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Cambodia opposition ends year-long boycott of parliament
Cambodia's main opposition party struck a deal on Tuesday with strongman premier Hun Sen to end its year-long boycott of parliament triggered by a disputed election. The Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) said it had agreed to break the deadlock and take up its seats in the National Assembly in return for a promise of electoral reforms. It had refused to join parliament since elections in ...(7/22/2014 9:29:54 AM)
Cambodia opposition drops boycott after PM makes rare deal
By Prak Chan Thul PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia's opposition on Tuesday agreed to drop a parliamentary boycott following talks with Prime Minister Hun Sen, ending a year-long deadlock and easing political tension stemming from a disputed 2013 election. The decision came during a four-hour meeting between Hun Sen and Sam Rainsy, leader of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), after the ...(7/22/2014 6:34:27 AM)
Cambodian opposition leader set to become lawmaker
The leader of Cambodia's opposition will be sworn in as a lawmaker following a deal to end his party's boycott of parliament, officials said Thursday, a year after he was barred from standing for office. Sam Rainsy, head of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), is seen as the main challenger to strongman Prime Minister Hun Sen, who has ruled Cambodia for nearly three decades. A deal between ...(7/24/2014 6:49:05 AM)
Cambodian political rivals hold fresh talks
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Leaders of Cambodia's ruling and opposition parties met Tuesday for talks aimed at ending a yearlong political deadlock since last year's contentious election.(7/22/2014 1:12:42 AM)
Cambodian political rivals say agreement reached
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's yearlong political deadlock appeared to be resolved Tuesday as Prime Minister Hun Sen and his rivals agreed on political reforms and the opposition agreed in turn to end its boycott of parliament.(7/22/2014 9:18:51 AM)
Cambodia opposition chief urges end to deadlock
Cambodia's opposition leader on Saturday called for an end to a year-long political crisis, after a slew of arrests of rivals of strongman premier Hun Sen triggered international alarm. Thousands of people turned out to greet Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) head Sam Rainsy, who cut short an overseas trip in response to an escalating crackdown on the opposition. Rainsy demanded the release ...(7/19/2014 3:08:23 AM)
Cambodia's Hun Sen, Opposition Leader Announce Deal Ending Deadlock
Cambodia's Prime Minister and opposition parties have announced an agreement ending nearly a year of political deadlock that is expected to enable the National Assembly to fully reopen. The agreement between Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and opposition leader Sam Rainsy followed five hours of closed-door talks Tuesday - the third round of discussions since the opposition Cambodia National ...(7/22/2014 7:46:52 AM)
Cambodian political rivals to hold fresh talks
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's ruling and opposition parties said Monday their leaders will hold a fresh round of talks to end the yearlong political deadlock after last year's contentious election.(7/21/2014 2:15:22 AM)
Deadlock end lifts business spirits
Cambodia's business community welcomed the news yesterday that the county’s longest-ever parliamentary deadlock had come to an end – a resolution investors say will help ease fears of political instability.(7/22/2014 4:50:14 PM)
Cambodia garment workers struggle to survive
After a 10-hour shift stitching clothes for western brands, Cambodian factory worker Ry Srey Bopha walks to her tiny shared room, eats leftovers, then sleeps on the floor. Like many of Cambodia's 650,000 garment workers, who are overwhelmingly women, Bopha's days are monotonous and exhausting, and her diet is poor. "Life in the garment factories is very difficult," she told AFP. "But I need the ...(7/11/2014 12:29:34 AM)
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