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Hun Sen: No Trafficking in Missiles Here

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Fri­day denied reports published last week that linked Cambodia to an al­leged conspiracy to smuggle 200 shoulder-fired, heat-seeking missiles...

Reports Link Cambodia to Missile Plot

A US citizen of Chinese origin on Wednesday pleaded guilty at a fed­eral court in Los Angeles to charges of conspiring to smuggle 200...

Kep Officer Charged With Trafficking Heroin

A Kep municipal police officer was sent to Kampot provincial pris­on Tuesday after being charged by the provincial court with trafficking 1 kg of...

Food Assessment Awaiting Hun Sen’s Approval

An assessment of emergency food needs in six of Cambodia’s provinces could begin next week if it gets the backing of Prime Min­is­ter Hun...

Guards at Rubber Plantation Replaced by Police

Forty guards at the Chamkar Andaung Rubber Plantation in Kompong Cham province have been replaced with policemen following Friday’s fatal shooting of Phlech Nol,...

Police Name Suspect in Rubber Plantation Killing

Kompong Cham provincial police on Sunday identified suspect Nay Han, 27, as the armed guard they are seeking in Fri­day’s shooting death of a...

Firm Says Gov’t Didn’t Mention Land Limit

The director of a private company planning to open a 63,000-hectare rubber plantation in Preah Vihear province has alleged that government officials negotiated the...

Chinese Rubber Firm Registered Under False Address in Capital

The owner of a painter’s workshop in Phnom Penh’s O’Russei dis­trict said Thursday that it was a mys­tery to him how a Chinese rub­ber...

Gov’t Officials Surveyed Site In Preah Vihear

A team of Forestry Administra­tion and Agriculture Ministry officials visited Preah Vihear province in November to survey land for a proposed land concession of...

Chinese Firm Seeks Rubber Concession

China’s largest rubber producer has signed an agreement with a little-known Cambodian company to plant rubber on nearly 63,000 hec­tares of Cambodian territory, Chi­na’s...

Helicopter Crashes Into Andoung Tuek River

A helicopter belonging to the environmental organization WildAid crashed Thursday into the An­doung Tuek river in Koh Kong pro­vince, the group said. The pilot...

50 at French Cultural Center Strike Over Pay

More than 50 French and Cam­bodian nationals working as teachers at the French Cultural Center in Phnom Penh went on strike on Friday to...

Tokyo School Raises Nearly $300 for Mosquito Net Campaign

The Cambodia Daily Mosquito Net Cam­paign received an especially large donation this week that was collected as part of a student anti-malaria initiative at...

Most Economic Zones Still Waiting for Takers

They are meant to create jobs and to invigorate Cambodia’s economy. They will eventually occupy some 3,000 hectares of land and, ac­cording to the Ministry...

Corruption Abets Drug Trafficking: US Report

An environment of pervasive corruption is making Cambodia highly vul­nerable to penetration by drug traf­­fickers and foreign crime syndicates, the US State Department said...

Pottery From Ancient Ship Is Recovered From Ancient Ship

Several hundred whole and broken pots and jugs have been re­moved from the hull of a wooden ship, possibly dating from the seventh century,...

Tuition Returned to 55 of 56 Dismissed Students Refunded Their Tuition

The director of the Technical School for Medical Care in Phnom Penh said Wednesday that all but one of 56 students who were dismissed...

Students Dismissed Midway Through School Year

Fifty-six students were dismissed by the Technical School for Medical Care in Phnom Penh in February af­ter officials at the Japan Interna­tional Cooperation Agency...

Sihanouk Won’t Help Ranariddh Reclaim His Job

Retired King Norodom Siha­nouk has declined a request to help his son, Funcinpec President Prince Norodom Ranariddh, re­gain his position as president of the...

US Pastor Is Recovering and Talking Business

An American pastor who survived a shooting in Phnom Penh last week said Tuesday that he is re­covering well and looking forward to completing...