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75 Tonle Bassac Children Now In NGO’s Care

The removal of more than 1,000 families from Tonle Bassac commune has resulted in 75 children being placed in the care of the NGO...

Over 100 Left Without Shelter in Tonle Bassac

As the relocation of around 1,000 families from Tonle Bassac commune continues, more than 100 people who had rented abodes at the ramshackle village...

Firm: Relocation Should Be Finished This Week

The relocation of more than 1,000 families from Tonle Bassac com­mune’s village 14 should be completed by the end of the week, a representative...

Some From Tonle Bassac Reject Relocation Site

The 5-meter-by-12-meter plots on the outskirts of the capital are lower than the surrounding rice fields, and contained pools of rainwater on Tuesday morning.​ The...

100 Families Plan Protest of Imminent Relocation

About 100 families in the Tonle Bas­sac Village 14 settlement, be­tween Phnom Penh’s Russian Em­bassy and the Bassac River, have not been given land...

Wet Season Will Officially Begin on Tuesday

Despite the recent rainfall in Phnom Penh, the wet season will not begin until Tuesday, five days later than last year, the government’s chief...

Dengue Fever Outbreak in Kompong Chhnang

An outbreak of dengue fever is oc­curring in Kompong Chhnang prov­ince’s Boribor district, with more than 30 people sickened so far, officials said Thursday....

Police Say Sword Attacks Are on the Decline

Despite recurring reports that young people are lashing out at relatives and each other with samurai-style swords, police said this week that the disturbing...

Paratroopers Detained for Attempted Trafficking

Two members of RCAF’s 911 paratrooper battalion, a taxi driver and a woman were detained Fri­day in Kandal provincial prison for attempting to traffic...

Rural Land Dispute Leads To Killing in Kampot

kompong trach district, Kampot province - Last Friday evening, 24-year-old Sat Chheang prepared offerings of incense sticks and food to honor his deceased father,...

3 Men Charged After Allegedly Attacking Official With Swords

Three men from Banteay Mean­chey province were charged with at­tempted murder in provincial court on Wednesday, following their arrest for a sword attack on...

Some Calling for Halt to New Year Fare Hikes

Although Cambodians have learned to expect it, paying twice the bus or taxi fare to go home for Khmer New Year had some people...

Monks’ Latest PR Problem: Armed Robbery

Already wracked by recent scan­dals involving monks eloping with teenage girls and imposter monks begging for alms, Cam­bo­dia’s Buddhist holy men may face waning...

Monks’ Latest PR Problem: Armed Robbery

Already wracked by recent scandals of monks eloping with teenage girls and imposter monks begging for alms, Cambodia's Buddhist faith may face waning public...

No Parallel to Thaksin Resignation Expected Here

The resignation of Thailand’s Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawa­tra was a surprise for Thais on Tues­day, but it came as a shock for sev­eral Cambodians...

Admirers Rush To Pay Birthday Tributes to PM

CPP and Sam Rainsy Party officials claimed on Monday that both high- and low-ranking Funcinpec mem­bers have approached their parties in the hope of...

Relocated Families in Disputes Over New Land

More than 1,500 families living in Phnom Penh’s Chamkar Mon district who have agreed to relocate to the outskirts of the city are locked...

PM Says UN Envoy Should Be Removed

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday called on UN Sec­retary-General Kofi Annan to re­place Special Rep­resentative for Human Rights in Cambodia Yash Ghai, who...

Officials Need To Prevent Logging: PM

Provincial governors must go on a war footing to prevent illegal clearing of forests, Prime Minister Hun Sen said Wednesday, adding that he did...

Villagers Protest Over Monk Accused of Rape

More than 130 villagers in Ban­teay Meanchey province’s O’Chrou district demonstrated Thursday to de­mand that a chief monk be de­frock­ed and punished for allegedly...