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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
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30 Mar 2017 | 2:57 pm

Government Comes Down Hard On CNRP Leadership - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Government Comes Down Hard On CNRP Leadership
The Cambodia Daily
National Election Committee spokesman Hang Puthea said on Wednesday the ministry's spat with the party did not affect the CNRP's ability to field candidates in the upcoming election. The party would only be barred from contention if it were dissolved, ...

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29 Mar 2017 | 6:39 pm

Civil society groups to watch poll - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Civil society groups to watch poll
Khmer Times
Committee for Free and Fair Elections in Cambodia executive director Koul Panha said that all observers would be operating to ensure nine key principles are upheld including electoral laws, laws on political parties, centers' demarcation, voter ...

28 Mar 2017 | 12:04 pm

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 ...
PM tells politicians to play niceKhmer Times
Interior Ministry Calls on Opposition to Change Election SloganVOA Khmer (English)
Cambodian PM calls for people to vote for ruling party in forthcoming commune electionGlobal Times

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27 Mar 2017 | 6:41 pm

Council of Ministers Adviser Given Sok An's Parliamentary Seat - The Cambodia Daily


Council of Ministers Adviser Given Sok An's Parliamentary Seat
The Cambodia Daily
The appointment of Mr. Vandeth, who has also served as president of the company in charge of the Choeung Ek genocide memorial site, to replace Sok An, who passed away earlier this month, has been approved by the National Election Committee (NEC ...

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
(Lauren Crothers/The Cambodia Daily). The rubber stamp was quickly posted to the website of the National Election Committee (NEC) and carried across government-affiliated media. The statement didn't mention that late deputy prime minister and CPP ...

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

Democracy in Cambodia Under Threat Amid 'Climate of Fear' - Radio Free Asia


Democracy in Cambodia Under Threat Amid 'Climate of Fear'
Radio Free Asia
Opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) officials have warned that the CPP seeks to prevent its candidates from standing in the upcoming elections through a variety of different measures, including the passage of amendments to the political ...

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20 Mar 2017 | 4:56 pm

Cambodia's Electoral Body Weighing Legality of Opposition Campaign Slogan - Radio Free Asia


Cambodia's Electoral Body Weighing Legality of Opposition Campaign Slogan
Radio Free Asia
In a press conference detailing the preliminary list of candidates who will stand for commune chief this summer, Mean Satik of the National Election Committee (NEC) told reporters that officials are reviewing whether the slogan runs afoul of campaign laws.

10 Mar 2017 | 4:20 pm