Thirty-nine civic leaders and lawmakers, as well as university students, have said they will publicly declare their assets.
Kong Raya, 25, was arrested in August 2015, after posting a call on Facebook for others to join him in a “color revolution.”
Yet critics still say the new NEC is subject to nepotism similar to the old version, despite a political agreement signed by the CPP and Rescue Party in 2014.
In a speech to the Interior Ministry this week, Prime Minister Hun Sen said he was considering a ministerial reshuffle.
A spokesman for the Cambodian navy said the request from Cambodia for Chinese warships was more like a wish list.
Following the closed-door, spokesmen for both parties told reporters that the two sides had agreed to establish a working group to receive public comments on the union law.
Hundreds of anti-Hun Sen protesters gathered outside the Sunnylands Estate, in Rancho Mirage, California, on Monday, where Hun Sen and other ASEAN leaders are meeting with US President Barack Obama.
The draft statement begins by saying that the U.S. and ASEAN “take this opportunity to reaffirm the key principles that will guide our cooperation going forward.”
US President Obama to meet next week in California with leaders of 10 member states as part of American rebalancing to Asia Pacific region
With the US-Cambodia relationship in the spotlight, VOA Khmer’s Neou Vannarin sat down for a comprehensive discussion on Wednesday with William A. Heidt, the American ambassador in Phnom Penh.
The US ambassador said Cambodia could consider joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a US-led trade pact that could open US markets further.
Following the hour-long meeting with Heidt, Kem Sokha told reporters the meeting’s results were good and a “hope for the nation and the Cambodian people.”