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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 July,...

KR Tribunal Defendant’s Wife: ‘I Feel Hopeless’

Khieu Samphan’s wife, So Socheat, came to the Khmer Rouge tribunal Wednesday intending to witness the court as it tried her husband, only to...

Minister Plans To Sue Sam Rainsy for Khmer Rouge Link Comments

Minister of Foreign Affairs Hor Namhong will file a defamation lawsuit against SRP President Sam Rainsy over comments made by the opposition leader at...

DC-Cam Planning To Build Genocide Museum

After nine years of searching, the Documentation Center of Cam­bod­ia has found a new, permanent home, where it plans to build a mu­seum, genocide...

Minister To Sue Sam Rainsy for KR Comments

Minister of Foreign Affairs Hor Namhong will file a defamation lawsuit against SRP President Sam Rainsy over comments made by the opposition leader at...

Progress Questioned 3 Years After KR Site Lease

Three years ago this month, Japanese company JC Royal took over the operations of the Choeung Ek memorial to those slain during the Khmer...

KR Tribunal Begins Sorting Victim Complaints

Victim complaints have begun pouring in to the Khmer Rouge tribunal—more than 1,100 so far—and the court has begun the delicate process of figuring...

KR Tribunal Begins Sorting Victim Complaints

Victim complaints have begun pouring in to the Khmer Rouge tribunal—more than 1,100 so far—and the court has begun the delicate process of figuring...

DC-Cam Forwards 321 More Complaints to KR Tribunal

The Documentation Center of Cambodia last week forwarded 321 more victim complaints to the Khmer Rouge tribunal, bringing to 1,150 the total number of...

Australia Pledges $456,000 to KR Tribunal

Australia has pledged $456,000 to the Cambodian side of the Khmer Rouge tribunal, the first new aid injection the cash-strapped court has gotten in...

Tribunal Official Back From ‘Fruitful’ Meeting

Khmer Rouge tribunal Public Affairs Chief Helen Jarvis returned Monday from a week of budget discussions with donor states and UN officials in New...

KR Prosecutors Ask Judges To Expand Charges

Drawing on victim complaints, Khmer Rouge tribunal prosecutors have asked co-investigating judges to broaden their investigation of the five suspects awaiting trial at the...

ECCC Victims Unit To Relocate, May Expand

The Victims Unit of the Khmer Rouge tribunal will soon have a new home in central Phnom Penh, and, it hopes, an expanded budget,...

Gov’t: Chevron To Extract Oil Starting in 2011

The government estimates that US oil giant Chevron will be able to recover 15 to 20 percent of the estimated 500 million barrels of...

Gov’t Not Seeking US Aid for ECCC: Embassy

The Cambodian government is not seeking US funding for the cash-strapped Khmer Rouge tribunal, US Embassy spokesman Jeff Daigle said Thursday. “The State Department...

Honoring the Naga: When Belief Begets Lifestyle

The snakes came as blessings, their long, heavy bodies redolent not of Christian sin but of spiritual power worthy of a house, regular prayers...

Group: SRP Officials’ Arrests Politically Motivated

Criminal charges brought last week against three Kompong Thom SRP party officials are vintage CPP campaign tactics, designed to weaken political rivals in advance...

The Actual Size of Oil Reserves Yet To Be Seen in Cambodia

There is oil off the coast of Cambodia, but no one will say exactly how much there is, how much it’s worth and when...

KR Tribunal Denies Release For Nuon Chea

Khmer Rouge tribunal judges unanimously rejected Nuon Chea’s request to be released from pre-trial detention Thursday and upheld the right of victims to participate...

Civil Parties Ruling Goes to Heart of KR Tribunal’s Role

Judges at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cam­bodia will be entering uncharted legal waters Thursday, when they rule on whe­ther civil parties...