Son Chhay told VOA Khmer that he believed a “boastful” and “aggressive” leader like Trump could lead the U.S. into disastrous foreign policy decisions.
In a letter to the National Assembly, Hun Sen said ministers and high-ranking officials were being “exchanged” at eight ministries in total, in a reshuffle that will come into effect in early April.
Second reorganization in two years is part of attempt to win broad public support before 2017 commune polling, 2018 general elections.
Prime Minister Hun Sen made reference to the frontrunner in the race to be the Republican party’s nomination for the U.S. presidential election this year, poking fun at what he called “problems” in America’s election race.
Student leaders from Khemarak University have meanwhile sent a petition to Hun Sen, calling for Kong Raiya’s release, but they have not received a response.
Labor leaders fear the draft law will make it harder for workers to unionize and demonstrate.
Kum Chandaraty was called to appear at the anti-terrorism department in a court order issued after opposition activist Thy Sovanntha filed a defamation complaint.
The self-styled strongman responded to Facebook commenters’ complaints to call for a toll on the road between Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville to be lifted.
VOA Khmer’s Soeung Sophat spoke to Silas Everett, Cambodia country representative for the Asia Foundation, to find out more about the findings from a new reform tracking project.
Just days ago, Hun Sen announced that he had reached 3 million “likes” on the site, joking that his popularity made him the “Facebook Prime Minister.”
The woman’s Facebook account details and the alleged recording of a phone conversations with Sokha were widely shared over recent days.
A spokesman for the Ministry of Interior, told VOA Khmer the Iranian couple had become “homesick and decided to return their home country.”