• Mon, 10 Sep 2018 07:01
    Cambodia opposition leader released from jail: lawyer
    Cambodia's opposition leader Kem Sokha was released from jail early Monday a year after he was detained on treason charges, his lawyer said, as the country's strongman ruler loosens his grip on opponents after sweeping one-sided elections.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 30 Aug 2018 01:00
    Cambodia’s strongman is freeing his political prisoners. Why?
    Activists and human rights campaigners in Cambodia have had a lot to celebrate in the past two weeks.
    opinion
  • Sun, 26 Aug 2018 01:00
    Cambodia king pardons jailed opposition lawmaker
    An outspoken Cambodian opposition lawmaker was pardoned by royal decree and released on Saturday, the first member of a now-dissolved political party to be freed a month after strongman premier Hun Sen won a virtually uncontested election.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 30 Jul 2018 18:58
     EU says Cambodia vote 'lacks credibility'
    Brussels - The European Union on Monday said elections in Cambodia that handed strongman Hun Sen full control of parliament lacked credibility and did not reflect the will of the people. 
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 30 Jul 2018 01:00
    Hun Sen: Shape-shifting strongman succeeds again
    Cambodian leader Hun Sen has outlasted the murderous Khmer Rouge, sidelined the monarchy and crushed his opponents in a 33-year rule defined by patronage, political agility and repression.
    opinion
  • Sun, 29 Jul 2018 10:05
    Hun Sen: Cambodia's shape-shifting strongman leader
    Phnom Penh - Cambodian leader Hun Sen has outlasted the murderous Khmer Rouge, sidelined the monarchy and crushed his opponents in a 33-year rule defined by patronage, political agility and repression and set to be prolonged by Sunday's election.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 29 Jul 2018 09:51
    Cambodians start voting in poll decried as sham without opposition
    Phnom Penh - Cambodia went to the polls early Sunday in an election set to extend strongman premier Hun Sen's 33 years in power after the only credible opposition was dissolved, effectively turning the country into a one-party state.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 26 Jul 2018 01:00
    Hun Sen heading for landslide after opposition collapses 
    Resistance in Cambodia shrivels as strongman’s network branches out
    opinion
  • Sun, 08 Jul 2018 01:00
    Cambodia kicks off campaign for controversial election
    Phnom Penh - Cambodian political parties on Saturday kicked off a three-week-long campaign for a controversial general election later this month, which strongman Hun Sen is poised to sweep after the main opposition were disbanded and their senior members driven into self-exile.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 23 Jun 2018 17:58
    Cambodia strongman delights as orangutans dance and kickbox
    Cambodia's strongman leader Hun Sen took a brief break from electioneering on Saturday to watch orangutans roller skate, kickbox and dance provocatively as he opened the first major zoo in the capital.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 10 May 2018 11:26
    Malaysia's Najib 'accepts verdict of the people' after shock election loss
    Malaysia's defeated leader Najib Razak said Thursday he accepted the will of the people after his long-ruling coalition suffered a shock election loss to 92-year-old former strongman Mahathir Mohamad.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 20 Mar 2018 01:00
    What the world is saying about Putin's re-election
    Paris - China was the first world power to react Monday to Russian strongman Vladimir Putin's re-election, vowing to push ties to a "higher level", but Germany questioned the fairness of the vote and warned that Moscow would remain "difficult".
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 17 Mar 2018 01:00
    Hun Sen finds a friend amid storm of protest in Australia
    Cambodian strongman responsible for crackdown on democracy claims to have been gifted millions of dollars by Canberra ahead of Asean summit 
    opinion
  • Fri, 08 Dec 2017 01:00
    Cambodia laughs off Washington threats over democracy
    Cambodia’s government yesterday laughed off rare efforts by Donald Trump’s administration to punish it over a clampdown on democracy and human rights, as the kingdom effectively becomes a one-party state under strongman Hun Sen.
    opinion
  • Wed, 29 Nov 2017 01:00
    Opposition party dissolved, Hun Sen turns on civil society 
    Cambodia’s strongman leader plucks at few remaining threads of democracy  
    opinion
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