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18 Feb 2018 | 4:02 pm

Election Body Defends Neutrality Ahead of Senate Election - VOA Khmer


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Election Body Defends Neutrality Ahead of Senate Election
VOA Khmer
The national election body has dismissed allegations of bias ahead of the upcoming Senate election later this month. The National Election Committee (NEC) said that the “proper authorities” were organizing the February 25 election “in accordance with ...

15 Feb 2018 | 12:31 pm

Senate campaign kicks off with only CPP staging big rally - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Senate campaign kicks off with only CPP staging big rally
The Phnom Penh Post
The Senate election campaign kicked off with little fanfare on Saturday, with only the ruling Cambodian People's Party holding a large public event. The campaign period will last 14 days, ending two days before the February 25 polls. The National ...
CPP kicks off senate election campaigningKhmer Times

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11 Feb 2018 | 7:24 pm

Cambodia's Ruling Party to Sweep Senate in Election Without Opposition - Voice of America


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Cambodia's Ruling Party to Sweep Senate in Election Without Opposition
Voice of America
On Feb. 25, seven commune councilors are going to vote in Cambodia's Senate election, a nationwide political contest few citizens know or care much about. The Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) won a majority of commune seats here in June's local ...

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10 Feb 2018 | 11:18 pm

Cambodia Prepares for Senate Election Amid Criticism Over Candidates' Validity - VOA Khmer


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Cambodia Prepares for Senate Election Amid Criticism Over Candidates' Validity
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The National Election Committee (NEC) this week called on private media outlets to sell broadcast hours to political parties ahead of the Senate election and said that large areas of central Phnom Penh will be closed during the vote and demonstrations ...

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9 Feb 2018 | 9:52 am

New US legislation would impose more sanctions on Cambodia, ban negotiations on debt relief - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

New US legislation would impose more sanctions on Cambodia, ban negotiations on debt relief
The Phnom Penh Post
New bipartisan legislation introduced on Friday in the US Senate seeks to impose an array of sanctions on Cambodia and postpone any discussion of forgiving the country's $506 million in war-era debt. The bill, drafted by Republican Senator Lindsay ...

9 Feb 2018 | 1:51 am

NEC to ban Senate election campaigns in parts of capital - The Phnom Penh Post


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NEC to ban Senate election campaigns in parts of capital
The Phnom Penh Post
It was unclear, however, who Sros hoped to reach, given that voting in the Senate elections is not open to the public. Only commune councillors and members of the National Assembly are eligible to elect senators. What's more, the forced dissolution of ...

8 Feb 2018 | 10:07 pm

Vietnam gives computers to Cambodian Senate - Khmer Times


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Vietnam gives computers to Cambodian Senate
Khmer Times
Newly appointed Vietnamese ambassador Vu Quang Minh on Tuesday gave computers and other office supplies to the Senate of Cambodia. After meeting with Senate President Say Chhum, the ambassador brought the gifts from the Vietnamese parliament to the ...
Vietnam National Assembly presents gift to Cambodian Senatehttp://en.vietnamplus.vn/ (press release)

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6 Feb 2018 | 12:00 am

Thousands of excess Senate ballots printed - The Phnom Penh Post


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Thousands of excess Senate ballots printed
The Phnom Penh Post
NEC spokesman Dim Sovannarom said the NEC had spent nearly $20,000 to print the ballots. He said there were 5,300 extra ballots in case of damage, and 1,250 sample ballots. Even with those 6,550 ballots excluded, there are still around 7,700 ballots ...
NEC prints senate election ballotsKhmer Times

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1 Feb 2018 | 7:45 pm

Bipartisan group of US Senators denounce Cambodian government - UPI.com


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Bipartisan group of US Senators denounce Cambodian government
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28 (UPI) -- A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators on Friday called on U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, to isolate the Cambodian government to ensure legitimate democratic elections. Leading the group was Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., the ...
Vietnam, Cambodia to fortify security cooperation | Vietnam+ ...http://en.vietnamplus.vn/ (press release)

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28 Jan 2018 | 10:34 pm

US Senators call on UN to pass resolution on Cambodia's political crackdown - The Phnom Penh Post


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US Senators call on UN to pass resolution on Cambodia's political crackdown
The Phnom Penh Post
“The crackdown has essentially ended the country's nascent democratic system and cemented the rule of Prime Minister Hun Sen's ruling Cambodian People's Party,” the letter states, going on to claim the CPP both “led the crackdown” and controls the ...
Hobson's choice dogs opposition in CambodiaBusiness in Vancouver

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28 Jan 2018 | 7:44 pm