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18 Feb 2018 | 4:07 pm

Girls Who Code, Boys Who Cook: Cambodia's Future Leaders - Forbes


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Girls Who Code, Boys Who Cook: Cambodia's Future Leaders
Forbes
On the day we arrived in Cambodia earlier this month, the front-page headlines in the Phnom Penh Post touted new amendments to the country's constitution, including restrictions on the right to assemble, restrictions on the right to vote or to stand ...

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18 Feb 2018 | 12:46 am

Cambodia: Legislating New Tools of Repression - Human Rights Watch


Human Rights Watch

Cambodia: Legislating New Tools of Repression
Human Rights Watch
(New York) – Cambodia's parliament enacted amendments to the constitution and penal code that will further consolidate the ruling party's power and stifle free speech, Human Rights Watch said today. Cambodia's donors should publicly state that these ...
National Assembly passes lèse majesté law, limits to freedom of associationThe Phnom Penh Post

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14 Feb 2018 | 2:37 pm

Government unit publishes 132-page treatise on threat of 'colour revolution' - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Government unit publishes 132-page treatise on threat of 'colour revolution'
The Phnom Penh Post
The treatise, in 132 pages, lays out the argument for why the Cambodia National Rescue Party allegedly had to be forcibly dissolved just months ahead of national elections, rehashing and expanding many of the claims made in Cambodian People's Party ...

13 Feb 2018 | 6:11 pm

Details of ruling party's five-year plan to minimise opposition revealed - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Details of ruling party's five-year plan to minimise opposition revealed
The Phnom Penh Post
Cambodia's ruling party will increase surveillance, shut out any opposition “force” and prevent the spread of information that “twists the truth”, according to their five-year political plan, obtained yesterday by The Post. The Cambodian People's Party ...

12 Feb 2018 | 5:58 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
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 elections ...

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10 Feb 2018 | 11:18 pm

International Pressure Continues as Cambodia Ramps up Crackdown on Democracy - Radio Free Asia


International Pressure Continues as Cambodia Ramps up Crackdown on Democracy
Radio Free Asia
Last week, Cambodia's Council of Ministers approved a set of amendments to the constitution that would require opposition parties to “place the country and nation's interests first” and forbid individuals from “undermining the country's interest.” The ...

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6 Feb 2018 | 5:33 pm

Rainsy officially launches Cambodia National Rescue Movement, lays out five-point plan - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Rainsy officially launches Cambodia National Rescue Movement, lays out five-point plan
The Phnom Penh Post
However, Rainsy did not say when the movement would arrive at a stage where it called for protests, nor did he respond to requests for comment yesterday. In his speech, Rainsy claimed some members of the CPP could feel the tide turning, and were ...
New opposition movement officially launched against Hun SenThai PBS English News
Cambodia's Former Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy Officially Launches Political MovementRadio Free Asia

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29 Jan 2018 | 6:20 pm

CPP inner circle expands, dwarfing China's and Vietnam's - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

CPP inner circle expands, dwarfing China's and Vietnam's
The Phnom Penh Post
The new members, which bring the committee's ranks to more than 800, were sworn in to conclude a three-day party congress, where the CPP deliberated over its plan for the next five years. Yesterday's inductees include high-profile government officials ...
Cambodia's ruling party adds 342 new members to central committeeXinhua
Cambodia PM berates media at correspondents' dinnerReuters
Cambodia: CPP's congress adopts five-year political platformhttp://en.vietnamplus.vn/ (press release)
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21 Jan 2018 | 5:39 pm

Cambodia's detained opposition leader rejects new opposition movement - Reuters


Reuters

Cambodia's detained opposition leader rejects new opposition movement
Reuters
“I continue to do what I have been doing under CNRP framework, in consultation with the imprisoned leader Kem Sokha, to advocate for free and fair elections in Cambodia,” Kem Monovithya said. Sam Rainsy, who has lived in France since 2015 to avoid a ...

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19 Jan 2018 | 11:52 pm