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T3 Guards Protest Prison’s Move to Prey Sa Commune From T3

Guards at Phnom Penh’s T3 prison hung banners in front of the jail Tuesday morning, protesting the imminent move to a new prison on...

New Border Office OK’d

The Thai government will allow Cambodia to open a consulate office in Thai Sa Kaew border province, a Thai embassy official said Wednesday. Cambodia’s...

Chhouk Rin, Suspect in Backpacker Slayings, Arrested

Chhouk Rin, the former Khmer Rouge commander believed to have led the train raid that resulted in the deaths of three Western backpackers in...

Examination of 1979 Trial Leaves Questions of Its Purpose

Ung You Teckhor could barely fathom the idea of coming back to Phnom Penh in 1979. One of the “April 17 people” who were expelled...

ID Card System Set to Begin

After a delay of more than three years, the government plans to begin issuing national identification cards at the beginning of February, a Ministry...

Police Arrest Two Activists From Burma

Two Burmese nationals were arrested Friday in Battambang province for allegedly illegally entering Cambodia in search of military support for a Burmese group fighting...

Four Hurt in Grenade Attack

Four people were seriously injured last week in Banteay Meanchey province when a soldier tossed a grenade into a group of squatters living on...

Rogue Commander Among Kidnap Suspects

Police are zeroing in on a major kidnapping ring responsible for at least seven abductions that netted almost $500,000 in ransom, officials said Mon­day....

Students Report Grad Skills Growing, But Job Market Tight

Mith Sotha is working night and day to find the $800 a year it costs to put himself and his sister through university. Five...

Australia Set For RCAF Course

The Australian government made its largest commitment to defense cooperation here in more than two years Friday by opening a 10-month English-language training course...

Gov’t Sets Growth Funding

The government has earmarked more than $1 billion to boost economic growth over the next three years in a sub-decree approved by the Council...

US Musicians Here To Visit Mine Victims

US musicians Sheryl Crow and Nanci Griffith arrived in Phnom Penh Sunday on a four-day tour of rehabilitation centers for the country’s land mine...

Critic of Hun Sen Says Give PM a Chance

Prime Minister Hun Sen’s most vocal international detractor downplayed past criticisms after a one-day visit to Phnom Penh, and said he should be given...

Arrest of Opposition Party Activist by Thais Said Unique

Thousands flooded across the Thai border after the Viet­­namese invasion. Some sought and re­ceived protection in the 1980s. After the 1997 factional fight­ing, Cambo­dians...

Troops Guarding Thailand’s Borders Warned About Malaria

Concerns over malaria along Thailand’s borders with Camb­odia and Burma have prompted Thai officials to issue warnings to their troops stationed in those areas,...

Draft Seeks Clarification on Royal Succession

How the nation will select a replacement for King Norodom Sihanouk has rarely been debated since the creation of the Throne Council in the...

Students Protest Vietnam Border Treaties

More than 70 student protesters marched around the capital Thursday, calling for the resignation of the government’s chief border negotiator Var Kim Hong and...

Land Protesters Agree to Go Back to O’Smach

About 50 protesters from the no­rthern border town of O’Smach agreed to go home Thurs­day, after government officials promised for the second time to...

Hun Sen Outlines Economic Growth Vision

Reforms aimed at increasing tax revenue and domestic savings will play an essential role in Cambodia’s economic development over the long term, Prime Minister...

Shipping Through Port at Phnom Penh Sinks 20 Percent

Traffic through Phnom Penh port fell in 1999, with the number of ships and the volume of shipments both dropping by roughly 20 percent,...

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Female-led councils and equity classes as Siem Reap schools target gender...

The presence of Chbab Srey in classrooms well into the 20th century tells the uninitiated much of what they need to know about the power of gender roles in Cambodia’s education system.