Hope Remains For Rice Crop

A top Agriculture Ministry official said Thursday he was opti­mis­tic that 1.8 million hectares of rice can still be planted this rainy season, despite...

Ministry Official Denies Labor Wrongdoing

Cambodia’s top labor official on Thursday denied allegations by a US union that his ministry has undermined efforts to form independent unions. Speaking at...

Kassie Neou Says NEC Available for Recounts

The National Election Com-mittee is prepared to do further recounts if the Constitutional Council orders it to do so, the electoral body’s vice chairman...

NEC Likely to Delay Making Results Public

The National Election Commit­tee will likely delay Saturday’s scheduled announcement of official election results several days while the Constitutional Council holds public hearings on...

US Condemns Rainsy Speech

The US Embassy in Phnom Penh issued a terse statement Thursday chastening opposition figure Sam Rainsy for implying that the US should fire missiles...

Confessor Says He Only Thought It Was Rainsy Mentioned

The man who confessed on television to being part of a plot to throw a grenade at an opposition sit-in said Thursday his co-conspirators...

CPP Denounces Protests, Calls For Talks

The CPP on Thursday condemned the opposition’s sit-in demonstration and dismissed the demand for an interim government to oversee new elections. But the ruling...

CPP Assembly Plan Hitting Royal Roadblocks

While the CPP continues to drum up support for a constitutional amendment that would allow the party to rule alone, officials have acknowledged it...

CPP Hints of Rainsy Bust

As the sit-in across from the National Assembly continued to grow in its fourth day, the government responded to the protests on Thursday with...

Official Says Laced Wine Claimed 19

Nineteen people have died in Phnom Penh this week from drinking locally-brewed rice wine believed to have been laced with an insecticide, an official...

Father of Slain UN Volunteer Opens School

A parent is not meant to outlive his or her children. And when a child has been brutally murdered, it is rare to find...

Protesters Dig In at ‘Democracy Square’

CPP Officials Say Rally Must Move A massive sit-in across from the National Assembly entered its third day Wednesday, with vows from the opposition not to...

Gov’t Lapses Hurt Rural Poor

Lapses in government efforts to control the distribution of land and the use of natural resources is making the already precarious financial situation of...

No Protest News Is Top News for State Media

Top story: King Norodom Si­hanouk meets a leader of a minor political party. Highlighted: Prince Norodom Sihamoni visits the new palace museum. In other...

King Cautious About Constitutional Change

Says 3 Party Leaders Needed to Alter Way New Gov’t Is Formed Move on Gov't Formed King Norodom Sihanouk said Wednesday that agreement of all...

US Politician Fears Violence

A US congressman has urged his government to prevent the so-called “miracle on the Mekong” election in Cambodia from deteriorating into a violent episode...