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US-Based Group Cites Election Shortcomings

The election process fell short of international standards, the US-based International Republican Institute said Tuesday in a preliminary report. “The national elections were an...

Feeling Left out of the Electoral Process, Many of Cambodia’s Sex Workers Will Stay...

Soon the day laborers on Sihanoukville’s docks will be getting off work. And the hired hands who work for wealthier boat owners are waking...

Observer Groups: 31 People Killed in Pre-Election Period Say

In the nearly eight months leading up to Sunday’s national elections, 31 political activ­ists were killed in 28 incidents, the Committee for Free and...

Koh Kong Officials Report a Smooth Campaign

koh kong town - At the Koh Kong provincial election committee headquarters Wednesday, election and party officials held their second-to-last weekly meeting ahead of...

S’ville Forum Attracts Six Parties, But Not CPP

sihanoukville - Representatives from six political parties and members of civil society on Mon­day par­ticipated here in the Center for Social Development’s fifth and...

NGO: Funds Lacking for Victims of Trafficking

Funding for the protection, so­cial reintegration and even the feeding of victims of human trafficking remains critically low, according to government and NGO officials....

Poipet: The Embodiment of All of Cambodia’s Social Ills?

poipet town, Banteay Meanchey province - It’s not easy to spot a makeshift pornography cinema and coffee shop near Phsar Akak, though most residents...

Economy, The Border and Vice Conspire to make Poipet One of the Most Dangerous...

Poipet town, Banteay Meanchey province - It’s not easy to spot a makeshift pornography cinema and coffee shop near Phsar Akak, though most residents...

US Citizen Held on Suspicion of Debauchery

A US citizen was arrested Sat­urday in a Phnom Penh guest house on charges that he sexually assaulted two young boys, Municipal Chief of...

Rights Workers Say Police Torture Widespread

As the UN marks its Inter­national Day in Support of Victims of Torture today, human rights officials and legal watchdogs in Cambodia are trying...

Despite Remarkable Progress, Childbirth in Cambodia is Still Too Risky

Oum Phoeun knows about birth spacing. She knows about birth control as well. Her first four pregnancies went off without a hitch, each two...

Despite Remarkable Progress, Childbirth in Cambodia is Still Too Risky

Oum Phoeun knows about birth spacing. She knows about birth control as well. Her first four pregnancies went off without a hitch, each two...

Debate Surrounds National AIDS Awareness

Health care workers, government officials and social workers debated Thursday the accuracy of a government claim that the vast majority of Cambodians are properly...

Gov’t Defends Small-Scale Drug Arrests

As anti-drug police continue to bust small-time methamphetamine dealers, officials still are un­able or unwilling to arrest the suppliers of large-scale dealers of the...

Australian Sex Convict Issued Passport, Flees

An Australian man convicted in absentia of sex crimes has fled Cambodia after he was issued a new passport by the Australian Embassy in...

Keat Chhon: Pair of Projects Doomed to Fail Fail

Finance Minister Keat Chhon told National Assembly members Wednesday the controversial Naga Casino and Olympic Sta­dium construction projects eventually will fail as business ventures,...

Human Trafficking Still Rife Along VN Border

leuk dek district, Kandal province - Since opening to tour­ists nearly three years ago, the Ka’am Samnor border checkpoint, located along the Vietnamese border...

9 Sex Workers Set for Deportation Disappear

Nine sex workers scheduled to be deported to Vietnam have disappeared from the Pochentong de­tention center where they were waiting to be sent back...

Charges Fade When Man Claims Confusion

An Italian citizen accused of sex with a minor was released from custody Thursday after telling police that his unfamiliarity with Cambodia and poor...

Suspected Pedophile Arrested

An Italian national was arrested Sunday in Phnom Penh’s notorious Svay Pak brothel district and accused of having sex with a 10- year-old girl,...