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Political Stress Intensifies As Prince Returns Today

As Phnom Penh prepared for the return of deposed first prime minister Prince Norodom Ran­a­riddh today, diplomats and analysts warned of heightened political tensions....

Two Attacks Leave Policeman Dead, Five Hurt

Two men, one a military policeman, were killed by police Sat­urday night in Phnom Penh, while a grenade blast in another part of the...

Pardon Standing Still

A pardon for deposed first prime minister Prince Norodom Rana­riddh was on hold Friday, pending a joint response by the two prime ministers to...

Tracking a Killer

he decayed boardwalk between the small stilted wooden shacks is just wide enough for a motorcycle. The nurse, however, maneuvers the little Honda with...

Sok An Avoids Press Queries About Polls Deal

A senior government official instrumental in secretly contracting a private company to stage $26 million elections in July re­fused to speak with reporters about...

A Dance of the Heart

prey samrong village, Kompong Speu pro­vince - “TCHUK, TCHUK, TCHOOK, TCHOOK, TCHUK, TCHUK, TCHOOK, TCHOOK...” On goes the Ong Reh dance. The music played by...

KR Defectors From K Kong Confirmed

Government officials confirmed Monday that Khmer Rouge fighters and civilians have defected to the government from the coastal province of Koh Kong, although exact...

Federation in Fiscal Scoring Slump

Cambodian Football Federation (CFF) officials are in a fiscal scoring slump, claiming a sponsorship agreement with Marlboro is unfairly depriving the league of revenue....

Restarting Cambodia’s Football Legacy

Compared with sacred events at such hallowed football shrines as Manchester’s “Old Trafford” or Aztec Stadium in Mexico City, weekend Marlboro League matches at...

Murders Fuel Fears of Political Violence

Fears mounted of an upsurge in political violence as news broke Thursday of the murder of another supporter of deposed first prime minister Prince...

Crowds Expected at Prince’s Weapons Trial

Crowds are expected to flock to the Defense Ministry today at 8:30 am for the trial of deposed first prime minister Prince Noro­dom Ranariddh...

Drug Efforts Mixed, Says US

Cambodia appears to have beefed up anti-drug activities in recent months, but efforts are still plagued by politics and corruption at high levels, the...

Crowds Expected at Prince’s Weapons Trial

Crowds are expected to flock to the Defense Ministry today at 8:30 am for the trial of deposed first prime minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh...

Researchers Say Evidence Clearly Implicates Ta Mok, Duch

Genocide resear­chers believe they have organized enough potential evidence to support strong prosecutions of captured rebel leader Ta Mok and jailed prison warden Duch,...

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Witness of history: Who is Cambodia’s Queen Mother?

Today marks the 82nd birthday of Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk of Cambodia. Julio Jeldres, who served as the senior private secretary and special assistant to the late King Father Norodom Sihanouk for 12 years and has written extensively on the Cambodian royal family, provides insight into the life of Cambodia’s Queen Mother, whom he describes as “a witness of history”

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