Subscribe Search

Search form

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - CPP head jets off for treatment

CPP head jets off for treatment

CPP head jets off for treatment

Chea Sim, president of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party and president of the Senate, left for Singapore on Sunday for emergency treatment for high blood pressure, said government spokesman Khieu Kanharith. He said that Chea Sim, 77, who has suffered from high blood pressure for many years, left Cambodia on Sunday morning after experiencing a problem with his circulation. “You can see that at official ceremonies he never wears a tie,” Khieu Kanharith said, adding that it was not clear when Chea Sim would return to Cambodia.


  • Kak Channthy, Cambodian Space Project frontwoman, killed in crash at 38 [Updated]

    Updated 5:05pm, Tuesday, March 20, 2018 Kak Channthy, frontwoman of popular The Cambodian Space Project, was killed Tuesday morning in a traffic accident in Phnom Penh. She was 38. Channthy, the internationally recognised singer-songwriter also known as “Srey Thy”, was reportedly travelling in a tuk-tuk on the city's

  • Australians protest Asean summit visit by PM Hun Sen

    Hundreds of protesters gathered in Sydney’s Hyde Park on Friday to protest against Cambodian strongman Hun Sen, who claimed to have been gifted millions of dollars by the Australian government ahead of a special Asean summit this weekend. An estimated 300 protesters, the majority of

  • One Australian, one Cambodian killed in explosion at military base

    Updated: 5:20pm, Friday 16 March 2018 An Australian tourist and a Cambodian soldier were killed in an explosion on Thursday afternoon at an army base in Cambodia’s Kampong Speu province. The Australian, whom the government initially identified as a technical demining expert in his 40s, and

  • Peeling back layers of prehistory in Battambang

    When the man passed away, he had not yet reached 50. He belonged to a tribe that had settled near the Sangker River in Battambang province, likely cultivating the fields and raising animals. On the side, they hunted for boars, and even turtles, one of which