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Anti-Malaria Drive Launched for Khmer Rouge Defectors

Khmer Rouge defectors from the former rebel stronghold of Anlong Veng are getting help this week to fight malaria. Health workers from the Na­tional...

VN Air Can Challenge Report

Vietnam Airlines has 60 days to challenge the report on the crash of Flight 815 last September before the findings are finalized, Sok Sam­baur,...

PM Aide Accused of Real-Estate Swindle

Cambodia’s minister of culture on Wednesday accused a legal affairs adviser of Second Prime Minister Hun Sen of swindling the government out of $1.25...

Phnom Penh Merchants Get Advice on Thwarting Kidnappings

Private security consultants warned local business leaders Wednesday to stay alert and refrain from “loose talk,” or they run a greater risk of be­coming...

UN Report Rips Official Conclusions on Political Slayings

A UN human rights report up­dating alleged cases of political killings has slammed the authorities here for dismissing the murders as ordinary crimes without...

Prince Says Free and Fair Elections Are ‘Far Away’

takhmau - In his first public appearance outside Phnom Penh since returning from exile, de­posed first prime minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh said Wed­nes­­day that...

US Limits Election Aid to Observers, Local NGOs

The US government has decided to donate $2.3 million for upcoming elections, but none of the funds will go to the National Election Committee...

UN Report Blisters Probe Of Extrajudicial Killings

A new UN report lambastes the government for failing to in­vestigate alleged politically motivated killings, saying its efforts to solve the crimes have lacked...

Government Scrambles to Keep Riel from Crashing

Cambodia’s central bank and key ministers are scrambling to figure out ways to stabilize the country’s currency in the run-up to the scheduled July...

Pharmacy Sting Put on Hold

The Ministry of Health has put off a crackdown on about 600 un­licensed pharmacies in Phnom Penh until a new government is el­ected, health...

AKP Staffers Want Sale Shares

Staff members at Agence Khmere de Presse are threatening to demonstrate if they do not receive $200 each from the sale of Ministry of...

700 Would-Be Paralympians To Vie for Nat’l Team Spots

About 700 disabled athletes will compete in a two-day athletic meet starting today at Olympic Stadium, according to event organizers. The athletes are competing...

Employees Rally Against Boss For Proceeds of Building Sale

More than 20 Ministry of Cul­ture employees demonstrated in front of the ministry’s headquarters on Monivong Boulevard on Monday and Tuesday, accusing their boss...

Khann Savoeun Prepared to Stand for F’pec

Former Military Region 4 Commander Khann Savoeun will stand for election to the National Assembly as a Funcinpec candidate in Kompong Cham, a party...

NEC Regulates Propaganda on the Airwaves

The National Election Com­mittee issued regulations on media access Monday, banning political advertisements from the airwaves except on state-run media during the 30-day campaign...

Logging Patrol Plan Hinges on Armed Rangers

Imagine 700 well-armed and well-trained rangers in camouflage uniforms patrolling Cam­bodia’s forests for illegal loggers. That is the centerpiece of a proposal to restore...

Kidnappers Strike Again In Capital

The daughter of a prominent French-Cambodian businessman was kidnapped and freed last week, the latest in a spate of abductions terrorizing the capital’s affluent....

‘Registration’ Strike Halted

More than 100 workers at a South Korean garment factory with a history of labor problems staged a one-day strike Monday, claiming they had...

Howes Murdered, British State

More than two years after his disappearance, the British For­eign Offiice finally has concluded that deminer Christopher Howes was murdered in the then-rebel stronghold...

400 Protest Undelivered Jobs

Four hundred demonstrators gathered in front of the Ministry of Interior on Monday, saying they were cheated out of $20 to $250 each when...

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National Assembly Boycott Signals Tougher Diplomatic Stance

When the opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) boycotted the opening of parliament following the 2013 national election, diplomats from countries that support democracy were left in a bind: should they attend an event that would legitimize what many viewed as a stolen election or ignore an invitation from the head of state who had accepted their credentials?

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