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B Kak Evictees Protest, Demand Compensation

About 150 former Boeng Kak lake residents staged a protest at Phnom Penh’s Freedom Park yesterday, demanding more compensation than they initially received when...

Details Murky in Cambodian Maid’s Death in Malaysia

As reports of the death of yet another Cambodian maid in Malaysia surfaced, opposition lawmaker Mu Sochua said yesterday that a bilateral agreement between...

Sambo Needs Urgent Medical Treatment, says NGO

A wildlife rescue group is calling for the retirement of Phnom Penh's beloved resident elephant, Sambo, claiming that a recent examination reveals the pachyderm...

12 people injured in two truck accidents

Two separate accidents involving large trucks occurred yesterday and Tuesday, injuring a total of 12 people in Phnom Penh and Preah Sihanouk province. Early...

Traffic Fatalities Increase in First 10 Months of the Year

Traffic fatalities rose 12.5 percent in the first 10 months of this year compared to 2010, while the total number of traffic accidents fell...

Youth Programs Need Better Planning To Be Effective, Study Says

Youth Programs Need Better Planning To Be Effective, Study Says Government-supported youth programs are frequently poorly planned and monitored, with too little effort to reach...

Badly Congested, Phnom Penh Battles With Traffic Jams

Expert says more roads and bridges will only solve traffic problem for the short term At the intersection of Russian Boulevard and Kampuchea Krom, where...

Legends Cinema Takes Aim At Controlling Pirated Movies

Eighteen DVD shops in Phnom Penh have received warnings from police after they were found to be selling banned movies, and more than 2,000...

Legends Cinema Takes Aim at Pirated Movies

Eighteen DVD shops in Phnom Penh have received warnings from police after they were found to be selling banned movies and more than 2,000...

Gov’t Will Drop Mandatory Registration From NGO Law

Non-governmental groups will no longer have to register with the gov­ernment under a new draft law that aims to regulate the country’s NGOs and...

NGOs Voice Concerns About Draft Law Ahead of Aid Forum

The government’s proposed NGO draft law is a barrier to effective aid and development, civil society organizations said yesterday during a workshop in Phnom...

KRT Judges Fight Back on Claims of Impropriety

The Khmer Rouge tribunal’s investigating judges defended themselves yesterday against charges leveled by two UN judges that they had backdated and se­cretly altered key...

B Kak Evictees Deliver Petitions To Embassies to Pressure Gov’t

Some 100 former residents of Phnom Penh’s Boeng Kak community yesterday delivered petitions to 10 embassies and the offices of the World Bank and...

Families in Kampot Say Land Compensation Not Enough

Representatives of 28 families in Kampot province’s Toek Chhou district yesterday filed a complaint with local rights group Adhoc stating that they are un­happy...

Tobacco Ads Still Widespread Despite Ban

Nearly two months after a sub-decree banning tobacco advertisements came into force, cigarette advertising remains widespread, especially in small-format banners, observers said yesterday.  “We haven’t...

Man Charged With Rape of 12-Year-Old in K Cham

Kompong Cham Provincial Court charged a 69-year-old man yesterday with raping a 12-year-old girl on Friday in the province’s Kroch Chhmar district, police said....

Tobacco Ads Still Widespread Despite Ban

Nearly two months after a sub-decree banning tobacco advertisements came into force, cigarette advertising remains widespread especially in small-format banners, observers said yesterday.  "We haven't...

Borei Keila Residents Appeal for Governor’s Help

About 100 residents of Phnom Penh’s Borei Keila community em­broiled in a long-running land dispute with the powerful construc­tion firm Phanimex filed a complaint...

More Than 1,000 Schools Now Closed Nationwide

More than a thousand schools in 14 provinces have been closed due to ongoing flooding since the Oct 1 start of the new school...

Angkor Village Resort Demonstrators Suspend Protest

Workers at the Angkor Village Botanical Resort in Siem Reap City have suspended their protest outside the hotel and agreed to take their complaint...