But rights groups say the government does not uphold its international rights commitments.
Observers call the move an attempt to divide exiled CNRP leader Sam Rainsy and former party chief Kem Sokha, now detained in Cambodia.
The independent outlet will continue delivering content online from outside the country.
Observers doubt sincerity of promises to relax restrictions on media and politics, calling them ploys to avoid threatened trade sanctions.
Experts say the proposal is meant to avoid international sanctions and does not go far enough.
Interior Minister says old laws are not effective as Cambodia struggles with rampant illegal logging.
Prime Minister Hun Sen says the move will allow greater freedom for organized labor, but critics say he’s trying to avoid EU trade restrictions.
He hadn't wanted to do so 'at the time,' the prime minister tells a gathering of Cambodian workers.
They will be sent back to China without being brought to trial in Cambodia.
The operation is unlicensed and is reducing fish stocks in a local stream, they say.
William Heidt says Prime Minister Hun Sen must roll back restrictions to improve ties with the US.
He calls the reports part of a ‘disinformation campaign’ and says a base would violate the constitution.
Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan committed genocide against ethnic Vietnamese, a judge rules.
Reasoned judgments allow parties to prepare for higher appeals and promote transparency, CCHR says.
The group says land marked for their relocation lacks the infrastructure to support them.
Only those legally in the country will be resettled, with the rest sent back to Vietnam, a government spokesman says.
The groups highlight a dispute in Preah Vihear province connected to a government land concession.
Hun Sen’s bet that Kem Sokha won’t be freed suggests the opposition chief’s case is already decided.
Rhona Smith also calls for an end to pre-trial detention at the end of her sixth visit to Cambodia.
But former CNRP leader Sam Rainsy says the move will come in December in response to international pressure.
After trying to petition at cabinet offices and government ministries, they are turned away by police.
Meanwhile, villagers attempting to present petitions in land-dispute cases are held and questioned by police.
At least 13 reporters have been murdered in the country since 1994, with nearly no convictions.
Rights group says juveniles, pregnant mothers, babies especially at risk in harsh living conditions.
Logs are now sent by night across the border to Vietnam in specially modified vehicles, a local source says.
Stung Treng officials have yet to rebuild roads, schools, and health clinics, they say.
But NGOs and legal experts say more must be done to restore judicial integrity and independence.
The former president of the opposition CNRP is being held under tight restrictions in house arrest while awaiting trial.
He sends condolences to the family of CNRP lawmaker Cheam Channy, who died of cancer on Oct. 25.
Impact from Laos’ Don Sahong Dam felt downstream in Cambodia.