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Parties to talk, but no date set - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Parties to talk, but no date set
Khmer Times
Parties to talk, but no date set. The ruling and opposition parties have each submitted two agendas for the upcoming meeting between majority and minority leaders, but have yet to set a date, according to the spokesman of the National Assembly (NA ...

15 Jan 2017 | 10:58 am

Protesters Call for Release of Detained Rights Workers, Election Official - VOA Khmer (English)


VOA Khmer (English)

Protesters Call for Release of Detained Rights Workers, Election Official
VOA Khmer (English)
The demonstrators, largely drawn from the Boeung Kak lake area of the capital, handed in petitions to the National Assembly and Interior Ministry on Tuesday. The leaders of the ruling Cambodian People's Party and opposition Cambodia National Rescue ...

12 Jan 2017 | 10:27 am

Cambodia's Political Prisoners Urge The Opposition to Stay Strong - Radio Free Asia


Cambodia's Political Prisoners Urge The Opposition to Stay Strong
Radio Free Asia
More than a dozen political prisoners held in Cambodia's notorious Prey Sar prison urged the opposition party to put the national interest before their personal freedom, a Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) lawmaker told reporters on Wednesday. “I ...

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11 Jan 2017 | 2:28 pm

Push to allow monks to vote - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Push to allow monks to vote
Khmer Times
After answering questions at the National Assembly's seventh commission, minister Him Chhem said they will be working on the various issues raised, including the development of the National Buddhist Institution, the expansion of the Buddhist University ...

10 Jan 2017 | 11:08 am

Minister Claims Land Disputes Over: 'We Have Solved Them All' - The Cambodia Daily


Minister Claims Land Disputes Over: 'We Have Solved Them All'
The Cambodia Daily
Environment Minister Say Sam Al takes questions from lawmakers during a meeting at the National Assembly in Phnom Penh on Wednesday. (Siv Channa/The Cambodia Daily). “After we created the committee to resolve land disputes, we have solved them ...

4 Jan 2017 | 5:58 pm

Health Minister Grilled Over Alleged Graft in Sector - VOA Khmer (English)


VOA Khmer (English)

Health Minister Grilled Over Alleged Graft in Sector
VOA Khmer (English)
Eng Chhay Eang, a Cambodia National Rescue Party lawmaker who heads parliament's human rights commission, called Health Minister Mam Bun Heng to appear before the commission on Thursday to answer questions about alleged irregularities in the ...

30 Dec 2016 | 11:07 am

Cambodia: Opposition Leader Sentenced to Five Years in Jail Over Fake Social Media Post - The Wire


Anadolu Agency

Cambodia: Opposition Leader Sentenced to Five Years in Jail Over Fake Social Media Post
The Wire
Hun Sen has been Cambodia's leader for three decades but his grip on power was shaken in a 2013 general election when the CNRP won 55 seats in the National Assembly, leaving the Cambodian People's Party with 68 seats in the 123-seat assembly.
Opposition Leader Sentenced to 5 Years Over Facebook PostVOA Khmer (English)
Cambodian opposition leader convicted for Facebook postAnadolu Agency
A 'Fake' Accident and a False Treaty Pass for Justice in CambodiaRadio Free Asia

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27 Dec 2016 | 4:37 am

No licence, no problem - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

No licence, no problem
The Phnom Penh Post
Controversial amendments to the 2016 Traffic Law passed the National Assembly with strong support yesterday, a development that one traffic expert warned may have sacrificed public safety to score political points. ... However, Ear Chariya, founder of ...
Assembly Passes Traffic Law AmendmentsKhmer Times
No License Needed for Small-Engine Motorbikes—OfficiallyThe Cambodia Daily

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26 Dec 2016 | 12:59 pm

Cambodian National Assembly President Blocks Testimony on Kem Ley Murder - Radio Free Asia


Khmer Times

Cambodian National Assembly President Blocks Testimony on Kem Ley Murder
Radio Free Asia
The president of Cambodia's National Assembly blocked the opposition party's attempt to interrogate members of Prime Minister Hun Sen's cabinet over the investigation into the murder of popular analyst Kem Ley. Heng Samrin, who heads the National ...
Minister Won't Face Questions on Kem LeyThe Cambodia Daily
Ley Queries to Government UnansweredKhmer Times

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22 Dec 2016 | 2:44 pm

Interior Minister to Address Kem Ley Investigation Before the National Assembly - Radio Free Asia


The Cambodia Daily

Interior Minister to Address Kem Ley Investigation Before the National Assembly
Radio Free Asia
Cambodia's minister of the interior may shed some light on the government's investigation into the July murder of popular political analyst Kem Ley when the cabinet member appears before the National Assembly in January, RFA's Khmer Service has learned ...
Sar Kheng Targeted for Questioning On Kem LeyThe Cambodia Daily

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21 Dec 2016 | 2:17 pm