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Cambodia: Stability, Security and Economic Growth amidst Geo-Political Uncertainties remains top priority

March 22, 2017

Cambodia: Stability, Security and Economic Growth amidst Geo-Political Uncertainties remains top priority

by Dr. Sorpong Peou

http://www.newmandala.org

Cambodia’s ruling party is seeking to shore up its chances of electoral success with recent changes to the rules governing political parties, Sorpong Peou writes. 1,049 more words

Politics

After Destroying Cambodia, the U.S. Wants the Country to Repay It For The Bombs They Dropped

http://theantimedia.org/cambodia-us-repay-bombs-dropped/?_sm_byp=iVVJR033P2sp1jNF

While the U.S. was backing the Lon Nol government, it was also strafing the Cambodian countryside with bombs—a carpet-bombing campaign that would eventually see  373 more words

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