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PM Defends Key Bodies

Hun Sen has claimed “the law” prevents key recently-formed bodies such as the National Elec­tion Committee and the Constitu­tion­al Council from being politically biased...

CPP Takes Note of Registration Numbers

The CPP’s extensive network of neighborhood cell leaders has been collecting the voter registration cards of party recruits and recording their identification numbers, voters...

NEC Examines Ballot Boxes, Awards Election Printing Bid

The National Election Com­mittee on Monday viewed the ballot boxes that will be used in elections scheduled for July 26.  Funded by the Japanese government,...

US Limits Election Aid to Observers, Local NGOs

The US government has decided to donate $2.3 million for upcoming elections, but none of the funds will go to the National Election Committee...

NEC Regulates Propaganda on the Airwaves

The National Election Com­mittee issued regulations on media access Monday, banning political advertisements from the airwaves except on state-run media during the 30-day campaign...

NEC Claims 1.4 Million Registered

The National Election Com­mittee estimates about 1.4 million voters have been registered for upcoming elections in the past week, an NEC spokes­man said Monday....

Complaints Voiced of ‘Vietnamese Voters’

Responding to complaints that non-Cambodians may be registering to vote in upcoming elections, the National Election Com­mittee general secretary urged political parties Saturday to...

Key Legal Council Stacked in Favor of CPP

The final three members of the Constitutional Council were ap­pointed Thursday, stacking the country’s highest legal appeals body in favor of the CPP. Members...

Identification Complaints Force NEC to Issue Order

Widespread complaints of prospective voters being turned away from registration centers forced the National Election Committee to issue strict orders Wednesday that no one...

Ministry Disputes Media Access Questions

The Ministry of Information on Wednesday disputed the opposition National United Front’s contention that media access is lacking in the run-up to national elections....

Lawmaker Might Leave Town After Published Death Threats

Outspoken parliamentarian Son Chhay (BLDP) said Tuesday he is concerned about a threat on his life published last week in a local newspaper and...

NUF Declares Boycott of ‘Unfair’ Poll

As voter registration began Monday, the opposition National United Front declared a boycott of the July 26 national elections, saying the polls cannot be...

Opposition Claims Bias in Poll Registration

Opposition politicians claimed Monday that commune officials in several areas were selectively registering only CPP-loyal people to vote in upcoming elections. Reports from the...

Minor Snags Expected for Registration

There may not be enough ma­terials and not everyone may know where to go, but elections officials said Sunday they should be able to...

Groups Like Philippines Polling Ideas

Two Cambodian elections watchdog groups returned from observing Monday’s polling in the Philippines with new ideas for “parallel counting” of ballots in July’s elections....

Ready or Not, Registration Begins Monday

Oun Kong has a big job to do, very little time to do it in and a bit of a problem. The chairman of...

Resistance Team To Discuss Reintegration

A team of Funcinpec fighters led by former RCAF Mil­itary Region 4 commander Khann Savoeun arrived in Phnom Penh on Wednesday for talks on...

Hun Sen Finds Garment Jobs For Bassac Camp Squatters

Second Prime Minister Hun Sen said he has procured 2,000 jobs in garment factories for squatters in Phnom Penh. “I have talked with ...

Remote Villages Gauge Success of Anti-Malaria Campaign

Health workers this week will visit Ka Chok village in Ratana­k­kiri province to assess a village that had one of the highest-ever recorded malaria...

Prince’s Camp Blasts Bickering—and Bickerer

A spokesman for deposed first prime minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh on Monday called for unity among opposition parties, saying that bickering would only weaken...