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Negotiations held on VC Manpower workers

An human rights worker with the Community Legal Education Center said yesterday that four workers were being held against their will by the troubled...

Suspect in acid attack questioned, released

A woman accused of throwing acid on a mother as she slept with her two daughters, injuring all three in the process, was released...

Status of Four Women Signed By VC Manpower Uncertain

A human rights worker with the Community Legal Education Cent­er said yesterday that four workers were being held against their will by the troubled...

KR tribunal administrator talks war crimes courts

The top UN administrator at the Khmer Rouge tribunal spoke yesterday to some 350 students at the capital's Royal School of Administration, highlighting differences...

New Nixon-era Documents Tell of Cambodian Sideshow

The US State Department last week released declassified papers from the administration of former President Richard Nixon and his advisers in the aftermath of...

New Nixon-Era Documents Tell of Cambodian Sideshow

The US State Department last week released declassified papers from the administration of former US President Richard Nixon and his advisers in the aftermath...

Cambodian receives low competitiveness ranking, again

Corruption and an inefficient bureaucracy continue to make Cambodia's economy less competitive than others in Southeast Asia and around the globe, according to an...

Economic Concessions Endanger Poor, World Bank Says

The World Bank on Tuesday warned that large-scale farmland purchases posed a threat to the rights of farmers in Cambodia and elsewhere in the...

Domestic Violence Prevention Campaign Starts

Spanish NGO Paz y Desarollo officially launched a five-year, government-supported campaign to prevent domestic violence against women yesterday, an effort that will include messages...

Scientists find possible new malaria treatment

New Therapy Fights Drug-Resistant Malaria, But Not Yet Tested on Humans Scientists announced last week the discovery of what may be a new treatment for...

Cambodia Fares Poorly in Worker Rights Ranking

A report released Tuesday by the US-based watchdog Freedom House gave its second-lowest ranking of "repressive" for workers' rights in Cambodia, the country in...

After dispute, lake to become eco-tourist site

A Preah Vihear province lake that is the site of a former dispute between members of the Kuy ethnic minority and a local businessman...

Victim rights need more attention in trafficking court cases, group says

In one case, the judge asked a six-year-old girl if she experienced "thrill and hurt" during the sexual abuse committed on her by a...

Trafficking Victims’ Court Rights Need More Attention, Group Says

Human rights group says some judges and lawyers can be insensitive toward victims In one case, the judge asked a 6-year-old girl if she experienced...

Hor Namhong returns from Iran

Foreign Minister Hor Namhong returned yesterday from a visit this week to Iran, where he met with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and was expected to...

Gov’t working on plan to fight TB in prisons

With the continued threat of tuberculosis spreading among the country's inmates, the government is working on a plan to monitor and treat the airborne...

French Man Tried for Child Sex Abuse in Preah Sihanouk

Court delays trial of German man facing similar charges of sexual abuse Preah Sihanouk Provincial Court yesterday tried a 62-year-old French man in absentia for...

French Man Tried for Child Sex Abuse in P Sihanouk

Preah Sihanouk Provincial Court yesterday tried a 62-year-old French man in absentia for alleged indecent acts on a 13-year-old boy. The accused is already...

Thais protest P Vihear listing at Unesco in Bangkok

Hundreds of Thai protesters gathered yesterday at the Unesco office in Bangkok, where they submitted a petition opposing the 2008 listing of Preah Vihear...

Google revises border after Cambodian criticism

Google has revised the Thai-Cambodia borderline on its online mapping service after the Cambodian government criticized the Internet giant in February for misrepresenting the...