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10 Parties Vow To Fight Corruption if Elected

Ten of the 11 parties competing in this month’s national election pledged publicly Tuesday to enact an anti-corruption law within the first six months...

S’ville Court Charges Teen With Rape, Killing

The Sihanoukville Municipal Court on Saturday charged a 15-year-old boy with raping and killing a 12-year-old girl, officials and a human rights worker said...

Military Seals Off Village to Outsiders, Reporters

chhuk district, Kampot province - Following the forced eviction of more than 200 families from the area, Chey Sezna village, located in a remote...

Expensive Rice Forcing Villagers To Send Children Out To Work

baray district, Kompong Thom - Recent inflationary pressure, in particular the soaring cost of rice, is forcing older teenagers to leave Tnort Chum Ti...

7 Deputy Governor Positions Given to Women

Seven women were appointed deputy district governors in Banteay Meanchey province Tuesday, ac­cord­ing to Deputy Provincial Gov­er­nor Sar Chamrong. With the appointment of the...

School Breakfasts Resume as WFP Receives More Funding

The UN World Food Program is resuming its free school breakfast program in Cambodia be­cause of a recent infusion of funds from WFP headquarters,...

Villagers: PM Should Intervene in Land Dispute

Koh Kong province villagers involved in a two-year land dispute with a senior CPP official held a press conference Monday in Phnom Penh to...

Villagers Again Looting Graves in B Meanchey Province: Police

Another case of looting of an ancient burial site in Banteay Meanchey province’s O’Chrou district occurred last week, local authorities said Sunday. Police stopped...

Protesters Rally for Access to Mangrove Forests

About 600 fishermen from Si­hanoukville and the provinces of Koh Kong and Kampot held a march Wednesday through Kam­pot town to demand continued ac­cess...

Rights Group Declares Land Dispute ‘Crisis’

Local rights group Licadho declared a land dispute “crisis” Thursday because of the number of people who have traveled to Phnom Penh this week...

Police Searching for 7 Men in Alleged Gang Rape

Police in Kandal province arrested a 25-year-old man Monday and are searching for seven other men involved in the alleged gang rape of a...

Three Teenagers Arrested for Alleged Rape Questioned by Court

The three teenagers who were arrested in Phnom Penh’s Cham­kar Mon district Tuesday for allegedly raping a 4-year-old girl were taken to the Municipal...

BIRTH OF A SPIRIT

He had been meditating for 49 days.  Sitting crossed-legged under a Bodhi tree at Buddha Gaya in Northern India, Siddhartha Gautama’s mind suddenly became...

Artist’s Exhibit a Commentary on Effects of War

Sa Veasna said he understands the legacy of war—and how the insurmountable tragedies of violence and destruction can so easily be overlooked on a...

Teenager Mauled by Bear in Battambang Province

A large bear mauled a 16-year-old boy in Battambang province’s Samlot district Tuesday, clawing the teenager’s face and body be­fore be­ing chased away by...

2 Teens Gang-Raped After Dance Party: Police

Two 15-year-old girls were gang-raped by as many as nine men after attending a Khmer New Year dance party in Kandal province’s Sa’ang district,...

For Many Farmers, High Rice Price No Blessing

samraong tong district, Kom­pong Speu province - Out Phon, a 65-year-old rice farmer from Kom­pong Speu, had heard through the grapevine about the soaring...

Suspect Dies in Cell; Police Accused of Negligence

Human rights groups have ac­cused police of negligence following the death of a suspected thief who was in police detention Mon­day evening. Bun Vanna Rith,...

Road Safety Campaign Aims To Raise Awareness

Dangerous driving kills scores of people every Khmer New Year. To combat this trend, the government and a group of NGOs have launched a road...

For Many Cambodian Farmers, High Rice Prices No Blessing

samraong tong district, Kom­pong Speu province - Out Phon, a 65-year-old rice farmer from Kom­pong Speu, had heard through the grapevine about the soaring...