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Tycoon Reported Facing New Legal Troubles

Cambodian tycoon Teng Bun­ma may have more legal problems to add to his plate. The often-controversial businessman is wanted for investigation of fraud in...

Hun Sen Dumps 100 Advisers Ministry Jobs Double

Prime Minister Hun Sen will whittle down his flock of advisers from more than 100 to just 10 to help save the government money,...

Australia Boosts CMAC Training

The Australian government has donated approximately $898,000 for management training of staff at the Cambodian Mine Action Center. The money is being channeled through...

Economic Reforms Needed for Aid to Resume

By Van Roeun The key for Cambodia to get international aid back will be a de­monstrated effort at economic reform, the country’s top finance official...

New Industry Chief Sworn In

Suy Sem officially became the new minister of industry, mines and energy on Thursday, replacing Pou Sothirak. The former secretary of state for the...

PM Quashes Overture to Taiwan Gov’t

Prime Minister Hun Sen has squashed an “unauthorized” overture to the Taiwanese government raising the possibility of reopening a representative office in Cambodia, aides...

UN Clears Holding Center; It Fills Next Day

UN human rights workers on Thursday and Friday took 32 homeless people, most of them children, from a railway-car-sized shed the city uses as...

Battambang Officials Pledge to End Land Grab

battambang town - Military Region 5 General Van Sophat is aware of complaints that the military is pushing poor villagers off land. He can...

Curious and Devout Flock to Bizarre Birthplace

chamkar samrong, Battambang - Reich Oun, a 38-year-old farmer in this small farming village, says her pig just gave birth to a monkey and...

Accused Malai Secessionists Plead Ignorant

battambang town - Sim Chan, 28, was at home at 3 pm on Nov 11 when five armed soldiers knocked on his door, called...

Commune Election Law Sent Back for Changes

A draft law for next year’s planned commune elections has been sent back to the Interior Min­istry for reworking, possibly delaying the already late...

Treating Malaria in Anlong Veng—During and After Ta Mok

anlong veng town, Oddar Mean­chey province - Eight months into her first pregnancy, 28-year-old Hun Nuon ended up in the only hospital of this...

16 Protesters Charged in Battambang Court

Sixteen people were sent to Bat­tambang court Monday morn­ing for disarming government soldiers and attempting to incite social disorder, the northwest province’s court prosecutor...

Deminers to Learn New Techniques

Ninety deminers from the Mines Advisory Group Cam­bodia will be trained over the next few months to conduct mine awareness and bomb disposal. The...

Anlong Veng Demands Its Leaders Face Justice

anlong veng, Oddar Meanchey province - Residents of this re­mote former rebel stronghold on Wednesday said they support a trial for Khmer Rouge leaders....

King Offers Opposition a Safe Summit

King Norodom Sihanouk has offered his palace and royal guard as security for opposition leaders Prince Norodom Ranariddh and Sam Rainsy if the two...

Canadian, US Firms Planning To Power Up in Battambang Power Gap

Two North American companies will build a power plant in Battambang town providing a temporary solution to the area’s electricity needs, a government official...

Council of Ministers OKs Long-Awaited Land Law

The Council of Ministers on Wednesday approved a re­vamped land law, a move lawyers and land experts hope is the first step in sorting...

They Oughtta Be in Pictures!

One-time Cambodian movie star Pich Phirun’s business card has a few extra titles these days. “Mr Pich Phirun, Cambodia Mo­viestar-Tailor head,” it reads. Pich Phirun,...

Firing Range Shuts Down Temporarily

One of the city’s shooting ranges closed last week because of the current political atmosphere and a municipal crackdown on illegal weapons, the club’s...