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... the autocratic overreach by Hun Sen that is severely restricting the freedoms of Cambodian people." Members of the CNRP also came out to "vehemently reject" the amendments. In a statement released on Thursday, the CNRP called the amendments "illegitimate". The "Cambodia National Rescue Party ...
A movement started by exiled opposition lawmakers in Cambodia has launched a campaign boycotting products sold by companies owned by the family of Prime Minister Hun Sen, the country's long-time leader who is using his power to eliminate his competitors before general elections in July.

Some Cambodian-Chinese citizens who live in Cambodia have always provided ang pao to poor people, members of the armed forces, children and elderly people during Chinese New Year because they believe they will receive good luck and get wealthier. Mr Hun Sen on January 31 said on his ...
Bangkok: Cambodia's ruling party has drawn-up a five-year plan that critics say will entrench the dictatorship of strongman Hun Sen through intimidation, ... State agencies in Phnom Penh last year launched a sweeping crackdown targeting the opposition National Cambodian Rescue Party (CNRP), ...
FILE PHOTO- Supporters of Prime Minister Hun Sen's Cambodian People's Party dance under portraits of the party leaders, from left, Chea Sim, Hun Sen ... Human Rights Watch issued a statement calling on the government to immediately release Sokha, adding that her forced return to Cambodia violated ...
The Cambodian People's Party (CPP) Political Programme 2018-2023, adopted at the party's congress three weeks ago, maps out the government's next steps in what ... Sebastian Strangio, author of Hun Sen's Cambodia, said the CPP's plan came as little surprise given the events of the past six months.

In a speech to graduates in Phnom Penh, Hun Sen said Cambodia's stance was to call for further engagement. "When the situation is hot, [you all] jointly curse, but when it calms down, you all keep silent. But Cambodia wants to congratulate the step forwards of the two Koreas, who are brothers. The attitude ...
"Not only Cambodia, the whole of Asean and other countries, now including Venezuela - [which is] located near the US - start to borrow Chinese money instead," he said. "So other countries saying that Hun Sen leads the country too close to China, have you offered me anything besides abusing me?
Cambodia's growing economy is a source of pride for Prime Minister Hun Sen, who has said his leadership has fostered an unprecedented development and has rejected the influence of foreign powers in steering Cambodia away from decades of conflict. Speaking during the opening of a cement factory ...
Cambodia is sliding into dictatorship, and it's playing out on facebook. The country's government, led by Prime Minister Hun Sen, has bought millions of fake "likes" on the platform, used it to silence critics and spread propaganda, opponents claim. On Thursday morning, former Cambodian opposition ...
But his grip seemed shaken in 2013's general election, when the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party mounted a strong challenge, winning 55 seats in the National Assembly and leaving Hun Sen's party with 68. Cambodian courts, which are generally seen as acting under the influence of the ...
(New York) - The Cambodian government should immediately release Sam Sokha, a Cambodian labor activist who gained notoriety after she threw a sandal at a photo of Prime Minister Hun Sen in April 2017, Human Rights Watch said today. On February 8, 2018, Thai authorities forcibly returned Sam ...
Prime Minister Hun Sen continued his campaign against former opposition leader Sam Rainsy today, claiming his longtime political adversary has no experience in governing and only knows how to "ignite war". "You are not capable of managing the situation in Cambodia yet. You just know how to ignite ...
Hun Sen, who has ruled Cambodia for 33 years, adopted facebook with gusto in the aftermath of his Cambodian People's Party's near-upset at the hands of Mr Rainsy's opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) in the 2013 national elections. His page has showcased a more accessible, ...
Cambodia's Supreme Court today upheld the 30-month sentence imposed last year by a lower court on prominent land rights activist Tep Vanny, sending her ... The lake was later filled with sand to make way for a development project with close ties to Prime Minister Hun Sen and the ruling Cambodian ...
Cambodia's Labour Law spells out the creation of labour courts to address worker-employer disputes. The now-benched draft labour dispute resolution law looked into the creation of such courts. Currently, complainants can approach the Arbitration Council or a court of first instance. Hun Sen also ...
But Prime Minister Hun Sen is loath to allow that to happen. Besides the treason charges against Sokha, he also shut down the only independent newspaper, The Cambodia Daily, and some American Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). The PM says he wants to prevent a so-called color revolution, ...

Prime Minister Hun Sen (2nd from left) shakes hands with Cambodian People's Party Deputy President Say Chhum (R) as he arrives for the party's ... International pressure continued to mount against Cambodia Tuesday as Prime Minister Hun Sen's government proceeded with a crackdown on the ...
PHNOM PENH, Feb. 1 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Thursday that the Southeast Asian country will amend its laws to prosecute anyone who insults the nation's King Norodom Sihamoni. "Tomorrow (Feb. 2), the Council of Ministers will hold a meeting in the ...
The court appearance in Phnom Penh by Kem Sokha, head of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, was his first since his arrest last September. The hearing was held behind closed doors and journalists and other onlookers were kept away. His prosecution by the government of Prime Minister Hun Sen is ...
Prime Minister Hun Sen has warned former opposition leader Sam Rainsy not to bring his Cambodia National Rescue Movement (CNRM) to Asia. Speaking at a graduation ceremony on Thursday, the prime minister said the government would take action against the movement if it appeared in Cambodia, ...
China will provide military vehicles to Cambodia, Phnom Penh confirmed this week, as the two nations shore up military ties ahead of a joint exercise in March. The donation of 100 tanks and armored personnel carriers underscores Cambodia's pivot away from past reliance on Western aid and towards ...
Thai Phany, the nephew-in-law of Prime Minister Hun Sen who is accused of running two large cockfighting rings, has been removed as a general in the Royal Cambodian armed forces. Phany, formerly a one-star brigadier general, was removed by royal decree on December 19, according to a copy of the ...
Cambodian Prime Minister and President of Cambodian People's Party, CPP, Hun Sen, center, his party Deputy Presidents, Say Chhum, right, and Sar Kheng arrive for their party's congress in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. CPP on Friday began its 3-day congress in Phnom Penh.
PHNOM PENH: Thousands of journalists in Cambodia have been given a lecture by Prime Minister Hun Sen on how they should work in 2018. The prime minister, whose ruling Cambodian People's Party is gearing up for a general election in July, emphasised how journalists should report the situation in ...
Prime Minister Hun Sen met with members of the press yesterday, not shying away from classifying some journalists and media outlets as extortionists and tax evaders, while applauding United States President Donald Trump's efforts to go after so-called fake news. The annual event, in which the premier ...
FILE: Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen, right, prepares to deliver a speech during a factory visit outside of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Aug. ... On Wednesday, Rainsy asked Hun Sen on twitter to "postpone the next national elections until we all have guarantees that those polls meet minimum international ...
Cambodian woman Given Year in prison For Accusing Hun Sen of Kem Ley's murder ... A court in Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh sentenced a Cambodian woman to a one-year jail term on Thursday for posting a video on her facebook page accusing Prime Minister Hun Sen of ordering the murder more ...
Across this traditionally low-rise Cambodian capital, a building boom is becoming more noticeable as it pushes higher into the sky, and its largest projects are often geared toward Chinese investors, who have only .... Cambodia's prime minister, Hun Sen, has become one of China's most reliable friends.
Royce has also been an outspoken critic of Hun Sen's government, warning in August that there has been an "alarming degradation of democracy in Cambodia" in the lead-up to this year's elections. Following the November dissolution of the Cambodia National Rescue Party - the country's only viable ...
Cambodian Opposition Officials in hiding Refuse to Return Home Amid Pressure to Defect ... Hun Sen's government arrested opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) chief Kem Sokha in September on charges of "treason," and two months later the Supreme Court ruled to disband his party for ...
Cambodia's Prime Minister and president of the Cambodian People's Party (CPP) Hun Sen (C) takes selfies with supporters during a CPP ceremony marking the 39th anniversary of the fall of the Khmer Rouge regime in Phnom Penh yesterday. - AFP. Speaking before a sea of supporters on Sunday, Hun ...
Ex-CNRP activist Meach Sovannara (right), seen at the Supreme Court last year, congratulated Prime Minister Hun Sen on his wedding anniversary in a bid to ... The dual Cambodian-US citizen's letter comes more than two months after the release of former opposition Senator Hong Sok Hour, who wrote a ...
Up to 40,000 people attended an event in the capital Phnom Penh, organised by the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) of Prime Minister Hun Sen, installed by the Vietnamese who invaded Cambodia on 7 January 1979 and put an end to the regime. "The 7 January victory saved the lives of people ...
A glossy biopic of Prime Minister Hun Sen that premiered with much fanfare on Cambodian television last night has divided public opinion, with critics ... to the Khmer Rouge by China, currently Cambodia's biggest donor, but there are several references to Hun Sen fighting against the "foreign invasion" of ...
Three days ahead of the highly politicised January 7 holiday marking the overthrow of the Khmer Rouge, Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday slammed the UN Transitional Authority in Cambodia (Untac) for its alleged failure to bring peace to Cambodia in the 1990s, instead claiming his own efforts had put a ...
Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday that factory supervisors and managers must be fired if they curse at their workers. Addressing a gathering of more ... "I want all factory managers to listen carefully: Cambodia is not a country where you can curse at those below you. All citizens have the same rights," ...
The campaign has seen the critical media outlets shuttered, civil society monitored and the Cambodia National Rescue Party - the only viable challenger to Hun Sen's Cambodian People's Party - summarily dissolved at the government's behest just months before upcoming national elections.
"For Cambodia as a nation I wish - and with my CNRP colleagues we all will strive to ensure - that the Cambodian people will start to see the light of democracy and justice in 2018," he said. "Among our first tasks, we will fight even harder to reverse the political crackdown by the Hun Sen government on ...
Kem Sokha began the year as a vice-president of Cambodia's biggest opposition party which posed a challenge to long ruling Prime Minister Hun Sen. He assumed the mantle of opposition leader after his exiled predecessor resigned. Now, as the year draws to a close, much of his political network has ...
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen waves to the crowd as he arrives at Clark International Airport, north of Manila, Philippines Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. Hun Sen is one of more than a dozen leaders who will be attending the 31st ASEAN Summit and Related Summits in Manila. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez).
At a congressional hearing to discuss sanctions Tuesday U.S. lawmaker Brad Sherman (D-Cal), said Washington, the U.S. and Japan needed to take coordinated action against Hun Sen's regime. "If we decide to forego the special access to U.S. market that any company buying garments from Cambodia ...
PHNOM PENH: Secured by family and party ties, Chinese cash and his own ruthless political instincts, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has taken a wrecking ball to the kingdom's fragile democracy in a campaign to extend his 32-year rule. The 65-year-old is now the world's sixth longest-serving civilian ...
In front of the largest religious monument on Earth, the world's longest-ruling prime minister -- Cambodia's Hun Sen -- prayed for peace and happiness in ... Ou Virak said he believed Hun Sen was likely looking to legitimize an imminent succession in the eyes of both his party and the Cambodian people.
On Feb. 8, 2018, Sam Rainsy, leader of the newly launched Cambodia National Rescue Movement (CNRM), launched a legal case with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, to seek information from facebook regarding what he calls Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen's abuse of the ...
... prove that the Cambodian prime minister, Hun Sen, purchased millions of "likes" to appear popular on the social media platform. The lawsuit is the first time that facebook has been sued for information regarding a world leader's page, and could have major implications in Cambodia where Facebook is ...
An outspoken former Cambodian deputy prime minister, now living in exile to escape a political crackdown, was ordered on Thursday to pay about US$125,000 in compensation for defamation after the veteran politician claimed Prime Minister Hun Sen bribed a minor political party to help him dissolve the ...
Hun Sen's long-ruling Cambodian People's Party has repeatedly equated its now-dissolved political opposition to "rebels" in the past. In November, the Supreme Court summarily disbanded the Cambodia National Rescue Party - the CPP's only legitimate competitor - accusing it of fomenting "revolution".
Lt. Gen. Hun Manet, son of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and deputy commander of the Royal Cambodian army and commander of the ... Prime Minister Hun Sen's son, Hun Manet, has heaped praise on his father for his role in developing Cambodia and helping to rid the country of the Khmer Rouge ...
PHNOM PENH (The Phnom Penh Post/ANN) - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen marked 33 years in power yesterday, claiming he had maintained his tight grip on power through democratic, not dictatorial, means - while also lamenting that he was unable to step down due to the Kingdom's needs.


 

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