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Do the Math: Students Are Paying for Studies

The 36 6-year-olds in Kong Kunthea’s first grade class at Aknakvat Practice Primary School on Tuesday learned to write the number 1 and the...

Parties Now Deadlocked Over Summit Site

Hopes for a solution to Cambo­dia’s post-election crisis dimmed further Wednesday as the rival parties clashed over the site of a proposed summit and...

Students Air Concerns as School Year Starts

Bun Phearath was not thrilled to be back in school Monday. And, like many of his fellow students, he had a lot of concerns...

Opposition Proposes Summit Outside Country

Funcinpec and the Sam Rainsy Party on Sunday proposed a coalition summit “on neutral ground” in Tokyo, headed by King Noro­dom Sihanouk, in hopes...

General’s Son Among 5 Killed in Truck Raid

Five RCAF soldiers were killed in an ambush in northern Kratie province last week, including the son of the commander of Military Region 1,...

Son Sann Party Protests Kem Sokha Summons

An opposition party has written the country’s top legal bodies asking them to annul a summons for former parliamentarian Kem Sokha claiming the court...

Opposition Activist Fails to Show for Court Questioning

Opposition activist Kem Sokha failed to appear for questioning Thurs­day in municipal court, and now the summons will be reissued, a court official said. “And...

3 Opposition Members Summoned to Court

Activists’ Questioning Called Pressure Tactic Summonses have been issued for the questioning of three opposition activists about their roles in possibly inciting people to racial...

B-40 Rocks Siem Reap Motorcade

Siem Reap town - A roadside ex­plosion rocked this quaint provincial capital at about 9:15 am, just as the motorcades carrying the new parliamentary...

Some Fear Siem Reap Explosion Will Poison Negotiations

siem reap town - Cambodians here expressed confidence that this week’s talks between the three main political parties would resolve the post-election deadlock—until, that...

Police Disperse Monks; Marches Called Off

As political leaders arrived at a multi-party summit in Siem Reap on Tuesday morning, Phnom Penh police dispersed a small group of monks, supporters...

Monks Plan to March Despite Gov’t Decision

Despite lacking government permission, monks on Monday called for other monks to join them in a peace march in Phnom Penh today. The proposed...

Dejected Rainsy Says He’ll Try NA With Gov’t

Dissident Sam Rainsy said Friday that he has tentatively chosen to work with the Hun Sen-dominated government because it is the best hope for...

Detained Protesters ‘Educated;’ 8 Charged

Most of the 29 protesters de­tained this week were “educated” during interrogation, and eight face preliminary charges of using illegal weapons such as slingshots,...

In Kompong Cham, Sympathy’s With Protesters

kompong cham town - As his feet sank in the muddy sands on the edge of the Mekong River, fisherman Nath Sitha was a...

‘Democracy Square’ Protest Site Is Quick to Get a Facelift

Renovation of the site of the mass sit-in demonstration that was forcibly ended last week has already begun and the Cambodia-Viet­nam Liberation Monument will...

Police Action Hurts Vendors

Keng Heng found herself wondering on Wednesday if her business was worth the dangers that came with it. The 43-year-old vendor at Phsar Kandal...

Sam Rainsy Subpoenas, Arrest Warrant Reportedly Ready

Municipal Court officials have completed warrants to either subpoena or arrest opposition leader Sam Rainsy, depending on the strategy the government wishes to use,...

Ethnic Vietnamese Families Discover Safety in Numbers

Just over the Vietnam Bridge, in a place the locals don’t call Phnom Penh, ethnic Vietnamese lead a tight-knit life between two worlds. They...

CPP Officially Wins Vote; Opposition Keeps Boycott

Legal Experts Slam Council’s Decision As election officials Tuesday officially declared the CPP winner of the July 26 polls, the opposition dug in, pledging to...