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Ranariddh: Paet Arrest Political

Prince Norodom Ranariddh added his voice Monday to mounting accusations that Sec­ond Prime Minister Hun Sen delayed the arrest of former Khmer Rouge commander...

F’pec Party Agents Flee To Capital

Four Funcinpec activists fled to Phnom Penh from Takeo and Koh Kong on Monday, claiming their lives were at risk if they continued working...

For Ted Ngoy It’s Back to ‘Simple Businessman’

After failing to gain a seat for the second straight election, flamboyant Cambodian-American businessman Ted Ngoy is clearly disappointed. His back is sore, his...

Formula Challenges Persist

Opposition groups and political analysts Monday continued to challenge the legality of a controversial mathematical formula used to calculate National Assem­bly seats approved by...

Preah Vihear Opens Again, Draws Crowd Crowd

After closing five years ago because of rebel activity, the an­cient Cambodian hilltop temple of Preah Vihear reopened for tour­ists on Saturday, attracting thou­sands...

Hun Sen Calls for Quick Formation of Gov’t

Second Prime Minister Hun Sen on Saturday called for the speedy formation of the new government following the July 26 polls, saying the monarch’s...

PM Wants Intimidation Reports Investigated

Second Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered investigations Sun­day of alleged post-election intimidation, but warned authorities to be vigilant against bogus complaints. “I order all...

Nicfec Notes Election Fraud

A national observer group said Saturday it saw intimidation, at least one case of ballot-stuffing and other irregularities. The report by the Neutral and...

Preliminary, Verified Election Results Expected by Tuesday

The National Election Com­mittee on Saturday said preliminary results might take until Tuesday to complete, because counts still needed to be verified. NEC spokesman...

Nuon Paet Arrested in ’94 Murders

Operation’s Timing Raises Suspicions In the Pailin area, former Khmer Rouge commander Nuon Paet was a familiar face. One Pailin resident last week de­scribed how...

Funcinpec Gathers Evidence for NEC

As Funcinpec party officials put together their case alleging electoral cheating, three provinces and a municipality have emerged as locations of widespread abuses, a...

Rainsy Gets F’Pec Votes, Survey Says

The Sam Rainsy Party in Sun­day’s election took votes from people who in 1993 voted for Prince Norodom Ranarridh’s Funcinpec party, a Japanese survey...

Group Documents Threats

A prominent Cambodian hu­man rights group has released a report documenting violent threats against opposition party members after Sunday’s election. “We would like the...

Revised Formula to Increase CPP Victory Margin

The National Election Committee refined its formula for allocating parliamentary seats in May, a little-noticed change almost guaranteed to benefit the winning party in...

CPP Stands Tall While Divided Opposition Falls

The numbers speak for themselves. In the 1993 UN-run elections, Funcinpec received 45 percent of the vote nationwide. Five years later, partial NEC results of...

PM’s Gov’t Plan is Just Beginning

It came as a surprise to many. Only a day after dismissing the possibility of a coalition deal with dissident Sam Rainsy, Second Prime Minister...

Hun Sen Now Wants 3-Party Coalition

Sihanouk Also OKs Plan, 2nd PM Says siem reap - In an effort to break a political deadlock, Second Prime Minister Hun Sen said Thursday...

Battambang Farmers Worrying July Drought May Stunt Crops

battambang town - Faced with rice fields turning brown and red, farmers and agriculture officials are worried over next year’s food levels in this...

Jailed Bank Boss Still Awaits Pardon, Release From Prison

A jailed bank director awaiting a pardon from King Norodom Sihanouk is still in prison while his paperwork is being held up at  the...

Banned Observer Groups Say NEC’s Actions Led to Fraud For Denied Entrance to Polls

Election observers barred from polling stations blame the Na­tional Election Committee for election irregularities that they say were caused by the last-minute ban on...

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