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Game Chopped From Menus

Phnom Penh restaurateurs will be asked this week to sign an agreement not to serve wild animal meat such as deer and bear, environment...

Angkor Wat Deforestation Charges Disputed

Siem Reap Governor Toan Chay continued to insist this week that disabled people are re­sponsible for clearing land within the Angkor Wat protected area,...

Premiers OK’d Wood Exports, Activists Say

The environmental watchdog Global Witness said Thursday that Cambodia’s two prime ministers in January authorized the export of $60 million of processed timber from...

People, Papers Air Opinions On Prince’s Trial, Sentences

Reaction around Phnom Penh to the verdict against deposed first prime minister Prince Nor­odom Ranariddh was mixed Thursday, with Cambodians on both sides sounding...

Breaking Traditions

International Women’s Day comes Sunday to Cambodia—a nation without domestic violence laws, a staggering gap of opportunities between men and women, and pitfalls for...

Global Witness Cites More Illegal Logging

The environmental watchdog Global Witness claimed Wednesday that another $73 million to $216 million worth of illegal logs are on the verge of being...

Tribal Rights

poey commune, Ratanakkiri province - In November, the sound of chainsaws in a nearby “spirit” forest upset a farmer in this usually tranquil Kreung...

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National Assembly Boycott Signals Tougher Diplomatic Stance

When the opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) boycotted the opening of parliament following the 2013 national election, diplomats from countries that support democracy were left in a bind: should they attend an event that would legitimize what many viewed as a stolen election or ignore an invitation from the head of state who had accepted their credentials?

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