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Implementation of Sidewalk Vendor Ban in Capital Delayed

Sweeps postponed until after Pchum Ben festival A ban on Phnom Penh’s sidewalk vendors, which was to have begun today, has been delayed until after...

Failed Medical Students Protest Against Examination Results

More than 200 first-year medical students who failed to advance to their second year of studies demonstrated for the second day outside the University...

Thai Farmers Hold Up Cassava Shipment Near Border Crossing

Hundreds of Thai farmers have since Tuesday been blocking the road on the Thailand side of the Boeng Trakoun border crossing in Banteay Meanchey...

Report Dishes the Dirt on The Nation’s Poor Sanitation

More than 7 percent of all Cam­bodians are in “bad or very bad health,” only half the population has access to protected drinking water...

Pchum Ben Celebrations Feel Pinch From Economic Crisis

With this year’s Pchum Ben celebrations having begun Saturday, residents have started flocking to pagodas in Phnom Penh, but Buddhist monks said yesterday that...

Hun Sen Says Gov’t Will Cut Back on Gas Use

Gasoline expenses for government officials will be cut by 30 percent and the funds redirected to aid an agriculture sector thirsty for rain, Prime...

Phsar Kandal Market Vendors Suspicious About Development

Despite differing claims by a Korean-Cambodian development company, Phnom Penh Muni­cipality on Monday denied that there are any plans to develop Phsar Kandal market....

Criticism Mounts in Face of Group 78 Eviction

Only hours after 53 families from Phnom Penh’s Group 78 community accepted $8,000 in compensation, armed police took up positions early Friday morning as...

Phsar Kandal’s Vendors Sign Petition Against Renovations

Hundreds of vendors at Phnom Penh’s Phsar Kandal on Thursday signed a thumb-printed petition asking Prime Minister Hun Sen to reject the proposed transformation...

Social Safety Net Programs Needed for Poor, Experts Say

With poverty levels still high, particularly in rural zones, effective social safety net programs in Cam­bodia are greatly needed to protect the poor and...

City Suddenly Cancels Meeting With Residents of Group 78 Residents

Phnom Penh municipal officials at the last minute canceled a Tues­day meeting they had ar­ranged with residents from the Chamkar Mom district’s Group 78...

Early Rains Dampen Business For Country’s Salt Producers

Due to the early start of the rainy season, salt production in Cambodia has been cut in half, forcing the country to import near­ly...

Local Tycoon Faces Suit Over Alleged Contract Sales Breach

Khek Vandy, the husband of Prin­cess Norodom Bopha Devi, has filed a lawsuit with the Phnom Penh Municipal Court against lo­cal tycoon Doung Chhiv,...

Dam Collapse Causes Severe Flooding in B’teay Meanchey

Nearly 100 hectares of paddy fields were damaged recently by flooding in Nimit commune, Ban­teay Mean­chey province, after a private company built a dam...

Enforcement, Not Laws, Stymieing Road Safety

Cambodia has the necessary laws to improve road safety, but not the necessary enforcement, according to a global report from the World Health Organization...

Sen Sok Canal Expansion Starts, Remaining Houses To Be Removed

Phnom Penh Municipal authorities have started the widening of a 4 km long canal on the western outskirts of the city that will require...

Extortion at Border Crossing Still an Issue, Official Claims

Despite a letter of complaint to Prime Minister Hun Sen about an operation involving local authorities freeing vehicles he claimed were im­properly detained by...

Dam Collapse Causes Severe Flooding in Banteay Meanchey

Nearly 100 hectares of paddy fields were damaged recently by flooding in Nimit commune, Ban­teay Mean­chey province, after a private company built a dam...

Koh Kong Governor Complains Of Bribes, Extortion at Border

Koh Kong Provincial Governor Yuth Phouthang has written to Prime Minister Hun Sen complaining about government officials stationed at the Cham Yeam border crossing...

Municipal Police Beginning To Implement Traffic Laws

Following the launch of new anti-speeding and anti-drunk driving initiatives, the Phnom Penh Muni­cipal traffic police department has booked 147 drivers and confiscated the...

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Aussie filmmaker back home after 15 months in Cambodia jail on...

James Ricketson is back in Sydney after 15 months in a Phnom Penh prison on accusations of spying. But he has promised he will return to Cambodia.

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