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Communes To Receive $22 Million Surplus

Commune councils will receive the bulk of an extra $22 million from the government and international donors to spend on local inf­rastructure projects in...

Thai Minister’s Resignation Complicates Talks

Bilateral negotiations to resolve the military standoff along the border may prove more difficult with the resignation of Tej Bunnag as Thai foreign minister,...

Restless Troops Await Removal From Preah Vihear Temple

preah vihear temple - Thai and Cambodian troops are growing restless at Preah Vihear temple after seven weeks of facing off in the ongoing...

Cambodia Ups Textile Exports To US: Report

Cambodia’s apparel exports to the US increased over the first half of 2008 despite an overall decline in the US’ importation of apparel, according...

Trade Experts Advise More Diversification at Phnom Penh Forum

With the US set to lift restrictions on imports of Chinese textiles at the end of 2008, trade experts said at the start of...

Thailand Retains Control of Ta Moan Temples

ta moan temple, Oddar Mean­chey province - After 20 years guarding the Ta Moan temple complex and its surroundings, Nark Vong laid down his...

World Bank Sets Poverty Line At $1.25 a Day

What it means to be poor in the world has changed. New data an­alyses show the cost of living to be higher, even among...

Thai Military Cancels Talks On Border Row

Amid mass protests in Bangkok, the Thai military Wednesday canceled bilateral talks over the border dispute near the Preah Vihear temple scheduled for Friday...

Marathon Talks Fail To End Temple Standoff

Thai and Cambodian foreign ministers failed Tuesday to resolve the military standoff at Preah Vi­hear or Ta Moan temples, officials said, though the two...

Deal With Thais On Preah Vihear Expected Today

Foreign Minister Hor Namhong said Monday an agreement will likely be reached today to withdraw the remaining 30 Thai and 30 Cam­bodian troops from...

Miracles From Tragedy

It’s a tragedy or a miracle, depending on how you look at the health sector’s development over the past 15 years, with The Cambodia...

The Learning Curve

This month, The Cambodia Daily uncovered a first in its 15 years of education coverage: two exam proctors were sanctioned for alleged bribe-taking during...

Thai Troops Return to Border Temple

Thai troops returned Saturday to the disputed Ta Moan temple complex, just four days after agreeing to withdraw from border area temples claimed by...

Thai Troops Surround Two More Temples

Thai troops are now stationed at two more Khmer temples inside Cambodian-claimed territory, about 150 km west of Preah Vihear temple, officials said Sunday....

PM’s Letter to Thais Asserts Pagoda Ownership

Prime Minister Hun Sen sent a letter Saturday to the Thai prime min­ister claiming that the pagoda where Thai troops are currently stationed near...

UN To Take Up Request for Emergency Help on Preah Vihear

The UN Security Council today will begin discussing Cambodia’s request for emergency intervention in the military standoff with Thai­land at Preah Vihear temple, officials...

Emergency United Nations Help Needed on Temple: Minister

Foreign Affairs Minister Hor Namhong announced Tuesday that the “imminent state of war” with Thailand required the emergency intervention of the UN Se­curity Council,...

Gov’t Suspends Complaint to UN on Temple

Cambodia has suspended its complaint to the UN Security Coun­cil over the standoff at Preah Vihear temple in order to allow for senior Thai...

No Increase in Temple’s Popularity Anticipated

Despite Preah Vihear temple’s addition to the World Heritage List, local tour operators say tourists have shown little interest in visiting the site and...

Work on Preah Vihear Has Just Begun: Unesco

Preah Vihear temple joined Ang­kor Wat on the World Heritage List on Tuesday, but Unesco officials say the work for Cambodia to manage the...

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