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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,...

Flying Tigers Grounded as Powerful Personalities Disagree

On a dusty road in Phnom Penh’s Don Penh district, 12 of the police’s fastest motorcycles are lined up in two neat rows. But...

Proposal Aims to Keep Reins on City Youths

It’s a hotel owner’s nightmare: Two teens show up to rent a room and eight of their closest friends sneak in later, trash the...

CPP Gifts, Party Network Aim to Deliver City

The Cambodian People’s Party is resurrecting a socialist election strategy by gathering personal details of voters and showering them with gifts, party officials confirmed...

Pardon Elicits a Varied Reception Within CPP

News of the royal pardon granted to deposed first prime minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh, and of the prince’s scheduled return, has been given a...

Life in Island Villages Leaves Residents Vulnerable to Malaria

koh rong, Koh Kong province - On this remote island paradise two hours by boat from Siha­noukville, the beaches are white and the water...

‘One China’ Policy Could Stall Taiwan-Cambodia Flights

Comments by senior civil aviation officials Wednes­day cast doubt over the validity of a deal to allow direct flights between Tai­wan and Cam­bodia. Keo...

Private Election Deal Defended Amid Protests

Government officials Wed­nes­day staunchly de­fended a deal with a private firm to organize July elections, despite growing criticism from donors, watchdogs and opposition politicians....

Task Force Planned to Fight Illegal Logging

The World Bank and the Agri­culture Ministry have agreed on a plan to crack down on runaway illegal logging in Cambodia. But it’s unclear...

Narcotics Officer’s Car Shot In Latest Drug-Related Row

An official in the Interior Min­istry’s narcotics division was shot Tuesday night, topping off more than three weeks of attacks against anti-drug forces, police...

NEC Head Hears Calls To Resign

Leading opposition politicians on Tuesday called for the resignation of the nation’s highest election official, saying “he is no longer trustworthy as a widely...

Firm Ordered To Get Partner

The government has given a British investment company until the end of the month to find a partner for its power-plant project in Battam­bang...

Businesses Laud Street Project Despite Lulls

Despite commerce having been effectively frozen on the eastern end of Sihanouk Boule­vard for three days, business owners there were upbeat Tues­day about fu­ture...

Rainsy Calls for October or November Polls

Leading dissident Sam Rainsy on Tuesday called for the postponement of July’s scheduled elections. He spoke upon his re­turn from talks in Bangkok with...

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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.