Government

Under the constitution of 1993, Cambodia is a constitutional monarchy, though the powers of the King are merely ceremonious. The king (head of state) appoints the First Prime Minister (head of government), the Second Prime Minister, and a cabinet. The legislature is the 122 member popularly elected National Assembly, and the 61 member Senate. .The Senate was first established in 1999, and the members were elected by the party leaders and the King.