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Cambodia Reform Party founder Ou Chanrath.

Ou Chanrath Interview: ‘I Don’t Want to See Cambodia Become a Second China’

If the Cambodia Reform Party were to win commune positions, it would work to empower the grassroots and ensure there is no corruption in the delivery of public services, said party founder Ou Chanrath. He had to contest this election because an uncontested ballot risked turning Cambodia into a “second China,” he said.

A Grassroots Democratic Party campaign rally for the 2017 commune election. (Heng Vichet/VOD)

Candlelight Says No to Racist Comments, CPP Will Campaign Small

The ruling CPP will not have any major rallies when the campaign period kicks off on Saturday, said a party spokesperson, while a Candlelight Party official asked members to refrain from incendiary comments even once rallies kick off.