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National Assembly Begins Recruiting NEC Members

The National Assembly on Friday put out a public call for applicants to fill nine seats on the new National Election Committee, which will be composed of four members selected by the ruling CPP, four by the opposition CNRP and a ninth “neutral” member approved by both parties.

March 28, 2015

CNRP Will Not Protest at Meach Sovannara Trial

The opposition CNRP will neither protest at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Friday nor send any senior officials there to oppose the scheduled hearing of 11 of its members who stand charged with “insurrection,” opposition spokesman Yem Ponhearith said Thursday.

March 27, 2015

Assembly Panel to Accept NEC Nominations Beginning Friday

The National Assembly’s standing committee will meet on Friday to open nominations for members of the new National Election Committee and then vote on its nine members on April 13, a spokesman said Wednesday.

March 26, 2015

Constitutional Council Asked to Annul Portions of Election Laws

One of the country’s foremost election rights advocates wrote to the Constitutional Council on Tuesday requesting that it annul two articles in the proposed new national election law that he says violate constitutional rights to participate in election campaigns.

March 25, 2015

Senate Passes Reformed Election Laws in Quick Vote

The Senate unanimously approved the country’s two new election laws in a special session Monday, with the laws now only requiring review by the Constitutional Council and assent by King Norodom Sihamoni to be enacted.

March 24, 2015

More Than 5,000 Guests Attend Royal Group Chairman’s Wedding

The wedding of tycoon Kith Meng, chairman of local conglomerate the Royal Group, to the mother of his four children, singer Mao Chamnan, saw more than 5,000 guests invited to the two-day ceremony in Phnom Penh on Thursday and Friday.

March 21, 2015

Assembly Passes New Election Laws

The National Assembly on Thursday unanimously approved the country’s two new election laws, paving the way for the new bipartisan National Election Committee to be established before the Khmer New Year in mid-April.

March 20, 2015

National Assembly Passes Election Laws

The National Assembly on Thursday unanimously approved the country’s two new election laws, paving the way for the new bipartisan National Election Committee to be established.

March 19, 2015
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