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Others have questioned the independence of Cambodia's National Election Committee due to its reliance of government funding, although the NEC has responded that equal representation of the political parties prevents undue influence from the government ...

29 May 2017 | 2:01 am

Government Bans Alcohol, Citing 'Disorder' - The Cambodia Daily - The Cambodia Daily


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Government Bans Alcohol, Citing 'Disorder' - The Cambodia Daily
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The government has issued a temporary nationwide ban on selling and consuming alcohol over the weekend to avoid “disorder” during Sunday's commune ...

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28 May 2017 | 6:37 pm

Svay Rieng Police Halt Training Session For Election Observers ... - The Cambodia Daily


Svay Rieng Police Halt Training Session For Election Observers ...
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Police in Svay Rieng province on Saturday shut down a training session for 16 observers registered to monitor this Sunday's commune elections, saying it had ...

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28 May 2017 | 6:37 pm

No Investigation Into Prime Minister's Comments: NEC - The Cambodia Daily


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No Investigation Into Prime Minister's Comments: NEC
The Cambodia Daily
(Siv Channa/The Cambodia Daily). Such rhetoric is supposed to be barred during the two-week campaign period leading up to the June 4 commune elections, but the National Election Committee (NEC) does not pursue investigations unless a complaint has ...

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28 May 2017 | 6:37 pm

Court Complaint Filed Against Cambodia Daily Reporters - The Cambodia Daily


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Court Complaint Filed Against Cambodia Daily Reporters
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Court prosecutor Chea Pich said on Sunday that he would review the complaint today to determine whether the court or the National Election Committee (NEC) should hear it. “If it is under the jurisdiction of NEC, I will send it to NEC and if it is under ...

28 May 2017 | 6:37 pm

CPP Lodges 15 Complaints in First Stretch of Campaign - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

CPP Lodges 15 Complaints in First Stretch of Campaign
The Cambodia Daily
The ruling party filed 15 complaints to commune election committees against the opposition for minor campaign infractions, compared to five from the CNRP, during the first four days of the election campaign, the National Election Committee (NEC) said ...
Foreign diplomats, int'l observers invited to observe Cambodia's local elections next monthXinhua
Disabilities Group Urges Politicians to Consider Their Needs in Local ElectionsVOA Khmer (English)
NEC rejects Rainsy advertisementThe Phnom Penh Post
Khmer Times -The Diplomat -Radio Free Asia
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24 May 2017 | 7:55 pm

Election Committee Rebuts Opposition Over Airtime Dispute - The Cambodia Daily


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Election Committee Rebuts Opposition Over Airtime Dispute
The Cambodia Daily
Each of the 12 political parties on the June 4 commune election ballot are entitled to broadcast two seven-and-a-half minute advertisements daily on state-run TV and radio stations, according to NEC spokesman Hang Puthea. But ads on private TV stations ...
Cambodia PM to attend last day campaign for local electionsXinhua
NEC issues code of conduct for army during electionsThe Phnom Penh Post

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23 May 2017 | 10:53 pm

Cambodia's Capital Calm Amid Election Campaign Restrictions - Radio Free Asia


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Cambodia's Capital Calm Amid Election Campaign Restrictions
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Yang Kim Eng—a contributor to the Situation Room group of civil society organizations (CSOs) that includes the Committee for Free and Fair Elections in Cambodia (COMFREL), Licadho, and Adhoc—told RFA's Khmer Service that National Election ...
For Many Cambodians, June 4 Commune Elections Are About ChangeVoice of America
CNRP's Use Of Rainsy Ad Draws BanThe Cambodia Daily
Commune elections 2017: Parties already file complaintsThe Phnom Penh Post
New Delhi Times
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22 May 2017 | 3:55 pm

New Voter Registration Procedure Could Disenfranchise 300000 Cambodians: Analysts - Radio Free Asia


The Cambodia Daily

New Voter Registration Procedure Could Disenfranchise 300000 Cambodians: Analysts
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A new and complicated procedure of the National Election Committee (NEC), the agency that supervises the country's national elections, is causing difficulties for voters who must scramble to obtain forms confirming their identities, thereby ...
Pain, Politics on Display at Annual Khmer Rouge MemorialThe Cambodia Daily

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18 May 2017 | 3:41 pm

Opposition Seeks to Reverse Prohibition of Election Rallies - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Opposition Seeks to Reverse Prohibition of Election Rallies
The Cambodia Daily
The opposition CNRP has requested that the national election body help reverse a recent decision to ban election rallies on the capital's major streets, a party vice president and a spokesman for the National Election Committee (NEC) said on Sunday.

14 May 2017 | 2:37 pm