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Defeated Bar President Appeals Poll Results

Former Cambodian Bar As­so­ci­ation president Ky Tech, who was unseated in a Oct 16 runoff vote for the bar presidency, has challenged the result...

Labor Group Attacks Probe Of Slayings

The International Confed­er­ation of Free Trade Unions criticized the government this week in a letter to the UN’s Inter­na­tional Labor Organization for not properly...

PM Defends Gov’t Battle Against Terror

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday savaged a UN mission’s report that labeled Cam­bodia a potential breeding ground for international terrorism, calling the assessment...

Opposition Lawmaker Could Lose Immunity

National Assembly President Prince Norodom Ranarridh alerted Sam Rainsy Party lawmakers on Friday that another of their ranks could lose parliamentary im­munity at the...

Sam Rainsy Defends His Warning to King

Opposition party leader Sam Rainsy again defended his warnings of demonstrations against re­tired King Norodom Sihanouk in an open letter Friday, after 60 lawmakers...

UN Expresses Terror Concern For Cambodia

A UN Security Council committee warned Friday that Cambodia could become a cradle of terrorist activity if foreign nations do not soon help to...

‘No Mystery’ in Tribunal Head’s Relocation

Shedding light on the recent re­assignment of Karsten Herrel, the UN’s chief coordinator for the Khmer Rouge tribunal over the past year, an official...

Stymied Head of UN Tribunal Team Leaves

The head of a UN team assisting the government in establishing a Khmer Rouge tribunal left his position last week, tribunal insiders said Tuesday....

Monks Decry Claims of Anti-King Protests

ponhea leu district, Kandal pro­vince - Locals and monks at Wat Chan Monivong have reacted an­grily to opposition leader Sam Rain­sy’s claims that their...

Opposition Leader Explains Warning to King

Opposition leader Sam Rainsy said Thursday that he had averted ca­tastrophe by warning King No­ro­dom Sihanouk of pro­tests awaiting his return from Bei­jing. “Had...

Charges Dropps Against Accused CFF Rebels

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court dropped charges of terrorism on Wednesday against men ac­cused of belonging to the outlawed Cambodian Freedom Fighters—an anti-communist group...

Annan Promises Support For KR Tribunal

Upon returning from UN headquarters in New York on Satur­day, Deputy Prime Minister Hor Namhong said that UN Secre­tary-General Kofi Annan has of­fered to...

US Man Released After Hitting Beggar Girl

A US national spent Monday night in police custody after a squatter family accused him of hit­ting and injuring their 7-year-old daughter with his...

Hun Sen, Three Senior CPP Officials Join Bar

The Cambodian Bar As­sociation swore in Prime Minister Hun Sen and three other senior CPP government officials Wednes­­day, despite some questionable qualifications. Donning black...

PM Assails UN Criticism Of Judiciary

In his latest diatribe against the UN, Prime Minister Hun Sen boasted Wednesday about Cam­bodia’s legal system and pointed to failures and troubles caused...

Military Cop Convicted of Raping Tourist

The Sihanoukville Municipal Court convicted a local military policeman Monday for the rape and robbery of a Canadian wo­man who had been vacationing at...

UN Team Sets Return for KR Tribunal Talks Talk

A UN delegation will return to Phnom Penh on Tuesday to hammer out a budget and make other preparations for a trial of surviving...

Hor Namhong To Visit UN Instead of PM

Prime Minister Hun Sen stepped off a plane from Beijing Wednesday morning and an­nounced he has canceled his visit to UN headquarters in New...

Rights Group Criticizes Anti-Terror Case

Amnesty International ex­pressed concern Tuesday over the 15-month detention of four men held on charges of terrorism and on “the failure of the Cam­bodian...

Constitutional Council: Amendment Is Legal

The Constitutional Council has re­jected a request from 21 Sam Rain­sy Party lawmakers to examine the legality of a controversial ad­dition to the Constitution,...

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Cambodia’s Former Opposition Chief Sam Rainsy Blasts ‘Attempt to Break Up...

Cambodia’s former opposition chief Sam Rainsy on Tuesday dismissed recent comments by Minister of Interior Sar Kheng who said the release of current opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) president Kem Sokha from pre-trial detention last week would create a power struggle between the two men.

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