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Post disguises its opinions as news

Unlike most English-language papers, the Phnom Penh Post does not have a regular editorial, giving the paper’s editor’s or owner’s views on issues of the day. 1,096 more words

Cambodian National Rescue Party

The Prime Minister and the lightning goddess


The thunder-ogre and the lightning-goddess – see here for the legend

I was once told off by a tuktuk driver for getting my Cambodian myths mixed up. 512 more words


Coming Clean? New Election Law in Cambodia Controversial

Partyforumseasia: Election outcomes depend to a rather high degree on the electoral law applied. But the law, if it is fair, must be applied and respected, competing parties must campaign with a minimum of fairness, and there must be a mechanism to detect and punish fraud. 591 more words

Political Parties In Southeast Asia

HRW takes a hatchet to history

Just before the 30th anniversary of Hun Sen’s first becoming prime minister of Cambodia, Human Rights Watch produced a 75-page attack on him. Perhaps the strangest thing about the HRW document was the amount of attention it received in the English-language media. 2,851 more words


Cambodia: Resurrection of Funcinpec to stop growth of CNRP Opposition?

Partyforumseasia: Among the many long-term dominant parties in the region, Malaysia’s UMNO, Singapore’s PAP, Vietnam’s VCP, Laos’ LPRP, and Cambodia’s CPP, only the first and the last have sufficient reason to fear being voted out of power. 421 more words

Political Parties In Southeast Asia

Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

Well, they’ve gone ahead and done it: Australia and Cambodia have signed a deal to see Cambodia take a number of Australia-bound refugees from Nauru and settle them in the countryside here somewhere. 399 more words

CAMBODIA: New NEC is the key problem for the CNRP and CPP.

An Article from the Asian Human Rights Commission.

After almost a year of conflict, the 7-article agreement between the CNRP and the CPP allowed 55 CNRP lawmakers-elect to take their National Assembly seats. 1,135 more words