Gov’t responds to EU’s report on possible trade sanctions

The Foreign Affairs Ministry said on Thursday that Cambodia had responded to the European Union’s preliminary report on suspending trade preferences, giving “comprehensive” explanations about what it had done to improve political participation, land rights, freedom of expression and freedom of association.

US sanctions tycoon, senior Cambodian official, family, barring them from entry

The United States has sanctioned a senior government official, his family members and a tycoon with close links to Prime Minister Hun Sen over alleged corruption, barring them from entering the U.S.

Kem Sokha’s treason trial scheduled for Jan 15

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Monday announced a January 15 trial date for Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) president Kem Sokha, who is charged with treason.

Kem Sokha’s attorneys appeal court’s decision to proceed with treason trial

Lawyers representing Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) president Kem Sokha have appealed a court’s decision to send the treason case against him to trial, questioning why the court had not spoken to more witnesses despite taking over two years to investigate the case.

Mekong countries approve drought management strategy, though details remain undisclosed

Government officials from Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam approved a joint drought management strategy for 2020-2025 on Tuesday but did not disclose the details of how they would confront the worst drought afflicting the region in 60 years.