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Rainsy Rebuffed as City Draws Line in the Park

Despite a threat from authorities not to proceed, Sam Rainsy on Sunday vowed to carry on with a ceremony marking the one year anniversary...

Military Wants KR Leaders Taken Alive

siem reap - The military has devised a strategy to capture al­ive Khmer Rouge leaders Pol Pot, Ta Mok and Nuon Chea, top RCAF...

Political Stress Intensifies As Prince Returns Today

As Phnom Penh prepared for the return of deposed first prime minister Prince Norodom Ran­a­riddh today, diplomats and analysts warned of heightened political tensions....

Sam Rainsy Calls For Strike In Garment Vacation Quarrel

Outspoken government critic Sam Rainsy has called for a general factory strike on April 10 if factories do not agree to provide paid vacations...

Tobacco Industry Tops List of TV, Newspaper Advertisers

The tobacco industry was the leading advertiser in television and newspapers in 1997, according to a report on media advertising in Cambodia. Money from...

Officer With Royalist Links Reported Shot

A Funcinpec security official was reportedly gunned down Saturday night just east of Phnom Penh, a party official said Sunday. The killing, however, hadn’t...

Two Attacks Leave Policeman Dead, Five Hurt

Two men, one a military policeman, were killed by police Sat­urday night in Phnom Penh, while a grenade blast in another part of the...

Impunity Looms Over Poll, Rights Group Says

On the first anniversary of the March 30 grenade attack, Hu­man Rights Watch Asia condem­ned Cambodia’s climate of im­punity and political violence, and said...

Hun Sen Asks King to Deny Military Pardons

Second Prime Minister Hun Sen on Sunday asked King Noro­dom Si­hanouk to deny am­nesties to resistance leaders who have been fighting for the King’s...

New Road to Prosperity Opens in Ex-Khmer Rouge Region

toul poungro village, Banteay Meanchey province - Man Phoeun sat at her roadside food stall, watching the pickup trucks and cars rumble through this...

Stepping Into Tradition

Little girls who grew up destined to dance as their mothers and grandmothers before and young men for whom classical and folkloric art defines...

Annan May Bless July Poll

UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan is expected next week to declare the Cambodian elections scheduled for July fit for continued UN coordination, a UN election...

One Dead in Attack at Chea Sim Pagoda

A woman was killed and 12 people injured in a Thursday night grenade attack at a Takeo province pagoda patronized by CPP President Chea...

RCAF Says Anlong Veng Hard-Liners Lose Control

Senior military officials claimed Thursday that the longtime Khmer Rouge stronghold of Anlong Veng had fallen under the control of rebellious defectors. However, others,...

Businesses Still Wait for Compensation From July Fighting

Nearly nine months after factional fighting erupted in Phnom Penh, leaving burned-out factories, smashed auto dealerships and gas stations without pumps, local businesses are...

Women Revel in Last Laugh At Troupe’s Latest Comedy

Bawdy, gaudy and naughty—Lysistrata and her friends are using all their feminine wiles to keep their menfolk knocking and knocking on the doors of...

Phnom Malai Road Rebuilt

The former Khmer Rouge stronghold of Phnom Malai is now linked to Sisophon and the rest of Cambodia, thanks to the completion of a...

Princess Di’s Brother Shoulders Her Concerns

Earl Spencer, brother of Brit­ain’s late Princess Diana, said Thursday his trip to Cambodia to highlight the struggle against land mines is a debt...

One Year Later, No Justice for Grenade Victims

After the four grenades exploded there was silence. Many in the crowd who moments before had been watching a peaceful demonstration were too stunned...

Police Say Dead Australian Knew Attacker; No Suspects

No suspects have been arrested or identified in connection with the brutal Tuesday murder of an Australian lawyer, Municipal Police said Thursday. The police,...

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UN Rights Group Expresses Concern Over Targeting of Cambodia Opposition

The United Nations’ Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Cambodia on Tuesday expressed concern over the targeting of a number of former opposition officials, suggesting that Prime Minister Hun Sen’s government is engaging in a political witch hunt.