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Complaints Voiced of ‘Vietnamese Voters’

Responding to complaints that non-Cambodians may be registering to vote in upcoming elections, the National Election Com­mittee general secretary urged political parties Saturday to...

Two More Hours to Register

In a concession to union leaders who worry that garment workers are unable to get to poll registration centers, the National Election Committee will...

Opposition Parties Resume Canvassing in Ratanakkiri

banlung, Ratanakkiri - When news of fighting in Phnom Penh reached this remote northeastern province in July, opposition party members took down their signs...

CMAC Trains New Generation of Landmine Detection

Ten squirming puppies born recently in Phnom Penh represent a new generation of landmine detection in Cambodia. The Cambodian Mine Action Center bred the dogs,...

Top Court Avers Gov’t Interference

A government lawyer has asked municipal authorities to ignore a Supreme Court decision  in a long-running land dispute, igniting charges that the government is...

Latest Clashes Aggravate Land Mine Problem

siem reap town - Sok Seap, 34, said he defected to the government from the hard-line rebels in Anlong Veng because he was tired...

Ta Mok Still Holding Out

siem reap town - Khmer Rouge warlord Ta Mok is resisting government forces west of Anlong Veng along the Thai border, a senior RCAF...

Latest Clashes Aggravate Land Mine Problem

siem reap town - Sok Seap, 34, said he defected to the government from the hard-line rebels in Anlong Veng because he was tired...

Lawmaker Traces Death Threat to Newspaper

Outspoken opposition parliamentarian Son Chhay said this week that he received another threat on his life—which he said he traced via his mobile phone...

Key Legal Council Stacked in Favor of CPP

The final three members of the Constitutional Council were ap­pointed Thursday, stacking the country’s highest legal appeals body in favor of the CPP. Members...

King Sends PMs Vannak Amnesty Requests

King Norodom Sihanouk has forwarded to the two prime ministers requests for amnesties for Sam Rainsy’s former security chief and two other men convicted...

Tea Banh to Look After Poll Security

The Council of Ministers last week appointed Defense co-Minister Tea Banh to oversee election security, although a comprehensive security plan is still in the...

Identification Complaints Force NEC to Issue Order

Widespread complaints of prospective voters being turned away from registration centers forced the National Election Committee to issue strict orders Wednesday that no one...

Chamber Boss Seeks Larger Membership

Phnom Penh Chamber of Com­merce Chairman Teng Bunma on Monday called for the expansion of the chamber’s board from 24 to 36 members in...

Liechtenstein Lottery in Phnom Penh? You Bet

he newest lottery game in town involves two things not in the vocabulary of many Cambo­dians: Liechtenstein and the Internet. A high-tech lottery operation...

New WHO President Returns Malaria to World’s Attention

Malaria came into the international viewfinder last week as world leaders answered a call from the new director of the World Health Organization to...

Ministry Disputes Media Access Questions

The Ministry of Information on Wednesday disputed the opposition National United Front’s contention that media access is lacking in the run-up to national elections....

Refugees Return to Anlong Veng, Still Wary of ‘The Butcher’

o bai tap, Siem Reap province -Thol Ny sat under a blue tarp Wednesday morning with her six children and pondered her family’s future....

Crucial Council Vote Put Off; Criticism Mounts

A meeting of the Supreme Council of Magistracy, scheduled to appoint the last three members of the Constitutional Council on Wednesday, has been postponed...

Television Only Reminder of ‘Day of Hate’

For the first time since the early 1980s, no official gathering took place to mark the May 20 “Day of Hate,” a yearly reminder...

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