Cambodia’s election committee keeps opposition waiting

Cambodia’s political parties have registered for a general election in July, but attention is focused on just how many will be in the running when voting begins.

The country’s election committee says applications for nine parties still have not been approved. They include the largest opposition Candlelight Party, regarded as the only real challenger to the ruling Cambodian People’s Party.

Committee officials told NHK they will evaluate all entries by May 15.

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