Hang Puthea, whose organization has been a longtime monitor of the country’s elections, said Tuesday he would accept an offer from both parties for the job.
Cambodian political officials should begin thinking about the legacy they are leaving future generations, with a new political environment following gains by the opposition in 2013, an analyst says.
Asean integration at the end of 2015 will gibe Cambodia opportunities, but it will also mean economic competition that the country must be ready for, an analyst says.
Nancy Pelosi wrapped up two days of meetings in Cambodia on Tuesday, having met with Prime Minister Hun Sen and key rights and democracy workers.
In an interview with VOA Khmer Tuesday, Pung Chhiv Kek said she is worried about the independence of the NEC, which oversees both voter registration and elections.
The senior opposition lawmaker will be questioned on April 8 over violent demonstrations held in Phnom Penh in July of last year.
In 2015, there are only 25 female members of the National Assembly, representing 20 percent of the legislature.
Following a closed-door session on Friday, Assembly lawmakers announced they would be taking applications for all nine members.
On Thursday a memorial was unveiled in Phnom Penh to the thousands of men, women and children who were brought to Cambodia's notorious S-21 prison between 1975 and 1979,
Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, meanwhile, will have until 2018 to enjoy preferred statuses, as they race to catch up to the rest of the region.
They are the result of months of negotiations between the ruling Cambodian People’s Party and the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said in a public speech Monday he admired Lee’s leadership and ability to move his country beyond British colonization.