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Czech-Born Photographer Focuses on Documenting Temples

“It was my dream of Angkor,” Jaroslav Poncar says of his photograph of rain slanting into one of the two impossibly long galleries at...

CPP to Plan Poll Strategy At Meeting

Cambodian People’s Party officials will discuss campaign strategy, but not the party’s leadership hierarchy, at a four-day central committee meeting beginning today, party officials...

Resistance General Rebuffs Gov’t Cease-Fire Demands

Resistance General Nhiek Bun Chhay rejected government cease-fire terms Monday, while a senior RCAF general expressed surprise at his former colleague’s response. Nhiek Bun...

Kampot Land Sale Prompts Warning By Second Premier

Kampot provincial officials will investigate the sale of land to a company owned by tycoon Teng Bunma—a transaction that has elicited a strong warning...

Observers View First Trial As Mere Procedural Step

The trial of deposed first prime minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh on charges of illegally importing weapons is set to go ahead Wednesday, with few...

Prince Faced With Second Court Date

The Military Court formally summoned deposed first prime minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh and two resistance generals Monday to appear March 17 on charges of...

CPP to Plan Poll Strategy At Meeting

Cambodian People’s Party officials will discuss campaign strategy, but not the party’s leadership hierarchy, at a four-day central committee meeting beginning today, party officials...

Resistance General Rebuffs Gov’t Cease-Fire Demands

Resistance General Nhiek Bun Chhay rejected government cease-fire terms Monday, while a senior RCAF general expressed surprise at his former colleague’s response. Nhiek Bun...

PM Defends Pailin Aid in Written Retort

First Prime Minister Ung Huot’s office has responded testily to criticism by royal confidante and satirist Ruom Ritt over the premier’s donation to form­­er...

Protesters Damage Factory

Employees angry over alleged mistreatment by security guards threw rocks and damaged a gate of a Taiwanese garment factory at a protest Saturday, police...

Racing Fan Hopes Cambodians Join Him on the Fast Track

Philippe Lenain spreads out the blueprint for his $500,000 go-cart track being built near Phnom Penh. There’s everything the small-scale race enthusiast would want:...

Assembly Won’t Vote on Punishing Son Soubert

The case of National Assembly Second Vice President Son Soubert will not be decided by parliamentary vote, the Assembly’s acting president said Sunday. Loy...

Care for HIV-Infected Now a Family Concern

Sothea remembers her panic three years ago when her daughter and newborn granddaughter tested positive for HIV. The 60-year-old woman feared she would contract...

First Psychiatry Graduates to Boost Country’s Health Care

Cambodia’s mental health care program took a significant step forward Friday with the first-ever graduation of locally trained psychiatrists. “Some said it was too...

AIDS Hospice Does the Work of 12 Families

Sok Heng is 7 years old, an AIDS patient and an orphan. Although it is unknown how she contracted the disease, her family kicked...

Gov’t, Resistance Agree to Cease-fire

Following weeks of international diplomacy, government and resistance forces agreed on Fri­day to a ceasefire, officials said.​​​ If the agreement holds, it would bring to...

Angkor Jazz Mixes Musical Cultures

he difference in cultures was obvious when three gregarious French musicians came bounding up the stairs toward a small group of Khmer musicians, showering...

Coping With Cambodia

Don’t give people a watch for their birthday, because it reminds them that life is short. Don’t talk about “loving” in front of a...

Government To Terminate Swiss Inspection Firm’s Contract

The government has decided to terminate a pre-shipment in­spection contract with a Swiss firm and has started searching for another contractor. Top officials of...

Cracks Put Future of Historic Buildings in Doubt

Running down the middle of Mak Sitha’s newly renovated fashion boutique in Phnom Penh is a crack that is splitting her floor tiles in...

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Cambodian journalists charged with espionage denied bail

A court in Cambodia on Thursday declined to grant bail to two journalists who have been charged with espionage for filing news reports to a U.S.-funded radio station.

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