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Alleged Kidnapper Shot as New Tensions Shutter Shops

Police shot and killed a suspected kidnapper during a raid on his hideout as the city’s gold shops re­mained closed Sunday be­cause of fears...

Party Running Low on Cash

The Sangkum Thmei party has been forced to spread its limited campaigning resources thinly this week. In contrast to the traffic-stopping rallies staged by...

CPP Joined By 2,000-Plus In Motorcade

There was little mistaking the allegiances of the more than 2,000 people who turned out to join a CPP motorcade in the capital Saturday...

Complaints Over Factory Pollution Continue

More than seven months after a Tuol Kok clothes dyeing factory promised to cut down on pollution emissions, local residents said Thursday fumes and...

German Electronics Giant to Open Office in Phnom Penh

Siemens AG, one of the world’s largest electrical engineering and electronics companies, is scheduled to announce today the opening of an office in Cambodia....

Two Grenades Discovered At Justice Minister’s Home

One Seen Lobbed Onto the Grounds; Neither Detonated One grenade was thrown at the home of Justice Minister Chem Snguon in Prampi Makara district Thursday...

Kidnapped Baby Rescued

A baby girl snatched from her house in Tuol Kok three weeks ago has been reunited with her mother after her abductor led police...

Asean Still Cambodian Goal

Finance Minister Keat Chhon reiterated Monday Cambo­dia’s determination to join Asean, des­pite the current economic turmoil that has engulfed many countries in the regional...

Art Shops Find Elections Good for Business

To the 39 political parties campaigning for this month’s polls, a party signboard means an opportunity to attract supporters and voters. For Sao Phaetra,...

Missing Baby Vexes Police, Torments Mother

Sitting on the floor of her neighbor’s home, her arms wrapped tightly around herself, 28-year-old mother Ro Kiya described last Saturday when her eight-month-old...

Pacific Commercial Bank Warns of Money Shortfall

A chain of banks co-owned by prominent local businessman Kong Triv has run short of cash, with customers being asked to give one week’s...

Bank Promises a Steady Riel

The National Bank of Cam­bodia reiterated Tuesday its commitment to keep the riel steady at 4,000 to the US dollar until the elections, even...

Thais Arrest 6 Naval Police

Six Cambodian naval policemen have been arrested and detained by Thai naval police in waters close to the Thai-Cam­bo­dian border at Koh Kong, Cam­­­­bo­dian...

Legend Begets Abortion in the Year of the Tiger

Seng Sok Ly says she is not normally superstitious. But when she discovered she was pregnant and realized the baby would be born during the...

Prey Veng Killings Incite Fear, Village Exodus

Political tension is rising in Prey Veng province after the mur­der of two people with connections to Funcinpec, and 15 families have fled their...

Young Activists Return From Global March

At the age of 11, with his father dead and his mother ill, Chan Makara was forced to support his family.  For a year, he...

Royal Appointee to Abandon Council Post

The third-eldest royal appoin­tee of the Constitutional Council announced he will resign from the body after he chairs its first meeting today.  Pung Peng Cheng...

Minister Vows to Probe Court Ruckus

Justice Minister Chem Snguon said Friday he would investigate allegations of the use of force by Military Police to reverse a court decision and...

Lottos Roll Dice on Dreams

Yet another Phnom Penh company has launched a high-tech lottery game, gambling that people will continue to dream big even though the economic downturn...

Teens Return After Labor Trek

Two local teen-agers who participated in the Global March Against Child Labor returned home Wed­nes­day, completing a trip that began in January and took...

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National Assembly Boycott Signals Tougher Diplomatic Stance

When the opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) boycotted the opening of parliament following the 2013 national election, diplomats from countries that support democracy were left in a bind: should they attend an event that would legitimize what many viewed as a stolen election or ignore an invitation from the head of state who had accepted their credentials?

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