Recent News Headlines : Hun Sen

SALE OF NEWSPAPER IN CAMBODIA 'DISASTER' FOR MEDIA FREEDOM


The PR firm's website referred to Cambodia and Hun Sen's entry into the Government seat as one of its projects... READ MORE

7th May, 2018 159

CAMBODIA'S SUPREME COURT REJECTS BAIL FOR DETAINED OPPOSITION LEADER


The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a request from his lawyer that he be granted bail... READ MORE

7th May, 2018 25

FEARS AS CAMBODIA'S 'LAST INDEPENDENT' NEWSPAPER SOLD


A newspaper hailed as Cambodia's last independent English daily has been sold to a Malaysian investor with apparent business links to premier Hun Sen, ratt... READ MORE

6th May, 2018 1

JAILED AUSTRALIAN JAMES RICKETSON TAKEN TO CAMBODIAN HOSPITAL


Jakarta Jailed Australian filmmaker James Ricketson has been taken to a Cambodian prison hospital after falling ill while sharing an over-crowded cell with more than 100 prisoners... READ MORE

4th May, 2018 41

CAMBODIA'S SAM RAINSY WARNS AGAINST 'FAKE ELECTION', CHINA TIES


Jakarta Exiled Cambodia opposition leader Sam Rainsy has warned Cambodia's ever-closer relationship with China is weakening regional security and undermining his country's national sovereignty... READ MORE

18th April, 2018 321

THIRTY-TWO U.S. EMBASSY WORKERS IN CAMBODIA FIRED OVER ALLEGED SHARING OF PORNOGRAPHY


He said the 32 embassy workers included Cambodians and Cambodian-Americans... READ MORE

13th April, 2018 1742

FACEBOOK IS THE INTERNET FOR MANY PEOPLE IN SOUTH-EAST ASIA


Social media plays a crucial role in South-east Asian politics. But the Cambridge Analytica scandal could also prompt debate about people's right to privacy... READ MORE

22nd March, 2018 96

'I'M NOT AFRAID': CAMBODIAN COMMUNITY RALLIES AGAINST LEADER DESPITE THREAT TO 'BEAT THEM'


'He is the same as Khmer Rouge' Photo Dara Khive says Hun Sen does not deserve to visit a real democratic country like Australia... READ MORE

17th March, 2018 473

AUSTRALIANS CAUGHT UP IN FATAL CAMBODIA BLAST NOT MILITARY TRAINERS


On Friday Cambodian Defence Ministry spokesman General Chhum Socheat clarified that the two Australians went to the base after being invited by Cambodian soldiers... READ MORE

16th March, 2018 58

CAMBODIAN PM DENOUNCES 'DOGS' FOR BURNING HIS EFFIGY IN AUSTRALIA


Hun Sen's threat to beat up protesters was met with condemnation in Australia... READ MORE

1st March, 2018 308

CAMBODIA'S RULING PARTY SET TO SWEEP SENATE ELECTION


Supporters of the Cambodian People's Party CPP, attend a senate election campaign at the Freedom Park in Phnom Penh, Cambodia February 23, 2018... READ MORE

23rd February, 2018 175

GERMANY SUSPENDS VISAS FOR CAMBODIAN GOVERNMENT MEMBERS OVER CRACKDOWN


The US has also denied the allegations and has restricted visa applications to certain Cambodian officials in response to Hun Sen's crackdown... READ MORE

22nd February, 2018 7

GERMANY SUSPENDS VISAS FOR CAMBODIAN GOVERNMENT MEMBERS OVER CRACKDOWN


A spokeswoman for Germany's Foreign Office said Germany has suspended preferential visas for Cambodian government members... READ MORE

22nd February, 2018 668

JAPAN DONATES BALLOT BOXES WORTH $7.5 MILLION FOR CAMBODIA ELECTION


Japan has to explain to at least half of the entire Cambodian population why it is supporting an artificial election, Kem Monovithya told Reuters... READ MORE

21st February, 2018 323

FIGHT OVER CAMBODIAN LEADER'S FACEBOOK 'LIKES' REACHES A U.S. COURT


Duong Dara, who manages Mr. Hun Sen's Facebook presence, said Mr. Sam Rainsy's petition revealed a misunderstanding of the nature of advertising... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 835

Trending News Headlines : Hun Sen

AS STRONGMEN STEAMROLL THEIR OPPONENTS US IS SILENT


Bad governments behave badly, no matter what, said Tom Malinowski, who was assistant secretary of state for human rights in the Obama administration... READ MORE

2nd February, 2018 7179

WHAT A FACEBOOK EXPERIMENT DID TO NEWS IN CAMBODIA


Until recently, video blogger Catherine Harry was a Facebook success story in Cambodia... READ MORE

31st October, 2017 2738

MAIN CAMBODIAN OPPOSITION LEADER ARRESTED, PAPER SHUTS AS CRACKDOWN GROWS


Kem Sokha was taken from his home in handcuffs after a night-time police raid... READ MORE

3rd September, 2017 2446

CAMBODIAN OPPOSITION LEADER KEM SOKHA ARRESTED OVER ALLEGED PLOT WITH U.S.


Hun Sen said of the alleged foreign third party It's the United States... READ MORE

3rd September, 2017 2444

CAMBODIAS TOP COURT DISSOLVES MAIN OPPOSITION PARTY


Mr. Hun Sen has spent the past month publicly boasting about the opposition party's imminent elimination... READ MORE

16th November, 2017 2026

DEFIANT HUN SEN TELLS U.S. TO CUT ALL AID TO CAMBODIA


Defiant Hun Sen tells U.S. to cut all aid to Cambodia... READ MORE

19th November, 2017 2014

'WE DON'T HAVE ANY PLANS TO IMPORT MORE REFUGEES FROM NAURU TO CAMBODIA'


We don't have any plans to import more refugees from Nauru to Cambodia Interior Ministry spokesman Khieu Sopheak told the Cambodia Daily... READ MORE

30th August, 2015 1875

'STRANGLEHOLD': HUN SEN RULES CAMBODIA AND HIS FAMILY OWN IT, SAYS REPORT


In February the Cambodia Daily reported on an academic paper that alleged Hun Sen's rule was a personalist dictatorship ... READ MORE

23rd August, 2017 1386

CAMBODIA ARRESTS OPPOSITION LEADER ACCUSING HIM OF TREASON


Mr. Kem Sokha's arrest was quickly condemned by opposition leaders and international human rights activists... READ MORE

3rd September, 2017 1361

ANGER IN CAMBODIA AS US WANTS 50-YEAR-OLD DEBT REPAID


Sen said the US had no right to demand repayment of a debt that was blood-stained from US bombing of Cambodian territory during the Vietnam war... READ MORE

14th March, 2017 988

CAMBODIA DAILY TO CLOSE AFTER TAX ROW WITH GOVERNMENT


Last week the US expressed deep concern over the state of Cambodia's democracy after the government there ordered out an American NGO... READ MORE

3rd September, 2017 954

KEM SOKHA DETAINED DURING CAMBODIA POLICE RAID


Fresh News, a pro-government website, earlier said it had video of Kem Sokha discussing overthrowing Hun Sen with support from the United States... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 927

CAMBODIA'S HUN SEN VOWS TO STAY IN POWER FOR AT LEAST ANOTHER 10 YEARS


Cambodia's Hun Sen vows to stay in power for at least another 10 years... READ MORE

27th December, 2017 886

HUN SEN THREATENS TO WAGE 'WAR' ON VIOLENT PROTESTERS


Hun Sen's governing Cambodian People's party CPR won the national election in 2013 but with a reduced majority... READ MORE

10th May, 2017 817

DETAINED CAMBODIAN OPPOSITION LEADER CALLS FOR FREE AND FAIR VOTE


Cambodia's detained opposition leader Kem Sokha called for free and fair elections in the Southeast Asian country in a New Year's message on Monday... READ MORE

1st January, 2018 790

'WE DON'T HAVE ANY PLANS TO IMPORT MORE REFUGEES FROM NAURU TO CAMBODIA'


We don't have any plans to import more refugees from Nauru to Cambodia Interior Ministry spokesman Khieu Sopheak told the Cambodia Daily... READ MORE

30th August, 2015 744

EU MPS THREATEN CAMBODIA AID AND TRADE OVER CRACKDOWN


A European Parliament delegation warned on Tuesday that Cambodia could face EU action over aid and vital trade preferences if the human rights situation worsened further... READ MORE

1st November, 2017 671

LOCKING UP BABIES: CAMBODIA DRUG WAR ENSNARES CHILDREN


Scores of pregnant women and mothers with small infants have been rounded up and thrown into an already overburdened prison system as part of the crackdown... READ MORE

3rd December, 2017 614

INSIDE THE PARIS APARTMENT WHERE SAM RAINSY RUNS CAMBODIA'S OPPOSITION


Rainsy runs his political operations out of his home with the help of his wife and three Cambodian assistants... READ MORE

16th November, 2017 581

CAMBODIA OPPOSITION CLAIM GAINS IN LOCAL ELECTIONS


Cambodia's opposition claimed gains in local elections on Sunday that could shake Prime Minister Hun Sen's longtime grip on power... READ MORE

5th June, 2017 464

CHINA PLEDGES US$124 BILLION FOR NEW SILK ROAD, SAYS OPEN TO EVERYONE


The funds include additions to China Development Bank and the existing Silk Road Fund... READ MORE

14th May, 2017 305

HUN SEN RIVAL SAM RAINSY RESIGNS FOR 'SAKE OF PARTY'


Rainsy's resignation came shortly after Hun Sen proposed amending political party laws to bar convicts from leadership positions... READ MORE

11th February, 2017 303

CAMBODIAN EXILE SAYS POSTPONE ELECTION TO AVOID VIOLENCE


This is a threat to the whole of Cambodia against holding the election, he told Reuters... READ MORE

17th January, 2018 283

GOVERNMENT CRITIC SHOT DEAD IN CAMBODIA


A prominent Cambodian political analyst known for his criticism of the government has been shot dead at a cafe in the capital Phnom Penh, police said... READ MORE

10th July, 2016 279

CAMBODIA PM LEAVES FOR CHINA TO SEEK MORE AID


Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen arrives at Phnom Penh International Airport before flying to China, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, November 29, 2017... READ MORE

29th November, 2017 256

CAMBODIAN PM THREATENS OPPOSITION PARTY WILL BE DISSOLVED


He said that, if the act of treason involved the whole party, it would be disciplined by law, which means the dissolution of the party ... READ MORE

11th September, 2017 204

AS CAMBODIA CRACKDOWN GATHERS STEAM, OPPOSITION WONDERS, 'WHO'S NEXT?'


Sokha has been accused of conspiring with the United States to overthrow Cambodia's authoritarian government... READ MORE

10th September, 2017 184

CAMBODIA ELECTION: LOCAL POLL SEEN AS TEST FOR HUN SEN


Supporters see 64-year-old Hun Sen as a beacon of stability, but opponents accuse him and a coterie of allies of huge self-enrichment, corruption and autocracy... READ MORE

4th June, 2017 182

CAMBODIAN LEADER THREATENS BAN ON OPPOSITION PARTY


His party boycotted the parliamentary vote, but it passed easily because Hun Sen's Cambodian People's Party CPP has a majority... READ MORE

11th September, 2017 169

CAMBODIA'S OPPOSITION PARTY GIVES UP HOPE OF ESCAPING BAN


Hun Sen is also increasingly close to China, Cambodia's biggest donor... READ MORE

15th November, 2017 161


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