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French Nationals’ Accounts of Shooting Differ

The two French nationals injured in a shooting in Phnom Penh last week—each of them still under medical care at opposite ends of Calmette...

Hok Lundy: No Dispute With Former Deputy

National Police Commissioner Hok Lundy on Sunday moved to quash rumors of a dispute with Phnom Penh’s former police commissioner Heng Pov, and said...

Chinese Leader Offers Help Build Gov’t Building Ministers

Chinese Deputy Prime Minister Wu Yi offered to help build a new Council of Ministers building following a stop in Prime Minister Hun Sen’s...

Police Arrested in 2003 Slaying of City Judge

Two Phnom Penh police officers were arrested on Wednesday for their alleged involvement in the April 2003 slaying of municipal court Judge Sok Sethamony,...

Chea Mony Set To Return; Charges Still Stand

Free Trade Union President Chea Mony is scheduled to return to Cambodia today despite char­ges of criminal defamation for criticizing Prime Minister Hun Sen...

Official: Police Charged in Woman’s Death

Six police officials were charged with intentional killing at Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Saturday, and are being held at Prey Sar prison, municipal...

Public Seeks Good Fortune in the Year of the Dog Dawns

Overseeing a group of young men who were strapping a $36 ang­kea sil tree to the top of her To­y­ota Cam­ry, Nin Leang hoped...

PM’s Donation Criticized as Political Reward

Prime Minister Hun Sen donated $40,000 to the Cambodian High­er Education Association during a Council of Ministers meeting Tues­day, sparking criticism that he was...

O’Chum Villagers Reject 3-Hectare Land Offer

Villagers in Ratanakkiri prov­ince’s O’Chum district on Tuesday re­ject­ed the latest offer from a businessman who claims title to their land. Businessman Khit Sok...

Hydropower Plant Shutdown Reawakens Debate

Opposition lawmaker Son Chhay said Monday that the re­cent shut­down of Kompong Speu prov­ince’s Kirirom hydro­power plant for the dry season validates appre­hen­sions raised...

Court Plans To Resolve O’Chum Land Disputes

Ratanakkiri Provincial Court officials plan to visit villagers embroiled in a dispute in O’Chum district on Tuesday to convince them to give up their...

Yale Tries To Salvage Historic Khmer Newspapers

US librarians at Yale University Lib­rary sent the most complete known collection of late 1980s and ear­­ly 1990s Cambodian newspapers for freeze-drying in an...

Siem Reap Airport Confiscates Stolen Treasures

Siem Reap International Airport police on Monday presented the Min­i­stry of Culture with approximately 2,500 pieces of stone confiscated from tourists during 2005, an...

Urban Heritage Seminar Ends With Agreement

The National Seminar on the Pres­ervation of Urban Heritage ended on Tuesday, with participants agreeing on recommendations that were seen as a first step...

Translating a Novel, Minister Turns a New Page

James Clavell's novel "Shogun" is essentially a story of adaptation, which is also a recurring theme in the life of its unlikely translator: Minister...

Municipal Police Chief To Be Replaced Today

Heng Pov will be officially transferred from his position as Phnom Penh Municipal Police Commis­sioner this morning, officials said Thursday, while observers of­fered mixed...

Nepalese Cyclists Hit the Road for Global Peace

They have survived approximately 15,000 km by bicycle, countless nights in the jungle, malaria in Bangladesh and robberies in Thai­land and Malaysia, not to...

Teen Sentenced to 10 Years for Attempted Rape in Kandal

A 15-year-old Kandal province boy was sentenced to 10 years in jail on Friday by the provincial court for the attempted rape of his...

Gov’t Launches Public Telecom Enterprise

Cabinet Minister Sok An on Thursday presided over the official launch of a new public enterprise to provide and oversee fixed tele­phone lines with...

Hun Sen Accepts Singer’s Televised Apology

Popular singer Chea Sovanna, who was banned from television following a Dec 25 performance in which her dancing and open-back top were deemed too...