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When he handles snakes, Nikolay Dorashenko usually wears protective glasses. “You never hold these snakes near your face, a bite there can kill you in...

PM Praises China For Talking Little, Doing Much

Global Witness takes donors to task for blind aid pledges Prime Minister Hun Sen praised China yet again for its no-strings-attached aid while inaugurating a...

Tech-Savvy PM Orders Update to Google Maps

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday ordered the Ministry of Land Management to submit updated national maps to Google so that the Internet giant can...

PM Condemns Attack on South Korean Ship

Prime Minister Hun Sen has con­demned the March 26 sinking of a South Korean Navy ship in a letter to South Korea’s President Lee...

GMAC Calls on Gov’t To Stop Union From Threatened Strike

The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia has called on the Labor Ministry to stop the country’s largest garment workers’ union from holding a strike...

City Hall Hires Security Guards For Capital’s Parking Program

In an effort to reduce traffic congestion in Phnom Penh, City Hall yesterday introduced new regulations in a section of the capital that limits...

Council of Ministers To Vote on New Urban Resettlement Plan

The Council of Ministers is scheduled to vote today on a new plan setting the rules for the relocation of people from urban settlements...

PM Says ‘Social Funds’ Go Into National Budget

After weeks of scrutiny of the government’s handling of payments from oil and mining firms, Prime Minister Hun Sen told an in­ternational mining conference...

Fire Consumes 18 Hectares of Forest in Siem Reap Province

A fire wiped out 18 hectares of forest that floods in the wet season and displaced about 600 people in Siem Reap province’s Prasat...

Prosecutors’ Tactic Struck Down at KRT

Prime Minister Hun Sen has selected Om Yentieng, head of the Council of Ministers’ anticorruption unit, to be the country’s first official anticorruption chief,...

Om Yentieng Is Appointed Anti-Graft Czar

Prime Minister Hun Sen has selected Om Yentieng, head of the Council of Ministers’ anticorruption unit, to be the country’s first official anticorruption chief,...

CPP Monitoring Political Views Of Population

People to be coded ‘black,’ ‘gray’ or ‘white’ according to level of support for party The ruling CPP has embarked on a nationwide project in...

Crime Rose 20% In ’09, Says Police Commissioner Says

The number of crimes reported to police rose by nearly 20 percent across the country last year, National Police Commissioner General Neth Savoeun said...

Acid Attack Victim, Family Flee Cambodia

Two years after her face was disfigured in an acid attack, and with all six of her assailants convicted but still roaming free, Ya...

PM Says ‘Social Funds’ In National Budget

After weeks of scrutiny of the government's handling of payments from oil and mining firms, Prime Minister Hun Sen told an international mining conference...

Tax Authorities To Target Owners of Unused Land

Phnom Penh authorities said Sunday they were renewing efforts to collect tax on unused blocks of land in the capital.  Meanchey district governor Khouch...

Police Say Undersecretary Fled Crash, Will Pay Compensation

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Un­dersecretary of State Suth Dina left the scene of a traffic accident in Battambang province’s Thma Koul district on Saturday...

Sokimex, Vietnamese Hospital To Build $42M Medical Center

Cambodian petroleum giant Sok­imex will break ground Saturday on a $42 million private medical center in a partnership with Ho Chi Minh City’s renowned...

CPP Outlines Anti-Graft Platform, Berates Critics

Two months after the anticorruption law sailed through the National Assembly and Senate, the ruling CPP on Tuesday staunchly defended its anti-graft legislation and...

Funcinpec Official Fired Over Alleged Ties to SRP

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday sacked Hun Phoeung, Funcinpec secretary of state for the Defense Ministry, over his alleged affiliation with the SRP,...