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Japan Says It did not ‘Pledge’ Aid, but ‘Indicated’ Aid Levels to Cambodia

While praising the outcome of this month's Cambodia Development Cooperation Forum, a statement by the Japanese Embassy on Friday took issue with reports that...

Study Found Health Officials Conflicted Over Drug Problem

An independent researcher said he found "palpable resistance" among health officials to a drug treatment program the UN hoped would convince the government to...

Study Found Health Officials Conflicted Over Drug Problem

An independent researcher said he found “palpable resistance” among health officials to a drug-treatment program the UN hopes will convince the government to pursue...

Study Finds Health Officials Reluctant to Take on Drug Problem

An independent researcher said he found "palpable resistance" among Cambodian health officials to a drug treatment program the UN hopes to use to show...

Violence Rife in Land Disputes, Group Says

Of the 216 active land dispute cases recorded across Cambodia by the end of 2009, the NGO For­um on Cambodia claimed yesterday that nearly...

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...

Donors Should Show Backbone On Land Concessions, NGOs Say

Human-rights workers last week called on international do­nors to take a stand against economic land concessions during next month’s annual aid-pledging conference and to...

Government-Awarded Land Concessions Hurt the Poor, Forum Told

The $2.50 a day some locals are now paid at CPP Senator Ly Yong Phat’s Koh Kong Sugar Industry Company, to clear the very...

Council of Ministers Approves First 20-Year Plan for Forests

The Council of Ministers ap­proved Cambodia’s first ever long-term forest management plan on Friday, giving the government a set of policy objectives to span...

Forum Says Gov’t-Granted Land Concessions Hurt the Poor

The $2.50 a day some locals are now paid at CPP Senator Ly Yong Phat’s Koh Kong Sugar Industry Company, to clear the very...

Border Posts Pulled at Rainsy’s Urging, Detainees’ Families Say

The families of two Svay Rieng province villagers convicted in the uprooting of temporary demarcation posts along the Cambodia-Vietnam border in October said this...

UN, Gov’t To Launch Revamped Drug Treatment Program in June

The government and the UN Of­fice on Drugs and Crime plan next month to launch the first two of the community-based drug treatment programs...

Cambodian Press No Freer in 2009, US Organization Reports

Cambodia’s press was no freer in 2009 than the year before, according to Freedom House’s latest ranking of press freedom around the world. Some...

Mystery Letter Claims Gov’t Wants Land Titles For Boeng Kak

Boeng Kak lake residents facing eviction in the face of a massive private land development project said city officials yesterday showed them a letter...

Mystery Letter Claims Gov’t Wants Land Titles For Boeng Kak Residents

Boeng Kak lake residents facing eviction in the face of a massive private land development project said city officials yesterday showed them a letter...

Mystery Letter Claims Gov’t Wants Land Titles For Boeng Kak

Boeng Kak lake residents facing eviction in the face of a massive private land development project said city officials yesterday showed them a letter...

WHO, Govt Plan Pre-Emptive Strike on Malaria in Pailin

In a departure from the country's long-standing battle with malaria, health workers in western Cambodia will start testing villagers for the deadly parasite whether...

Donors Should Review Land Support, Rights Workers Say

Following this week's decision by the World Bank's inspection panel to investigate land titling amid evictions at Phnom Penh's Boeng Kak lake, rights workers...

At Long Last, a National Forestry Plan. But Will It Have Fangs?

Barring any major objections from the Council of Ministers, Cambodia will soon have its first ever long-term plan for managing the country’s be­leaguered forests....

Rights Workers Hope Boeng Kak Inquiry Brings Compensation

Housing rights workers yesterday welcomed news that the World Bank's inspection panel will investigate a $24.3 million land titling program accused of denying titles...