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Pich Sros raises dam issues

Cambodian Youth Party (CYP) president Pich Sros on Tuesday raised four issues faced by residents of Kampong Speu and Takeo provinces regarding dam constructions and submitted his report to the Minister of Water Resources and Meteorology Lim Kean Hor. Sros told The Post that the ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pich-sros-raises-dam-issues

Boeng Prek Tup project opposed

The Cambodian Youth Party has requested the government reconsider the development of the Boeng Prek Tup lake area in Preah Sihanouk province. More than 16 hectares of Boeng Prek Tup lake was designated as a freshwater conservation area in 2016 by a government sub-decree. The ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50541168/boeng-prek-tup-project-opposed/

NEC to release final results as complaint window closes

The National Election Committee (NEC) is set to announce the final results of the July 29 national elections on Wednesday as scheduled, said NEC deputy secretary-general Som Sorida. However, two analysts expressed scepticism over the announcement, claiming that the political parties were aware that it ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-release-final-results-complaint-window-closes

Parties question NEC policy

Opposition party and civil society leaders spoke out on Tuesday against a move by the National Election Committee (NEC) that prohibits supporters of any party from attacking or criticising the platform of another. Several opposition politicians called it an act against democracy, while the NEC’s ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/parties-question-nec-policy

Parties register with NEC as deadline looms

A senior National Election Committee official said yesterday evening that an additional eight political parties have received their application forms to field candidates to contest the upcoming national election in July. The official also said that other parties are completing their financial reports to submit ...

Mom Sophon
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50487390/parties-register-with-nec-as-deadline-looms/

Religion ministry plans to sue activist monk But Buntenh under lèse majesté

The Ministry of Cults and Religion has said it will consider lodging a complaint against activist monk But Buntenh following his remarks that Cambodians, including the King, drink contaminated water. Cambodian Youth Party President Pich Sros, who initially had said he was thinking about lodging ...

Leonie Kijewski and Niem Chheng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/religion-ministry-plans-sue-activist-monk-buntenh-under-lese-majeste

Official Senate election results released

The National Election Committee yesterday announced the official Senate election results, confirming that the ruling CPP secured all 58 seats to be filled.​ According to the official results, the CPP received 11,202 votes, Funcinpec received 276, the Khmer National United Party received 182 and the ...

Khy Sovuthy
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50111835/official-senate-election-results-released/

‘Little’ campaigning done for Senate polls

The National Election Committee said yesterday that three political parties standing for next week’s Senate election have done very little campaigning, while NGOs said it was a consequence of the main opposition party being dissolved. According to an NEC press release, the three parties that have ...

May Titthara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50109501/little-campaigning-done-senate-polls/

Cambodian Youth Party launches bid to end CNRP

The Cambodian Youth Party (CYP) filed a complaint to the Ministry of Interior yesterday requesting the dissolution of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party, as the royalist party Funcinpec reaffirmed its commitment to do the same. ...

Andrew Nachemson and Soth Koemsoeun
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodian-youth-party-launches-bid-end-cnrp

Parties file separate suits for dissolution of CNRP

The royalist Funcinpec party and the Cambodian Youth Party (CYP) have separately announced plans to file lawsuits to the Supreme Court to dissolve the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party over charges against leader Kem Sokha of treason. ...

Ben Sokhean and Andrew Nachemson
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/parties-file-separate-suits-dissolution-cnrp

Youth to protest Vietnam land grabs

The Cambodian Youth Party (CYP) is urging the public to join a mass demonstration on October 10 against Vietnam, due to what they say is a continued encroachment by the neighboring country on Cambodian territory through two settlements currently under construction. In an announcement sent out ...

May Titthara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/30212/youth-to-protest-vietnam-land-grabs/

Cambodian youth party to register for official status

The Cambodian Youth Party has gathered the 400 members and 3 million riel necessary to register as a political party, its founder said on Friday, adding that he planned to file paperwork with the Interior Ministry on Monday.     ...

Khy Sovuthy
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/cambodian-youth-party-to-register-for-official-status-106952/

New youth-oriented political party launches

A former garment worker announced plans on Thursday to launch a political party focused on alleviating the problems faced by Cambodia’s youth, targeting what he says is a lacuna in current policy.   ...

Khy Sovuthy and Anthony Jensen
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/new-youth-oriented-political-party-launches-103850/

‘Youth Party’ latest to target upcoming polls

A new political party has entered the election race, becoming the seventh to launch since the 2013 poll.The Cambodian Youth Party (CYP), which claims to have 3,000 members, will hold a press conference today to publicise its platform. ...

Meas Sokchea
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/youth-party-latest-target-upcoming-polls

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