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Cambodian Boy With Rare Affliction Gets Care, Home in US

lenox, Massachusetts - This town of old estates along tree-lined roads has been home to industrialist And­rew Carnegie, novelist Edith Whar­ton, musician James Taylor...

Questions Still Linger Over Approach to Islamic Terrorism

dam nak loung village, Kam­pot province - Sman Khor Ti Yah seems in many ways a typical young rural villager, smiling de­murely in the...

Questions Linger Over Approach to Islamic Terrorism

dam nak loung village, Kam­pot province - Sman Khor Ti Yah seems in many ways a typical young rural villager, smiling de­murely in the...

Garment Workers Make Exodus To Cast Commune Votes at Home

Morn Channa traveled from Phnom Penh to her native Kom­pong Chhnang province on Satur­day using the $30 salary advance provided by her garment factory...

Swiss President Has High Hopes for Cambodia

Swiss President Micheline Calmy-Rey emphasized bonds between Cambodia and her landlocked European nation during an interview squeezed in between an audience with King Norodom...

Int’l Unions Vow Pressure To Help ‘Beer Girls’

Multinational beer companies will be pressured in their home countries to take responsibility for ensuring the protection of women who work promoting their beer...

Revamped Go-Kart Track Opens in Kandal

The revamped Kambol Kart Raceway’s go-kart track in Kandal province officially opened on Sun­day with a call to those who drag race around Phnom...

Armed Looters Said To Be Digging at Temple

A group of armed looters searching with metal detectors have been digging around Preah Vihear prov­ince’s 11th-century Preah Khan temple for ancient artifacts, an...

Scenes in ‘Ghost Game’ Being Re-Shot: Reports

The makers of “Ghost Game,” a controversial Thai horror movie re­leased last month and set in a fictionalized Tuol Sleng torture prison, be­gan re-shooting...

Some Buddhists See Danger in Christianity

Last week’s razing of an unfinished Kandal province building that was to become a Christian church was a rare example of mob action motivated...

Trial Program for Electing Village Chiefs Begins

Commune councilors have be­gun a trial voting program for new vil­lage chiefs, marking the first time that village leaders have been chosen by an...

No Arrests Planned in Attack on Christian Building

kandal province, Lvea Em district, Boeng Krum commune - District governor Chev Saren said Tuesday that police were unable to stop a mob of...

Buddhist Mob Razes Unfinished Christian Church

kandal province, Lvea Em district, Boeng Krum commune - Hundreds of villagers chanted “long live Bud­dhism” and “down with Chris­ti­an­ity” as around 20 people...

12 CFF Attackers To Be Released From Prison

Twelve of 23 convicted Cambo­dian Freedom Fighters are expected to be released from prison in the com­ing days after serving months and in some...

‘Ghost Game’ Makers Apologize, Movie Premiers Playing

The makers of “Ghost Game,” a Thai horror movie set in a fictionalized version of the Tuol Sleng genocide museum, tearfully apologized to Cambodia...

Feelings Mixed Over New Thai Horror Film

The Tuol Sleng Genocide Mu­seum has for years been plagued by rumors that it is haunted, but workers there were split Wednes­day on whether...

Setting of Thai Horror Film: A Fictional S-21

A group of young Thais agree to stay in a Cambodian torture center-turned-museum that was abandoned because it is haunted.  They do so in order...

Pol Pot Is Not a National Hero: Retired King

Retired King Norodom Siha­nouk decried what he said was a growing revisionist movement to cast the late Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot as a...

Hilltribes, Chinese Firm Still at Odds in M’kiri

dak dam commune, Mondolkiri province - Only a skeletal crew of la­borers inhabits the shanties dotting Mondolkiri’s expansive grasslands and forested, rolling hills, but...

Some Find Term ‘Khmer Rouge’ Derogatory

Former members of Demo­cratic Kampuchea say that the name “Khmer Rouge” is a derogatory term concocted and perpetuated to insult them and that some...