Cambodia News: National Assembly of Cambodia

Cambodia's leader just cracked down on the opposition, and the consequences will be dramatic - Washington Post


Washington Post

Cambodia's leader just cracked down on the opposition, and the consequences will be dramatic
Washington Post
On Monday, Cambodia's National Assembly passed 22 amendments to the country's Law on Political Parties. The law was pushed by Prime Minister Hun Sen, who has been in power since 1985, and his Cambodian People's Party. Although the revised law ...
Cambodian opposition party to choose new chief next week after Rainsy resignsGlobal Times
Jailed CNRP, SRP officials leave partiesThe Phnom Penh Post

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24 Feb 2017 | 7:02 am

Man jailed for Facebook threat to Cambodian PM Hun Sen - Rappler


Rappler

Man jailed for Facebook threat to Cambodian PM Hun Sen
Rappler
Ven Sopheap, a resident of eastern Prey Veng province, admitted during his trial last week to posting threats against Hun Sen – the authoritarian premier who has ruled Cambodia for more than 3 decades. He reportedly wrote "Hun Sen, today is the day of ...
Kingdom a one-man show, report asserts, National, Phnom Penh PostThe Phnom Penh Post

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24 Feb 2017 | 1:08 am

NA 'more dictatorial': Comfrel chides legislature in report on ... - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

NA 'more dictatorial': Comfrel chides legislature in report on ...
The Phnom Penh Post
Cambodian electoral watchdog Comfrel has released a damning new report on the state of democracy in the Kingdom, saying political dialogue has dwindled to ...

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21 Feb 2017 | 7:10 pm

Cambodian parliament passes law that could destroy the opposition - Southeast Asia Globe


Southeast Asia Globe

Cambodian parliament passes law that could destroy the opposition
Southeast Asia Globe
In a parliamentary session at the National Assembly, which was boycotted by the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), amendments to the Law on Political Parties were passed allowing the Supreme Court to dissolve political parties and ...
Australia silent as Cambodia's Hun Sen deals final blow to democracyThe Sydney Morning Herald
Cambodia's Party-Busting Legislation Makes HeadwayRadio Free Asia
Government Accuses US Of Election InterferenceThe Cambodia Daily
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20 Feb 2017 | 3:40 am

Law That Could Dissolve Cambodia's Opposition Party Set to Pass in Parliament - VOA Khmer (English)


VOA Khmer (English)

Law That Could Dissolve Cambodia's Opposition Party Set to Pass in Parliament
VOA Khmer (English)
FILE: A man rides a motorcycle past the National Assembly in Phnom Penh August 26, 2014. Cambodia's opposition on Tuesday boosted its influence in a parliament long controlled by the ruling party, winning a deputy chairman post and assurances of ...

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19 Feb 2017 | 8:28 am

Could Sam Rainsy's resignation help end Hun Sen's reign in ... - South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post

Could Sam Rainsy's resignation help end Hun Sen's reign in ...
South China Morning Post
The ruling Cambodian People's Party may have forced its nemesis to resign, but attempts to sue the opposition out of existence will not solve its biggest ...
Cambodian analyst arrested on charge of defaming premierNewsOK.com

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18 Feb 2017 | 10:31 pm

Cambodia Promises Harsher Drug Crackdown as Arrests Soar - Voice of America


Voice of America

Cambodia Promises Harsher Drug Crackdown as Arrests Soar
Voice of America
Cambodia won't allow this to happen.” Over the past month, 2,428 people have been arrested in Cambodia for drug-related offenses, with 1,243 arrested for using drugs, according to official data. In the whole of last year, 9,800 people were arrested in ...

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8 Feb 2017 | 8:06 pm

National Assembly seat allocation distorted: think tank - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

National Assembly seat allocation distorted: think tank
The Phnom Penh Post
The number of National Assembly seats for the 2018 elections does not match the size of the population in several provinces, leading to a distorted representation of votes, a new assessment by the think tank Future Forum shows. Barring one instance ...

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31 Jan 2017 | 6:34 pm

National Assembly Set to Investigate Anonymous Sex Claims - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

National Assembly Set to Investigate Anonymous Sex Claims
The Cambodia Daily
The head of administration at the National Assembly said on Tuesday that an internal investigation would be launched to determine whether a senior opposition lawmaker had sex with his secretary in the parliament building. If the accusations prove true ...

31 Jan 2017 | 5:35 pm

Cambodia still most corrupt country in Southeast Asia, says Transparency International - Southeast Asia Globe


Southeast Asia Globe

Cambodia still most corrupt country in Southeast Asia, says Transparency International
Southeast Asia Globe
Cambodia's National Assembly general view shows the National Assembly building in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 30 October 2015. Photo: EPA/MAK REMISSA. Cambodia has been ranked 156th out of 176 countries in Transparency International's 2016 ...

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25 Jan 2017 | 9:43 pm