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Soldiers gathered for a presentation in Kampong Chhnang province on March 10, 2021. (Hun Manet Facebook Page)

Military Doctors Mobilized to Treat Covid-19 Cases

Prime Minister Hun Sen said about 300 military doctors would be mobilized and two more hotels turned into hospitals as the country deals with its worst Covid-19 outbreak to date, including the first official death recorded on Thursday.

Hun Manet participates in the 20th anniversary commemoration of the creation of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces’ military headquarters in Phnom Penh, in this photograph posted to Prime Minister Hun Sen’s Facebook page.

Hun Manet Appointed to Lead Ruling Party’s Youth Movement

Prime Minister Hun Sen’s eldest son General Hun Manet has been appointed to lead the ruling CPP’s purported 1.8 million-strong youth movement, a promotion that one analyst called a “preparation” for Manet to one day lead the nation.

Why Is Hun Sen Cutting the Number of Four-Star Generals?

Prime Minister Hun Sen announced last week he would cut the number of four-star generals in Cambodia to only two people: Defense Minister Tea Banh and military commander Vong Pisen, who was appointed to the top position in September.