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News Cambodia » Politics: Ex-Cambodia opposition officials challenge politics ban

News channel or source: http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/ex-cambodia-opposition-officials-challenge-politics-ban
Publication date: uesday 12 December 2017

PHNOM PENH • Senior members of the now-dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) have filed a complaint to the Supreme Court asking that it reopen last month's dissolution case to allow them to submit evidence, even though there is no ...

News Cambodia » Politics: EU suspends funding for Cambodian election

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-cambodia-politics/eu-suspends-funding-for-cambodian-election-idUSKBN1E60MO
Publication date: uesday 12 December 2017

He has rejected the accusation as a political ploy. The European Union in October warned Cambodia it could face EU action over duty-free access it enjoys under a deal for some of the world’s poorest countries if the nation’s human rights situation ...

News Cambodia » Politics: EU suspends aid to Cambodian election commission

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/eu-suspends-aid-to-cambodian-election-commission/2017/12/12/49f33c50-df27-11e7-b2e9-8c636f076c76_story.html
Publication date: onday 11 December 2017

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — The European Union said Tuesday it has suspended ... The campaign to neutralize political opponents and silence critics has prompted international condemnation. The U.S. announced last Wednesday it will restrict visas for ...

News Cambodia » Politics: A Dragon-Controlling King Is Shaping Cambodian Politics

News channel or source: http://www.newser.com/story/252560/cambodian-pm-may-believe-himself-reincarnated-king.html
Publication date: hursday 07 December 2017

(Newser) – The legend of Sdech Kan says the 16th century Cambodian ruler controlled dragons, walked on water, and shot four arrows simultaneously, among other tall tales. Five-hundred years later, the New York Times reports Cambodia's current ruler ...

News Cambodia » Politics: EU Cuts Cambodia Election Funding

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/european-union-cuts-cambodia-election-funding/4161576.html
Publication date: uesday 12 December 2017

The increasing tensions with the EU and the U.S. come as Cambodia is becoming close to Beijing, which is offering political and economic support to Hun Sen. On November 17, after the U.S. announced it was ending funding for the vote scheduled for July 29 ...

News Cambodia » Politics: Cambodia Calls on US to Reconsider Visa Restrictions, Despite Ongoing Crackdown

News channel or source: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/cambodia/visas-12072017172241.html
Publication date: hursday 07 December 2017

Cambodia’s government on Thursday urged the U.S. to reconsider visa restrictions announced in response to an ongoing crackdown against the political opposition and freedom of expression, but maintained that the move would not influence the internal ...

News Cambodia » Politics: US urges return to ‘normal’ politics

News channel or source: http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5095670/us-urges-return-normal-politics/
Publication date: uesday 12 December 2017

The United States yesterday said it wants the political situation in Cambodia to return to normal as soon as possible, urging the reinstatement of the opposition CNRP and the release of its leader Kem Sokha. Patrick Murphy, deputy assistant US secretary of ...

News Cambodia » Politics: Cambodia goes all-in on China in casino port city

News channel or source: http://morungexpress.com/cambodia-goes-china-casino-port-city/
Publication date: onday 11 December 2017

Nearly half of Cambodia’s $5.8 billion foreign debt is also owed to China – many multiples what it owes any other country. The government’s political debt to Beijing has also grown. As Western countries have condemned the arrest of Hun Sen’s main ...

News Cambodia » Politics: US wants to see the return of Cambodia opposition party to the upcoming national election

News channel or source: https://www.sbs.com.au/yourlanguage/khmer/en/audiotrack/us-wants-see-return-cambodia-opposition-party-upcoming-national-election
Publication date: uesday 12 December 2017

to discuss issues related to Cambodia's political situation, including regional and international issues. In the meeting, Mr. Murphy said that he want to see the return of the opposition party into the upcoming national election.

News Cambodia » Politics: As Cambodian repression worsens, donors fret over their responses

News channel or source: https://www.devex.com/news/as-cambodian-repression-worsens-donors-fret-over-their-responses-91711
Publication date: uesday 12 December 2017

Cambodia is a sovereign country and we respect that ... “They cannot use humanitarian aid to put pressure on political situation, shame on them. Poor people have nothing to do with it,” he said. “If they want to use donations or aid to reflect ...