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National Assembly Approves Law Allowing Opposition Officials to Re-enter Politics - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

National Assembly Approves Law Allowing Opposition Officials to Re-enter Politics  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

In a statement posted to the parliament's website, it said the move was intended to “promote the spirit of national reconciliation as well as strengthening liberal ...

14 Dec 2018 | 9:54 am

Trick or real? CNRP split over Cambodia move to ease politics ban - Al Jazeera English

Trick or real? CNRP split over Cambodia move to ease politics ban  Al Jazeera English

Self-exiled cofounder calls government decision a political maneuver but others see it as sign of genuine improvement.

13 Dec 2018 | 6:25 pm

Cambodia allows banned politicians to seek lifting of curbs - Nikkei Asian Review

Cambodia allows banned politicians to seek lifting of curbs  Nikkei Asian Review

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) -- Cambodia's parliament on Thursday amended the law to let banned politicians petition the government for a return to polit.

13 Dec 2018 | 5:08 am

NA adopts an amendment on Political Party Law - Khmer Times

NA adopts an amendment on Political Party Law  Khmer Times

The National Assembly today approved an amendment on Political Party law which could see hundreds of former opposition members banned from political ...

12 Dec 2018 | 11:29 pm

Cambodia gives banned politicians a chance - Herald Sun

Cambodia gives banned politicians a chance  Herald Sun

Cambodias parliament has amended the law to let banned politicians petition the government for a return to politics, which could see restraints lifted for more ...

12 Dec 2018 | 10:47 pm

Hun Sen rejects 'rift' rumours spread by 'stupid gangsters' - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen rejects 'rift' rumours spread by 'stupid gangsters'  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday denied a “rift” among top leaders of the Cambodian People's Party (CPP), and rejected claims that Senate president Say ...

12 Dec 2018 | 10:42 pm

Cambodia to amend law to allow banned politicians to re-enter politics: PM - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodia to amend law to allow banned politicians to re-enter politics: PM - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

PHNOM PENH, Dec. 12 (Xinhua) -- Cambodia's National Assembly will hold its plenary session on Thursday (Dec. 13) to amend a law to clear the way for ...

12 Dec 2018 | 6:43 am

King orders promotion of Tea Seiha as Siem Reap Governor - The Phnom Penh Post

King orders promotion of Tea Seiha as Siem Reap Governor  The Phnom Penh Post

The deputy governor of Siem Reap province, Tea Seiha, has been made the governor, replacing Khim Bunsong who was transferred to the Ministry of Defence ...

11 Dec 2018 | 9:35 pm

Sam Rainsy: We aren't interested in recovering our political rights - The Phnom Penh Post

Sam Rainsy: We aren't interested in recovering our political rights  The Phnom Penh Post

The National Assembly, which will host its plenary session on Thursday, will debate the proposed amendment to Article 45 of the Law on Political Parties, ...

11 Dec 2018 | 8:14 pm

Thailand to Deport Cambodian Union Leader Who Helped Produce Sex Trafficking Documentary - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Thailand to Deport Cambodian Union Leader Who Helped Produce Sex Trafficking Documentary  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Rath Rott Mony, the president of the Cambodian Construction Workers Trade Union Federation (CCTUF), in Chiang Mai, Thailand, in an undated photo.

11 Dec 2018 | 4:22 pm

CPP slams 'double standards' - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP slams 'double standards'  The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodian People's Party (CPP) spokesman Sok Eysan accused human rights groups on Sunday of practising “double standards” for failing to criticise the ...

9 Dec 2018 | 8:26 pm

NA Chairwoman welcomes Cambodian PM in Hanoi - Nhan Dan Online

NA Chairwoman welcomes Cambodian PM in Hanoi  Nhan Dan Online

NDO/VNA – Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen had a meeting ...

8 Dec 2018 | 4:50 am

PM Nguyễn Xuân Phúc holds talks with Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen - Viet Nam News

PM Nguyễn Xuân Phúc holds talks with Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen  Viet Nam News

Việt Nam has always prioritised boosting economic co-operation with Cambodia for the benefit of their people and businesses, and to support the development ...

7 Dec 2018 | 8:00 am

Hun Sen pressured to reverse ban on opposition politicians - Nikkei Asian Review

Hun Sen pressured to reverse ban on opposition politicians  Nikkei Asian Review

PHNOM PENH -- Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen is considering reversing a ban on more than 100 opposition politicians to avert European Union sanction.

6 Dec 2018 | 11:24 pm

Cambodian Court's Appeals Review a 'Ploy' to Weaken Political Opposition - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodian Court's Appeals Review a 'Ploy' to Weaken Political Opposition  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia's Supreme Court began on Wednesday to hear an appeal against the 2017 conviction in a defamation case brought against CNRP leader Sam ...

6 Dec 2018 | 4:54 pm

Under Western pressure, Hun Sen hints at a lighter touch - Asia Times

Under Western pressure, Hun Sen hints at a lighter touch  Asia Times

When Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen spoke at the United Nations General Assembly in September, just months after his ruling party won an election ...

6 Dec 2018 | 3:07 am

Law change 'welcomed' by Kem Sokha as it goes for review - The Phnom Penh Post

Law change 'welcomed' by Kem Sokha as it goes for review  The Phnom Penh Post

The Permanent Committee of the National Assembly met on Wednesday to discuss the proposed amendment to Article 45 of the Law on Political Parties ...

5 Dec 2018 | 9:48 pm

Behold the rise of Cambodia's political princelings - Asia Times

Behold the rise of Cambodia's political princelings  Asia Times

The Union of Youth Federations of Cambodia (UYFC), an organization with tight ties to the country's long-ruling party, had plenty to be pleased about after its ...

4 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia marks 40th founding anniversary of solidarity front - http://en.vietnamplus.vn/

Cambodia marks 40th founding anniversary of solidarity front  http://en.vietnamplus.vn/

Phnom Penh (VNA) - A ceremony marking the 40th founding anniversary of the Kampuchean United Front for National Salvation (KUFNS) (December 2), now ...

2 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Will Cambodia's Bun Rany be the next 'first lady' to fall from grace? - Asia Times

Will Cambodia's Bun Rany be the next 'first lady' to fall from grace?  Asia Times

The recent ignoble falls from grace of two of Asia's former “first ladies” – the Philippines' Imelda Marcos and Malaysia's Rosmah Mansor – raise some relevant ...

29 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

PM 'purposely let CNRP leaders flee' - The Phnom Penh Post

PM 'purposely let CNRP leaders flee'  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Wednesday that he purposely let the leaders behind mass protests following the 2013 national elections flee Cambodia, after ...

29 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Sokha 'denounces' CNRP's US conference - The Phnom Penh Post

Kem Sokha 'denounces' CNRP's US conference  The Phnom Penh Post

Former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) president Kem Sokha has “denounced” a “so-called party conference” to be held in the US over the weekend, ...

28 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

A repressive anniversary marked in Cambodia - Asia Times

A repressive anniversary marked in Cambodia  Asia Times

Residents of Phsar Daeum Thkov, a subdistrict in inner-city Phnom Penh, talk politics in hushed tones. Some express financial concerns over the European ...

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

CNRP tells supporters to 'wipe tears and struggle' - The Phnom Penh Post

CNRP tells supporters to 'wipe tears and struggle'  The Phnom Penh Post

At a public forum on Sunday in South Korea, former senior Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) leaders called on their supporters to “wipe your tears, ...

26 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Illegal reclamation carries on - The Phnom Penh Post

Illegal reclamation carries on  The Phnom Penh Post

Despite numerous cases of illegal landfilling coming to light and an order from Prime Minister Hun Sen to put a stop to it, authorities are seemingly powerless to ...

26 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Mu Sochua calls for 'reconciliation' to solve 'crisis' - The Phnom Penh Post

Mu Sochua calls for 'reconciliation' to solve 'crisis'  The Phnom Penh Post

Former deputy leader of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Mu Sochua on Monday called for “reconciliation” between Cambodian politicians to solve ...

20 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Outgoing US Ambassador to Cambodia Calls For Release of Opposition Chief, Political Reconciliation - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Outgoing US Ambassador to Cambodia Calls For Release of Opposition Chief, Political Reconciliation  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Outgoing US ambassador William Heidt (L) receives a gift from Prime Minister Hun Sen (R) during a farewell meeting at the Prime Minister's office in Phnom ...

20 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Australian politicians condemn Cambodia's 'criminal and thuggish regime' - Asia Times

Australian politicians condemn Cambodia's 'criminal and thuggish regime'  Asia Times

While the US government was swift in its actions against Cambodia's regime after this year's flawed elections, the Australian government is yet to follow the US ...

20 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

There is still hope for Cambodia's democracy - Al Jazeera English

There is still hope for Cambodia's democracy  Al Jazeera English

The international community has to pressure Cambodia to hold free and fair elections.

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Genocidal justice finally served in Cambodia - Asia Times

Genocidal justice finally served in Cambodia  Asia Times

Two senior former Khmer Rouge officials were found guilty of genocide and other crimes against humanity on Friday after a closely watched four-year trial.

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

UN War Tribunal Jails Cambodia Khmer Rouge Leaders For Life on Genocide Charges - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

UN War Tribunal Jails Cambodia Khmer Rouge Leaders For Life on Genocide Charges  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Khieu Samphan, the former Khmer Rouge head of state, sits in a court room before a hearing at the UN-backed war crimes tribunal in Phnom Penh, Nov.

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian parliament approves 6.7 bln USD for gov't spending in 2019 - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodian parliament approves 6.7 bln USD for gov't spending in 2019 - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

PHNOM PENH, Nov. 15 (Xinhua) -- The National Assembly of Cambodia on Thursday approved the budget of 6.7 billion U.S. dollars for the government's ...

15 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

After 40 years, Cambodia's Khmer Rouge leaders face genocide verdict - Nikkei Asian Review

After 40 years, Cambodia's Khmer Rouge leaders face genocide verdict  Nikkei Asian Review

PHNOM PENH -- The Khmer Rouge tribunal will on Friday announce whether two surviving leaders of the Pol Pot regime are guilty of genocide -- a verdict.

15 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia at the center of a new Cold War - Asia Times

Cambodia at the center of a new Cold War  Asia Times

Since 2017, China has lobbied Cambodia for a port in Koh Kong on the Gulf of Thailand that could also be used as a naval base, though it remains unclear how ...

15 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian regime figures splash millions on Melbourne properties as death threats escalate - ABC News

Cambodian regime figures splash millions on Melbourne properties as death threats escalate  ABC News

Senior members of the Cambodian regime amass multi-million-dollar properties and business portfolios in Melbourne, raising questions about the clout of the ...

24 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

'Cambodia's people the losers of UN division' - The Phnom Penh Post

'Cambodia's people the losers of UN division'  The Phnom Penh Post

A former Cambodia National Rescue Party lawmaker hit back at government claims on Tuesday that opposition rallies to protest Hun Sen's appearance as prime ...

3 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Support, protest for Hun Sen as groups attack each other - The Phnom Penh Post

Support, protest for Hun Sen as groups attack each other  The Phnom Penh Post

During Prime Minister Hun Sen's official visit to the UN, rallies in support and against him took place over the weekend as planned, with supporters of the ...

1 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP: 'Behave or Sokha suffers' - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP: 'Behave or Sokha suffers'  The Phnom Penh Post

The ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) spokesman warned Kem Monovithya on Thursday that her attempt to damage “national reputation and prestige” ...

21 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

After CPP Election Win, Promises to Solve Cambodia’s Land Grabs Fade Again - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

After CPP Election Win, Promises to Solve Cambodia’s Land Grabs Fade Again  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Ahead of the polls, many rural communities that lost land were promised solutions if they voted CPP, but farmers fear they will now get little help.

21 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia is primed and open for business - The Business Times

Cambodia is primed and open for business  The Business Times

THE BUSINESS TIMES Opinion - ON July 29, the Cambodian People's Party (CPP) declared victory in the country's general election. With the elections out of ...

19 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Foreign Influence: How Cambodia's government is recruiting students in Australia - ABC News

Foreign Influence: How Cambodia's government is recruiting students in Australia  ABC News

Hun Sen's Cambodian People's Party (CPP) is extending its influence into Australia by recruiting students who come here to study, often on scholarships ...

14 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: Free All Political Prisoners - Human Rights Watch

Cambodia: Free All Political Prisoners  Human Rights Watch

The Cambodian government should immediately and unconditionally release all those detained for peacefully exercising their fundamental rights.

12 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian Politics Enters Its Post-Election Phase - Council on Foreign Relations

Cambodian Politics Enters Its Post-Election Phase  Council on Foreign Relations

Following July's massive victory in unfree and unfair elections, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, whose ruling party took every seat in the lower ho…

10 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian scholarship students recruited in Australia by CPP - ABC News

Cambodian scholarship students recruited in Australia by CPP  ABC News

A PM investigation has revealed Cambodia's ruling party is extending its influence into Australia by recruiting students who travel here to study.

10 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's ruling party's honorary president re-elected as parliament president - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodia's ruling party's honorary president re-elected as parliament president - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

PHNOM PENH, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian People's Party (CPP) Honorary President Samdech Heng Samrin was re-elected as the president of the National ...

6 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

The Kingdom's political outlook - Khmer Times

The Kingdom's political outlook  Khmer Times

Suos Yara, a National Assembly lawmaker and spokesman for the ruling CPP, speaks to Khmer Times about the outlook of politics in the country.

22 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP hails parliament sweep - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP hails parliament sweep  The Phnom Penh Post

After winning all 125 seats in the National Assembly, senior officers of the Cambodian People's Party on Thursday defended their victory by taking to ...

17 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP will not share seats with other parties - Khmer Times

CPP will not share seats with other parties  Khmer Times

The ruling CPP yesterday said it will not relinquish a single parliamentary seat to other parties that contested the national election after sweeping all 125.

17 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen's CPP wins all parliamentary seats in Cambodia election - Al Jazeera English

Hun Sen's CPP wins all parliamentary seats in Cambodia election  Al Jazeera English

Cambodia's ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP), led by long-time Prime Minister Hun Sen, has won all parliamentary seats in last month's largely ...

15 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian PM's party wins sweeping victory in recent general election: provisional results - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua

Cambodian PM's party wins sweeping victory in recent general election: provisional results - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

PHNOM PENH, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- The ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) of Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen won a sweeping victory in the July ...

11 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Elections Highlight Growing Marginalization - The Diplomat

Cambodia's Elections Highlight Growing Marginalization  The Diplomat

Neopatrimonialism remains the predominant influence on Cambodia's political trajectory.

9 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen: New government will serve with 'double work' - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen: New government will serve with 'double work'  The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodian People Party (CPP) president Hun Sen on Tuesday promised that his new government would serve the people by doing “double work” for ...

8 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

A hereditary dictatorship looms on Cambodia’s horizon - Quartz

A hereditary dictatorship looms on Cambodia’s horizon  Quartz

Cambodia held elections last month, but the outcome was never in doubt. Prime minister Hun Sen and his Cambodian People's Party (CPP) won with ease, ...

6 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Two parties reject results of election, National - The Phnom Penh Post

Two parties reject results of election, National  The Phnom Penh Post

Two minor political parties have refused to accept the results of the Kingdom's July 29 national elections. One has filed a complaint with the Constitutional ...

6 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Election: Mind the Numbers - The Diplomat

Cambodia's Election: Mind the Numbers  The Diplomat

A closer look at some of the early figures coming out of the poll results and their significance.

5 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen thanks voters amid CPP claim of Assembly sweep - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen thanks voters amid CPP claim of Assembly sweep  The Phnom Penh Post

Caretaker Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday thanked voters for his party's landslide election victory and claimed the turnout of over 80 per cent showed the ...

1 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Deployment MPs patrol after CPP wins at polls - The Phnom Penh Post

Deployment MPs patrol after CPP wins at polls  The Phnom Penh Post

A day after the Cambodian People's Party (CPP) won a landslide victory in the national elections, the capital's public thoroughfares saw a large deployment of ...

31 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's CPP claims election victory in largely unopposed poll - Al Jazeera English

Cambodia's CPP claims election victory in largely unopposed poll  Al Jazeera English

Cambodia's long-time Prime Minister Hun Sen has claimed victory in a controversial election that was overshadowed by the forced absence of a viable ...

29 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

NEC, CPP hit back at HRW over poll report - The Phnom Penh Post

NEC, CPP hit back at HRW over poll report  The Phnom Penh Post

The National Election Committee (NEC) and the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) reacted strongly on Thursday to a statement from Human Rights Watch ...

27 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP files complaint against boycott lawyer - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP files complaint against boycott lawyer  The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodian People's Party (CPP) lawyers have filed a complaint with the National Election Committee (NEC) against a lawyer who posted a video on Facebook ...

26 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Parties set to make history - The Phnom Penh Post

Parties set to make history  The Phnom Penh Post

Some 270000 supporters of competing political parties will participate in rallies in Phnom Penh on Friday when campaigning ends – the largest such gathering ...

24 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Five things to know about the Cambodian national election - Nikkei Asian Review

Five things to know about the Cambodian national election  Nikkei Asian Review

BANGKOK -- On July 29, Cambodians will be casting their ballots for what is expected to be the most controversial national election since the country'

23 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP 'does not see landslide victory' - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP 'does not see landslide victory'  The Phnom Penh Post

As the Kingdom enters the final week before the national election on July 29, party leaders are already putting down predictions about the numbers they will post ...

23 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

What lies ahead for Cambodia after its next election? - East Asia Forum

What lies ahead for Cambodia after its next election?  East Asia Forum

Author: Vannarith Chheang, ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute Cambodia's upcoming general election on 29 July looks set to be its most controversial since its first.

20 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

What has gone wrong in Cambodia? | The Interpreter - The Interpreter

What has gone wrong in Cambodia? | The Interpreter  The Interpreter

In 1993 the international community allowed Hun Sen to remain the dominant political force, as he still is today.

19 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen is tempting fate in Cambodia's election - Nikkei Asian Review

Hun Sen is tempting fate in Cambodia's election  Nikkei Asian Review

Fair is foul and foul is fair in Cambodia ahead of its fifth general election since a United Nations-brokered peace agreement and a poll in 1993.The m.

17 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Authorities Threaten to Withhold Public Services if Villagers Don’t Vote For Cambodia’s Ruling Party - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Authorities Threaten to Withhold Public Services if Villagers Don’t Vote For Cambodia’s Ruling Party  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Agents working for Cambodia's ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) are threatening to end public services for indigenous residents of Mondulkiri province ...

17 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s Security Forces Illegally Campaigning For Ruling Party: HRW - Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Cambodia’s Security Forces Illegally Campaigning For Ruling Party: HRW  Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Lieutenant General Hun Manet (L) speaks to Cambodia's Military Police chief Sao Sokha (R) at the Ministry of National Defense in Phnom Penh, June 30, 2018.

12 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen lays out party's platform - The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen lays out party's platform  The Phnom Penh Post

Caretaker Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday credited liberating Cambodia from the Khmer Rouge as among the reasons why people will vote for his ruling ...

12 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Parties officially kick off election season with rallies across country - The Phnom Penh Post

Parties officially kick off election season with rallies across country  The Phnom Penh Post

The first day of campaigning for the national elections set for July 29 kicked off on Saturday with 11 political parties holding rallies across the Kingdom.

9 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Big CPP rally in Battambang - Khmer Times

Big CPP rally in Battambang  Khmer Times

Sar Kheng (deputy prime minister, Minister of the Interior, and vice president of the Cambodian People's Party) speaks at the CPP rally in Battambang.

7 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Election campaign starts in earnest - Khmer Times

Election campaign starts in earnest  Khmer Times

Election campaigns kick off on Saturday morning in Phnom Penh and provinces as the political parties contesting the upcoming election promote their political ...

7 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

PM Reportedly Gifted $3.5m to 700,000 Working Class Voters at Unofficial Campaign Events - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

PM Reportedly Gifted $3.5m to 700,000 Working Class Voters at Unofficial Campaign Events  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

At each event, the premier's team handed out about $5 to each attendee, making the total sum in the region of $3.5 million, according to the government's ...

6 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's Democracy in Shambles Ahead of July Elections - Forbes

Cambodia's Democracy in Shambles Ahead of July Elections  Forbes

There's a long road ahead to getting Cambodia back on the path toward democracy.

5 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

PM vows to step down if CPP loses - The Phnom Penh Post

PM vows to step down if CPP loses  The Phnom Penh Post

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday reiterated his promise to willingly hand over power to a new leader should he lose the July 29 national elections.

5 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Parties' campaign plans - The Phnom Penh Post

Parties' campaign plans  The Phnom Penh Post

In addition to the Cambodian People's Party (CPP) rally on Saturday, which its spokesman says would see some 100000 supporters attending, two other parties ...

4 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia's 'one party state' prepares for polls - New Internationalist

Cambodia's 'one party state' prepares for polls  New Internationalist

The July election will be farce at best after premier Hun Sen dissolved the opposition party and closed independent media. Becky and Simon Kenton-Lake ...

3 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia’s dirty dozen: Hun Sen rules with army of usual suspects - South China Morning Post

Cambodia’s dirty dozen: Hun Sen rules with army of usual suspects  South China Morning Post

The Cambodian prime minister appears to be taking a leaf out of the history books, solidifying his power by enmeshing his party with the armed forces.

1 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP to mark anniversary with event - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP to mark anniversary with event  The Phnom Penh Post

The Cambodian People's Party (CPP) announced on Sunday it would mark its 67th anniversary and the kickoff to its election campaign in a widely broadcasted ...

26 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

China in Vogue, But Vietnam Still Hun Sen's Lifeline - The Diplomat

China in Vogue, But Vietnam Still Hun Sen's Lifeline  The Diplomat

Has Hun Sen's embrace of Beijing loosened the CPP's relationship with Vietnam?

26 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Adrift | “The CPP Will Lead the Country Forever” - Voice of America

Cambodia Adrift | “The CPP Will Lead the Country Forever”  Voice of America

Phnom Penh, Cambodia The course of Sok Eysan's life was set one day in 1979 as he wandered the streets of the Cambodian capital, desperate and alone.

25 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Views differ over election atmosphere - The Phnom Penh Post

Views differ over election atmosphere  The Phnom Penh Post

As the campaign period for the July 29 elections approaches, the Cambodian People's Party (CPP) is expected to win due to the alleged absence of a viable ...

22 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP sees voter turnout higher than 80 percent - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP sees voter turnout higher than 80 percent  The Phnom Penh Post

A Cambodian People's Party (CPP) official said the process for the upcoming elections is going “smoothly” and predicted that those who had registered to cast ...

20 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP says drawing CNRP members - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP says drawing CNRP members  The Phnom Penh Post

With the national elections approaching, a Cambodian People's Party (CPP) spokesman said “many thousands” of former members of the now-dissolved ...

14 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Crackdown and cash: Hun Sen's recipe for victory in Cambodian poll - Reuters

Crackdown and cash: Hun Sen's recipe for victory in Cambodian poll  Reuters

Drenched in sweat and more than an hour into a speech urging 16000 garment factory workers to vote for the ruling party, Prime Minister Hun Sen of Cambodia ...

14 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Former opposition leader tells soldiers, Cambodians to unite to fight CPP - The Phnom Penh Post

Former opposition leader tells soldiers, Cambodians to unite to fight CPP  The Phnom Penh Post

Former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) President Sam Rainsy has called for a popular uprising after the July 29 national elections to force a change ...

12 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Could Cambodia's Minor Parties Play a Major Role in its 2018 Election? - The Diplomat

Could Cambodia's Minor Parties Play a Major Role in its 2018 Election?  The Diplomat

The potential importance of smaller parties in upcoming polls should not be overlooked.

8 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP determined to maintain Kingdom's peace and development - Khmer Times

CPP determined to maintain Kingdom's peace and development  Khmer Times

Suos Yara, a lawmaker with the ruling CPP for Preah Vihear province, is also a spokesman for the party and sat down with Khmer Times' reporter Ven ...

5 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP gets last spot in the ballot - Khmer Times

CPP gets last spot in the ballot  Khmer Times

The ruling Cambodian People's Party received the last spot in the draw among 20 political parties to contest the July's poll.

29 May 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP members will not boycott poll: Hun Sen - Khmer Times

CPP members will not boycott poll: Hun Sen  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday that CPP members made up the majority of voters registered for the upcoming national poll, meaning any calls for a ...

24 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Ruling CPP fields candidates from armed forces, police for elections - The Phnom Penh Post

Ruling CPP fields candidates from armed forces, police for elections  The Phnom Penh Post

The Prime Minister Hun Sen-led Cambodian People's Party (CPP), which many consider as having already won July's national elections with no major rival in ...

22 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

Senior CPP members urging citizens to vote in coming elections - The Phnom Penh Post

Senior CPP members urging citizens to vote in coming elections  The Phnom Penh Post

Four months out from the July elections, senior Cambodian People's Party officials at home and abroad have called on people to exercise their vote in July ...

20 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

The Truth About US-China Competition in Cambodia - The Diplomat

The Truth About US-China Competition in Cambodia  The Diplomat

A closer look at the broader context for Phnom Penh's shifting alignments as its domestic politics evolves.

2 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

CPP issues local-level diktats - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP issues local-level diktats  The Phnom Penh Post

Ruling Cambodian People's Party working groups are being handed a list of 10 diktats from Prime Minister Hun Sen, bringing the party's recent vows to increase ...

19 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

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

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

The Cambodian People's Party Central Committee yesterday added more than 300 members to its ranks, the largest-ever class of inductees from government, ...

22 Jan 2018 | 2:00 am

CPP big winner in local seat reallocation - The Phnom Penh Post

CPP big winner in local seat reallocation  The Phnom Penh Post

The ruling Cambodian People's Party will now hold over 95 percent of seats at the commune level following the dissolution of the Cambodia National Rescue ...

4 Dec 2017 | 2:00 am