Shoving match breaks out between marching band and police during holiday celebrations
National budget relies on oil profits for key slice of spending; also, usual Russian visitors are tightening belts, staying away
Earlier this year China announced plans to remove nine crimes from the list of capital offenses, including counterfeiting, fraudulent fund-raising and forcing others into prostitution
Cambodia is running almost out of time to reform the election body, while controversy over voter registration remains, an expert says.
In November, Prime Minister Hun Sen attended a summit there, where China pledged more aid to help develop the economy—about $500 million per year.
President Barack Obama and U.S. lawmakers have left Washington for the remainder of the year, but the city remains focused on historic and unprecedented developments on the world stage.
As part of political negotiations, the opposition party will be allowed a minority leader in parliament—a system analysts say could strengthen the checks and balances in the government.
Of those interviewed, 59 percent said they think the country is going in the wrong direction.
Thousands of people are rallying in Washington Saturday to protest police killings of unarmed black men and to call for law enforcement reforms.
Ou Virak, chairman of the board at the Cambodian Center for Human Rights, told “Hello VOA” that the current agreement only fits the immediate needs of the situation at hand.
A group of non-governmental organizations has signed onto the Election Reform Alliance, which issued a statement this week to push for the best reforms possible.
Deputy PM Prawit told reporters Thursday elections will likely be held 'around the start of 2016, once the constitution is drafted'