Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, right, talks with the main Opposition Party leader Sam Rainsy, left, of Cambodia National Rescue Party, after their meeting in Senate headquarters in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, July 22, 2012.
Rescue Party Vice President Kem Sokha said Wednesday that both parties will report to the king concerning the political deal they reached Monday.
Following nearly five hours of meetings between top opposition officials and Prime Minister Hun Sen, that deadlock has ended.
Opposition agrees to end standoff in exchange for promise of political reforms.
Thousands of demonstrators, including students and monks, gathered in front of the Vietnamese Embassy on Monday, calling again for an apology for alleged remarks made about Vietnam’s ownership of the Mekong Delta.
Many Cambodians remain angered that the area, called Kampuchea Krom, or Lower Cambodia, in Khmer, was partitioned to Vietnam by the French in 1949.
The scheduled talks come amid rising calls for the release of the jailed lawmakers, who face 30 years in prison if convicted on charges of insurrection and incitement.
In Cambodia, Conservation International is working with local communities to protect several endangered species, including a rare species of turtle.VOA Khmer's Poch Reasey recently interviewed an official from the agency, Peter Stonier to discuss conservation in Cambodia.
Country's ambitious goal is to eliminate new HIV infection by 2020.
Thousands of supporters greet him, just days before anniversary of last year's disputed elections, as he calls for release of detained opposition politicians
More than 10,000 supporters lined the streets of Phnom Penh on Saturday, to welcome opposition leader Sam Rainsy back to the country in the wake of violent clashes earlier in the week.
Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Friday ordered two opposition members remanded, formally charging them with insurrection and incitement alongside six others arrested earlier this week.
About 100 demonstrators gathered near the court to call for the release of all eight members of the Cambodia National Rescue Party.
Cambodia’s cybercrime law was leaked earlier this year but Cambodian officials have denied the existence of such a draft law.
Clash Tuesday began after the group and their supporters tried to gain entry to a Phnom Penh public square that authorities have blocked for months.
The charges, including incitement of rioting, carry up to 30 years in prison.
Six representatives from the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party have been charged over Tuesday's violence between protesters and city security guards.
UN special rapporteur says three laws on judicial reform undermine principle of separation of powers, and calls on constitutional monarch not to sign them.
Mu Sochua, a popular representative of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, was arrested, among other party officers, in the aftermath of the violence.
បាតុករគណបក្សសង្គ្រោះជាតិ ដែលទាមទារឲ្យរដ្ឋាភិបាលបើកទីលានប្រជាធិបតេយ្យឡើងវិញបានប៉ះទង្គិចជាមួយកម្លាំងសន្តិសុខរាជធានីភ្នំពេញ ដែលនាំឲ្យភាគីទាំងសងខាងរងរបួស។
Protesters were demanding government re-open Freedom Park, the capital's main protest site, which has been closed since political violence in January.
A military helicopter crashed outside Phnom Penh Monday morning, killing four officers and seriously injuring a fifth.
The Z-9 helicopter crashed into a muddy pond around 9 am Monday in a rural area 12 miles south of the capital.
Norodom Sihanouk, a major political figure beloved by many Cambodians, died in October 2012.
A Cambodian advocacy group says the Mekong Delta of Vietnam should be returned to the Khmer people who have lived there for generations.
At Thursday’s ceremony, Khmer Rouge survivors Chum Mey and Bou Meng both said they were happy a memorial was going forward.
សិប្បកម្មជាងទងប្រពៃណីខ្មែរស្ទើរតែសាបសូន្យក្នុងរបបខ្មែរក្រហមនៅចុងទសវត្សរ៍១៩៧០ តែសព្វថ្ងៃនេះ សិប្បកម្មនេះមានជីវិតរស់រវើកឡើងវិញ។
About 100 students clashed with police Tuesday near the Vietnamese Embassy in Phnom Penh.
The ban, instituted in early 2013, has hurt potential fish exports to a potentially lucrative trade partner.
The Constitutional Council last week said in a unanimous decision the drafts are viable and can be signed into the law.
The service starts early in the morning and ends at 8:30 pm, charging passengers 1,500 riel per ticket.
Cambodian Commerce Minister Sun Chanthol has concluded a trade mission to the United States during which he emphasized his government's willingness to make "deep" reforms to improve its investment climate. VOA's Sophat Soeung spoke with the minister and has this report.
Cambodian Commerce Minister Sun Chanthol last week concluded a trade mission in the United States, by emphasizing his government’s willingness to make “deep” reforms, including serious anti-corruption efforts, to improve its investment climate.
Investigative team found that Cambodian and Thai militaries were often involved in looting, as was organized crime.