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  • The Reichstag, which houses the lower house of the Germain parliament, in Berlin. The German Ministry of Foreign Affairs recently disclosed to parliament measures taken in response to Cambodia’s crackdown on the opposition. JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP Germany puts pressure on Cambodia, ending preferential visa treatment for Hun family and high-ranking officials

    In a response to a parliamentary inquiry, the German government on Wednesday laid out a number of measures it has quietly taken over recent months to pressure the Cambodian government following its crackdown on media outlets, NGOs and the political opposition. The response – which has not yet been made public, but was sent to the German parliament on Wednesday and obtained by The Post on Friday – reveals that the German government suspended preferential visa treatment for private travel by Cambodian government members, “including by Prime Minister Hun Sen and his family, by high-ranking...

  • Former opposition leader Sam Rainsy (second left) speaks to supporters last month about the Cambodia National Rescue Movement along with other members of the CNRM in Houston, Texas. Facebook More CNRM activists targeted

    The Ministry of Interior has filed a criminal complaint against at least 10 members of the fledgling Cambodia National Rescue Movement, including former opposition leader Sam Rainsy, though a court official would not confirm the nature of the charges beyond characterising them as being akin to “rebellion”. Last week, Interior Ministry spokesman Khieu Sopheak confirmed that five former Cambodia National Rescue Party officials who were now part of the new “movement”, were facing court proceedings for violating the Supreme Court order banning 118 senior opposition members from participating in...

CPP spokesperson Sok Eysan dismisses the German government's ending of preferential visa treatment for the PM, his family and high-ranking officials in response to a recent political crackdown.

Chinese national Xue Shu Bing, a manager at Bing Win Garment, has been provisionally charged for intentional violence for beating two workers on the factory floor. Facebook

Chinese man charged for beating garment workers

A Chinese national was provisionally charged and sent to pre-trial detention on Saturday for intentional violence after garment workers at Kandal-based Bing Win Garment protested...

People walk in front of Vattanac Capital Tower and Canadia Tower, with the newly opened Exchange Square visible in the background.

Supply of office space to grow, diversify

Supply is up, but so are occupancy rates, with new office space to be added to the market this year, including the first strata-titled units. After a strong year that saw new...

PyeongChang Olympics: a new cornerstone for peace and prosperity

by Shamshad Akhtar All eyes are on the 23rd Olympic Winter Games and 12th Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang this February. Sports fans worldwide have been eagerly awaiting the Olympics, and this time there is cause for cautious...

Congratulations to Cambodia and Japan from the JTI Foundation

JT International (Cambodia) Co., Ltd. congratulates Japan and Cambodia on the 65th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations, and wishes the two countries and its people continued unity...

  • Web Assistant 2018-02-15 17:00

    The Phnom Penh Post is an independent media company in Cambodia and is seeking a fulltime qualified candidate to fill a position as follows:  Web Assistant: 1 position  Duties and responsibilities

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    Post Media is seeking an experienced and energetic Sales Executive to sell multi-platform verticals for advertising. This self-motivated seller and proactive team player will serve as the Sales

  • Executive Director 2018-02-23 17:00

    Youth Resource Development Program (YRDP), established in 1992, is a local youth organization in Cambodia, firmly established in the field of civic and peace education and youth empowerment. YRDP’s

  • Job Announment 2018-02-27 17:00

    United Nations World Food Programme – Cambodia   Platforms for Real-time Information SysteMs (PRISM) Notification – Call for Portfolios, CVs, and Company Profiles   The United Nations World Food