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F’pec Ballot Place Still Not Assured

Funcinpec could still be de­clared ineligible for upcoming elections if the Ministry of In­terior were to withdraw its stamp of approval, the secretary-general of...

PM Aide Accused of Real-Estate Swindle

Cambodia’s minister of culture on Wednesday accused a legal affairs adviser of Second Prime Minister Hun Sen of swindling the government out of $1.25...

Employees Rally Against Boss For Proceeds of Building Sale

More than 20 Ministry of Cul­ture employees demonstrated in front of the ministry’s headquarters on Monivong Boulevard on Monday and Tuesday, accusing their boss...

Latest Clashes Aggravate Land Mine Problem

siem reap town - Sok Seap, 34, said he defected to the government from the hard-line rebels in Anlong Veng because he was tired...

Ta Mok Still Holding Out

siem reap town - Khmer Rouge warlord Ta Mok is resisting government forces west of Anlong Veng along the Thai border, a senior RCAF...

Latest Clashes Aggravate Land Mine Problem

siem reap town - Sok Seap, 34, said he defected to the government from the hard-line rebels in Anlong Veng because he was tired...

Prince Snubs Sam Rainsy During Thai Trip

There were new signs of friction Monday between the Nation­al United Front’s two most visible leaders. A pro-Sam Rainsy newspaper, Proyuth (Fighting), printed two art­­icles...

Ratanakkiri Attacks Poaching

Ratanakkiri authorities are clamping down on animal poachers and traffickers in response to the reported decline in wild animal numbers, officials said Tues­day. Ratanakkiri...

All Major Parties Beat Registration Deadline

Both Funcinpec and the Sam Rainsy Party waited until the final hours Thursday to submit their registration applications and candidate lists for upcoming elections....

Officials Warn of Overfishing on Tonle Sap Lake

Environment officials warned at a conference Tuesday that overfishing and deforestation threaten to destroy the unique ecosystem of the Tonle Sap lake. “The great...

Loggers Cut Best Trees in Ratanakkiri

The most valuable trees in re­mote Virachey National Park in northeast Cambodia are being selectively cut by armed illegal loggers and transported to Viet­nam,...

Rainsy Party Plans Campaign From Kompong Cham Base

kompong cham town - Out­spoken dissident Sam Rainsy said Saturday that he would use his new offices in Kompong Cham as a launch pad...

Logging Study Echoes Global Witness Claims

Environmental watchdog Glo­bal Witness often has been dismissed by logging companies  and government officials as ex­tremist in its view of deforestation in Cambodia. But...

$15M Project May Improve S’ville Port

Sihanoukville port chief Lou Kimchhun said this week that a Malaysian company is considering a $15 million investment to improve cargo handling. According to...

Promotions Abound as Mobile-Phone Marketing Wars Heat Up

Turn on the television or flip open any newspaper and advertisements for mobile phones will leap out at you. While telecommunications companies have generally...

Districts Lose Service After Water Main Bursts

A water main leading from the treatment plant in Tuol Kok burst early Wednesday, cutting off supplies to residents in four districts of the...

Survey Respondents Urge PM To End Corruption, Logging

About 2,000 Cambodians have responded to First Prime Min­ister Ung Huot’s “People’s Opin­ion Poll” and the verdict is: eliminate corruption, raise sal­aries, improve living...

Government Plans Crackdown On Angkor Wat Deforestation

In efforts to stop tree-cutting in the historic Angkor Wat area, government officials said they will fine 33 villagers and investigate provincial authorities. Seng...

Task Force Planned to Fight Illegal Logging

The World Bank and the Agri­culture Ministry have agreed on a plan to crack down on runaway illegal logging in Cambodia. But it’s unclear...

Firm Ordered To Get Partner

The government has given a British investment company until the end of the month to find a partner for its power-plant project in Battam­bang...