King Norodom Sihamoni issued the royal degree reassigning Hun Sen as Prime Minister on Friday, Aug. 17.
An official who led more than 2,000 people to monitor the national election said yesterday that many other observers, from both within and outside the country, had different standards for observing the election.
Prime Minister Hun Sen has accused former opposition leader Sam Rainsy of hacking his Facebook page and posting false information.
The National Election Committee yesterday released its official election results, confirming a resounding victory for the ruling CPP which secured all 125 seats in the National Assembly.
The National Election Committee has tonight announced that the ruling CPP secured all 125 parliamentary seats in the national election last month.
The official election results are scheduled to be announced today since the National Election Committee and the Constitutional Council received no complaints against the preliminary results.
The National Election Committee yesterday seemed set to delay the release of its official election results after a recount was demanded by the Cambodian Youth Party, which subsequently withdrew its complaint just hours later.
Political parties yesterday offered mixed reactions to the preliminary election result released by the National Election Committee over the weekend, which showed a resounding victory for the ruling CPP.
Constitutional Council sets an appeal hearing for 3 former opposition party members.
The National Election Committee (NEC) announced the national election preliminary results on Saturday, August 10. The ruling Cambodian People’s Party secured a landslide victory.
Fines to be dropped of five former opposition officials over election-boycott campaign.
The NEC upholds charges against five ex-CNRP officials over election boycott campaign.
July 29, 2018 was the day that Cambodians exercised their democratic rights and obligations. Overall, the election process was smooth.
The NEC said it found no irregularities in the election results after finalising tallies submitted from the province and capital.
NEC says that five former opposition members have been fined over boycott campaign.
The Cambodian ruling elites were relieved to learn that the voter turnout rate was much higher than expected and the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) received an unprecedented victory in the “controversial” 6th parliamentary election.
Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday challenged former opposition members criticising the election as rigged for the ruling CPP to do so again after accepting that they will die if wrong.
Prime Minister Hun Sen has asked legal officials to explore if it would be possible to form the new government earlier than expected, possibly by month’s end.
Union says journalists covering elections were able to operate with full freedom.
An appeal hearing will be held tomorrow for five former opposition party members over their involvement in an election boycott campaign.