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Decision on Temple Expected Early Today

The World Heritage Commit­tee was expected to hear Cam­bodia’s bid to list Preah Vihear temple as a World Heritage Site on Monday and announce...

Preah Vihear Approved as World Heritage Site

The 32nd Session of the World Heritage Committee on Tuesday unanimously approved the inscription of Preah Vihear temple as a World Heritage Site. Preah...

Asia Motors Co Assembly Facility Planned for Capital in 2009

Asia Motors Co, Cambodia’s sole importer of Yamaha motorbikes, plans to break ground on a $10 million motorbike assembly facility in Phnom Penh in...

Thai Official Expects Preah Vihear Listing

Despite objections from Thai­land, the World Heritage Commit­tee will likely inscribe the Preah Vi­hear temple as a World Heritage Site, the chairman of Thailand’s...

Cambodians Show Mixed Feelings on Preah Vihear Temple

Standing across the street from the Thai Embassy during the 2003 anti-Thai riots, Than Yom watched as thousands of young demonstrators set fire to...

NagaCorp May Expand License Access: Media

NagaCorp Ltd may sell gambling licenses to foreign companies, allowing competitors access to Naga­World’s Phnom Penh casino mon­op­oly, media reported Monday. “NagaCorp may consider...

World Heritage Committee Convenes in Canada

The first day of the 32nd Session of the World Heritage Committee began Wednesday afternoon in Quebec, Canada, and Cambodia will propose the listing...

Media: Thai Gov’t Pulls Support for Temple Bid

The Thai government Tuesday withdrew its support for Cambo­dia’s bid to list Preah Vihear temple as a World Heritage Site and Thai Prime Minister...

Court Blocks Thai Support For Temple Bid

Thailand’s Administrative Court on Saturday ordered the temporary suspension, “until the court rules otherwise,” of the Thai Cabinet’s June 17 resolution backing Cambo­dia’s bid...

Thailand Heritage Chairman Expects Preah Vihear Listing

Despite objections from Thai­land, the World Heritage Commit­tee will likely inscribe the Preah Vi­hear temple as a World Heritage Site, the chairman of Thailand’s...

Report Paints Poor Picture On Governance

A World Bank report on governance released today finds the Cambodian government less effective, and the quality of property rights, courts and police worse...

Report Paints Poor Picture On Governance

A World Bank report on governance released today finds the Cambodian government less effective, and the quality of property rights, courts and police worse...

Border at Preah Vihear Closed As Thais Rally

Cambodia has closed the border crossing at the Preah Vihear temple after 150 Thai demonstrators claiming the ruins belonged to Thailand rallied Sunday within...

Thais Release Preah Vihear Listing Proposal

Thai officials on Wednesday released to the public Cambo­dia’s proposal to list Preah Vihear temple as a World Heritage Site in a bid to...

Dentists Must Register or Risk Closure: Gov’t

Hundreds of unlicensed dental businesses must register with the Ministry of Health or shut down, ministry officials warned this week. While several top-end dental...

Hun Sen Approves Resort in S’ville: Developer

Plans for a $250 million resort in Sihanoukville received verbal ap­pro­val from Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday, a company official said. Ream Resort...

Crowds Celebrate 1962 Ruling on Preah Vihear

Upwards of 500 people turned up for the first-ever national celebration to mark the International Court of Jus­tice’s 1962 ruling that the Preah Vi­­hear...

Large-Scale Farms, Hilltribes Compete for Land

Khaou Chuly Group President Khaou Phallaboth sees the future of Cambodia in large-scale agro industry, so he is pressing forward with plans to create...

Land Dispute Petitioners Lobby To Meet Hun Sen

Representatives of more than 42,000 petitioners, many wearing t-shirts bearing the words “Stop Evictions!”, gathered in afternoon of June 6 in Phnom Penh to...

Revised Preah Vihear Temple Proposal Submitted

Cambodia last week gave Thai­land a clarified proposal regarding the area surrounding the Preah Vihear temple to be included with its inscription as a...