The National Assembly’s CPP-run finance committee approved the country’s $3.54 billion draft budget for 2014 Wednesday, its last hurdle before debate and a possible vote can be held by the full Assembly, where the opposition is still refusing to take nearly half the seats. Still refraining to divulge any details about the hefty spending bill, finance committee chairman and CPP lawmaker Cheam Yeap said the draft was approved after four hours of questions put to Finance Minister Aun Porn Moniroth. “After the discussion and questions about this law we approved it and sent it to the [Assembly’s] plenary
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