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F’pec Minister Assails Deal to Maintain Road

Funcinpec Minister of Public Works and Transport Khy Taing Lim attacked a top CPP ministry of­ficial in a recent radio interview for negotiating a...

Coup, Me? ‘Events’ Leave Linguistic Carnage

What’s in a name? Would a coup by any other term have gained the UN seat? Even as the artillery fire echoed over Phnom...

Grenades at Protest Leave 19 Dead, 150 Injured

At least 19 people were killed and more than 150 wounded Sunday morning when four grenades exploded at a Khmer Nation Party-led protest outside...

Official Wants Film to Steal the Show

With his distinctive looks and zeal for preserving Khmer culture, Minister of Information Lu Laysreng would seem a natural for the movies. But the...

UN Chief to Get Trial Report

A panel of legal experts is expected to deliver recommendations today to UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan on whether and how to set up an...

Commune Rules Worry Critics Worries

The Ministry of Interior’s proposal to appoint commune secretaries separate from this year’s scheduled local elections has sparked concern from a major elections watchdog...

Ieng Sary Warns of New Unrest Over KR Trial

Former Khmer Rouge leader Ieng Sary warned against at­tempting to bring leaders of the movement to trial, implying that his followers would reignite the...

Karaoke Girl Shot For Refusing Proposition

Nineteen-year-old Cheng Srey Pao had been in Phnom Penh only 17 days when she was pro­po­sitioned by a customer at the karaoke bar she...

Tuol Sleng Survivors Torn: Justice or Peace?

Nearly every morning for six months, the guards unshackled Iem Chan from his bed and took him for a torture session. Some days, he...

King Rules Out Amnesties for Defectors

Speaks Favorably About Int’l Tribunal King Norodom Sihanouk distanced himself Wednesday from the government’s embracing of senior Khmer Rouge defectors Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea,...

Waning Odds of Trial ‘Victory for Impunity’

Human rights advocates and legal experts have expressed dismay at the growing likelihood that no one will ever be brought to justice for the...

No Trial for Defectors, Hun Sen Asserts

Cambodians Urged To Bury KR Horror In a reversal of his previous stance, Prime Minister Hun Sen said Monday that defecting Khmer Rouge leaders Khieu...

SRP Presses US to Support Hun Sen Probe

Their armed struggle failing along with their health, two of the three remaining hard-line Khmer Rouge leaders walked out of the jungle this weekend...

Khieu Samphan, Nuon Chea Join Government at Pailin

Defections Further Peace, PM Asserts Their armed struggle failing along with their health, two of the three remaining hard-line Khmer Rouge leaders walked out of...

Former UN Chief Boutros-Ghali Arrives

Former UN secretary-general Boutros Boutros-Ghali arrived in Phnom Penh on Friday for a five-day visit as chief of the Inter-national Francophone Organiza-tion. Boutros-Ghali, who...

UK Inks $100,000 Donation

British Ambassador George Edgar signed a memorandum of understanding with the World Health Organization last week to provide $100,000 to extend the WHO’s ongoing...

CMAC, Powerful Grapple Over Demined Land

Cambodian Mine Action Cen­ter deminers working in Battam­bang province thought the land they were clearing would end up in the hands of landless former...

A Problem Worldwide

Cambodians call them khmeng anathar, literally “children wandering around.” But they have many different names in many different countries. In Zaire, they are called...

Street Families Pose Complex Dilemma

Those who work with street children divide them into two broad categories. The first are those who are on their own, with little support...

Street Life

Where Survival Means Tough Choices for Kids Cheth is 11 years old and, a month ago, what he wanted most was to have his foot...