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UN Group To Submit Project Proposal for Cinema Hemacheat

Light enters the cinema-turned-slum in Phnom Penh’s Daun Penh district through missing chunks of concrete near the cavernous ceiling. It is easier to see...

Lawyers Will Ask King to Punish Judges

Lawyers from the Cambodian Bar Association will file complaints to­day with King Norodom Siha­moni and the Supreme Council of Ma­­gis­tracy asking that three Ap­peals...

Former KR Soldiers Reunited With the World

luot village, Bokeo district, Ratanakkiri province - On a shaded wooden platform outside his new bamboo home, across the red dirt road from the...

Few Concerns Over Talk of KR Trial Move

The surprise announcement of the new RCAF headquarters as the likely site of the impending Khmer Rouge tribunal caused little disturbance among trial ob­servers...

Wanderers Emerge From Life of Constant Fear

o’chum district, Ratanakkiri province - In 1979, ethnic hill tribe minority member and one-time Khmer Rouge foot soldier Ly Moun fled to the remote...

UN Arrives for Final Talks on KR Tribunal

A UN delegation arrived in Phnom Penh Wednesday to begin the final negotiations on the creation of the Khmer Rouge tribun­al, including its much-debated...

Two Montagnards Flee Camp for Vietnam

banlung, Ratanakkiri province -Two Montagnard asylum-seekers escaped a temporary holding site erected by the UN High Com­­missioner for Refugees in the Ratanakkiri provincial capital...

Majority of Bar Decries Appeals Court Ruling

A majority of the Cambodian Bar Association Council publicly threw their support behind elected bar president Suon Visal Mon­day, blocking the Appeals Court-ordered reinstatement...

WHO Warns of Bird Flu Pandemic in Humans

The avian influenza strain that has plagued Cambodia and the rest of Asia this year could soon explode into a mass outbreak, killing up...

International Law Academy Wraps Up Course

One of the world’s most es­teemed international law academies ends its tenure in Phnom Penh today with the close of a two-week international law...

Bar President Rejects Order, Divides Guild

Cambodian Bar Association President-Elect Suon Visal said Tues­day he will not comply with the Appeals Court order for him to step down until the...

Health Ministry Cuts Deal for New Building

The Ministry of Health will give three plots of land currently occupied by ministry buildings to the private company Phanimex Co Ltd in exchange...

Ruling Overturning Bar Election Is Assailed

The decision last week to nullify the Cambodian Bar Associ­ation’s election results could further diminish the judiciary’s credibility at a time when the country’s...

Annan: No KR Trial Without Full Funding

The Khmer Rouge tribunal will not proceed until donations for the trial’s entire three-year operation are secured and at least one year of funding...

Health Minister Backs Hun Sen’s Graft Charge

The Minister of Health re­spond­ed to Prime Minister Hun Sen’s critique of his ministry Mon­day, saying the premier’s public assault on reported corruption in...

Supply of Affordable AIDS Drugs Jeopardized

An Indian pharmaceutical company has voluntarily withdrawn its anti-retroviral drugs from World Health Organization approval amid concerns about the drugs’ quality, a move that...

Spike in Demand Drains Supply of Leading Malaria Drug

A surge in demand has led to a shortage of one of the world’s most effective malaria drugs that could last into next year,...

Bar Hearing Delayed by New Motion

The Appeals Court hearing of the Cambodian Bar Association’s dis­puted presidential election was post­poned again Wednesday, after the prosecutor’s surprise filing of a second...

Gov’t Says KR Trial Is in Donor, UN Hands

In what some observers called a challenge to the international com­munity, the government re­leased a statement Monday an­nouncing its completion of the legal legwork...

Seeds of Discontent

KohThom district, Kandal province - It was two or three years ago when the first traders brought a new type of seed to corn...