Cambodia News: Kem Sokha

Parties push on with rallies, Commune Elections, Phnom Penh Post - The Phnom Penh Post


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Parties push on with rallies, Commune Elections, Phnom Penh Post
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A new section of road will be built on Phnom Penh's Koh Dach if the Cambodian People's Party wins the island commune at Sunday's elections, an official told ...

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28 May 2017 | 7:16 pm

Cambodia opposition says to win majority in local, national vote ... - Reuters


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Cambodia opposition says to win majority in local, national vote ...
Reuters
Cambodia's opposition leader on Sunday said his party will secure a majority win in a local election next month and a general election next year, pointing to a ...
Sokha says military will be barred from political parties if CNRP wins in 2018The Phnom Penh Post

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28 May 2017 | 5:01 am

$500k Commune Pledge Will Stem Migration: Sokha - The Cambodia Daily


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$500k Commune Pledge Will Stem Migration: Sokha
The Cambodia Daily
CNRP leader Kem Sokha assured supporters on Friday that his party would follow through with its pledge to provide $500,000 to every commune if it wins next year's national election in a move he hoped would prevent mass migration from rural areas.

26 May 2017 | 6:11 am

Interview: 'When Our Citizens Are Empowered, They Can Protect Their Own Interests' - Radio Free Asia


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Interview: 'When Our Citizens Are Empowered, They Can Protect Their Own Interests'
Radio Free Asia
Kem Sokha, president of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) spoke with reporter Vuthy Huot of Radio Free Asia's Khmer Service by telephone on Wednesday to discuss his party's campaign platform ahead of upcoming local elections on ...
Opposition, Ruling CPP Warn of Dire Election ConsequencesThe Cambodia Daily
Cambodia's Commune Elections: A Barometer for 2018The Diplomat
CNRP funding vow a 'problem' for us: BanhThe Phnom Penh Post

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24 May 2017 | 4:28 pm

On the campaign trail, Sokha pushes localised budgets - The Phnom Penh Post


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On the campaign trail, Sokha pushes localised budgets
The Phnom Penh Post
Opposition leader Kem Sokha said in an interview yesterday that his party is aiming to win more than 60 percent of the votes cast at the June 4 commune elections, pointing to his proposal to decentralise development by giving each commune $500,000 a ...
Election Committee Rebuts Opposition Over Airtime DisputeThe Cambodia Daily
Low turnout but high momentum for CPP, CNRP campaignsKhmer Times
Cambodia's premier enters campaign fray as opposition predicts victorySoutheast Asia Globe

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23 May 2017 | 7:22 pm

At rally, Kem Sokha vows accountability - The Phnom Penh Post


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At rally, Kem Sokha vows accountability
The Phnom Penh Post
Opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party leader Kem Sokha told supporters in Koh Kong province yesterday morning that any CNRP commune chiefs elected on June 4 who later turn out to be corrupt will be immediately replaced by the party. A day after ...
Cambodia's Capital Calm Amid Election Campaign RestrictionsRadio Free Asia
CNRP Would Slash Ministry Funds by 20%, Spokesman SaysThe Cambodia Daily
Commune Elections a Big Test for Hun SenVoice of America

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22 May 2017 | 7:07 pm

Change Is Coming, Kem Sokha Promises at Mass CNRP Rally - The Cambodia Daily


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Change Is Coming, Kem Sokha Promises at Mass CNRP Rally
The Cambodia Daily
CNRP President Kem Sokha addresses supporters at a rally in Phnom Penh on Saturday morning, in a photograph posted to his Facebook page. “To change or not? Remove or not?” Mr. Sokha asked on Saturday morning from the bed of a truck on Hun Sen ...
CNRP would dismantle Development MinistryThe Phnom Penh Post
Ministry disputes abolition callKhmer Times

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21 May 2017 | 6:55 pm

Opposition Leader Kem Sokha Returns From US Trip to Focus on June Election - Radio Free Asia


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Opposition Leader Kem Sokha Returns From US Trip to Focus on June Election
Radio Free Asia
Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha returned to Cambodia on Tuesday after a 17-day trip to the United States, saying he had drummed up U.S. interest in key local elections next month and reached out to Cambodian-Americans across the country.
Opposition Leader Returns to Country After 17-Day US TripThe Cambodia Daily
Sokha under fire for toilets claimKhmer Times

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16 May 2017 | 3:15 pm

At US fundraiser, Sokha seeks $200K for election - The Phnom Penh Post


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At US fundraiser, Sokha seeks $200K for election
The Phnom Penh Post
Opposition leader Kem Sokha appealed to Cambodian citizens in the US for financial support yesterday, claiming that based on recent conversations, the international community believes the CNRP will win June's commune elections. Addressing a crowd in ...
CNRP Courts US Support in Anticipation of 'Positive Change'The Cambodia Daily

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1 May 2017 | 7:10 pm

Sokha tells US crowds of CPP 'intimidation' - The Phnom Penh Post


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Sokha tells US crowds of CPP 'intimidation'
The Phnom Penh Post
Opposition leader Kem Sokha struck a defiant tone before supporters in the US city of Philadelphia on Friday, saying the opposition would not be cowed by intimidation from the ruling party. The speech was one part of a fundraising jaunt by Sokha in the ...

30 Apr 2017 | 7:24 pm