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More than 250,000 new voters registered

The National Election Committee (NEC) has seen an increase in new voters registering this year in comparison to last year.   ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50774600/more-than-250000-new-voters-registered/

NEC bans voter registration interference

The National Election Committee (NEC) issued a statement on Saturday warning of punishment against those who express offensive comments which affect voter registration. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50769632/nec-bans-voter-registration-interference/

NEC expects to register over 300,000 new voters in 2020 list

The National Election Committee (NEC) has estimated there will be over 300,000 new registrants, and 123,251 names removed from its voter list this year. ...

Kuch Nithatevy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50765618/nec-expects-to-register-over-300000-new-voters-in-2020-list/

Voter’s registration to open from October 1 to 19

The National Election Committee will hold voter registration from October 1 to 19 in preparation for the 2022 commune and 2023 national elections. ...

Va Sonyka
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50745456/voters-registration-to-open-from-october-1-to-19/

Group calls for oversees voting

The National Election Committee (NEC) met with the Committee for Free and Fair Elections in Cambodia (Comfrel) to discuss the audit of the 2019 voter list. While Comfrel presented evidence of name repetition on the voter list, it confirmed the list was almost 100 per ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/group-calls-oversees-voting

CPP sets goals for this year

The Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) on Saturday held its 42nd congress at the Koh Pich Convention and Exhibition Centre in the capital to review its achievements for last year and set this year’s targets. Presided by Prime Minister Hun Sen, who is also CPP president, ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/cpp-sets-goals-year

Cambodian court under fire from opposition, NGOs on second day of Kem Sokha trial

A court in Cambodia held the second day of hearings in the treason trial of opposition leader Kem Sokha on Thursday, as the defendant’s party decried what it called a “political show” orchestrated by the government and authorities came under fire for refusing observers access ...

Joshua Lipes
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/cambodia/fire-01162020171920.html

Sokha’s treason trial begins

The treason trial of Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) president Kem Sokha began at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Wednesday with the presentation of a two-minute video clip. The footage, which was the basis of the charge against him, was dismissed by ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/sokhas-treason-trial-begins

Security beefed up before Sokha trial

Security will be heightened across the Kingdom on Wednesday, especially in the capital and around the Phnom Penh Municipal Court, in preparation for Kem Sokha’s treason trial. The former president of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) was arrested in September 2017 and ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/security-beefed-sokha-trial

Ministry agrees to creation of CNLP

The Ministry of Interior has agreed in principle to allow former Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) officials and activists to create a party after they received political rehabilitation. They are required to prepare documents under the law for the official registration of the new Cambodian ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/ministry-agrees-creation-cnlp

Ex-CNRP form political party

Former members of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) and other activists on Thursday announced the formation of a new political party called the Cambodian Nation Love Party (CNLP) to continue the CNRP’s legacy and participate in future elections. One of the party’s ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/ex-cnrp-form-political-party

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 ...

https://bit.ly/2VUa5Eu
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

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