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Exports to EU to Rise With New 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...

Freedom Park Opens for Protests in Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh City Hall yesterday inaugurated the country's first "Freedom Park," a public space where small-scale demonstrations are allowed after short-term notice to authorities....

Hun Sen Says Rainsy Case Not Political

Prime Minister Hun Sen has dismissed a European Parliament resolution condemning court cases against opposition members, denying that the charges against self-exiled SRP leader...

Hun Sen Criticizes EU Resolution, Sam Rainsy

Prime Minister Hun Sen has dismissed a European Parliament resolution condemning court cases against opposition members, denying that the charges against self-exiled SRP leader...

Cohen concert delayed, tickets to be refunded

So long, Leonard Cohen-even if only for a while. The planned Nov 27 concert in Phnom Penh of the "poet laureate of pessimism" has been...

Clinton Backs UN Rights Office After Talk of Closure

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton yesterday expressed support for the continued presence of the UN human rights office in Cam­bodia as the government...

HRW Urges Clinton To Make Rights a Priority

As US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's Saturday arrival in Phnom Penh approaches, Human Rights Watch urged her yesterday to "seek an immediate halt...

Rainsy Verdict Upheld; Villagers’ Sentences Reduced

The Court of Appeal yesterday upheld the convictions of self-ex­iled opposition leader Sam Rainsy and two villagers for up­rooting border posts in 2009, but...

Court upholds Rainsy verdict, reduces villager sentences

The Court of Appeal yesterday upheld the convictions of self-exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy and two villagers for uprooting border posts in 2009, but...

145 New Species Recorded in Mekong Region in 2009

A carnivorous plant in Kampot province that can grow 7 meters long, a frog that sounds like a cricket and a translucent fish with...

145 new species recorded in Mekong region in 2009

A carnivorous plant in Kampot province that can grow seven meters long, a frog that sounds like a cricket and a translucent fish with...

European Union Law Aims to Curb Trade in Illegal Timber Imports

European Union legislation to end illegal wood imports to Europe from Cambodia and other countries is expected to be approved as early as this...

New EU Law to Curb Illegal Wood Imports

European Union legislation to end illegal wood imports to Europe from Cambodia and other countries is expected to be approved as early as this...

UN office starts project to transfer court skills

The UN human rights office in Cambodia is undertaking a project to transfer to the national courts knowledge and experience gained at the Khmer...

UN Administrator Says KRT Offers Lessons to Nat’l Courts

The top UN administrator at the Khmer Rouge tribunal said yesterday that Cambodia’s national courts, long criticized for shortcomings, could learn from the hybrid...

UN administrator says tribunal offers lessons

The top UN administrator at the Khmer Rouge tribunal said yesterday that Cambodia's national courts, long criticized for shortcomings, could learn from the hybrid...

Groups, Fishermen Voice Concern over Laos Dam

Environmental groups and fishermen expressed concern yesterday about plans to build a 1,260-megawatt dam on the Mekong river in northern Laos, with the NGO...

Military vehicle shipment arrives

A shipment of military vehicles arrived at Sihanoukville Autonomous Port yesterday, officials said. The consignment also included armored personnel carriers, according to media reports....

Cambodia to receive 94 tanks, military vehicles

Cambodia is to receive a shipment of 50 tanks and 44 armored personnel carriers from an Eastern European country this month, followed later by...

VC Manpower workers return home

A rights worker said yesterday that employees allegedly held against their will by recruitment firm VC Manpower had been allowed to leave the firm's...