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Rainsy told to ‘respect forfeit’

Publication date 15 February 2019 | 15:05 | ICT

A senior former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) official has said he believed Prime Minister Hun Sen would win the wager on the legal status of party co-founder Kem Sokha that Sam Rainsy made with him.



  • Video: Will Sam Rainsy Return?

    Publication date 06 February 2019 | 11:33 | ICT

    Another year, another promise from Sam Rainsy that he will return to Cambodia -- it still remains to be seen how the self-proclaimed court-dissolved CNRP president can resume his political activities in the Kingdom.

  • CNRP official pens EU letter claiming government intimidation

    Publication date 06 February 2019 | 08:42 | ICT

    The deputy president of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), Mu Sochua, has written to the EU about alleged threats against CNRP acting President Sam Rainsy and other former party lawmakers and activist

  • CMAC chief: The truth should be accepted together to heal wounds

    Publication date 06 February 2019 | 08:38 | ICT

    The director-general of the Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC), Heng Ratana, on Tuesday warned against pointing the blame for past political decisions that led to the devastation of Cambodia, saying, “the truth should be accepted t

  • Rainsy: Return to Cambodia imminent

    Publication date 04 February 2019 | 13:34 | ICT

    In a Facebook post on Sunday, the “acting president” of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Sam Rainsy once again claimed he will return to the Kingdom this year.

  • UN provides 176 human rights proposals

    Publication date 04 February 2019 | 09:40 | ICT

    In the wrap-up session of the third cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) for Cambodia in Geneva, Switzerland, on Friday, 73 countries made a total of 176 recommendations to improve Cambodia’s human rights record.

  • China’s embassy mocks US over Lon Nol claims

    Publication date 04 February 2019 | 08:51 | ICT

    The Chinese Embassy in Cambodia on Friday issued a statement singling out the US’ Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), not the US government itself, as the culprit in the 1970 Lon Nol coup d’etat, apparently mocking last week’s denial

  • Manet: Rainsy ‘nation destroyer’

    Publication date 04 February 2019 | 08:48 | ICT

    The son of Prime Minister Hun Sen on Saturday chided former opposition leader Sam Rainsy for ruining peace in Cambodia instead of contributing to the country’s development.

  • Embassy denies US role in Lon Nol coup d’etat

    Publication date 01 February 2019 | 09:59 | ICT

    The US Embassy in Cambodia on Thursday claimed on its official Facebook page that there was no evidence the US government was involved in the 1970 Cambodian coup d’etat that precipitated much of the unrest that ravaged the country i

  • Cambodia receives UN human rights guidance

    Publication date 01 February 2019 | 09:06 | ICT

    Cambodia received comments from 73 UN member states that made a total of 202 recommendations for the Kingdom to improve its human rights record, in the third Universal Periodic Review (UPR) on Wednesday in Geneva, Switzerland.

  • Sam Rainsy would be ‘beaten or killed’ if he ever returns

    Publication date 31 January 2019 | 08:48 | ICT

    Political analyst Lao Mong Hay has predicted that Sam Rainsy would be jailed, beaten or killed if he ever returned to the Kingdom as he has claimed he would.