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City Hall says thanks to those who cracked down
Phnom Penh Governor Pa Socheatvong yesterday passed out hundreds of millions of riel - purportedly provided by Prime Minister Hun Sen - to more than 2,000 police officials as a token of thanks for their work in maintaining order in the 12 months since the 2013 general elections.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Give the deal a chance
Regarding the Phnom Penh Post article "Agreement a tough sell" published on July 24: It takes guts and wisdom for a leader to go sometimes against the tide of public opinion, especially that of his own supporters.
Tougher ELC oversight pledged
In what is the government's latest pledge to hold tycoons and foreign investors to account for their business practices, the Ministry of Environment will begin assessing existing and proposed economic land concessions , cancelling or rejecting those that have negative social or environment impacts, a document obtained yesterday says.
Khmer Rouge tribunal clears way for genocide trial
A United Nations-assisted tribunal on Wednesday cleared the way to begin the genocide trial of two elderly former top leaders of Cambodia's 1970s Khmer Rouge regime.
Military seeks talks
Cambodia is expected to discuss the territorial conflict over the Preah Vihear temple with Thailand shortly, Cambodian Defence Minister Tea Banh said Tuesday.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
On laws, CNRP in familiar fight
Long beyond the blaze of the campaign trail, the opposition party has continued promising to push its seven-point platform once lawmakers take their National Assembly seats.
Cambodian Court Finds Blogger Guilty of Defamation
Last week, a British expat living in the Kingdom of Cambodia was convicted of defamation in the Phnom Penh Municipal Court for statements published on his personal blog relating to the director of a private investment firm.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Parties agree on Kek for NEC seat
LICADHO president Pung Chhiv Kek has conditionally accepted a position as the ninth member of a reformed election body following a cross-party meeting yesterday, paving the way for the opposition to take its seats in parliament a year after Cambodia's disputed election.
Cambodian envoys tout NCPO reforms
Cambodian Defence Minister Tea Banh yesterday insisted the Cambodian government led by Prime Minister Hun Sen understood the political developments in Thailand, especially the military's policy to restore peace and democracy in the country.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
A ninth candidate is eyed
A candidate to fill the crucial ninth position of a reformed National Election Committee will likely be announced today, roughly 24 hours after an opposition party congress involving members from across the country took place in Phnom Penh.
Hun Sen's team here for talks
Thailand and Cambodia will strengthen bilateral ties and discuss the Preah Vihear temple row when Cambodian Defence Minister Tea Banh arrives for an official visit today.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
From proposal to royal seal: how the law is made
One half of Cambodia's legislature, the National Assembly is comprised of MPs representing each of the country's provinces.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
PM, Rainsy take deal to monarch
Prime Minister Hun Sen and opposition leader Sam Rainsy met with King Norodom Sihamoni yesterday for about 90 minutes at the Royal Palace, emerging with royal approval of the political deal they hammered out on Tuesday.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Still work to be done after resolution
Big business breathed a sigh of relief on Tuesday after the ruling Cambodia People's Party and the opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party struck a deal, which promises to end the yearlong political stalemate as early as next week.
New IT body to unite industry
Aiming to unite the industry under one representative body, the Information and Communications Technology Federation was officially launched in Phnom Penh yesterday.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Agreement a tough sell
Prime Minister Hun Sen and opposition leader Sam Rainsy are to meet with King Norodom Sihamoni at the Royal Palace today to officially inform him of the political agreement reached earlier this week that brought an end to a nearly one-year deadlock.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
Cambodia Opposition Drops Boycott After PM Makes Rare Deal
Cambodia's opposition on Tuesday agreed to drop a parliamentary boycott following talks with Prime Minister Hun Sen, ending a year-long deadlock and easing political tension stemming from a disputed 2013 election.
Cambodian political rivals say agreement reached
Prime Minister Hun Sen and Cambodian opposition parties said Tuesday they agreed on a joint solution to end a political deadlock and the opposition's yearlong boycott of the national legislature.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Malaysian National News Agency
Cambodian PM, Opposition Leader Hold Talks To End Political Row
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and opposition leader Sam Rainsy resumed talks on Tuesday aimed at ending a year-long political dispute following the July 28 election last year.
News of the day From Across the Globe, July 22
Eight members of the police force and 28 Taliban fighters have died in a gun battle in the northern province of Faryab that started Friday and is still ongoing, said the provincial governor's spokesman.