• Mon, 30 Jul 2018 01:00
    Cambodia ruling party claims 'huge victory' in vote decried as 'sham'
    Phnom Penh - Cambodia's ruling party said it had won a landslide in Sunday's one-horse election, an expected outcome after the main opposition was banned paving the way for leader Hun Sen to prolong his 33 years in power.
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  • Sat, 05 May 2018 01:00
    Chinese investments in Cambodia are win-win-lose (guess who loses)
    Prime Minister Hun Sen has praised Chinese investment and development aid in Cambodia in the face of growing concern over Beijing’s influence. That concern is warranted.
  • Fri, 01 Dec 2017 01:00
    Fate of Cambodian democracy now rests with global community 
    The recent, brutal political repression in Cambodia reached its zenith on November 16 with the dissolution of the main opposition party, the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP).
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:24
    Man without a face: Cambodian opposition leader purged from signs
     Phnom Penh - He has become the man without a face. In recent weeks Cambodia's beleaguered opposition has been frantically scrubbing images of their exiled leader Sam Rainsy from thousands of billboards and signposts across the country.
  • Tue, 31 Jan 2017 14:13
    Cambodian strongman threatens to sell opposition HQ
    PHNOM PENH - Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen on Tuesday threatened to seize the property of opposition leader Sam Rainsy and sell the party's headquarters if he wins a defamation case against the exiled politician.
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  • Tue, 27 Dec 2016 12:45
    Cambodian court convicts exiled opposition leader
    PHNOM PENH - Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy was sentenced to five years in prison on Tuesday over a post on his Facebook page, a conviction that makes his return from self-imposed exile unlikely.
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  • Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:26
    Human Rights Watch, UN condemn exile of Cambodian opposition leader
    Phnom Penh  - Human Rights Watch condemned the exile of Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy on Wednesday, joining other rights organisations that have criticised Prime Minister Hun Sen's demand to bar him from entering the country.
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  • Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:13
    Cambodian opposition leader fined for defaming fellow politician
    Phnom Penh - A Cambodian court fined opposition leader Sam Rainsy 160 million riel (almost 40,000 dollars) on Thursday morning for defaming a fellow politician, although neither Rainsy nor his lawyer were present at the trial, local media reported.
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  • Tue, 11 Mar 2014 00:00
    Sam Rainsy: Peaceful change coming for Cambodia
    The country's opposition leader reveals he is willing to cooperate with Hun Sen in building a new Cambodia and would offer the prime minister a pardon when he relinquishes his rule. But after years of de facto dictatorship, many dangers remain on the roa
  • Mon, 10 Mar 2014 00:00
    Sam Rainsy: I'll be a better PM than Hun Sen
    Cambodia's best-known opposition leader, Sam Rainsy, leader of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), says he is determined to overthrow the entrenched "Hun Sen regime". He claims he won the July 28, 2013 election. He has led a series of protests in P
  • Fri, 21 Feb 2014 00:00
    Cambodian talks 'at risk'
    Negotiations between the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) and the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) are at risk as Sam Rainsy, CNRP president, warned of a halt in the talks if disturbance and threats by authorities continue.
  • Wed, 15 Jan 2014 00:00
    Cambodian opposition duo, leader of union in court for 'inciting' protest
    Two leaders of Cambodia's main opposition party and a union chief appeared in court yesterday morning on charges of inciting garment factory workers to protest two weeks ago. Sam Rainsy, president of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, and his deputy Kem
  • Mon, 16 Sep 2013 00:00
    Cambodia's PM Hun Sen meets Opposition leader Sam Rainsy Monday
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  • Tue, 10 Sep 2013 00:00
    Cambodian opposition can only get stronger
    Sam Rainsy, leader of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, should accept the result of the country's recent election and work from a new position of strength to erode the power of Hun Sen's Cambodian People's Party
  • Sat, 31 Aug 2013 00:00
    Cambodia: sliding toward a 'jasmine spring'?
    Tanks and Sam Rainsy arrived in Cambodia last week. Rainsy arrived from the US, where he was attending his daughter's wedding and also drumming up support for his Cambodian National Rescue Party's (CNRP) call for an independent review of Cambodia's recent
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