Cambodia News: National Assembly of Cambodia

National Assembly Approves Law Allowing Opposition Officials to Re-enter Politics - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

National Assembly Approves Law Allowing Opposition Officials to Re-enter Politics  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

In a statement posted to the parliament's website, it said the move was intended to “promote the spirit of national reconciliation as well as strengthening liberal ...

14 Dec 2018 | 9:54 am

Is India expecting too much from its strategic partnership with Vietnam? - Observer Research Foundation

Is India expecting too much from its strategic partnership with Vietnam?  Observer Research Foundation

It has been an active few months for India-Vietnam relations, with several diplomatic and defense visits being recorded by the two sides.

14 Dec 2018 | 3:51 am

Assembly passes amendment to Political Party Law Article 45 - The Phnom Penh Post

Assembly passes amendment to Political Party Law Article 45  The Phnom Penh Post

The National Assembly on Thursday unanimously approved a proposed amendment to Article 45 of the Law on Political Parties in a move that could pave the ...

13 Dec 2018 | 9:57 pm

Parliament adopts political party law amendment - Khmer Times

Parliament adopts political party law amendment  Khmer Times

Hundreds of former opposition members banned from politics could return to the arena after the National Assembly yesterday approved an amendment to the ...

13 Dec 2018 | 12:09 pm

Cambodia changes law to allow banned politicians to re-enter politics - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodia changes law to allow banned politicians to re-enter politics - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

PHNOM PENH, Dec. 13 (Xinhua) -- The National Assembly of Cambodia on Thursday amended the Law on Political Parties to clear the way for banned ...

12 Dec 2018 | 11:33 pm

NA adopts an amendment on Political Party Law - Khmer Times

NA adopts an amendment on Political Party Law  Khmer Times

The National Assembly today approved an amendment on Political Party law which could see hundreds of former opposition members banned from political ...

12 Dec 2018 | 11:29 pm

Cambodia to amend law to allow banned politicians to re-enter politics: PM - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodia to amend law to allow banned politicians to re-enter politics: PM - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

PHNOM PENH, Dec. 12 (Xinhua) -- Cambodia's National Assembly will hold its plenary session on Thursday (Dec. 13) to amend a law to clear the way for ...

12 Dec 2018 | 6:43 am

Cambodia to officially launch Asian Cultural Council in Siem Reap - Khmer Times

Cambodia to officially launch Asian Cultural Council in Siem Reap  Khmer Times

Cambodia, with Unesco support, is set to host the launching of the Asian Cultural Council next month, a government official said.

12 Dec 2018 | 4:01 am

Sam Rainsy: We aren't interested in recovering our political rights - The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy: We aren't interested in recovering our political rights  The Phnom Penh Post

The National Assembly, which will host its plenary session on Thursday, will debate the proposed amendment to Article 45 of the Law on Political Parties, ...

11 Dec 2018 | 8:14 pm

Sam Rainsy 'will not have his rights restored' - The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy 'will not have his rights restored'  The Phnom Penh Post

A senior official at the Ministry of Interior on Monday said that opposition leader Sam Rainsy would not be eligible for a reinstatement of his political rights if a ...

11 Dec 2018 | 7:28 pm

Thailand to Deport Cambodian Union Leader Who Helped Produce Sex Trafficking Documentary - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Thailand to Deport Cambodian Union Leader Who Helped Produce Sex Trafficking Documentary  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Rath Rott Mony, the president of the Cambodian Construction Workers Trade Union Federation (CCTUF), in Chiang Mai, Thailand, in an undated photo.

11 Dec 2018 | 4:22 pm

Parliament to hold session to amend Law on Political Parties - Khmer Times

Parliament to hold session to amend Law on Political Parties  Khmer Times

The National Assembly will hold a plenary session on Thursday to amend the Law on Political Parties that would nullify a ban on some of the 118 former ...

11 Dec 2018 | 12:14 pm

Rainsy 'will not have his rights restored' - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy 'will not have his rights restored'  The Phnom Penh Post

A senior official at the Ministry of Interior on Monday said that opposition leader Sam Rainsy would not be eligible for a reinstatement of his political rights if a ...

10 Dec 2018 | 10:49 pm

Former Cambodian Opposition Leader Warns Easing of Tensions a ‘Trick’ - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Former Cambodian Opposition Leader Warns Easing of Tensions a ‘Trick’  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Prime Minister Hun Sen has softened his stance on the opposition, civil society and the media in recent weeks following pressure from the international ...

10 Dec 2018 | 10:56 am

Cambodian PM Hun Sen concludes official trip to Vietnam - The Cambodia Daily

Cambodian PM Hun Sen concludes official trip to Vietnam  The Cambodia Daily

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen concluded his official visit to Vietnam from December 6 to 8 at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart ...

8 Dec 2018 | 8:01 pm

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc holds talks with Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen - sggpnews

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc holds talks with Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen  sggpnews

Vietnam has always treasured and prioritised the promotion of economic cooperation with Cambodia for the benefit of their people and businesses, and to ...

8 Dec 2018 | 4:00 am

PM Nguyễn Xuân Phúc holds talks with Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen - Viet Nam News

PM Nguyễn Xuân Phúc holds talks with Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen  Viet Nam News

Việt Nam has always prioritised boosting economic co-operation with Cambodia for the benefit of their people and businesses, and to support the development ...

7 Dec 2018 | 8:00 am

Hun Sen pressured to reverse ban on opposition politicians - Nikkei Asian Review

Hun Sen pressured to reverse ban on opposition politicians  Nikkei Asian Review

PHNOM PENH -- Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen is considering reversing a ban on more than 100 opposition politicians to avert European Union sanction.

6 Dec 2018 | 11:24 pm

NGOs appeal for more government funding for four crucial sectors - The Phnom Penh Post

NGOs appeal for more government funding for four crucial sectors  The Phnom Penh Post

Fourteen NGOs gathered on Thursday to appeal to the government and the National Assembly to increase the budgets for four sectors which they believe are ...

6 Dec 2018 | 8:02 pm

Cambodian Court's Appeals Review a 'Ploy' to Weaken Political Opposition - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian Court's Appeals Review a 'Ploy' to Weaken Political Opposition  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia's Supreme Court began on Wednesday to hear an appeal against the 2017 conviction in a defamation case brought against CNRP leader Sam ...

6 Dec 2018 | 4:54 pm

Under Western pressure, Hun Sen hints at a lighter touch - Asia Times

Under Western pressure, Hun Sen hints at a lighter touch  Asia Times

When Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen spoke at the United Nations General Assembly in September, just months after his ruling party won an election ...

6 Dec 2018 | 3:07 am

Law change 'welcomed' by Kem Sokha as it goes for review - The Phnom Penh Post

Law change 'welcomed' by Kem Sokha as it goes for review  The Phnom Penh Post

The Permanent Committee of the National Assembly met on Wednesday to discuss the proposed amendment to Article 45 of the Law on Political Parties ...

5 Dec 2018 | 9:48 pm

In Vietnam, citizen opposition to Chinese expansionism has put the government in a tough spot - Scroll.in

In Vietnam, citizen opposition to Chinese expansionism has put the government in a tough spot  Scroll.in

The country has seen massive protests over a law on special economic zones, projects that are almost certain to land in China's hands.

5 Dec 2018 | 12:00 pm

Laos, Cambodia pledge to enhance cooperation | Vietnam+ - http://en.vietnamplus.vn/

Laos, Cambodia pledge to enhance cooperation | Vietnam+  http://en.vietnamplus.vn/

Vientiane (VNA) – Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith and his Cambodian counterpart Samdech Techo Hun Sen reaffirmed their commitments to ...

5 Dec 2018 | 6:33 am

Cambodia mulls law to restore opposition politicians’ rights - Fort Worth Star Telegram

Cambodia mulls law to restore opposition politicians’ rights  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Cambodia's parliament will consider legislation to allow politicians banned from political activity to have the ban lifted, a measure Prime Minister Hun Sen's ...

4 Dec 2018 | 6:49 am

Government proposes law to allow the banned back in politics - The Phnom Penh Post

Government proposes law to allow the banned back in politics  The Phnom Penh Post

A proposed amendment to Article 45 of the Law on Political Parties seeks to allow individuals barred by the courts to re-enter politics before the term of their ban ...

4 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Government outlines efforts to strengthen democracy - Khmer Times

Government outlines efforts to strengthen democracy  Khmer Times

The National Assembly is reviewing a five-year ban on more than 100 members of the former opposition party, which could allow them to return to politics, ...

4 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

United Front anniversary marked - Khmer Times

United Front anniversary marked  Khmer Times

National Assembly president Heng Samrin yesterday called on youth to maintain hard-earned peace in the Kingdom following decades of war as he ...

3 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia marks 40th founding anniversary of solidarity front - http://en.vietnamplus.vn/

Cambodia marks 40th founding anniversary of solidarity front  http://en.vietnamplus.vn/

Phnom Penh (VNA) - A ceremony marking the 40th founding anniversary of the Kampuchean United Front for National Salvation (KUFNS) (December 2), now ...

2 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

PM 'purposely let CNRP leaders flee' - The Phnom Penh Post

PM 'purposely let CNRP leaders flee'  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Wednesday that he purposely let the leaders behind mass protests following the 2013 national elections flee Cambodia, after ...

29 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

China Fuels Vietnam's Protest Movement | YaleGlobal Online - YaleGlobal Online

China Fuels Vietnam's Protest Movement | YaleGlobal Online  YaleGlobal Online

Neighbor's dilemma: Vietnamese protesters oppose a visit from the president of China, the powerful neighbor to the north; Vietnam's Communist Party General ...

29 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

A repressive anniversary marked in Cambodia - Asia Times

A repressive anniversary marked in Cambodia  Asia Times

Residents of Phsar Daeum Thkov, a subdistrict in inner-city Phnom Penh, talk politics in hushed tones. Some express financial concerns over the European ...

27 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Heng Samrin's memoir released - Khmer Times

Heng Samrin's memoir released  Khmer Times

The National Assembly yesterday launched the memoir of its president Heng Samrin, detailing his struggle to overthrow the Khmer Rouge regime and rebuild ...

27 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

National Assembly president Heng Samrin book released - The Phnom Penh Post

National Assembly president Heng Samrin book released  The Phnom Penh Post

The National Assembly on Monday launched The People's Struggle: Cambodia Reborn, a biography describing the early life and struggle of current National ...

27 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

CNRP tells supporters to 'wipe tears and struggle' - The Phnom Penh Post

CNRP tells supporters to 'wipe tears and struggle'  The Phnom Penh Post

At a public forum on Sunday in South Korea, former senior Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) leaders called on their supporters to “wipe your tears, ...

26 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Villagers Protest Sand-Dredging Operation in Protected Zone - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian Villagers Protest Sand-Dredging Operation in Protected Zone  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

The operation is unlicensed and is reducing fish stocks in a local stream, they say.

26 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Heng Samrin's book launched - Khmer Times

Heng Samrin's book launched  Khmer Times

The National Assembly has launched the book of President Heng Samrin, detailing his struggling to overthrow Pot Pot's regime and rebuilding the country after ...

26 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Education key to Asian impasse - Bangkok Post

Education key to Asian impasse  Bangkok Post

To achieve Cambodia's ambition of becoming an upper middle-income economy by 2030 and prepare for the digital era, it must focus on developing human ...

22 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Ecotourism policy draft approved - The Phnom Penh Post

Ecotourism policy draft approved  The Phnom Penh Post

The Council of Ministers on Monday approved the draft national policy on ecotourism. It will be sent to the national assembly this week before it is turned into law ...

20 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's beleaguered opposition and the fight for democracy - Al Jazeera English

Cambodia's beleaguered opposition and the fight for democracy  Al Jazeera English

Today, the country is effectively a one-party dictatorship with the opposition party scattered across the world.

18 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

When the river flows backwards - Khmer Times

When the river flows backwards  Khmer Times

In Cambodia, where holidays and festivals abound, the three-day Bon Om Touk or the Water Festival that begins next week easily takes the spotlight.

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Parliament approves extradition law - Khmer Times

Parliament approves extradition law  Khmer Times

The National Assembly yesterday approved a law on the extradition of criminals between Cambodia and Russia.

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

There is still hope for Cambodia's democracy - Al Jazeera English

There is still hope for Cambodia's democracy  Al Jazeera English

The international community has to pressure Cambodia to hold free and fair elections.

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian parliament approves 6.7 bln USD for gov't spending in 2019 - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodian parliament approves 6.7 bln USD for gov't spending in 2019 - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

PHNOM PENH, Nov. 15 (Xinhua) -- The National Assembly of Cambodia on Thursday approved the budget of 6.7 billion U.S. dollars for the government's ...

15 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

After 40 years, Cambodia's Khmer Rouge leaders face genocide verdict - Nikkei Asian Review

After 40 years, Cambodia's Khmer Rouge leaders face genocide verdict  Nikkei Asian Review

PHNOM PENH -- The Khmer Rouge tribunal will on Friday announce whether two surviving leaders of the Pol Pot regime are guilty of genocide -- a verdict.

15 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

NA approves $6.7 billion budget for next year - Khmer Times

NA approves $6.7 billion budget for next year  Khmer Times

The National Assembly today unanimously approved next year's $6.7 billion national budget, an increase of 11.4 percent over 2018.

15 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Parliament approves extradition law with Russia - Khmer Times

Parliament approves extradition law with Russia  Khmer Times

The National Assembly approved a law on the extradition of criminals between Cambodia and Russia.

15 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

IPU slams government claim - The Phnom Penh Post

IPU slams government claim  The Phnom Penh Post

The president of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), Gabriela Cuevas Barron, has refuted a claim by the National Assembly that she “highly appreciated the ...

19 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

'Rebel' Sochua 'chased out of the European Parliament' - The Phnom Penh Post

'Rebel' Sochua 'chased out of the European Parliament'  The Phnom Penh Post

Former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) lawmaker Mu Sochua said on Thursday that she was “chased” out of the European Parliament in Brussels last ...

5 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

PM Hun Sen’s UN Summit Trip to Be Met With Protest - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

PM Hun Sen’s UN Summit Trip to Be Met With Protest  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

An estimated 300 to 500 protestors are expected to travel to New York from other states in the US to join the protest, according to an organizer.

24 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

National Assembly Boycott Signals Tougher Diplomatic Stance - The Cambodia Daily

National Assembly Boycott Signals Tougher Diplomatic Stance  The Cambodia Daily

When the opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) boycotted the opening of parliament following the 2013 national election, diplomats from ...

21 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

MPs Told to Leave Non-Parliamentary Posts to Be Sworn in - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

MPs Told to Leave Non-Parliamentary Posts to Be Sworn in  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The CPP won all 125 seats in the National Assembly in July after it oversaw the banning of the country's main opposition party, the Cambodia National Rescue ...

21 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Crop of new legislators sworn in to parliament - The Phnom Penh Post

Crop of new legislators sworn in to parliament  The Phnom Penh Post

Thirty-eight lawmakers are due to take their seats in the National Assembly on Wednesday to replace those from the previous mandate who had resigned in ...

18 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

PM vows to keep pledges as CNRP slams 'fake' assembly - The Phnom Penh Post

PM vows to keep pledges as CNRP slams 'fake' assembly  The Phnom Penh Post

'I sincerely pledge . . . that I am determined to lead the national executive to ensure the success of all the programmes the Cambodian People's Party [CPP] ...

7 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

King opens National Assembly - Khmer Times

King opens National Assembly  Khmer Times

King Norodom Sihamoni yesterday presided over the National Assembly's opening session to pave the way for the creation of a new government.

6 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

National Assembly elects its president, two vice presidents - Khmer Times

National Assembly elects its president, two vice presidents  Khmer Times

All 125 lawmakers today elected the National Assembly's president, two vice presidents, chairmen and vice chairmen of the 10 commissions and gave a vote of ...

6 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Australia to miss opening of assembly due to 'flawed' poll - The Phnom Penh Post

Australia to miss opening of assembly due to 'flawed' poll  The Phnom Penh Post

As Australia became the latest Western embassy to announce it would not be sending a representative to Wednesday's opening of parliament, Council of ...

5 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Court extends detention of Cambodian opposition leader - Washington Post

Court extends detention of Cambodian opposition leader  Washington Post

A court in Cambodia on Thursday extended by six months the pre-trial detention of Kem Sokha, the leader of the now-dissolved main opposition party who ...

30 Aug 2018 | 5:10 am

King to preside over opening of parliament - Khmer Times

King to preside over opening of parliament  Khmer Times

King Norodom Sihamoni will preside over its opening session on September 5.

29 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian politics: Art of the unexpected and yet predictable - Khmer Times

Cambodian politics: Art of the unexpected and yet predictable  Khmer Times

With the prime minister already approved by His Majesty the King, what remains to be done is the formality of convening the 6th mandate of the National ...

22 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen formally appointed as PM - Khmer Times

Hun Sen formally appointed as PM  Khmer Times

King Norodom Sihamoni on Friday appointed Hun Sen as prime minister with the duty of organising a government for approval by the National Assembly.

20 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP hails parliament sweep - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP hails parliament sweep  The Phnom Penh Post

After winning all 125 seats in the National Assembly, senior officers of the Cambodian People's Party on Thursday defended their victory by taking to ...

17 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP wins all National Assembly seats - Khmer Times

CPP wins all National Assembly seats  Khmer Times

The National Election Committee has tonight announced that the ruling CPP secured all 125 parliamentary seats in the national election last month.

15 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Kheng: Challenges ahead for new National Assembly - The Phnom Penh Post

Kheng: Challenges ahead for new National Assembly  The Phnom Penh Post

Interior Minister Sar Kheng again called on all leaders, civil servants and the national police to avoid partisanship, nepotism and abuse of power after the ruling ...

14 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Government to form on Sept 6, says PM - The Phnom Penh Post

Government to form on Sept 6, says PM  The Phnom Penh Post

After paying a courtesy call on the King and visiting the chairman of the Constitutional Council, caretaker prime minister Hun Sen on Wednesday rescheduled ...

9 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's parliament to convene in September after controversial vote - Reuters

Cambodia's parliament to convene in September after controversial vote  Reuters

Cambodia's parliament will convene on September 5, Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Wednesday, after his ruling party claimed victory in what critics say was a ...

7 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

The son rises in Cambodia after Hun Sen’s rigged election - This Week In Asia

The son rises in Cambodia after Hun Sen’s rigged election  This Week In Asia

The 'death of democracy' cements the military's power in politics – and paves the way for the prime minister's succession plan.

4 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Minister Touts ‘One-Party Parliament’ as Victory for Democracy - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Minister Touts ‘One-Party Parliament’ as Victory for Democracy  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Say Samal made the comments in an op-ed published in a widely read local daily newspaper, Rasmei Kampuchea, owned by his father, Senate President Say ...

4 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen: New government in September - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen: New government in September  The Phnom Penh Post

After winning what is said to be a landslide victory in Sunday's polls, caretaker Prime Minister Hun Sen announced on Thursday that new members to the ...

3 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP sweeps National Assembly as figures from elections come in - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP sweeps National Assembly as figures from elections come in  The Phnom Penh Post

Even before the National Election Committee (NEC) had announced the official results of Sunday's national polls, the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) ...

31 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

National Assembly rejects complaint filed by LDP members - Khmer Times

National Assembly rejects complaint filed by LDP members  Khmer Times

The National Assembly has turned down a complaint filed by the League of Democracy Party asking it to review the National Election Committee's decision to ...

26 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Ruling Party Faces Little Challenge in Sunday's Election - Voice of America

Cambodian Ruling Party Faces Little Challenge in Sunday's Election  Voice of America

The only major challenger to Cambodian People's Party was disbanded last year.

25 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Five things to know about the Cambodian national election - Nikkei Asian Review

Five things to know about the Cambodian national election  Nikkei Asian Review

BANGKOK -- On July 29, Cambodians will be casting their ballots for what is expected to be the most controversial national election since the country'

23 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Democracy in Shambles Ahead of July Elections - Forbes

Cambodia's Democracy in Shambles Ahead of July Elections  Forbes

There's a long road ahead to getting Cambodia back on the path toward democracy.

5 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Parliament passes minimum wage law - Khmer Times

Parliament passes minimum wage law  Khmer Times

The National Assembly yesterday adopted a draft minimum wage law, which aims to promote decent living standards for the country's 780,000 textile workers.

8 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Official Data Shows Fewer Women Running for Office in Cambodia - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Official Data Shows Fewer Women Running for Office in Cambodia  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Two relatively new political parties have registered a majority of women candidates for the upcoming general election.

5 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Parliament passes draft law on forestry - Khmer Times

Parliament passes draft law on forestry  Khmer Times

The National Assembly yesterday approved a draft law adopting the policies of the Asian Forest Cooperation Organisation, meaning that the Kingdom could ...

1 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP nominates security officials for National Assembly - Khmer Times

CPP nominates security officials for National Assembly  Khmer Times

A list of CPP candidates obtained yesterday shows the ruling Cambodia People's Party has nominated several high-ranking military and police officials for seats ...

23 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Phnom Penh ‘Bans Protests’ Outside Parliament Ahead of Election - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Phnom Penh ‘Bans Protests’ Outside Parliament Ahead of Election  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The May Day march on Tuesday was limited to a riverside space near the city's landmark site of Wat Phnom and with a large security force presence.

3 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian delegation observes Azerbaijan presidential election - Khmer Times

Cambodian delegation observes Azerbaijan presidential election  Khmer Times

A Cambodian delegation comprising a Member of the National Assembly, representatives from two political parties, and a civil society member paid a visit to ...

15 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Observers see 'democratic crisis' in Cambodia ahead of general elections - The Mainichi

Observers see 'democratic crisis' in Cambodia ahead of general elections  The Mainichi

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia -- With the dissolution of the largest opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) heading into general elections, Western ...

14 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

National Assembly still faces internal problems - Khmer Times

National Assembly still faces internal problems  Khmer Times

The secretary-general of the National Assembly yesterday outlined the achievements and challenges of the legislative body during a press conference in Phnom ...

12 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

National Assembly elects two senators from Funcinpec - Khmer Times

National Assembly elects two senators from Funcinpec  Khmer Times

The National Assembly yesterday elected two senators from the royalist Funcinpec party to fill in the new 62-seat Senate that is due to convene its first session at ...

10 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Funcinpec expecting to be given National Assembly seats - The Phnom Penh Post

Funcinpec expecting to be given National Assembly seats  The Phnom Penh Post

The Permanent Committee of the National Assembly has picked two candidates to fill vacant positions in the Senate, with a Funcinpec spokesman saying on ...

4 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Two more seats added to the National Assembly - Khmer Times

Two more seats added to the National Assembly  Khmer Times

The National Election Committee announced yesterday that the number of National Assembly seats for the upcoming national election will increase by two, ...

30 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

MPs beaten outside National Assembly in 2015 appeal - The Phnom Penh Post

MPs beaten outside National Assembly in 2015 appeal  The Phnom Penh Post

Two opposition lawmakers beaten up outside the National Assembly in 2015 will have their appeal heard this Friday – nearly two years after the three ...

21 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Women still underrepresented in politics - The Phnom Penh Post

Women still underrepresented in politics  The Phnom Penh Post

Following the redistribution of seats held by the now-dissolved opposition, female representation in local politics increased slightly but remains low, according to ...

6 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Parliament Passes Controversial Amendments to Constitution - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Cambodian Parliament Passes Controversial Amendments to Constitution  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The 123-member National Assembly held an extraordinary session on Wednesday to vote the proposed amendments through in the presence of Prime Minister ...

16 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

National Assembly passes lèse majesté law, limits to freedom of association - The Phnom Penh Post

National Assembly passes lèse majesté law, limits to freedom of association  The Phnom Penh Post

The National Assembly unanimously passed amendments to the Constitution and Criminal Code Wednesday that will impose restrictions on political rights and ...

14 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Parliament to Convene to Discuss Constitutional Amendments - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Parliament to Convene to Discuss Constitutional Amendments  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The amendments include restrictions on freedom of association and political participation, as well as restrictions on criticism of the monarchy.

13 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

National Assembly to vote on lèse majesté, constitutional amendments - The Phnom Penh Post

National Assembly to vote on lèse majesté, constitutional amendments  The Phnom Penh Post

The National Assembly is set to vote on controversial legal amendments on Wednesday, including a lèse majesté law, while the president of the body in charge ...

13 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen's 'vision' would see him bypass National Assembly, shrink cabinet - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen's 'vision' would see him bypass National Assembly, shrink cabinet  The Phnom Penh Post

During a cabinet meeting on Friday, Prime Minister Hun Sen announced a “vision” to shrink the country's cabinet by excluding secretaries and undersecretaries ...

28 Dec 2017 | 2:00 am

National Assembly approves its new Vice President - Khmer Times

National Assembly approves its new Vice President  Khmer Times

The National Assembly voted to ratify a lawmaker from the royalist Funcipec Party as its First Vice President. On Friday You Hokry replaced Kem Sokha, who had ...

8 Dec 2017 | 2:00 am

Funcinpec's 'new' National Assembly members have long, chequered past - The Phnom Penh Post

Funcinpec's 'new' National Assembly members have long, chequered past  The Phnom Penh Post

Following the redistribution of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party's seats in parliament, 55 new lawmakers entered the National Assembly this ...

1 Dec 2017 | 2:00 am

Only two women join the National Assembly - The Phnom Penh Post

Only two women join the National Assembly  The Phnom Penh Post

Only two women are among the National Assembly's 55 new lawmakers, leaving the already heavily male body even more bereft of female representation ...

30 Nov 2017 | 2:00 am

With CNRP gone, minor parties take their National Assembly seats - The Phnom Penh Post

With CNRP gone, minor parties take their National Assembly seats  The Phnom Penh Post

Forty-four unelected lawmakers from three parties that won less than a combined 5 percent of the vote in the 2013 elections took their seats in the National ...

28 Nov 2017 | 2:00 am

List of new National Assembly members approved - The Phnom Penh Post

List of new National Assembly members approved  The Phnom Penh Post

The National Election Committee (NEC) has approved new candidates to fill National Assembly seats left vacant by the dissolution of the opposition, drastically ...

24 Nov 2017 | 2:00 am

National Assembly passes $6 billion 2018 budget - The Phnom Penh Post

National Assembly passes $6 billion 2018 budget  The Phnom Penh Post

The National Assembly, with only ruling party lawmakers in attendance, voted on Friday to pass the national budget for 2018 and to add two additional positions ...

20 Nov 2017 | 2:00 am

Breaking: National Assembly passes election law amendments to allow CNRP seat distribution - The Phnom Penh Post

Breaking: National Assembly passes election law amendments to allow CNRP seat distribution  The Phnom Penh Post

Four amendments to election laws passed unopposed through the National Assembly today, paving the way for the CNRP's seats throughout the country to be ...

16 Oct 2017 | 2:00 am

Revocation of National Assembly article a step closer after meet - The Phnom Penh Post

Revocation of National Assembly article a step closer after meet  The Phnom Penh Post

A ruling party proposal to rewrite the National Assembly's internal regulations to scrap Cambodia National Rescue Party acting president's Kem Sokha's title of ...

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