Some 100 soldiers, police and military police arrived in Koki village in Preah Sihanouk’s Bet Trang commune, opened fire on protesters and critically injuring at least one person.
The bill aims to apply travel and economic sanctions on individuals who have “undermined democracy” in Cambodia and violated human rights.
Sam Rainsy says he will return to Cambodia some time this year from France, where he has lived since fleeing in 2015 after conviction for defamation.
The 22nd Asean-EU Ministerial Meeting was held in Brussels to consider issues including trade, maritime security, combating terrorism, and migration.
Many Prek Achi Commune families have opted to send their children to South Korea, where some 54,000 Cambodians have found relatively well-paid jobs.
Interior Minister Sar Kheng said journalists using these terms “do not respect the will of the Cambodian people, who turned out to vote”.
China's pledge followed a meeting between Prime Minister Hun Sen and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday on the third day of the prime minister's four-day visit to Beijing.
The comments came after US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Joseph Felter urged Cambodia to drop treason charges against Kem Sokha, during a meeting with Cambodian military officials last week.
In a post on his official Facebook page, Hun Sen said Cambodia was looking to “expand and reinforce its market besides the US”, saying trade between China and Cambodia had reached $5.6 billion.
Four decades after Vietnam defeated the Khmer Rouge regime and installed Hun Sen’s party, neighborly relations hit a snag after Vietnam unilaterally installed piles at the "delimited" maritime boundary.
The Apsara Authority, which oversees the running of the Angkor Wat Temple Complex, said the “ignominious” products should be removed from the site.