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Tobacco Industry Tops List of TV, Newspaper Advertisers

The tobacco industry was the leading advertiser in television and newspapers in 1997, according to a report on media advertising in Cambodia. Money from...

One Year Later, No Justice for Grenade Victims

After the four grenades exploded there was silence. Many in the crowd who moments before had been watching a peaceful demonstration were too stunned...

Police Say Dead Australian Knew Attacker; No Suspects

No suspects have been arrested or identified in connection with the brutal Tuesday murder of an Australian lawyer, Municipal Police said Thursday. The police,...

Businesses Laud Street Project Despite Lulls

Despite commerce having been effectively frozen on the eastern end of Sihanouk Boule­vard for three days, business owners there were upbeat Tues­day about fu­ture...

Alleged Assassin Recants

The alleged triggerman in the 1996 murder of the second prime minister’s brother-in-law recanted his confession Friday at the Ap­peals Court, claiming he had...

Prince Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison

A Japanese plan for the return of deposed prime minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh looked to be in tatters Wednesday after the Phnom Penh Military...

Prince Tried on KR Conspiracy Charges

The Phnom Penh Military Court on Tuesday opened the trial of deposed first prime minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh and three top aides on charges...

BLDP Wing To Rename For Son Sann

The Son Sann faction of the divided BLDP is planning to re­name itself after its political lead­er, party activists said Mon­day. But the faction...

Authorities Won’t Yet Reveal Reason for VN Airlines Crash

More than six months after the crash of a Vietnam Airlines jet near Pochentong Airport, Cam­bo­dian aviation authorities say they now know the cause...

‘Illegal’ Name Change Order Labeled a Blessing by Rainsy

Khmer Nation Party President Sam Rainsy said Thursday that a government action forcing him to change his party’s name was “a blessing in disguise.”...

‘Illegal’ Name Change Order Labeled a Blessing by Rainsy

Khmer Nation Party President Sam Rainsy said Thursday that a government action forcing him to change his party’s name was “a blessing in disguise.”...

Ranariddh Sentenced to Five Years

Deposed first prime minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh was sentenced in absentia to five years in prison Wednesday by the Phnom Penh Military Court. He...

CPP President Publicly Praises Party Faithful

Cambodian People’s Party President Chea Sim opened a major party meeting Tuesday by praising the membership for contributing to the nation’s economic progress and...

Observers View First Trial As Mere Procedural Step

The trial of deposed first prime minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh on charges of illegally importing weapons is set to go ahead Wednesday, with few...

Gov’t, Resistance Agree to Cease-fire

Following weeks of international diplomacy, government and resistance forces agreed on Fri­day to a ceasefire, officials said.​​​ If the agreement holds, it would bring to...