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NEC prepares 13M ballots for July 23 election

The National Election Committee (NEC) announced the successful printing of over 13 million ballot papers. The ballots are set to be dispatched to provinces throughout the country on July 18, a strategic move scheduled five days ahead of the July 23 general election. ...

Kim Yutharo
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-prepares-13m-ballots-july-23-election

NEC requests King, govt to honour 191 outstanding officials

Tbe National Election Committee (NEC) has requested the King and the Government to honour outstanding officials with medals in order to encourage the government sector. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501318146/nec-requests-king-govt-to-honour-191-outstanding-officials/

NEC praises smooth process of first day of election campaign

The first day of a three-week-long campaign for the 7th National Election was conducted smoothly with security, safety, good order and without violence. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501317507/nec-praises-smooth-process-of-first-day-of-election-campaign/

Three-week campaign period announced for forthcoming national election season

The campaign period for next month’s general election will last 21 days, from July 1-21, said Prach Chan, head of the National Election Committee (NEC), who also called for calm in the run-up to the election. ...

Kim Yutharo
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/three-week-campaign-period-announced-forthcoming-national-election-season

Election 2023, National June 27, 2023 Campaign for the General Election in Cambodia to kick off on July 1: NEC

A three-week campaign for the seventh general election in Cambodia will be held from July 1 to July 21, the country’s National Election Committee (NEC) announced in a statement on Monday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501314837/campaign-for-the-general-election-in-cambodia-to-kick-off-on-july-1-nec/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501237384/nec-reiterates-its-independence/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501237094/uk-ambassador-meets-nec-to-discuss-national-election/

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
https://vodenglish.news/electricite-du-cambodge-gets-70-hectares-of-boeng-tamok/

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/

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/

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 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

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
https://cambojanews.com/appeal-court-upholds-son-chhay-defamation-ruling-ups-damages-owed-to-cpp-to-1-million/

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/

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

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/observers-signing-national-elections

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/first-two-days-voter-registration-nets-over-30k-new-voters

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501169889/nec-vows-violence-free-national-election-2023/

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