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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....

Support Grows for Opposition Charges

16 Parties Allege  Election Violations Funcinpec filed a complaint Wednesday on alleged election irregularities as its opposition National United Front ally Sam Rainsy welcomed 12...

$40M Deal Gives Agriculture Welcome Boost

A Chinese company has been given the go-ahead to set up a $40 million plantation in Kom­pong Speu province, Agriculture Min­istry officials said Wed­nesday....

Business Community Pleased With Peaceful Polls, Results

Members of Phnom Penh’s business community said Wed­nesday they are pleased with the preliminary election results, and that a CPP-led coalition government will be...

Hun Sen to Meet King Today

The CPP will either form a coalition with Funcinpec or move to change the Constitution to allow the party to form a government alone,...

UN Office Investigates 12 Additional Killings

The Cambodia Office of the UN High Commissioner for Hu­man Rights is investigating 12 additional killings that may be related to elections, according to...

Polls Don’t Affect Riel

Cambodia’s currency re­mained steady in the wake of Sunday’s polls, defying analysts who had predicted the riel would plummet to 5,000 riel to the...

Regional, Local Observers OK Ballot Counting

Local and regional observer groups said Tuesday that despite irregularities, the counting pro­cess for Sunday’s polls was “credible.” But one observer group, the Asian...

US Groups Call Election Successful Exercise

Cambodians appear to have overcome pre-election violence and intimidation to independently demonstrate their political will, a joint US observer group said Tuesday. “What we...

Old Funcinpec Allies Reunite—But How Long?

They stood side by side like old friends in front of the world’s press—the deposed prime minister and the finance minister he once fired....

CPP Boasts Big Win, Rivals Yell Fraud

Angry Opposition Demands Recount Opposition groups declared fraud and angrily demanded a recount Tuesday amid claims by the ruling CPP of a big victory. Funcinpec...

Watchdog Alleges Ballot Tampering, Calls Elections ‘Joke’

siem reap town - The provincial chief of a top watchdog has blasted Sun­day’s polls here a “joke,” saying widespread intimidation and possible fraud...

Fake Poll Results Put CPP Head-to-Head With Funcinpec

kompong cham town - When the village chief dropped by a restaurant here at 4:45 am Tuesday to drop off the results of Sunday’s...

CPP Leads, Funcinpec Lags Behind With Counting Delayed

battambang town - The CPP appeared to have a clear lead here Tues­day, with the latest provisional results showing the party 19,000 votes ahead...

Bar Brightens Sleepy Provincial Town

kompong chhnang town - International observers in Kompong Chnnang this weekend were encouraged to spend as much time as possible at the bar. “The...

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PM Hun Sen’s UN Summit Trip to Be Met With Protest

An estimated 300 to 500 protestors are expected to travel to New York from other states in the US to join the protest, according to an organizer.

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