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Law changes blamed for stifling freedom - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Law changes blamed for stifling freedom
Khmer Times
KT: Could you comment on the overall political situation in Cambodia? Mr Mong Hay: Party pluralism in the country has declined, especially since the election in 2013. It is not good because competing ... Earlier this year he ordered amendments on ...

26 Jul 2017 | 5:11 pm

Missed Cabinet Meetings Fuel Illness Rumors - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Missed Cabinet Meetings Fuel Illness Rumors
The Cambodia Daily
Cambodia's Cabinet has not held its constitutionally mandated weekly meeting since June 16, fueling speculation about Prime Minister Hun Sen's health and confusion over why officials have forgone the meetings. Council of Ministers spokesman Phay Siphan ...

25 Jul 2017 | 6:42 pm

Party Law Sails Through; SRP Mulls Name Change - The Cambodia Daily


Party Law Sails Through; SRP Mulls Name Change
The Cambodia Daily
The empty seats of CNRP lawmakers at the National Assembly vote on amendments to the Law on Political Parties. The CNRP boycotted the vote in protest to the changes, which it called unconstitutional. (Siv Channa/The Cambodia Daily). The law will now ...

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25 Jul 2017 | 6:42 pm

Cambodia Announces Plan to Increase Number of Women in Local Government - VOA Khmer (English)


VOA Khmer (English)

Cambodia Announces Plan to Increase Number of Women in Local Government
VOA Khmer (English)
The Cambodian government has announced plans to increase the number of women involved in local politics to hold between a fifth and a quarter of all positions by next year. Currently women account for just 12 percent of local government officials, ...
A Final Glimpse of Cambodia's Iconic Phnom Penh White Building Before Its DemolitionGlobal Voices Online

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24 Jul 2017 | 12:40 pm

Vietnam Pledges $25M to Cambodia for National Assembly Building - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Vietnam Pledges $25M to Cambodia for National Assembly Building
The Cambodia Daily
Vietnam has pledged $25 million to Cambodia to build a new National Assembly secretariat building in Phnom Penh, while also promising greater cooperation on a range of issues between the two nations, officials said on Thursday. Officials from Cambodia ...
Vietnam to fund admin buildingThe Phnom Penh Post
Vietnam, Cambodia treasure close-knit relationsVietNamNet Bridge

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20 Jul 2017 | 6:48 pm

Vietnam donates $25m for National Assembly expansion - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Vietnam donates $25m for National Assembly expansion
Khmer Times
On Monday, Mr Phu Trong met with Prime Minister Hun Sen and inked the five agreements while also pledging the $25 million in aid to the National Assembly construction project. Mr Hun Sen's assistant Eang Sophalleth said the two leaders also agreed to ...
Party leader meets with Cambodian Senate PresidentNhan Dan Online
Cambodia, Vietnam sign cooperation documents to enhance bilateral tiesXinhua
Vietnam treasures relations with Cambodia: Party chiefhttp://en.vietnamplus.vn/ (press release)

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20 Jul 2017 | 1:14 pm

Parliament Boycotts Bear Little Fruit for Opposition - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Parliament Boycotts Bear Little Fruit for Opposition
The Cambodia Daily
While highly contentious new rules were being passed in the National Assembly on Monday banning the CNRP from collaborating with its former leader Sam Rainsy, photographs were posted to Facebook of senior opposition lawmakers dining at a riverside ...

12 Jul 2017 | 3:49 pm

CPP Passes More Party Law Changes in Assembly - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

CPP Passes More Party Law Changes in Assembly
The Cambodia Daily
The empty seats of CNRP lawmakers before Monday's National Assembly vote on amendments to the Law on Political Parties. The CNRP boycotted the vote in protest to the changes, which it called unconstitutional. (Siv Channa/The Cambodia Daily).
Cambodia changes election law ahead of 2018 voteReuters
CPP assembly members vote for 'Anti-Rainsy' lawThe Phnom Penh Post
Cambodia Amendment Effectively Cuts Sam Rainsy Ties to CNRPRadio Free Asia
The Wire -Human Rights Watch
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10 Jul 2017 | 3:32 pm

Breaking: Assembly passes Party Law changes targeting Rainsy - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Breaking: Assembly passes Party Law changes targeting Rainsy
The Phnom Penh Post
Cambodia's National Assembly swiftly passed controversial new laws this morning to effectively ban former opposition leader Sam Rainsy from the political arena, and to forbid the Cambodia National Rescue Party from using his near-ubiquitous image in ...
Cambodian National Assembly amends law on political partiesXinhua
Cambodia passes bill tightening screws on oppositionKansas City Star

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10 Jul 2017 | 12:20 am

Police Block Marchers Seeking Kampuchea Krom Holiday - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Police Block Marchers Seeking Kampuchea Krom Holiday
The Cambodia Daily
Riot police were deployed near Phnom Penh's Wat Chas on Monday to prevent about 30 people from marching to the National Assembly to submit a petition seeking a new national holiday marking the day the French officially handed former Kampuchea Krom ...
Police block Kampuchea Krom marchThe Phnom Penh Post

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26 Jun 2017 | 6:51 pm