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Expired ID cards to be okayed for 2023 National Election

The government will issue a sub-decree to extend the validity of expired ID cards to enable people to cast their ballot for the National Election on July 23. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501229685/expired-id-cards-to-be-okayed-for-2023-national-election/

CPP sets out five primary strategic goals for 2023-28

The Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) on January 29 concluded its two-day extraordinary congress, setting the party’s priority goals for 2023-2028. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cpp-sets-out-five-primary-strategic-goals-2023-28

Candlelight leaders decry persecution as Hun Sen threatens another lawsuit

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday threatened to sue the opposition Candlelight party after its leaders accused the ruling CPP of political persecution in the run-up to the July 23 national elections. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://cambojanews.com/candlelight-leaders-decry-persecution-as-hun-sen-threatens-another-lawsuit/

NEC voter lists protest period ongoing with 53 total complaints

The period for lodging official complaints with the National Election Committee (NEC) following the posting of the 2022 voter list and list of removed names is underway with a total of 53 complaints received to date through commune councils nationwide, according to NEC spokesman Som ...

Yuth Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-voter-lists-protest-period-ongoing-53-total-complaints

Preliminary voter list for 2023 election posted by NEC

The National Election Committee (NEC) put up a January 13 notice of the preliminary voter list and the names to be removed from the voter list in communes across the country, with the two lists posted at the same locations so that the electorate can ...

Yuth Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preliminary-voter-list-2023-election-posted-nec

Candidates ready for new city, district council polls

Several political parties said they are ready to contest elections for the newly created five cities and district council elections in April. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501218199/candidates-ready-for-new-city-district-council-polls/

Australia ambassador says optimistic about ‘free, fair’ July general elections

Outgoing Australian ambassador Pablo Kang expressed confidence that the 7th parliamentary election, scheduled for July 23 this year, will go smoothly with the participation of many political parties.​​​ Kang met with Minister of Interior Sar Kheng at the ministry headquarters on January 9, as he ...

Yuth Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/australia-ambassador-says-optimistic-about-free-fair-july-general-elections

MoI assures violence-free National Election 2023

Authorities are preparing to ensure a violence-free 7th National Assembly election, General Khieu Sopheak, Spokesman of the Ministry of Interior (MoI), said yesterday. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501217281/moi-assures-violence-free-national-election-2023/

NEC rejects reform requests from minor parties, form 1102 access restricted

Minor party leaders say voting irregularities they flagged after last year’s commune election have not been addressed by the National Election Committee, which has ignored most of their suggestions for electoral reform. ...

Ouch Sony
https://vodenglish.news/nec-rejects-reform-requests-from-minor-parties-form-1102-access-restricted/

NEC issues 2023 election procedures

As the 2023 national election approaches, The National Election Committee (NEC) has rolled out the rules and procedure for all relevant parties. The regulations were issued following consultation meetings with relevant parties, including representatives from political parties and election observation civil groups. ...

Rann Reuy
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-issues-2023-election-procedures

NEC set to reject opposition parties, NGOs’ key recommendations to improve elections

The National Election Committee (NEC) appears set to reject key recommendations from civil society and opposition political parties intended to improve fairness and transparency in the July national elections. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://cambojanews.com/nec-set-to-reject-opposition-parties-ngos-key-recommendations-to-improve-elections/

National Assembly to solve complaints before the election

The National Assembly closed their plenary session yesterday, which began in October 2022, receiving almost 20 complaints and it vowed to resolve them before the upcoming national election. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501213228/national-assembly-to-solve-complaints-before-the-election/

NEC defines media’s role in 2023 general election

As the 2023 national election is approaching, the International Relations Institute at the Royal Academy of Cambodia (RAC) and the Club of Cambodian Journalists (CCJ) held a two-day training workshop to highlight the key role of the media in the poll. ...

Hong Raksmey
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-defines-medias-role-2023-general-election

NEC to set election date for new districts

The National Election Committee (NEC) is preparing to set the date for the election of councillors of the new five districts created by the government through a sub-decree. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501209678/nec-to-set-election-date-for-new-districts/

NEC will publish National election lists January 13

The National Election Committee (NEC) plans to publish the first version of voter lists for next year’s national election on January 13. ...

Yuth Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-will-publish-national-election-lists-january-13

NEC granting 7,662 party agents status as observers

The National Election Committee (NEC) has so far granted permission to 7,662 political party representatives – 1,617 of them women – to observe its preparations of voter lists, ahead of next year’s national elections. ...

Yuth Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-granting-7662-party-agents-status-observers

NEC strikes out 250,000 names from voters list

The National Election Committee (NEC) has removed some 250,000 names from the voters list during the recent voter registration and voter verification exercise. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501201166/nec-strikes-out-250000-names-from-voters-list/

Ahead of 2023 elections, press freedom continues to lag, CCHR says

Cambodia’s levels of freedom of expression, press and access to information remain low, and the work environment for journalists and human rights defenders is “increasingly dangerous,” the Cambodian Center for Human Rights said in a report released Thursday. ...

Phon Sotthyroth
https://cambojanews.com/ahead-of-2023-elections-press-freedom-continues-to-lag-cchr-says/

No extensions for registration deadlines, list review for vote

A senior National Election Committee (NEC) official said there would be no extensions to voter registration or the voter list review. Anyone who failed to register before the upcoming December 8 deadline would be unable to participate in next year’s national election. ...

Neang Sokunthea
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/no-extensions-registration-deadlines-list-review-vote

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