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Hun Sen Offers Options On Prosecuting Khmer Rouge

Hun Sen Offers Options On Prosecuting Khmer Rouge In his first public comments about a trial of former Khmer Rouge leaders since a UN negotiating...

Senate Touts Accomplishments of First Year

‘Nothing Much... Achieved,’ Say Critics of New Body It’s been just over a year since Cambodia’s Senate got off to a somewhat shaky start, and...

From Behind Lens, Photographer Saw the End

Al Rockoff’s Photos Of Phnom Penh’s Fall To Be Shown The first wound came during a night raid on a village. The booby trap should...

Worker’s Safety Standards Are Accepted by Government

Hoping to curb an unusually high accident rate on haphazardly-monitored Cambodian construction sites, the government pushed job safety Thursday by formally adopting a Japanese-written...

ADB Wants Renegotiations on Log Licenses

The government should cancel three forest concessions that have been almost completely harvested and place at least eight other “seriously depleted” concessions under a...

Memorial Returned to Grenade Attack Site

Stupa Retrieved From Tonle Sap Sewage Ditch The battle over a memorial to victims of a 1997 grenade attack continued this weekend with Sam Rainsy...

Seven Escape From New Siem Reap Prison

Seven prisoners have escaped from the new prison in Siem Reap province, prison and police officials confirmed Thurs­day. Police are still searching for the...

At KR Forum, Woman Tells of Family Loss

sihanoukville - Em Poung and her family managed to steer clear of the Khmer Rouge for the first year of the regime’s macabre agrarian...

ADB Logging Concession Review Ready To Be Debated

The Asian Development Bank has completed its logging concession review and will present its draft report at a workshop on Monday, officials said this...

PM Decries Dumping of Old Shoes

Pledging to crack down on illegal dumping in Cambodia, Prime Minister Hun Sen has ordered environment and municipal officials to find and punish the...

Sam Rainsy Memorializes Grenade Victims Victims

Hundreds of supporters and onlookers listened Thursday as Sam Rainsy marked a grim three-year anni­versary: It was on March 30, 1997, that at least...

Abandoned Warehouse Goods To Be Auctioned

Customs officials plan to auction off 132 containers of clothes, to­bacco and spare auto parts aban­doned in warehouses at the Si­hanoukville port. Pen Siman,...

Ministry Recovers $500,000 in Overdue Rent

The Ministry of Finance has recovered about $500,000 of the more than $2 million owed by private companies that rent property from government ministries,...

Recent Malarial Deaths of Officials Put Focus on Education

The malarial deaths of two Cambodian wildlife officials in the past six months have caused concern among health officials that people working in malaria-infested...

Villagers Say Officials Ignoring Hun Sen Order

About 100 villagers in Kom­pong Cham have been in Phnom Penh over the past week to protest their continued displacement, despite a directive by...

Election Watchdogs Cite Hun Sun’s Support

Election watchdogs say they have the support of Hun Sen on several key modifications they have proposed to the communal election draft laws, though...

Grenade Blast Reverberates, 3 Years Later

Three years ago today someone—witnesses say several men—threw a handful of gre­nades into a crowd listening to an early morning political speech by Sam...

Survey Says Courts Seen As Most Corrupt

A World Bank-commissioned survey on corruption shows that court and customs employees are among the government workers seen as the most unethical, according to...

Authorities Still Hush on Grenade Attack Investigation

Three years after the bloody grenade attack, investigators say they still believe someone will be arrested. Someday. “We have evidence in hand, but we need...

World Bank Survey Says Courts Seen As Most Corrupt

A World Bank-commissioned survey on corruption shows that court and customs employees are among the government workers seen as the most unethical, according to...

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Cambodia’s COVID-19 death toll rises to 120 with 6 new fatalities

Cambodia's death toll from COVID-19 has surged to 120 on Sunday after six new fatalities were reported in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health said in a statement.