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Government Insists Cambodia Has a Free Press

The Ministry of Information on Wednesday said it was committed to a free press, adding that Cambodia has “the most liberal press law in...

Deadlock Likely to Delay Donors’ Conference

As Cambodian politicians haggle over where to negotiate the for­mation of a new government, diplomats expressed concern that Cambodia’s opportunity for major aid for...

Condom Project Underpinned By Support of Cops, Brothels

Thanh, a brothel owner in Phnom Penh’s red-light district in Tuol Kok, is more afraid of his employees contracting AIDS than of drunk or...

‘Disappointed’ UNDP Cites Gov’t Inaction Commitment

The UN Development Pro­gram, one of the government’s key reform partners, has criticized the government for not acting on policy suggestions aimed at strengthening...

Condoms to be Mandatory In Sihanoukville’s Brothels

The National AIDS Program has launched a pilot campaign in Sihanoukville requiring men to use condoms when having sex with prostitutes. The program’s chief adviser,...

‘Booby-Trap’ Attack Caught Siem Reap Asleep

siem reap town - No one expected a rocket attack here, much less one from beneath a flower bush. “We weren’t thinking about what...

No Warrants Yet for Suspects in Siem Reap Rocket Attack Suspects

siem reap town - Court authorities said here Thursday that they do not have enough evidence to issue arrest warrants for anyone connected to...

General’s Son Among 5 Killed in Truck Raid

Five RCAF soldiers were killed in an ambush in northern Kratie province last week, including the son of the commander of Military Region 1,...

Brothel Study to Combat AIDS Fight

An NGO believes that its study of 1,302 establishments where it is possible for sex workers to do business will help steer efforts to...

Deadlock Won’t Slow Budget Bill, Officials Say

Government officials said Mon­day that the delayed formation of the government will not hamper the pro­cess of passing next year’s bud­­get bill, now being...

33 Percent Boost in Health Budget OK’d by Finance Ministry

The Ministry of Finance ag­reed on Monday to increase its proposal for next year’s Ministry of Health budget by 33 percent, or 14 billion...

Rebel Chiefs Slow Defections

Senior military officials this week acknowledged that the defection of thousands of anti-government troops and their families in the embattled district of Samlot may...

Ex-KR Stronghold Makes Uneasy Transition

pailin - Hay Chien Tong, 50, ser­ves up the best Khmer beef sour soup in this rugged northwestern town. But the Sihanoukville native’s two-month-old...

Pailin Cautiously Urges Coalition, Denies Friction With CPP

thnol tor teng village, Pailin - Pailin Gover­nor Y Chhien told several hundred villagers and government officials here Thurs­day that political parties should put...

Unseasonal Number of Bodies Wash Ashore

thma kor commune, Kandal province - The eddies on the east bank of the slow-moving Mekong River here generally sweep up driftwood, Styrofoam, coconut...

UN Claims 18 Bodies Discovered

The UN’s top human rights envoy to Cambodia on Wednes­day expressed “grave concern” over the arrests and disappearances of opposition demonstrators and the alleged...

Grenade Attack Wasn’t Staged By Government, Police Insist

Police on Monday bristled at claims that the Sept 7 grenade ex­plosions inside the Phnom Penh compound of Second Prime Minister Hun Sen were...

CPP Protesters Maraud Through Capital Streets

Opposition Backers Subdued on Sunday Thousands of stick- and rock-toting demonstrators took to the streets Sunday to stump for the CPP and send a message...

Hun Sen’s Hobble Toward Peace

New ‘Cambodian Diary’ Tells of Leader’s Evolution Hun Sen can tell you what “A Long Road to Peace” it’s been. In his second “Cambodian Diary,”...

Hit-and-Run Protesters Face New Crackdown

Thousands of protesters confronted bulked-up police forces Thursday as sporadic violence continued in the capital, nearly erupting into chaos in the late afternoon. A...

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Aussie filmmaker back home after 15 months in Cambodia jail on...

James Ricketson is back in Sydney after 15 months in a Phnom Penh prison on accusations of spying. But he has promised he will return to Cambodia.

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