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NEC: 880 local journalists to cover national polls

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Journalists came to cover NEC's imported inks conference earlier this week. Heng Chivoan

NEC: 880 local journalists to cover national polls

The National Election Committee (NEC) has closed the application window for local journalists to get credentials to cover the national elections, while the opportunity for foreign reporters will be open until July 26.

Som Sorida, deputy secretary-general of the NEC, said on Thursday that the body has verified 77 local press institutions and 880 local journalists.

On the foreign side, 120 journalists from 37 outlets have been given the okay.

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