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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...

Officials Deny Shift in Policy By Hun Sen on KR Tribunal

Spokesmen for the government and for Second Prime Minister Hun Sen denied Mon­day that the premier has backed off of support for an international...

RCAF Pushes to Border; KR Leaders Remain Free

Second Prime Minister Hun Sen named five military officials Monday to negotiate the reintegration of forces loyal to deposed prime minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh...

Theater Showcase Gives Actors, Audiences a Classic Perspective

Two classically trained act­ors—one Japanese, one British—brought their special brand of cross-cultural theatrical experience to Cambodia on Sunday. In a press conference at the...

Hun Sen Wants KR Ideas Dead

Second Prime Minister Hun Sen refused to say on Sunday whether he believed Pol Pot was dead. Instead, he said the most important issue...

Thai Governor Vows to Protest Against Piracy

A series of alleged hijackings of Thai trawlers by Cambodian troops has spurred a pledge by a Thai regional governor to protest  to Cambodian...

Group Seeks Justice in Kandal Man’s Slaying

A human rights group has condemned the execution earlier this month of a Kandal-province man whom the group says allegedly was tied to a...

Rights Group, Authorities Differ on Attack

As an international rights group condemned the Saturday grenade attack on a Son Sann party activist, Takeo authorities continued to insist the crime was...

Only Security Will Lure Back US Tourists, Says Operator

A visiting US tour operator said Wednesday that Cambodia has the potential to become a popular tourist destination for Americans if political stability is...

NUF Sets Boycott Deadline

The National United Front has set a deadline of May 18 for the government to meet four conditions it says are necessary for free...

NEC Still Awaits Ministry Payroll Transfer

The National Election Com­mittee is still waiting for a transfer of $1 million from the Ministry of Finance so it can meet its July...

Businesswomen Credit Micro-Loan Program

A Phnom Penh merchant explained Wednesday how she parlayed a loan worth $22 into one worth $270 as well as a prosperous fruit and...

First PM Vows to ‘Cut Red Tape;’ Businesses Wait to See It

Investment will thrive in a nation free of red tape and unnecessary bureaucracy, First Prime Minister Ung Huot told a gathering of foreign investors...

Opposition Starts National Assembly Boycott

Opposition parliamentarians began a boycott Wednesday aimed at shutting down the National Assembly until the government agrees to negotiations on upcoming elections, lawmakers said....

Hun Sen Vows to Seal Link of KR, ‘Others’

In his first public appearance in nearly two months, Second Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday hailed the collapse of the Khmer Rouge and...

Anlong Veng to Follow Pailin’s Model, Gov’t Officials Say

The government will set up an administrative system at Anlong Veng similar to those in place at the prominent former rebel zones of Pailin...

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Crypto Trading Without License Is ‘Illegal,’ Cambodian Regulators Say

Authorities in Cambodia have announced that domestic investors are now required to obtain a license in order to purchase, sell or trade cryptocurrencies – activities that would be otherwise regarded as illegal.

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