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Prime Minister Hun Sen passes out envelopes to a gathering of garment workers yesterday, telling the crowd he had no need of international approval for upcoming elections.

Hun Sen brushes off end of EU election support

Publication date 14 December 2017 | 06:55 | ICT

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday dismissed the European Union’s decision to pull support from the National Election Committee, saying that “liberal, multiparty democracy will not become the hostage of anyone”.

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  • Convicted pedophile Giuseppe Nicolosi seen at the Appeal Court in 2012.

    Convicted Australian pedophile dies in Prey Sar

    Publication date 13 December 2017 | 08:18 | ICT

    Giuseppe Nicolosi, an Australian national convicted of raping a 5-year-old girl, died from a chronic disease on Sunday while serving an eight-year sentence in Phnom Penh’s Prey Sar prison.

  • Looted Angkorian jewellery recovered from the UK to go on show at National Museum

    Publication date 13 December 2017 | 08:22 | ICT

    The Apsara Authority handed over several Angkorian and pre-Angkorian relics to the National Museum yesterday in preparation for a three-month exhibition that will highlight jewellery from the Kingdom’s past.

  • Protesters demonstrate against the Lango outside the Senate in 2015.

    Ministry warns Lango delinquents to comply

    Publication date 13 December 2017 | 08:11 | ICT

    The Ministry of Interior has issued a first warning to associations and NGOs that failed to submit the requisite reports to the Ministry of Interior and Ministry of Finance before the deadline on September 30.

  • Prime Minister Hun Sen’s second son, Hun Manith, speaks at an event announcing a new school for spies yesterday in Phnom Penh.

    New spy school announced

    Publication date 13 December 2017 | 06:53 | ICT

    Prime Minister Hun Sen announced the creation of a school to train spies to combat “colour revolution” and terrorism in Cambodia yesterday, tapping his son and Ministry of Defence Intelligence Director Hun Manith to lead it.

  • Prime Minister Hun Sen salutes an honour guard as he arrives at at an event yesterday in Phnom Penh.

    Hun Sen says military neutrality ‘doesn’t extend to Rainsy’

    Publication date 13 December 2017 | 06:50 | ICT

    Prime Minister Hun Sen reminded former opposition leader Sam Rainsy yesterday that the military’s neutrality does not apply to alleged traitors attempting to topple the government.

  • Members of the National Election Committee meet with representatives of Japan, the United States and the European Union last month in Phnom Penh.

    EU pulls NEC support, saying elections ‘cannot be seen as legitimate’ after CNRP dissolution

    Publication date 13 December 2017 | 06:44 | ICT

    The European Union announced yesterday that it is suspending all support for Cambodia’s National Election Committee, calling credible elections impossible in light of the government’s dissolution of the ruling party’s only legitimat

  • Ethnic Vietnamese people sit in line as they wait for immigration authorities to check their documents during a crackdown yesterday in Phnom Penh’s Chroy Changvar district.

    Ethnic Vietnamese in Phnom Penh resigned to document purge

    Publication date 13 December 2017 | 06:58 | ICT

    Ngoc Yoeung, 78, has lived in Cambodia his entire life.

  • Officials told to stamp out fake sugar

    Publication date 14 December 2017 | 08:27 | ICT

    The Ministry of Industry and Handicrafts is urging provincial authorities to dissolve spurious palm sugar operations, after 43 sham sugar producers were shut down earlier this week.

  • Beehive Social Democratic Party President Houn Panary speaks at a party meeting earlier this year in Phnom Penh.

    Beehive party to elect new president after resignation

    Publication date 12 December 2017 | 19:01 | ICT

    The Beehive Social Democratic Party will convene next week to pick its third president in four months after party leader Houn Phannary resigned due to “personal reasons”.

  • Accused war criminal Im Chaem sits at a house in Oddar Meanchey’s Anlong Veng district in 2014.

    Appeal hearing on Im Chaem dismissal concludes

    Publication date 12 December 2017 | 17:51 | ICT

    Appeal hearings on the dismissal of the case against Im Chaem at the Khmer Rouge tribunal concluded today, with a decision from the panel of judges