Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Politics

Former CNRP officials ‘likely’ to seek political rehab before elections

Publication date 03 August 2021 | 20:41 | ICT

Former opposition figure Kong Korm predicted that one-third of the banned 118 politicians from the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) will seek political rehabilitation prior to the upcoming commune and national



  • Sokhonn, Blinken to co-chair summit

    Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will co-chair the second Mekong-US Partnership Ministerial Meeting, which will be held on August 3 via video conference.

  • Putin gives PM friendship medal

    Russian President Vladimir Putin awarded Prime Minister Hun Sen with the Order of Friendship on July 25 for his significant contributions towards strengthening the bonds between Russians and Cambodians, according to Russia’s embassy in Cambodia.

  • China denies Mekong hacking

    As the US and its allies joined hands last week to expose what they allege to be China’s Ministry of State Security’s malicious cyber activities around the world, the attention also turned to Cambodia with the US Department of Justice claiming that four Chinese hackers stole data concerning

  • Vietnam PM hails Cambodia’s Covid aid

    Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh wrote a letter to Prime Minister Hun Sen to express gratitude for Cambodia’s donation of medical supplies to assist his government in the fight against Covid-19.

  • Three parties dissolved for inaction

    The Supreme Court on July 12 dissolved three political parties following complaints from the Ministry of Interior.

  • Kingdom addresses Human Rights Council

    The Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Cambodia to the UN Office in Geneva delivered a total of 17 statements during the four-week 47th session of the Human Rights Council held from June 21 to July 14 of this year.

  • ‘Minimum conditions’ for elections outlined

    A group of 64 NGOs and associations made recommendations in an open letter to the government which they declared were the “minimum conditions” for the coming 2022 commune council elections to be legitimate, based on what they say are the broadly recognised principles of all genuine, free and fair

  • Cambodia calls for solidarity at summit

    Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn called on the US to contribute to ASEAN’s efforts to end the Covid-19 pandemic, believing the ASEAN-US strategic partnership would “significantly” benefit the ASEAN community, including Cambodia.

  • Sokhonn addresses non-aligned movement

    Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn said it is only with true multilateralism that the international community will be able to address the current major challenges because they are global in impact.

  • ASEM meeting to be held virtually November 25-26

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has announced that the 13th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM13), which Cambodia is slated to host, will take place in November of this year via video conference.