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Cambodia donates 200,000 USD to Indonesia for earthquake, tsunami victims

Cambodia on Tuesday donated 200,000 U.S. dollars to earthquake and tsunami-hit Indonesia, according to a foreign ministry statement.

UN Urges Asean to ‘Make Every Effort Towards Transparent and Fair Elections’

António Guterres comments on Friday came after several members of Asean held elections that were widely criticized by the international community.

Cambodia’s Supreme Court Overturns Defamation Conviction of Election Official, Citing Lack of Evidence

Cambodia’s Supreme Court on Monday rejected the defamation conviction of deputy secretary-general of the National Election Committee (NEC) Ny Chakrya citing a lack of evidence, ordering the country’s Appeal Court to hold a retrial of his case.

The speech came after Cambodia held a national election in July with Hun Sen’s...

The speech came after Cambodia held a national election in July with Hun Sen’s ruling Cambodian People’s Party winning every seat in parliament.

How Cambodia is clearing landmines to rebuild peace

The country’s mine action unit clears landmines so citizens can farm and attend school safely.

Uphold UN Charter, reject unilateralism, declares Cambodia’s Prime Minister

Addressing world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly’s general debate on Friday, Prime Minister Hun Sen of Cambodia described the world as a fragile, unpredictable, and complicated place where countries “big and small must respect one another.”

Cambodia PM warns at UN against questioning of one-party election

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen warned Friday against any questioning of the legitimacy of his controversial reelection after a top UN official doubted whether the polls could be regarded as democratic.

Supporters Greet PM Hun Sen on Arrival for UN Speech

The UN Security Council granted the Hun Sen supporters permission to rally at the hotel when Hun Sen arrived in New York this week.

Cambodia’s Domestic Politics in the Spotlight at the United Nations

With protests planned in New York, the Southeast Asian state’s politics is set to be on display this weekend.

Rights Workers Sentenced in High-Profile Bribery Case

The five defendants – Nay Vanda, Ny Sokha, Lim Mony, Yi Soksan and Ny Chakrya – were accused of bribing a witness in a separate case against Kem Sokha.

The Folly of US Intervention in Cambodia

What lessons from the Cold War should Washington heed?

Supreme Court Hears Defamation Case of Former Rights Defender

Ny Chakrya was recently given a six month suspended sentence and his advocacy of the rights of two villagers involved in a land dispute in Siem Reap province.

Cambodia to hold larger military drills with Chinese army

The Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) and China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) are to launch larger 2019 Golden Dragon military exercises in order to strengthen and extend military relations and cooperation, the defense minister has said.

China stands for Cambodia

China on Wednesday defended Cambodia against an onslaught by the UN special rapporteur for human rights, Rhona Smith, who slammed the Kingdom’s record in a speech at the UN Human Rights Council.

Cambodia to provide more support to children without family care

Cambodia's Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation (MoSVY) on Thursday released two important publications to guide the ongoing national efforts to reform its child care system.

UN warns of ‘climate of fear’ in Cambodia

A UN official has slammed the Cambodian government for "oppressing the opposition and silencing dissent".

Cambodian Court Sentences Rights Activists, Election Official to Suspended Five-Year Jail Terms

A court in Cambodia on Wednesday delivered suspended five-year sentences to four human rights activists and an official with the country’s National Election Committee (NEC) after convicting them of paying to silence a woman who allegedly had an affair with opposition chief Kem Sokha.

Cambodian police guard opposition leader

In a move to prevent protests around the home of Cambodia's main opposition leader Kem Sokha, police have formed a task force to monitor him, media reports say.

Cambodia’s Reliance on Chinese Debt is Risky: US Official

A senior US Embassy official in Cambodia has warned Cambodia over its growing closeness with Beijing.

Hun Sen Raises Spectre of Assassination Attempt in Warning Over Threat of Coup

According to Hun Sen, in September 1998 while traveling to Siem Reap his car was targeted by an attacker with a B40 rocket-propelled grenade.

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