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Theater Showcase Gives Actors, Audiences a Classic Perspective

Two classically trained act­ors—one Japanese, one British—brought their special brand of cross-cultural theatrical experience to Cambodia on Sunday. In a press conference at the...

Hun Sen Wants KR Ideas Dead

Second Prime Minister Hun Sen refused to say on Sunday whether he believed Pol Pot was dead. Instead, he said the most important issue...

Thai Governor Vows to Protest Against Piracy

A series of alleged hijackings of Thai trawlers by Cambodian troops has spurred a pledge by a Thai regional governor to protest  to Cambodian...

NUF Sets Boycott Deadline

The National United Front has set a deadline of May 18 for the government to meet four conditions it says are necessary for free...

Son Sann Party Talking Boycott After Killings

The Son Sann Party threatened Monday to pull out of upcoming elections unless an arrest is made in a deadly grenade attack on a...

Rebel Threat Lingers, Warns Top CPP Official

Sok An, a top CPP official and close aide to Second Prime Minister Hun Sen, on Monday warned the nation that the Khmer Rouge...

‘No Choice’ for Hard-Liners But to Fight, Says Guerrilla

Khmer Rouge forces have “no choice” but to continue fighting government troops, a top guerrilla commander said Sunday. Khem Nguon said the government’s rejection of...

Opposition Pair Killed By Grenade

A grenade blast killed two Son Sann Party members and wounded three others Saturday night in what appeared to be the latest po­litical attack...

Royal Audience For Asean trioka

The foreign ministers of Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines are due to fly to Siem Reap this weekend to meet with King Norodom Sihanouk,...

New Year Gunshots Banned

When the Theravada, or god of the new year, enters the heavens each year, Cambodians usually greet him with a hundred-or-so gun salute. Shots...

Lobbyists Fear CPP Bias on Provincial Poll Commissions

The Committee for Free and Fair Elections called Monday for a review of the heads of six Provincial Election Com­missions, saying the commissions appear...

The Name Game: Spin-Off Parties Abound in Election Roster

The ballot for this year’s general election will be missing two of the most prominent party names in national politics thanks to the party...

Strike Debate Challenge to Sam Rainsy

Pro-US politician Ted Ngoy has challenged government critic and sometime labor leader Sam Rainsy to a televised debate on the value of strikes. Ted...

Defectors Await Ranks in RCAF Integration

The last step before integrating some 2,000 defecting Khmer Rouge soldiers into the government army is to decide which rank they will be designated,...

KR, Military Swap Gains In Northwest

Khmer Rouge hard-liners continued to grapple with defectors and government troops for control of the Anlong Veng area over the weekend as both sides...

Ieng Mouly Party to Reconcile Resistance Roots, CPP Rapport

sisophon, Banteay Meanchey - Ieng Mouly and his Buddhist Liberal Party kicked off their campaign in the northwest last week with a pledge to...

Deputy PM Worried Violence Will Balloon Out of Control

In the aftermath of Wednes­day’s politically charged street fight, Deputy Prime Minister Sar Kheng warned of  more violence. “One day there can be worse trouble....Tomorrow...

Prince to Decide on Candidacy by Month’s End

Deposed first prime minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh said Wednesday he and other opposition parties will decide by the end of the month whether they...

Street Fights Erupt Among Demonstrators

Club-wielding protesters ag­ainst Prince Norodom Ranariddh clashed with Funcinpec loyalists at the foot of Wat Phnom early Wed­­nesday evening—culminating a day of political protests...

German Aid Gives Cover to Malarial Villages

Children living in a group of villages in Kampot will no longer face the deadly threat of malaria thanks to a program by the...

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PM Hun Sen’s UN Summit Trip to Be Met With Protest

An estimated 300 to 500 protestors are expected to travel to New York from other states in the US to join the protest, according to an organizer.

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