Passengers on a cruise ship that was turned away from ports around Asia over fears they could be carrying the new coronavirus finally began disembarking in Cambodia on Friday. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen says the country may not have much wealth but has “sympathy” for those onboard the ship. “Via Cambodia, people from 41 countries will travel to their countries and meet their families without fear,” he adds. + SEE ALSO VIDI1OZ5YB_EN AND VIDI1OZ5LE_EN+
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Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen receive an honour guard as she visits the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh. IMAGES
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen pays an official visit to Hanoi where he is welcomed by his Vietnamese counterpart Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in the courtyard of the Presidential Palace. IMAGES
Exiled Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy, a long-time critic of Prime Minister Hun Sen, says the country’s recent election was a “sham”.
Cambodia’s flawed elections are set to hand the ruling party led by strongman Hun Sen all 125 parliamentary seats, an outcome that would turn the country into a one-party state after an vote devoid of an opposition.
Cambodia’s incumbent Prime Minister, Hun Sen has won the general election. The ruling party gained a majority despite coming up against almost 20 rival parties. However, the campaign has been marred by an absolutely toxic atmosphere – as Ilya Petrenko reports from the capital Phnom Pen.
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Cambodian voters cast their ballot at a pagoda in Phnom Penh in elections devoid of credible opposition to challenge the country leader Hun Sen’s 33-year rule.
A sea of supporters in the white and blue of Cambodia’s ruling party rallied Friday in Phnom Penh on the final campaign day for an election without a credible opposition, with strongman Hun Sen set for a big win. IMAGES
Cambodian police were ordered on Wednesday to crack down on anyone causing “political chaos” during this weekend’s general election that is set to extend Premier Hun Sen’s 33-year rule.
Ahead of Cambodia’s elections, Hun Sen has supported the founding of “new generation” schools across the country: state-of-the art institutions boasting science labs and tablet computers. But while these schools have lofty ambitions, the majority of institutions are rooted in a more prosaic reality, with leaking roofs and no chalk.
Cambodian premier Hun Sen leads a huge rally marking 39 years the fall of the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime, seizing the opportunity to burnish his reputation as saviour of the nation.