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Country’s 2nd Adidas Shop Opens in Siem Reap

Cambodia’s second Adidas outlet opened Saturday in Siem Reap, part of an aggressive wave of three new Adidas shops company officials said will open...

Some Stranded Travelers Reroute to Cambodia

With an estimated 300,000 travelers stranded in Thailand from the closure of Bangkok’s Suvar­nabhumi Airport, some are taking to buses and vans to cross...

Weather, Engine Malfunction Main Suspects in Helicopter Crash

Sunday night’s helicopter crash, in which National Police Commis­sioner Hok Lundy and three others died was caused by bad weather, engine malfunction, or both,...

City Property Prices Drop as Investors Back Out

Property prices in Phnom Penh have dropped by at least 15 to 25 percent since July, as once-pervasive Korean investors back out of Cambodia,...

New Farming Techniques Boost Yields: Experts

Farm incomes nearly doubled, rice yield increased and agro-chemical use dropped by one-third for more than 14,000 farmers during a five-year program to improve...

Garment Sector Hears Tentative Purchase Promises From Firms

Representatives of the some of the world’s largest garment brands expressed desire to continue sourcing from Cambodia after meeting in Phnom Penh last week...

Skeptical Officials Question Sum Stolen Outside PP Bank

Phnom Penh Municipal Police chief Touch Naruth on Wednes­day raised questions over the amount of money taken from a Taiwanese businessman who was robbed...

Youths Unaware of Job Market Needs: Report

The 275,000 annual new entrants to the Cambodian labor market lack information on the market’s needs due to a lack of communication between the...

Judge Says Probe Into FTA Slaying Closed

Phnom Penh Municipal Court investigating Judge Chey Sovann confirmed Thursday that he has closed the investigation into the February 2007 killing of Free Trade...

Court Closes Its Inquiry in Case Of FTU Leader’s 2007 Murder

Phnom Penh Municipal Court investigating Judge Chey Sovann confirmed Thursday that he has closed the investigation into the February 2007 killing of Free Trade...

Compensation Delays Raise Suspicions of Airline’s Credibility

An international aviation expert said Tuesday that PMT Air’s continued delay in paying compensation to the families of the 22 people killed in last...

Talks With Thailand To Resume Next Week

Prime Minister Hun Sen said Wednesday that Thai and Cam­bodian foreign ministries will re­sume negotiations next week in New York on the sidelines of...

Acleda Bank Doubles Profit in First Half of Year

Acleda Bank posted a 100 percent increase in profits in the first half of 2008 despite efforts from the National Bank to curb lending,...

Initiative Launched for Best-Business Certification

Forty local and foreign businesses have endorsed a new initiative launched Monday to create a certification for Cambodian businesses that adhere to best business...

Negotiations on Border Dispute To Restart

Thailand and Cambodia will re­start bilateral negotiations to re­solve their 10-week border dispute Sept 29 on the sidelines of the UN General As­sembly session...

Negotiations on Border Dispute To Restart

Thailand and Cambodia will re­start bilateral negotiations to re­solve their 10-week border dispute Sept 29 on the sidelines of the UN General As­sembly session...

Thailand Blames RCAF for Recent Standoff

The Thai Foreign Ministry on Tuesday accused the Cambodian military of instigating last week’s military standoff at Ta Krabey temple in Oddar Meanchey province. The...

PM To Seek Outside Help on Border Standoff

In the face of the continuing border dispute with Thailand, officials said Sunday that Prime Minister Hun Sen is preparing to seek third-party intervention...

Pay Raises Projected For 2009 in Garment, Government Sectors

Garment workers and government employees can expect pay raises in 2009, but officials said they will be undermined by skyrocketing in­flation, which the government...

Trash Sullies Temple Site as Military Standoff Continues

Now into its eighth week, the military standoff at Preah Vihear temple is taking its toll on the country’s newest World Heritage Site. Some...

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National Assembly Boycott Signals Tougher Diplomatic Stance

When the opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) boycotted the opening of parliament following the 2013 national election, diplomats from countries that support democracy were left in a bind: should they attend an event that would legitimize what many viewed as a stolen election or ignore an invitation from the head of state who had accepted their credentials?

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