NEC considering CNRP proposal for more voters

The National Election Committee (NEC) confirmed during a press conference on Friday that it is considering a request from the opposition to extend voter registration through holidays, specifically Pchum Ben. ...

Ven Rathavong

NEC says commune elections likely for June 2017

National Election Committee (NEC) Secretary-General Tep Nytha said on Thursday that next year’s crucial commune council elections would likely be held in June but that the decision must ultimately come from the government.   ...

Kuch Naren

Opposition casts doubt on NEC leadership, staff

The National Election Committee (NEC) yesterday appointed Tep Nytha to another term as secretary general, in a selection process that civil society and opposition party members have criticized as fraudulent and closed from public scrutiny. ...

Taing Vida

Election body set to form new administration

A sub-decree regulating the internal functioning of the new National Election Committee was signed by Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday, paving the way for the election body to select new administrative officials and begin organizing itself for elections scheduled for 2017 and 2018. ...

Aun Chhengpor

New election body to meet Japanese, European Union diplomats

Less than two weeks after it was established, the reformed National Election Committee (NEC) will formally convene today for the first time to meet with delegations from Japan and the European Union (E.U.), two of the biggest past contributors to electoral reform in Cambodia. ...

Kuch Naren and Alex Willemyns

NEC official says opposition assembly swap would be legal

National Election Committee (NEC) Secretary-General Tep Nytha said Wednesday that imprisoned CNRP official Meach Sovannara could be named as one of the opposition’s 55 lawmakers even though he stands charged with insurrection. Opposition leader Sam Rainsy said Friday that the CNRP would ask Yont Tharo, ...

Kuch Naren

CPP Readies for One-Party Vote On Assembly Committees

Senior CPP members selected nominees for the National Assembly’s nine permanent committees behind closed doors on Tuesday, while the opposition CNRP, which has continued to boycott the Assembly over July’s disputed election, urged some of Cambodia’s foreign donors to immediately sever ties with the government ...

Hul Reaksmey

Report Says Election Results Not Reflective of People’s Will

Transparency International Cambodia (TIC) on Thursday concluded in a report that official results of the July 28 national election released by the National Election Committee (NEC) do not reflect the will of the people due to widespread irregularities occurring both before and on election day. The ...

Lauren Crothers

Anonymous Hacks Government Websites

Anonymous Cambodia, a group of local computer hackers, has claimed responsibility for disrupting at least three government websites since Saturday and vowed additional hacking attacks to protest against July’s “unfair” election, according to the group’s Facebook page and Twitter account. Since Saturday, the hackers have attacked ...

Joshua Wilwohl

Senior CPP Officials Agree to Give Up Lawmaker Positions

The National Election Committee (NEC) on Monday said that a host of senior ruling party officials had resigned from their elected posts in Parliament in order to allow lawmakers lower down the party’s rostrum of candidates to be given a seat in the National Assembly. “The ...

Phorn Bopha

Going home to vote? Expect a hike in travel prices

Voters who travel to cast ballots in the upcoming poll Sunday could face higher transportation fees as drivers and companies try to capitalise on heavier passenger volume. Phan Na, general manager at Phnom Penh Sorya Transportation, which sells bus tickets to several provinces, said fees could ...

Cambodian opposition chief arrives home after 4 years in exile

Cambodia’s charismatic opposition leader Sam Rainsy arrived in his home country on Friday morning after spending nearly four years abroad in self-imposed exile to avoid an 11-year prison sentence on charges of disinformation and destruction of public property. Hun Sen said his request to the ...

Contact us

Contact us

Do you have questions on the content published by Open Development Cambodia (ODC)? We will gladly help you.

Have you found a technical problem or issue on the Open Development Cambodia (ODC) website?

Tell us how we're doing.

Do you have resources that could help expand the Open Development Cambodia (ODC) website? We will review any map data, laws, articles, and documents that we do not yet have and see if we can implement them into our site. Please make sure the resources are in the public domain or fall under a Creative Commons license.

File was deleted

Disclaimer: Open Development Cambodia (ODC) will thoroughly review all submitted resources for integrity and relevancy before the resources are hosted. All hosted resources will be in the public domain, or licensed under Creative Commons. We thank you for your support.

* The idea box couldn't be blank! Something's gone wrong, Please Resubmit the form! Please add the code correctly​ first.

Thank you for taking the time to get in contact!