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Malaria Nets Bring Joy, Protection to Children in Kampot

kampot town - When you have virtually nothing, something as unsentimental as a mosquito net can brighten your day. At Aspeca Orphanage Center outside...

JIOG Spokesman Defends Review, Deplores Post-Poll Violence

The European Union’s chief observer Wednesday defended the group’s rosy election assessment, but criticized the government’s handling of election complaints and expressed deep concern...

Ex-KR Stronghold Makes Uneasy Transition

pailin - Hay Chien Tong, 50, ser­ves up the best Khmer beef sour soup in this rugged northwestern town. But the Sihanoukville native’s two-month-old...

King’s Announced Departure Increases Coalition Pressures

King Norodom Sihanouk’s possible departure from Cambodia next week puts pressure on tenuous multi-party talks to form a coalition government, politicians and experts said...

No Summons For Rainsy, Gov’t States

The Ministry of Information on Wednesday denied that the Phnom Penh Municipal Court has a plan to summon Sam Rain­sy to answer questions. The...

Rainsy Plans Democracy Plea To Lawmakers in US, Europe

Sam Rainsy is scheduled to leave Bangkok today for a tour of the US and Europe to bring attention to Cambodian democratic re­forms, a...

Counterfeit Thai Bills Seized

Municipal anti-drug authorities on Tuesday seized 150,000 baht ($3,750) in counterfeit bills from an alleged middleman involved with anti-government forces on the border, police...

Tycoon Mum on Thai Warrant

Phnom Penh Chamber of Com­­me­rce President Teng Bun­ma on Tuesday declined to comment on a Thai warrant for his arrest on fraud charges. The...

Tax Revenue Drops After Polls Wakd of pOlls Wake of Polls

Fewer imports and ongoing smuggling have slashed projected customs revenues by 25 percent since the July polls, customs officials said this week.  Some government officials...

NA Opening Delayed; Talks ‘Satisfactory’

The convening of the National Assembly will not take place before next week, participants at multi-party talks on forming a coa­lition government said Tuesday....

US Group Says July Elections Unacceptable

“To accept this election would, in fact, devalue the worth of elections in building democracies around the world.” That’s what Lorne Craner, the president...

Rohrabacher Rebuked for Attack on Hun Sen

Two Cambodian genocide experts say that a US congressman’s call to condemn Second Prime Minister Hun Sen as a war criminal has “no basis...

Migrants Find Little but Competition in Capital

The city has barely awoken Sunday morning when Kim Sam­nang, with a stick and wicker basket slung over his shoulder, be­gins his long trek...

Coalition Talks Start Today

Rainsy Team Awaits Invitation to Attend Members of the opposition Sam Rainsy Party on Monday said they will attend coalition negotiations due to start today,...

Temple Opened, But No Fees Waived on World Tourism Day

Cambodia’s first celebration of World Tourism Day on Sunday may have shown that Cambodia is safe—but certainly not free. The government turned down a...

3 Opposition Members Summoned to Court

Activists’ Questioning Called Pressure Tactic Summonses have been issued for the questioning of three opposition activists about their roles in possibly inciting people to racial...

Cambodia Election Watchdogs See How It’s Done in Sweden

A group of Cambodian election officials said they had a lot of surprises last week when they went to observe Sweden’s parliamentary elections. One...

US Legal Advisers End Stint

The financially-strapped Cambodian operation of the Am­­er­­ican Bar Association ended five years in the country Monday, turning over its office space and equipment to...

Migrants’ AIDS Risk Higher, Conference Participants Warn

The first conference in Cambo­dia to explore the connection be­tween the spread of AIDS and the growth of economic migration on Thursday showed that...

Monarch ‘Unable’ to Help Kem Sokha Leave Country

King Norodom Sihanouk said Saturday that he is unable to help lift a travel ban on opposition activist Kem Sokha. The King’s letter to...

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