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Logging Patrol Plan Hinges on Armed Rangers

Imagine 700 well-armed and well-trained rangers in camouflage uniforms patrolling Cam­bodia’s forests for illegal loggers. That is the centerpiece of a proposal to restore...

Kidnappers Strike Again In Capital

The daughter of a prominent French-Cambodian businessman was kidnapped and freed last week, the latest in a spate of abductions terrorizing the capital’s affluent....

‘Registration’ Strike Halted

More than 100 workers at a South Korean garment factory with a history of labor problems staged a one-day strike Monday, claiming they had...

Howes Murdered, British State

More than two years after his disappearance, the British For­eign Offiice finally has concluded that deminer Christopher Howes was murdered in the then-rebel stronghold...

400 Protest Undelivered Jobs

Four hundred demonstrators gathered in front of the Ministry of Interior on Monday, saying they were cheated out of $20 to $250 each when...

Son Sann Slams Legal Body

Son Sann, a member of the Constit­utional Council, has written to King Norodom Sihanouk to decry the country’s highest appeals body as illegal. “How...

Safety ‘Key’ to Free Elections

Government and National El­ection Committee officials said Monday that protecting election box­es and polling places is key to proving Cambodians can hold their own...

NEC Claims 1.4 Million Registered

The National Election Com­mittee estimates about 1.4 million voters have been registered for upcoming elections in the past week, an NEC spokes­man said Monday....

F’pec Criticizes Registration

Funcinpec officials charged electoral staff Monday with deliberately excluding opposition supporters from voter registration, joining a chorus of protests ag­ainst the registration process. The...

Prince’s Support Team Here

An advance team of supporters of deposed first prime minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh arriv­ed in Phnom Penh on Wednes­day with a mandate from the...

‘Free and Fair’ Elections Quizzed At Seminar

On what marked the fifth an­niversary of the UN-sponsored ­elections, policy makers grappled last weekend with such thorny ’98 campaign issues as voter intimidation...

Food Prices 20% Higher As Riel Dips

As Cambodia’s riel continues its gradual downhill slide against the dollar, prices for foodstuffs have increased by an average of 20 percent in recent...

Official Solicits Anti-Drug Aid

A top anti-drug official has called for international assistance in combating the narcotics trade and money laundering in Cam­bodia, saying the country is be­coming...

Princess Speaks of Commitment to Candidacy

At first glance, one might perceive Princess Vacheara Dumont as a reluctant candidate. After all, she agreed to run for a National Assembly seat...

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...

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