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
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
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
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
Sam Rainsy Party leader Kong Korm has rebuked the party’s former leader and namesake Sam Rainsy for annulling a decision to replace Senator Thak Lany midway through her term.
March 25, 2015
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
The newest release from local production company Khmer Mekong Films starts with a scene of a young man lying in bed, staring at the ceiling.
March 23, 2015
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
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
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