A Cambodian garment worker eats noodles at a Buddhist pagoda outside Phnom Penh. Photo: AP

Cambodia’s noodle war: strongman Hun Sen wants people to slurp for him, not rival

  • Cambodia’s opposition has called on supporters to eat Khmer noodles, in public together as a way to evade a ban on political gatherings
  • But Prime Minister Hun Sen has shrewdly attempted to co-opt the movement, telling the nation that eating noodles is a way for people to challenge the opposition
Topic |   Cambodia

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A Cambodian garment worker eats noodles at a Buddhist pagoda outside Phnom Penh. Photo: AP
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