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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...

NEC Sets Up Special Panel to Examine Fraud

The National Election Com­mittee set up a special commission Thursday to look into reports of election fraud and in­timidation, as an Asia-based ob­server group...

Hammarberg Warns Against Revenge Killings

The UN’s top human rights envoy on Thursday called on political leaders to temper the reactions of their party activists as the results of...

Seat Allotment Vexes Nation’s Poll Watchers

A more sophisticated version of the formula used to calculate National Assembly seats ap­peared to have emerged Thurs­day night, causing confusion at one of...

New Security Ministry Expected by Generals Say

A Ministry of National Security will be created shortly after the new government is formed, three CPP generals said this week. Jurisdiction for the...

Opposition’s Rank and File Run to Capital

An undetermined number of opposition party members and organizers have fled their home provinces and are crowding party headquarters in Phnom Penh, citing threats...

Phnom Penh Voters Quiet on Poll Results Elections

Many Cambodians said Thurs­day they couldn’t believe the preliminary results from Sunday’s elections—which show the CPP winning—but others were happy and said the polls...

NEC Says Late Changes Affected Observers

battambang town - A top Nat­ional Election Committee official said here Wednesday that a lack of observers in many commune election commissions during the...

Big Names Heading Smaller Parties Left Out

First Prime Minister Ung Huot appears to be out. National As­sembly First Vice Chairman Loy Sim Chheang and Second Vice Chairman Son Soubert are...

Squabble Breaks Out Over Observer Limits

kompong cham town - Tempers flared briefly Wednesday morning at the provincial election commission headquarters, when party agents discovered they had far too few...

EU Says Wait on Final Verdict for Credible Poll

European Union Special Repre­sentative Glenys Kinnock put a stamp of approval on the elections and ballot counting, but said final international judgment should wait....

Support Grows for Opposition Charges

16 Parties Allege  Election Violations Funcinpec filed a complaint Wednesday on alleged election irregularities as its opposition National United Front ally Sam Rainsy welcomed 12...

$40M Deal Gives Agriculture Welcome Boost

A Chinese company has been given the go-ahead to set up a $40 million plantation in Kom­pong Speu province, Agriculture Min­istry officials said Wed­nesday....

Business Community Pleased With Peaceful Polls, Results

Members of Phnom Penh’s business community said Wed­nesday they are pleased with the preliminary election results, and that a CPP-led coalition government will be...

Hun Sen to Meet King Today

The CPP will either form a coalition with Funcinpec or move to change the Constitution to allow the party to form a government alone,...

UN Office Investigates 12 Additional Killings

The Cambodia Office of the UN High Commissioner for Hu­man Rights is investigating 12 additional killings that may be related to elections, according to...

Polls Don’t Affect Riel

Cambodia’s currency re­mained steady in the wake of Sunday’s polls, defying analysts who had predicted the riel would plummet to 5,000 riel to the...

Regional, Local Observers OK Ballot Counting

Local and regional observer groups said Tuesday that despite irregularities, the counting pro­cess for Sunday’s polls was “credible.” But one observer group, the Asian...

US Groups Call Election Successful Exercise

Cambodians appear to have overcome pre-election violence and intimidation to independently demonstrate their political will, a joint US observer group said Tuesday. “What we...

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Timber Company in Cambodia Continues to Collect Wood From Protected Forest...

A timber company in Cambodia is ignoring environmental protection laws by transporting felled trees by night from protected forests in the country, activists said on Monday.