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Capital, Other Towns Besides Siem Reap Set 2000 Festivities

Revelers don’t have to go to the highly touted Angkor Festival in Siem Reap to ring in the new millenium. There are plenty of...

Court Clerks Transferred in Corruption Inquiry

Seven municipal court clerks were transferred from their positions Monday in wake of an investigation by the Ministry of Justice into alleged court corruption,...

Warrants Issued for Acid Attack Suspects

Phnom Penh Municipal Court issued a warrant Thursday for the arrest of a prominent government official’s wife on charges of attempted murder in connection...

Criminals Confess to Paying Bribes, City Official Says

Keeping pressure on an ongoing investigation into city courts, Phnom Penh officials said Thurs­day they have sent a list to the Justice Ministry detailing...

Witnesses Recall Brutal Acid Attack on Karaoke Actress

Two hand prints etched by nitric acid have left a distinct mark on the dull corrugated iron gate of a modest house on the...

‘Four to Five’ May Face Tribunal, PM Says

As critics and supporters alike on Wednesday assessed a new draft law to try one-time Khmer Rouge leaders, Prime Minister Hun Sen said the...

Acid Case Yields No Arrests, As Suspect May Have Fled

Warrants have yet to be issued for the wife of a prominent politician and two bodyguards allegedly behind a Dec 6 acid attack that...

VN Military Meets With PM

Prime Minister Hun Sen and top Cambodian military leaders met Thursday with a Vietnamese military delegation, focusing on solving the border issue and building...

Supreme Council to Look at Court Investigation quiry Results

The nine-member Supreme Council of Magistracy will decide if and how to discipline suspended court officials once an investigation into alleged bribe-taking is completed,...

Inquiry Finds Irregularities In Municipal Court Cases

Irregularities have been found in the handling of some of the Municipal Court cases under scrutiny by a special investigation committee, the committee chief...

Jungle Waterfall Rediscovered as Military Unit Trains Up

popokvil falls, Bokor National Park, Kampot Province - Local legend has it that a monk’s ancient elephant lives near this two-tiered mountain waterfall. As...

The Law Has Become a Broadsword for Military Court

Seated in his darkened office on the Tuol Sleng military prison compound, chief military court prosecutor General Sao Sok makes no apologies. Head of...

Kampot’s Famed Famous Black Pepper Groves Endangered

phnom samlei village, Kampot province - The French export companies have been gone for 30 years. And the largest plantation in the area has...

Suspects Go Back on Trial, Criminals Go Back to Jail

Suspects released by Phnom Penh Municipal Court will be re­tried for the same crime but this time based on fresh evidence from investigators, two...

Money Makes Courts Better, Official Says

As authorities began investigating an additional 129 alleged cases of criminals and suspects buying their freedom, a Munici­pal Court official said Monday that meager...

PM Orders Rearrests, Opposition Cries Coup d’etat

Opposition leader Sam Rainsy on Sunday blasted a new initiative by Prime Minister Hun Sen to rearrest criminals and suspects as a judicial “coup...

Ministry Will Probe Court After Allegations of Corruption

Justice Minister Uk Vithun said Thursday a committee has been formed to investigate allegations that Municipal Court officials took bribes in exchange for releasing...

PM’s Festival Honors Peace

takhmau, Kandal province - Thou­sands of people gathered Wed­nesday at Takhmau Park to watch a mini-version of the Water Festival, hosted by Prime Min­ister...

Assembly Debates Khmer Rouge Tribunal

Members of a government task force to assemble a trial of former Khmer Rouge leaders on Thurs­day lobbied parliament to accept their plan for...

Funcinpec, CPP Celebrate Formation of Coalition Government

One year since forming Cam­bo­dia’s much-negotiated coalition government, leaders from the once embattled CPP and Fun­cinpec parties on Tues­day commemorated their cooperation. “This is...