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“The difficulties of an emerging post-crisis country, even though it's 20 years later, is that we have difficulties competing if we don't have the necessary infrastructure,” said Sok Siphana, a lawyer and adviser to the Cambodian government, “To me, infrastructure matters … if electricity charges are much higher ...
Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen and Chinese Foreign Affairs Minister Wang Yi met in Vietnam on March 30, where they discussed their countries' bilateral relationship and issues of region and international importance. China announced its support of the Cambodian government in general and, ...

The Cambodian government has allowed extraordinary levels of Chinese investment: Thirty casinos have already been built and 70 more are under construction. One huge development, the Blue Bay casino and condominiums, advertises itself as "one of the iconic projects of China's One Belt, One Road ...
KT: The Cambodian government has recently requested Korea to provide financial support for the construction of the so-called “Korea-Cambodia Friendship Bridge.” What is the position of the Korean government? Ambassador: The Korean embassy has put special attention on this project because this ...
The Cambodian government has received international criticism for its crackdown on opposition parties and media. On Thursday, a senior member of a dissolved opposition party asked Japanese lawmakers to call on Phnom Penh to ensure that July's general election is a fair one. Kem Monovithya of the ...
The Cambodian government has allowed extraordinary levels of Chinese investment: 30 casinos have already been built and 70 more are under construction. One huge development, the Blue Bay casino and condos, advertises itself as “one of the iconic projects of China's One Belt, One Road initiative”.

“Japan has so far been generous towards [the] Cambodian Government by not making any critical comment about political development in Cambodia and by continuing to support electoral process,” he said in an email. “But I strongly believe that Japan has remained engaged till now in the hope that the ...
Forty-five countries have called on the Cambodian government to reinstate the main opposition party and ensure that a general election to be held in July is free and fair. The countries, including the United States, Britain, and France, jointly issued a statement at the United Nations Human Rights Council in ...
Support, though in short supply, fell along unsurprising lines, with China – increasingly Cambodia's patron as it alienates traditional Western partners – expressing its support for the Cambodian government and asking the international community to “abandon politicisation of human rights issues”.
These backward steps include signs of escalating repression of the political opposition, civil society and media,” the countries said. “For the Cambodian government to retain its legitimacy, any elections must be free, fair and credible.” Hun, a former Khmer Rouge cadre, has ruled Cambodia for more than 30 ...
Forty-five countries called on Cambodia on Wednesday to reinstate the main opposition party, release its jailed leader and ensure a July general election is free and fair. A statement on the human rights situation in Cambodia read by New Zealand on behalf of 45 of the council's 47 countries, including the ...
Chhun on Wednesday said he believes the ITUC and EI have the “power” to push the ministry and the Cambodian government to reinstate them. In addition, the American Federation of Teachers sent a letter to Cambodian Ambassador to the US Chum Bun Rong to express its concerns regarding the firings.
Increased online access comes just as the Cambodian government engages in a series of other measures to repress civil society. Last September, the Cambodia Daily, the country's longest-running English-language newspaper, was shut down after the government slapped it with a $6 million tax bill that its ...
Initially, Cambodian authorities said the foreigners were "military trainers", but Australia's Department of Defence later confirmed they were not ADF personnel and were not involved in any official training. A source described the Cambodian Government's first response as a "cover-up". The names of the ...
A Cambodian woman reads the launch copy of English-language newspaper The Phnom Penh Post in Phnom Penh on Aug. 8, 2008. The newspaper is facing closure after being hit with a huge tax bill. (Photo by Tang Chhin Sothy/AFP) ...
The CNRP was forcibly dissolved last year for allegedly working with America to topple the Cambodian government, a charge that has been widely dismissed as a pretense to ensure the ruling party wins the next election. “They destroyed Kem Ley's life because Kem Ley had the purpose to create a ...
On Feb. 27, the Trump administration announced it was cutting aid to Cambodia because the country's Senate elections “failed to represent the genuine will of the Cambodian people.” And Germany last month placed visa restrictions on members of the Cambodian government, including on Mr. Hun Sen.

If this election in 2018 proceeds in Cambodia without the CNRP [the opposition party], Australia should be thinking about targeted sanctions and asset seizures against senior members of the Cambodian government.” The organiser of the protest, Genevieve Kang, said Hun had also threatened overseas ...
The Cambodian government's attitude towards cryptocurrency seems to be very mixed, according to a variety of sources. For one thing, it has blocked cryptocurrency transactions while at the same time preparing to launch its own national cryptocurrency, according to the Phnom Penh Post. Learn how to ...
Mu Sochua (right) poses with former Australian Foreign Minister Gareth Evans during a forum on Cambodia's political situation in Canberra on Friday. Facebook. Cambodian government comes under fire in Australia. Mon, 12 March 2018. Erin Handley. The widow of slain political analyst Kem Ley on Sunday called for ...
Mu Sochua (right) poses with former Australian Foreign Minister Gareth Evans during a forum on Cambodia's political situation in Canberra on Friday. Facebook. Cambodian government comes under fire in Australia. Mon, 12 March 2018. Erin Handley. The widow of slain political analyst Kem Ley on Sunday called for ...
The Cambodian government is leading the way to progress. Yearly, the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction (MLMUPC) participates in dialogues and seminars with the private sector to keep the momentum going for the improvement of building standards. Recently, MLMUPC's ...
"Cambodian government has been getting away with murder," Prof Evans said. "It's time for Cambodia's political leaders to be named, shamed, investigated and sanctioned by the international community - that remains my opinion today." Prof Evans described being on the receiving end of a Hun Sen tirade ...
In September, Kem Sokha, leader of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) was arrested for treason for allegedly conspiring with the United States to overthrow the Cambodian government, and now faces up to 30 years in jail if found guilty. Two months later, the Supreme Court dissolved ...
In late January, eight influential senators, including Bob Graham, Dick Durbin, John McCain and Marco Rubio, wrote a letter to the US Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Hailey, urging her to work with US partners and allies to isolate the Cambodian government and pressure it to reverse course.
The Cambodian government typically rejects UN assessments and in the past have labelled them biased and not reflecting reality in Cambodia. Late last year, Prime Minister Hun Sen threatened to close the Cambodian Center for Human Rights, but he changed his mind and let the organisation continue its ...
US officials have declined to specify which programs are being cut, saying only they are targeting areas of the Cambodian government directly involved in the political crackdown, including the Tax Department. In a letter to the Tax Department two days after the announcement, US Ambassador William ...
The fact that, for a second time, activities in Australia had been used as the basis for anti-democratic Cambodian government actions was "deeply concerning," Senator Wong said. "Some might say stronger words might be required," she added. Members of Melbourne's Cambodian-Australian community ...
The Cambodian government, which has moved away from the West and closer to China in recent years, has yet to respond to the latest announcement. Mu Sochua, a former deputy leader of the now dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), welcomed the move. She told the BBC that Cambodia ...
Hun Sen was referring to an apparently leaked private phone call between members of the now-banned main opposition party, Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), who said the Cambodian Government would face pressure from the United Nations, Australia and ASEAN countries. "If there is no Hun ...
“We take our international obligations very seriously. We also have a very good working relationship with the Cambodian government,” Dutton told the National Press Club. “There is a lot, by way of equity, in that relationship and we'll continue to work very effectively with the Cambodian government,” Dutton ...
We also have a very good working relationship with the Cambodian government," Dutton told the National Press Club. "There is a lot, by way of equity, in that relationship and we'll continue to work very effectively with the Cambodian government," Dutton added. Alleged gunman Oeut Ang was sentenced ...
Bou Rachana, widow of slain Cambodian social commentator and government critic Kem Ley, has been granted asylum in Australia, leaving with her five sons from Thailand and arriving in Melbourne on Feb. 17, an Australian lawmaker told RFA's Khmer Service on Monday. It was unclear shortly before ...
The Cambodian government has charged Sam in several politically tinged cases, at least four of which concern content he has posted to Facebook. Sam's petition “seeks information in Facebook's possession regarding Hun Sen's misuse of social media to deceive Cambodia's electorate and to commit ...
Cambodia's government has ordered internet service providers to block online access to The Cambodia Daily newspaper. In a letter dated Sept. 28, 2017, recently made public, the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications ordered internet service providers to block IP addresses to the Cambodia Daily's ...
... calls on Cambodian government to 'choose path of human rights'. Cambodia UN conference United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights in Cambodia Rhona Smith speaks during a press conference on Mar 14, 2018. (Photo: Ouch Sony). By Ouch Sony. 14 Mar 2018 11:02PM (Updated: 14 Mar 2018 11:11PM ) ...
The Cambodian government, which has moved away from the West and closer to China in recent years, has yet to respond to the latest announcement. Mu Sochua, a former deputy leader of the now dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), welcomed the move. She told the BBC that Cambodia ...
“We urge the Cambodian government to reconsider its current course,” the spokesperson said in a statement. “Specifically, the government should release jailed opposition leader Kem Sokha, reinstate his party, the CNRP, and allow civil society and the media to continue their legitimate activities.” Foreign ...
In a response to a parliamentary inquiry, the German government on Wednesday laid out a number of measures it has quietly taken over recent months to pressure the Cambodian government following its crackdown on media outlets, NGOs and the political opposition. The response – which has.
“We urge the Cambodian government to reconsider its current course,” the spokesperson said in a statement. “Specifically, the government should release jailed opposition leader Kem Sokha, reinstate his party, the CNRP, and allow civil society and the media to continue their legitimate activities.” Foreign ...
The Cambodian government, which has moved away from the West and closer to China in recent years, has yet to respond to the latest announcement. Mu Sochua, a former deputy leader of the now dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), welcomed the move. She told the BBC that Cambodia ...
The Cambodian government has claimed the video is evidence the CNRP was fomenting a foreign-backed "revolution". In its conclusions, the council invites the European Commission and the EU's high representative for foreign affairs, Federica Mogherini, to “closely monitor the situation” in Cambodia and ...
PHNOM PENH, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- Cambodia has lashed out at Germany for suspending preferential visas for private travel by Cambodian government officials, following the arrest of opposition leader Kem Sokha and the dissolution of the main opposition party. "We regret that such measures were taken ...
"The Foreign Office confirms the suspension of preferential Visa treatment for private travel by Cambodian government members, including by Prime Minister Hun Sen and his family, by high-ranking military officials and the presidents of the highest Cambodian court," Susanne Beger-Blum, a spokeswoman ...
Hun Sen was referring to an apparently leaked private phone call between members of the now-banned main opposition party, Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), who said the Cambodian Government would face pressure from the United Nations, Australia and ASEAN countries. "If there is no Hun ...
The German government yesterday confirmed it has suspended preferential visa treatment for private travel by members of the Cambodian government, including Prime Minister Hun Sen and his family, following the dissolution of the opposition CNRP. The CNRP was dissolved by the Supreme Court on ...
... Xinjiang Authorities Launch Anti-Religion Campaign Through Local Police Stations · Chinese Men Outnumber Women by 33 Million After Decades of Gender Bias · Cambodian Political Opposition Movement Calls For Boycott of Firms Owned by PM's Family · Widow of Slain Cambodian Government Critic ...
Family of murdered Cambodian government critic Kem Ley arrives in Australia. Updated 20 February 2018, 16:40 AEDT. Kem Ley's wife and her five children are granted special humanitarian visas after fleeing Cambodia in 2016, fearing for their safety after the government critic was gunned down in broad daylight.
Bou Rachana, widow of slain Cambodian social commentator and government critic Kem Ley, has been granted asylum in Australia, leaving with her five sons from Thailand and arriving in Melbourne on Feb. 17, an Australian lawmaker told RFA's Khmer Service on Monday. It was unclear shortly before ...
Yoeung Sotheara, former legal adviser for election watchdog Comfrel, said he has no faith in the Cambodian government's words. He told RFA on Thursday that though there are several political parties in Cambodia, they are too small to compete with the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP). On top of ...


 

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