The Khmer Times-June 11

The declaration of Prime Minister Hun Sen to keep steering the country for the next 10 years, until 2028, is a sign of continuity and trust in the PM given by the ruling Cambodian People’s Party. It’s also based on the assumption that he would get a renewed 5-year mandate in the July 29 general election.

All said, the first challenge facing Mr Hun Sen is bringing youth and women into the National Assembly. For that to happen, they must be ‘winnable’ candidates nominated by the CPP. Unfortunately, at the 2013 election, most of the CPP youth candidates did not manage to win seats.

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