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Surplus Doesn’t Put Rice on All Tables, UN Says

Cambodia will most likely register a slight rice surplus this year, but agricultural techniques and distribution need to be improved to reduce a “very...

NGOs Warn of Nation in Peril

As peace returns to Cambodia for the first time in decades, the country is at a critical stage of development where massive social problems...

Students Call Off KR Tribunal Demonstration

Student activists called off their planned Sunday rally calling for an international tribunal to try Khmer Rouge leaders because they feared a government crackdown,...

Hun Sen Meets King to Discuss Beijing Trip Debriefing

Prime Minister Hun Sen met with King Norodom Sihanouk for an hour Thursday morning to present the results of his trip to China, an...

Ranariddh, King Will Meet to Discuss Senate

Prince Norodom Ranariddh said Tuesday that he will meet with his father, King Norodom Sihanouk, today to discuss the proposed Senate. “I have to...

Prince Says Way Clear for Nhiek Bun Chhay

Senate Becomes Top Priority For Prince Returning to Cambodia for the first time in nearly a month, National Assembly President Prince Norodom Ranariddh said top...

Prince Returns to Pile of Work

After being abroad for nearly a month, National Assembly Presi-dent Prince Norodom Ranariddh is set to return today to Phnom Penh, where he faces...

King Denies Kingmaking

King Norodom Sihanouk on Wednesday pronounced himself “stupefied” at opposition leader Sam Rainsy’s claim that he may want his wife Queen Monineath or their...

WFP Grants $41.2 Million Assistance Project

The acting country director of the UN World Food Program said Tuesday the agency’s budget for the next two years will be increased to...

King Rules Out Amnesties for Defectors

Speaks Favorably About Int’l Tribunal King Norodom Sihanouk distanced himself Wednesday from the government’s embracing of senior Khmer Rouge defectors Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea,...

Boutros-Ghali Suggests UN Respect Need for Unification

The UN should not bring Khmer Rouge leaders such as Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea before an international tribunal, former UN secretary-general Boutros Boutros-Ghali...

Budget Only Problem for Senate, Says King

King Norodom Sihanouk weighed in on the controversial issue of creating a Senate on Saturday, saying it should be limited in members but still...

Rainsy Lashes Out at Funcinpec, CPP in Televised Attack

In his most scathing verbal attack since the new government formed, opposition leader Sam Rainsy in a CNN interview Mon­day criticized his former ally...

Sam Rainsy Demands Answers on Forestry

The opposition Sam Rainsy Party made its first move as the government watchdog in the new parliament Monday, demanding the government provide concrete answers...

Redd Barna Calls on Gov’t to Strengthen Children’s Rights

Interior co-Minister Sar Kheng on Saturday affirmed the government’s duty to protect children. In a speech marking the 10th anniversary of the children’s rights...

Prince Trying to Retain Party Authority

Funcinpec President Prince Norodom Ranariddh is maneuvering to control his party by asking all 33 steering committee members to resign, diplomats and political analysts...

Draft Bill May Curtail NGO Tax Exemption

The Council of Ministers last week raised the touchy issue of re­moving the tax-exempt status of NGOs, sparking immediate concern in some corners. Finance...

PM May Meet China Officials

Prime Minister Hun Sen may meet Chinese officials and communist party leaders in Beijing later this week, but the visit is “unofficial,” a Chinese...

Minister of Justice Defends Senate Proposal

Justice Minister Uk Vithun on Monday countered criticism of a draft law to create an upper house of parliament, the Senate, saying the new...

NGO Senate Alternative Goes to Assembly Alternative

With the odds against them, Cambodian NGOs today are sending parliamentarians a counterproposal to a National As­sembly draft amendment to the Constitution that would...