The head of Thailand’s military-controlled government begins a two-day visit to Cambodia today, in a bid to improve diplomatic ties with Cambodia in talks with Prime Minister Hun Sen and other officials.
Summit, to be held Friday in capital Naypyidaw, will bring together six political parties, including that of longtime democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Communist Party says national day to celebrate document will be held each year and officials will swear allegiance to it when they come into office.
Cambodia launches a UN - backed survey into violence against children.
He died in military custody; had covered clashes between government troops, ethnic fighters.
Authorities offered Dieu Cay choice of leaving or serving out rest of 12-year term.
Hundreds of activists demonstrated in Phnom Penh on Thursday, gathering to protest the government’s failure to fulfill the promises of the Paris Peace Accords.
Chinese state media and pro-Beijing news outlets in Hong Kong have published a series of articles accusing the National Endowment for Democracy of funding, advising protesters.
Mao Monivann, a parliamentarian for the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party, told VOA Khmer that Vietnam had built 50 kilometers of road pushing into Cambodia.
Activists on street worry first round of talks has widened gulf between government and pro-democracy protesters.
Political unrest and the murder of two British tourists are keeping visitors away.
Japanese Ambassador Kumamaru Yuji told reporters Japan is willing to help Cambodia restore its voter registries to ensure free and fair elections in the future.