Tag Archives: Hun Sen

Cambodia forms new government, extending Hun Sen’s grip on power

09 September, 2018 12:21 pm 12:21 pm

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) – Cambodia’s lawmakers on Thursday voted in a new parliamentary leadership and government, led by Prime Minister Hun Sen’s ruling party, after a July general election that was derided internationally because it was largely uncontested. Hun Sen, 66, said his government would serve “the nation and the people” after the vote extended … Read More

Cambodia’s Hun Sen takes selfies in first appearance since controvers...

08 August, 2018 9:30 am 9:30 am

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) – Cambodia’s long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen, 65, whose party claimed victory in a general election that many have said was neither free nor fair, met with supporters for the first time since the vote on Wednesday. The former Khmer Rouge commander, who has ruled Cambodia for nearly 33 years, took ‘selfies’ … Read More