- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsMay 25 05:46 AM
Cambodia's next election will be in July 2018, Prime Minister Hun Sen announced on Wednesday, as leaders of the opposition face legal charges they say are politically motivated to stop them challenging the veteran premier in the vote. The last election in 2013 marked self-styled strongman Hun Sen's toughest challenge in three decades of rule. The opposition, led by Hun Sen's longtime foe Sam ...
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsMay 27 04:59 AM
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A Cambodian court on Friday convicted three military commandos of beating up two opposition lawmakers outside the parliament last year, and sentenced them to one year each in prison. The legislators' lawyer called the punishment too lenient.
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- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsMay 27 04:21 AM
By Prak Chan Thul PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - The fourth of a handful of asylum-seekers sent to Cambodia under a controversial $29-million resettlement deal with Australia has recently departed the Southeast Asian country, a migration official said on Friday, leaving a sole final participant. The man who left was an Iranian who arrived last June from a detention center on the remote South Pacific ...
- BernamaMay 27 11:03 PM
PHNOM PENH, May 28 (Bernama) -- Cambodia has reported 1,656 dengue fever cases in the first four months of 2016, a 168-per cent rise from only 617 cases over the same period last year, reports China's Xinhua news agency citing the government's latest report on Saturday.
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsMay 24 03:51 AM
Cambodia may be suffering the worst drought for half a century but a ritual involving royal oxen on Tuesday nevertheless predicted a bountiful harvest this year. The ploughing ceremony, presided over by King Norodom Sihamoni, was held at the famed Angkor temple complex in the northwestern province of Siem Reap. Thousands of locals and tourists gathered to observe the ancient rite, which marks ...
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsMay 26 07:38 AM
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Armed security forces raided the headquarters of Cambodia's main opposition party and surrounded the car of its No. 2 leader Thursday in an apparent attempt to apprehend him, but left empty-handed after not finding him in either place, witnesses and officials said.
- VOA NewsMay 25 07:45 AM
Cambodia's next election will be in July 2018, Prime Minister Hun Sen announced on Wednesday, as leaders of the opposition face legal charges they say are politically motivated to stop them challenging the veteran premier in the vote. Long before the Southeast Asian nation goes to the ballot box, political tension has risen. The last election in 2013 marked self-styled strongman Hun Sen's ...
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- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsMay 20 08:17 AM
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The World Bank has announced it is resuming direct financing for new development projects in Cambodia, after suspending such funding five years ago.
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsMay 27 01:27 AM
By Prak Chan Thul PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - A Cambodian court on Friday jailed for a year three bodyguards of Prime Minister Hun Sen for attacking two opposition politicians during a march by government supporters, but the opposition decried the punishment as too lenient. Since the beatings outside parliament last year, tension has risen amid acrimonious exchanges between Hun Sen's Cambodian People...
- Phnom Penh PostMay 26 05:50 PM
In what could be Cambodia’s biggest step forward into the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in terms of taxation deals and fiscal transparency, details on Cambodia’s first bilateral double taxation agreement (DTA) with Singapore have been released.
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