‘Middle way’, outside shot: GDP members see victory in July election as a possibility
Ever since the dissolution of the main opposition, the Cambodia National Rescue Party, the progressive Grassroots Democracy Party has found itself between a rock and a hard place.
Publication date 03 April 2018 | 06:58 | ICT
Ruling party spokesman Sok Eysan urged government “critics” attending a conference in Australia this week to form their own political party and compete in the upcoming July elections.
Publication date 28 March 2018 | 06:40 | ICT
Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Tuesday that a meeting with Japanese Foreign Affairs Minister Taro Kono next week would not include discussions of the dissolved CNRP, affirming his commitment to holding this year’s elections while re+
Publication date 26 March 2018 | 15:47 | ICT
Jailed former opposition leader Kem Sokha will be brought to the Appeal Court on Tuesday to challenge a decision made in early March
Publication date 26 March 2018 | 06:35 | ICT
An adviser to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe suggested initiating negotiations between the government and the now-dissolved opposition in a meeting with Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday, an official said, a suggestion welcomed b
Publication date 26 March 2018 | 06:29 | ICT
Days after Cambodian and Thai officials reportedly agreed on closer coordination over “foreign fugitives”, opposition party members who have fled the country for Thailand have provided evidence of Cambodian military vehicles station
Publication date 23 March 2018 | 13:07 | ICT
The newly minted Kem Ley Party founded by the slain political activist’s brother has changed its name to the Khmer United Party.
Publication date 21 March 2018 | 17:49 | ICT
Prime Minister Hun Sen issued a scathing critique of his political opposition on Wednesday, conflating them with fiery protesters in Australia and doubling down on his vow to keep politically sensitive prisoners behind bars.
Publication date 22 March 2018 | 08:05 | ICT
The Ministry of Interior on Wednesday pledged to continue the government’s crackdown on dissent and the political opposition, vowing to maintain internal security and prevent the “tricks” of unfriendly groups ahead of the July elect
Publication date 22 March 2018 | 07:08 | ICT
The Cambodia National Rescue Movement has hired a US-based public relations firm to help with their “campaign” to resurrect democracy in Cambodia, documents show.
Publication date 20 March 2018 | 06:52 | ICT
Four months out from the July elections, senior Cambodian People’s Party officials at home and abroad have called on people to exercise their vote in July – even if they don’t vote for the CPP – amid predictions of low turnout and w