NEC reiterates its independence

The National Election Committee (NEC) has reiterated its independent stand towards organising elections in the Kingdom while blaming some politicians for acting in violation of the law ahead of July’s National Election. ...

Ben Sokhean

UK Ambassador meets NEC to discuss National Election

The UK Ambassador to Cambodia Dominic Williams hopes that Cambodia’s National Election would be held in a peaceful, free, and fair environment, with space for differing political views to be expressed. ...

So Cheata

Electricite Du Cambodge Gets 70 Hectares of Boeng Tamok

The government continued the trend of giving state institutions and private individuals tracts of land on Phnom Penh’s Boeng Tamok lake, handing over 70 hectares to state utilities supplier Electricite du Cambodge. ...

Seoung Nimol

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Appeal court upholds Son Chhay defamation ruling, ups damages owed to CPP to $1 million

The Appeal Court on Wednesday upheld a lower court ruling finding  Candlelight Party vice president, Son Chhay, guilty of defamation against the Cambodian People’s Party and ordered him to pay  4 billion riel ($1 million) in damages — an increase by a third of what ...

Sorn Sarath

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

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

Observers signing up for national elections

As of November 7, the National Election Committee (NEC) had registered a total of 2,661 national observers from six NGOs and associations who had applied to observe next year’s general election. ...

Ry Sochan and Chea Sokny

First two days of voter registration nets over 30K new voters

The National Election Committee (NEC) confirmed that in the first two days of new registration on October 20-21 for next year’s national election, more than 30,000 new voters had registered, while nearly 6,000 people have been de-listed. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn

NEC vows violence-free National Election 2023

The National Election Committee (NEC) said it will cooperate closely with the Ministries of Interior and Defence to strengthen security, social safety and public order for the upcoming National Election. ...

Ben Sokhean

PM reminds public to update voter registrations, check list

Prime Minister Hun Sen said he will update his voter registration documents ahead of next year’s national election, while also calling on those who had not registered and those who need to update their voter list information to do so as soon as possible. ...

Mom Kunthear

NEC chair asks voters to check list

National Election Committee (NEC) chairman Prach Chan, in a video clip on the NEC’s official YouTube channel, has called on everyone eligible to ensure they are able to vote in next year’s national election. ...

Samban Chandara

NEC chair asks voters to check list

National Election Committee (NEC) chairman Prach Chan, in a video clip on the NEC’s official YouTube channel, has called on everyone eligible to ensure they are able to vote in next year’s national election. Verifying details and registering for this year’s voter list can at done ...

Samban Chandara

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