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ECCC To Name More Defendants: Prosecutor

More defendants will be named at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, Khmer Rouge tribunal Co-Prosecutor Robert Petit said in an interview. “We’re...

Film Crew’s Access to ECCC Proceedings Pending

The private French film crew that filmed secret investigations at Tuol Sleng prison and the Choeung Ek killing fields in March will have continued...

Further Evaluations of Duch Charges Rejected

Co-investigating judges at the Khmer Rouge tribunal have re­fused requests from the prosecution and civil parties for further evaluation of crimes allegedly committed by...

More Foreign Oil Firms Report They Are Near Drilling Deals

France’s Total and China’s state-run Chinese National Offshore Oil Corp are close to signing deals for onshore oil exploration, government and company officials said....

Garment Exports to US Decline: Gov’t Data

Apparel exports to the US, Cambodia’s largest market, have been on the decline since October, according to data from the Minis­try of Commerce. Officials...

Effectiveness of Climate Change Aid Questioned

Faced with a warming planet, Switzerland has been investing in artificial snow-making machines. The city of Venice, Italy, is spending $3.8 billion to protect...

Khieu Samphan’s Health Deteriorates Further, Daughter Says

Former Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Samphan, 76, has been partially paralyzed for more than a week and cannot walk or talk normally,...

New Deputy Director of KR Tribunal Arrives

Knut Rosandhaug, a Norwegian who last served as director of property claims at the UN Mission in Kosovo, will take over from Mich­elle Lee...

US Appraising ECCC for Possible Funding

A special adviser to the US ambassador-at-large for War Crimes Issues is visiting Cam­bodia as part of Washington’s assessment on possible funding for the...

Farmers Will Need Help To Realize Rice Windfall

Last year, Son Peisei, 31, a rice farmer in Battambang province, didn’t bother to fertilize her rice field. She deemed it too expensive, despite...

Ieng Thirith Asks ECCC Tribunal Judges To Release Her on Bail

Ieng Thirith, 76, asked Khmer Rouge tribunal judges to release her on bail Wednesday, pending her trial on charges of crimes against humanity at...

Ieng Thirith Asks Judges To Release Her on Bail

Ieng Thirith, 76, asked Khmer Rouge tribunal judges to release her on bail Wednesday, pending her trial on charges of crimes against humanity at...

British Lawyer Representing Ieng Thirith Sworn In

British lawyer Diana Ellis on Tuesday was sworn in at the Court of Appeal as the seventh foreign member of the Bar Association of...

Judges Conclude Probe of Duch’s Role at S-21

Khmer Rouge tribunal judges have concluded their investigation into Kaing Guek Eav’s alleged crimes at S-21 prison, paving the way for a trial to...

4 Equity Funds Eyeing $450M In Investments

Four new private equity funds, backed by brand-name overseas investors, are aiming to bring more than $450 million of foreign investment into Cambodia. Jim...

ECCC Should Limit Budget to 5 Defendants, Official Tells Donors

Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia Director of Ad­ministration Sean Visoth has told donors he believes the ECCC budget now under review should...

ECCC Official: Limit Budget to 5 Defendants

Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia Director of Ad­ministration Sean Visoth has told donors he believes the ECCC budget now under review should...

Pricier Rice Has Gov’t Re-Evaluating Growth Plan

Rising commodities prices are making Cambodia rethink its strategy for economic growth, Minister of Commerce Cham Prasidh said Thursday. Rather than focus on building...

Minister: Thais Want Temple, Oil Talks Linked

Thailand, over Cambodian objections, is seeking to link resolution of its territorial dispute around the un­demarcated border at Preah Vihear temple to negotiations on...

Gov’t Doubles Banks’ Reserve Requirements

In an effort to stem rising inflation, the government has doubled reserve requirements for private banks from 8 percent to 16 percent, effective in...