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Funcinpec Gathers Evidence for NEC

As Funcinpec party officials put together their case alleging electoral cheating, three provinces and a municipality have emerged as locations of widespread abuses, a...

Rainsy Gets F’Pec Votes, Survey Says

The Sam Rainsy Party in Sun­day’s election took votes from people who in 1993 voted for Prince Norodom Ranarridh’s Funcinpec party, a Japanese survey...

Group Documents Threats

A prominent Cambodian hu­man rights group has released a report documenting violent threats against opposition party members after Sunday’s election. “We would like the...

Revised Formula to Increase CPP Victory Margin

The National Election Committee refined its formula for allocating parliamentary seats in May, a little-noticed change almost guaranteed to benefit the winning party in...

CPP Stands Tall While Divided Opposition Falls

The numbers speak for themselves. In the 1993 UN-run elections, Funcinpec received 45 percent of the vote nationwide. Five years later, partial NEC results of...

PM’s Gov’t Plan is Just Beginning

It came as a surprise to many. Only a day after dismissing the possibility of a coalition deal with dissident Sam Rainsy, Second Prime Minister...

Hun Sen Now Wants 3-Party Coalition

Sihanouk Also OKs Plan, 2nd PM Says siem reap - In an effort to break a political deadlock, Second Prime Minister Hun Sen said Thursday...

Battambang Farmers Worrying July Drought May Stunt Crops

battambang town - Faced with rice fields turning brown and red, farmers and agriculture officials are worried over next year’s food levels in this...

Jailed Bank Boss Still Awaits Pardon, Release From Prison

A jailed bank director awaiting a pardon from King Norodom Sihanouk is still in prison while his paperwork is being held up at  the...

Banned Observer Groups Say NEC’s Actions Led to Fraud For Denied Entrance to Polls

Election observers barred from polling stations blame the Na­tional Election Committee for election irregularities that they say were caused by the last-minute ban on...

NEC Sets Up Special Panel to Examine Fraud

The National Election Com­mittee set up a special commission Thursday to look into reports of election fraud and in­timidation, as an Asia-based ob­server group...

Hammarberg Warns Against Revenge Killings

The UN’s top human rights envoy on Thursday called on political leaders to temper the reactions of their party activists as the results of...

Seat Allotment Vexes Nation’s Poll Watchers

A more sophisticated version of the formula used to calculate National Assembly seats ap­peared to have emerged Thurs­day night, causing confusion at one of...

New Security Ministry Expected by Generals Say

A Ministry of National Security will be created shortly after the new government is formed, three CPP generals said this week. Jurisdiction for the...

Opposition’s Rank and File Run to Capital

An undetermined number of opposition party members and organizers have fled their home provinces and are crowding party headquarters in Phnom Penh, citing threats...

Phnom Penh Voters Quiet on Poll Results Elections

Many Cambodians said Thurs­day they couldn’t believe the preliminary results from Sunday’s elections—which show the CPP winning—but others were happy and said the polls...

NEC Says Late Changes Affected Observers

battambang town - A top Nat­ional Election Committee official said here Wednesday that a lack of observers in many commune election commissions during the...

Big Names Heading Smaller Parties Left Out

First Prime Minister Ung Huot appears to be out. National As­sembly First Vice Chairman Loy Sim Chheang and Second Vice Chairman Son Soubert are...

Squabble Breaks Out Over Observer Limits

kompong cham town - Tempers flared briefly Wednesday morning at the provincial election commission headquarters, when party agents discovered they had far too few...

EU Says Wait on Final Verdict for Credible Poll

European Union Special Repre­sentative Glenys Kinnock put a stamp of approval on the elections and ballot counting, but said final international judgment should wait....

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China Mulls Purge of Foreign Content From Media, School Textbooks

The ruling Chinese Communist Party's media regulator is considering banning the broadcast of overseas-produced news during prime time on domestic channels, while the country's ministry of education has ordered a purge of foreign content from textbooks in primary and secondary education.

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