Post-Khmer Rouge PM dies

Pen Sovann, Cambodia’s first prime minister after the Vietnamese invasion in January 1979 that swept the Khmer Rouge from power and a serving opposition member of parliament, passed away at his home in Takeo province’s Duan Keo town on Saturday evening aged 80. ...

Taing Vida

Former Prime Minister says US blacklisted him

Former Prime Minister Pen Sovann claimed Monday that he has been barred from entering the U.S. because of an assistant who overstayed his U.S. visa more than a decade ago, and paid a visit to the U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh in an effort to ...

Kuch Naren

Pen Sovann plans ICC complaint against Vietnam

Former Cambodian Prime Min­ister Pen Sovann, who was installed by the Vietnamese after they toppled the Khmer Rouge, but was later removed and imprisoned in Vietnam, has announced a plan to file a complaint against Cambodia’s eastern neighbor at the International Criminal Court. ...

Kuch Naren

Civil society groups campaign to limit terms for premiership

Civil society groups  campaigned Wednesday to seek support from three former Prime Ministers in order to limit terms for Premiership. Kol Panha, president of Committee for Free and Fair Election in Cambodia (Comfrel), told reporters that he met with Pen Sovann to ask him to ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff

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