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Funcinpec Meets, Stands Firm in Boycott Plans

A senior Funcinpec official said Wednesday the party still will not join any coalition government with the CPP despite offers by Se­cond Prime Minister...

Koh Kong Kidnappers Nab 13 Coalition Offer

Kidnappers abducted 13 people—including a landowner, his workers, wife and children—in Koh Kong province on Sunday, ac­cording to a victim and provincial police.  All were...

US Observers Voice Concern

The International Republican Institute, a US-based democracy building group, said Wednesday that it is withholding final judgment of the elections because of concerns about...

Council Preparing to Hear Controversy on Seat Formula

Constitutional Council members are preparing to hear the controversy over the formula used to allocate seats after last month’s election, following a pledge by...

Judge Readies For Paet Trial

A judge from Phnom Penh Municipal Court has started preparing for the trial of Nuon Paet, the Khmer Rouge leader accused of the murder...

NEC Rejects Complaints, Ends Historic Role in Poll

US Observer Urges More Must be Done As expected, the National Elec­tion Committee rejected about 300 remaining complaints Tues­day, ending its “historic” role in the...

Beehive Radio Station for Sale

After a failed bid for a National Assembly seat in the July 26 election, popular radio host Mam Sonando has decided to put his...

Planthoppers Spreading Into Kandal; Farmers Seek Help

Rice farmers this week continued their battle against a plant­hopper infestation, as the rice predators spread into Kandal province, agronomy officials said Tuesday. Kandal’s...

Hun Sen Retracts Three-Way Coalition Offer

Second Prime Minister Hun Sen backtracked Tuesday on a previous proposal to form a three-way government with the two main opposition parties, saying he...

Pledge to Send Formula Dispute to Council

Opposition leader Sam Rainsy said Tuesday he will push the seat-allocation formula controversy to the Constitutional Council, but said it really is a question...

Rainsy to See King, Start Election Protests

The Sam Rainsy Party is planning nationwide demonstrations to protest against the election re­sults, as the party’s leader meets King Norodom Sihanouk today in...

Plan to Split K Cham to 2 Provinces

Plans are afoot to split Kom­pong Cham, the country’s most populous province, into two separate areas of administration, ac­cording to aides of Second Prime...

Cigarette Packaging Spat Reveals Trademark Confusion } } ‘

The Ministry of Commerce has ordered a Cambodian company to stop producing a line of its cigarettes because the packaging is similar to a...

Pressure Riding High Over Formula Snafu

Opposition members on Mon­day scrambled to prove their side of a controversy over the distribution of parliament seats, as Na­tional Election Committee members stuck...

Ung Huot Still Desires Public Role

Hot on the heels of his pro­mise to relinquish power following his party’s election defeat, First Prime Minister Ung Huot has congratulated the winners...

King Said to Worry Over Son Sann’s Absence Boycott Prompts Worries

King Norodom Sihanouk would appoint a new member to the Constitutional Council if Son Sann agreed to resign, the secretary-general of the Son Sann...

Local Documentation Center Fears For Funds

An allegation of embezzlement at the Yale Genocide Program in the US is harming the the local Documentation Center for Cam­bo­dia’s ability to raise...

NEC Claims No Switches In Seat Allocation System

Critics Press on as Minutes Withheld Amid mounting pressure, the National Election Committee dug in its heels Saturday, arguing that it never changed the formula...

Ariston Loses S’ville Power Plant Contract

The Council of Ministers has given the go-ahead for Industry Ministry officials to seek a new firm to take over a Sihanoukville power project...

Samart to Run Business Here

Thai telecommunications giant Samart Corp will continue to manage Cambodia Samart Commun­ica­tions despite the recent sale of a controlling interest to Telekom Malaysia, the...

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