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Too Early for Coalition Talks, Ranariddh Says

Funcinpec has not yet begun negotiating with the Cambodian People’s Party to form a coalition government, Prince Norodom Ranariddh claimed yesterday. Speaking on his...

Hun Sen Now Wants 3-Party Coalition

Sihanouk Also OKs Plan, 2nd PM Says siem reap - In an effort to break a political deadlock, Second Prime Minister Hun Sen said Thursday...

Bar Brightens Sleepy Provincial Town

kompong chhnang town - International observers in Kompong Chnnang this weekend were encouraged to spend as much time as possible at the bar. “The...

Ung Huot, Democratically, Stands in Line

Just after 7:30 am Sunday, First Prime Minister Ung Huot and his wife, Ung Malis Yvonne, took their positions at the back of a...

Some Anxious Voters Believe One Day Just Isn’t Enough

Voters have voiced concerns that one day is not long enough for everyone to vote. “I fear such a short time will not allow everyone...

Expats Volunteer to Watch Polls

Sixty-seven members of Cam­bodia’s expatriate community have volunteered to work for free as election observers over the coming weekend.  The Neutral and Impartial Committee for...

Monks Parade For Poll Peace

They handed out leaflets and carried banners, but that’s where the similarities between the Dhammayietra peace march and frenetic political campaigning on the streets...

More Phnom Penh Residents Reveal Voting Intentions in Survey

Ten days before the national election, Phnom Penh residents seemed more confident about revealing their political allegiances to pollsters than in the preceding two...

S Sann Party Sees Itself in Next Gov’t

The Son Sann Party is confident it will be part of any non-CPP coalition government formed in the wake of the election, a senior...

Poll Pressure Not Expected, Survey Shows

Though fears about ballot secrecy persist, most Cambo­dians say they don’t expect pressure or force on how to cast their votes in the elections,...

Polling Ink Skepticism Doesn’t Wash

Over the past few weeks, So Van has become something of an expert on permanent inks. “These stains are ten days old” says the...

Widow Says CPP-Intimidation Adds to Grief

About 100 Funcinpec supporters turned out in memory of activist Thong Sophal at the party’s headquarters in Kandal province Thursday. But the number would...

Phnom Penh Players Pull Noises Off, This Weekend Only

The Phnom Penh Players’ latest production, Noises Off, opens on the stage of an apparently innocuous, if shambolic, small-town England amateur dramatics production. It...