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Hun Sen vs Sam Rainsy: The Double Emergency Brake?

Partyforumseasia: The opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CRNP) has come under the threat of being dissolved by an imminent amendment of the party law introduced by the Prime Minister, and targeting parties led by “convicted criminals”. 352 more words

Political Parties In Southeast Asia

Cambodia's Appeal Court upholds guilty verdict for opposition leader in Facebook "likes" case | Focus

By Xinhua

Som Soeun speaks with reporters outside the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Tuesday after winning his lawsuit. (Siv Channa/The Cambodia Daily) 292 more words

ASEAN

Learning from the dictatorship

Some analysts have argued that Thailand’s junta is learning from the authoritarian leaders of China. There’s debates about that, yet we don’t doubt that, among other things, The Dictator would love to control the internet as tightly as his Chinese counterparts. 247 more words

Hoping for the Best Against Trump

January 30, 2017

Hoping for the Best Against Trump

By Ian Buruma

https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/hoping-against-trump-by-ian-buruma-2017-01

Is there any reason for liberals to feel optimistic after a year of political disasters? 981 more words

Democracy

ASEAN to-do List in 2017

January 30, 2017

ASEAN to-do List in 2017

by Dr. Munir Majid@www.thestar.com.my

IT is not business as usual. As ASEAN’s array of official and private sector meetings roll out for the year, urgent thought must be given to dramatically new challenges beyond the stubborn issues that continue to arrest the region’s meaningful integration. 1,192 more words

Foreign Policy

Final Blow for Cambodian Opposition?

Partyforumseasia:  In a democratic system, dealing with the opposition is not easy. They might win the next election and take over the spoils of power. If you are the ruling party or coalition and used to all the goodies, it is self-evident that you will do everything to prevent being voted out – if you don’t have to fear an independent judiciary… 243 more words

Political Parties In Southeast Asia