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Promotions Abound as Mobile-Phone Marketing Wars Heat Up

Turn on the television or flip open any newspaper and advertisements for mobile phones will leap out at you. While telecommunications companies have generally...

Street Fights Erupt Among Demonstrators

Club-wielding protesters ag­ainst Prince Norodom Ranariddh clashed with Funcinpec loyalists at the foot of Wat Phnom early Wed­­nesday evening—culminating a day of political protests...

RCAF Chopper Crippled in Minefield, British Diplomat Among Trio Injured

siem reap - The second RCAF helicopter in more than five years to try to land at the former Khmer Rouge outpost at Preah...

Military to Launch Full Attack in One Week

siem reap - Senior military officials here said Wednesday that a “large-scale” attack on guerrillas hunkered down in the heavily forested Dangrek Mountains about...

German Aid Gives Cover to Malarial Villages

Children living in a group of villages in Kampot will no longer face the deadly threat of malaria thanks to a program by the...

Prince Urges Spirit of Compromise, Scorns Violent Protests

Deposed first prime minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh called Wednesday for opposing political forces to compromise in order to achieve peace in Cam­bodia, saying violence...

Districts Lose Service After Water Main Bursts

A water main leading from the treatment plant in Tuol Kok burst early Wednesday, cutting off supplies to residents in four districts of the...

Flying Tigers’ Pay Doubled

An elite police force was back at work Wednesday with new uniforms and doubled salaries, helping to control street clashes in Phnom Penh. All...

Nguon Soeur Urges Pardons

Khmer Citizen’s Party Pres­ident Nguon Soeur has asked King Norodom Sihanouk to consider pardoning two princes and four prominent generals, but the King responded...

RCAF Flies Defectors to New Base

o bai tap, Oddar Meanchey province - An RCAF helicopter landed at Anlong Veng village for the first time in four years Tues­day afternoon....

Prince Rouses Rally With Victory Vows

Amid thousands of cheering supporters, deposed first prime minister Prince Norodom Ran­a­riddh led a rousing rally at his restored party headquarters, vowing to lead...

Land Title Problems Deter Free-Trade Zones

Long-standing plans to set up industrial and free-trade zones in Cambodia have failed to take off because of a lack of land title laws,...

Former Assembly Head Wants Election Arbiter

Chausen Cocsal Chhum, president of the National Assembly from 1959 to 1968, called Friday for the critical Constitutional Council to be formed immediately. “I...

Parliamentarians Argue Vote-Count Locale

BLDP-Son Sann parliamentarian Kem Sokha said Tuesday that if votes are counted at the commune and village level, elections scheduled for July will not...

Broadcast Media Ignore Ranariddh’s Return

While the return of deposed first prime minister Prince Nor­o­dom Ranariddh to Cambo­dia was the top story in the world media much of Monday,...

Survey Respondents Urge PM To End Corruption, Logging

About 2,000 Cambodians have responded to First Prime Min­ister Ung Huot’s “People’s Opin­ion Poll” and the verdict is: eliminate corruption, raise sal­aries, improve living...

Government Plans Crackdown On Angkor Wat Deforestation

In efforts to stop tree-cutting in the historic Angkor Wat area, government officials said they will fine 33 villagers and investigate provincial authorities. Seng...

Gov’t Retains Development Contracts

Although there is little hope that Malaysia’s Ariston or YTL corporations will continue proposed development projects in Cambodia, the government has not yet decided...

City to Develop Public Gardens

Phnom Penh Municipality has agreed to lease two run-down public gardens for use as gas stations in exchange for $1,000 a month in tax...

Factions Tear Police, Army, Minister Says

Interior co-Minister Sar Kheng warned Monday of political splits in Cambodia’s army and police departments and said the divisions could “sink the nation.” Speaking...

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Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia Likens Alleged U.S. Interference in Hong Kong...

The Chinese Embassy in Phnom Penh on Friday accused the United States of interfering and, in certain cases, abetting the Hong Kong pro-democracy protests, likening the alleged meddling to Cambodian complaints of U.S. interference in domestic affairs.