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Ta Mok Forced to Flee Again, RCAF Says

RCAF generals said Tuesday that government forces had driven Ta Mok and his remaining Khmer Rouge hard-liners from their Thai border base of Ta...

Rainsy: PM Fled Hometown

o’reang-ou district, kompong cham province - Out­spoken dissident Sam Rainsy lashed out at Hun Sen on Tues­day, saying the voters are as disgusted with...

By Stew Magnuson and Van Roeun the cambodia daily

First Prime Minister Ung Huot said Tuesday that Vietnam has agreed to three-way talks with Thailand and Cambodia concerning a controversial treaty demarcating the...

Land Mines Keep Tourists Away from Legendary Temples

siem reap town - With the influence of the Khmer Rouge on the wane, officials still have one more enemy to contend with before...

Bank Governor Vows to Keep Riel Stable

The head of Cambodia’s central bank pledged Tuesday to keep the riel stable at about 4,000 to the US dollar by auctioning dollars every...

Freedom To Travel Key to ‘Free and Fair’ Polls

When a string of execution-style murders were carried out in late February, some opposition party workers fled their homes in the provinces and fear...

New Phones For Takhmau

Telephone users in Takhmau town, Kandal province, will finally be able to call Phnom Penh and overseas, thanks to a new phone exchange and...

RCAF to Check on Howes Report, General Says

The top RCAF general responsible for the mass defections at Anlong Veng said Sunday he does not know if the killer of a British...

NEC Examines Ballot Boxes, Awards Election Printing Bid

The National Election Com­mittee on Monday viewed the ballot boxes that will be used in elections scheduled for July 26.  Funded by the Japanese government,...

Samlot Hard-liners Resisting

A band of Khmer Rouge fighters in Battambang province de­fected to the government last week, but top hard-line commanders in the area of Sam­lot...

Border Pass For B’bang

Thai and Cambodian authorities have agreed to open a border crossing in Battambang province next month, provincial officials said Sunday.  The agreement for the crossing...

Global Wireless Network Targets Cambodia

A multinational project setting up the world’s first global wireless telecommunications system is negotiating for a license to make Cam­bodia part of its network,...

Children Get Their Day Today

International Children’s Day will be marked across Cambodia today with rallies, panel discussions and children’s games, organizers said.  Activities are planned in 12 provinces, as...

F’pec Ballot Place Still Not Assured

Funcinpec could still be de­clared ineligible for upcoming elections if the Ministry of In­terior were to withdraw its stamp of approval, the secretary-general of...

Rainsy Appeals Assembly Ouster to Constitutional Council

Former finance minister and opposition politician Sam Rainsy has written to the dean of the as-yet-unconvened Constitutional Council, asking for the body to consider...

Global Witness Cautious About World Bank Forestry Plan

The environmental watchdog Global Witness said it “welcomes” the findings contained in a World Bank-funded forestry re­form report, but questioned some of the proposed...

Chemical Adds Flavor to Campaign Season

Three letters are adding flavor to the 1998 elections. No, they’re not CPP, KNP or the KSP. They’re MSG, or monosodium glutamate, the chemical...

Little Time For Refugees To Register

Funcinpec officials called Sun­day for the speedy return of the estimated 80,000 Cambodian re­fugees in Thailand so they can vote in upcoming elections.  But with...

Caltex Challenges Court, Eyes Legal Review

A US oil company this week vowed to fight a Supreme Court ruling in a complex land dispute that has sparked a confrontation between...

New Buddhist Institute Inaugurated in Capital

National Assembly President Chea Sim on Thursday inaugurated the $500,000 Buddhist Institute in Phnom Penh, calling it “a priceless gift” from the Japanese organizations...

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