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Recycling Plant for Organic Material Considered

A Japanese-Thai company is looking at the possibility of building organic waste recycling centers in Cam­bodia. The company, NKK, met with the Minister of...

National Geographic Deems Angkor Temples a ‘Must See’

National Geographic Traveler magazine has named the Angkor temples in Siem Reap as one of the 50 “must see” places in the world. The...

ADB Mulls Two $20M Loans

The Asian Development Bank is considering two $20 million loans to a water resource management program in Kompong Thom province and a rural credit...

Governor’s Ascension Defended

The cabinet of Phnom Penh Governor Chea Sophara defended his promotion in a Saturday statement, arguing he was of­fered the post based on merit....

US Ambassador ‘Shaken Up’ After Holdup

US Ambassador Kent Wiede­mann and his wife were “shaken up” but unharmed after being robbed at gunpoint near their Phnom Penh home last week,...

Prime Minister Offers Fiery Defense Of RCAF Choice

Prime Minister Hun Sen swore a close adviser into a top military post Saturday, after delivering a fiery speech in which he lashed out...

Indonesian Consumer Group Warns of Repellents’ Dangers

An Indonesian consumer group is pushing for mosquito repellents to carry labels warning of their dangers, the Jakarta Post recently reported. Consumer activist AS...

Vietnamese Villagers Now Near Border

About 160 floating homes belonging to Vietnamese villagers kicked out from the Monivong Bridge area in Phnom Penh last week are now in Kandal...

Japanese Government Pledges Continued Aid

A Japanese government mission on Thursday reaffirmed its support of Cambodia, especially in infrastructure, agriculture and human resource development after two days of discussions...

National Bank Appoints Deputy Governor

Banking expert Eng Thai San has been appointed the new deputy governor for the National Bank of Cambodia, which be­came vacant when Sum Nipha...

Election Monitors Support Non-Party System

Members of three main election monitoring organizations continue to support the use of non-party specific candidates in next year’s scheduled commune elections, but did...

$16,100 in Counterfeit Bills Seized

A 35-year-old man was arrested in Phnom Penh’s Don Penh district Monday with counterfeit US bills worth more than $16,000 and 4.8 kgs of...

CMAC Facing $450,000 Budget Shortfall

The already financially troubled Cambodian Mine Action Cen­ter could face an approximately $450,000 shortfall in December, despite pledges of money from donor nations, UN...

Pursat Province Residents Slowly Recovering From Floods

kompong roka village, Pursat province - Sitting this week under a blue tarpaulin donated by the Cambodian Red Cross, Than Nhien was temporarily homeless...

Some Military Unhappy With Appointment of New Boss

The surprise appointment of a Hun Sen confidante to a top post in the army has led to grousing among some in the military...

Vietnam Embassy Assailed

Human rights groups are criticizing the Vietnamese embassy for not being proactive in the case of hundreds of Vietnamese villagers who were kicked out...

Gov’t Seeks to Appease MSF After Complaints

A meeting between senior government health and finance officials and Medecins Sans Fron­tieres last week could result in more transparency in the country’s health...

Ghana Man Fatally Shot, Link to Drugs Found

A citizen of Ghana was shot dead Tuesday night in Russei Keo district in what police believe was a revenge attack related to the...

Gov’t to Appeal Vietnam on Death Sentences

The Foreign Affairs Ministry will lodge an appeal to the Vietna­mese government concerning two Cambodians who have been sentenced to death by the Ho...

Magistracy Council Talks Judges’ Salaries

The Supreme Council of Ma­g­is­tracy discussed several issues focusing on how to im­prove the judicial system, including examining how judges are appointed and increasing...

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Cambodia’s PM Hun Sen ‘Misreading’ EU as Withdrawal of Trade Preferences...

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen is wrong to assume the EU will stop at partial trade sanctions if he does not end a crackdown on voices critical of his government, observers said Wednesday, a week ahead of a planned return of tariffs to around one-fifth of Cambodian exports to the bloc.