Wat Phnom Gets Gussied Up For Next Month’s Ceremony

The cleaning, hammering, painting and pruning around Wat Phnom is coming to an end. In two weeks, the city plans to celebrate the finish...

New NBC Leader Takes Post

Planning Minister Chea Chan­to was sworn in Monday as governor of the National Bank of Cambodia, but ques­tions still lingered over why his predecessor...

Nestle to Open Factory Here

Dairy manufacturing giant Nestle Ltd has the green light to open a $6.6 million milk manufacturing operation in Phnom Penh, according to the Cambodian...

Double Rape Adds to Wave of Gang Crime

Police arrested nine gang members Sunday night in connection with the gang rape of two women on the outskirts of the city, police said...

Sihanouk Grants Pardon to Prince

Two days of intense political maneuvering and reversals culminated late Saturday with King Norodom Sihanouk granting a full pardon to his son, deposed first...

Khmer Rouge Troops Switch

Top military officials Sunday confirmed the second group defection in two weeks of Khmer Rouge troops aligned with hard-liners in the rebel jungle stronghold...

Game Chopped From Menus

Phnom Penh restaurateurs will be asked this week to sign an agreement not to serve wild animal meat such as deer and bear, environment...

Politician Wants General in US

A US politician has asked the US Embassy in Bangkok to issue a tourist visa to Nhiek Bun Chhay so the resistance commander can...

Innocence Betrayed

Han was 13 when her stepmother sold her for $50 to a recruiter for a Phnom Penh brothel. Neang, 13, was working as a housemaid...

Alleged Assassin Recants

The alleged triggerman in the 1996 murder of the second prime minister’s brother-in-law recanted his confession Friday at the Ap­peals Court, claiming he had...

Pardon Standing Still

A pardon for deposed first prime minister Prince Norodom Rana­riddh was on hold Friday, pending a joint response by the two prime ministers to...

Tracking a Killer

he decayed boardwalk between the small stilted wooden shacks is just wide enough for a motorcycle. The nurse, however, maneuvers the little Honda with...

Cambodia Remains an Island of Francophones

A group of young medical students are filing out of their afternoon class at Phnom Penh’s Faculty of Medicine. They swap notes in Khmer...

Pardon, Peace Plan No Good, King Says

A pessimistic King Norodom Sihanouk said Thursday agreement would never be reached on a pardon for deposed first prime minister Prince Norodom Ranar­iddh. Princess...

Chinese Investors Kick-Start Foreign Business Association

Ethnic Chinese businessmen were busy exchanging business cards and networking at the Hotel Sofitel Cambodiana on Wednes­day night—a happy sign for Cambo­dian officials concerned...

Angkor Wat Deforestation Charges Disputed

Siem Reap Governor Toan Chay continued to insist this week that disabled people are re­sponsible for clearing land within the Angkor Wat protected area,...