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Siem Reap Residents Recal Brutal KR Regime

Editor’s note: As progress toward a Khmer Rouge tribunal moves forward, the Cambodia Daily is running a series in which the people who lived...

Project Offers the Disabled Skills, Dignity

Chan Lon is 35 and a hunchback. He has never been able to work because of his disability, so all his life he has...

Sponsors Sought for Petanque Championships

Petanque is one sport in which Cambodia can hold its own in the region, so organizers want to make the fifth annual Asia Pe­tanque...

Women’s Sports Air on TV5

The first all-women’s volleyball, football, and basketball competitions took place Wednesday and Thursday at Borey Keila sports center, with cameras from TV5 airing the...

Union: Garment Workers Need Two Days Off to Vote

Representatives of Cambodia’s most active garment-factory worker union have demanded two days off for the country’s workers in order to provide ample time to...

Third Mortar Blast Victim Dies in Hospital

A 30-year-old Kompong Speu province fisherman Sunday be­came the third fatality in a mortar explosion that also wounded two other colleagues, authorities said. Doctors...

Woman Says Abuse Drove Her to Kill Husband

Had she not fatally stabbed her abusive husband to death, she herself would have been killed, a 41-year-old Phnom Penh woman testified in court...

Arrival of Texts With KR Chapter Delayed

The new 12th-grade history textbooks containing lessons about the Khmer Rouge, which were sched­­uled to be published in Au­gust, still aren’t in bookstores, Phnom...

Capital Daunting for Some Country-Dwellers

Coming to Phnom Penh from the provinces can be a bewildering experience. Pov Sokhom, 23, a cyclo driver, has lived in Phnom Penh for...

Water Festival Dazzles First-Time Visitors to Phnom Penh

By taxi, by moto, and even by oxcart, they arrived by the thousands. Cambodians from all over the country descended upon Phnom Penh this...

Downed Line Electrocutes Man

An 18-year-old Phnom Penh art student is scheduled for cremation and burial today, after a live wire from a downed line electrocuted him Monday....

Official Says UN Can’t See Ill Suspected CFF Members

Nine suspected members of the Cambodian Freedom Fighters diagnosed with beriberi and at least one al­leged CFF member diagnosed with HIV have not had...

Anti-Tobacco Group Meets

The sign near Hun Sen Park shows a firm-jawed white man in a green shirt, holding a Davidoff cigarette, leering out from the billboard....

Demobilized Soldiers Face Life After Army

ksam village, Kompong Chhnang province - When Tum Sophas turned 16, his mother and father had little money to support him and his five...

Pagoda Gets Big Thai Gift

The Thai government Sunday delivered a $13,000 donation to Phnom Penh’s oldest pagoda. The Thais made the donation Sunday morning during a Kathen ceremony,...

University Awaits New Dean

There is no dean at the Royal University of Fine Arts’ Faculty of Architecture, and students have been waiting anxiously since the beginning of...

Garment Workers Seek Help With Rides to New Factory

Workers struck for the fifth day Sunday at a garment factory off National Road 4 near Tek Thla pagoda, demanding help with transportation when...

Guilty Verdict For Rainsy Candidate Killers

UN Maintains the Murder Was Political A Kompong Speu provincial judge Friday sentenced one man to 15 years and his alleged ac­complice to 14 years...

Gov’t Attempts to Negotiate Land Dispute

In the wake of a series of violent protests that put six farmers in jail, Kompong Speu’s provincial government is attempting to negotiate a...

Australia Donates $6,500 to Election Monitors

The coordinating committee for 40 local election monitoring NGOs narrowly escaped closure earlier this week when they received a $6,500 donation from the Australian...

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A Cambodian political commentator and critic of Hun Sen has been hit with new criminal charges a month after completing a prison sentence for defamation, and has gone into hiding, fearing arrest, sources say.

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