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Town Siem Reap Wants Its Own Say In Tourism Profit Plans

While the temples of Angkor are bringing millions of dollars to state coffers and private businesses, Siem Reap has been left out of the...

Tourists Do Like Trees At Angkor, But Temple Damage Is Feared

As more tourists flood each month into the Angkor temple complex, local authorities continue to puzzle over what to do with the trees that...

Siem Reap Wants Say In Tourism Profit Plans

While the temples of Angkor are bringing millions of dollars to state coffers and private businesses, Siem Reap has been left out of the...

Magazine Chronicles Evidence of Khmer Rouge Genocide

Although the cover is sleek and the photograph of black-clad Khmer Rouge leaders provocative, Cambodia’s newest magazine reads more like a “textbook or a...

Chhouk Rin, Suspect in Backpacker Slayings, Arrested

Chhouk Rin, the former Khmer Rouge commander believed to have led the train raid that resulted in the deaths of three Western backpackers in...

Opposition Lawmaker Abducted

A Sam Rainsy Party lawmaker was abducted Wednesday even­ing at his home in central Phnom Penh, police and members of his party said. Lon...

Another Rainsy Member Arrested in Attack

A second Sam Rainsy Party member has been arrested for his alleged connection with last year’s rocket attack on a motorcade carrying Prime Minister...

US Firm Wins SR Airport Bid

The government has awarded a US company a $980,000 contract to supply emergency equipment for Siem Reap Airport. US RM Asia Co will provide...

Sam Rainsy Plans Kor-5 Victims Association

Outspoken government critic Sam Rainsy took another step against Prime Minister Hun Sen and other senior CPP officials on Sunday by announcing he will...

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...

NGOs Debate Pros and Cons of New Senate

Most participants at an NGO-led roundtable discussion at the Hotel Sofitel Cambodiana on Wed­nesday agreed CPP Pres­ident Chea Sim had to be placed in...

Replacement Assembly Members Sworn In

Thirty new parliamentarians were sworn in Tuesday as part of a CPP-Funcinpec agreement for those with posts in the new government to give up...

Taiwan Not the First to Attempt to Dump Waste

The mercury-tainted waste shipped to Sihanoukville last month was not the first consignment of toxic trash foreigners have tried to dump in Cambodia, Finance...

Asean Will Mean More Tax, Finance Minister Concludes

Finance Minister Keat Chhon said Tuesday that Cambodia will have to increase internal taxes to offset a drop in customs revenues when it joins...

Chau Sokhon Case Goes Before Supreme Court

The Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday in the controversial drug case against Chau Sokhon, a former Fun­cinpec military police official from Sihanoukville. Court...

Opposition Holds Memorial for Protest Victims

About 200 people gathered Thursday at Sam Rainsy Party headquarters to commemorate those who died during anti-government protests in September. “We do not forget...

Prince Asks F’pec to Choose NA Positions or Gov’t Posts Jobs Posts

Funcinpec President Prince Norodom Ranariddh has asked that all members of the party’s steering committee voluntarily resign from it and party members who hold...

Kem Sokha Denies Inciting Sit-In Violence

Former parliamentarian Kem Sokha appeared in court Tuesday to answer accusations that he incited violence and racial hatred during the opposition demonstrations in August...

NGOs Oppose Senate, Constitutional Changes

A group of Cambodian NGOs is expected to finalize a counterproposal today to a National As­sembly draft proposal to amend the Constitution and create...

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