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FBI Wraps Up Inquiry Into Journalist’s Slaying

The bulk of the US Federal Bu­reau of Investigation’s inquiry into the killing of journalist Khim Sambor and his son, Khat Sarin­pheata, is over,...

Sexual Abuse of Boys Widespread, Study Finds

Child advocacy groups say that more effort needs to be put into com­bating the sexual abuse of boys—a widespread problem that they say is...

The Need for Speed

Candy-colored stage lights spin and Western pop music pulsates, sending bass beats rebounding between the tin roof and the concrete skating rink floor. The potent...

Iraqi Delegation Taps Cambodia’s Experience With Demining

For the past 10 days, a 13-person delegation of Iraqi demining ex­perts has traveled the provinces in an attempt to learn how Cambodia grapples...

Residents Protest Over Boeng Kak Lake Development Plans

Around 300 residents of the Boeng Kak lake area protested on Friday at the lakeside offices of Shukaku Inc, the firm currently filling the...

Immigration Police Officer Shot Dead at Boeng Kak Lake

A veteran immigration police officer was shot to death early Sunday morning outside his Boeng Kak lake home and a retired police officer is...

Lake Residents Request Injunction To Stop Filling

Boeng Kak lake residents filed a request at the Phnom Penh Mun­ic­ip­al Court on Tuesday seeking a court injunction to halt the filling of...

Sok An: Brothel Crackdown Complicates AIDS Prevention

Cabinet Minister Sok An open­ed the Third National AIDS Con­ference on Wednesday during a ceremony at Phnom Penh’s Chak­­tomuk Conference Hall by laying out...

Lake Villagers Again Rally Against Compensation Plan

For the third time this month, Boeng Kak lake residents protested in front of Phnom Penh’s City Hall on Monday morning to op­pose the...

Villagers Take Boeng Kak Lake Construction Protest to City Hall

About 200 residents of the Boeng Kak lake area protested Monday in front of Phnom Penh City Hall demanding that authorities stop a private...

Fashion Designer Launches Program To Employ Women

Bibi Russell, a fashion designer and former international model from Bangladesh, officially kicked off a partnership with Phnom Penh’s Modern Dress Sewing Factory on...

With Filling Under Way, Flight From Boeng Kak Lake Begins

On Friday, 47-year-old motorcycle-taxi driver Heng Sam Ang became the very first resident of Boeng Kak lake to relocate his family to Phnom Penh’s...

Endangered Primates Still a Concern in Cambodia

A new primate census conducted by the Wildlife Conservation Society shows Cambodia contains the world’s largest populations of two endangered primate species. The tally,...

Angry Boeng Kak Residents Plan Second Protest Today

Residents upset with the company that is filling in Boeng Kak lake plan to stage a second pro­test today, representatives said Thursday. More than...

Reconstructing Khmer Culture

As armed clashes gave way to stability during The Cambodia Daily’s 15-year existence, Cambodian artists faced a huge challenge: preserving cultural roots nearly lost...

Local Primates Among Most Endangered

Primates such as monkeys, gibbons and apes are more at risk in Cambodia than any other place in the world, according to a new...

Sam Rainsy Canvasses Kandal in Campaign’s Final Stretch

With election day less than a week away, political parties are using every last hour to rally supporters. SRP President Sam Rainsy hit the...

Unsolved Slayings of Journalists Highlight Culture of Impunity

While today marks the end of the seven-day mourning period for slain pro-SRP journalist Khim Sambor and his son, the questions of who killed...

Gov’t Official Recovering Well After Acid Attack

Council of Ministers Secretary of State Ngor Srun is recovering well in Thailand after being attacked with acid in Phnom Penh on Sunday, his...

Slaying Sends Chill Through Media Community

The brazen assassination on Friday evening of local reporter Khim Sambor, and his 21-year-old son, Khat Sarinpheata, has had a chilling effect on local...

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Cambodian Political Commentator Hit With New Charges, Goes Into Hiding

A Cambodian political commentator and critic of Hun Sen has been hit with new criminal charges a month after completing a prison sentence for defamation, and has gone into hiding, fearing arrest, sources say.

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