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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

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

Prime Minister: Ignore group’s calls to stage ‘a coup d’etat’

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday told Sar Kheng and other government officials not to respond to an unnamed group who he said had urged the Minister of Interior to stage a coup against the leader of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP). He said ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/prime-minister-ignore-groups-calls-stage-coup-detat

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

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/

CPP votes new members to top committee

The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) on Thursday revamped its organisational structure and elected a further seven people to the Permanent Committee of its Central Committee to add to the existing 30 members. ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/cpp-votes-new-members-top-committee

CPP Congress sets key policies

The 41st Congress of the Central Committee of the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), headed by its president and Prime Minister Hun Sen has laid out key policies and far-reaching reforms across all sectors in order to win provincial, municipal, district and national elections, party spokesman ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cpp-congress-sets-key-policies

Three thousand CPP members attend its congress in the capital

More than 3,000 members of the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) attended the opening of the party’s 41st Congress of the Central Committee in Phnom Penh on Tuesday. The congress aims to elect new members to top party committees and carefully decide strategies to maintain ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/three-thousand-cpp-members-attend-its-congress-capital

Hun Sen rejects ‘rift’ rumours spread by ‘stupid gangsters’

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday denied a “rift” among top leaders of the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), and rejected claims that Senate president Say Chhum and Interior Minister Sar Kheng were set to be removed from their positions as rumours spread by “gangsters”. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-rejects-rift-rumours-spread-stupid-gangsters

One year on, CNRP fate unclear

A year after the dissolution of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), the fate of the former main opposition party remains unclear. While its senior officials claim the Supreme Court-dissolution of their party is a “death knell for democracy” in Cambodia, Council of Ministers spokesman ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/one-year-cnrp-fate-unclear

Cambodia denies rights violations

Ahead of a mission to the Kingdom by UN’s Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Cambodia, a spokesman for the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) yesterday said Cambodia has never been sanctioned by the UN for violating human rights, noting that the rapporteur and other rights ...

Khmer Times
https://www.manilatimes.net/cambodia-denies-rights-violations/459237/

Relations with China to continue growing

A high-ranking Chinese official has vowed to boost ties with Cambodia to a new high, noting that the Kingdom has steady economic development during a meeting with Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday. ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50545338/relations-with-china-to-continue-growing/

PM: Programme to recover Vietnam War missing back on

Prime Minister Hun Sen has announced the resumption of the MIA programme to recover the remains of American service personnel missing after action on Cambodian soil during the Vietnam War. The programme was suspended for more than a year after the US government imposed visa ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-programme-recover-vietnam-war-missing-back

Government hits back at threats to pull EBA, suspend UN seat

The spokesman for the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) has said the government is in no way concerned after the European Parliament gave it three months to reverse what it called the “systematic repression of the political opposition”. ...

Niem Chheng and Meas Sokchea
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-hits-back-threats-pull-eba-suspend-un-seat

CPP: ‘Behave or Sokha suffers’

The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) spokesman warned Kem Monovithya on Thursday that her attempt to damage “national reputation and prestige” would lead to her father, Kem Sokha, receiving even harsher punishment. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cpp-behave-or-sokha-suffers

Union leader warns of protests

A prominent union leader on Tuesday threatened to hold a large-scale demonstration if the newly elected government ignores the European Union’s resolution demanding a political compromise between the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) and the court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP). ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/union-leader-warns-protests

Sar Kheng: Sokha requested security

Interior Minister Sar Kheng on Sunday revealed the story behind the transfer of former opposition party leader Kem Sokha from Trapaing Phlong prison in Tbong Khmum province to his house in the capital. Speaking at the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) headquarters in Prey Veng ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-sokha-requested-security

PM: Leaders age like wine

Defending the fact that the leadership has remained largely the same in the sixth mandate of the government, Prime Minister Hun Sen said reforms were more about improving job efficiencies. Several analysts have begged to differ, however, saying reforms won’t make much progress under an ...

Meas Sokchea
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-leaders-age-wine

‘Unity’ urged by King as West ‘boycotts’ opening

King Norodom Sihamoni used the opening of parliament on Wednesday morning to call for “strong national solidarity based on the spirit of national unity” as he inaugurated the sixth mandate of the National Assembly in a ceremony that was devoid of representatives from major Western ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/unity-urged-king-west-boycotts-opening

Australia to miss opening of assembly due to ‘flawed’ poll

As Australia became the latest Western embassy to announce it would not be sending a representative to Wednesday’s opening of parliament, Council of Ministers spokesman Phay Siphan dismissed the US and EU Ambassadors being “unable to attend” as no loss because “they give no value ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/australia-miss-opening-assembly-due-flawed-poll

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