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Gov’t May Privatize Management of Wat Phnom

Concerned by the meager revenue generated from foreign visitors to the city’s landmark Wat Phnom, the municipality may hand management of the site over...

Returning Laborers Tell of 21-Hour Work Days

After jumping ship to escape hunger and abuse aboard Thai fishing trawlers in the South China Sea, 17 Cambodian men are on their way...

S Korea and Vietnam Send Most Tourists to Cambodia

Visitors from Vietnam have increased so much this year that Vietnamese people now rank as the second largest group of foreign arrivals in Cambodia,...

Monks Caught Drinking Removed From Pagoda

Three monks have been re­moved from the Khemavoan pagoda in Kompong Chhnang district’s Ksam commune after drinking beer inside the pagoda grounds, police said...

New Draft Law Aims To Toughen Stance on Drugs

Seizure of drug dealers’ assets and longer prison sentences for those found smuggling heroin are among the provisions in the new draft law on...

Party Descends Into Chaos, Leaving 3 Dead

A Saturday night house party in Phnom Penh’s Dangkao district descended into insults and bloodshed, pitching five renters against 30 neighbors armed with sticks,...

UK Man Charged for Creating Child Pornography

Following a two-year police in­vestigation, the Phnom Penh Mu­n­­­icipal Court on Saturday charged a 51-year-old British man with producing pornography in­volving girls as young...

Missing CTN Host’s Brothers Arrested for Assault

Police in Phnom Penh have ar­rested three brothers for assaulting the occupants of a Lexus SUV, whom they mistakenly thought were traveling with their...

A Reminder of Cambodia’s Battle With AIDS

Tears trickled down the cheeks of two orphans who spoke during a Monday morning ceremony in the park near Phnom Penh’s Wat Bo­tum to...

Another TV Host Reported Missing, Police Say

Police in Kandal province are in­vestigating the reported disappearance of former CTN television network host VJ Pov Theavy, after receiving a complaint from her...

Police Training Session Postponed Because of Thailand Crisis

Because of protests at Bang­kok’s main airport, a two-day police training course in Phnom Penh on implementing the traffic law, specifically regarding helmet use,...

Taiwanese Charged for Guns, Heroin Possession

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Friday charged a 20-year-old Taiwanese man with drug trafficking and illegal weapons possession, military police and a court...

Deadline Extended To Pay Road Tax

The deadline to pay the 2008 road tax has been extended by 10 days to Nov 25 to make up for time lost in...

VJ Ano Still Missing, Despite Recent ‘Interview’

In its issue of Nov 17 to 26, Ang­kor Thom magazine appears to have a dramatic exclusive: an interview with Suon Pheakdei, better known...

Search on for Pursat Racer Swept Into Tonle Sap

On Monday, the last day of training before today’s start of the three-day Water Festival, a boat racer from a Pursat province team disappeared...

AIDS Patient Accused of Paying Minor for Sex

A 37-year-old man suffering from AIDS was arrested in Takeo pro­vince Thursday for allegedly having sex multiple times with a 14-year-old girl, officials said...

Officer Arrested Over Car Full of Illegal Fish

Takeo province fisheries department officials arrested a military police officer and impounded a car containing 500 kg of pacu, a type of fish that...

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