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World Bank Panel To Probe Boeng Kak Titles Project Project

The World Bank’s inspection panel will investigate a $24.3 million land titling program in Cambodia accused of denying titles to residents at the heart...

New Year Traffic Deaths Down But Accidents, Injuries Up

The country saw an increase in traffic accidents and injuries during this year's Khmer New Year holiday, though there was a modest drop in...

World Bank Panel To Investigate Cambodian Land Title Program

The World Bank's inspection panel will investigate a $24.3 million land titling program in Cambodia accused of denying titles to residents at the heart...

Insurer Investigating Fire, Garment Factory Says

As employees of Phnom Penh's Supertex garment factory filed back to work yesterday following an April 10 blaze that razed a company warehouse, authorities...

UN Codifies Ways of Cambodia’s Hill Tribes

For Cambodia’s ethnic minority hill tribes, development and the re­settlement of the population mean more than living next to neighbors with different tongues and...

Panel Urges Cambodia To Prepare for Climate Change Funds

Cambodia and its foreign donors have far to go before the country can handle the financial aid pledged to combat rising global temperatures in...

Stop Evictions, Boeng Kak Residents Plead

Clutching copies of the first official map marking the area around Boeng Kak lake slated for eviction, more than 100 of the affected residents...

UN “in the dark” about Vietnamese-backed drug treatment center

Cambodia's anti-drug officials say bulldozers will start clearing land in Preah Sihanouk province for what will be the largest compulsory drug treatment center in...

Gov’t Seeking Alternatives, UN Says

While broadly backing a recent Human Rights Watch report on the country's compulsory drug treatment centers, a visiting UN official yesterday praised the government's...

Gov’t Seeking Alternatives to Disputed Drug Centers, UN Says

While broadly backing a recent Human Rights Watch report the country’s compulsory drug treatment centers, a visiting UN official yesterday praised the government’s talk...

Team of Doctors Zeroes In on Drug-Resistant Malaria Genes

An international team of re­searchers behind the first complete gene map of the world’s deadliest malaria strain say they have narrowed in on the...

Google To Review Government’s Criticism of Thai Border Map

Google says it will review Cam­bo­dia’s recent complaint that the In­ternet giant’s maps grossly misrepresent the country’s long-contested border with Thailand. “We are carefully...

Old Drug May Yield New Malaria Treatment

Amid mounting fears that resistance to the best available malaria drug combinations may spread from the Thai-Cambodian border, researchers say the effectiveness of the...

Government Agencies Jointly Denounce HRW Report

Jointly denouncing a critical Human Rights Watch report on government-run drug rehabilitation centers, government and military bodies yesterday called the group's conclusions "completely unacceptable"...

Gov’t Ministries Meet In Response to Scathing Drug Center Report

Government officials from three separate ministries met on Tuesday to formulate a unified rejection of a Human Rights Watch report released last week that...

Rights Watch Calls on UN To Act on Drug Rehab Centers

After accusing the government of allowing the forcible detention and abuse of people in drug rehabilitation centers, Human Rights Watch called Saturday for the...

Ministry Letter Says Rape Was Act of Policeman

Two months after the rape of a 19-year-old in a Phnom Penh karaoke club, the Interior Ministry frankly admitted that the crime was committed...

Distant Deadline To Shutter Drug Detox Centers

Following a blistering indictment of Cambodia's drug detention centers by a US-based human rights group, local aid agencies appear encouraged by the government's talk...

Supreme Court Kicks Case of Russian Pedophile Back to Appeal Court

Child Rights Groups Stunned by High Court's Decision The Supreme Court yesterday ordered the case of Russian pedophile Alexander Trofimov, 42, who is serving a...

Australian Country Music Man Extols Gun Use in Cambodia, Rockets Car Too

What is a trigger-happy Australian with a hankering for heavy weaponry and a fetish for firing rockets to do? If you are country music crooner...