Residents of Phnom Penh on Wednesday expressed boredom and disbelief as Prime Minister Hun Sen passed his previous record-breaking five-hour speech on border demarcation last year with a more than six-hour-long monologue on government reforms he says are planned. Evoking images of elaborate self-criticism sessions the world over—in which party members publicly admit their failings and commit to change for the sake of the party’s future—Mr. Hun Sen promised to turn a new leaf in the CPP’s method of governing after his party’s surprise losses in the July 28 election. “We have many mirrors to use if we
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