Home Authors Posts by Molly Ball

Molly Ball

161 POSTS 0 COMMENTS

Book Examines the Effort to Rebuild Cambodia in the 1980s

“Cambodia After the Khmer Rouge: Inside the Politics of Nation Building” When Vietnamese forces overthrew the Khmer Rouge in Jan­uary 1979, Cambodia had no currency,...

Poipet Still Feeling Effects of Border Closure

Inhabitants of Poipet, jubilant at the March 21 reopening of the Thai border, are nonetheless still feeling the effects of nearly two months of...

PM Warns Sam Rainsy to Tone Down Rhetoric

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Sat­urday railed against opposition leader Sam Rainsy, comparing him to Pol Pot and threatening to crush him if he...

Study Offers New Plan to Ease Poverty

Poverty in Cambodia, largely unchecked by the economic growth of the last decade, is not likely to lessen and may even increase unless the...

Study Offers New Plan to Ease Poverty

Poverty in Cambodia, largely unchecked by the economic growth of the last decade, is not likely to lessen and may even increase unless the...

Envoy’s Report Criticizes Lack of Court Reform

The National Election Com­mittee has a responsibility to eliminate fraud, vote-buying and violent tactics for July’s general elections, UN human rights en­voy Peter Leuprecht...

Cambodia, UN Present Accord for KR Trial

Cambodian and UN negotiators unveiled the text of their new draft accord for a Khmer Rouge tribunal on Wednes­day in Phnom Penh and Tuesday...

NGO Survey Finds Poipet Inhabitants in Desperate Need

Residents of Poipet face an in­creasingly desperate situation since the government closed the Thai border on March 5, a study last week by an...

Royal Palace Will Distribute Rice in Poipet

King Norodom Sihanouk has, in his absence, directed the Royal Palace to take rice to villagers in Poipet who claim they are suffering from...

Observers React Positively to KR Tribunal Deal AgreeReaction to

Observers on Tuesday generally hailed the draft agreement on a tribunal of former Khmer Rouge leaders reached Monday by government and UN negotiators, while...

Gov’t, UN Reach Draft Agreement on KR Trial

UN head negotiator Hans Corell on Monday evening disclosed details of the draft agreement toward a trial of former Khmer Rouge leaders that was...

Winning Architect Envisions Greener City

In Cheam Phanin’s vision, Phnom Penh is a “Tropical Gar­den-City”—a place where skyscrapers coexist with tree-lined pathways, a place where green space gracefully punctuates...

King Says He Will Pardon Accused Rioters

King Norodom Sihanouk will pardon any of the youths charged with alleged involvement in the Jan 29 riots if they are convicted because he...

Draft of KR Agreement Nearly Done

Cambodian and UN negotiators expect to finalize a draft agreement today on how the government and the world body would cooperate to create a...

Man’s Long Walk Not Just for Exercise

Curious about the human condition in other countries of the world, Li En, a Chinese national, has decided to find out how people and...

UN Negotiators Start KR Trial Talks Today

Arriving Thursday morning for talks with the Cambodian government toward a tribunal of former Khmer Rouge leaders, UN head negotiator Hans Corell said many...

UN Arriving Today for KR Trial Talks

Wronged by the UN in the past, and having waited decades for the perpetrators of its national tragedy to be brought to account, Cambodia...

King Denies Challenging Hun Sen

King Norodom Sihanouk, re­cently noted for his wide-ranging outspokenness, declared on Sun­day that he has no wish to compete with Prime Minister Hun Sen...

King Plans to Go to Beijing This Week

King Norodom Sihanouk an­nounced on Saturday that he and Queen Norodom Monineath will go to Beijing for medical treatment within the next week, not...

King Says He’ll Abdicate If Asked

In reaction to suggestions that he is involving himself to much in politics, King Norodom Sihanouk said Friday that he has a duty to...

Latest Headlines

Cambodia pardons Australian film-maker James Ricketson

Documentary maker was jailed for espionage this year after flying drone over electoral rally.

Stay Connected

377,328FansLike
23,790FollowersFollow
0SubscribersSubscribe