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Asean Leaders Sign Human Rights Declaration

Leaders of the 10 Asean countries yesterday signed the regional bloc’s first-ever declaration on human rights, with a last-minute amendment that rights workers said...

From Alibaba, a Trove of Cambodian Treasures

From large tracts of rural land to sand from the country’s rivers to human hair, a host of Cambodia’s natural resources are on display...

Intimidation of NGOs Continues Before Summits

Local authorities across Phnom Penh yesterday continued to intimidate the owners of venues and guesthouses reserved by civil society groups holding meetings ahead of...

Tradition, Splendor for King Father’s Funeral

The funeral of Norodom Sihanouk is set to honor an ancient tradition for Khmer kings based on rituals not put into practice since the...

One Million Line the Streets in Final Farewell to King Father

The late King Father Norodom Sihanouk made his final journey back to Cambodia yesterday to be greeted by an estimated 1 million people who...

100,000 Expected to Welcome King Father’s Body

Authorities in Phnom Penh are expecting at least 100,000 people to line the city’s streets today as the body of King Father Norodom Sihanouk...

Nation Mourns King Father’s Death

The body of King Father Norodom Sihanouk, who passed away in China at the age of 89 yesterday morning, will be returned to Cambodia...

Commerce Official Denies Luxury Wood ‘Logs’ Exported to China

A Commerce Ministry official yesterday denied that Cambodia was exporting luxury wood logs to China, insisting that any wood leaving the country was in...

Luxury Wood Trade to China Revealed

Thousands of cubic meters of luxury wood is being shipped from Cambodia to China each year, according to official Chinese import documents shown to...

Hun Sen Adds Voice to Reactions Against UN Envoy’s Report

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday appeared to add his voice to the strong government reaction against criticism from U.N. human rights envoy Surya Subedi....

Beautician Charged; More Sex Brokers Caught

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Friday charged the owner of a beauty salon with running a prostitution operation, as police made four more...

Australian Gov’t Found Not at Fault in 1994 KR Killing

An Australian coroner yesterday exonerated the country’s authorities for the death of Australian tourist David Wilson, one of three foreign hostages executed by Khmer...

Military Police Officer, Wife Charged with Journalist’s Murder

The Ratanakkiri Provincial Court yesterday charged a military police captain and his wife with the murder of journalist Hang Serei Odom, officials said. Hang...

Military Police Officer, Wife to Appear in Court Over Murder of Journalist

A military police captain and his wife are scheduled to appear in Ratanakkiri Provincial Court on Saturday over their alleged role in the murder...

Military Police Officer Arrested Over Journalist’s Murder

A military police officer was arrested in Ratanakkiri province yesterday for the murder of a journalist who was found hacked to death in the...

Slain Journalist’s Mobile Phone Yields Clues

Police investigating the murder of a journalist whose battered body was discovered in Ratanakkiri province on Tuesday have unearthed key clues to who may...

Devillers Declines to Speak on Return to Cambodia

Frenchman Patrick Henri Devillers, 52, who left Cambodia in July to assist a high-profile murder investigation in China, is now back in Phnom Penh...

Firms Go to Arbitration Over Failed Gold Mining License Deal

Despite touting its Cambodian venture on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (FSE), a British registered mining firm’s plan to extract gold in Ratanakkiri province has...

Firms Go to Arbitration Over Failed Gold Mining License Deal in Cambodia

Despite touting its Cambodian venture on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (FSE), a British registered mining firm's plan to extract gold in Ratanakkiri province has...

With Gu Kailai Trial Over, No Word on Devillers’ Return to Cambodia

Nearly one month after he departed Cambodia for China and with the murder trial to which he was linked now over, there is still...