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Thais Continue With Troop Buildup Near Temple

Thai troops continued to mass on Cambodian-claimed soil near Preah Vihear temple Wednesday, with their numbers reaching more than 200, Cambodian officials said. Thai...

Tourist Areas To Be Beggar-Free, Official Says

The government is planning to clear all tourist areas of beggars and panhandlers, Tourism Mini­ster Thong Khon said last week. “We have coordinated every place...

11 Montagnards Arrive in R’kiri, Await UNHCR

Eleven Montagnard asylum seekers have arrived from Vietnam in Ratanakkiri province’s Bokeo district and are awaiting the assistance of the UN High Commis­sioner for...

Soldier on Run After Shooting 2 Villagers: Police

Banteay Meanchey provincial po­lice and military police are searching for an RCAF soldier for his suspected involvement in the shooting of two Malai district...

More Montagnards Arrive at Local UN Office

A total of eight Montagnard asylum seekers on Thursday traveled directly to the Phnom Penh offices of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, the...

Denunciation Closes R’kiri Gaming Halls

Gambling halls in Ratanakkiri province are being shut down this week after local rights group Adhoc and a lawmaker raised an alert saying illegal...

Takeo Villagers Set Up Dozens of Roadblocks To Keep Out Dust

bati district, Takeo province - Villagers in Takeo’s Bati district erected more than 40 makeshift roadblocks Sunday along a 6-km road to stop trucks...

Repair Plan for Banteay Chhmar Temple Launched

A four-year plan to preserve Banteay Chhmar temple was put into action Monday during a ceremony held at the Banteay Meanchey province temple. The...

Two Injured After Soldiers Open Fire on Protest

Two villagers were injured in Banteay Meanchey’s Malai district Saturday morning when RCAF soldiers fired into a crowd of villagers protesting the bulldozing of...

Former KR Commander Sam Bith Dies

Sam Bith, the former Khmer Rouge regional commander convicted of ordering a 1994 train am­bush and the slaying of 13 Cambo­dians and three Western...

Dated Duch Exclusive Appears in British Press

In an interview given at Phnom Penh’s military prison, former S-21 prison director Kaing Guek Eav, alias Duch, spoke for the first time in...

Report: 13 Killed at B Meanchey Border in ’07

A report from Banteay Mean­chey’s annual provincial government meeting Monday alleged that 13 Cambodians were shot dead and 33 more injured by gunfire from...

Report Questions Chinese Hydropower Projects

With as much as $1 billion slated for investment by Chinese companies in the Cambodian hydropower sector, a new report has raised serious questions...

4 Cambodians To Compete in Beijing Olympics

Four athletes will represent Cambodia at the Beijing Olympics, officials confirmed Sunday. Tourism Minister and National Olympic Committee President Thong Khon said Cambodia was among...

KR Tribunal Won’t Annul Records of Initial Nuon Chea Hearings

The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia has rejected an attempt by Nuon Chea’s law­yers to annul records of the former Khmer Rouge...

4,000-Plus RCAF Soldiers To Provide Security for Election

More than 4,000 RCAF soldiers will be reassigned for training as military police officers ahead of the forthcoming 2008 national election, government officials said...

Eviction Preparations Continue Under Armed Guard in B Meanchey

Officials continued measuring disputed plots of land Sunday after around 10 armed police were deployed last week in preparation to evict more than 170...

Armed Residents Can’t Stop Apsara From Removing Fences

Cement and wire fencing surrounding 40 plots of land in Siem Reap province’s Prasat Bakorng district were destroyed last week by military police, police...

Kratie Pagoda Sold Sacred Tree To Decorate Hotel

A freshwater mangrove tree, considered sacred by Buddhists, was taken from the pagoda where it had been rooted for years in Kratie province and...

Int’l Groups Defend Ghai After Criticism Row

Five prominent international organizations have come to the defense of UN special envoy for human rights in Cambodia Yash Ghai and called on the...