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Cambodia opposition says to win majority in local, national vote - Business Insider


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Cambodia opposition says to win majority in local, national vote
Business Insider
The hotly anticipated national election could extend the more than 30 year rule of Prime Minister Hun Sen and his ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) or make way for a new era of leadership by the CNRP in Cambodia - one of Asia's poorest countries.
No Investigation Into Prime Minister's Comments: NECThe Cambodia Daily
Sokha says military will be barred from political parties if CNRP wins in 2018The Phnom Penh Post

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28 May 2017 | 11:19 pm

Parties Battle For Lonely Ratanakkiri Commune - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Parties Battle For Lonely Ratanakkiri Commune
The Cambodia Daily
They warn voters that a CPP loss will literally plunge their villages into darkness. And in a twist that shocked many, the well-known provincial coordinator of rights group Adhoc, Chhay Thy—a longtime government critic himself—left the NGO in January ...
Parties push on with ralliesThe Phnom Penh Post

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28 May 2017 | 6:37 pm

Members Confirm CPP-Linked 'Cyber War Room' - The Cambodia Daily


Members Confirm CPP-Linked 'Cyber War Room'
The Cambodia Daily
Documents leaked to media reports this week suggest Prime Minister Hun Sen, his eldest son Hun Manet and son-in-law Sok Puthyvuth, and other prominent CPP-affiliated officials, were involved in an ongoing campaign to spread CPP rhetoric, monitor ...

25 May 2017 | 6:33 pm

Opposition, Ruling CPP Warn of Dire Election Consequences - The Cambodia Daily


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Opposition, Ruling CPP Warn of Dire Election Consequences
The Cambodia Daily
CPP's rally at Koh Pich island, in Phnom Penh, on Saturday morning. (Siv Channa/The Cambodia Daily). “Brothers, sisters and countrymen, please know that the election of leaders in the communes is very important,” Mr. Kem Sokha said via loudspeakers ...
Cambodia's Commune Elections: A Barometer for 2018The Diplomat
Foreign diplomats, int'l observers invited to observe Cambodia's local elections next monthXinhua
Political theatre of switching partiesThe Phnom Penh Post
Khmer Times -Radio Free Asia
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23 May 2017 | 10:53 pm

Breaking Tradition, Hun Sen Announces CPP Parade Plans - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Breaking Tradition, Hun Sen Announces CPP Parade Plans
The Cambodia Daily
... participate in the CPP's closing election parade on June 2, breaking from his longstanding tradition of avoiding direct election campaigning. “I was very happy when I saw the parade during the campaign for the Cambodian People's Party,” Mr. Hun Sen ...
Cambodia's premier enters campaign fray as opposition predicts victorySoutheast Asia Globe
Cambodia PM to attend last day campaign for local electionsXinhua
On the campaign trail, Sokha pushes localised budgetsThe Phnom Penh Post

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23 May 2017 | 10:53 pm

CPP Complains of CNRP Obstructing Its March - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

CPP Complains of CNRP Obstructing Its March
The Cambodia Daily
(Brendan O'Byrne/The Cambodia Daily). Video footage of the incident shows a CPP supporter asking an irate CNRP supporter to allow his group to pass, and the opposition activist seeming to accuse the CPP of murder, in an apparent reference to critics' ...

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21 May 2017 | 7:29 pm

Commune Vote Pits CPP Roots Against CNRP Momentum - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Commune Vote Pits CPP Roots Against CNRP Momentum
The Cambodia Daily
For many local leaders, their incumbency stretches back as far as 1979 and even into the Khmer Rouge era, according to a 2008 study by the Cambodia Development Resource Institute (CDRI), which found that voters on the village level across three ...
Cambodia's commune elections: A political tipping pointThe Phnom Penh Post

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18 May 2017 | 6:56 pm

CPP Spokesman Warns That Army Will Not Stay Neutral - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

CPP Spokesman Warns That Army Will Not Stay Neutral
The Cambodia Daily
A ruling party spokesman warned on Wednesday that the army would side with the government in any clashes over election results, backing up Defense Minister Tea Banh's threat on Sunday to “smash the teeth” of opposition protesters who contest the ...
Cambodia Opposition Chief Urges Nonviolence For Candidates Ahead of PollsRadio Free Asia
Keep believing, CNRP women toldKhmer Times
Cambodian deputy PM threatens to 'smash the teeth' of oppositionAsian Correspondent

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17 May 2017 | 6:42 pm

CPP Dusts Off Defector Tactics Ahead Of Election - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

CPP Dusts Off Defector Tactics Ahead Of Election
The Cambodia Daily
But Astrid Noren-Nilsson, an associate senior lecturer at Sweden's Lund University specializing in Cambodian politics, said her research highlighted the apparent futility of election handouts in persuading 2013 voters. She said the CPP would do well to ...
Out of government's reach, former opposition leader Rainsy plays 'bad cop'The Phnom Penh Post

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15 May 2017 | 7:06 pm

CPP Doles Out Cash to Members, Local Guards - The Cambodia Daily


CPP Doles Out Cash to Members, Local Guards
The Cambodia Daily
But political analyst Cham Bunthet said vote buying was an old hobby of all Cambodian political parties, including Funcinpec in the 1990s and the CNRP in 2013. Though there was nothing stopping the CPP from paying volunteer security guards, he said ...

14 May 2017 | 2:49 pm