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Veera: Quixotic Patriot or Agent Provocateur?

Thai lawmaker Panich Vikitsreth and five other Thais detained near the border on Dec 29 could hardly have pick­ed a more provocative companion than...

Arrests Do Not Target Faction, Minister Says

komchay mear district, Prey Veng province - Following high-profile detentions by the Anticorrup­tion Unit, Interior Minister Sar Kheng on Saturday denied there was any...

Thai Lawmaker Gets Bail in Border Case

Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday released on bail Thai lawmaker Panich Vikitsreth and a second member of the seven Thais detained near the border...

Reporting Organization Criticizes WFP Employee’s Conviction

The Dec 19 conviction for incitement of a World Food Program employee was condemned in a statement Monday by the France-based Reporters Without Borders,...

‘Yellow Shirts’ Arrive to Meet Detained Thais

"That area the seven people were walking on is Thai territory, but Cambodian soldiers have been taking control of that area," said Mr Karoon,...

Thai Premier Says He Sent Panich to Border

Fellow party member was to investigate villager complaints About 300 “yellow shirts” pro­tested again near the contentious Thai-Cambodia border yesterday, while Thai Prime Minister Abhi­sit...

Thai Premier Says He Sent Panich to Border

Fellow party member was to investigate villager complaints About 300 “yellow shirts” pro­tested again near the contentious Thai-Cambodia border yesterday, while Thai Prime Minister Abhi­sit...

Hun Sen Warns Relatives Against Wrongdoing

Premier singles out corruption case involving first cousin Prime Minister Hun Sen said in a speech yesterday that his relatives would be held accountable for...

Hun Sen Warns Relatives Against Wrongdoing

Premier singles out corruption case involving first cousin Prime Minister Hun Sen said in a speech yesterday that his relatives would be held accountable for...

Minister Backs Ruling, Warns Against ‘Insults’

Information Minister Khieu Kan­harith said yesterday that accusing a government leader of being a traitor does not fall under the category of protected speech...

Official defends WFP guard verdict

Information Minister Khieu Kanharith yesterday denied that the speedy conviction of a World Food Program guard for distributing anti-government leaflets was an attack on...

Minister warns about insults after leaflet trial

Information Minister Khieu Kanharith said yesterday that accusing a government leader of being a traitor was not protected speech and that people would no...

Opposition Condemns WFP Guard Verdict

The Sam Rainsy Party yesterday denounced the speedy conviction of a World Food Program security guard for distributing anti-government leaflets, while Phnom Penh Municipal...

Second Nationwide TB Survey to Be Undertaken

The National Center for Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control this month is to launch the second nationwide survey of tuberculosis in the population since 2002,...

Hun Sen talks climate change, nuclear energy and Mekong

In a speech to political party representatives from across Asia, Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday reiterated his support for efforts to address climate change...

Another delay in Thailand for border meeting records

A Thai government committee tasked with scrutinizing records of meetings on the contentious Thai-Cambodia border has received 90 extra days to report back to...

Hun Sen, others sign Phnom Penh Accord

Prime Minister Hun Sen and members from Asian political parties gathered in Phnom Penh yesterday to sign the Phnom Penh Accord, which called for...

Message Blames Local Promoter for Cohen Cancellation

An e-mail purportedly from the manager of Leonard Cohen has blamed the misrepresentations and inexperience of local promoter Mekong Sessions for the cancellation of...

TB Rate Declines But Remains High

The percentage of Cambodians falling ill with tuberculosis continued a gradual decline in 2009, but remained the highest in the region and one of...

EU Exports To Rise with Easing of Duty-Free Rules

The European Union this month is expected to approve revised trade rules that could significantly increase garment exports from Cambodia to Europe, according to...