic State still poses "very real" threats to the ASEAN region, despite the group's defeat in the Middle East.

Thais sends Cambodian wanted by Phnom Penh back to Denmark

The leader of a Cambodian anti-government group who was at risk of being extradited to his homeland for imprisonment said Friday he is safely back in Denmark, where he has had political asylum for seven years.

Government propaganda film rehashes unsupported claims of ‘terrorism’ plots

The Cambodian government issued an 18-minute propaganda film on Monday, insinuating that political dissidents Sam Serey, Sourn Serey Ratha and Sam Rainsy are “terrorists” working together to overthrow Hun Sen’s regime.

KNLF founder Sam Serey, deemed a ‘terrorist’ by gov’t, detained in Thailand

Khmer National Liberation Front founder Sam Serey, wanted by the Cambodian government for an alleged Khmer New Year terrorism threat, has been arrested in Thailand on immigration violations, Cambodian officials said Thursday.

Rights Groups Call on ASEAN Members to Halt Cambodia’s Backslide on Democracy

The governments of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) must intervene to end Cambodia’s ongoing slide from a democracy into a dictatorship, several human rights organizations said, as member states kicked off the 32nd ASEAN Summit in Singapore.

Cambodia wants Thailand to hand over opposition figure

Cambodia intends to seek the extradition from Thailand of the head of an anti-government organization who was convicted in absentia on terrorism charges in 2013, the government said Thursday.

Slain Cambodian Activist Honored on Anniversary of His Death

Slain Cambodian environmental activist Chut Wutty was honored today in a low-profile ceremony held in the capital Phnom Penh on the sixth anniversary of his still-unsolved murder, Cambodian sources said.

David Chandler Mulls New Edition of His “History of Cambodia” With More Pessimistic Ending

David Chandler, a renowned American historian of Cambodia, says he is looking into publishing a 5th edition of his seminal 1983 work “A History of Cambodia” with a more pessimistic ending.VOA Khmer's Chap Chetra has the interview.

Four of Cambodian Opposition Chief Kem Sokha’s Eight Lawyers Resign

Four of eight lawyers working for jailed Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) President Kem Sokha abruptly resigned on Tuesday, telling RFA’s Khmer Service the decision was made at the opposition leader’s request, while vowing to support his party’s quest to restore democracy in the authoritarian Southeast Asian nation.

Cambodia-China ties solid, reaching high level: PM

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Tuesday that the Cambodia-China ties were solid and were reaching a high level.

Chinese Embassy creates Facebook page in Cambodia

The Chinese Embassy in Cambodia's official Facebook page finally made its first post on Sunday with an announcement about a Chinese-funded health project.

Cambodia king urges Senate dominated by ruling party to protect rights

Cambodia’s King Norodom Sihamoni on Monday urged senators to protect justice and human rights as the upper house of the country’s parliament met for the first time since the ruling party swept a controversial election in February.

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Minor Opposition Parties Speak Out Against Calls for Election Boycott

Several minor opposition parties who have registered to stand in the upcoming national election have expressed concern over calls from the country’s former main opposition party for a boycott of the vote.

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