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RCAF To Investigate Rockets Fired by Thailand Near Temple

The Cambodian military has launched an investigation into Thai­land’s firing of at least one rocket into Oddar Meanchey province Tues­day during military exercises, officials...

Ex-KR Division Chief Warns Of Instability If Prosecuted

samlot, Battambang - As a disagreement plays out at the Khmer Rouge tribunal over whether to prosecute more suspects, Meas Muth, the former chief...

Gov’t Working To Legalize Property Ownership by Foreigners

The government is actively taking steps to allow foreign nationals to own property in Cambodia, with the Ministry of Land Management now drafting the...

Garment Sector Takes Hit in ’08; Outlook Bleak

The garment industry suffered a net loss of 20,000 jobs and 22 factories in 2008 as international de­mand for Cambodian-made garments plummeted, and the...

Duch’s Path: From KR Zealot to Soldier for Christ

The Council of Ministers on Sun­day chastised the press for publishing information from a leaked government document that revealed the government has begun an...

Duch’s Path: From KR Zealot to Soldier of Christ

Kchach Poy village, Battambang - The Sangke River meanders through the rice paddies of Kchach Poy, a remote outpost where in 1996, the former...

Cambodian Gov’t Performs Poorly in Transparency Study

The government provides such scant budget information to the public that it ranks in the bottom quartile worldwide on fiscal transparency, according to a...

Developer Agrees To Rebuild Bassac Sewer System

Development firm 7NG says it has agreed to help rebuild the sewage system of the sizeable Tonle Bassac commune apartment complex known as the...

IMF Says 2009 Economic Growth Likely To Fall Below 4.8%

The International Monetary Fund will likely lower Cambodia’s forecast economic growth rate for 2009 to below 4.8 percent as the global economy continues to...

Bassac Residents Seek Meeting With 7NG Developer

Residents from Phnom Penh’s Bassac apartment complex neighboring the recently evicted Dey Kra­horm community are demanding to meet with developer 7NG over the ongoing...

Gov’t Suspends 1% Tax on Factory Expenditures

Alongside a current two-year tax holiday on profits earned by garment factories, the government has suspended a 1 percent tax on factory expenditures, Finance...

Angkor, Siem Reap See Fewer Visitors in 2008

Angkor Archaeological Park posted a $2.7 million loss in ticket revenues in 2008 as visitors to the tourist magnet fell by 50,000 and overall...

GDP Growth Slowest in Six Years, Officials Say

Cambodia’s GDP hit $10.5 billion in 2008, up from $8.6 billion in 2007 but still the slowest growth rate in six years, Finance Ministry...

Angkor, Siem Reap See Fewer Visitors in 2008

Angkor Archaeological Park posted a $2.7 million loss in ticket revenues in 2008 as visitors to the tourist magnet fell by 50,000 and overall...

VN Military-Owned Company Gives SIM Cards to Cambodians

Vietnam’s military-owned mobile phone service provider Viettel is looking to corner the market for Cambodia’s armed forces and students by giving them 1 million...

Garment Sector Takes Hit in ’08; Outlook Bleak

The garment industry suffered a net loss of 20,000 jobs and 22 factories in 2008 as international de­mand for Cambodian-made garments plummeted, and the...

Third PGA Tour-Rated Golf Course Opens in Siem Reap

A third PGA-rated golf course in Siem Reap officially opens today with Prime Minister Hun Sen hitting the inaugural tee-off. South Korea-based KTC Co invested...

Cambodian Tourism Increases By 5.5% in 2008

Tourist arrivals to Cambodia increased by a disappointing 5.5 percent in 2008, the first time the annual growth in visitor numbers has fallen below...

ANZ Group Launches New Mobile Phone Banking in Cambodia

ANZ Group plans to launch a new mobile phone banking company in Cambodia today, allowing subscribers to send cash over their cell phones, ANZ...

VIP Bank Closes Before Ever Doing Any Banking Business

VIP Bank on Monivong Boul­evard is shutting its doors before ever offering a loan or taking a deposit, bank and government officials said Tuesday,...

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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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