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Cambodia strongman edges opposition in early election results

Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen AP File Photo

Cambodia’s strongman prime minister Hun Sen narrowly won the popular vote in recent disputed elections, according to preliminary official results Monday that were immediately rejected by the opposition.

Posted: August 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Cambodian opposition rejects Hun Sen election win

Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen AP PHOTO

Cambodia’s opposition Monday rejected the results of closely fought weekend elections and called for an investigation into “serious irregularities”, saying it was robbed of a victory over strongman premier Hun Sen.

Posted: July 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Hun Sen’s father dies in Cambodia at age 89

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen kisses a 10th-century Cambodian sandstone statue from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, which is displayed in Peace Palace before an opening ceremony of the 37th Session of the World Heritage Committee in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Sunday, June 16, 2013. The annual meeting of the World Heritage Committee is kicked off in Cambodian capital with about 1,500 delegates from more than 120 countries participate. (AP Photo/Lon Jadina, POOL)

The father of Cambodia’s longtime Prime Minister Hun Sen has died of natural causes at the age of 89.

Posted: July 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Sihanouk: Cambodia’s last true king

The chariot carrying the portrait of late former King Norodom Sihanouk leads his royal funeral procession Friday  in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. AP

When the flames at the cremation ground are quenched and Cambodia’s former monarch Norodom Sihanouk’s ashes scattered on Phnom Penh’s riverfront, the mighty Mekong River may well carry away the country’s last true king, a towering figure in a procession of more than 100 monarchs stretching back 2,000 years.

Posted: February 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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