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Plot Exists To Kill Thaksin, Hun Sen Says

Prime Minister Hun Sen claimed in a speech yesterday that the Thai government is plotting to assassinate fugitive former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra...

SRP To Oppose Draft Law on Expropriations

The SRP will oppose the ap­proval of a draft law on expropriation when it is debated at the Na­tional Assembly next week, the op­position...

Expropriation Law Set for Debate, NGO Critics Remain Concerned

The National Assembly will debate the draft law allowing the government to seize private land for public infrastructure projects within the next week, officials...

World Bank Was Aware of LMAP Flaws in 2004

The World Bank was aware of serious flaws in its $24.3-million land-titling project as early as October 2004, almost five years before it threatened...

Thaksin Gets Rock Star-Like Reception in Capital

Sporting a shiny red jacket and felt-tipped marker for autographs, former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra met high-ranking members of his deposed government cabinet...

No Title Rights for 7 Poor Communities in Capital

Seven poor Phnom Penh com­mu­nities, home to 2,597 families, have been denied the opportunity to receive land titles for their homes in Chamkar Mon...

Sack Thaksin To Thaw Relations, Thailand Says

Thailand will not restore diploma­tic relations with Cambodia if Prime Minister Hun Sen continues to of­fer refuge and employment to fugitive former Thai Prime...

Thaksin Dines With Hun Sen, To Address Policymakers Today

Fugitive former Thai Prime Min­ister Thaksin Shinawatra is scheduled to speak with high-level Cam­bodian officials on economic issues today, after having spent much of...

Reference to Communities as ‘Illegal’ Disputed

The government’s draft strategy for relocating poor ur­ban communities should be rewritten to remove all references to those communities as “illegal,” housing rights activists...

Thaksin Returns On Eve of Thai Prisoner’s Release

Fugitive former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra re­turned to Cambodia yesterday afternoon to visit recently pardoned Thai “spy” Siwarak Chotipong at Prey Sar prison,...

No Decision on Uighur Asylum Seekers, Gov’t Says

The Cambodian government has not yet decided how it will deal with any asylum requests from 22 ethnic minority Uighurs who fled in the...

Officials Say They Have Received No Word About a Thaksin Visit

Cambodian officials said they had no official word of a visit from Thak­sin Shinawatra yesterday, despite Thai media reports that the exiled former premier...

Ministers Silent on Russei Keo Flooding Report, NGOs Say

As swathes of Phnom Penh’s Russei Keo district remained underwater yesterday, NGO representatives said that they had received no official response from the Council...

Authorities Unaware of Indonesian Sex Scandal

Cambodian authorities and local child protection organizations said this week that they had no knowledge of an alleged underage sex scandal in Siem Reap...

Thais Protest At Embassy In Bangkok

About 100 Thai protesters gathered outside the Cambodian Em­bassy in Bangkok yesterday to protest Prime Minister Hun Sen’s offer of work and shelter in...

Hun Sen Creates a Media Storm in Thai Press

Prime Minister Hun Sen left a trail of fury behind him when he flew out of Thailand on Sunday, the traces of which were...

Hun Sen, Thai Premier Fail To Meet at Asean

Prime Minister Hun Sen re­turned from the Asean summit in Thailand yesterday without meeting Thai leader Abhisit Vejjajiva face-to-face to discuss the border dispute...

Thailand To Seek Extradition if Thaksin Visits

Thai leaders said yesterday they would seek the extradition of fugitive former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra if he accepts Prime Minister Hun Sen’s...

National Assembly Passes Demonstration Law Limiting Demonstrations

All protests in Cambodia will soon be restricted to crowds of few­er than 200 people gathering in specially designated zones during daylight hours only,...

Hun Sen Offers Place To Stay If Thaksin Visits

Prime Minister Hun Sen has offered exiled former Thai Prime Min­ister Thaksin Shinawatra a place to stay in Cambodia, according to a television broadcast...