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24 Nov 2017 | 9:21 am

Cambodian opposition's parliament seats reallocated to smaller parties after ban - Business Insider


Business Insider

Cambodian opposition's parliament seats reallocated to smaller parties after ban
Business Insider
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Parliamentary seats held by Cambodia's recently banned opposition party were reallocated on Thursday to smaller parties that had failed to win any seats in the last election, the National Election Committee said. The Supreme ...
New Cambodian lawmakers to swear into parliament next weekXinhua

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24 Nov 2017 | 6:49 am

List of new National Assembly members approved - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

List of new National Assembly members approved
The Phnom Penh Post
The National Election Committee (NEC) has approved new candidates to fill National Assembly seats left vacant by the dissolution of the opposition, drastically changing the composition of Cambodia's parliament and providing a shot in the arm for the ...

23 Nov 2017 | 5:31 pm

Cambodia's Hun Sen warns his party it could still lose election - Reuters


Reuters

Cambodia's Hun Sen warns his party it could still lose election
Reuters
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has warned his party it could still lose next year's election even after the banning of the opposition and demanded that it improve its image, according to a recording leaked online on Thursday.
After Crackdown, Where Does Cambodia Go From Here?Chatham House
Opposition Members Quit Cambodia's Electoral Body in Protest of Party's DissolutionRadio Free Asia
International Sanctions Loom After Cambodia Dissolves OppositionVOA Khmer
Xinhua -The Phnom Penh Post -http://en.vietnamplus.vn/ (press release)
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23 Nov 2017 | 7:08 am

Election commission poised to stamp democracy's death warrant in Cambodia - The Nation


Election commission poised to stamp democracy's death warrant in Cambodia
The Nation
Thanks to a quirk of the kingdom's election laws – and the resignation on Monday of three opposition-nominated election officials – National Election Committee (NEC) members Hing Thirith, also a CNRP nominee, and Hang Puthea, chosen as the body's ...

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22 Nov 2017 | 12:42 pm

Japan 'expresses concern' over CNRP - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Japan 'expresses concern' over CNRP
The Phnom Penh Post
However, Japan will continue to provide assistance to the National Election Committee while “keep[ing] dialogue” with the Cambodian government, Suzuki said. Japan joins several Western countries in their disapproval of the Supreme Court's decision last ...

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22 Nov 2017 | 10:03 am

Cambodia's opposition gives up posts after ban - Reuters


Reuters

Cambodia's opposition gives up posts after ban
Reuters
The ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) will take over nearly all of the communes won by the opposition. The CNRP's 55 seats in the 123-member parliament will be shared among six minor parties, the National Election Committee (NEC) said. It had been ...
Hun Sen brushes aside looming US cuts to aidKhmer Times
Cambodian PM says any US aid cut not affect his gov'tXinhua
Cambodia's Opposition CNRP May Appeal Dissolution Case to International Criminal CourtRadio Free Asia
Macau Daily Times -Asia Times -The Phnom Penh Post
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19 Nov 2017 | 11:59 pm

Cambodia faces US, EU action after banning opposition - Reuters


Reuters

Cambodia faces US, EU action after banning opposition
Reuters
“On current course, next year's election will not be legitimate, free or fair,” a White House statement said, promising to take “concrete steps”. The first of those was to end support for the Cambodian National Election Committee ahead of the 2018 ...
US Cuts Funding to National Election Committee After Opposition DissolvedVOA Khmer
Cambodia court orders main opposition party to dissolve - CNNCNN
Statement by the Press Secretary on Setbacks to Democracy in CambodiaThe White House (blog)
Voice of America -The Phnom Penh Post -The Straits Times
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17 Nov 2017 | 2:47 am

Russia to send observers to Cambodia's 2018 election, agrees to discuss debt - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Russia to send observers to Cambodia's 2018 election, agrees to discuss debt
The Phnom Penh Post
Several officials at the Russian Embassy in Phnom Penh declined to comment, but Hang Puthea, spokesman for the National Election Committee, confirmed that Russia would supply a team of observers. “Both sides have not set the final meeting to determine ...
Russia to provide aid for pollsKhmer Times

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13 Nov 2017 | 6:16 pm

Hun Sen says no need for international community to recognise elections - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen says no need for international community to recognise elections
The Phnom Penh Post
The only endorsement he cared about, he continued, was that of the Cambodian people. Furthermore, he said, there was no law requiring foreign entities to approve an election's legitimacy. “The National Election Committee will declare the final results ...

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12 Nov 2017 | 6:14 pm

Cambodia PM Hun Sen says 2018 election result does not need international recognition - Reuters


Reuters

Cambodia PM Hun Sen says 2018 election result does not need international recognition
Reuters
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia's long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday said the 2018 national election result does not require international recognition to be valid -- the latest sign of his determination to hold on to power after almost 33 ...
More than 1 million Cambodians won't be able to vote in 2018 electionChannel NewsAsia
US Senator Dismisses Cambodia's Defense of Decision to Jail Opposition ChiefRadio Free Asia

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10 Nov 2017 | 1:10 am