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Son Soubert Battles in B’Bang

battambang - Financing the dem­ocratic struggle in this pro­vince is a headache for the Son Sann Party. President Son Sou­bert’s low-key, low-cost grassroots ap­proach...

Businessman Jousts Over MFN Credit

Businessman and politician Ted Ngoy has taken exception to a newspaper report in which Com­merce Minister Cham Pra­sidh allegedly criticized him for exaggerating his...

Opposition Parties Claim Activists Shot Dead

A Funcinpec activist in Kratie province was shot and killed outside his house last week, a party official said Tuesday.  Chroek Hoeun, 46, was shot...

‘Free’ Prey Veng Gets Ultimate Test This Week

prey veng town - One can almost imagine opposition candidate Sam Rainsy and Second Prime Minister Hun Sen going at each other in this...

Funcinpec Official Claims CPP Might Be Getting Nervous

kompong cham town - Funcin­pec Co-Minister of Interior You Hockry said this week he be­lieves the CPP is getting nervous, and he worries that...

S Sann Party Sees Itself in Next Gov’t

The Son Sann Party is confident it will be part of any non-CPP coalition government formed in the wake of the election, a senior...

Ruling Party Goes Grassroots

kompong cham town - On Tues­day, CPP parliamentarian candidate Yos Son took a speedboat 15 minutes up the Mekong River from this provincial capital...

Sin Sen Sticks to Rainsy Party

Sin Sen, an ex-CPP central committee member and former top Interior Ministry general, on Friday reiterated his support for government critic Sam Rainsy. Speaking...

CPP Politicos Take Campaigns to Provinces

Second Prime Minister Hun Sen might not be officially campaigning, but the rest of the CPP slate certainly is. Interior co-Minister Sar Kheng has...

The Compensation Waiting Game

Businesses Wonder Whether They Will Ever See Payback Time Most of the physical evidence from factional fighting last July has been cleaned up and swept...

Prince Rues 1993 Coalition

odong, Kompong Speu - De­posed first prime minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh apologized to supporters Tuesday, saying it was a mistake for Funcinpec to enter...

Another RCAF Plane Hits Mine in Koh Kong

For the second time in six months, an RCAF airplane has hit a land mine on the Koh Kong air­port runway, prompting pro­vincial police...

King Picks Critic for Constitutional Council

Racked with controversy since its remaining members were appointed last month, the Con­stitutional Council has a new critic in its midst. Say Bory, who...

Opposition Newsapers Vow to Defy NEC Ban

At least six opposition newspapers say they will defy a ban on publishing political propaganda during the election campaign, even if it means risking...

Gov’t Sacks Law Faculty Dean Dean to End Student Strike

A strike by students at the Faculty of Law has ended following a government decision to sack the school’s dean and cancel a controversial...

Funcinpec Activist Killed in Moto Collision

Funcinpec activist Em So­pheap—who led a street clash the week deposed first prime minister Prince Nor­o­dom Rana­riddh returned to Cam­bodia—was killed last week in...

Capital Meeting Marks Defectors’ Transition

Little more than a week after they walked out of the jungle and into the government fold, five senior Khmer Rouge technocrats came to...

Bridge Work a ‘Dire Need’ Despite Repairs

A collapsed railway bridge in Kampot town has been re-op­ened, but other bridges are in dan­ger of similar cave-ins, ac­cording to Cambodia’s National Railway...

Prosecutor Derides Evidence In Funcinpec Murder Case

kompong speu town - A prosecutor said Wednesday it would be un­reasonable to expect him to charge Second Prime Minister Hun Sen with the...

Constitutional Council Chooses Its President

After two failed attempts to convene, the Constitutional Council met for the first time Monday and elected former Supreme Court president Chan Sok as...

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Cambodia’s Former Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy Blasts ‘Attempt to Break Up...

Cambodia’s former opposition chief Sam Rainsy on Tuesday dismissed recent comments by Minister of Interior Sar Kheng who said the release of current opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) president Kem Sokha from pre-trial detention last week would create a power struggle between the two men.

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