RCAF to Check on Howes Report, General Says

The top RCAF general responsible for the mass defections at Anlong Veng said Sunday he does not know if the killer of a British...

NEC Examines Ballot Boxes, Awards Election Printing Bid

The National Election Com­mittee on Monday viewed the ballot boxes that will be used in elections scheduled for July 26.  Funded by the Japanese government,...

Samlot Hard-liners Resisting

A band of Khmer Rouge fighters in Battambang province de­fected to the government last week, but top hard-line commanders in the area of Sam­lot...

Border Pass For B’bang

Thai and Cambodian authorities have agreed to open a border crossing in Battambang province next month, provincial officials said Sunday.  The agreement for the crossing...

Global Wireless Network Targets Cambodia

A multinational project setting up the world’s first global wireless telecommunications system is negotiating for a license to make Cam­bodia part of its network,...

Children Get Their Day Today

International Children’s Day will be marked across Cambodia today with rallies, panel discussions and children’s games, organizers said.  Activities are planned in 12 provinces, as...

F’pec Ballot Place Still Not Assured

Funcinpec could still be de­clared ineligible for upcoming elections if the Ministry of In­terior were to withdraw its stamp of approval, the secretary-general of...

Rainsy Appeals Assembly Ouster to Constitutional Council

Former finance minister and opposition politician Sam Rainsy has written to the dean of the as-yet-unconvened Constitutional Council, asking for the body to consider...

Global Witness Cautious About World Bank Forestry Plan

The environmental watchdog Global Witness said it “welcomes” the findings contained in a World Bank-funded forestry re­form report, but questioned some of the proposed...

Chemical Adds Flavor to Campaign Season

Three letters are adding flavor to the 1998 elections. No, they’re not CPP, KNP or the KSP. They’re MSG, or monosodium glutamate, the chemical...

Little Time For Refugees To Register

Funcinpec officials called Sun­day for the speedy return of the estimated 80,000 Cambodian re­fugees in Thailand so they can vote in upcoming elections.  But with...

Caltex Challenges Court, Eyes Legal Review

A US oil company this week vowed to fight a Supreme Court ruling in a complex land dispute that has sparked a confrontation between...

New Buddhist Institute Inaugurated in Capital

National Assembly President Chea Sim on Thursday inaugurated the $500,000 Buddhist Institute in Phnom Penh, calling it “a priceless gift” from the Japanese organizations...

Chheng Phon Warns of Poll Budget Woes

National Election Committee President Chheng Phon said Thursday that the electoral pro­cess may be hampered if the NEC cannot get more funding. “We still...

CPP, Funcinpec Together Again—on Ballot

Sambok Kmoum (Bee Hive) can usually be found at No 105 on the FM radio dial, but this July voters will find Sambok Kmoum,...

Gov’t Search for Killing Field Taking Time

An Anlong Veng killing field revealed by defecting Khmer Rouge soldiers has not been found by government forces and it likely will be some...