Cambodia News: Senate of Cambodia

Cambodian community leader announces bid for 6th District council seat in 2020 • Long Beach Post - Long Beach Post

Cambodian community leader announces bid for 6th District council seat in 2020 • Long Beach Post  Long Beach Post

The first Cambodian woman candidate will seek a seat on the City Council—potentially against one of Long Beach's most famed sons, no less.

21 Feb 2019 | 7:16 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

China hits Australian coal imports with indefinite ban - Crikey

China hits Australian coal imports with indefinite ban  Crikey

China has imposed an indefinite ban on coal imports from Australia ahead of strict new quotas.

21 Feb 2019 | 2:17 pm

First Cambodian Candidate Suely Saro Announces Run For Long Beach City Council - Gazettes.com

First Cambodian Candidate Suely Saro Announces Run For Long Beach City Council  Gazettes.com

Long Beach Police Complaint Commission Chair Suely Saro announced on Wednesday, Feb. 20, that she will run to represent the City Council's Sixth District in ...

21 Feb 2019 | 9:48 am

Long Beach Cambodian community leader Suely Saro announces City Council campaign - Long Beach Press Telegram

Long Beach Cambodian community leader Suely Saro announces City Council campaign  Long Beach Press Telegram

Long Beach City Commissioner Suely Saro announced on Wednesday, Feb. 20, that she will run to represent the City Council's 6th District in the March 2020 ...

20 Feb 2019 | 1:30 pm

Cambodian-Americans Plan Lobbying Campaign to Support Sanctions - VOA Khmer

Cambodian-Americans Plan Lobbying Campaign to Support Sanctions  VOA Khmer

The EU has given Cambodia 12 months to implement reforms or face losing its access to a preferential trade scheme thought to be vital to the economy.

19 Feb 2019 | 11:41 am

Palay prices fall close to 40% due to rice import fears from lifting of quotas - Politiko

Palay prices fall close to 40% due to rice import fears from lifting of quotas  Politiko

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel "Manny" Piñol blamed speculation for the fall in the buying price of rice in anticipation of the "flooding" of the market with cheap ...

19 Feb 2019 | 7:29 am

Letters: Ernst shouldn't be applauded for backing Trump - Des Moines Register

Letters: Ernst shouldn't be applauded for backing Trump  Des Moines Register

The Iowa Poll showing Sen. Joni Ernst's high approval rating was a big story in the Register recently [Iowa Poll: Joni Ernst's approval rating hits new high as she ...

18 Feb 2019 | 10:15 am

CT senators oppose Yemeni war - Yale Daily News

CT senators oppose Yemeni war  Yale Daily News

A group of U.S. senators, including Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., is hoping to use a decades-old law to end U.S. involvement in the Saudi-led bombing campaign ...

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

French Senator to fight for Kingdom: Ministry spokesman - Khmer Times

French Senator to fight for Kingdom: Ministry spokesman  Khmer Times

French Senator François Grosdidier pledged to lobby European states to ease pressure on the government over perceived democratic setbacks and human ...

5 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Senate nods amendment critical of Trump's Syria, Afghanistan pullouts - Devdiscourse

Senate nods amendment critical of Trump's Syria, Afghanistan pullouts  Devdiscourse

The US Senate has approved by a large majority an amendment critical of President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw troops from Syria and Afghanistan, ...

5 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

US Lawmakers Confident Cambodia Sanctions Bill Will Pass - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

US Lawmakers Confident Cambodia Sanctions Bill Will Pass  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The bill aims to apply travel and economic sanctions on individuals who have “undermined democracy” in Cambodia and violated human rights. WASHINGTON ...

29 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Senate to Weigh Trump’s Proposal to End Shutdown, With Passage Unlikely - The Wall Street Journal

Senate to Weigh Trump’s Proposal to End Shutdown, With Passage Unlikely  The Wall Street Journal

The Senate this week is expected to vote on President Trump's border-security proposal that is unlikely to garner enough support, leaving no clear path forward ...

21 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Nominations Sent to the Senate - Whitehouse.gov

Nominations Sent to the Senate  Whitehouse.gov

John P. Abizaid, of Nevada, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Stephen Akard ...

16 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Senate Fails to Block Administration From Easing Russia Sanctions - The Wall Street Journal

Senate Fails to Block Administration From Easing Russia Sanctions  The Wall Street Journal

A Democrat-led effort to block the Trump administration from easing Russian sanctions failed in the Senate, clearing the way for the Trump administration to lift ...

16 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

US Senators Turn to Trade Sanctions to ‘Restore Cambodian Democracy’ - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

US Senators Turn to Trade Sanctions to ‘Restore Cambodian Democracy’  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The EU has also begun a process to remove trade preferences from Cambodia under the “Everything But Arms” scheme, which Cambodia saves almost $700 ...

16 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Senate Advances Measure to Block Rusal’s Dropping From Sanctions List - The Wall Street Journal

Senate Advances Measure to Block Rusal’s Dropping From Sanctions List  The Wall Street Journal

The vote will likely rattle global aluminum markets amid worries that Russian company United Co. Rusal, the world's second-largest producer, will remain off ...

15 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Who’s Who on the Senate Panel Questioning William Barr - Wall Street Journal

Who’s Who on the Senate Panel Questioning William Barr  Wall Street Journal

A look at some key members of the Senate Judiciary Committee who William Barr will face during his confirmation hearing for attorney general.

13 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

US senators call for GSP trade privilege cut - The Phnom Penh Post

US senators call for GSP trade privilege cut  The Phnom Penh Post

Two US senators on Wednesday introduced the Cambodian Trade Act of 2019 bill, requiring the administration to re-examine Cambodia's eligibility to access ...

11 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

US Follows EU in Reviewing Cambodia’s Preferential Trade Treatment in Light of Alleged Abuses - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

US Follows EU in Reviewing Cambodia’s Preferential Trade Treatment in Light of Alleged Abuses  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

U.S. Senators Ted Cruz and Chris Coons on Wednesday introduced a new trade bill that would require the Trump administration to review the preferential trade ...

11 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Trump's Cambodian ambassador appointment blocked ASEAN+ January 09, 2019 13:54 - The Nation

Trump's Cambodian ambassador appointment blocked ASEAN+ January 09, 2019 13:54  The Nation

The US Senate returned the nomination of Patrick Murphy as Ambassador to Cambodia back to US President Donald Trump on Thursday, as the American ...

9 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Pat Roberts to Retire, Opening Race for Kansas Senate Seat - The Wall Street Journal

Pat Roberts to Retire, Opening Race for Kansas Senate Seat  The Wall Street Journal

Sen. Pat Roberts, a Kansas Republican whose elected career has spanned nearly four decades across both chambers of Congress, will step down at the end of ...

4 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

U.S. Senate confirms Kelvin Droegemeier to lead White House science office - Science Magazine

U.S. Senate confirms Kelvin Droegemeier to lead White House science office  Science Magazine

The U.S. Senate confirmed Kelvin Droegemeier as director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) last night. But this morning, the ...

3 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Another Religious Test in the Senate - The Wall Street Journal

Another Religious Test in the Senate  The Wall Street Journal

Two Democrats suggest a judicial nominee must quit a Catholic organization.

3 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Big shakeup coming to Senate Armed Services - DefenseNews.com

Big shakeup coming to Senate Armed Services  DefenseNews.com

Changing eight seats on the Senate Armed Services Committee — long seen as a powerful pulpit on national security issues — is an unusual level of upheaval.

3 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Partial Government Shutdown Likely to Stretch Into January - The Wall Street Journal

Partial Government Shutdown Likely to Stretch Into January  The Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON—Lawmakers and the White House made no progress Thursday toward a deal to end the partial federal government shutdown, likely leaving the ...

27 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Draft law on monitoring transactions passed - The Phnom Penh Post

Draft law on monitoring transactions passed  The Phnom Penh Post

The Senate on Tuesday approved a proposed new law to track the flow of money locally and from abroad and across all areas to combat tax avoidance, with ...

27 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Senate unanimously passes the amendment to Article 45 - The Phnom Penh Post

Senate unanimously passes the amendment to Article 45  The Phnom Penh Post

The amendment to Article 45 of the Law on Political Parties was approved by the Senate on Tuesday. It will be reviewed by the Constitutional Council (CC) on ...

26 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Senate approves party law change - Khmer Times

Senate approves party law change  Khmer Times

Senators approve an amendment to the Law on Political Parties, bringing banned members one step closer to the political arena.

26 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Rainsy thanks int'l pressure as Senate readies for law change - The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy thanks int'l pressure as Senate readies for law change  The Phnom Penh Post

The Senate is due to gather on Tuesday to discuss the proposed change to Article 45 of the Law on Political Parties before its likely adoption at the meeting, ...

25 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Shutdown hits as Hill leaders and White House negotiate - FCW.com

Shutdown hits as Hill leaders and White House negotiate  FCW.com

A significant portion of the government shut down at midnight last night, as the House and Senate adjourned without reaching agreement on a new spending bill ...

22 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Shutdown showdown shifts back to the Senate - FCW.com

Shutdown showdown shifts back to the Senate  FCW.com

A partial government shutdown seems likely after the House of Representatives passed a stopgap funding bill that includes $5.7 billion to build a wall on the ...

20 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Senate Approves Stopgap Spending Bill to Avert Shutdown - The Wall Street Journal

Senate Approves Stopgap Spending Bill to Avert Shutdown  The Wall Street Journal

By a voice vote, the Senate on Wednesday approved a short-term spending bill that would push the fight over border wall funding into the hands of a divided ...

19 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

House and Senate agree on CR through Feb. 8 - FCW.com

House and Senate agree on CR through Feb. 8  FCW.com

House and Senate leaders from both parties have agreed to punt government funding into next year, with a continuing resolution covering about 25 percent of ...

19 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Sanctions Bill ‘to Die in Senate’ - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Cambodia Sanctions Bill ‘to Die in Senate’  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The Cambodia Democracy Act 2018 has stalled at the Senate's foreign relations committee since July. Staff at the committee said there are no plans to review ...

19 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Senate Passes Landmark Criminal-Justice Overhaul Bill in Bipartisan Vote - The Wall Street Journal

Senate Passes Landmark Criminal-Justice Overhaul Bill in Bipartisan Vote  The Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON—The Senate on Tuesday passed a landmark bill that would change sentencing guidelines for federal prisoners—and would allow early release ...

18 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Republican Martha McSally Named to Arizona Senate Seat - The Wall Street Journal

Republican Martha McSally Named to Arizona Senate Seat  The Wall Street Journal

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said Tuesday he would appoint Republican Rep. Martha McSally to serve out the next two years of the late GOP Sen. John McCain's ...

18 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Bucking Trump, US Senate OKs historic Yemen measure - DefenseNews.com

Bucking Trump, US Senate OKs historic Yemen measure  DefenseNews.com

WASHINGTON — The Senate on Thursday voted to end U.S. military aid to the Saudi-led war in Yemen, a historic and symbolic rebuke to the White House and ...

13 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Senate faces off with Trump over Khashoggi this week - DefenseNews.com

Senate faces off with Trump over Khashoggi this week  DefenseNews.com

This week promises a flurry of Senate activity that could curtail U.S. arms sales to Riyadh, add new sanctions or rebuke of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin ...

10 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Senate to Vote on Withdrawing U.S. Support to Saudis in Yemen War - The Wall Street Journal

Senate to Vote on Withdrawing U.S. Support to Saudis in Yemen War  The Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Senate this week is set to vote on a resolution to withdraw U.S. support for the Saudi-led coalition at war in Yemen, an effort to punish ...

9 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Senate Republicans Wary of Shutdown Trump Has Threatened - The Wall Street Journal

Senate Republicans Wary of Shutdown Trump Has Threatened  The Wall Street Journal

Senate Republicans spoke warily of the prospect of a partial government shutdown this month, highlighting the divisions between President Trump and some in ...

7 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Congress takes critical step toward reasserting its war-powers control - The Washington Post

Congress takes critical step toward reasserting its war-powers control  The Washington Post

Senate resolution to end U.S. support for Saudi-led conflict in Yemen shows that the politics of war are finally evolving.

4 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

The Senate and the Saudis - The Wall Street Journal

The Senate and the Saudis  The Wall Street Journal

Lee-Sanders goes too far but Trump is losing control of his policy.

3 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Why is the Senate challenging Trump on Yemen? Here’s what you need to know. - The Washington Post

Why is the Senate challenging Trump on Yemen? Here’s what you need to know.  The Washington Post

Something startling happened in the Senate this week. Taking on both President Trump and the government of Saudi Arabia, the chamber voted 63 to 37 to ...

30 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Senate Vote Is Rebuke to White House Over Trump’s Handling of Khashoggi Killing - The Wall Street Journal

Senate Vote Is Rebuke to White House Over Trump’s Handling of Khashoggi Killing  The Wall Street Journal

The Senate voted to begin considering a resolution to withdraw U.S. support for Saudi forces in Yemen, defying top administration officials who just hours earlier ...

28 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Republican Hyde-Smith Beats Democrat Espy in Mississippi Senate Runoff - The Wall Street Journal

Republican Hyde-Smith Beats Democrat Espy in Mississippi Senate Runoff  The Wall Street Journal

Boosted by President Trump, Mississippi Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith defeated Democrat Mike Espy in a Senate runoff election that reopened old ...

27 Nov 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

Corker demands CIA chief join Senate brief on Saudi controversy - DefenseNews.com

Corker demands CIA chief join Senate brief on Saudi controversy  DefenseNews.com

WASHINGTON — Republican Sen. Bob Corker has renewed demands for CIA Director Gina Haspel to brief senators this week about the murder of dissident ...

27 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Divide States to Democratize the Senate - The Wall Street Journal

Divide States to Democratize the Senate  The Wall Street Journal

A constitutionally sound fix to a vexing political problem.

19 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Republican Rick Scott Wins Senate Race in Florida - The Wall Street Journal

Republican Rick Scott Wins Senate Race in Florida  The Wall Street Journal

Republicans shored up their U.S. Senate majority when Florida Gov. Rick Scott narrowly prevailed over Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson, who conceded defeat after ...

18 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Florida’s Tight Senate Race Heads to Manual Recount - The Wall Street Journal

Florida’s Tight Senate Race Heads to Manual Recount  The Wall Street Journal

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Florida's protracted Senate election proceeded to a manual recount on Thursday, the next phase in an increasingly bitter and litigious ...

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Blocks Vote on Bill That Would Protect Mueller - The Wall Street Journal

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Blocks Vote on Bill That Would Protect Mueller  The Wall Street Journal

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked a bill designed to protect special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired, but the effort's bipartisan sponsors ...

14 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema Wins Arizona Senate Race - The Wall Street Journal

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema Wins Arizona Senate Race  The Wall Street Journal

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema won Arizona's U.S. Senate contest, becoming the state's first Democrat in 30 years to win election to the chamber. The Associated Press on ...

12 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Senate, House Seats Remain Unclaimed as Vote Counting Continues - The Wall Street Journal

Senate, House Seats Remain Unclaimed as Vote Counting Continues  The Wall Street Journal

Democrat Lucy McBath unseated Republican incumbent Karen Handel in Georgia's sixth congressional district, adding to the Democrats' new majority in the ...

9 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Trump Gains Robust Support in Realigned Republican Senate - The Wall Street Journal

Trump Gains Robust Support in Realigned Republican Senate  The Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON—Republicans' success in retaining control of the Senate ensures a robust line of support for President Trump over the final two years of his first ...

7 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Democrats Take Control of New York State Senate for First Time Since 2010 - The Wall Street Journal

Democrats Take Control of New York State Senate for First Time Since 2010  The Wall Street Journal

Democrats won a majority in the New York state Senate as elevated turnout felled incumbent Republicans on Long Island and the Hudson Valley.

7 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Republicans Poised to Build on Senate Majority - The Wall Street Journal

Republicans Poised to Build on Senate Majority  The Wall Street Journal

Republicans appeared likely to expand their Senate majority in Tuesday's elections, as they lost control of the House and lost governorships across the ...

7 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Australia’s Cambodia Refugee Deal is Dead - ວີໂອເອ-ລາວ (VOA)

Australia’s Cambodia Refugee Deal is Dead  ວີໂອເອ-ລາວ (VOA)

Australia's controversial refugee resettlement deal with Cambodia has expired and is “no longer an option” for the immediate future, the country's Senate has ...

1 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Senate proposes new prisons to offset rise in inmates - Khmer Times

Senate proposes new prisons to offset rise in inmates  Khmer Times

Senators have asked the Interior Ministry to build more prisons in order to reduce overcrowding in jails across the Kingdom. Senate spokesman Mam Bun ...

25 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

China's top legislator meets Cambodian Senate president - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

China's top legislator meets Cambodian Senate president - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

BEIJING, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- China's top legislator Li Zhanshu on Wednesday met with Samdech Say Chhum, president of Cambodia's senate, vowing to further ...

24 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Senate elects new First Vice President - http://en.vietnamplus.vn/

Cambodian Senate elects new First Vice President  http://en.vietnamplus.vn/

Phnom Penh (VNA) – Senator Sim Ka, a member of the Cambodian People's Party (CPP) Central Committee, has been elected as First Vice President of the ...

12 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Senate Votes to Confirm Kavanaugh to Supreme Court - Wall Street Journal

Senate Votes to Confirm Kavanaugh to Supreme Court  Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON—The Senate confirmed Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court on Saturday, cementing a conservative majority on the nation's top court after a ...

6 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

First Vice President of Cambodian Senate passes away - http://en.vietnamplus.vn/

First Vice President of Cambodian Senate passes away  http://en.vietnamplus.vn/

Pnom Penh (VNA) - First Vice President of the Cambodian Senate Nay Pena passed away at 13:00 on September 29 at the age of 74, according to a statement ...

29 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

‘Shipwreck’: GOP grows fearful about losing Senate as candidates struggle, Trump support tumbles - The Washington Post

‘Shipwreck’: GOP grows fearful about losing Senate as candidates struggle, Trump support tumbles  The Washington Post

Republicans have grown increasingly worried about losing control of the Senate, as President Trump's approval rating tumbles and Democrats gain steam in ...

11 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s One-Party Parliament Slammed as ‘Bogus’ Amid Opening Session - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia’s One-Party Parliament Slammed as ‘Bogus’ Amid Opening Session  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia held the opening session of its National Assembly on Wednesday, drawing scorn from political observers and members of the public who dismissed ...

5 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

New state senate bill would require K-12 to study Vietnamese, Cambodian, and Hmong experiences - KFSN-TV

New state senate bill would require K-12 to study Vietnamese, Cambodian, and Hmong experiences  KFSN-TV

A state Senate bill is aiming to teach school children about the Vietnamese refugee experience, the Cambodian genocide, and Hmong cultural studies.

23 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Senator questions Leach trip to Cambodia - The Spokesman-Review

Senator questions Leach trip to Cambodia  The Spokesman-Review

Senate Higher Education Committee Chairman Kevin Ranker has questions for WSU about Coach Mike Leach's trip to Cambodia.

14 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen's party rebuffs election boycott calls with high turnout - Nikkei Asian Review

Hun Sen's party rebuffs election boycott calls with high turnout  Nikkei Asian Review

PHNOM PENH -- Cambodia's ruling party won big in Sunday's general election, which despite calls for a boycott from officials of a forcibly dissolved o.

30 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Why Are Washington State Legislators Covering for Cambodia's Sham Elections? - The Diplomat

Why Are Washington State Legislators Covering for Cambodia's Sham Elections?  The Diplomat

Why are state legislators from Washington state in the United States cozying up to the Cambodian regime?

27 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

China Accused of Hacking Cambodian Government Institutions - ວີໂອເອ-ລາວ (VOA)

China Accused of Hacking Cambodian Government Institutions  ວີໂອເອ-ລາວ (VOA)

Cyberattackers have been caught hacking key Cambodian government institutions in what is strongly believed to be a coordinated Chinese government attack ...

10 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

US Sanctions Cambodian General Over Human Rights Abuses - Voice of America

US Sanctions Cambodian General Over Human Rights Abuses  Voice of America

The United States has imposed sanctions on the commander of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen's personal bodyguard unit over human rights abuses.

14 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Senate passes mineral resources law - Khmer Times

Senate passes mineral resources law  Khmer Times

The Senate passes an amendment on a law regulating mineral resources management and exploitation to punish offenders.

12 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Senate approves law ​on citizenship - The Phnom Penh Post

Senate approves law ​on citizenship  The Phnom Penh Post

The Senate on Monday approved a controversial set of laws on citizenship, claiming the draft would improve the process by which foreigners applied for ...

12 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Senate approves forestry law - Khmer Times

Senate approves forestry law  Khmer Times

The Senate approves a draft law to adopt the Asian Forest Cooperation Organisation's policies to prevent forest crimes.

12 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

US Senator holds talks on 'strengthening cooperation' - The Phnom Penh Post

US Senator holds talks on 'strengthening cooperation'  The Phnom Penh Post

Washington State Senator Doug Ericksen and delegates held talks in Phnom Penh with Minister of Foreign Affairs Prak Sokhon on Wednesday aimed at ...

10 May 2018 | 2:00 am

US senator to monitor national election process - Khmer Times

US senator to monitor national election process  Khmer Times

US Senator Doug Ericksen says that he wanted to observe the upcoming national election while meeting with Foreign Affairs Minister Prak Sokhonn.

10 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Leach joins lawmakers on trip to Cambodia - The Spokesman-Review

Leach joins lawmakers on trip to Cambodia  The Spokesman-Review

Three legislators, Mike Leach met with Cambodian prime minister.

9 May 2018 | 2:00 am

WSU coach Mike Leach joins lawmakers on trip to Cambodia - Seattle Times

WSU coach Mike Leach joins lawmakers on trip to Cambodia  Seattle Times

Mike Leach and three Washington lawmakers are in the Cambodian capital this week, where they met with the prime minister and other government officials.

9 May 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP takes all Senate committee chairs - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP takes all Senate committee chairs  The Phnom Penh Post

Following its formal opening last week, the Senate on Monday picked chairpersons for its internal committees, with all of these positions going to Cambodian ...

1 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Top Senate leaders re-elected in first session - Khmer Times

Top Senate leaders re-elected in first session  Khmer Times

The Senate yesterday in its first session since its election in February voted to re-elect its top leaders for the new mandate. After King Norodom Sihamoni left the ...

24 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia king urges Senate dominated by ruling party to protect rights - Reuters

Cambodia king urges Senate dominated by ruling party to protect rights  Reuters

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia's King Norodom Sihamoni on Monday urged senators to protect justice and human rights as the upper house of the ...

23 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's ruling party vice president re-elected top senator in 4th mandate - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodia's ruling party vice president re-elected top senator in 4th mandate - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

Ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) Vice President Samdech Say Chhum was re-elected the president of the Senate in the fourth mandate on Monday.

23 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian king to preside over 1st Senate session next week - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodian king to preside over 1st Senate session next week - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni will preside over the first Senate session in the fourth mandate on April 23, said a statement released by the Senate's ...

19 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Senate approves law regulating import of medicine - Khmer Times

Senate approves law regulating import of medicine  Khmer Times

The Senate has unanimously approved a law that regulates the import and export of pharmaceutical products, with all 47 senators voting in support yesterday.

19 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Two new Funcinpec members confirmed to Senate - The Phnom Penh Post

Two new Funcinpec members confirmed to Senate  The Phnom Penh Post

The National Assembly elected two members of Funcinpec to the Senate on Monday, completing the 62-member legislative body dominated by the ruling ...

9 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

Cambodia Invites International Observers to Monitor Election - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Cambodia Invites International Observers to Monitor Election  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Cambodia's national election body has invited international observers to monitor the July general election, widely expected to be a landslide victory for the ruling ...

6 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

NA's permanent committee to approve two senators - Khmer Times

NA's permanent committee to approve two senators  Khmer Times

The National Assembly is slated to approve the appointment of two senators from the royalist Funcinpec party on Monday to fill in the new 62-seat Senate that ...

4 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian PM Hun Sen's party sweeps all seats in Senate election: Official results - The Straits Times

Cambodian PM Hun Sen's party sweeps all seats in Senate election: Official results  The Straits Times

PHNOM PENH (XINHUA) - The ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) of Prime Minister Hun Sen won all the Senate seats at stake in an election on Feb 25, ...

3 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s Ruling Party Just Held Senate Elections. It Won Every Seat - TIME

Cambodia’s Ruling Party Just Held Senate Elections. It Won Every Seat  TIME

Hun Sen's ruling Cambodian People's Party swept Senate elections, winning every seat in the latest signal of Cambodia's faltering democracy.

26 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia votes in Senate election, PM's party expected to win - Channel NewsAsia

Cambodia votes in Senate election, PM's party expected to win  Channel NewsAsia

Voting got under way in Cambodia on Sunday in a Senate election that the ruling party of Prime Minister Hun Sen was expected to sweep following a ...

25 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's ruling party set to sweep Senate election - Reuters

Cambodia's ruling party set to sweep Senate election  Reuters

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - The ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) of Hun Sen is poised to sweep a Senate election at the weekend, helping to consolidate ...

22 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Senate elections: a test of consistency and firmness - The Phnom Penh Post

Senate elections: a test of consistency and firmness  The Phnom Penh Post

Editor, Cambodia's Senate election is to be held on February 25. According to the Constitution, out of the 61 senators, two are to be nominated by the King, two ...

22 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

U.S. Senators Propose Cambodia Sanctions Bill - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

U.S. Senators Propose Cambodia Sanctions Bill  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

The bill could see senior officials' assets frozen if the leader of Cambodia's main opposition group, Kem Sokha, remains in prison and free and fair elections are ...

16 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Senate campaign kicks off with only CPP staging big rally - 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.

12 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

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

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.

11 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

Vietnam gives computers to Cambodian Senate - Khmer Times

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 ...

6 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

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

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

A group of US Senators has sent a letter to Nikki Haley, the country's ambassador to the United Nations, urging her to work with other members of the UN Human ...

29 Jan 2018 | 2:00 am

Why Cambodia's Future Could Be Shaped By Its Senate - The Diplomat

Why Cambodia's Future Could Be Shaped By Its Senate  The Diplomat

The role of the legislative body has been overlooked but could be potentially important in determining the country's politics.

30 Jun 2017 | 2:00 am