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News Cambodia » Politics: 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

In a response to a parliamentary inquiry, the German government on Wednesday laid out a number of measures it has quietly taken over recent months to pressure the Cambodian government following its crackdown on media outlets, NGOs and the political opposition.

News Cambodia » Politics: 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

where she is likely to face a prison term for expressing her political views. Human Rights Watch and other human rights organizations have expressed their concern and demanded that she be released, but that is certain to be ignored by the Cambodian government.

News Cambodia » Politics: Cambodian Rice Body Faces Own Shortcomings

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/cambodia-rice-export/4260509.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

This could cost Cambodia the entire export market,” the authors wrote ... The rice federation board is dominated by wealthy and political connected tycoons at the top of the industry and is chaired by Sok Puthyvuth, the son of late Deputy Prime ...

News Cambodia » Politics: 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

It was the latest draconian move by Prime Minster Hun Sen’s Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) against political opposition, the press and civil society which began last year when the increasingly popular head of the Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP ...

News Cambodia » Politics: Facebook runs into lawsuit over Cambodian politics

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/facebook-runs-lawsuit-over-cambodian-122721838.html
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Former Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy has filed a legal case in the United States to get Facebook to release information on Prime Minister Hun Sen's use of the social media platform, his legal team said. Lawyers for Sam ...

News Cambodia » Politics: 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

He said the launching of the Chinese version was also to serve Chinese investors and tourists, who wanted to keep up with the political situation and economic development in Cambodia. "With the Chinese version, both Chinese investors and tourists will get ...

News Cambodia » Politics: 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 moves towards a one-party state will have serious political, economic, and diplomatic consequences. With the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) dissolved, the Cambodian People ...

News Cambodia » Politics: 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

Cambodia has emerged from the decades of brutality under the Khmer Rouge regime and widespread political violence in the 1990s. But unless the world wakes up to what is going on, this progress risks being rolled back—and much of it already has.

News Cambodia » Politics: Facebook runs into lawsuit over Cambodian politics

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/r-facebook-runs-into-lawsuit-over-cambodian-politics-2018-2
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

FILE PHOTO: A 3D-printed Facebook logo is seen in front of a displayed stock graph in this illustration taken Thomson Reuters PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Former Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy has filed a legal case in the United States to get Facebook ...