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Former Thai PM Does Not Recall Request by Hun Sen

Former Thai prime minister Chuan Leekpai said he has no recollection of a request reportedly made in 1998 by Prime Minister Hun Sen that...

Princess Not Leaving Party, F’pec Asserts

Funcinpec officials are calling “100 percent wrong” claims by the opposition that Princess Norodom Vacheara, one of the royalist’s most outspoken lawmakers, has defected...

Funcinpec Loses Influence, Political Battles

In a moment of political reflection that was perhaps too little, too late, Funcinpec President Prince Norodom Ranariddh vowed after his party’s dismal commune...

Influx May Rankle Sam Rainsy Party Loyalists

Opposition leader Sam Rainsy has opened his arms to a bloodied Funcinpec, offering defectors a place in his party in a bid to boost...

Concern Mounts for Missing Vietnamese Monk

Vietnamese monk Thich Tri Luc’s disappearance in Cambodia last month has shocked human rights workers, but the religious dis­sident’s case follows a long string...

VN Monk-Campaigner Feared Kidnapped

A Vietnamese monk considered by Hanoi to be a renegade human rights campaigner is feared kidnapped after fleeing to Cambodia, according to the Paris-based...

Donors Offer a Healthy $635 Million in Aid

International donors an­noun­ced Friday they will give Cam­bodia $635 million over the next year in loan and grant aid, about $150 million more than...

VN Brothel Girls Remain Incarcerated

Human rights workers say they have not been able to see any of the 14 girls seized Thurs­day by police from an NGO that...

Khmer Krom Claim VN Gov’t Persecution

The Council of Ministers Fri­day approved Cambodia’s first-ever legislation dealing with domestic abuse, officials said. The draft law on the “Preven­tion of Domestic Violence...

Domestic Violence To Be Legislated Against

The Council of Ministers Fri­day approved Cambodia’s first-ever legislation dealing with domestic abuse, officials said. The draft law on the “Preven­tion of Domestic Violence...

UN Envoy Criticizes Policies Toward Refugees

UN human rights envoy Peter Leuprecht said Monday he doubt­ed Cambodia was observing international refugee treaties and allowing Montagnards fleeing Viet­nam’s Central Highlands to...

200 Refugees Resettled So Far

Officials ended their first week of Montagnard resettlements Thursday, with 200 of the more than 900 refugees leaving Cam­bo­dia for the US, said Moham­mad...

Hun Sen: Disregard Funcinpec’s Infighting

Suggesting that a divided Fun­cin­pec was on the verge of an armed brawl, Prime Minister Hun Sen Wednesday warned soldiers and police to stay...

Rocket Attack Suspect Testifies in Thailand

Sam Rainsy Party activist Sok Yoeun claimed in a Thai court Monday that Cambodian authorities misidentified him in a 1998 arrest warrant, and that...

US Praises Gov’t for Helping Montagnards

The US government Monday praised Cambodia for its role in the resettlement of more than 900 Montagnard refugees on US soil, after a series...

First Group of Montagnards Leaves for US

After more than a year stuck between two worlds, 50 Mon­tagnard refugees left Monday for the US, where they will be resettled after fleeing...

Montagnards Nearing Resettlement in the US

The first of more than 900 Montagnard refugees waiting to be resettled in the US are expected to be cleared to leave Cambo­dia by...

UN Asked to Close Offices In Provinces

The UN High Commission for Refugees has been asked by Cambodian foreign affairs officials to close its offices in Mon­dolkiri and Ratanakkiri provinces, where...

Montagnards’ Journey to Freedom Progressing

tbong khmum district, Kompong Cham province - During the day-long truck ride Monday out of Mondolkiri province, most of the Montagnard refugees in a...

UN Camp in Mondolkiri Burned Down

The UN camp for Montagnard asylum seekers in Mondolkiri province was looted and burned down Monday about one hour after 18 government trucks left...