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The slow demise of Hun Sen's greatest CPP rival


Senate President Chea Sim turns 83 today. Once the only rival to the prime minister’s power, his role is increasingly ‘symbolic’, with the premier assuming even his role as head of the Cambodian People’s Party. 1,875 more words

Sunday Funday

Usually, Sunday is set aside for doing laundry, creating a lesson plan, or riding a bus for hours and hours, but this morning an army of doctors from Phnom Penh came to the village to provide free medical care and check-ups to some 2,000 people in my community. 855 more words

Cambodia's Funcinpec Party Revived by China?

Partyforumseasia: រណសិរ្សបង្រួប បង្រួមជាតិដើម្បីកម្ពុជាឯករាជ្យ អព្យាក្រិត សន្តិភាព និងសហប្រតិបត្តិការ. This royalist Cambodian party is better known as FUNCINPEC or “Front Uni National pour un Cambodge Indépendant, Neutre, Pacifique, et Coopératif” in French, and “National United Front for an Independent, Neutral, Peaceful, and Cooperative Cambodia” in English. 457 more words

Political Parties In Southeast Asia

April 4 in history

1081 Alexios I Komnenos was crowned Byzantine emperor at Constantinople, beginning the Komnenian dynasty.

1581 Francis Drake was knighted for completing a circumnavigation of the world. 656 more words


Don't mourn, despotise!

Strongman funeral roll-call time!

  • Hun Sen, Cambodia — The Cambodian judiciary last year released the two men accused of gunning down trade union leader Chea Vichea in broad daylight back in 2004.
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Lee Kuan Yew

Mines and Energy Ministry Warns Sand Dredgers

BY KANG SOTHEAR Cambodia Daily, APRIL 2, 2015

The Ministry of Mines and Energy on Wednesday held a closed-door meeting with about 20 sand dredging companies in Phnom Penh to warn them to cease illegal operations or face imprisonment and fines, a ministry spokesman said. 311 more words

Human Rights

The final chapter of my journey, a 63 yr old single woman backpacking in Cambodia

This is the last blog I will write about my journey through Cambodia.  It makes me sad to write those words.  It was such an amazing journey and it is now over. 1,503 more words