The Cambodian People’s Party won 70 percent of the country’s 1,646 commune councils at yesterday’s elections, according to unofficial results published by a government-aligned media outlet – a marked drop from the 97 percent it won in 2012
Khem Veasna, founder and president of the League for Democracy Party, has been issued a formal warning by the National Election Com
Jubilant cheers resounded at the Cambodia National Rescue Party headquarters in Kampong Cham last night as the party transformed its solid support base in the province into an undeniable stronghold. The opposition party declared victory in the province as night fell, with unverified preliminary
Ta Siem, a remote commune in Siem Reap province, yesterday changed hands from the opposition to the ruling Cambodian People’s Party after several hundred
Election day got off to a smooth start overall, according to a preliminary survey of polling stations released this morning by monitor Transparency International Cambodia.
Khem Veasna, founder and president of the League for Democracy Party, has been issued a formal warning by the National Election Committee today for allegedly violating election rules by continuing to campaign on Facebook despite the
“Win or lose? Win! Win or lose? Win!” With those words CNRP president Kem Sokha kicked of his final call to Cambodian voters today to support the opposition party in the upcoming, and hotly contested, commune elections on Sunday. Surrounded by tens of thousands of supporters, Sokha stood in the bed
The Cambodian People’s Party dished out an estimated $576,000 for airtime on private TV stations for live coverage of its final commune election campaign rally today, a figure based on a rate quoted by Prime Minister Hun Sen and con
By Tong Soprach, social affairs columnist for the Post’s Khmer edition
With less than 48 hours until polls open for Cambodia’s commune elections, Prime Minister Hun Sen this morning led a massive rally of Cambodian People’s Party supporters through Phnom Penh from the back of a flat bed truck.
After days of haggling, the opposition was yesterday granted permission to conduct its final rally of the commune election campaign in Phnom Penh today, t