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Trial of CFF Suspects Scheduled for June

Twenty-eight suspected members of a rebel group that at­tacked government offices in Nov­ember will be tried next month, Phnom Penh court officials said. The...

Probe of First Montagnard Deportations Urged

The Cambodian Human Rights Action Committee issued an appeal to the international community Monday to investigate the first known deportation of Mon­tagnard asylum seekers,...

Lawyer Suing Insurance Company Issues Consumer Warning

Indochine Official Says It Complies With Law A lawyer for a client suing Indochine Insurance issued a warning to the public at a press conference...

After 26 Years, Hope for KR Justice Wanes

Tep Sokhun no longer holds out any hope that the Khmer Rouge leaders she holds responsible for killing her four brothers will be tried....

Sam Rainsy Testifies on Grenade Blast

Opposition party leader Sam Rainsy has been questioned by a French court in Paris about the March 1997 grenade attack that left at least...

Detainee Situation Prompts US-VN Questions

Amid increasingly aggressive protests from the Vietnamese, US Ambassador to Cambodia Kent Wiedemann main­tains the US decision to offer resettlement to two dozen hill...

VN Refugees Resolute; First 10 Head for US

Ten of the 24 Vietnamese refugees left Cambodia Thursday evening, despite last-ditch efforts by the Vietnamese government to persuade the group to return to...

Probe of 28 Freedom Fighter Suspects Finished

Phnom Penh Municipal Court has finished its investigation into 28 Cambodian Freedom Fighter suspects, including Richard Kiri Kim, the only Cambodian-Amer­ican in custody for...

Khmer Rouge-Themed Rap Album a Local Hit

Prach Ly wasn’t born yet when the Khmer Rouge regime plunged Cambodia into darkness, but his rap lyrics tell an accurate tale of the...

Golf Takes Cambodian Officials by Storm

It was 1997 and Cambodia was desperate to join Asean after  its induction into the group was delayed because of factional fighting that broke...

Hun Sen Says VN Detainees Must Go Back

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday indicated that the 24 Vietnamese arrested for illegally entering the country will be sent back to their native...

Funcinpec, CPP Pledge to Strengthen Ties With

Prime Minister Hun Sen of the ruling CPP and Funcinpec Pres­ident Prince Norodom Ranariddh released dozens of pigeons as a symbol of peace and...

Prince Stresses CPP Ties at Party Congress

Though the two parties once marched together in solidarity against the results of the 1998 elections, Funcinpec President Prince Norodom Ranariddh on Tuesday said...

Sirivudh Seen as Future Secretary-General for Funcinpec

By Thet Sambath Funcinpec President Prince Norodom Ranariddh on Tuesday surprised many royalists when he said his party needs a change of leadership, with a...

Sar Kheng Heading to Sweden for Meeting

Deputy Prime Minister Sar Kheng is scheduled to arrive Monday in Sweden at the private invitation of Millicom Inter­national, the joint venture partner of...

Sirivudh’s Return May Signal Political Shake-Up

Cambodian politics often de­pend on everyone pretending to have a short memory: parties trying to destroy each other one day find themselves partners the...

Gov’t Inquires Into Minister’s Mobitel Salary

The government is examining whether Minister of Posts and Telecommunications So Khun should face disciplinary action because he receives a salary from mobile phone...

Police Decry Security Role At Airport

In light of last weekend’s plane bomb­ing at the international airport in Bangkok, Cambodian authorities are complaining that they are not involved in every...

MPTC Minister Acknowledges Mobitel Salary

Minister of Posts and Tele­communications So Khun has acknowledged he receives a $2,500 monthly salary from Mobi­tel as an honorary adviser to the company....

Pact May Bring Commune Elections Closer

The coalition government’s CPP and the Funcinpec parties plan to sign a “unification agreement” expressing their determination to have the commune elections next year....