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NEC Claims 1.4 Million Registered

The National Election Com­mittee estimates about 1.4 million voters have been registered for upcoming elections in the past week, an NEC spokes­man said Monday....

F’pec Criticizes Registration

Funcinpec officials charged electoral staff Monday with deliberately excluding opposition supporters from voter registration, joining a chorus of protests ag­ainst the registration process. The...

Prince’s Support Team Here

An advance team of supporters of deposed first prime minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh arriv­ed in Phnom Penh on Wednes­day with a mandate from the...

‘Free and Fair’ Elections Quizzed At Seminar

On what marked the fifth an­niversary of the UN-sponsored ­elections, policy makers grappled last weekend with such thorny ’98 campaign issues as voter intimidation...

Food Prices 20% Higher As Riel Dips

As Cambodia’s riel continues its gradual downhill slide against the dollar, prices for foodstuffs have increased by an average of 20 percent in recent...

Official Solicits Anti-Drug Aid

A top anti-drug official has called for international assistance in combating the narcotics trade and money laundering in Cam­bodia, saying the country is be­coming...

Princess Speaks of Commitment to Candidacy

At first glance, one might perceive Princess Vacheara Dumont as a reluctant candidate. After all, she agreed to run for a National Assembly seat...

Complaints Voiced of ‘Vietnamese Voters’

Responding to complaints that non-Cambodians may be registering to vote in upcoming elections, the National Election Com­mittee general secretary urged political parties Saturday to...

Two More Hours to Register

In a concession to union leaders who worry that garment workers are unable to get to poll registration centers, the National Election Committee will...

Opposition Parties Resume Canvassing in Ratanakkiri

banlung, Ratanakkiri - When news of fighting in Phnom Penh reached this remote northeastern province in July, opposition party members took down their signs...

CMAC Trains New Generation of Landmine Detection

Ten squirming puppies born recently in Phnom Penh represent a new generation of landmine detection in Cambodia. The Cambodian Mine Action Center bred the dogs,...

Top Court Avers Gov’t Interference

A government lawyer has asked municipal authorities to ignore a Supreme Court decision  in a long-running land dispute, igniting charges that the government is...

Latest Clashes Aggravate Land Mine Problem

siem reap town - Sok Seap, 34, said he defected to the government from the hard-line rebels in Anlong Veng because he was tired...

Ta Mok Still Holding Out

siem reap town - Khmer Rouge warlord Ta Mok is resisting government forces west of Anlong Veng along the Thai border, a senior RCAF...

Latest Clashes Aggravate Land Mine Problem

siem reap town - Sok Seap, 34, said he defected to the government from the hard-line rebels in Anlong Veng because he was tired...

Lawmaker Traces Death Threat to Newspaper

Outspoken opposition parliamentarian Son Chhay said this week that he received another threat on his life—which he said he traced via his mobile phone...

Key Legal Council Stacked in Favor of CPP

The final three members of the Constitutional Council were ap­pointed Thursday, stacking the country’s highest legal appeals body in favor of the CPP. Members...

King Sends PMs Vannak Amnesty Requests

King Norodom Sihanouk has forwarded to the two prime ministers requests for amnesties for Sam Rainsy’s former security chief and two other men convicted...

Tea Banh to Look After Poll Security

The Council of Ministers last week appointed Defense co-Minister Tea Banh to oversee election security, although a comprehensive security plan is still in the...

Identification Complaints Force NEC to Issue Order

Widespread complaints of prospective voters being turned away from registration centers forced the National Election Committee to issue strict orders Wednesday that no one...

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China Pledges $10 Billion in Support to Cambodia as Relations With...

China's pledge followed a meeting between Prime Minister Hun Sen and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday on the third day of the prime minister's four-day visit to Beijing.

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