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Flying Tigers’ Pay Doubled

An elite police force was back at work Wednesday with new uniforms and doubled salaries, helping to control street clashes in Phnom Penh. All...

Nguon Soeur Urges Pardons

Khmer Citizen’s Party Pres­ident Nguon Soeur has asked King Norodom Sihanouk to consider pardoning two princes and four prominent generals, but the King responded...

RCAF Flies Defectors to New Base

o bai tap, Oddar Meanchey province - An RCAF helicopter landed at Anlong Veng village for the first time in four years Tues­day afternoon....

Prince Rouses Rally With Victory Vows

Amid thousands of cheering supporters, deposed first prime minister Prince Norodom Ran­a­riddh led a rousing rally at his restored party headquarters, vowing to lead...

Land Title Problems Deter Free-Trade Zones

Long-standing plans to set up industrial and free-trade zones in Cambodia have failed to take off because of a lack of land title laws,...

Former Assembly Head Wants Election Arbiter

Chausen Cocsal Chhum, president of the National Assembly from 1959 to 1968, called Friday for the critical Constitutional Council to be formed immediately. “I...

Parliamentarians Argue Vote-Count Locale

BLDP-Son Sann parliamentarian Kem Sokha said Tuesday that if votes are counted at the commune and village level, elections scheduled for July will not...

Broadcast Media Ignore Ranariddh’s Return

While the return of deposed first prime minister Prince Nor­o­dom Ranariddh to Cambo­dia was the top story in the world media much of Monday,...

Survey Respondents Urge PM To End Corruption, Logging

About 2,000 Cambodians have responded to First Prime Min­ister Ung Huot’s “People’s Opin­ion Poll” and the verdict is: eliminate corruption, raise sal­aries, improve living...

Government Plans Crackdown On Angkor Wat Deforestation

In efforts to stop tree-cutting in the historic Angkor Wat area, government officials said they will fine 33 villagers and investigate provincial authorities. Seng...

Gov’t Retains Development Contracts

Although there is little hope that Malaysia’s Ariston or YTL corporations will continue proposed development projects in Cambodia, the government has not yet decided...

City to Develop Public Gardens

Phnom Penh Municipality has agreed to lease two run-down public gardens for use as gas stations in exchange for $1,000 a month in tax...

Factions Tear Police, Army, Minister Says

Interior co-Minister Sar Kheng warned Monday of political splits in Cambodia’s army and police departments and said the divisions could “sink the nation.” Speaking...

Prince Met by Scores Upon Return

Nearly nine months after he left his homeland, deposed first prime minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh returned to Cambodia on Monday to be greeted by...

Dairy to Open By Year’s End

Cambodia’s first fresh milk dairy in decades could be in operation as early as the end of the year, Nestle Ltd Business Dev­elopment Manager...

Additional Bangkok Flights Spur Skepticism

Bangkok Airways has been given the green light to add an additional daily flight to its Bangkok-Siem Reap schedule, an airline representative said Mon­day....

Former Resistance General Harangues Prince

A Funcinpec resistance general who pledged loyalty Friday to the government, has verbally attack­ed Prince Norodom Rana­riddh in an interview rebroadcast several times on...

Gov’t, Defectors Hold Preah Vihear Temple

preah vihear temple, Preah Vihear province - A mixed force of RCAF troops and newly defected hard-line Khmer Rouge control this historic mountaintop temple,...

For at Least a Day, People Find it’s Good to be Funcinpec

The last nine months may have belonged to the CPP and its al­lies, but Monday was virtually all Fun­cinpec as thousands of party loyalists...

Mourners Mark Anniversary of March 30 Grenade Attack

Mourners peacefully marked the one-year anniversary of the deadly March 30 grenade attack Monday as city authorities let the religious ceremony and demonstration continue...

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UN Rights Group Expresses Concern Over Targeting of Cambodia Opposition

The United Nations’ Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Cambodia on Tuesday expressed concern over the targeting of a number of former opposition officials, suggesting that Prime Minister Hun Sen’s government is engaging in a political witch hunt.