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New TV Program Aims to Foster Leadership Qualities

The qualities of leadership will be explored in a 12-part television series that hopes to encourage Cambo­dians to take the lead in all walks...

Prince’s Arms Shipment Legal, Official Says

A weapons procurer for the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces and close adviser to deposed first prime minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh said Monday there was...

Deminer Encourages Active Life Without Limbs

Running 20 marathons in two years is a mean feat, but Briton Chris Moon has done it with a prosthetic foot and arm. Moon...

BLDP Wing To Rename For Son Sann

The Son Sann faction of the divided BLDP is planning to re­name itself after its political lead­er, party activists said Mon­day. But the faction...

Vendors Rail Against New Market Plan

About 130 vendors from Kom­pong Cham province demonstrated at the National As­sembly in Ph­nom Penh on Monday against plans for a new market in...

City School Rejects Business Merger Offer

A Thai shareholder in a residential development company on the outskirts of the city said the Interna­tional School of Phnom Penh has rejected a...

Event Highlights Women’s Status

Nearly half of the children enrolled in preschool in Cambodia in recent years were girls. But at the other end of the educational process,...

Breaking Traditions

International Women’s Day comes Sunday to Cambodia—a nation without domestic violence laws, a staggering gap of opportunities between men and women, and pitfalls for...

UN Presses Ministry to Protect Hill Tribes in Logging Dispute

UN human rights officials are seeking to reverse the government’s position on new logging concessions, in a push for the rights of the indigenous...

Sihanoukville Program Makes Sailors Out of Street Kids

sihanoukville - In 1995, Voeun Dara was a street child in Ba­t­tambang. Then 16 years old, the orphan—his body infected with tuberculosis—sold ice cream...

Authorities Won’t Yet Reveal Reason for VN Airlines Crash

More than six months after the crash of a Vietnam Airlines jet near Pochentong Airport, Cam­bo­dian aviation authorities say they now know the cause...

CPP Rejects Delay in Polling, Asks Donors to Deliver Funds

The Cambodian People’s Party ended a four-day meeting Friday with former head of state Heng Samrin announcing that the party firmly opposes delaying the...

Funcinpec Wants T-Shirt Probe

What’s in a party name and logo? A potential political flap. Funcinpec party officials have accused an unidentified political group of illegally printing as...

Phnom Penh Residents Fear Return to Violence

Chan Satum said Friday night’s shooting has convinced him to close his small family restaurant at night, and rely instead on selling fruit during...

Police Turf War Blamed For Gunfire

Hard feelings between military police and anti-drug police, perhaps over recent drug crackdowns, were blamed for gunfire in downtown Phnom Penh on Friday night,...

Federation in Fiscal Scoring Slump

Cambodian Football Federation (CFF) officials are in a fiscal scoring slump, claiming a sponsorship agreement with Marlboro is unfairly depriving the league of revenue....

Law Abandons Domestic-Violence Victims

For Cambodian women who are victims of domestic violence, seeking legal assistance can be a daunting task. It can also be a lonely one,...

Restarting Cambodia’s Football Legacy

Compared with sacred events at such hallowed football shrines as Manchester’s “Old Trafford” or Aztec Stadium in Mexico City, weekend Marlboro League matches at...

A Chance to Heal Old Wounds

Deep inside the Vietnam Women’s Museum in the heart of Hanoi, down a dimly lit corridor, a spotlight illuminates a few scraggly strands of...

Rights Workers Question Hospitals’ Ethics

Sat Sokun was asleep Wednes­day when a stray bullet meant for a Funcinpec general slammed through the wall of her room and ended up...

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National Assembly Boycott Signals Tougher Diplomatic Stance

When the opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) boycotted the opening of parliament following the 2013 national election, diplomats from countries that support democracy were left in a bind: should they attend an event that would legitimize what many viewed as a stolen election or ignore an invitation from the head of state who had accepted their credentials?

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