Cambodia morning news for November 13

Cambodia morning news for November 13

Cambodia morning news

EU Submits EBA Report to Government
The E.U. on Tuesday sent the Cambodian government its preliminary report on the possible suspension of duty-free trade over political and human rights concerns, the bloc said in a statement.
— VOD

EU welcomes lifting of Kem Sokha’s house arrest
The European Union said Monday that the weekend lifting of the house arrest of opposition leader Kem Sokha was a “first step in the right direction.”
— Themy Themy

ASEAN and Non-Interference: What Do Cambodia’s Evolving Opposition Dynamics Reveal?
Over the weekend, Cambodia’s opposition leader Sam Rainsy landed in Malaysia after what he claimed was a foiled plan to return to Cambodia by land with an initial flight from Paris to Thailand. Irrespective of the details of Sam Rainsy’s travels,
— The Diplomat

Four Analysts Blame Sam Rainsy for Failure of 9/11 Plan; Urge Rainsy to Quit Politics (Video inside)
Former lawmaker of Australian parliament, social analyst, and civil society representative have blamed Sam Rainsy, former leader of the dissolved CNRP, after failing a coup plan to overthrow the legitimate government on 9 November 2019, speaking in a forum hosted by Cambodia Daily on 9 November.
— Fresh News

Kem Sokha Meets German Ambassador to Cambodia
President of court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Kem Sokha has met German Ambassador to Cambodia Christian Berger.
— Fresh News

600 Jobs in Limbo as Fire Burns Down Factory
A gas explosion in the early afternoon on Monday sparked a huge fire at a Phnom Penh factory that burned for 12 hours before being finally put out, razing the building to the ground and putting about 600 employees jobs in jeopardy.
— VOD

UN Rapporteur Pushes for Kem Sokha’s Release, Rights Group Calls For Sustained Pressure
United Nations Special Rapporteur Rhona Smith on Tuesday called on the government to either conclude the case against opposition leader Kem Sokha or drop the charges against him in order to restore his political and civil rights.
— VOA

Kem Sokha Meets Australian Ambassador to Cambodia
President of court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Kem Sokha has met Australian Ambassador to Cambodia Angela.
— Fresh News

Opposition Leader Sam Rainsy Says EU Pressure Over Trade Status Will Further His Goals
The European Union on Tuesday completed a preliminary report on the temporary suspension of trade privileges with Cambodia in response to democratic rollbacks by Prime Minister Hun Sen, drawing support from opposition leader Sam Rainsy, who said the bloc’s position could further his goals for the country.
— RFA

Australia Urges Cambodia to Handle Kem Sokha’s Court Case Fairly
Speaking during a meeting with Sokha, Australian Ambassador Angela Corcoran said that Australia acknowledged the Phnom Penh Municipal Court’s decision to remove some of the restrictions on the movements of the former leader of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP).
— Themy Themy

Cambodian Permanent Mission to UN: Special Rapporteur Is Not Judge to Rule for Any Acquittal
The representative of the Permanent Mission of Cambodia to the United Nations (UN) and other international organizations in Geneva, Switzerland, issued a press release on 11 November 2019 reacting to statement by expert on human rights in Cambodia.
— Fresh News

Vietnamese Thief Tells Police He Stole Car In 2 Minutes
A Vietnamese car thief was arrested on November 11, 2019 on Street 370, Sangkat Boeng Keng Kang I, Boeung Keng Kang, Phnom Penh, after a Prius was stolen in Svay Pak village, Khan Russei Keo.
— CNE

Filipina Charity Collectors Taken for Questioning
Two female Philippine nationals were arrested for soliciting money for charity from the public during water festival.
— CNE

Aok Sokunkanha Gives Birth To Son
Reaksmey Hang Meas Production artist and popular TV talent show judge, Aok Sokunkanha, delivered a baby son at 1:00 pm, November 11, 2019 in Bumrungrad International Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand.
— CNE

Cambodia: Drop Case Against Opposition Leader
The Cambodian authorities should immediately and unconditionally dismiss all charges against the political opposition leader Kem Sokha and let him resume his political activities, Human Rights Watch said today. The government should allow exiled opposition leaders and supporters to return to Cambodia, after blocking their return on November 9, 2019.
— Human Rights Watch

‘Cambodia’s dog industry perilous’
Cambodian dog meat traders drown, strangle and stab thousands of canines a day in a shadowy but sprawling business, which experts describe as “perilous.”
— Manila Times

Cambodian opposition veteran meets Malaysian MPs in democracy push
Cambodia’s self-exiled opposition veteran Sam Rainsy met Malaysian lawmakers on Tuesday in a push to rally support in Southeast Asia against authoritarian ruler Hun Sen just as the European Union considers withdrawing trade preferences.
— Yahoo News

Cambodia’s Sam Rainsy meets Malaysian MPs in democracy push
Cambodia’s self-exiled opposition veteran Sam Rainsy met Malaysian lawmakers on Tuesday in a push to rally support in Southeast Asia against authoritarian ruler Hun Sen just as the European Union considers withdrawing trade preferences.
— Bangkok Post

Exiled Cambodian opposition leader calls for ‘peaceful uprising’
Cambodia’s self-exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy has called for a “peaceful uprising” in his country and has urged the powerful military to side with the people by “not shooting at them”.
— Aljazzera

 

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This week’s Cambodia morning news feature photo focuses on mass ork ambok eating for the nation, religion, and King, Nov 9

 

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