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PP Municipality Defends Dey Krahorm Site Evictions

Phnom Penh municipal authorities defended the Jan 24 eviction of the Dey Krahorm community by issuing a statement Jan 30 that singled out NGO...

Municipality Defends Dey Krahorm Evictions

Phnom Penh municipal authorities defended the Jan 24 eviction of the Dey Krahorm community by issuing a statement on Friday that singled out NGO...

Officials Forcibly Evict Dey Krahorm Holdouts

Hundreds of police and military police forcibly cleared Phnom Penh’s Dey Kra­horm community early Saturday us­ing tear gas, metal batons, shields and a fire-truck...

Officials Forcibly Evict Dey Krahorm Holdouts

Hundreds of police and military police forcibly cleared Phnom Penh’s Dey Kra­horm community early Saturday us­ing tear gas, metal batons, shields and a fire-truck...

Dey Krahorm Residents Plead for More Talks

Residents resisting eviction from the Dey Krahorm area in Phnom Penh pled for more time and further negotiations Wednesday during a news conference, saying...

Nuon Chea Defense Submits Graft Complaint

The Khmer Rouge tribunal de­fense team for Brother Number Two Nuon Chea on Thursday submitted a criminal complaint with the Phnom Penh Municipal Court...

Group Blames Government for ‘Stalled’ Khmer Rouge Trials

Marking the 30th anniversary of the toppling of the Khmer Rouge regime, New York-based Human Rights Watch issued a statement blasting the culture of...

Freed Chea Vichea Convicts Recall Prison Ordeal

After spending nearly five years in prison for allegedly killing union leader Chea Vichea in 2004, Born Samnang and Sok Sam Oeun woke up...

Chea Vichea Convicts Given Bail; Case Reopened

The Supreme Court on Wed­nes­day ordered that the two men convicted for the 2004 killing of Free Trade Union President Chea Vi­chea be granted...

Street Gunfire Claims Life of 2-Year-Old

A ricocheting bullet from gunfire on the streets of Phnom Penh’s Chamkar Mon district has left the family of 2-year-old Sarak Thi­dachey in mourning...

Dr Beat Richner Opens $12 Million Wing to Children’s Hospital

A new $12 million wing of the Jayavarman VII children’s hospital in Siem Reap was inaugurated Tuesday under the watch of King Norodom Sihamoni,...

Dengue Fever Deaths Nosedive to 65 in 2008

Dengue fever killed 65 people so far this year, a dramatic drop from the recent past, health officials said Monday. There have been 9,200 recorded...

Minister Urges Alternatives In Drug Fight

While law enforcement officials work to finish the draft of a new anti-drug law, authorities should also focus on alternative methods to help those...

Banong Christians Gather for Yuletide Celebrations in M’kiri

busra commune, Mondolkiri pro­vince - Young, old and teenaged crowded inside the rough wooden church in Lameh Ty Pram village, about an hour and...

After Violent Land Clashes, Situation Still Tense in Mondolkiri

sen monorom town, Mon­dolkiri province - Tension continued Monday following the weekend’s violent confrontation be­tween ethnic minority villagers and workers for the Khaou Chuly...

Banong Faithful Gather To Celebrate Christmas

Busra commune, Mondolkiri province - Young, old and teenaged crowded inside the rough wooden church in Lameh Ty Pram village, about an hour and...

Mondolkiri Villagers Quit Talks With Developer

sen monorom, Mondolkiri pro­vince - Negotiations between ethnic Banong villagers and local authorities broke down Tuesday with lo­cals walking away from the talks, saying...

For Better or Worse, Change Comes to Mondolkiri

Sen Monorom, Mondolkiri province - New paved roads, round-the-clock electricity, streetlights, a postbox and plans for a major water plant: Mondolkiri province has come...

Mondolkiri Land Dispute Turns Violent

busra commune, Mondolkiri province - Hundreds of ethnic min­ority villagers torched and smashed vehicles belonging to the Khaou Chuly rubber company and confronted armed...

Svay Ken ‘Master Khmer Artist of the Modern Period’ Dies at 75

Svay Ken, one of Cambodia’s most influential and prolific artists, died Thursday at his Phnom Penh home, family and friends said. Despite debilitating arthritis,...