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Prince Wants International Tribunal for KR

Deposed first prime minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh said Saturday that Khmer Rouge leaders responsible for atrocities should be brought before an in­ternational tribunal—not a...

Military Says Resistance Ignores Cease-Fire

Government military spokesmen said Monday that resistance troops continued to ignore the cease-fire declared by deposed first prime minister Prince Nor­o­dom Ranariddh, with one...

Government Flyers Bombard Hard-Line Minds

At about 100 riel each for 500,000 government propaganda leaflets, the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces’s divisive campaign against Khmer Rouge fighters was much more...

No Tribunal, Gov’t Insists, Until After July Elections

The government announced Thursday that no attempt will be made to bring surviving members of the Khmer Rouge leadership to justice for atrocities committed...

Japanese Company Resumes Search for Oil in the Tonle Sap

A Japanese oil company is wrapping up a massive survey of the Tonle Sap and Mekong river basins that will determine whe­ther the area...

All Major Parties Beat Registration Deadline

Both Funcinpec and the Sam Rainsy Party waited until the final hours Thursday to submit their registration applications and candidate lists for upcoming elections....

RCAF Expecting Long, Drawn-Out Battle

siem reap town - Top military com­­manders trying to eradicate guerrillas from the inhospitable Dangrek Mountains acknowledged on Thursday that a fight they have...

PMs Seek to Neutralize Role Of Int’l Election Observers

The two prime ministers have asked the UN to limit the role of international observers in upcoming elections, proposing changes that electoral watchdogs say...

Rice Prices Rise—Some Blame Market, Others Point to Weather

Sim Toeur journeyed to Ph­nom Penh on Wednesday to sell her excess rice. But the 20-year-old from Battambang prov­ince’s Mong Russei district and other...

Cambodia’s Navy Faces Its Most Serious Enemy: Malaria

koh puolo wai, Koh Kong pro­vince - On Cambodia’s most distant military base, soldiers sit on the island’s picture-perfect shores and fight off their...

Mountain 200—Oasis of the Combat Zone

siem reap town - On the RCAF’s tactical map at Anlong Veng, Moun­tain 200 is the object of blue and black arrows that represent...

Vote-Counting Compromise Met Tepidly

The compromise to count the ballots from upcoming elections at the commune level instead of at village polling stations is a step in the...

Two Hospitals Vie to Help Siem Reap’s Young

For now, the stretch of land west of the road that leads from Siem Reap town to Angkor Wat is undeveloped and set off...

Commune-Level Vote Count Agreed

With the National Assembly paralyzed by an opposition boycott, Second Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday took the extraordinary step of telephoning his rival,...

UN Envoy Blasts Anti-Vietnamese Statements

The UN’s top human rights envoy for Cambodia has condemned the massacre of ethnic Viet­na­mese and others last month in Kompong Chhnang province and...

Officials Warn of Overfishing on Tonle Sap Lake

Environment officials warned at a conference Tuesday that overfishing and deforestation threaten to destroy the unique ecosystem of the Tonle Sap lake. “The great...

Nine Parties Registered; Extension Sought

Two days before the closing of party registration for elections, only nine of the 44 eligible parties have applied and the Sam Rainsy Party...

Australians to Aid in Murder Investigation

Australian police are planning to come to Phnom Penh to help local police still stumped by the murder of an Australian lawyer, a senior...

Prince Ranariddh Returns to Register Party

Deposed first prime minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh re­turned to Phnom Penh apparently for good Monday, vowing to enter his party for elections be­fore the...

Boycott Could Mean Dissolution, PM Says

Second Prime Minister Hun Sen warned boycotting opposition parliamentarians on Monday that he and First Prime Minister Ung Huot would remain in power indefinitely...

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Witness of history: Who is Cambodia’s Queen Mother?

Today marks the 82nd birthday of Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk of Cambodia. Julio Jeldres, who served as the senior private secretary and special assistant to the late King Father Norodom Sihanouk for 12 years and has written extensively on the Cambodian royal family, provides insight into the life of Cambodia’s Queen Mother, whom he describes as “a witness of history”

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