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In City, Facts Hazy—But Interest High—in US Vote

More than 14,000 km away from the gleaming white dome atop Cap­itol Hill in Washington is Phnom Penh, where the names of the two...

Border Dispute Calls Attention to Bank Safety

Last week, in a moment of heightened tension following the fighting near Preah Vihear temple, ANZ Royal bank officials made a special trip to...

Cambodians Should Not Fear Economically Strong China: PM

Cambodia should view China’s economic prosperity as an opportunity and not a threat, Prime Min­ister Hun Sen said Tuesday at the opening of the...

Production Set for ‘IMAX-Type’ Film About Angkor Wat History

Production is set to begin with the new year on a $10 million, wide-screen 3-D film about the history of Angkor Wat, according to...

Tale of Survival Adds Chapter to History of S-21

When S-21 prison guards burst into his cell in the middle of the night and told him he was free to go, Sat Kalkhann’s...

Dey Krahorm Residents: Firm Targeting Community Center

The fewer than 200 families left in Phnom Penh’s Dey Krahorm community might not still be holding out for the onsite development they feel...

Planners Ignore Urban Poor: UN Officials

The force of urbanization in Cam­bodia is unceasing, but little is being done by the government to accommodate for this undue strain on the...

Premier’s Call For New Law Alarms NGOs

NGO and opposition officials voiced concern Sunday that Prime Minister Hun Sen’s proposed NGO law could compromise the independence of NGOs and hamper the...

Unsafe Abortions Key Factor in Maternal Deaths

Unsafe abortions might account for up to a quarter of all maternal deaths in Cambodia, which continue to occur at a staggeringly high rate,...

Commercial Banks Told To Triple Capital

The National Bank of Cambodia has tripled the minimum capital re­quirement for commercial banks in Cambodia in an effort to tighten and strengthen the...

Commercial Banks Told To Triple Capital

The National Bank of Cambodia has tripled the minimum capital re­quirement for commercial banks in Cambodia in an effort to tighten and strengthen the...

Conference Boasts of Cambodia’s Economic Opportunities

Cambodia is at once a re-invented country far from its war-torn free-for-all past and a wide-open frontier economy ripe with opportunity and enough wiggle...

Landmine Toll Falls, But Problem Far From Solved

samraong district, Oddar Mean­chey province - Minh Sokphoeun has next to no memory of the blast. She remembers boarding the makeshift tractor on the morning...

5 Killed, 3 Wounded in Mine Explosion in Oddar Meanchey

Five people were killed and three injured in Oddar Meanchey on Friday when the makeshift truck they were riding in drove over an anti-tank...

No Prospective Date for End of Marriage Ban

Cambodians haven’t been al­lowed to officially marry foreigners for five months now—since a temporary ban was imposed March 29—and a date for when they...

World Bank Sets Poverty Line At $1.25 a Day

What it means to be poor in the world has changed. New data an­alyses show the cost of living to be higher, even among...

Cambodia’s Olympians Already Looking Ahead

On the return flight from Beijing on Monday night, Olympic mara­thon runner Hem Bunting went ov­er and over the prior day’s race in his...

Cambodia’s Olympians Already Looking Ahead

On the return flight from Beijing Monday night, Olympic marathon runner Hem Bunting went over and over the prior day's race in his head,...

Business Begins To Return to Tuol Kok’s Brothels

Despite the government’s recent closure of hundreds of brothels na­tionwide as part of a reinvigorated anti-human trafficking campaign, at least one pocket of long-established...

Business Begins To Return to Tuol Kok’s Brothels

Despite the government's recent closure of hundreds of brothels nationwide as part of a reinvigorated anti-human trafficking campaign, at least one pocket of long-established...