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Visa Practice to Involve Official Business Only

A dispatch from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will end the practice of issuing official visas to dignitaries and foreign aid workers upon arrival...

UN Envoy Singles Out Thumbprint Program

UN human rights envoy Tho­mas Hammarberg on Wed­nes­day singled out the CPP’s thumb­print campaign as a violation of voters’ rights and one of “many...

Government Sits on Swiss Gold Cache

A $135 million horde of gold in a Swiss bank account recently awarded to the Cambodian government will probably remain in the account for...

Hun Sen Finds Garment Jobs For Bassac Camp Squatters

Second Prime Minister Hun Sen said he has procured 2,000 jobs in garment factories for squatters in Phnom Penh. “I have talked with ...

200 Garment Workers Protest Low Wages, Forced Overtime

About 200 garment factory workers marched to the National Assembly and the US Embassy on Tuesday morning demanding higher pay and the end to...

Remote Villages Gauge Success of Anti-Malaria Campaign

Health workers this week will visit Ka Chok village in Ratana­k­kiri province to assess a village that had one of the highest-ever recorded malaria...

Ratanakkiri Attacks Poaching

Ratanakkiri authorities are clamping down on animal poachers and traffickers in response to the reported decline in wild animal numbers, officials said Tues­day. Ratanakkiri...

Extradition Said Unlikely For Generals

The extradition treaty signed last week in Bangkok is unlikely to bring renegade generals Nhiek Bun Chhay and Serey Kosal back to Cambodia to...

Hun Sen Promises to Share Power if CPP Wins Election

Second Prime Minister Hun Sen vowed Tuesday not to cling to power if his party loses the national elections, and promised that his Cambodian...

RCAF Claims Capture of KR Tanks, Contested Border Zone

Top security officials on Tues­day claimed that government troops have captured the Khmer Rouge’s last two tanks, north of Anlong Veng. Meas Sophea, the...

Defectors Describe Modern-Day Killing Field

o bai tap, Siem Reap province - Through the bars on his prison window in Anlong Veng’s O Keng Kong prison, Krom Khuon could...

Souped-Up Eateries Make Inroads With Phnom Penh Diners

Steam rises from the electric hot pot and wafts into Hang Sobaya’s face as he scoops meat, broth and vegetables into a bowl at...

Prince’s Camp Blasts Bickering—and Bickerer

A spokesman for deposed first prime minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh on Monday called for unity among opposition parties, saying that bickering would only weaken...

Allies Fume Over Prince’s Leadership

Less than a week after he re­turned to Cambodia to take his presumed place as head of the opposition, deposed first prime minister Prince...

Ministry Helps Job-Hunters

Cambodians looking for work in one of Phnom Penh’s garment factories will soon be able to get help from the Ministry of Com­merce. The...

UN Seeks Different Role in Poll

Nour-Eddine Driss wants to make one thing absolutely clear: “This is not Untac,” the UN’s top elections official said last week. “The UN is...

Hun Sen Asks For Peaceful Campaigning

Second Prime Minister Hun Sen appealed for a peaceful campaign season Saturday and urged citizens to turn in “intimidators.” “Vote for the party you...

Leads on Killings Reported

Second Prime Minister Hun Sen met with Thomas Hammar­berg on Sunday for the first time in eight months, reportedly tell­ing the Stockholm-based rights official...

Dengue Cases Down, But Rainy Season Looms

The number of people contracting dengue fever in Phnom Penh has dropped since January, when a high incidence of the illness triggered health alerts....

Road, Water To Improve Refugee Life

o bai tap, Siem Reap province - Two major projects aimed at improving living conditions for the nearly 6,000 internal refugees living here are...

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