Weekly news round-up / Week 47

Political (Cambodia-Specific)Arrest warrant issued for Rainsy 13-11-15
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/arrest-warrant-issued-rainsy On Friday 13th November the Phnom Penh Municipal Court issued an arrest warrant for Sam Rainsy, leader of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party.The ... Read More

Weekly news round-up / Week 46

Political (Cambodia-Specific)Myanmar opposition victory resonates in Cambodia 11-11-15http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/myanmar-opposition-victory-resonates-cambodia
Cambodians have been closely watching the election in Myanmar and decisive victory of Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for ... Read More

Weekly news round-up / Week 45

Political (Cambodia-Specific)KemSokha Ousted as National Assembly VP 31-10-15https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/kem-sokha-ousted-as-national-assembly-vp-98913/
On Friday 30th October, in a vote that was boycotted by the CNRP, deputy opposition leader KemSokha has been removed as vice president ... Read More

Weekly news round-up / Week 44

Political (Cambodia-Specific)Opposition lawmakers attacked 26-10-15http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/opposition-lawmakers-attacked
The CNRP lawmakers were physically attacked whilst attempting to enter the National Assembly in Phnom Penh on Monday 26th October. Footage of the bloodied ... Read More

Weekly news round-up / Week 43

Political (Cambodia-Specific)Garment unions weigh protests 19-10-15http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/garment-unions-weigh-protests
A group of garment workers’ unions that is unhappy with the government’s decision to raise the sector’s minimum wage by only $12 for 2016 (to $140 a month) ... Read More