December 2, 2021
A prison van leaves Phnom Penh’s Appeal Court on December 2, 2021. (Ouch Sony/VOD)

Father and Son Face Retrial for Murder Charge

A father-and-son duo faced a retrial Thursday at the Appeal Court for charges of premeditated murder of their neighbor after their prosecutor in a lower court sought harsher punishments against the pair.

Hun Manet on a visit to China in February 2020. (Hun Manet’s Facebook page)

Hun Sen Endorses Son as Next PM, Dismisses Sar Kheng’s Chances

In his most clear comments about succession, Prime Minister Hun Sen said his oldest son and army commander Hun Manet would take over from him, while shooting down any chances of rumored prime ministerial hopeful and Interior Minister Sar Kheng’s ascension.