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UN May Help Mediate Enduring Cease-Fire

A visiting UN envoy offered help to bring about a permanent cease-fire between the warring government and resistance factions in Cambodia’s northwest, First Prime...

Finance Chief Appeals for More Aid to Pay Poll Costs

Finance Minister Keat Chhon called Wednesday for more international assistance for Cam­bodia’s elections, as estimated poll costs have soared from $21 million to between...

VN Airlines Awaits OK for Daily Flights

Vietnam Airlines flew four trial charter flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap last weekend, but is still waiting for government approval...

UN, Troika Envoys Arrive To Check Political Reality

Two envoys, one from the UN and another from the Asean “troika,” arrived Tuesday to assess the political climate in Cambodia leading up to...

Hun Sen Cancels Schedule to Grieve for Mother

Second Prime Minister Hun Sen canceled all public appearances this week to mourn the death of his 79-year-old mother, Di Pok, who died at...

Assembly to Review Constitutional Council

The National Assembly today will take up a long-awaited draft law on the formation of the Con­stitutional Council, the body charged with ensuring the...

Sam Rainsy Says Government Is on ‘Mission of Devastation’

Sam Rainsy charged the government Tuesday with corruption and carrying out a mission to devastate the country through war and deforestation. “The government leaders...

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...

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Prime Minister Hun Sen announces free legal aid for garment workers

Prime Minister Hun Sen announced on Wednesday that factory workers will have access to legal representation free of charge once his volunteer group of his lawyers is established, while civil society groups say the government should instead improve labour law enforcement.

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