Lao Mong Hay
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.

Deputy Prime Minister Sar Kheng at a podium during a meeting, in a photo posted to his Facebook page on August 9, 2021.

Sar Kheng Is Lone Manet Holdout Among Deputy Prime Ministers

Sar Kheng has not endorsed Hun Manet as Prime Minister Hun Sen’s likely successor, making him the lone holdout among the 10 deputy prime ministers. His nine peers have all signed onto public statements of support for Hun Sen’s eldest son.