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Opposition 'Misinterpreted' Meeting Discussion: Cambodia's Ministry of Interior - Radio Free Asia


The Seattle Times

Opposition 'Misinterpreted' Meeting Discussion: Cambodia's Ministry of Interior
Radio Free Asia
A report by the Phnom Penh Post cited Hang Puthea, spokesperson for Cambodia's National Election Committee, as saying that even if Kem Sokha is only considered the “acting president,” the CNRP's candidate lists would remain valid for the June polls.
Cambodia marks 20 years since deadly grenade attackThe Seattle Times
Cambodia slaps exiled opposition leader with new jail termThe Sun Daily
Cambodian opposition figure sentenced againReuters

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30 Mar 2017 | 2:57 pm

Cambodia's government increases pressure on opposition - Reuters


Reuters

Cambodia's government increases pressure on opposition
Reuters
PHNOM PENH Cambodia's interior ministry on Wednesday told the main opposition party its leader had been elected illegally and it must change its campaign slogan ahead of local elections. Rivals and human rights groups accuse Prime Minister Hun Sen of ...
Government Comes Down Hard On CNRP LeadershipThe Cambodia Daily

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29 Mar 2017 | 6:30 am

NEC Says It Will Recognize CNRP Commune Election Candidates - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

NEC Says It Will Recognize CNRP Commune Election Candidates
The Cambodia Daily
The National Election Committee (NEC) won't stop CNRP candidates from running in June's commune elections, even if the Interior Ministry invalidates the party's recent change in leadership, a spokesman said on Monday amid speculation from analysts that ...
Interior Ministry Calls on Opposition to Change Election SloganVOA Khmer (English)
PM tells politicians to play niceKhmer Times
Cambodian PM Calls For People To Vote For Ruling Party In Forthcoming Commune Electionmalaysiandigest.com
The Phnom Penh Post
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27 Mar 2017 | 6:41 pm

Commune Election Losers to Keep Salaries, Ruling Party Says - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Commune Election Losers to Keep Salaries, Ruling Party Says
The Cambodia Daily
After Prime Minister Hun Sen presided over a closed-door meeting in Phnom Penh on Sunday with local ruling party officials from across the city, a ruling party spokesman said commune officials who lose their seats in upcoming elections would continue ...

26 Mar 2017 | 6:45 pm

Shadow Election Monitors Function as Autocratic Rubber Stamps - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Shadow Election Monitors Function as Autocratic Rubber Stamps
The Cambodia Daily
“That the elections were free, fair and transparent, and, above all, peaceful, non-violent and smooth bear testimony to the fact that Cambodian democracy has not only matured, but come of age politically,” said a statement by the International ...

22 Mar 2017 | 6:31 pm

King Sihamoni Urges Cambodians to Vote in Upcoming Elections - VOA Khmer (English)


VOA Khmer (English)

King Sihamoni Urges Cambodians to Vote in Upcoming Elections
VOA Khmer (English)
Cambodia's King Norodom Sihamoni has called on Cambodians to vote in the forthcoming local elections without fear of political threats. King Sihamoni made the statement in a letter posted to the National Election Committee website on Monday. The letter ...

22 Mar 2017 | 12:10 pm

Slow Start for Observer Sign-Ups Ahead of Commune Polls - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Slow Start for Observer Sign-Ups Ahead of Commune Polls
The Cambodia Daily
About 500 Cambodians have registered as observers for the June commune elections, falling well short of the more than 20,000 that civil society groups are hoping for, while not a single foreigner has signed up yet, the National Election Committee (NEC ...

21 Mar 2017 | 6:36 pm

Opposition Undecided on Future of Risky Election Campaign Slogan - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Opposition Undecided on Future of Risky Election Campaign Slogan
The Cambodia Daily
(Siv Channa/The Cambodia Daily). On Friday, Radio Free Asia quoted Mr. Chhay as saying that the CNRP would issue a five-point policy plan ahead of the June 4 poll “without stating this slogan,” indicating that the party was abandoning the phrase.

21 Mar 2017 | 12:17 am

Over 88000 Candidates Register for Upcoming Commune Elections - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Over 88000 Candidates Register for Upcoming Commune Elections
The Cambodia Daily
(Siv Channa/The Cambodia Daily). Though new to commune elections, the CNRP will pose the toughest challenge to the ruling party, which won a commanding 72 percent of the seats five years ago and secured a disproportionately high 97 percent of the ...

6 Mar 2017 | 5:34 pm

Cambodian opposition chooses new leader ahead of elections - Reuters


Reuters

Cambodian opposition chooses new leader ahead of elections
Reuters
PHNOM PENH Cambodia's main opposition party chose acting leader Kem Sokha as its new president on Thursday after exiled leader Sam Rainsy resigned unexpectedly in the face of a possible ban ahead of elections. Political tension has been increasing ...
Leadership reshuffle emboldens Cambodia's political oppositionNikkei Asian Review
New CNRP Leadership Set to Be Approved at Party CongressThe Cambodia Daily
Political risks threaten economic gains in CambodiaAsia Times
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2 Mar 2017 | 12:50 am