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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...

Quiet Departure for KRT Victims Coordinator

With emotions beginning to settle after Monday’s verdict in the Duch trial, civil party lawyers yesterday expressed regret at the quiet departure of the...

New Slogan Sought to Further Boost Tourism

With tourism on the rise, officials are looking for ways to maximize profits: safety, infrastructure—and a slogan. Some 60 officials with vested interest in...

Trademark Law Discussed

Commerce Minister Cham Pra­sidh opened a two-day seminar on intellectual property rights Thursday, emphasizing Cambod­ia’s commitment to protecting trade­marks and copyrights. “The Kingdom of...

Researchers Say Evidence Clearly Implicates Ta Mok, Duch

Genocide resear­chers believe they have organized enough potential evidence to support strong prosecutions of captured rebel leader Ta Mok and jailed prison warden Duch,...

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