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Hammarberg Warns Against Revenge Killings

The UN’s top human rights envoy on Thursday called on political leaders to temper the reactions of their party activists as the results of...

Phnom Penh Voters Quiet on Poll Results Elections

Many Cambodians said Thurs­day they couldn’t believe the preliminary results from Sunday’s elections—which show the CPP winning—but others were happy and said the polls...

Big Names Heading Smaller Parties Left Out

First Prime Minister Ung Huot appears to be out. National As­sembly First Vice Chairman Loy Sim Chheang and Second Vice Chairman Son Soubert are...

UN Office Investigates 12 Additional Killings

The Cambodia Office of the UN High Commissioner for Hu­man Rights is investigating 12 additional killings that may be related to elections, according to...

High Turnout in Most Provinces, NEC Says

Eighteen of 23 provinces and municipalities reported estimated turnouts of more than 90 percent in Sunday’s election, the NEC announced Monday. Takeo was top...

CPP’s ‘35’ Seem Set to Take Takeo Commune

takeo town - “Thirty-five,” a be­spectacled woman shouted out from the counting table, holding up the ballot for all to see. “Thirty-four,” a man...

Tidal Wave Turns to Trickle as Phnom Penh Votes Early

It started in the morning with a crush and ended with a straggle. Eager Phnom Penh voters stood in line at 7 am, shading themselves...

Poll Chief Ready; Villagers Remain Mum

anlong romeat commune, Kan­dal province - Som Soeun, the chief of the com­mune election commission here, knows the election laws like a farmer knows...

Prince Rules Out Job in Hun Sen-Headed Gov’t

sihanoukville - Prince Norodom Ranariddh said Friday he would not accept any government post in a CPP-Funcinpec ruling coalition led by Hun Sen.  “With Hun...

By Kay Johnson the cambodia daily

After a month of kilometer-long truck convoys, blaring loudspeakers and thousands of posters tacked up on tree trunks, the 1998 campaign season ends today...

Prince Pops In on Morning Market Crowd

Well-wishers mobbed deposed first prime minister Prince Nor­odom Ranariddh during an im­promptu visit to Phsar Thmei on Thursday morning.  “I just want to touch his...

Son Sann Party Blasts F’pec, CPP, Vietnam

In their last major Phnom Penh rally before the elections, Son Sann Party candidates railed against Funcinpec, the CPP and illegal Vietnamese immigrants, while...

Child Workers Release Manifesto on Rights

By Kay Kimsong and Stew Magnuson the cambodia daily Seventy present and former Cambodian child workers have called for an end to child labor in dangerous occupations. In...

On Campaign Trail, Sam Rainsy Pledges to Oust Vietnamese

kep - Campaigning only a few kilometers from the Vietnamese border, Sam Rainsy pledged Monday to expel Vietnamese immigrants if he is elected prime...

PM Recovering After Surgery

Second Prime Minister Hun Sen is recovering from a Friday night operation to remove his appendix, and may not be re­leased from the hospital...

Thach Reng Campaign Embarks in Prey Veng

neak loeung, Prey Veng pro­vince - Thach Reng pulled up in his Toyota Camry to a group of women in the Neak Loeung market...

Free Republicans See Hun Sen as Deputy King

If the CPP loses the July 26 election, Second Prime Minister Hun Sen may not have to look long for a new job. The...

Ted Ngoy Aiming for K Speu

baddeng village, Kompong Speu province - Ted Ngoy, president of the Free Development Repub­lican Party, said he is “very optimistic” that he can capture...

No Arrests In Attack, Police Say

No arrests have been made in the Monday night grenade attack that killed one and injured eight at an amusement park in central Phnom...

Rainsy Men Allege Beatings Ra

Two Sam Rainsy Party workers claimed they were beaten and held for nine hours in the Bassac squatter camp in Phnom Penh on Sunday....