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Matrix Holdings to build horse racing complex in Vietnam - CalvinAyre.com

Matrix Holdings to build horse racing complex in Vietnam  CalvinAyre.com

Vietnam has announced that Matrix Holdings is in negotiations to build a $200 million complex in the city of Da Nang specifically dedicated to horseracing.

22 Feb 2019 | 11:06 am

Should the US Government Abide by the International Law It Has Created and Claims to Uphold? | Lawrence Wittner - Bainbridge Island Review

Should the US Government Abide by the International Law It Has Created and Claims to Uphold? | Lawrence Wittner  Bainbridge Island Review

The Trump administration's campaign to topple the government of Venezuela raises the issue of whether the U.S. government is willing to adhere to the same ...

22 Feb 2019 | 10:30 am

BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 22/2 - VietNamNet Bridge

BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 22/2  VietNamNet Bridge

G-bond yields hit seven-month low, Ha Noi to hold conference on investment, tourism promotion with Japan, Vietnam-Laos trade tops 1 billion USD in 2018, ...

21 Feb 2019 | 11:40 pm

Vietnamese leader to meet King on official state visit - The Phnom Penh Post

Vietnamese leader to meet King on official state visit  The Phnom Penh Post

The General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Nguyen Phu Trong, will lead a top-ranking delegation on a state visit to Cambodia on Monday and ...

21 Feb 2019 | 7:08 pm

Marco Rubio Warns Saturday Could Decide Venezuela President Maduro's Fate, May Show 'Emperor Has No Clothes' - Newsweek

Marco Rubio Warns Saturday Could Decide Venezuela President Maduro's Fate, May Show 'Emperor Has No Clothes'  Newsweek

Florida Senator Marco Rubio said Venezuela's opposition members "really have no alternative" as they attempt to defy President Nicolás Maduro's border ...

21 Feb 2019 | 1:51 pm

Gareth Evans, a Pillar of the Paris Peace Accords, on “Seeking Justice in Cambodia” - VOA Khmer

Gareth Evans, a Pillar of the Paris Peace Accords, on “Seeking Justice in Cambodia”  VOA Khmer

Editor's Note: Former diplomats, researchers, and human rights activists gathered recently at the University of Melbourne, Australia, for the book launch of ...

20 Feb 2019 | 11:24 am

On Meak Bochea Day, PM hails impact of Buddhism - The Phnom Penh Post

On Meak Bochea Day, PM hails impact of Buddhism  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen took to Facebook on Tuesday – Meak Bochea Day, an important festival in Buddhism – to hail the benefits the state religion brings to ...

19 Feb 2019 | 6:23 pm

PM 'will betray sovereignty if he decides to meet EU demands' - The Phnom Penh Post

PM 'will betray sovereignty if he decides to meet EU demands'  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen “will be someone who betrays sovereignty and disobeys the constitution if he changes his mind to meet EU's demands”, Royal Academy ...

17 Feb 2019 | 8:00 pm

NEC releases council candidates - The Phnom Penh Post

NEC releases council candidates  The Phnom Penh Post

The National Election Committee (NEC) issued a press release on Wednesday on the candidates who are to take part in the third-mandate council elections in ...

14 Feb 2019 | 8:00 pm

Reversing Cambodia's democratic drift - East Asia Forum

Reversing Cambodia's democratic drift  East Asia Forum

Authors: Kimkong Heng, University of Queensland and Veasna Var, UNSW Canberra. Cambodia is drifting towards autocracy with a clear trend.

14 Feb 2019 | 5:00 am

Cambodia blasts EU move to consider lifting trade privileges - Herald-Whig

Cambodia blasts EU move to consider lifting trade privileges  Herald-Whig

Cambodia has issued a strong response to the European Union's announcement that it is beginning the process to withdraw preferential duty-free and ...

12 Feb 2019 | 7:00 am

NGOs call for speedy passage of information freedom law - The Phnom Penh Post

NGOs call for speedy passage of information freedom law  The Phnom Penh Post

A group of 19 non-governmental organisations and associations have urged the Kingdom's legislative and executive bodies to expedite the passage of a draft ...

11 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Brexit and EU sanctions threaten to push Cambodia into economic crisis - Nikkei Asian Review

Brexit and EU sanctions threaten to push Cambodia into economic crisis  Nikkei Asian Review

PHNOM PENH -- Cambodia is teetering on the verge of economic crisis, as it faces higher export tariffs into Britain due to Brexit at a time when the E.

11 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Is Cambodia's Foreign Policy Heading in the Right Direction? - The Diplomat

Is Cambodia's Foreign Policy Heading in the Right Direction?  The Diplomat

Cambodia's foreign policy has seen remarkable improvements after 1993 when the country held its UN-organized national election. The Cambodian ...

8 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

French senator vows to lobby EU states over EBA preferential status - The Phnom Penh Post

French senator vows to lobby EU states over EBA preferential status  The Phnom Penh Post

French Senator Francois Grosdidier, who was in Cambodia the past week conducting meetings with government officials, vowed on Saturday to lobby EU ...

7 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's casino industry is the land of opportunity - CalvinAyre.com

Cambodia's casino industry is the land of opportunity  CalvinAyre.com

Cambodia's casino industry, once nothing more than a footnote in the global casino space, has grown significantly in the past year.

6 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

New KWP president named - The Phnom Penh Post

New KWP president named  The Phnom Penh Post

The former senior adviser to the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), Kong Korm, has been named the honorary president of ...

29 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s Interior Ministry Has Warrant to Arrest Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy on Return: PM Hun Sen - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia’s Interior Ministry Has Warrant to Arrest Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy on Return: PM Hun Sen  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia's Interior Ministry has received a warrant to arrest acting president of the now-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Sam Rainsy upon ...

25 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodians in US to Protest Lack of Detente With Opposition - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Cambodians in US to Protest Lack of Detente With Opposition  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The demonstration is being organized by a CNRP offshoot, the Cambodia National Rescue Movement, which was founded by the CNRP's former president Sam ...

19 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

The National Assembly ratifies law amendments - The Phnom Penh Post

The National Assembly ratifies law amendments  The Phnom Penh Post

The National Assembly on Thursday ratified two amendments to laws intended to improve the representation and efficiency of sub-national administrations and ...

4 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

National Assembly adopts council seat amendment - Khmer Times

National Assembly adopts council seat amendment  Khmer Times

The National Assembly passes an amendment to the law on district council elections.

4 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

More than 20 countries to attend parliamentary forum in Siem Reap - Khmer Times

More than 20 countries to attend parliamentary forum in Siem Reap  Khmer Times

More than 20 countries will send representatives to attend the 27th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum from January 14 to January 17 in ...

3 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s One-Party Parliament Approves Expansion of Councilor Positions With Eye on Opposition - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia’s One-Party Parliament Approves Expansion of Councilor Positions With Eye on Opposition  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia's rubber stamp parliament on Thursday approved draft laws to increase the number of local level government positions, after Prime Minister Hun Sen ...

3 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Change to Article 45 with King for signing - The Phnom Penh Post

Change to Article 45 with King for signing  The Phnom Penh Post

A senior government official on Monday said that the amendment to Article 45 of the Law on Political Parties has reached its final stage and is merely awaiting ...

1 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

New Chinese ambassador meets with Heng Samrin - Khmer Times

New Chinese ambassador meets with Heng Samrin  Khmer Times

The newly-appointed Chinese ambassador to Cambodia met with National Assembly president Heng Samrin and said China was committed to respecting the ...

25 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

China commits to support Cambodia - Khmer Times

China commits to support Cambodia  Khmer Times

Chinese ambassador to Cambodia Wang Wentian said that China was committed to respect the Kingdom's sovereignty and independence, according to an ...

24 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

'Bewildered' Rainsy predicts '99% of CNRP' to reject pardon chance - The Phnom Penh Post

'Bewildered' Rainsy predicts '99% of CNRP' to reject pardon chance  The Phnom Penh Post

Acting president of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Sam Rainsy was on Thursday labelled “bewildered” by a senior government official ...

21 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy 'faces isolation' when law change comes into force - The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy 'faces isolation' when law change comes into force  The Phnom Penh Post

A senior ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) official on Wednesday warned of opposition leader Sam Rainsy's impending “isolation” when the amendment ...

20 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Meeting held over EBA status - Khmer Times

Meeting held over EBA status  Khmer Times

Chairman of the Commission on Foreign Affairs meets with a French National Assembly member to discuss EBA.

18 Dec 2018 | 2:00 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 ...

14 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

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 ...

14 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy warns of 'betrayal' if 118 play 'Hun Sen's game' - The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy warns of 'betrayal' if 118 play 'Hun Sen's game'  The Phnom Penh Post

Opposition leader Sam Rainsy on Tuesday warned that those in his court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) who “play [Prime Minister] Hun ...

13 Dec 2018 | 2:00 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, ...

12 Dec 2018 | 2:00 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 ...

6 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

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

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

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

Budget to increase by 11.4 pct - Khmer Times

Budget to increase by 11.4 pct  Khmer Times

The National Assembly yesterday unanimously approved the national budget for 2019, which will be 11.4 percent higher than this year's, amounting to $6.7 ...

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Concerns over one-party budget approval, National, Post In-depth - The Phnom Penh Post

Concerns over one-party budget approval, National, Post In-depth  The Phnom Penh Post

The Cambodian People's Party (CPP)-controlled National Assembly approved the $6.7 billion national budget for next year on Thursday, but a former opposition ...

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

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

Mu Sochua on how to fight against Cambodia's Hun Sen - Quartz

Mu Sochua on how to fight against Cambodia's Hun Sen  Quartz

When a country has a strongman for a ruler, an army at his disposal, and control of the media, how can the people fight back? You go after the one thing he does ...

11 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

PM approves 2019 budget - The Phnom Penh Post

PM approves 2019 budget  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen and the Council of Ministers on Friday approved the $6791249000 budget for 2019 as laid out by the Ministry of Finance – an 11.4 per ...

29 Oct 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

CPP criticises Rainsy's IPU attendance - Khmer Times

CPP criticises Rainsy's IPU attendance  Khmer Times

National Assembly spokesman lashes out at Rainsy for his attendance at the Inter-Parliamentary Union in Geneva.

17 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Sam Rainsy, government group set to clash at IPU Geneva meet? - The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy, government group set to clash at IPU Geneva meet?  The Phnom Penh Post

Opposition figure Sam Rainsy has been invited to speak at the General Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Geneva, according to a former ...

16 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's UN 'mission' a 'success' as critics denounce 'rhetoric' - The Phnom Penh Post

PM's UN 'mission' a 'success' as critics denounce 'rhetoric'  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen hailed his “mission” to the United Nations General Assembly in New York a “success” on Monday as he returned to the Kingdom.

2 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

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

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 appoints Hun Sen as PM with the duty of organising a government for approval by the NA.

20 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP will not share seats with other parties - Khmer Times

CPP will not share seats with other parties  Khmer Times

The ruling CPP yesterday said it will not relinquish a single parliamentary seat to other parties that contested the national election after sweeping all 125.

17 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

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen's party sweeps all 125 seats in Parliament - The Straits Times

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen's party sweeps all 125 seats in Parliament  The Straits Times

BANGKOK - Lawmakers in Cambodia's new parliament will come from only one party - the Cambodian People's Party (CPP) of long-time Prime Minister Hun ...

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

Official preliminary results show higher voter turnout - The Phnom Penh Post

Official preliminary results show higher voter turnout  The Phnom Penh Post

The National Election Committee (NEC) on Saturday announced the official preliminary results of the sixth Cambodian national elections. The revised figures ...

13 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

Cambodia's Election: Mind the Numbers - The Diplomat

Cambodia's Election: Mind the Numbers  The Diplomat

A closer look at some of the early figures coming out of the poll results and their significance.

5 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

Tokyo Remains Tight-Lipped as China Endorses Cambodia’s Election - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Tokyo Remains Tight-Lipped as China Endorses Cambodia’s Election  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Japan sent election monitors to Cambodian elections in 1993, 1998, 2003 and 2008, but did not do so in last month's national elections.

2 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Ruling CPP will likely secure all 125 National Assembly seats - Khmer Times

Ruling CPP will likely secure all 125 National Assembly seats  Khmer Times

The ruling Cambodian People's Party secured 76.78 percent of valid votes nationwide on Sunday, meaning that it will likely gain all 125 seats in the National ...

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 Adrift | A Life Spent Striving for National Unity - Voice of America

Cambodia Adrift | A Life Spent Striving for National Unity  Voice of America

Son Chhay has been a fixture in Cambodian politics since 1993. A member of the now-dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), he opted ...

6 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

UK rejects NA's statement on UK monitoring of election - Khmer Times

UK rejects NA's statement on UK monitoring of election  Khmer Times

The British Embassy rejects the National Assembly's recent statement that UK Ambassador would participate in the monitoring of the national election.

17 Jun 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

Cambodian parliament passes draft law on minimum wage - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodian parliament passes draft law on minimum wage - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

PHNOM PENH, June 7 (Xinhua) -- Cambodia's National Assembly on Thursday adopted a draft law on minimum wage, which was designed to improve living ...

7 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

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

Cambodian parliament elects two royalist Funcinpec party members as senators - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodian parliament elects two royalist Funcinpec party members as senators - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

Cambodia's National Assembly, or the lower house, on Monday elected two royalist Funcinpec party members, Chea Chantevy and Suon Mean, to fill vacant ...

9 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

Lay Vannak might be involved in the death of a National Assembly staff member - Khmer Times

Lay Vannak might be involved in the death of a National Assembly staff member  Khmer Times

Former Takeo provincial governor Lay Vannak might be involved in the death of a National Assembly staffer and member of the CPP's youth group, according to ...

1 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

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

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 ...

24 Jan 2017 | 2:00 am

Lawmakers beaten at National Assembly - The Phnom Penh Post

Lawmakers beaten at National Assembly  The Phnom Penh Post

Opposition lawmakers Nhay Chamroeun and Kong Sakphea were viciously beaten and left seriously injured yesterday morning as a protest outside the National ...

27 Oct 2015 | 2:00 am