'We had to go ahead to please our partner' - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

'We had to go ahead to please our partner'
The Phnom Penh Post
But negotiations on a new NEC law to regulate this institution have stalled in recent weeks, with observers accusing the Cambodian People's Party of not being genuinely committed to the process and using the courts to intimidate the opposition. ... I ...

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'Realistic' NEC expectations urged - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

'Realistic' NEC expectations urged
The Phnom Penh Post
The key principle of a July 22 agreement between the ruling Cambodian People's Party and the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party to end the latter's boycott of the National Assembly was that the NEC be overhauled to ensure free and fair elections ...

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Tim Smith CQ transcript - Sydney Morning Herald


Tim Smith CQ transcript
Sydney Morning Herald
TS: Join a political party. Form organisations to campaign for open and accountable government. One of the Round Table's new members, Carmel Benjamin, has set up such an organisation - Ican[6]. It has been operating now for about three months. .... MS ...

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Ex-senators Breaux and Lott confirm lobbying for Russian bank on Ukraine ... - The Center for Public Integrity


Ex-senators Breaux and Lott confirm lobbying for Russian bank on Ukraine ...
The Center for Public Integrity
On July 16 — a month and a half before Breaux and Lott filed a document stating they had begun their lobbying — the U.S. Treasury Department added the bank to a list of Russian firms barred from debt financing with U.S. institutions. Lott and Breaux ...

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CHART The world leaders who just won't step down - Wicked Local Westborough


CHART The world leaders who just won't step down
Wicked Local Westborough
Cambodia's Hun Sen, who emerged as a political leader after his time as a fighter with the Khmer Rouge and subsequent defection to neighboring Vietnam, has held high office since 1985, at one point briefly sharing power with Prince Norodom Ranariddh.

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Cambodia's Environment: Good News in Areng Valley? - The Diplomat


The Diplomat

Cambodia's Environment: Good News in Areng Valley?
The Diplomat
The latter in particular is classified as “Critically Endangered” on the IUCN's Red List of Threatened Species, which estimates there to be only 100-300 remaining in the Cambodian wilderness. According to Toby Eastoe, Landscape Manager at Conservation ...

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Dueling Holidays Reflect Stark Political Differences - VOA Khmer


VOA Khmer

Dueling Holidays Reflect Stark Political Differences
VOA Khmer
The two days have become a polarizing political factor in relations between supporters of the opposition, who favor the peace accords, and the ruling Cambodian People's Party, who tout Jan. 7. The two sides, meanwhile, interpret the meaning of the ...

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Map: 200 years of US military interventions - Radio Australia


Map: 200 years of US military interventions
Radio Australia
"The following list reviews hundreds of instances in which the United States has used military forces abroad in situations of military conflict or potential conflict to protect US citizens or promote US interests. "The list does not include ...

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Divisions Surface on Anniversary of Peace Accords - The Cambodia Daily (subscription)


The Cambodia Daily (subscription)

Divisions Surface on Anniversary of Peace Accords
The Cambodia Daily (subscription)
On the 23rd anniversary of the day Prince Norodom Sihanouk and Prime Minister Hun Sen resolved to come together to end Cambodia's civil war, celebrations on Thursday turned into an exhibition of the endurance of the political divisions forged during ...

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Envoy under fire for remarks - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Envoy under fire for remarks
The Phnom Penh Post
Overseas activists linked with the opposition party have claimed that the Cambodian ambassador to South Korea is trying to limit the freedom of expression of the tens of thousands of Cambodian migrant workers and students who live there. In a statement ...

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