Cambodia OKs bill tightening screws on opposition

/ Jul 10, 2017

Cambodia OKs bill tightening screws on opposition

Cambodia's National Assembly passed a bill on Monday barring political parties from having links with convicted criminals, a move aimed at keeping the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party from capitalizing on its association with its popular former leader, Sam Rainsy. Sam Rainsy has been convicted ...

First Japanese private hospital opens in Phnom Penh

/ Sep 21, 2016

First Japanese private hospital opens in Phnom Penh

The first Japanese private hospital opened in Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh on this week, with the aim of helping to reduce the flow of Cambodian patients to neighboring countries. The four-story Sunrise Japan Hospital was opened in the presence of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen ...

Social media pressure Cambodian leaders

/ Jan 22, 2015

Social media pressure Cambodian leaders

The CCTV footage is blurry but graphic. A gunman stands over a cringing victim, firing bullet after bullet into his body until the Phnom Penh street is spattered with blood. The brazen killing of Cambodian businessman Ung Meng Cheu by an unknown assassin on Nov. ...

Japan, Cambodia upgrade ties to 'strategic partnership'

Dec 15, 2013

Japan, Cambodia upgrade ties to "strategic partnership"

Japan and Cambodia agreed Sunday to advance defense cooperation between and upgrade bilateral relations to a "strategic partnership." Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen oversaw the signing in Tokyo by their defense ministers of a memorandum of understanding concerning the cooperation ...