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KRT Cuts Weekly Hearings Due to Staff, Funds Shortage

The Khmer Rouge tribunal will only sit for three days a week instead of four starting on November 5 due to a lack of...

Cambodia Unsuccessful in Bid for UN Security Council Seat

The U.N. General Assembly's vote for the Asia-Pacific non-permanent seat on the Security Council went down to the wire on October 18, as a...

King Father Communicated Through His Website Until the Very End

For almost a decade, King Father Norodom Sihanouk took to the Internet with aplomb, using his official website as a way to update the...

US, Cambodia to Reassess Accord on Importing Antiquities

A U.S. State Department committee is scheduled to hold a meeting on October 25 to review an agreement it signed with Cambodia in 1999...

Two More Countries Sign On to UN Seat Bid

Nigeria and Belarus on Tuesday became the latest countries to throw their support behind Cambodia’s bid for a non-permanent seat on the U.N. Security...

Reporting on Sonando Case Shows Differences in Local Media

The 20-year jail sentence for independent radio station owner Mam Sonando made headlines around the world yesterday, but coverage of Mr. Sonando’s case was...

Ieng Sary Ill, KRT Cancels Hearing

Questioning of witnesses at the Khmer Rouge tribunal was postponed yesterday, after a doctor informed the Trial Chamber that former Foreign Minister Ieng Sary...

‘Pharmacide Arts’ Depicts the Risks of Counterfeit Drugs

A red-faced, glowering devil looks down on a pharmacist with small black horns sprouting from her temples. The painting by Cambodian artist Hen Sophal could...

Cambodians Prepare for Arrival of Khmer New Year Angel

She wears a white robe, holds a sword in one hand and a chapei in another, sits astride a buffalo, is accompanied by a...

US Agents Poised to Seize Khmer Statue From Sotheby’s

Government officials and a representative at Unesco in Phnom Penh yesterday said that Sotheby's in New York had no right to a 10th century...

Bilingual Cambodian Play To Be Performed in Rwanda

A bilingual version of “Break­ing the Silence,” a critically ac­claimed play about the legacy of Cam­bodia’s genocide, will be staged for the first time...

Cham Language Textbooks Initiative Aims to Save Script

Cham language literacy rates among the roughly 300,000 Cham Muslims in the country are low, with most speaking the language in their homes but...

Withdrawals From Kyoto Could Have Impact on Carbon Trading

The announcement by several countries during the UN climate change conference in South Africa in December that they would withdraw from the Kyoto Protocol...

Gov’t, NGOs Discuss Child Labor in Fisheries

Thousands of children are toiling in the country’s fisheries sector, living in conditions that are often hazardous to their health and depriving them of...

Film Examines Possible Threat Posed by Mekong River Dams

Thirty-minute documentary investigates impact on fishing communities “Where Have All the Fish Gone? Killing the Mekong Dam by Dam,” a documentary film by British journalist,...

Thailand and Cambodia in Talks Over Demand for Migrant Work

Thailand has appealed to Cam­bodia to send more migrant workers to the country due to a high demand for labor following last year’s devastating...

Despite Funding Pinch, Deminers Inch Forward

ratanak mondol district, Battambang province - Sun-weathered villagers herd emaciated cattle past the local pagoda and out into the fields. Bare­foot chil­dren play next...

Details Murky in Cambodian Maid’s Death in Malaysia

As reports of the death of yet another Cambodian maid in Malaysia surfaced, opposition lawmaker Mu Sochua said yesterday that a bilateral agreement between...

Mixed Reviews for Cambodia’s 1st Fashion Week

Cambodia’s first fashion week kicked off in the capital on Oct 27 in a 10-day event that organizers and designers hoped would help to...

Police Rescue 22 Minors in Agency Raids

Police raided a training center in Kompong Chhnang province run by recruitment agency T&P, rescuing about 45 women—including 22 minors between 13 and 17...