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NEC seeks Japan’s help on election education

The National Election Committee has requested the Japanese government to send experts to teach Cambodian officials on ways to educate the public on the importance of participating in democratic elections both at the national and subnational levels. Sik Bun Hok, NEC president, made the request to ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50648902/nec-seeks-japans-help-on-election-education/

Ministry recognises Khmer Conservative Party

Interior Minister Sar Kheng on Wednesday issued a proclamation letter recognising the new Khmer Conservative Party with former opposition party lawmaker Real Camerin at the helm. ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50645044/ministry-recognises-khmer-conservative-party/

Six parties fined for not providing annual reports

The Interior Ministry is set to fine six political parties for not submitting their annual reports and financial statements for two consecutive years. Bun Honn, a ministry secretary of state, yesterday said the six parties are among 44 which are registered in the Kingdom. Speaking ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50635965/six-parties-fined-for-not-providing-annual-reports/

New appointments at the NEC following shake-up

National Election Committee (NEC) chairman Sik Bun Hok instructed his officials to uphold the law following a shake-up of department leaders and secretariat heads within the electoral body on Wednesday. Bun Hok said at the ceremony in which the newly appointed department directors and secretariat ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-appointments-nec-following-shake

Landslide for CPP in polls

The Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) won 4,034 of 4,114 seats in this year’s third mandate municipal, provincial, town and district council elections, while the other six parties received limited support. The National Election Committee (NEC) on Saturday released the formal results of the elections, showing ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/landslide-cpp-polls

NEC: CPP expected to win polls

The Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) received a landslide victory in elections to elect capital, provincial, town and district councillors on Sunday, National Election Commission (NEC) secretary-general Tep Nytha said. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/nec-cpp-expected-win-polls

More than a dozen institutions set to observe upcoming elections

The National Election Committee yesterday said 19 national institutions will participate in monitoring Sunday’s municipal, provincial and district council elections. NEC spokesman Dim Sovannarom said all-in-all, the 19 institutions consist of 1,010 observers from groups such as the Union of Youth Federations in Cambodia and ...

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https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50606921/more-than-a-dozen-institutions-set-to-observe-upcoming-elections/

Three parties to kick off campaigns this weekend

The National Election Committee yesterday said that three out of seven political parties registered for the sub-national elections will kick off their campaigns on the main streets in Phnom Penh over the weekend. In a statement, the NEC noted that the ruling Cambodian People’s Party ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50604684/three-parties-to-kick-off-campaigns-this-weekend/

New name for Real Camerin’s political party gets approval

The Ministry of Interior on Tuesday gave its approval to Real Camerin to name his new political party the Khmer Conservative Party, after his first proposal, the Khmer Empire Party, was denied last month. Camerin, a former lawmaker of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-name-real-camerins-political-party-gets-approval

Thousands attend CNRP-organised pro-democracy vigil in South Korea

Thousands of supporters of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) on Saturday gathered in the South Korean city of Gwangju to hold a candlelight demonstration calling for the “liberation” of democracy in Cambodia. Yim Sinorn, a CNRP member in South Korea, said on ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/thousands-attend-cnrp-organised-pro-democracy-vigil-south-korea

Facing no opposition, Cambodia’s ruling party expects easy local election wins

Cambodia’s ruling party is preparing for local elections to be held in May, but few Cambodians appear to be paying much attention to what has become largely a sideshow after the Cambodian People’s Party banned the main opposition two years ago and handed their jobs ...

Sun Narin
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/facing-no-opposition-cambodia-ruling-party-expects-easy-local-elections-wins/4881573.html

NEC: Seven parties registered for council elections

Seven parties have registered to take part in the 3rd Mandate Council Elections after the March 7-11 registration period concluded on Monday, the NEC has announced. NEC spokesman Hang Puthea told The Post on Monday that the seven parties registered to participate are the ruling ...

NEC to start party, candidate registrations for elections

The National Election Committee (NEC) is to start accepting regist-rations for political parties and candidates from March 7-11 in preparation for the upcoming municipal, provincial, town, district and commune council elections on Sunday, May 26. NEC spokesman Hang Puthea told The Post on Wednesday that ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-start-party-candidate-registrations-elections

CPP members urged to prepare for election

With a sub-national election approaching, the ruling CPP has called on its members to work hand-in-hand to promote its platforms. In a letter dated Friday and released to the public yesterday, CPP vice president and Senate president Say Chhum asked the party committee to have ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50583503/cpp-members-urged-to-prepare-for-election/

KNUP to screen candidates for sub-national election

Khmer National United Party president Nhek Bun Chhay has warned party officials not to nominate relatives in the upcoming sub-national election. In a meeting with party officials at the KNUP headquarters in Phnom Penh’s Chroy Changva district on Saturday, Mr Bun Chhay said candidates have ...

Khy Sovuthy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/579003/knup-to-screen-candidates-for-sub-national-election/

NEC releases council candidates

The National Election Committee (NEC) issued a press release on Wednesday on the candidates who are to take part in the third-mandate council elections in May. It showed there are a total of 559 candidates for capital and provincial councils and 3,555 for district councils. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-releases-council-candidates

New KWP president named

The former senior adviser to the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), Kong Korm, has been named the honorary president of the Khmer Will Party (KWP). The appointment came after Korm and his son Kong Bora became the first of 118 banned senior CNRP ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/new-kwp-president-named

Number of municipal and provincial council members up in 3rd mandate

The number of district, town, provincial and municipal council members will increase to 819 when elections are called for their third mandate on May 26, said a sub-decree issued on January 25 and received by The Post on Sunday. ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/number-municipal-and-provincial-council-members-3rd-mandate

NA ratifies law amendments

The National Assembly on Thursday ratified two amendments to laws intended to improve the representation and efficiency of sub-national administrations and local elections. This is part of an ongoing effort to decentralise power in the Kingdom. ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/na-ratifies-law-amendments

Political parties grow by six to 44 after registration last year

Forty-four political parties are registered to legally conduct activities in the Kingdom, according to an Interior Ministry report. The report, obtained by Khmer Times yesterday, said six new parties were registered last year, bringing the total to 44. ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50565377/political-parties-grow-by-six-to-44-after-registration-last-year/

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