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Unrest in Malai Downplayed by Court Officials

battambang town - A top court official here said Monday that the villagers involved in the No­vember unrest in Phnom Malai appear to have...

Pailin Justice a Stark Reminder of ‘Jungle Law’

pailin - Court officials last week determined that municipal police here executed two murder suspects without trial earlier this year. But the court declined...

Ex-Resistance Chief To Be Deputy Commander

Former Funcinpec resistance deputy commander Khann Sa­voeun has been appointed as the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces’ second-in-command, a post vacated when Nhiek Bun Chhay...

Trio Released On 8th Day Of Captivity

Three Cambodian NGO workers kidnapped last week by men believed to be Khmer Rouge guerrillas reappeared Monday in Sisophon unharmed although visibly shaken, officials...

KR Trial Alternatives Discussed by Officials

Genocide experts and a government spokesman this week suggested that alternatives exist to a proposed UN-sponsored tribunal to try Khmer Rouge leaders on charges...

KR Accused In Northwest Kidnappings

Kidnappers believed to be Khmer Rouge guerrillas are demanding a ransom for three Cambodian NGO workers snatched from a remote area of Banteay Meanchey...

Will KR Drop Doctrine Along With Weapons?

Researchers of the Khmer Rouge and legal experts have sounded caution over claims that the Mao-inspired movement’s struggle has ended, despite a mass defection...

Millionaire Ta Mok Reported Hiding Out Near Thai Border

In April, a top military official in charge of tracking down at-large Khmer Rouge leaders said that if Ta Mok were to win his...

Last KR Commanders, Troops Defect

Ta Mok, Nuon Chea, Khieu Samphan Still At Large in Jungle The last of a crippled Khmer Rouge fighting force and its commanders have given...

Doubling Top Ministry Posts a ‘Compromise,’ Officials Say

Top government administrators have defended a move to double the number of high-level mi­nistry jobs as necessary for “na­tional reconciliation,” while observers warned that...

Aid Crucial for RCAF Cutbacks, General Says

The army needs $70 million in international money to carry out a demobilization program de­layed since last year’s factional fighting, RCAF Chief of General...

Coalition Begins With Hun Sen at Helm

Hun Sen on Monday again be­came Cambodia’s sole prime minister, capping a five-year, five-month odyssey in which he relinquished nominal power, feuded with and...

EU Lauds Coalition Steps, Hints at Aid Return

A European Union dispatch from Brussels, Belgium, has lauded Cam­bodia’s first steps toward a coalition government. The statement, dated Nov 19 and distributed by...

Assembly Expected to Ratify New Gov’t

Hun Sen Expected To Become Sole PM Senior members of Funcinpec and the CPP on Sun­day said they had resolved the re­maining question marks in...

Coalition Vows Fiscal Reforms

Funcinpec and the CPP, pledging to extract Cambodia from an eco­nomic mire, have made broad promises to clean up their fiscal act in a...

Gov’t Appointees to Vacate Parliament Posts, Parties Say

Dozens of parliamentarians will soon vacate their seats in the National Assembly after they are appointed as ministers and state secretaries, Funcinpec and CPP...

Family Claims Body Is Slain Demonstrator

Family members of a man missing since he was last seen in September’s demonstrations in Phnom Penh say they have identified his corpse, found...

Monarch, Activists Weigh In on Senate Plans

King Norodom Sihanouk gave the creation of the Senate a push forward on Tuesday, while pro-democracy activists continued to  express concern over the proposed...

CPP Gets Most-Lucrative Gov’t Posts

Prospective coalition partners Funcinpec and the CPP inked an agreement Monday for a power-sharing arrangement, with the CPP assuming control of the main money-making...

Speculation Rife Over Ministry Leaderships

As once-and-future coalition partners Funcinpec and the CPP  revealed on Monday how they will divide up ministries, speculating which personality would snare which political...

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