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New System Planned for Asylum Seekers

The government is planning to create a new system to deal with asylum seekers, Hasim Utkan, regional representative of the UN High Commissioner for...

Cao Dai Protesters Remain in Police Custody

Twelve Vietnamese members of the Cao Dai religious sect ar­rested earlier this week remained in the custody of municipal police on Thursday with no...

VN Sect Attempts AIPO Protest, Arrested

Twelve Vietnamese members of the Cao Dai religious sect were held at the Interior Ministry Wednesday, a day after the group was arrested while...

UNHCR Finds 15 More Montagnards

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees took 15 Montagnard asylum-seekers hiding in Rata-nakkiri province into its protection Wednesday. The 10 men and five women...

33 More Montagnards Emerge From Jungle

Thirty-three Montagnard asylum-seekers emerged from the jung­le into the protection of the UN refugee agency on Tuesday in Ratanakkiri province’s O’Ya­daw district, said a...

UNHCR Mounts Third Hunt for Montagnards

The UN refugee agency will travel near the Vietnamese border in Ratanakkiri province today to search for about 30 Mon­tag­nards, the first of about...

UNHCR To Return to Vietnam-Border Area

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees plans to travel to Ratanakkiri and Mondolkiri provinces later this week to investigate reports that Montagnard asylum-seekers are...

Sam Rainsy Sues PM, Ranariddh—Again

Opposition leader Sam Rainsy said Tuesday that he filed yet another lawsuit, this time accusing the leaders of Funcinpec and the CPP of plotting...

UNHCR To Resume Searches in Northeast

The UN refugee agency prepared to make another trip to the northeast jungles on Monday as a human rights worker reported that nearly 60...

Gov’t Touts Reforms Before Donor Meeting

The topic of public administration reform typically peeks its head out in the run-up to the Consultative Group meetings, at which international donors pledge...

UNHCR to Meet With Mondolkiri Officials

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees plans to travel to Mondolkiri province today to meet with provincial authorities and investigate reports that Montagnard asylum-seekers...

Assembly Approves Bid To Join WTO

The National Assembly ratified Cambodia’s accession package to en­ter the World Trade Organ­ization by an overwhelming ma­jority on Tuesday, nearly a year after WTO...

Debate Rekindled Over Privatizing Rubber

The government is once again considering turning its state-owned rubber plantations into private enterprises or joint ventures between the state and private companies, a...

Gov’t, Garment Industry to Press US on Trade

Government and garment industry officials plan to travel to Washington next month to lobby for duty-free access to the US market, Ken Loo, secretary-general...

Bidder Criticizes Gov’t Procurement System

Despite indications late last week that the Ministry of Health would address concerns about the transparency of its procurement process for medicine and oth­er...

Donor Aid Consumed in Mountain of Reports

Experts, advisers, consultants and specialists litter the halls of government buildings across the country, studying inefficiencies and prescribing remedies—all while consuming a large chunk...

Bid Process For Medicines Is Questioned

The Ministry of Health’s procurement process for medicines and other supplies is stacked against companies seeking to en­ter a fair bidding competition, one company...

World Bank Report Cites Rampant Graft

Pervasive corruption, a suffocating bureaucracy and weak law enforcement are crippling the growth of private businesses, rendering them uncompetitive globally, according to a long-awaited...

Ruling for Hotel d’Angkor Strikers Expected

The Arbitration Council is ex­pected to release a decision today ordering the Raffles-owned Grand Hotel d’Angkor in Siem Reap to rehire most of the...

PM Affirms Support for Burma’s Junta

Prime Minister Hun Sen rolled out the red carpet for his Bur­mese counterpart’s six-hour visit to Phnom Penh on Tuesday, reaffirming his support for...