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Another day, another country: US tightens squeeze on Cambodia

American legislation aims to block multilateral funding and freeze assets of Cambodian officials complicit in anti-democratic crackdown

21 May 2018 | Andrew Nachemson | Asia Times… 1,452 more words

News

Did The Dictator blink?

After a barrage of criticism about his electoral campaign visit to Buriram and the Newin-Dome, candidate/The Dictator/General/Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has postponed a trip to another potential devil party lair in Sa Kaeo, … 215 more words

Sale of newspaper in Cambodia 'disaster' for media freedom: rights group

The purchase of the Phnom Penh Post by a Malaysian whose public relations firm lists Cambodia’s long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen as a client is a “disaster” for media freedom ahead of a general election, an international rights group said on Monday. 647 more words

Phnom Penh Post Sold to Malaysian Investor

The newspaper widely considered the last independent media voice in Cambodia has been sold by its Australian publisher to a Malaysian investor.

Saturday’s announcement by Post Media CEO Bill Clough identified the buyer of the English-language Phnom Penh Post as Sivakumar G., who was described as having an experienced journalist’s background and representing a strong investment group from Malaysia. 224 more words

Media Watch

The Cambodian PM’s Catch and Release Strategy

May 2, 2018

Analysis: The Cambodian PM’s Catch and Release Strategy

by Erin Handley

https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/analysis-pms-catch-and-release-strategy

Nhek Bun Chhay, left, pictured with Prime Minister Hun Sen in 2013. 1,324 more words

Politics

Mekong River’s Fate : Major Challenges and Opportunities

April 6, 2018

Mekong River’s Fate : Major Challenges and Opportunities for Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam

https://www.asiasentinel.com/econ-business/mekong-river-fate-cambodia/

Prime Minister Hun Sen at the Third Summit of the Mekong River Commission in Siem Reap on April 5, 2018. 1,003 more words

ASEAN

Cambodia invites foreign observers to election after dissolving opposition -- Cambodia joins Egypt, Malaysia in rigged election trend

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) – Cambodia on Wednesday invited foreign observers to monitor a July general election, as required by law, which long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen is poised to win after the main opposition party was dissolved. 179 more words