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In Poipet, Children Remain Lucrative Business Exports Beyond Thai Border

poipet, Banteay Meanchey prov­ince - Like any good recruiter, Chan Nang’s new master painted a rosy picture for his mother the day she visited...

Phnom Penh Governorship Goes to CPP, Not Funcinpec

Chea Sophara officially was promoted this weekend to become Phnom Penh’s governor, but Funcinpec officials were mum on why their party had given away...

Personal Motive Suspected in Shooting of Editor’s Spouse

Personal revenge, not politics, is thought to be the motive be­hind Tuesday’s shooting of a Khmer-language newspaper editor’s wife in Phnom Penh, police and...

Red Cross Hands Over Nets

A donation of mosquito nets and insecticide worth $137,790 was recently given to the National Malaria Center by the Red Cross in this year’s...

Deadline Extended for Illegals

Government officials say a deadline for illegal immigrants to voluntarily turn themselves in has been extended to Nov 30 because of poor response. Not...

Adhoc Lawyer to Help Girls

Local human rights group Adhoc says it will hire an independent lawyer to pursue the case of two 17-year old girls who claim they...

New Schools to Bring Internet Age to Isolated Provinces

robap village, Preah Vihear province - Pam Meorn, 54, isn’t sure exactly what the local children will do with the solar-powered computer that’s part...

Cheers, Concerns as More Vietnamese Booted

As he watched his Vietnamese neighbors being kicked out of their homes near Monivong Bridge Thursday, Hak Sophany thanked the government for cleaning up...

Sorcerer Shot, Liver Eaten

Four men who dined on the liver of a murdered sorcerer are being held in Battambang pro­vince, officials said Thursday. Army Captain Som Tout,...

City Gets New Police Chief For Crackdown

A new police commander will take the reigns of Phnom Penh’s municipal police forces, as part of a major shakeup aimed at bringing Cambodia’s...

Royal Air Cambodge Plans Millennium Flights

Royal Air Cambodge’s chairman said Wednesday that the airline still plans to boost service for Festival Angkor 2000, denying a news report that the...

ADB Calls On Gov’t to Take Action

An Asian Development Bank vice president on Wednesday urged the government to take action on promised reforms in fi­nance, economy and decentralization, officials said....

Rains Douse Nation; Officials Brace for Floods

In Kandal Stung district south of Phnom Penh, roughly 100 residents watched Wednesday as their roads washed away. They could not sleep for fear...

Gradual Elimination of Import Duties OK’d

The National Assembly Wed­nes­day approved an amendment to the commercial laws that would eliminate duties on imported goods by the year 2018. The measure—one...

Illegal Chinese Immigrants Happy to Leave

More than 200 cramped Chi­nese illegal immigrants de­tained for weeks in poor conditions cheered from six military trucks as aircraft arrived Wed­nesday to carry...

First Wave of Villagers Are Evicted From River Homes

When police officers and soldiers carrying AK-47s ordered Thi Be Nguyen on Wednesday to leave her home of 20 years near the Monivong Bridge,...

Second Group of 100 Illegal Immigrants Secretly Depart Off to China

More than 100 Chinese nationals were secretly deported Mon­day, the beginning of an operation to send all detained illegal Chinese immigrants back to China,...

Queen Joins Park Inauguration Ceremony

Hundreds of students carrying balloons and posters of King Noro­dom Sihanouk attended a ceremony Friday to inaugurate the newly renovated park in front of...

Prince Says Negative Image Hurts Tourism

Cambodia’s negative reputation and poor infrastructure are some of the factors that stifle the growth of tourism, Prince Noro­dom Ranariddh said Friday during a...

Mystery Surrounds Whereabouts of 9 Chinese

Just a day after the deportation of 105 Chinese nationals, officials gave conflicting versions of the whereabouts of nine illegal immigrants arrested last month...

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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.