The CARI Act was sponsored by Sen. Linsey Graham, Sen. Ted Cruz, Sen. Dick Durban, Sen. Patrick Leahy, and Sen. Ben Cardin, and was introduced on February 8.
Alarm raised that smuggling could destroy Cambodian export market.
Im Chaem, charged by a United Nations-backed tribunal with crimes against humanity including mass murder, extermination and enslavement, will hold a worship service in her Cambodian village Sunday.
The 123-member National Assembly held an extraordinary session on Wednesday to vote the proposed amendments through in the presence of Prime Minister Hun Sen.
From March 1 to March 3, the festival will host 50 participants of the YSEALI STEM Education workshop to present their projects, engaging larger stakeholders and the public.
A suite of legislative changes continue crackdown on dissent, observers say.
Economist Ear Sophal discusses Cambodia’s changing international relations with VOA Khmer's reporter Sok Khemara.
The bill could see senior officials’ assets frozen if the leader of Cambodia’s main opposition group, Kem Sokha, remains in prison and free and fair elections are not held later this year.
The CNRM was formed in January after the government took Sam Rainsy’s former party, CNRP, to court over an alleged plot to overthrow Prime Minister Hun Sen.
The National Election Committee (NEC) said that the “proper authorities” were organizing the February 25 election “in accordance with the law”.
The book paints a picture of Cambodia on the brink of war due to the actions of the CNRP and civil society organizations, which are said to be funded by “superpowers”.
Jonathan Bush sat down with VOA Khmer’s Say Mony to talk about the use of law in the government’s ongoing crackdown on the political opposition, civil society, and the media.