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16th Mar, 2017Sok An dies and is replaced by Bin Chhin

Prime Minister Hun Sen of Cambodia has appointed Deputy Prime Minister Bin Chhin as Acting Minister in charge of the Office of the Council of Ministers. He replaces Sok An […] more ->

21st Feb, 2017New law is death knell for democracy

Cambodia’s parliament has voted to amend a law which will prevent anyone who has been convicted of a crime from standing for elected office. The amended law will also introduce […] more ->

5th Apr, 2016National Assembly approves Cabinet reshuffle

Cambodia’s National Assembly has approved a Cabinet reshuffle by Prime Minister Hun Sen which has been weeks in the making. The vote was won by 70 votes for, 24 against […] more ->

20th Nov, 2015IMF 2015 Article IV Consultation with Cambodia

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with Cambodia Press Release No. 15/518 November 16, 2015 On October 26, 2015, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded […] more ->

22nd Jul, 2014CNRP agrees to take up parliament seats

Following a five hour meeting with the government today the main opposition party, the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) has agreed to take up its 55 seats in the National […] more ->

30th Dec, 2013Anti-government protests grow

Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters took to the streets of the capital Phnom Penh calling on Prime Minister Hun Sen to resign and for new elections to be held. […] more ->

17th Nov, 2013Strong economic activity but some external risks

“Economic activity remains strong driven by robust garment exports, tourism, and construction” says the report of an International Monetary Fund (IMF) Article IV consultation. GDP is expected to grow at […] more ->

15th Nov, 2013National Assembly passes 2014 Budget

The 66 members of the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) government led by Prime Minister Hun Sen passed the 2014 draft budget this week but with the 55 members of the […] more ->

25th Sep, 2013National Assembly votes for new Cabinet and PM

During the Inaugural meeting of the National Assembly yesterday, following the Cambodian general election on 28th July, the Parliament approved Hun Sen as the Prime Minister for a further term. […] more ->

23rd Sep, 2013Parliament opens without opposition lawmakers

The opening of parliament has taken place without the presence of the 55 Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) lawmakers elected on 28th July in the general election. The CNRP objected […] more ->