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Japanese Company Resumes Search for Oil in the Tonle Sap

A Japanese oil company is wrapping up a massive survey of the Tonle Sap and Mekong river basins that will determine whe­ther the area...

Cambodia’s Navy Faces Its Most Serious Enemy: Malaria

koh puolo wai, Koh Kong pro­vince - On Cambodia’s most distant military base, soldiers sit on the island’s picture-perfect shores and fight off their...

Anlong Veng to Follow Pailin’s Model, Gov’t Officials Say

The government will set up an administrative system at Anlong Veng similar to those in place at the prominent former rebel zones of Pailin...

Police Detain Union Reps; Workers Claim Harassment

Eight union representatives handing out leaflets in front of a garment factory on Sunday were detained and questioned by police, according to a union...

South Korean Firm Strikes Pailin Road-Building Deal

Gem- and timber-rich Pailin is getting help from a South Korean construction company to rebuild the dilapidated road through the town, a Pailin official...

Kampot Activist Gunned Down; CPP Calls Killing Political

As killings go in Cambodia, the reports of the death of Ngoun Hoeung were almost depressingly typical: a dispute over land. A drunken village...

‘Deposit’ Holds Up Dry Port Inauguration

The opening of a $20-million dry port has been delayed be­cause of demands by the government a $250,000 deposit from the company, according to...

Pregnancies Prove Among Top Challenges for Health Officials

Improving the health of pregnant women remains one of Cam­bodia’s biggest health challenges, a top government official said Tuesday. Minister of Health Chhea Thang...

National Art Returns After 3-Nation Trip

Revered works of Cambodian art were welcomed back to the National Museum on Monday after a 20-month international tour. Ambassadors from Japan, France and...

City to Develop Public Gardens

Phnom Penh Municipality has agreed to lease two run-down public gardens for use as gas stations in exchange for $1,000 a month in tax...

Sam Rainsy Calls For Strike In Garment Vacation Quarrel

Outspoken government critic Sam Rainsy has called for a general factory strike on April 10 if factories do not agree to provide paid vacations...

Khmer Rouge Troops Switch

Top military officials Sunday confirmed the second group defection in two weeks of Khmer Rouge troops aligned with hard-liners in the rebel jungle stronghold...

Hun Sen Cancels Schedule to Grieve for Mother

Second Prime Minister Hun Sen canceled all public appearances this week to mourn the death of his 79-year-old mother, Di Pok, who died at...

Bowling, Snooker Enthusiasts To Have More Local Options

Phnom Penh’s recreation scene is set to get a boost, as two new sport and game centers prepare to open soon. Both will offer...

Fish Ponds Pour Aquaculture on Agriculture for Food, Profit

Tuol Krasaing village, Kandal province - Long Sien, a lifelong rice farmer, told a group of his counterparts recently how aquaculture can help their...

Kampot Land Sale Prompts Warning By Second Premier

Kampot provincial officials will investigate the sale of land to a company owned by tycoon Teng Bunma—a transaction that has elicited a strong warning...

Protesters Damage Factory

Employees angry over alleged mistreatment by security guards threw rocks and damaged a gate of a Taiwanese garment factory at a protest Saturday, police...

New Slogan Sought to Further Boost Tourism

With tourism on the rise, officials are looking for ways to maximize profits: safety, infrastructure—and a slogan. Some 60 officials with vested interest in...

Trademark Law Discussed

Commerce Minister Cham Pra­sidh opened a two-day seminar on intellectual property rights Thursday, emphasizing Cambod­ia’s commitment to protecting trade­marks and copyrights. “The Kingdom of...