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2,000 Troops To Get Axed

As many as 2,000 soldiers will be demobilized and settled in Kampot province later in the year as part of a larger scaling back...

Gov’t Begins Investigation of Rural Development Spending

The Ministry of Finance has formed a special investigative team to probe possible double billing and questionable road-construction activities by the Min­istry of Rural...

Some Farmland to be Returned to Villagers

A lingering property dispute in Kompong Cham province is likely to end this week when the Agrostar company begins returning 150 hectares of farmland...

Government Mulling Neutral Electricity Regulatory Authority

The government is proposing to establish an independent electricity authority to regulate the country’s power supply in an effort to encourage more competition and...

New Power Project Receives A Final 3-Month Extension

Warning that the demand for electric power will outweigh local supplies by next year, Electri­cite du Cambodge has given a final three-month extension to...

Gov’t to Take Back Unused Export Quotas

Commerce Minister Cham Pra­sidh announced Monday plans to revoke or reduce US textile export quota allocations of garment makers with low utilization rates. Cham...

Water Not Ideal for Drinking, Study Says

Local groundwater and other water resources, while not considered a health risk, are not ideal for drinking because they contain iron and salt levels...

Factory Fumes Fell Dozens

More than two dozen workers at Winner Garments Manu­facturing Co in the Tuol Kok district of Phnom Penh fainted on the job last week. Inspector...

Party System Proposed for Commune Vote

Voters in upcoming commune elections will cast their ballots for a party, rather than for an individual candidate, if an Interior Ministry proposal is...

Cambodia’s Road-Construction Practices Under Scrutiny

Villagers have been wondering why a red gravel road was built two years ago in swampland off National Road 1 in Meanchey district of...

A Camp of Sorrow: Old Refugees Still Struggle

Tep Sothea says she learned how to survive during more than 10 years in refugee camps and she’s using those skills now to combat...

Proposed Land Law ‘Too Loose,’ Lawyer Says

Last year, Tuan Sary started to build­ a home on land in Kampot province that his family has farmed for generations. In De­cem­ber, a...

More Land-Mine Injuries Foreseen in Samlot May Increase in Samlot

The number of land-mine victims is expected to increase as refugees from Thai border camps return to the heavily mined Samlot area, aid officials...

As Refugees Return to Samlot, Villages Come Back to Life

samlot district, Battambang province - Former residents this weekend set to work restoring villages that were for years Khmer Rouge strongholds. Men sweated to...

Most Capital Homes Armed, Door-to-Door Study Reveals

Police searching for illegal weapons in recent months  found that nearly two of every three Phnom Penh households  they surveyed had firearms—but only 12...

Gov’t Panel To Oversee Garment Law

The Commerce Ministry has created a committee made up of government and industry officials to monitor labor conditions and adherence to new export quotas...

Riverfront Eatery Part of Beautification Plan

The capital’s newest riverfront restaurant is also the latest step in the Phnom Penh Municipality’s creatively-financed campaign to clean up the city and draw...

Website Launched for Regional Malaria Information Exchange

Regional malaria research and control efforts have gone online. The European Commission’s Regional Malaria Control Pro­gram in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam is upgrading its...

Mekong Bridge Project Starts

kompong cham town - Construc­tion of the first bridge across Cambodia’s stretch of the Me­kong River officially got underway Wednesday with a ground-breaking ceremony...

Gov’t Readies Crime Attack Program Guidelines Out

The government is planning new guidelines on security to crack down on crime following reports of increased robbery and kidnapping. The draft Guidelines on...