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Fair Touts Nation’s Progress

More than 60 local and multi-national companies are promoting their products and services this week at the Cambodian International Trade Fair. Sok Siphana, secretary...

Taxi Drivers May Protest Electric Cars

Government officials on Tues­day denied reports that a group of taxi drivers has formally complained and threatened to dem­on­strate against a plan to take...

A Phnom Penh-Approved Development Prompts Turmoil

poipet, Banteay Meanchey - Almost 300 families have been forced off land here in recent months, as land prices have skyrocketed due to a...

Moon Cakes Selling Like Hotcakess For Friday’s Festival

Vendors selling moon cakes to celebrate the traditional Chinese moon festival this Friday say the tasty treats are selling better this year than in...

Gov’t Hints at Hard-Line KR Trial Position

As his advisers indicated he might adopt a hard-line stance with the UN on a tribunal of former Khmer Rouge leaders, Prime Minister Hun...

Ministers Approve KR Tribunal Negotiations

The Council of Ministers Fri­day approved negotiations with the UN on a joint war crimes tribunal to try former leaders of the Khmer Rouge...

Critical Papers Won’t Be Shut, Information Official Says

As rumors circulate in Khmer-language newspapers that one of Cambodia’s highest officials is embroiled in the murder of Piseth Peaklica, government spokesman Khieu Kanharith...

Nhiek Bun Chhay Resigns Resistance Force Command

Resistance leader Nhiek Bun Chhay relinquished his command Thursday, paving the way for as many as several thousand troops loyal to Prince Norodom Ranariddh...

No Festival Races Near Angkor Wat This Year

Water Festival boat races in Cambodia’s best-known tourist town, Siem Reap, were not organized this year out of concern for the canal system around...

Pledge to Send Formula Dispute to Council

Opposition leader Sam Rainsy said Tuesday he will push the seat-allocation formula controversy to the Constitutional Council, but said it really is a question...

Siemens to Invest $5 Million

German electronics giant Sie­mens plans a minimum investment of $5 million in Cam­bodia over the next three years, and that figure may grow, the...

Strikers Win Day Off to Vote

Garment workers from Phnom Penh’s Seng Yong factory will be paid overtime and given time off to vote in the election, union officials said...

Primary School Named After Fallen Human Rights Worker

koh ka-ek village, Kompong Chhnang province - Until recently only a handful of children in this poor fishing village were able to study in...

Additional Bangkok Flights Spur Skepticism

Bangkok Airways has been given the green light to add an additional daily flight to its Bangkok-Siem Reap schedule, an airline representative said Mon­day....

Three Alleged Robbers Killed

Three robbery suspects were gunned down by police near Olympic Stadium early Wednes­day, just a day after municipal officials made plans to crack down...

F’pec ‘Target’ Leaves for US

Secretary of State for Interior Kieng Vang left Cambodia for the US on Tuesday, two weeks after unidentified gunmen assassinated his cousin on a...