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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...

Spate of Kidnappings Has Most-Powerful Wary

When well-protected business tycoons Teng Bunma and Mong Reththy are afraid of the current social climate, you know you’ve got some problems. But fear...

Census Data Used in Poll Registration

The governor of Ratanakkiri province said Tuesday he is using a list of names of eligible voters obtained from census officials—a direct violation of...

Cross-Border Tourism Light

It should be a backpacker’s de­light: traveling overland from Bangkok to northeastern Thai­land, crossing the Cambodian border at Banteay Mean­chey, and ending up at...

Gov’t Wants Resistance Commander at Talks

The resistance is ready to send another team to Phnom Penh this week to discuss troop reintegration, but the absence of a key negotiator...

Diplomats Unsure of Poll Boycott’s Impact

Diplomats in Phnom Penh re­acted cautiously Tuesday to the National United Front’s declaration of a boycott of July 26 elections, saying they were uncertain...

Lawmaker Might Leave Town After Published Death Threats

Outspoken parliamentarian Son Chhay (BLDP) said Tuesday he is concerned about a threat on his life published last week in a local newspaper and...

Justice Secretary Says Protocol Pointed to Him

Ouk Vithun, the secretary of state for the Justice Ministry, said Tuesday that if routine government procedure had been followed, he would have been...

Final Members of Constitutional Council to be Named Today

The last three members of the Constitutional Council are expected to be appointed today, establishing the nation’s long-awaited highest legal body, which critics say...

Koh Kong, Thailand Ink Energy Deal

Koh Kong province has agreed to buy $5.2 million worth of electricity from Thailand, the first-ever deal of its kind between Cambo­dia and its...

NUF Declares Boycott of ‘Unfair’ Poll

As voter registration began Monday, the opposition National United Front declared a boycott of the July 26 national elections, saying the polls cannot be...

In Ratanakkiri, Rain is Power

banlung, Ratanakkiri province -This northeastern town may be one of the few places in the world where residents translate rain into kilowatt hours. “Maybe...

Red Cross Returns Defectors to Anlong Veng

Five Red Cross trucks on Mon­day returned the first of thousands of displaced Khmer Rouge defectors back to Anlong Veng, an aid official said....

Opposition Claims Bias in Poll Registration

Opposition politicians claimed Monday that commune officials in several areas were selectively registering only CPP-loyal people to vote in upcoming elections. Reports from the...

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