KAMPONG SPEU — As Cambodians go to the polls on Sunday to elect new local council representatives, in a contest dominated by men, two women are facing off for control of this Kampong Speu province commune.
KAMPONG CHHNANG PROVINCE — In a country known for its political patronage networks, volunteering for a demotion is rare. But Moeung Visalsok, 46, a ruling Cambodian People’s Party district council member in Kampong Chhnang province, is doing just that.
PHNOM PENH — Cambodia will request further information on the transboundary impacts of Laos’ proposed Pak Beng hydropower project following an upcoming regional stakeholder meeting on Friday, an official has said.
ANLONG VENG, ODDAR MEANCHEY PROVINCE — The head of the Documentation Center of Cambodia has called on the Khmer Rouge tribunal to include one of the regime’s most iconic sites in its list of reparations.
Youk Chhang, director of DC-Cam, said in a letter to Marie Guiraud, a lawyer at the tribunal, that the Anlong Veng Peace Center Project should be supported with reparations money.
Chen Sokngeng, 26, will contest the Sala Kam Reuk for the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) ticket in the upcoming commune elections, Siem Reap, Cambodia, Monday May 1, 2017 . (Sun Narin/VOA Khmer)
By Sun Narin, from VOA Khmer
SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA — Chen Sokngeng, 26, is the youngest candidate standing in the forthcoming local elections in June.