Officials cite efforts to crack down on bribery and cheating as the main reason for the disappointing result.
The move shows that a power sharing deal has not extended to voting in parliament.
The appointment follows a deal between the ruling and opposition parties in July.
Many areas are flooded, while others are left without adequate water for crops.
The new move comes as landless villagers attempt to march on his residence to highlight their plight.
The trio had been detained for their alleged role in a violent protest.
A trade union says factories are lax on safety regulations.
LICADHO says refusal to let families visit the detained opposition party youth leaders violates basic rights.
Cambodian parliament president expresses ‘regret’ to Vietnamese PM.
Vietnam had demanded the protesters be punished for the act.
Cambodian protesters had demanded an apology from Hanoi over an embassy statement.
The protest comes ahead of legislative chief Heng Samrin's visit to Hanoi next week.
The two sides will meet next week to hash out the changes.
Opposition leader Sam Rainsy says mutual respect is needed for the country’s progress.
International tribunal delivers historic verdict against Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea.
The public protest site in the Cambodian capital has been closed for the last seven months.
The 55 lawmakers end a 10-month boycott of the legislature.
The CNRP accuses the ruling CPP of manipulating courts for political gain.
The move is dismissed as a ‘political show’ by the CNRP number two leader.
Adhoc says people are not adequately protected against violence in disputes.
They agree to nominate Pung Chhiv Kek as a 'tie-breaking' election body member.
The move paves the way for CNRP to enter parliament for the first time since elections a year ago.
Sam Rainsy now waits for approval from the National Election Committee.
He says electoral reform must be made through parliament.
Under the agreement, the opposition will end a boycott of parliament in return for electoral reforms by the government.
The ruling and opposition parties issue joint statement to defuse tensions following violent protests.
He calls on international community to address the ‘deplorable” situation.
Rights groups find no evidence to suggest any of the seven arrested lawmakers incited or participated in violence.
The group is accused of inciting violence.
A confrontation at the park leaves dozens injured.