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Prime Minister Suggests Slashing CMAC’s Operations

Prime Minister Hun Sen has proposed senior Cambodian Mine Action Center officials cut nearly all of the agency’s staff, a move that would effectively...

Leader of Free Khmer Movement Sent to T3

Lon Nol Serey, the leader of the Khmer Serey (Free Khmer) movement, was sent to T3 prison Monday morning after his arrest Friday on...

Funcinpec Officers Cleared in Rocket Attack

Five Funcinpec military officers allegedly involved in last year’s B-40 rocket attack in Siem Reap have been cleared of any pos­sible connection with that...

Hun Sen Urges Better Training for Disabled

Prime Minister Hun Sen said Monday the government and NGOs not only need to provide vo­cational training to the disabl­ed, but help the disabled...

CMAC Donors Watch Gov’t

International donors who are still in a position to contribute money to the financially troubled Cambodian Mine Action Center are likely to wait for...

NGOs, Gov’t Discuss How To Stem Violence Against Women

Startled by an increase in violence committed against women, NGO Forum on Cambodia met Mon­day with Deputy Prime Mini­­ster Sar Kheng to discuss the...

300 Province Protesters Assemble to Fight Land Grabs

Meas Somaly said she represented no fewer than 250 families as she stood in front of the National Assembly on Monday morn­ing. Protesting alleged...

City Gov’t Steps Up Gun-Collection Efforts

The municipality has stepped up its efforts to confiscate wea­pons by singling out low-ranking officers who have not turned in their firearms, officials said...

Penal Police Say Failed Bombing Was a ‘Personal Dispute’

Penal police said Sunday that a “personal dispute’’ is behind Friday’s failed bomb attack on the ed­i­tor of a Khmer-language news­paper, claiming the attack...

Ceremony Aims to Appease Disturbed Spirits

A Buddhist ceremony was held Saturday in Takeo province to appease spirits disturbed when a cemetery was dug up two weeks ago by treasure...

Land-Grab Victims Waiting for Resolution

The hundreds of villagers who have been camped out in the park in front of the National As­sembly to protest land grabs come from...

Spending Still Leans Toward Military Items

Despite the government’s articulated commitment to fiscal reform, defense and security still account for more than half of the country’s expenditures, according to figures...

Forestry Revenue Must Grow, IMF Tells Gov’t

An International Monetary Fund mission applauded the government’s efforts to increase revenue but recommended it collect more money from the forestry industry, according to...

Prepackaged Malaria Medicine Trials Slated for October

Ignorance about correct treatment for malaria continues to make the disease one of the most common causes of deaths among adults in Cambodia. Health...

Film Waste Finally Sent Back to South Korea

Film waste stored for two months in the port of Sihanouk­ville has been transported back to its country of origin, officials said Thursday. The...

Banteay Chmar One of 100 Endangered Sites

Banteay Chmar temple in northwest Cambodia has more in common these days with such international landmarks as the ancient Roman city of Pompeii and...

Chinese Woman With 40 Passports Caught

A Chinese woman was arrested Tuesday evening at Pochen­tong Airport for attempting to bring 40 Chinese passports into Cambodia, senior Immig­ration Police and Customs...

Assembly Opens Today

After a three-month break, the Nat­ional Assembly is set to re­open today. The sole order of bus­­iness is a report by Assembly President Prince...

Siem Reap Officials to Relocate Squatters

siem reap - More than 100 squatter families raided by military po­lice in August will be moved to a hilly, forested area some 70...

Brothel Owners Walk Free From Courts, Says Rights Group

The Cambodian judicial system is failing to prosecute brothel owners and those who organize and profit from the country’s sex industry, local human rights...

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Cambodians Allowed to Return Home Without Covid-19-Free Certificates

Cambodian citizens will be allowed to enter the country without a health certificate declaring them free of Covid-19, which is required for arriving foreign nationals, Prime Minister Hun Sen announced on Wednesday.