Cambodia’s garment industry is a key industry, employing more than 700,000 people and bringing in billions of dollars each year.
With civil society and independent media under assault, the social media battleground in Cambodia is shifting.
In the interview with VOA Khmer following the General Assembly meeting, Prak Sokhon railed against the “one-sided” presentation of recent events in Cambodia in the media.
Mike Godwin is an American lawyer working on Internet freedom and Internet laws and policy for over two decades in various parts of the world, including Cambodia.
One of Sokha’s lawyers said they had decided to walk out of the courtroom after the judge rejected a request to delay proceedings until Sokha could attend.
Cambodia’s foreign minister last week launched a scathing attack on Western democracies, labeling them hypocritical and only interested in promoting human rights and democracy when it was in their own self-interest.
Cambodia should scrap some hydropower dams as alternative energy sources, such as solar power, are becoming cheaper, a U.S. think-tank said.
Kem Sokha was arrested on September 3 and later charged with treason-related offenses for allegedly conspiring with a foreign power to overthrow the government in a “color revolution”.
Kem Sokha has been in detention at Trapaing Phlong prison in Tbong Khmum province since his arrest on September 3.
The congressmen urged Tillerson to work with the U.S.’s regional allies and the wider international community to lobby Phnom Penh to adhere to democratic norms and the rule of law.
Senior army officials join anti-US chorus with pledge to eliminate aggressors.
Ministry of Information spokesman Ouk Kimseng claimed RFA “incited” the Cambodian people against its government.