Cambodia votes: CPP claims 45% gain, claims boycott call ignored (gallery)

Cambodia votes: CPP claims 45% gain, claims boycott call ignored (gallery)

The future of Cambodia’s political landscape is unclear this evening with the country’s National Electoral Commission (NEC) claiming some 82.17 per cent of eligible Khmer voters rejected a call to boycott today’s national election, with the ruling party claiming a boost of 47 per cent. Rather than staying at home as suggested by members of […]

An opportunity to reset the Cambodia political landscape

• Editorial

An opportunity to reset the Cambodia political landscape

It is not often that a country gets the chance to change its political landscape without the intervention of armed forces. One has only to look at Thailand where the political landscape has undergone forced change 12 times since 1932. On Sunday polling booths across Cambodia will open for what will be the country’s sixth […]

Cambodia To Target Foreigners With Irregular Documents

Cambodia To Target Foreigners With Irregular Documents

Following hot on the heals of a crackdown on endless business visa extensions (See: Axe Falls on Endless Cambodia Visa Extensions) Cambodia’s Department of Immigration (DOI) is set to launch a concerted crackdown on foreigners living in the kingdom with “irregular documents”. In a story published on the Fresh News website in Khmer, DOI chief General Sok […]