Hun Sen, Rainsy Host Joint Event Abroad

Amid the latest rapprochement between Prime Minister Hun Sen and opposition CNRP leader Sam Rainsy, the two men are scheduled to team up in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday as hosts at a reception for Cambodians working in Malaysia.

April 25, 2015

Woman Jailed in Land Dispute Wins Release

After five months in jail, a woman whose family is embroiled in a bitter land dispute with tycoon Khun Sear was released on bail from Prey Sar prison on Friday, though the fight between the two parties remains unresolved.

April 25, 2015

NEC Says Japan, EU to Aid Election Reforms

A spokesman for the newly reconstituted National Election Committee said Friday that Japan and the European Union have agreed to send experts to Cambodia next month to look for ways to improve the country’s flawed voter lists and to better educate voters.

April 25, 2015

Khmer Rouge Official Responds to ‘Master of Death’ Label

Confronted with allegations that he was called the “Master of Death,” a former Khmer Rouge district official who has been accused of ordering purges claimed on Friday that he was “very careful” in carrying out his duties.

April 25, 2015

Three Major Cities to Be Divided Into Zones

Phnom Penh, Siem Reap City and Sihanoukville will each be divided into 10 zones to allow for easier management, according to the Ministry of Land Management.

April 25, 2015

China, Cambodia Further Cement Relations

Prime Minister Hun Sen met with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the 60th Asian-Af­ri­can Conference Commemoration in Bandung, Indonesia, on Thursday, announcing further cooperation between the two countries, local media reported Friday.

April 25, 2015

In Coverage of Land Dispute, A Publisher’s Interests Served

While local media have mostly ignored Decho Aphivat commune, the Khmer Times, an English-language newspaper that started up last year, has become fixated with the area, publishing more than a dozen articles about the conflict here.

April 24, 2015
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