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Envoy: Little Has Changed Since Untac

The UN Special Representative for Human Rights in Cambodia said Tuesday that he sees little im­provement in human rights since the Untac era, due...

Mobile Phone Operators Asked To Resolve Patchy Connections

The Ministry of Posts and Tele­communications held a meeting Friday to resolve the poor connection between MobiTel’s mobile phone service and three competing cell...

World Bank: Prices Hit Poor Despite Growth

As the domestic economy continues its vigorous growth, Cambo­dia’s poor are left increasingly ex­posed to rising food and fuel prices, which may be greater...

Nation’s Cell Phone Providers Hung Up on Interconnection Issues

Moeung Sonn’s pockets bulge from three mobile phones, each utilizing a competing service provider. “It’s impossible to connect from 011 to 012,” said the...

Regional Leaders Discuss Water Use, Dams on the Mekong River

China will continue to cooperate with countries of the Greater Me­kong Sub Region on the issue of upstream dams on the Mekong River, Commerce...

Ban on Pig Imports Lifted To Ease Price of Pork

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday announced the lifting of a government ban on pig imports from Thailand and Vietnam, saying supply shortages had...

PM Bans Rice Exports in Bid To Rein in Price

Following a series of increases in rice prices, Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday announced a ban on rice exports effective today in order...

Vendors Hurt by Surge in Price Of Cooking Gas

Cooking gas prices have skyrocketed since last week in Phnom Penh, leaving restaurateurs unsure how they are going to keep their businesses afloat and...

Experts Warn That Gasoline Prices Could Slow Economy

Economists warned Wednes­day that the continuing rise of gasoline prices might affect prices across the board and slow the country’s economy. In Phnom Penh...

Health, Garment Sectors Receive French Funding

France on Tuesday announced funding of nearly $15 million to assist Cambodia’s garment and health sectors and promote the country as a film production...

S’ville Airport To Be Expanded in Tourism Bid

Seen as a key to developing Cambodia’s tourism, Sihanouk­ville’s Kang Keng Airport will be expanded with a $35 million loan made official this week,...

Experts Alarmed Over Consumer Price Report

The political opposition and local economic analysts expressed concern Tuesday over the recent government report showing a sharp rise in consumer prices last year....

Samak, Hun Sen Meeting Deemed ‘Fruitful’

Thailand will not oppose Cam­bodia’s bid to have Preah Vihear temple included on the World Her­itage List, Information Min­ister and gov­ernment spokes­man Khieu Kanharith...

Special Economic Zones Struggle To Meet Expectations

Touted by the government as a tool for development, many special economic zones in Cambodia still have a long way to go in terms...

Outlook for Economy Still Rosy: Hun Sen

Prime Minister Hun Sen said Thursday that the coming year will be another good one for the Cam­bodian economy, which he said is expected...

Developers Granted Leases for Two S’ville Isles

The government awarded developers 99-year leases for two islands off the coast of Sihanoukville on Thursday, bringing the total number of leased islands to...

Hun Sen: UN Granting Asylum Without Our OK

Prime Minister Hun Sen accused the UN High Commis­sion­er for Refugees on Thursday of grant­ing asylum without consulting with Cam­bodian authorities. “Some immigrants came...

Scavengers Fuel Booming Recycling Market

The trash bins and garbage piles of Phnom Penh’s homes and businesses are an unlikely base for a business boom. But fueled by humble...

NagaCorp Reports 2007 Most Profitable Year Yet

Net gains at Phnom Penh’s only licensed casino skyrocketed in 2007, rising 54 percent over 2006 in the 12-year-old company’s best year to date,...

Ground Broken on Railway Restoration Project

serei saophoan district, Banteay Meanchey - As ground broke Monday on a project to rehabilitate and extend Cambodia’s current railway lines to Thailand, Prime...