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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Pseng-Pseng -- Happy New Year | How Hun Sen Secures New Government Legitimacy

Pseng-Pseng
15iv18

Happy New Year



How Hun Sen Secures New Government Legitimacy


«អត្រានៃការចូលរួមបោះឆ្នោត ទោះជាមិនដល់៣០ភាគរយក៏ដោយ អត់មានសិទ្ធិបដិសេធទេ។ អ៊ីចឹង ច្បាប់ស្រុកយើងទាំងរដ្ឋធម្មនុញ្ញមិនមានចែងពាក់ព័ន្ធនឹងរឿងហ្នឹងទេ។»

ប្រធានគណៈកម្មាធិការជាតិរៀបចំការបោះឆ្នោត ស៊ិក ប៊ុនហុក ​ថ្ងៃ​ទី​១១ ខែ​មេសា ២០១៨  ភ្នំពេញប៉ុស្តិ៍​ 


អ៊ីចឹង​ហើយ​បើ​ការបោះឆ្នោត​នោះ មិន​មាន​ការ​ចូលរួម​ពី​គណបក្ស​សង្គ្រោះជាតិ​ទេ ខ្ញុំ​សូម​អំពាវនាវ​ឱ្យ​ប្រជាពលរដ្ឋ​ខ្មែរ កុំ​ចូលរួម​នៅ​ក្នុង​ការបោះឆ្នោត សូម​ធ្វើ​ពហិការ​ការបោះឆ្នោត​នោះ ហើយ​សូម​អំពាវនាវ​ឱ្យ​អ្នកសង្កេតការណ៍​ទាំង​ជាតិ និង​អន្តរជាតិ កុំ​ទៅ​ចូល​សង្កេតការណ៍​អី ព្រោះ​វា​គ្មាន​បានការ​អ្វី​នោះ​ទេ​ចំពោះ​ការសង្កេត​ការណ៍​បោះឆ្នោត​ដែល​គេ​ដឹង​លទ្ធផល​មុន​ថ្ងៃ​បោះឆ្នោត​ទៅទៀត ទៅ​សង្កេតការណ៍​គ្រាន់តែ​ប្រថាប់ត្រា​ទទួលស្គាល់​ការបោះឆ្នោត​ទេ។ សូម​កុំ​ទទួលស្គាល់​ការបោះឆ្នោត​លេងសើច​បែបនេះ»

អតីត​ប្រធាន​គណបក្ស​សង្គ្រោះ​ជាតិ លោក សម រង្ស៊ី  ថ្ងៃទី ៩ មេសា​ ២០១៨  អាស៊ីសេរី


ចំណុចដែលពាក់ព័ន្ធទៅនឹងប្រព័ន្ធបោះឆ្នោត... គណបក្សប្រជាជនមិនជំទាស់ទេ នៅពេលដែលឧកាសបានហុចមកដល់ ហើយប្រព័ន្ធបោះឆ្នោតវាសមស្រប ដើម្បីឲ្យយើងប្រើប្រាស់សិទ្ធិរបស់ពលរដ្ឋនៅក្រៅប្រទេស ប៉ុន្ដែត្រូវមានលក្ខខ័ណ្ឌច្បាប់របស់វាច្បាស់លាស់អំពីបញ្ហានេះ។

នាយក​រដ្ឋមន្ត្រី​ហ៊ុនសែន ថ្ងៃទី ១៦​ មិនា​ ២០១៨ ទូរទស្សន៍អប្សារា 


Amid calls for the July elections boycott, the NEC Chairman is right that even less than 30% (maybe zero) voter turnout will still be legal. Everything in Cambodia is so legalistic that it puts the rest of world to shame.

It may be legal, but Hun Sen knows a low turnout will put a huge question mark over his next government. Only those who have rocks in their head will ever doubt whether Hun Sen will win the July elections. Given the 86% turnout for the 2017 commune elections, which can be one of the legitimacy benchmarks, Hun Sen must realise he has an uphill legitimacy battle on his hand. It will be an incredible legacy if he can succeed here after decimating a formidable opposition.

Hence, the main challenge for Hun Sen now is to secure a high voter turnout. He has done his almost to ramp it up. His frequent rants to garment workers and new graduates have intensified and are unlikely to fizzle out between now and the elections. Never mind if factory owners cannot be impressed with extensive down-times when their workers are at Hun Sen’s monologues.

And he has two more options. One is to resuscitate the CNRP for the elections. Hun Sen will need to work out an optimum timing for them to come in – not so soon that they can cause irritations, not so late that they will make no difference to the legitimacy. This option is easy because the opposition is ready to be sucked in. Sam Rainsy boasts he will need only one day before the elections to beat Hun Sen. Yet, he has not revealed a practical power grab strategy after his elections victory; he must be either ingenious in strategic planning, or naïve to expect Hun Sen to just walk away from power.


Another major option is to allow voting by more than a million migrant workers and overseas Cambodians whose voting rights are already enshrined in the Constitution. With all pork-barrelling he has showered local garment workers and a planned minimum wage system for all, the migrant workers can, not only vote, but vote for him as well. Moreover, the overseas Cambodians who are keen voters can also boost the turnout. If Hun Sen is right that 90% of them are his supporters, it will be another win-win for him.

Anyhow, Hun Sen has already discarded these two groups of potential turnout enhancers saying they cannot vote because of the current election laws and technicality. He might want to reconsider if these were the problems. He must know his minions in the three branches of government will piss in whatever direction he tells them to. Legal and technical hindrances have not stopped him, for instance, from dissolving his formidable opponent and re-allocating their parliamentary and commune seats to his party and elections losers.

Still, the easiest option for Hun Sen is to let CNRP help for a higher turnout in the July elections that he has already won.

Ung Bun Ang
15iv18


By the Way

Now it is clear why CNRP’s recent requests for a negotiation with Hun Sen end in failure every time. They have no idea what they have that they can force Hun Sen’s hand.

CNRP stalwart and CNRM co-founder Eng Chhai Eang is dead right that every conflict ends only with negotiations. He is dead right again that successful negotiations require concessions from all conflicting parties – sort of gives and takes.

However, when asked what CNRP can offer as concessions in a negotiation with Hun Sen, Eng Chhai Eang says they have nothing – they are just a victim suffering from Hun Sen’s wrong doings. It is not clear whether the co-founder understands his own statements on the art of negotiations and conflict resolutions.

But they are lucky that Hun Sen is smarter and may decide they can be of service to him, again. This time will be to help legitimise his new government after the July elections. And it is possible that they will dive head first into an empty pool when Hun Sen invites them to the elections they are going to lose.


[​ក្នុង​ការ​ចរចា ​ដើម្បី​បញ្ចប់​ជម្លោះ​នេះយើងត្រូវតែឈរនៅលើគោលការណ៍មួយ គឺគោរពគ្នា ឲ្យតម្លៃគ្នា ហើយយើងអាចធ្វើសម្បទានគ្នាទៅវិញទៅមក ដើម្បីផល ប្រយោជន៍ជាតិ និងផលប្រយោជន៍ប្រជារាស្រ្ដខ្មែរ... គណបក្សប្រឆាំងអត់មាន សម្បទានអីទេ ព្រោះគណបក្ស ប្រឆាំងជាគណបក្សប្រឆាំង ដែលរងគ្រោះ រងគ្រោះ ដោយសារគណបក្សកាន់ អំណាចរំលោភបំពាន ព្រោះយើងអត់មានអីខុសទេ។”

អ្នក​ដឹក​នាំចលនាសង្គ្រោះជាតិ អេងឆៃអ៊ាង  ថ្ងៃទី៤ មេសា​២០១៨  វិទ្យុបារាំងអន្ដរជាតិ




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2 comments:

  1. Anonymous5:03 AM

    Now it is clear why CNRP’s recent requests for a negotiation with Hun Sen end in failure every time. They have no idea what they have that they can force Hun Sen’s hand.
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    To negotiate, one must have what the other party wants. To force hand, one must have some black-mail material which the other party is afraid of.

    The problem here is, CNRP not only does not have anything to negotiate, nor to black mail, but also CNRP is so confused. Go learn the "Art of Deal" from President Trump ok?

    Gosh, some people are so infantile and stupid.

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  2. Anonymous6:43 AM

    Soon the garment workers will revolt. CNRP is successfully squeezing the garment export. This year 2018, Cambodian garment industry growth is slowing down to 3-4 percent. While Vietnamese garment industry suddenly accelerates to 15.4 percent.

    https://www.reuters.com/article/cambodia-garments/cambodias-garment-export-growth-expected-to-slow-next-year-manufacturers-group-idUSL3N1O82N3

    Reuters Staff
    * Manufacturers’ group sees export growth slowing to 3-4 percent
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    Vietnam's garment export accelerates to 15.4 percent.
    https://www.just-style.com/news/vietnam-q1-garment-and-textile-exports-climb_id133261.aspx

    Thank you Sam Rainsy. You keep up with squeezing Cambodian garment industry, in due time, Hun Sen will quit and give up power then you can become the rightful Prime Minister Cambodia will ever have.

    Keep driving jobs and investment to Vietnam, Cambodia will be so weak and Hun Sen will realize the danger and give up power to make Cambodia strong again.

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