Tag Archive: Hun Sen

Cambodia: End of political stalemate with a sense of betrayal.

The opposition CNRP’s 55 lawmakers-elect to end their nearly yearlong boycott of parliament in exchange for a promised overhaul of the electoral commission and more political concessions from the CPP government. Apart from a… Continue reading

Thailand, Myanmar & Cambodia – Birds of a feather flock together.

Just a few days after the “friendly approach” of the Cambodian PM Hun Sen to Thailand’s ruling military junta, Myanmar’s Commander-in-Chief General Min Aung Hlaing praised Thailand’s military leaders, saying it was right to… Continue reading

THAI-CAMBODIAN RELATIONS – Hun Sen’s approach to Thai military junta..

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen plays the Thai military junta’s card by freeing Thai national activist Veera Somkwamkid from a Cambodian prison. The release of the activist Veera Somkwamkid marks an important attempt… Continue reading

Thai exile government in the Kingdom of Cambodia?

Members of the deposed government of former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra were considering forming a government in exile after the May 2014 military coup. Robert Amsterdam, legal counsel to former prime minister Thaksin… Continue reading

New Book – “Hun Sen’s Cambodia”.

Hun Sen’s Cambodia by Sebastian Strangio  –  Coming in November 25, 2014. To many in the West, the name Cambodia still conjures up indelible images of destruction and death, the legacy of the… Continue reading

Ranariddh’s return to politics – A ruse of Hun Sen?

Cambodian Prince Norodom Ranariddh announced his return to politics amid speculation that he is brought back by PM Hun Sen. . Ranariddh, son of the late King Norodom Sihanouk and half-brother of the… Continue reading

Cambodia – A Little Knowledge Is a Dangerous Thing.

David Puttnam, once a brilliant filmmaker, now a member of the British House of Lords, best known for producing the amazing movie of Khmer Rouge terror, “The Killing Fields,” stunned journalists, some diplomats,… Continue reading

Sam Rainsy: “I’ll be a better PM than Hun Sen”.

In-depth Interview with Cambodian Opposition Leader Sam Rainsy about Hun Sen, his role as future PM, about the Cambodian political stalemate, the neighbors Vietnam, Thailand and Myanmar. “Peaceful change coming for Cambodia”. March 10,… Continue reading

Cambodia’s opposition leader plays the racist card.

Cambodia has been ruled for nearly 25 years by Hun Sen. His biggest rival is Sam Rainsy, who, in his struggle for power, has made use of widespread racism toward the Vietnamese. “We… Continue reading

Cambodia – Ranariddh to return or not to return?

Cambodian Prince Norodom Ranariddh, a son of the late King Norodom Sihanouk, has decided to return to politics. The new party’s name: “The Community of Royalist People’s Party”. With his new party, the prince plans to… Continue reading