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Rainsy Fears CPP Fraud

kompong cham town - Sam Rainsy said early Friday that na­tio­nal and international observers will be unable to prevent widespread voting fraud in favor...

Road Clear for Royalist Rally in K Cham

kompong cham town - Sitting talking to party workers studiously stringing together Funcinpec flags for today’s final campaign rally, Pao Vicheaka’s low voice was...

NEC Fails to Cut Number of Nat’l Observers lOObObservers Observers

In the latest twist in the election observer controversy, Natio­nal Election Committee officials admitted Wednesday that they had failed to substantially cut the large...

Poll Results to Take 1 Week

Cambodia will have to hold its breath for an entire week beyond election day before results are an­nounced, poll officials said Wed­nesday.  A lengthy appeals...

Poll Stations Near A Veng to Operate Despite Concerns

Polling stations near the scene of Friday’s attack on an electoral convoy will be open for voting on July 26, despite continued security fears,...

NEC Hopes To Eliminate Observers

The National Election Com­mittee said Monday it hopes to eliminate more than half of the 60,000 national observers registered for Sunday’s election after receiving...

Ruom Ritt Scolds French Diplomat

The first edition of a newsletter edited by royal confidante Ruom Ritt has launched a scathing attack on French Ambassador Gildas Le Lidec’s attitude...

2 Die After Poll Convoy Ambushed

Army Pointing at Hard-Line Rebels in Friday Assault Gunmen on Friday attacked a convoy of electoral officials northeast of the former Khmer Rouge stronghold of...

Rainsy Coalition Still Possible

skon town, Kompong Cham province - Opposition politician Sam Rainsy on Thursday refused to rule out forming the next government in a coalition with...

Prince Warns Against Rainsy-CPP Coalition

kampot town - Prince Norodom Ranariddh expressed concern Wednesday that he could be left out in the cold by his main opposition ally if...

US Observers Pledge to Stay, Despite Concerns

Despite severe reservations about the atmosphere surrounding the elections, a US observer delegation has pledged to continue monitoring the polls in the hope of...

March Attack Televised By Rainsy Party

The National Election Com­mittee on Monday allowed opposition politician Sam Rainsy to broadcast gruesome footage of a grenade attack as part of a state-televised...

Sangkum Thmei Looks for Disappearing Images

Noticed those colorful Sang­kum Thmei posters with the dreamy-looking picture of party president Loy Sim Chheang gazing into the rising sun and thinking of...

First Council Hearing Upholds NEC Ruling

In its first-ever hearing on Wed­nesday, the Constitutional Coun­cil ruled to uphold the National Election Committee’s decision to exclude the Vongkot Khemarak Mohanokor party...

Dengue Fever Epidemic Sweeping Countryside

Four-year-old Srey Mom sits for­­­lornly on an oversized bed in the National Pediatric Hospital, an intravenous drip protruding from her partially shaved head. There...

A Look Back at the Buildup and Explanations Behind the Fighting July 5-6

For all the rumors of coup d’etat plots swirling around the capital in the first half of 1997, few ordinary Phnom Penh residents waking...

Dean Agrees to Join Council

After a month of speculation about his whereabouts and numerous statements criticizing the formation of the Constitution Council, its oldest member has now asked...

Cambodian Cub Economy Escapes Tigers’ Crisis, Study Says

Left behind for years by the tiger economies of its neighbors, Cambodia’s underdeveloped economic framework has largely protected it from the ravages of the...

Like Father, Like Son Sann, Octogenarian Patriarch, Buddhist Liberalism Define Opposition Party

In this nation of personality-driven politics, no party can claim a more enduring figurehead than octogenarian Son Sann.  “He’s a historical figure. Our party is...

Missing Baby Vexes Police, Torments Mother

Sitting on the floor of her neighbor’s home, her arms wrapped tightly around herself, 28-year-old mother Ro Kiya described last Saturday when her eight-month-old...