The Gov’t Spokespersons Unit calls Rainsy’s comments incitement to commit violence.
Unlike ASEAN, essentially an inter-governmental organisation of integrative regionalism, the European Union is supposedly ASEAN’s democratic and supranational European counterpart. As with most clichés, the existing element of truth is vastly exaggerated.
Images of rioting by supporters of defeated presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto in Jakarta have been beamed around the world this week, tainting what was otherwise a free, fair and peaceful election in the world’s third biggest democracy.
Indonesia’s Joko Widodo has been re-elected as president of the world’s third-biggest democracy.
When it comes to drafting a constitution, the concrete details aren’t what’s important. What matters is the underlying concept of humankind, which confers dignity on every human being.
Indonesian citizens in Cambodia also had an opportunity to exercise their right to vote at five polling stations (Phnom Penh, Bavet, Chrey Thom, Poipet and Sihanoukville) on 8-14 April 2019.
Rhona Smith meets Anti-Corruption Unit representatives.
Information Ministry celebrates today World Press Freedom Day with theme of the “media’s role in supporting peace and democracy.”
Prime Minister Hun Sen reiterates that it would be impossible to oust him from office.
Interior Minister says the government is committed to strengthening democracy.
KT interviews Prum Sokha, a secretary of state for the Ministry of Public Service.
Official says the same western democratic standard cannot be applied in Cambodia.
Thailand’s army chief warns against protests after a disputed election.
With voting less than a month away, it would be ambitious and unrealistic to expect a drastic change of political attitude throughout the remaining period of the Indonesian election.
Cambodia has a vision to become an upper-middle-income country by 2030 and a high-income economy by 2050. Nonetheless, this vision has met many distractions both domestically and internationally.
India’s frenetic cities, historical monuments, tasty food, and beautiful scenery may be among the biggest attractions for foreign tourists.
In response to calls from the European Union and the United States for Cambodia to respect democracy and human rights, Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday said the Kingdom has its own laws, noting that “you eat bread and I eat rice”.
Senior government officials slam Rainsy for comparing Hun Sen to Nicolas Maduro.
Though the European Union could succeed in withdrawing Cambodia’s EBA status, the EU also has to be prepared to accept the fact that it could fail to reverse the perceived deterioration of human rights and democracy in the country.
An article entitled “Viewing Cambodia’s political development from the inside out” which appeared in Khmer Times on March 4, 2019 deserves a response. The article argued that Cambodia’s democracy is in the “elementary school level”.
Cambodia’s democracy should be viewed as still in the elementary school level if compared to other advanced and established democracies as discussed by Soun Nimeth , which appeared in Myanmar Times.
Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Cambodia marked 25 years of promoting democracy, rule of law, social market economy and peace in the Kingdom on March 1 at Raffles Hotel Le Royal.
Government critics rarely denounce tactics of opposition leaders, says Prak Sokhonn.
The move to withdraw Everything But Arms trade privileges could jeopardise any possible future long-term efforts by the EU to build local capacities for safeguarding Cambodia’s democracy.
As Sam Rainsy vacillates between returning or not returning to Cambodia, one thing is certain – his integrity and reputation as head of the now-dissolved leading opposition party seem to be in tatters.
The government yesterday chastised the European Commission’s move to initiate a six-month “intensive monitoring” period of the country over perceived democratic and human rights setbacks, labelling the move “an extreme injustice” and “tantamount to acts of interference”.
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen took a dig at China’s lack of freedom.
French Senator François Grosdidier pledged to lobby European states to ease pressure on the government over perceived democratic setbacks and human rights violations, according to a government official.
In the coming two decades both the EU and Cambodia should base their relationship on an equal partnership.