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Dean Agrees to Join Council

After a month of speculation about his whereabouts and numerous statements criticizing the formation of the Constitution Council, its oldest member has now asked...

Police Arrest Pursat Man in Funcinpec Death

Police on Sunday arrested a Pursat man in the killing of a Fun­cinpec member, alleging the slaying arose from bad medicine the victim gave...

Funcinpec Activist Found, Dead, in Kandal

The body of Funcinpec activist missing for a week was found dead Sunday morning in Kandal province, party officials and rights workers said. The...

Municipality Relents on Demonstration Ban

The Phnom Penh Municipality has backed away from its widely criticized—and widely ignored—ban on public demonstrations in the run-up to elections, requesting only that...

Local AIDS Rates Rise

One million Cambodians soon could be infected with the AIDS virus if tougher preventive measures are not taken, Minister for Health Chhea Thaing warned...

Rain May Bring Worm Relief

With the onset of the rainy season, agriculture officials hope that the worst of an infestation of army worms in at least three provinces...

Parties Clash on Debate Format

Heated debate broke out be­tween political party leaders and National Election Committee officials Thursday as they hammered out a format for roundtable discussions to...

NEC Says 80 Percent of Country Registered for July Polls

More than 80 percent of the country’s estimated 5.6 million voters are now registered for the forthcoming polls, the National Election Committee announced Wednesday. “We,...

Army Worms Plague Crops In K Cham

kompong siem district, Kom­pong Cham province - Army worms are ravaging hundreds of hectares of rice and vegetable fields here in what may be...

Complaint About Rainsy Spurs NEC Order

Complaints about strongly worded speeches by Sam Rain­sy have prompted the National Elec­tion Committee to draft a warning to all political parties, officials said.  The...

Chheng Phon Warns of Poll Budget Woes

National Election Committee President Chheng Phon said Thursday that the electoral pro­cess may be hampered if the NEC cannot get more funding. “We still...

CPP, Funcinpec Together Again—on Ballot

Sambok Kmoum (Bee Hive) can usually be found at No 105 on the FM radio dial, but this July voters will find Sambok Kmoum,...

Attack Followed CPP Threats, Officials Say

His larynx was sliced open by shrapnel and he could barely talk, but wounded Son Sann Party activist Khieu Rama was still able to...

Election Education Takes a Dramatic Turn

The father was drunk again, and the children fled for help to get him to stop. But the village elder they brought back came...

Registration Delay Sought; Poll Date Stands

The National Election Com­mittee decided Saturday to stick to the July 26 date for national elections, although it will ask the cabinet today for...

44 Parties Line Up to Compete in July Polls

A total of 44 political parties are expected to be approved by the Ministry of Interior this week to compete in elections scheduled for...

‘Deposit’ Holds Up Dry Port Inauguration

The opening of a $20-million dry port has been delayed be­cause of demands by the government a $250,000 deposit from the company, according to...

Assembly Gives Up Until After New Year

After a fourth day of failing to gain a quorum, acting National Assembly President Loy Sim Chheang gave up Tuesday and canceled the parliament’s...

NA Seeks Constitutional Council Applicants

The National Assembly will be taking applications over the next week for its three representatives to the Constitutional Council, parliamentary staff said Monday. The...

Parliamentarians Argue Vote-Count Locale

BLDP-Son Sann parliamentarian Kem Sokha said Tuesday that if votes are counted at the commune and village level, elections scheduled for July will not...