Cambodia’s economic growth is forecast to remain stable at just short of seven percent in 2018, according to the World Bank.
The first vote after government crackdown on pro-democracy voices draws scant attention but without them, some say Cambodia will become a ‘totalitarian country’.
Killings highlight rampant illicit timber trade in REDD forest.
Deal between two nations under which hundreds of Cambodians were sent back from the US since 2002 fell apart last year when Phnom Penh reportedly stopped accepting returnees.
Voting is due to take place on February 25 and the NEC has estimated the cost of the vote to be about $2 million.
Hong Lim told VOA Khmer that he saw Prime Minister Hun Sen as “the same as Pol Pot”, the leader of the Khmer Rouge regime.
The CLC report added that the authorities and companies had filed 43 complaints against its members last year.
Two suspects have since been charged with premeditated murder over the shootings: Keut Veha and Phal Penh.
Tep Vanny was accused of assaulting security officers at a protest outside Prime Minister Hun Sen’s house in Phnom Penh in March 2013,
Beginning late last month, the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, which is now administered by the Ministry of Culture, began a multi-year project to conserve 3,000 to 5,000 cloth artifacts, funded with a $55,000 grant from the U.S. government.
Neth Savoeun said the police will continue to work to prevent any future attempts to overthrow Hun Sen’s regime.
Venerable But Buntenh has incurred the wrath of the government over the years for his stance on issues like corruption, land dispossession, and environmental degradation.