Funcinpec meanwhile, continued to decline, failing to win any seats in the 2013 elections—a far fall for a party that once led the country.
On Monday Prime Minister Hun Sen lashed out at the opposition, saying their lack of support for the day meant they sympathize with the Khmer Rouge.
Families of garment workers killed by police in January 2014 unrest struggle to survive, seek justice
2014 presented U.S. President Barack Obama with some of the biggest foreign policy challenges of his presidency.
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.