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CNRP Fast-Tracks Election of New President - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

CNRP Fast-Tracks Election of New President
The Cambodia Daily
(Siv Channa/The Cambodia Daily). The opposition CNRP's decision to move its quinquennial convention to Thursday, rather than holding it on April 18 as planned, will allow its new president—widely expected to be acting President Kem Sokha—to submit ...

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26 Feb 2017 | 5:41 pm

Poll watchdog body launched - Khmer Times


Poll watchdog body launched
Khmer Times
As commune elections approach, civil society groups and Cambodian NGOs have announced plans for a situation room and more than 20,000 observers at polling stations across the country. The operation, titled Situation Room on Cambodia Commune ...

26 Feb 2017 | 11:09 am

Hun Sen Pledges to Keep Cambodia's Elections on Schedule - Radio Free Asia


The Cambodia Daily

Hun Sen Pledges to Keep Cambodia's Elections on Schedule
Radio Free Asia
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday said the country's commune elections that will decide a host of local offices across the nation will be conducted as scheduled. “The election in Cambodia will proceed regularly, and nothing will change the ...
Hun Sen's 'Dictatorship' Has Transcended CPP, Researcher SaysThe Cambodia Daily
Cambodia Jails Land Rights Activist for 2-1/2 YearsU.S. News & World Report
Cambodian court jails activist over melee at premier's houseTownhall
The Australian
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24 Feb 2017 | 2:03 pm

Hun Sen Hints at Military Action If He Loses Cambodia's Election - Radio Free Asia


The Cambodia Daily

Hun Sen Hints at Military Action If He Loses Cambodia's Election
Radio Free Asia
National elections in Cambodia are scheduled for 2018, while local commune elections will be held in June of this year. Among the amendments to Cambodia's law on political parties that Hun Sen and the CPP are seeking is one that would bar anyone ...
Government Accuses US Of Election InterferenceThe Cambodia Daily
Cambodia amends election law; some parties may closeThe Straits Times
Cambodia MPs back law barring PM Hun Sen's long-time rivalBBC News
Khmer Times
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22 Feb 2017 | 3:10 pm

Cambodians Facing Stark Choice at Commune Elections - Voice of America


Voice of America

Cambodians Facing Stark Choice at Commune Elections
Voice of America
Whether that's enough to unseat Hun Sen in general elections next year will be tested in four months when thousands of local village posts are contested at commune elections, primarily between the CNRP and the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP).
The leader of Cambodia's opposition resignsThe Economist
Letters to the editor, Columns, Phnom Penh PostThe Phnom Penh Post

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17 Feb 2017 | 5:17 am

As Local Elections Approach, Two CNRP Candidates Arrested - The ... - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

As Local Elections Approach, Two CNRP Candidates Arrested - The ...
The Cambodia Daily
Two opposition commune officials were questioned, charged and promptly imprisoned on Thursday in separate cases that CNRP officials said were meant to ...

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16 Feb 2017 | 5:37 pm

Top Opposition Leader in Cambodia Resigns as Election Nears - New York Times


New York Times

Top Opposition Leader in Cambodia Resigns as Election Nears
New York Times
The resignation of the leader, Sam Rainsy, came after the government began a series of moves that would allow it to dissolve the Cambodia National Rescue Party he led, in advance of crucial local elections set for June. The opposition has also been hit ...
US Lawmakers Urge New Administration to Ensure Fair ElectionsThe Cambodia Daily
Why Did Cambodia's Opposition Leader Quit?The Diplomat
The Price of Hun Sen's Opposition Crackdown in CambodiaWorld Politics Review
Orange County Breeze -BBC News
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12 Feb 2017 | 12:39 pm

Anti-Vietnamese sentiment likely to run high ahead of Cambodian elections - Channel NewsAsia


Channel NewsAsia

Anti-Vietnamese sentiment likely to run high ahead of Cambodian elections
Channel NewsAsia
PHNOM PENH: Anti-Vietnamese sentiment is expected to run high in Cambodia as elections approach, with political parties likely to use nationalistic rhetoric as a vote-winning tool. In a few months, commune council elections will take place and next ...
Cambodia elections: Anti-Vietnamese overtones deepen racial divideInternational Business Times, Singapore Edition

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1 Feb 2017 | 7:13 pm

Cambodia's opposition leader loses key role ahead of elections - Reuters


Reuters

Cambodia's opposition leader loses key role ahead of elections
Reuters
Political tension has been rising in Cambodia, where local elections in June and a general election next year threaten Hun Sen's three-decade grip on power. The opposition party complained that removing Kem Sokha's status as minority leader meant a ...
Cambodian Crackdown on 'Culprits' Targets Hun Sen's OpponentsRadio Free Asia
Rainsy's Position, Party Headquarters on Chopping Block: Hun SenThe Cambodia Daily
Hun Sen demands $1M in Sam Rainsy defamation suit as CNRP stripped of statusThe Phnom Penh Post

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31 Jan 2017 | 12:13 am

Local Business Interests Linked to US Election Violations - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Local Business Interests Linked to US Election Violations
The Cambodia Daily
A local Japanese real estate executive, his Cambodian employee and a company owned by a prominent U.S. investor in Cambodia gave almost $800,000 to a shadowy pro-gambling U.S. ballot campaign that violated state election law, state records show.

29 Jan 2017 | 10:08 pm