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Hun Sen Wants Logging Monitor Replaced

Prime Minister Hun Sen Tues­day accused forestry watchdog Global Witness of fabricating evidence of police abuse to embarrass the government and said he was...

US Senators Angered by Logging Dispute

A top US senator is demanding that the World Bank halt aid for logging reforms in the aftermath of a police attack on villagers...

UN Approves Resolution on KR Trial Talks

In what many observers are calling the last chance for credible justice for the more than 1 million victims of the Khmer Rouge, the...

Agency: Smaller Business Loans Lacking

The refusal of Cambodia’s banks to grant long-term loans to small and mid-sized businesses is handicapping the country’s development plans and may ultimately turn...

Role of US Political Group Stirs Controversy

Cambodia’s elections are still months away, but a long-simmering debate over the political role of a group with links to the US Republican Party...

Draft on KR Talks Passed By UN Panel

Despite worries a new draft mandate ordering the UN to reopen talks for a Khmer Rouge tribunal was not strong enough to protect international...

Rights Group Calls On UN to Open New KR Trial Talks

The proposed mandate that the UN was scheduled to debate in committee Wednesday will do nothing to bring justice for the victims of the...

Envoy Backs Resolution on KR Trial Talks

As a new UN proposal that would reopen the Khmer Rouge talks prepared to face its first test, UN human rights envoy Peter Leuprecht...

France, Japan Urge Khmer Rouge Tribunal in UN Mandate

Eleventh-hour diplomacy has salvaged an attempt to get the UN to reopen talks on a Khmer Rouge tribunal, with France and Japan co-sponsoring a...

To US, Asean Deal at APEC Eclipses Summit

Although pleased with the Asean Summit, US businesses are more thrilled with an agreement from an earlier conference that they say will bind the...

S African President’s Asean Address Calls for Interaction

Having made history as the first non-Asean head of state to address an Asean Summit meeting, South African President Thabo Mbeki on Wednesday called...

Union Delays Strike Due to Asean Summit

Bowing to official pressure and claiming they are being threatened, a garment factory union has put off a looming strike until af­ter the Asean...

Doctors at Pochentong Happy to Have Dull Day

If the staff and crew at Pochen­tong Airport were ready to roll out the red carpet for the world leaders converging on Phnom Penh,...

Activists Meet To Voice Issues Of Area’s Poor

Calling themselves the seeds of a grassroots movement to make sure the poor can be heard, activists from all over the region have been...

6,500 Tons of Food Needed for Drought Aid

The nearly 700,000 Cambo­dians most devastated by the country’s worst drought in nearly a decade need almost 6,500 tons of food to get through...

Experts: Poor Being Pushed to Unusable Land

In the aftermath of this year’s twin scourges of flood and drought that have left some 1 million people facing the worst food shortage...

New Mekong Plan Is to Reduce Flood Damage lan Aims to Reduce Damage

Hoping to build on their past successes preventing flood devastation but perhaps also thinking about new directions, the Me­kong River Commission closed a workshop...

S’pore Firm Seeks Help in Ship Dispute

A Singaporean firm that owns the ship on which Phnom Penh’s Naga Casino is based has asked Cambodia’s Supreme Council of Magistracy for help...

Minister Discusses Tourism

Cambodia and Malaysia “must work harder” to swap tourists and build up the leisure travel industry between the two countries and Asean at large,...

Terror Concerns Keep US Embassy Closed

The US Embassy remained closed for business Monday, and will be shuttered for the time being over continued “concerns” it could be the target...

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China Mulls Purge of Foreign Content From Media, School Textbooks

The ruling Chinese Communist Party's media regulator is considering banning the broadcast of overseas-produced news during prime time on domestic channels, while the country's ministry of education has ordered a purge of foreign content from textbooks in primary and secondary education.

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