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Hun Sen's Cambodia

Five things to know about post-election Cambodia

Hun Sen now rules a one-party state, though questions about legitimacy remain

Cambodian leader Hun Sen is set to rule the country for another five years. (Photo by Akira Kodaka)

PHNOM PENH -- The overwhelming victory of Cambodia's ruling party in the July 29 election has extended Prime Minister Hun Sen's 33-year reign by another five years and provided him with a solid one-party parliament.

Western countries are questioning the credibility of the one-horse election, which followed a court-ordered dissolution of the main opposition party in November.

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