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CPP Says It Wants Vigil to End Peacefully They Want Peaceful EndSit-In to End...

CPP officials reacted strongly Tuesday to Sam Rainsy’s venomous anti-government rhetoric, but said they won’t fall into the “trap” of responding to it with...

Two Killed in Ex-KR Attack KongKing Will Host Talks, But Only if Asked

Former Khmer Rouge forces who rebelled anew last year have taken a remote military base in northern Koh Kong province, government and military officials...

Police Defend Defrocking Act

A deputy police chief on Mon­day defended his officers who looked on as two monks accused of embezzlement were beaten and defrocked by angry...

NEC Shares Its Own Poll Observations

National Election Committee members on Monday blamed political party workers for some of the mistakes committed in carrying out the July 26 elections. Problems...

Monks Beaten While Villagers Stage Defrocking

Angry villagers in Meanchey district literally defrocked two monks accused of embezzlement Sunday afternoon while a large contingent of police looked on, according to...

Singapore Developer Told to Start Work on Luxury Hotel

A Singaporean developer has been ordered by the Phnom Penh Municipality to stop dragging its feet on construction of a luxury hotel and refurbishment...

Municipality on Target With Revenue Goals

While the cash-strapped Cam­bodian government struggles to collect revenue, Phnom Penh municipality is on track to meeting its revenue targets this year, city tax...

Talk With Envoy Preceded Nuon Paet Bust

The arrest Saturday of Khmer Rouge commander Nuon Paet came less than two weeks after Australian Ambassador Malcolm Leader met National Police Dir­ector-General Hok...

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...

$40M Deal Gives Agriculture Welcome Boost

A Chinese company has been given the go-ahead to set up a $40 million plantation in Kom­pong Speu province, Agriculture Min­istry officials said Wed­nesday....

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...

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...

3 Dead After Truck Hits Mine

Three RCAF engineers died and four were seriously injured when a truck struck an anti-tank mine buried on a road in Battam­bang province, a...

Poll Stations Near A Veng to Operate Despite Concerns

Polling stations near the scene of Friday’s attack on an electoral convoy will be open for voting on July 26, despite continued security fears,...

Party Candidate, Interior Official Detained

Municipal police on Monday night arrested an opposition party candidate and her husband, a high-ranking Ministry of Interior official, and accused the man of...

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...

2 Die After Poll Convoy Ambushed

Army Pointing at Hard-Line Rebels in Friday Assault Gunmen on Friday attacked a convoy of electoral officials northeast of the former Khmer Rouge stronghold of...

Accountant Loses $19,000 in RCAF Salaries

Armed men robbed an accountant Monday of roughly $19,000 that was slated for RCAF general staff salaries, an official said Tuesday. The money, in...

Campaign Truck Hits Thai Embassy

Late-night revelers plowed into the Thai Embassy early Saturday morning while driving a political campaign vehicle on Monivong Boulevard, the chief of municipal traffic...

Gov’t Probes Possible Link Of Funcinpec, Private Army

The government is investigating alleged links between Fun­cinpec and a “private army,” warning that renegade forces in the deep northwest may attack polling stations,...