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Court Summons In-Laws of Dead Frenchman for Questioning

The Kompong Speu Provincial Court will question five people, including three relatives of Laurent Vallier, a Frenchman who was discovered dead at the bottom...

Police Remain Silent on Investigation Into Acid-Murder

Police remained tightlipped yesterday over the circumstances surrounding the brutal murder of a 19-year-old woman in Sihanoukville on Friday night who was killed by...

19-Year-Old Woman Killed In Acid Attack

A 19-year-old woman died Saturday night after highly corrosive acid was poured over her head and into her mouth by an attacker in Sihanoukville...

Australia Drops Cambodian Bribery Allegations

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has closed an investigation into suspicious payments to officials in Cambodia by the world’s largest mining company BHP Billiton,...

Father Fears Cover-Up in ‘Facebook Murder’

Ang Snuol district, Kandal province - As the last layer of cement covered Lim Sreypich’s tomb on Friday afternoon, her parents claimed that there...

Questions Raised Over Symbol’s Slavery Story

For years now, the scarred face of Long Pros has symbolized the depredation of sex slavery in Cambodia. Her story of immense pain and...

Japanese War Ships Dock for Training Exercises

Sihanoukville - Three Japanese naval ships, including a gun and missile laden destroyer, docked at Sihanoukville Autonomous Port on Saturday on their last stop...

US Extractive Firms Obliged to Disclose Overseas Payments

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has adopted rules that would make it a legal requirement for listed companies operating in the extractive...

Somaly Mam Admits to Inaccuracies in Speech to UN

Somaly Mam, the well-known anti-trafficking campaigner, has admitted that a comment she made at the U.N. General Assembly this month was inaccurate and that...

More Questions Over Somaly Mam’s Kidnapping Claim

A second former staff member of anti-trafficking organization Afesip has cast doubts over long-standing claims by the NGO's president, Somaly Mam, that her daughter...

Former Afesip Director Denies Claim of Killings

The former director of anti-trafficking organization Afesip has refuted claims made by the group’s well-known president, Somaly Mam, that eight girls were killed by...

Police Deny Killings at Somaly Mam Center

Police have strongly denied claims by Somaly Mam, the well-known president of local anti-trafficking organization Afesip, who told a UN meeting in New York...

For Foreign Investors, Still Much To Know About Doing Business in Burma

Foreign investors who have been hungrily eyeing Burma amid promises of political and economic reform would have been buoyed yesterday by pro-democracy leader Aung...

OZ Minerals Sells Mondolkiri Gold Mining Resource

After more than three years of disappointment in its search for large gold deposits in Mondolkiri province, Australian mining firm OZ Minerals announced yesterday...

Accuracy of Rice Exports Report Questioned

Officials and economists have questioned a local media report that stated exports of milled rice in January had declined by up to 40 percent...

$20M Worth of Rosewood Seized in Single District

Authorities in Kompong Thom’s Stong district have confiscated 109 cubic meters of high-quality rosewood worth an estimated $20 million from illegal traders since the...

Chevron Oil Investment Facing Delay

Chevron Corp’s oil project off the coast of Cambodia is being hindered due to difficulties in reaching an agreement with the government over how...

IMF Cuts 2011 Growth Outlook to Below 6%

Predicts growth of 7.25 percent in 2012, warns of credit risk in banking sector Damage to Cambodia’s rice crop from widespread flooding earlier this year...

Feuding FCC Investors Agree to Split Business

After almost two years of a grinding business dispute and lengthy court battle, the two largest shareholders in Indochina Assets, the firm that owns...

Moody’s Says Debt Is Stable, Open to Risk

Ratings agency Moody’s kept the outlook on Cambodia’s government debt at stable, though the firm said that the risk of default was still high...

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