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Cambodian economy to grow 7 pct this year and next, says IMF - Reuters


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Cambodian economy to grow 7 pct this year and next, says IMF
Reuters
PHNOM PENH, July 25 (Reuters) - Cambodia's economic growth should stay at around 7 percent this year and the next as public spending and tourism offset a fall in private investment because of election uncertainty, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) ...
IMF: Good economic growth but credit-to-GDP ratio highKhmer Times
IMF urges boost to tax systemThe Phnom Penh Post

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25 Jul 2017 | 8:37 am

NGOs Criticize Rule 'Limiting' Mobile Election Observer Numbers - The Cambodia Daily


NGOs Criticize Rule 'Limiting' Mobile Election Observer Numbers
The Cambodia Daily
Neutral and Impartial Committee for Free and Fair Elections in Cambodia director Sam Kuntheamy said the definition was limiting. “It is not necessary to limit the position. It depends on each organization,” he said, adding that the NEC should remove ...

23 Jul 2017 | 6:33 pm

Situation Room Seeks Meeting With Minister - The Cambodia Daily


Situation Room Seeks Meeting With Minister
The Cambodia Daily
Kim Chhorn, senior program coordinator for independent election monitor Comfrel, the Committee for Free and Fair Elections, said his group and Nicfec, the Neutral and Impartial Committee for Free and Fair Elections in Cambodia, had sent a letter on ...

20 Jul 2017 | 6:48 pm

Experts Warn Cambodia Crackdown Signals Rocky Election Year Ahead - VOA Khmer (English)


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Experts Warn Cambodia Crackdown Signals Rocky Election Year Ahead
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Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen of the Cambodian People's Party shows off his inked finger after voting in local elections at Takhmau polling station in Kandal province, southeast of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Sunday, June 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith).

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19 Jul 2017 | 12:10 pm

Facing Jail, Former Opposition Leader Vows to Return to Cambodia Ahead of Election - VOA Khmer (English)


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Facing Jail, Former Opposition Leader Vows to Return to Cambodia Ahead of Election
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Opposition leader of Cambodia National Rescue Party Sam Rainsy, center, delivers a speech next to his Deputy President Kem Sokha, right, during a gathering to mark Human Rights Day, in front of National Assembly, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, ...

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18 Jul 2017 | 10:35 am

Cambodia changes election law ahead of 2018 vote - Channel NewsAsia


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Cambodia changes election law ahead of 2018 vote
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PHNOM PENH: Cambodia's parliament on Monday amended the law to ban people from associating with anyone convicted of a criminal offence, a move the opposition says aims to hobble rivals of Prime Minister Hun Sen ahead of a general election next ...

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10 Jul 2017 | 1:07 am

Cambodia: Revoke Ban on Election Monitors - Human Rights Watch


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Cambodia: Revoke Ban on Election Monitors
Human Rights Watch
(Bangkok) – The Cambodian government should rescind its recent order restricting independent election monitoring groups, Human Rights Watch said today. On July 4, 2017, a month after the country's flawed commune elections, the Interior Ministry issued ...
Cambodia Amends Election Law Before 2018 VoteThe Wire
Cambodia passes bill tightening screws on oppositionThe Seattle Times
Cambodia Amendment Effectively Cuts Sam Rainsy Ties to CNRPRadio Free Asia

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9 Jul 2017 | 7:50 pm

Cambodia prepares for a divisive national election in 2018 - Southeast Asia Globe


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Cambodia prepares for a divisive national election in 2018
Southeast Asia Globe
Cambodia's ruling party came out on top in last month's local elections, winning 70% of communes and 51% of the popular vote, But the continued gains made by the opposition were perhaps just as significant. We asked experts what to expect in the run-up ...
We lead where it mattersThe Phnom Penh Post

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7 Jul 2017 | 1:25 am

Political Intimidation to Continue Ahead of National Election: NGO - The Cambodia Daily


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Political Intimidation to Continue Ahead of National Election: NGO
The Cambodia Daily
... visible political intimidation was only expected to rise in the coming months. “Going forward from here, Cambodia[n] civil society can expect intimidation and abuse to increase as part of a larger crackdown connected to next year's national ...

3 Jul 2017 | 6:36 pm

Ministry Completes Initial Report on Election Monitor Group - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Ministry Completes Initial Report on Election Monitor Group
The Cambodia Daily
Committee for Free and Fair Elections in Cambodia director Koul Panha speaks during a press conference in Phnom Penh in March. (Siv Channa/The Cambodia Daily). “We will look at the laws to see whether their activities were illegal or legal and then we ...
Election situation room faces threat of legal actionKhmer Times

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2 Jul 2017 | 6:35 pm