Senate candidate registration begins in troubled Thailand

Candidates in Thailand on March 4 began registering for a Senate election to take place on March 30.
The registration of candidates vying for 77 seats in the 150-seat Senate will continue until March 8. The other 73 seats are appointed.

Cambodia’s ruling party has easy victory

The Cambodian People's Party (CPP) led by Prime Minister Hun Sen won 46 seats in the election of the Senate, third legislature, reported the National Election Committee (NEC) on Feb. 18.