constitutional amendments
Prime Minister Hun Sen at a graduation ceremony for the Royal University of Law and Economics in Phnom Penh on November 1, 2022. (Hun Sen's Facebook page)

Hun Sen, Critics Debate New PM Appointment Process

Prime Minister Hun Sen defended recent changes to the Constitutional process of choosing new prime ministers, pointing to the U.K.’s revolving-door leadership as an example of a system with less parliamentary oversight than Cambodia.

National Assembly president Heng Samrin at the vote for constitutional amendments on July 28, 2022. (Hun Sen’s Facebook page)

Constitutional Amendments Pass Lower House

The National Assembly passed eight amendments to the Cambodian Constitution, with ruling-party lawmakers criticizing opposition to the proposed changes from small political parties.