CPP, 27 smaller parties form ‘long-term vision’ coalition

The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) and 27 other political parties have reached an eight-point agreement to form a coalition for closer cooperation and mutual support. ...

Post Staff

Ruling party forms historic coalition

The Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) is set to sign a “Cooperation and Coalition Agreement” with 27 other parties at an event to be presided over by CPP president and former prime minister Hun Sen on October 25. ...

Post Staff

CP denied registration documents by ministry

The Ministry of Interior will not reissue registration documents to the Candlelight Party (CP). Following a September 21 meeting between ministry secretary of state Bun Honn and CP representatives, the ministry cited the fact that there is no relevant law which would authorise it to ...

Vong Daravady

Ministry agrees to meet Candlelight Party

The Ministry of Interior has granted the Candlelight Party’s (CP) request for a meeting with its representative to discuss their party’s registration. ...

Kim Yutharo

NEC: 2023 voter registration to kick off in October

The registration of voters for the year 2023 will take place from Oct. 1 to 19 at the communes/Sangkat across the country, announced the National Election Committee (NEC) in a meeting with stakeholders held at the NEC’s headquarters in Phnom Penh this morning. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Banteay Meanchey police detain 23 Candlelight Party officials

Banteay Meanchey Provincial Police detained and questioned 23 Candlelight party officials over the weekend for allegedly lying to people while collecting thumbprints to establish a new political party. Police say party members falsely told citizens that CPP leaders were behind the effort to create the ...

Khuon Narim

29 parties seek SCC membership

Among the more than 40 political parties registered with the Ministry of Interior, 29 have applied for membership in the Supreme Consultative Council (SCC).​ ...

Soth Koemsoeun

World leaders share best wishes with Hun Manet

World leaders have been quick to convey their congratulations to Hun Manet as he took the reins as Prime Minister of Cambodia on August 22.​ ...

Neang Sokunthea

New gov’t to strive hard to achieve upper-middle, high-income goals

Moments before Mr Hun Manet was sworn in as the new Prime Minister, his predecessor Mr Hun Sen said that he expects the new government to take Cambodia out of its least-developed country status and achieve the upper-middle-income and high-income in 2030 and 2050 respectively. ...

Kang Sothear

Cambodia’s parliament elects woman as president for 1st time in history

Khuon Sudary was elected on Tuesday as the president of Cambodia’s National Assembly for a new five-year term, becoming the first woman to hold this top post, according to the state-run National Television of Cambodia (TVK). ...

Khmer Times Staff

New Government formation to bring more new investments

The formation of the new Royal Government of Cambodia will bring new investments to the country, generating more jobs and contributing to the economic growth. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Vietnam congratulates Cambodia on the establishment of 7th-tenure NA, Government

Vietnamese leaders on August 22 extended congratulations to their Cambodian counterparts on the occasion of the establishment of the 7th-tenure National Assembly (NA) and Government (2023-2028). ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodian lawmakers to elect Hun Manet as next leader today

Cambodia’s parliament will vote today to confirm Hun Manet as prime minister, completing a handover of power after last month’s election. ...

Khmer Times Staff

First day of Candlelight leader Thach Setha trial cut short due to his “bad mood”

A Phnom Penh Municipal Court judge decided to end the first day of the trial of Candlelight Party Vice President Thach Setha, charged for allegedly writing bad checks, early because of Setha’s “bad mood.” ...

Khuon Narim

NEC to update voter list after three-month registration exercise

The National Election Committee (NEC) will review the voter list and update it accordingly after a nationwaide voter registration exercise is carried out from October to December. ...

Hang Punreay

NEC touts ‘successful’ election

The National Election Committee’s (NEC) “successful” holding of the 2023 general election reflected the proper implementation of the Kingdom’s Constitution, laws and relevant legal documents, said NEC vice-chairman Nuth Sokhom as he addressed an August 14 meeting held to summarise the electoral work. ...

Kim Yutharo

7th Cambodian NA to convene first sitting on August 21

The first sitting of the 7th Cambodian National Assembly (NA) will be convened on August 21, nearly one month after its election that took place on July 23. ...

Khmer Times Staff

NEC set to review 2023 election at Battambang meet

The National Election Committee (NEC) is preparing for a significant two-day meeting on August 14 and 15 to assess and evaluate the proceedings of the July 23 general election. ...

Kim Yutharo

NEC confirms final election results

National Election Committee (NEC) on the morning of August 5 announced the official July 23 parliamentary election results, confirming that the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) received 120 out of the 125 available seats in parliament. ...

Post Staff

UN calls Cambodian election “Distorted,” Hun Sen downplays international criticism

Cambodia’s electoral process was “distorted” due to the ban on the Candlelight Party and ruling elites harassing opponents, UN experts said in a statement released Wednesday. ...

Khuon Narim

PM announces two new deputy prime ministers in new Cabinet

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday named one minister and a national police chief who will become deputy prime ministers in the Cabinet in the 7th mandate led by Hun Manet. ...

Torn Vibol

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