Rain May Bring Worm Relief

With the onset of the rainy season, agriculture officials hope that the worst of an infestation of army worms in at least three provinces...

Funcinpec Activist Killed in Moto Collision

Funcinpec activist Em So­pheap—who led a street clash the week deposed first prime minister Prince Nor­o­dom Rana­riddh returned to Cam­bodia—was killed last week in...

Thai Gov’t to Investigate Log-Export Deal

The Thai government has reiterated its pledge to prevent illegal log imports from Cambodia and has promised to investigate a current alleged deal. The...

Thais Arrest 6 Naval Police

Six Cambodian naval policemen have been arrested and detained by Thai naval police in waters close to the Thai-Cam­bo­dian border at Koh Kong, Cam­­­­bo­dian...

CPP Members Plot Strategy

Top CPP officials once again have urged their cadre to avoid vio­lence during the upcoming election campaign. CPP members discussed that appeal and other...

Legend Begets Abortion in the Year of the Tiger

Seng Sok Ly says she is not normally superstitious. But when she discovered she was pregnant and realized the baby would be born during the...

$70M Resort Breaks Ground

Developers broke ground Sa­t­urday on the $70 million Fantasy Villas and Golf Resort off Route 3, about 20 km south of Pochentong International Airport....

Police Probe K Cham Death

Kompong Cham provincial police have begun an investigation of the beating death of a Sam Rainsy Party worker, while another party worker missing in...

CMAC Killings ‘Retaliation’

Leaflets left by the resistance soldiers who allegedly killed two deminers and two of their children in a northwest Cambodian village Thursday night indicated...

Rainsy Leads 2,000 Protesters; Workers Held

About 2,000 demonstrators led by Sam Rainsy defied a municipal ban on demonstrations and marched through the streets of Phnom Penh on Sunday, calling...

UN Food Agency Seeks $6.5M for Refugee Aid

The UN-sponsored World Food Program appealed last week for $6.5 million to provide emergency food aid to the growing number of Cambodians at­tempt­ing to...

Capital Meeting Marks Defectors’ Transition

Little more than a week after they walked out of the jungle and into the government fold, five senior Khmer Rouge technocrats came to...

Betting on the Border, Koh Kong Casino Wins Big in New Thai-Cambodian Crossing

cham yeam, Koh Kong province - Two nations converge here along a curious border. Thailand’s asphalt river of sparkling Volvos, Hondas, Mercedes and BMWs...

The Lure of the Thai Side: Cambodians Stay Awhile

cham yeam, Koh Kong province - The Cham Yeam region seems to be sucking up outside influences and casting a conglomerate identity. The baht...

Bangkok or Bust , Taking the Long Route From Phnom Penh

Moto, bus, moto, boat, moto, boat, taxi, feet, car, bus, taxi, car. Twenty-two hours from Phnom Penh to Bangkok. My husband and I got...

Missing Rainsy Activist Found Murdered

The battered body of a missing Sam Rainsy Party activist was found in a shallow grave in Kom­pong Cham province in the third suspected...