Politics
Prince Norodom Ranariddh. (Funcinpec’s Facebook page)

Former Prime Minister and Royalist Leader Prince Ranariddh Dies

Funcinpec leader and former prime minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh died Sunday morning, according to the Funcinpec Party, capping off a turbulent political career that coincided with the country’s emergence as a fledgling democracy in the early 1990s.

Hun Sen attacks CNRP

‘Hun Sen Does Not Bow to Any Pressure’: Hun Sen

Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Tuesday he would deal with “extremists” – a thinly-veiled reference to the CNRP – before considering handing over power to the “younger generation.”

Supporters of the banned opposition CNRP sit across the street from the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on January 14, 2020. (Chorn Chanren/VOD)

14 CNRP Activists Denied Bail, Trial Set for December

Fourteen opposition activists and members, many of them arrested early last year over Covid-19 posts and private conversations, were denied bail during a hearing this morning.

The former headquarters of dissolved opposition CNRP in Phnom Penh's Meanchey district on November 15, 2021. (Mech Dara/VOD)

Updated: Court to Put CNRP Headquarters on Sale

UPDATED: Citing around $2 million in unpaid penalties, the courts announced that the outlawed CNRP’s former headquarters would be placed on sale. “The CNRP HQ is the symbol of democracy for the majority of the people of Cambodia,” Mu Sochua responded.