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Groups Pile On More Criticism Of Latest Draft of NGO Law

More NGOs heaped criticism on the controversial draft law that aims to regulate Cambodia’s civil society sector, and called on donors to pressure the...

UN Envoy Urges Parties To Reconcile

The UN human rights envoy to Cambodia, Surya Subedi, on Friday called for Prime Minister Hun Sen’s ruling CPP and the opposition SRP to...

Safety Advocates Push for Motorcycle Passengers to Wear Helmets

A campaign launched yesterday aims to make it mandatory for pillion passengers-and children in particular- to wear helmets on motorbikes, but amendments to enforce...

Lake Protest Turns Violent as Residents Block Road

One protester takes pills, another cuts wrist in apparent suicide bids Police in Phnom Penh arrested four women yesterday during a series of violent clashes...

Lake Protest Turns Violent as Villagers Block Monivong

Protestors take pills, cut wrist in apparent suicide bids Police in Phnom Penh arrested four women yesterday during a series of violent clashes between around...

CPP Tailors Its Tactics to Rural Voters

While the Human Rights Party held forums and the Sam Rainsy Party aimed to bolster its local branches between July and Sep­tember, CPP lawmakers...

Gov’t Faces Challenges Preventing ‘Systematic’ Torture

The Interior Ministry said yesterday that it would ask Prime Minister Hun Sen to authorize the drafting of a new law that would create...

In Malaysia, Maid Ban Met With Mixed Feelings

Reactions in Malaysian media to Cambodia’s Oct 15 ban on sending maids to Malaysia contain a mix of shame, indignation and a need to...

New Project Aims to Lower Levels of Industrial Pollution

Industrial pollution “hot spots” have been identified in waterways in Phnom Penh, Kandal and Kom­pong Cham provinces following a five-month period of research as...

Voter Registration Opens for 2012 Commune Elections

The registration of voters began at 1,633 commune offices across the country yesterday ahead of the 2012 commune elections, but there were disruptions reported...

Police Probe Mass Fainting at Phnom Penh Garment Factory

About 70 workers fainted yesterday at Hung Wah Cambodia Garment Mfg, a factory in Phnom Penh’s Dangkao district, bringing the number of factory-related mass...

Tuk-Tuk Tales

The din was typical of a hot, dusty Phnom Penh afternoon: honking horns, screeching children and the clatter of metal poles being unloaded from...

Pipe Dreams

Peter Khim has YouTube to thank for showing him how to pull an ollie. Two years ago, he read about skateboarding online and when...

Colorectal Expert Promotes The Benefits of Healthy Eating

They can be painful and embarrassing, but there is no point in ignoring hemorrhoids, as they can lead to thrombosis and septicemia, according to...

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Hun Sen Raises Spectre of Assassination Attempt in Warning Over Threat...

According to Hun Sen, in September 1998 while traveling to Siem Reap his car was targeted by an attacker with a B40 rocket-propelled grenade.

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