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Man jailed three years for insulting king on Facebook

A Cambodian court jailed a man on Wednesday for three years for insulting the king in Facebook posts.

China restates commitment to provide 85% funding for $2.8 billion AKK gas pipeine project

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has been assured by China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) that it is committed to helping it secure up to 85 per cent of $2.8 billion it requires to build the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) pipeline project, a statement from the corporation on Monday disclosed.
(FILES) This file photo taken on June 04, 2017 shows Kem Sokha, leader of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), casting his ballot at a polling station in Phnom Penh during the June 2017 local elections where the opposition made significant gains. Cambodia opposition leader Kem Sokha was denied bail on August 22, 2018 after almost a year in jail on treason charges that critics say were trumped up by premier Hun Sen to gift himself a free run in last month's election. / AFP PHOTO / STR

Cambodia opposition leader denied bail again

Cambodia opposition leader Kem Sokha was denied bail Wednesday after almost a year in jail on treason charges that critics say were trumped up by premier Hun Sen to gift himself a free run in last month's election.

Cambodia launches crackdown on Chinese prostitution rings

Up to 50 Chinese nationals have been detained in Cambodia as part of a crackdown on prostitution rings in Sihanoukville province, a Chinese investment hub, the provincial governor said on Tuesday.

Cambodia premier deplores opposition election boycott, challenges critics

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday lashed out at an election boycott by the dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party.

Cambodian PM hails ‘free, fair’ elections despite criticism

Cambodia’s strongman leader Hun Sen on Tuesday hailed this week’s elections as “free, fair and just” after a controversial vote with no viable opposition drew criticism from Washington and the European Union.

Cambodian premier’s party claims election victory

Prime Minister Hun Sen’s ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) on Monday said it had won all 125 parliamentary seats up for grabs in a general election a day earlier that critics said was neither free nor fair.

NNPC to inaugurate 614km AKK gas pipeline project

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said arrangements were underway for the historic groundbreaking of the 40inch x 614km Ajaokuta-Kaduna–Kano (AKK) gas pipeline and stations.

UN envoy urges Cambodia to let opposition stand in election

A UN human rights envoy urged Cambodia yesterday to drop a ban on the country’s main opposition party so it can take part in a July general election.

Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte needs psychiatric evaluation – UN rights chief

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s slurs against U.N. human rights activists suggest he needs to see a psychiatrist, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Al-Hussein told a news conference on Friday.

Prepare coffins if you want to overthrow my govt – Cambodian PM Hun Sen...

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Hun Sen on Monday told the opposition to prepare coffins for themselves if they want to overthrow his legitimate government.

Cameroon police halt opposition demo in solidarity with Anglophone regions

Cameroonian security forces have stopped a demonstration in the port city of Douala on Saturday organised by the main opposition Social Democratic Front (SDF) in solidarity with the embittered Anglophone regions.

Cambodian opposition MPs flee from crackdown

Half of Cambodia's opposition members of parliament have fled the country in fear of a crackdown by Prime Minister Hun Sen's government after allegations of a US-backed coup attempt.

Senior Cambodian politician charged over old drug bust

A longtime ally of Cambodian premier Hun Sen has been charged for alleged links to a drug gang busted 10 years ago, a court said Sunday, as political manoeuvres increase ahead of key elections next year.

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