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PM Hun Sen: ‘Poorest leader’ Rainsy caused rifts in CNRP

Publication date 22 March 2019 | 08:01 | ICT

Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Thursday that “acting president” of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), Sam Rainsy, is responsible for the divisions in his party by being “the poorest of leaders”, as the



  • Arrest warrants issued for eight senior CNRP officials

    Publication date 18 March 2019 | 07:27 | ICT

    Phnom Penh Municipal Court has issued arrest warrants for eight high-ranking members of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) on “plotting” and “incitement” charges.

  • Camerin seeks rehabilitation

    Publication date 18 March 2019 | 07:50 | ICT

    A former opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) lawmaker has said he will form a new political party after requesting political rehabilitation last week, while more pardon requests were predicted to be filed on Monday.

  • Rainsy: EU must hold firm in fight for democracy

    Publication date 18 March 2019 | 07:25 | ICT

    Sam Rainsy, the “acting president” of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), has written a letter to the European Commission ahead of the visit of an EU “Everything But Arms” delegation this week.

  • Sor Chandeth defends his criticism of Hun Sen

    Publication date 15 March 2019 | 10:38 | ICT

    Former senator Sor Chandeth has defended his choice of words when criticising Hun Sen, saying he was merely speaking metaphorically to attack the Prime Minister’s political life, not his actual person, as the latter seeks damages.

  • Court upholds verdict against former CNRP official in Banteay Meanchey

    Publication date 14 March 2019 | 10:20 | ICT

    The Appeal Court on Wednesday upheld former CNRP commune chief Chao Veasna’s five-year sentence for his involvement in a violent protest in 2015 that saw six vehicles belonging to customs officers set on fire in Banteay Meanchey pro

  • PM tells lawyers to prepare $2M lawsuit

    Publication date 14 March 2019 | 08:22 | ICT

    Prime Minister Hun Sen has told his lawyers to prepare a lawsuit to demand $2 million compensation from property seized from an opposition politician who has wished him dead 32 times. [img]

  • NEC: Seven parties registered for council elections

    Publication date 12 March 2019 | 10:21 | ICT

    Seven parties have registered to take part in the 3rd Mandate Council Elections after the March 7-11 registration period concluded on Monday, the NEC has announced.

  • Rainsy blasted by CNRP over rehab remarks

    Publication date 11 March 2019 | 09:04 | ICT

    Sam Rainsy has been slammed for saying it is a “stupid and disgraceful act of submission” for banned former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) officials to request political rehabilitation.

  • Ministry of Justice: Rights situation not as bad as WJP allegations

    Publication date 08 March 2019 | 13:35 | ICT

    A ministry of Justice official has said respect for human rights in the Kingdom is far better than in some countries in the region and around the world, and an evaluation that ranks Cambodia near the bottom of the list is politicall

  • Government ‘vigorously struggled’ with foreign threats

    Publication date 08 March 2019 | 12:14 | ICT

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said on Thursday that 2018 was a year in which Cambodia had “vigorously struggled” to respond to threats to its independence through attempted interference in its interna