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News Cambodia » Government: Germany puts pressure on Cambodia, ending preferential visa treatment for Hun family and high-ranking officials

News channel or source: http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/germany-puts-pressure-cambodia-ending-preferential-visa-treatment-hun-family-and
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

... s response to the parliamentary inquiry also indicates that the German government is currently revisiting funding for good governance programs in Cambodia. The CPP’s Eysan said that although aid was up to Germany to give, not doing so would breach ...

News Cambodia » Government: Girls Who Code, Boys Who Cook: Cambodia's Future Leaders

News channel or source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/shelliekarabell/2018/02/18/girls-who-code-boys-who-cook-cambodias-future-leaders/
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Cambodia is no different: Hun Sen, for example, has been in government for more than 30 years, Prime Minister since 1993. But what about the future leadership for a country that has been successfully clawing its way out of poverty (Cambodia’s 6% annual ...

News Cambodia » Government: Cambodia Returns to a Nightmare

News channel or source: https://www.asiasentinel.com/politics/cambodia-returns-nightmare-hun-sen/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Over recent weeks, the situation in Cambodia has turned nasty beyond words ... but that is certain to be ignored by the Cambodian government. Sam Sokha There are numbers of foreigners in prison, and the American embassy is being treated with insulting ...

News Cambodia » Government: Don't Leave Cambodia to Fight for Democracy Alone

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/the-world-must-act-on-cambodias-crackdown-on-dissent/ar-BBJ1zMk
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Troops were standing ready to “crack down on all movements that would [topple the government].” Six months later, it is safe to say that this was not an empty threat. Cambodia’s ruling party has launched a swift, ruthless and far-reaching crackdown ...

News Cambodia » Government: Cambodia's largest online media outlet launches Chinese-language website

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/19/c_136985006.htm
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

"The Chinese version of Fresh News will share information about the activities that the Cambodian government has been doing for the people and the economy of Cambodia to Chinese people living around the world, as well as to China," he told Xinhua.

News Cambodia » Government: Cambodia Passes Lèse-Majesté Law

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/cambodia-lese-majeste-law/4257300.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

calling the law yet another case of the Cambodian government misusing legislation to cross a human rights “red line.” It would be telling, he said, to see the new European Commission policy toward Cambodia set to be adopted February 26, in light of the ...

News Cambodia » Government: Cambodia parliament adopts lese-majeste law, prompting rights concerns

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/cambodia-parliament-adopts-lese-majeste-law-prompting-rights-072245442.html
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia's parliament on Wednesday unanimously adopted a law that forbids insulting the monarchy as rights groups expressed concern the legislation, in effect in neighbouring Thailand, could be used against critics of the government.

News Cambodia » Government: Cambodia: Legislating New Tools of Repression

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/02/14/cambodia-legislating-new-tools-repression
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Cambodia’s donors should publicly state that these continued ... Article 34 was changed to allow new restrictions on the right to vote, while Article 42 now gives the government authority to take action against political parties if they do not “place ...

News Cambodia » Government: The Pristine Exclusivity of Cambodia’s ‘Imported Cities’

News channel or source: https://nextcity.org/features/view/the-pristine-exclusivity-of-cambodias-imported-cities
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

It is one of a half-dozen massive development projects — entire cities and neighborhoods unto themselves — reshaping the character of Cambodia’s dusty, low-rise capital. For the past two decades, the Cambodian government has been handing over large ...

News Cambodia » Government: U.S. urges Cambodia to take back deportees

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/r-us-urges-cambodia-to-take-back-deportees-2018-2
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

Visiting U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Carl Risch said on Friday that Cambodia had been "very helpful" since December in working towards a repatriation process. "We continue to insist that the Cambodian government and all ...