Cambodia remains trapped in political row after the election results in July last year showed that Hun
Sen's party won 68 parliamentary seats and the opposition, led by Sam Rainsy, got the remaining 55 seats.
I'D SPENT MONTHS combing the coulees and thick, grassy draws gut was having little luck finding the Huns
my spaniel and I were searching for.
Sen, who has been Cambodia's prime minister since 1985, has in response vowed that the business of the assembly and government will proceed with or without the CNRP's participation.
Sen yesterday blamed Mr Sam Rainsy, his longtime antagonist, for the grenade attack, and ordered his arrest, describing him as a "terrorist".
Gathering evidence indicates that Hun
Sen is neither an abandoned puppet nor a closet Khmer Rouge but the closest thing to a legitimate leader that the traumatized nation has had in many years.
Lao Mong Hay, an independent analyst, says: "There is no threat at all (to several more years in office) if Hun
Sen's party obtains about the same number of seats or more, but there could be a problem if his party loses (too many) seats because then there will be internal party questioning as his age clicks ahead as to who might be his successor.
Sen also explained Cambodia's efforts at national reconciliation and the promotion of peace and stability to restore investor confidence.
I want to thank Prime Minister Hun
Sen, my friend, who supported me, especially through my difficult time,'' he told about 500 people at an international forum on Asian Economy in Phnom Penh on Monday.
Our country is poor and the gap between the rich and the poor remains high," Hun
Sen told a seminar on rural development.
Prime Minister Hun
Sen met with fugitive former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra in Phnom Penh on Saturday, the first face-to-face talks at the prime minister's office since Thaksin's ouster from power in 2006.
Prime Minister Hun
Sen announced the opening of the zoo at an inauguration ceremony at Phnom Tamao, about 45 kilometers south of Phnom Penh, and appealed to villagers to stop hunting animals.
A longstanding plan to merge Cambodia's two major opposition parties is in confusion Tuesday after a document suggesting one opposition leader was in collusion with Prime Minister Hun
Sen was leaked by Hun