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24 Nov 2017 | 10:29 am

New Cambodian lawmakers to swear into parliament next week - Xinhua


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New Cambodian lawmakers to swear into parliament next week
Xinhua
PHNOM PENH, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) -- New Cambodian lawmakers, who received seats from the dissolved opposition party, would be sworn into the National Assembly on Nov. 27, a National Assembly's spokesman said on Friday. The Supreme Court dissolved ...
Cambodian opposition's parliament seats reallocated to smaller parties after banBusiness Insider

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24 Nov 2017 | 4:52 am

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


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 changing the composition of Cambodia's parliament and providing a shot in the arm for the ...

23 Nov 2017 | 5:31 pm

Palestinian lawmaker criticizes 'extremist' Israeli PM - Anadolu Agency


Anadolu Agency

Palestinian lawmaker criticizes 'extremist' Israeli PM
Anadolu Agency
Nhem Tavy, a member of the Permanent Committee of Cambodia's National Assembly, also spoke to Anadolu Agency as delegations discussed "Sustaining Peace and Development in Asia." Tavy said the assembly's attendance was quite "responsive" with ...

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23 Nov 2017 | 10:48 am

Cambodia's Hun Sen warns his party it could still lose election - Reuters


Reuters

Cambodia's Hun Sen warns his party it could still lose election
Reuters
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has warned his party it could still lose next year's election even after the banning of the opposition and demanded that it improve its image, according to a recording leaked online on Thursday.
After Crackdown, Where Does Cambodia Go From Here?Chatham House
Cambodia's opposition parliamentary seats reallocated to minor partiesXinhua
Massive ceremony at Angkor Wat will show 'Cambodia not in anarchy': PMThe Phnom Penh Post
Radio Free Asia -Nikkei Asian Review
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23 Nov 2017 | 7:08 am

Analysis: Observers warn that NEC is in danger of losing legitimacy - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Analysis: Observers warn that NEC is in danger of losing legitimacy
The Phnom Penh Post
With the government poised to divvy up the opposition CNRP's parliamentary seats following its dissolution last week – a move almost universally condemned by the international community – a ruling on the permissibility of Cambodia's largest ...

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22 Nov 2017 | 10:04 am

Assembly retrieving equipment from CNRP - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Assembly retrieving equipment from CNRP
The Phnom Penh Post
The National Assembly has started taking back any equipment, including cars and laptops, used by former opposition lawmakers in light of the party's dissolution last week, a parliamentary spokesman confirmed. The Cambodia National Rescue Party was ...

22 Nov 2017 | 10:04 am

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


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 to 10 parliamentary committees, a day after a Supreme Court ruling dissolved the only other ...

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19 Nov 2017 | 6:09 pm

Defiant Hun Sen tells US to cut all aid to Cambodia - Reuters


Reuters

Defiant Hun Sen tells US to cut all aid to Cambodia
Reuters
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen challenged the United States on Sunday to cut all aid after it announced it was ending funding for a general election next year in response to the dissolution of the main opposition party, media ...
One-party Cambodia's grim messageNikkei Asian Review
The White House's much-needed rebuke to a country smothering democracyWashington Post
Cambodian journalists held for 'espionage'Bangkok Post
Radio Free Asia
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19 Nov 2017 | 12:05 am

Cambodia bids farewell to democracy - Asia Times


Asia Times

Cambodia bids farewell to democracy
Asia Times
Successive changes to the Law on Political Parties, rubber-stamped by the National Assembly in sessions CNRP lawmakers boycotted, granted the government legal powers to dissolve the opposition party on flimsy charges. The amendments were then ...
US calls on Cambodia to 'undo' opposition party banRappler
Cambodia top court dissolves main opposition CNRP partyBBC News
Analysis: If the CNRP is dissolved, CPP's efforts to rid itself of a challenger will be realisedThe Phnom Penh Post
Washington Examiner -VOA Khmer -The Australian
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16 Nov 2017 | 4:27 am

Cambodian PM tells opposition to defect or face being banned from politics - Reuters


Reuters

Cambodian PM tells opposition to defect or face being banned from politics
Reuters
PNHOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Saturday called on lawmakers from the main opposition party to defect ahead of a court ruling on whether to dissolve it, saying they could be banned from politics for five years if they left it ...
Cambodian democracy on the ropesEast Asia Forum

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4 Nov 2017 | 6:01 am