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Former Pol Pot Aide Retires From District Post

Tep Khunnal, the Khmer Rouge’s one-time ambassador to the U.N. and Pol Pot’s close aide, retired from his post as Malai district governor in...

Three Foreigners File Fraud Complaint Against Policeman

Three foreigners filed a complaint with Kampot’s provincial government on Monday against a po­lice officer who they claimed had duped them into giving him...

Environment Minister Denies Hardship at Tourism Project

The Minister of Environment has countered a rights worker’s claim that villagers relocated to make way for a Chinese-backed mega-tourism project in Koh Kong...

Union Leader Asks Governor To Set Statue Discussion Dates

Free Trade Union (FTU) Presi­dent Chea Mony yesterday wrote to Phnom Penh Governor Kep Chuktema, reiterating a request to set a date for talks...

Ship’s Anchor Believed by Many to Have Healing Powers

Recently discovered 130-year-old anchor has become a site of pilgrimage for hundreds Last week, 43-year-old Chan Vanna was approached by a Phnom Penh fisherman looking...

Vietnamese Police Investigate Cambodian Casino Detention

Police in Vietnam’s Long An province have begun investigating the case of a Vietnamese man who was held for ransom under the threat of...

Gov’t Plans to Send Crop Safety Agents to Border Checkpoints

The government has finalized a draft sub-decree that, if approved, would station officials at all border checkpoints to ensure that crops leaving and entering...

Over 4,000 NRP Supporters Rally in Capital

Undeterred by legal pressure on their party’s two top leaders, some four thousand Norodom Ranariddh Party supporters rallied in the streets of Phnom Penh...

Chinese Experts Visit To Prepare Cassava Export Deal

A Chinese government delegation is visiting Cambodia this week to study cassava production and prepare an agreement with the government to establish quality and...

6-year-old Found Raped and Murdered in Pursat

Police believe a six-year-old girl, whose naked body was found in bushes near her uncle's house in Pursat province's Phnom Kravanh district on Saturday,...

Brown Planthopper Threatens Rice Crop in Svay Rieng, Officials Say

The Ministry of Agriculture has issued a directive to all provincial agriculture departments instructing them to warn rice farmers about the arrival of the...

Buddhist Monk Told To Stay Away From Chi Kreng Trial

Religious authorities in Siem Reap province yesterday asked a monk not to attend the trial of nine men involved in a violent land dispute...

Mealybug Continues To Strike Cambodia’s Cassava Crop

Officials say wasps used to rid the plague have still to arrive An infestation of mealybugs that has already devastated much of Thailand's cassava crop...

Frenchman Arrested Again for Alleged Abuse

Jean-Marie Beranger, 61, had been out on bail for less than one month Kampot provincial police have arrested a 61-year-old French na­tional accused of sexually...

$40 Million Thai Loan for Road Is Still on Track, Officials Say

Thailand’s multimillion-dollar loan for a project to repair Nat­ional Road 68 is still on the table, officials said yesterday, despite the Cambodian government’s announcement...

US Worried Radio Battle Will Limit Speech

The US Embassy on Wednes­day expressed concern that a dispute over the ownership of Radio 90 FM, a formerly pro-Funcinpec station, could result in...

Kandal Province Family Feels Pinch of the Rice Price Surge

ponhea leu district, Kandal province - Living in a group of small wooden houses located at the end of an unpaved road on the...

Kandal Family Feels Pinch of Rice Price Surge

ponhea leu district, Kandal province - Living in a group of small wooden houses located at the end of an unpaved road on the...

CPP Confirms Hun Sen as PM Candidate

The CPP wrapped up its two-day extraordinary congress Sunday by reaffirming Prime Minister Hun Sen’s candidacy for the next premiership and pledging to continue...

Officials Warn of Low Fish Yield This Season

With the annual fishing season having recently begun, fisheries of­ficials are already warning that the overall catch will be lower than the 2006-2007 season,...

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