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


The Cambodia Daily

CNRP Fast-Tracks Election of New President - The Cambodia Daily
The Cambodia Daily
The opposition CNRP will have a permanent new president by the end of the week, replacing recently resigned opposition leader Sam Rainsy, in order to ...
CNRP mulls new leadership as names bandied in leaks, National ...The Phnom Penh Post

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26 Feb 2017 | 5:41 pm

Poll watchdog body launched - Khmer Times


Poll watchdog body launched
Khmer Times
Sam Kuntheamy, the director of election watchdog Neutral and Impartial Committee for Free Elections in Cambodia and a member of the alliance, said nearly 50 organizations were taking part. The situation room was open to the wide participation of ... He ...

26 Feb 2017 | 11:09 am

Four Senior Adhoc Officials Are Denied Bail for Fourth Time - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Four Senior Adhoc Officials Are Denied Bail for Fourth Time
The Cambodia Daily
Adhoc senior investigator Yi Soksan speaks to reporters as he is escorted out of the Appeal Court in Phnom Penh on Thursday. (Siv Channa/The Cambodia Daily). Presiding Judge Phou Povsun denied the bail requests because the investigating judge had not ...
Court rejects five's bail requestKhmer Times

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23 Feb 2017 | 5:38 pm

Demonstrators Attacked as Cambodian Court Convicts Prominent Activist - Radio Free Asia


The Cambodia Daily

Demonstrators Attacked as Cambodian Court Convicts Prominent Activist
Radio Free Asia
Cambodia's appeals court denied a request from four officials with the human-rights group ADHOC and a National Election Commission official who were charged in the government's wide-ranging probe into opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party ...
Hun Sen's 'Dictatorship' Has Transcended CPP, Researcher SaysThe Cambodia Daily

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23 Feb 2017 | 3:19 pm

Officials Challenge Government's News Report About Parties - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Officials Challenge Government's News Report About Parties
The Cambodia Daily
Citing National Election Committee (NEC) spokesman Hang Puthea, AKP reported that 12 registered parties “have been convicted for one reason or another.” “Under the amended Political Party Law, added the spokesperson, NEC is not supposed to register ...
Parties fail legality testsKhmer Times

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21 Feb 2017 | 6:18 pm

Cambodia's Party-Busting Legislation Makes Headway - Radio Free Asia


Khmer Times

Cambodia's Party-Busting Legislation Makes Headway
Radio Free Asia
While Cambodia's national legislature was reviewing the new law, election observer the Committee for Free and Fair Elections in Cambodia (COMFREL) released a report that found a decrease in the National Assembly's independence and productivity in ...
PM scorns suppression threatKhmer Times
Quarter of Cambodian parties set to be bannedThe Sun Daily
Rainsy still face of the CNRPThe Phnom Penh Post
The Cambodia Daily
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21 Feb 2017 | 2:35 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
Mr. Hun Sen and Mr. Sam Rainsy came to a brief rapprochement in 2014 and 2015, with the opposition leader extracting some important political concessions from Mr. Hun Sen, including equal representation on the National Election Committee and a ...
Cambodia's Sam Rainsy throws politics into disarrayNikkei Asian Review
Rainsy Quits Amid Threats, But CNRP Still in DangerThe Cambodia Daily
Sam Rainsy resigns from CNRPThe Phnom Penh Post
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12 Feb 2017 | 12:39 pm

Questions Linger Over 2000 Names on Voter Register - VOA Khmer (English)


VOA Khmer (English)

Questions Linger Over 2000 Names on Voter Register
VOA Khmer (English)
Chhorn said the council decided not to remove the 2,000 names identified by the opposition from the list saying the decision was for the National Election Committee to make. Meng Sopheary, a lawyer who heads the CNRP's legislative affairs department, ...

10 Feb 2017 | 11:33 am

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
Despite the anti-Vietnamese sentiment, the government under Prime Minister Hun Sen is seen by many as having close ties to Hanoi, which influenced his rise to power in the 1980s. His ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) is regarded by some as ...
Cambodia elections: Anti-Vietnamese overtones deepen racial divideInternational Business Times, Singapore Edition

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1 Feb 2017 | 7:13 pm

Cambodian Crackdown on 'Culprits' Targets Hun Sen's Opponents - Radio Free Asia


The Indian Express

Cambodian Crackdown on 'Culprits' Targets Hun Sen's Opponents
Radio Free Asia
Lim Mony, Nay Vanda, Ny Sokha, Yi Soksan—all workers for ADHOC (the Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association—and National Election Commission (NEC) deputy secretary-general Ny Chakrya have been imprisoned since April. They are ...
Sokha loses minority leader titleKhmer Times

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31 Jan 2017 | 2:49 pm