Tag Archive: Politics

Cambodia: “Kingdom of Wonder” or “Banana Republic”?

“Cambodia must choose between embracing change or forcibly cracking down on discontent and facing the consequences.” UN human rights envoy to Cambodia Surya Subedi. Prof Surya Subedi said that the return to “old… Continue reading

Cambodian lotus spring……?

The Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) mass protest ended around 11:00 a.m. Sept 7, 2013 with the release of a petition demanding solutions to the election disputes.  The four point petition was read… Continue reading

Cambodian Justice – Not same same, but very different….?

Two cases highlighting cronyism and nepotism in the “Kingdom of Wonder”. Cambodia: Court Upholds Unjust Verdict Land Rights Activist Yorm Bopha Deserves Release in Case Showing Political Interference A Cambodian court ruling upholding the conviction of a… Continue reading

Cambodian CPP Absent From Event Against Corruption.

Six of the political parties contesting National Assembly seats in the July 28 national election pledged to stamp out corruption and announced their manifestos for doing so at an event held in Phnom… Continue reading

Cambodia: National Election Campaign Starts on June 27.

Election campaigning will begin on June 27 for the two major and six minor political parties that are contesting the July 28 polls. Announcing the official campaign start date, NEC (National Election Committee)… Continue reading

Cambodia Elections 2013 – Gloves off as election nears.

Prime Minister Hun Sen offered congratulations to the opposition party – which finally registered for the July 28 elections just days before the registration period closed – before mockingly taking aim at its… Continue reading

Federal Europe Coming Soon?!

Former Maoist revolutionary and current European Commission President José Manuel Barroso declared this week that a federal Europe ruled by the European Union from Brussels would be a “reality within a few years.” Furious… Continue reading

Nigel Farage on “wholesale, violent revolution” in Europe.

In a little under two minutes, Nigel Farage sums up the utter farce that “the religion” that Europe has become. He explains, his fear is that what will break up the Euro, “is not… Continue reading

Cambodia-Thailand: Fight for the borderlines.

On Monday, April 15, 2013,  at the International Court of Justice in The Hague, legal teams from Cambodia and Thailand began presenting arguments over a small part of land along the border between… Continue reading

Cambodia Lacks Research.

Not enough priority is given to research in Cambodia, threatening its long-term development, economists and other experts say. Larry Strange, executive director of the Cambodian Development Research Institute, says the country cannot plan for major… Continue reading