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Widow Says CPP-Intimidation Adds to Grief

About 100 Funcinpec supporters turned out in memory of activist Thong Sophal at the party’s headquarters in Kandal province Thursday. But the number would...

Monk Defrocked After Affair

A 27-year-old monk at the capital’s Wat Srah Chok has been defrocked after the discovery of his month-long affair with a widowed cigarette vendor....

Running Scared

Prince’s Bodyguard Recalls Terrifying Hours Thong Serey Both was eating noodles at about 8 am at a streetside stall when he first saw the tanks...

New Dry Port Pays Deposit, Set to Open

A $20-million dry port appears finally ready to open, after months of delays caused by government demands for a hefty cash deposit. The deputy...

Police, UN Disagree Over Activist’s Death

The police chief of Kandal province said Wednesday that his preliminary investigation on the death of a Funcinpec activist indicated suicide, while a UN...

RAC Cancels K Kong Trips

Royal Air Cambodge has again suspended flights to Koh Kong province after the second RCAF plane in six months hit a land mine on...

Official Fired in Koh Kong

Koh Kong province’s top military official was removed from his post this week after the second incident of a plane hitting a land mine...

Pursat Murder Political, Insists Funcinpec

Funcinpec officials are claiming that the slaying of a party information officer in Pursat province Tuesday was politically motivated, coming one day after party...

Prey Veng Families Return Home, Security Bumped Up

Funcinpec families who fled their Prey Veng homes last week following the slaying of two people with party connections have returned, provincial Governor Tep...

Police Probe K Cham Death

Kompong Cham provincial police have begun an investigation of the beating death of a Sam Rainsy Party worker, while another party worker missing in...

Funcinpec Members Killed In Prey Veng, Officials Say

A Funcinpec activist and the wife of a party official were slain Sunday in separate attacks in Prey Veng province, party members and government...

A Pageant’s the Prize for Young Models

The catwalk was so narrow the models occasionally bumped shoulders as they passed. At one point, the music ended prematurely. At another, toilet paper...

Paper Blames Navy for Attack

A Khmer-language newspaper said Thursday that naval police based in Kandal province were to blame for the Monday shooting of a newspaper publisher. But...

PM’s Newest Crackdown—Urination

It was the realization of an idea that has been in the works for months. First Prime Minister Ung Huot in a Tuesday ceremony handed...

Gov’t Claims New Defections in Koh Kong

A band of guerrilla fighters under the command of resistance generals Nhiek Bun Chhay and Khann Savoeun defected to the government last week in...

Ta Mok Forced to Flee Again, RCAF Says

RCAF generals said Tuesday that government forces had driven Ta Mok and his remaining Khmer Rouge hard-liners from their Thai border base of Ta...

RCAF to Check on Howes Report, General Says

The top RCAF general responsible for the mass defections at Anlong Veng said Sunday he does not know if the killer of a British...

Gov’t Search for Killing Field Taking Time

An Anlong Veng killing field revealed by defecting Khmer Rouge soldiers has not been found by government forces and it likely will be some...

Television Only Reminder of ‘Day of Hate’

For the first time since the early 1980s, no official gathering took place to mark the May 20 “Day of Hate,” a yearly reminder...

Refugees to Start Wet Return to Anlong Veng

The government and aid organizations are planning to begin today moving thousands of internal refugees back to their homes in the former Khmer Rouge...