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Long-Term Court Reform Elusive, Officials Say

This is the second in an occasional series on judicial reform.Uk Savuth has his work cut out for him. The newly appointed head prosecutor...

Officials Visit O’Smach, Urge Change

o’smach, Oddar Meanchey province - Generally neglected for more than a year by the party they supported as soldiers and civilians during the factional...

Brothel Attack in Siem Reap Kills 2, Injures 14

A grenade attack killed two men and injured 14 people at a Siem Reap town brothel Thurs­day, police officials confirmed Sunday. Motorbike-taxi driver Sam...

PM Warns Against Criticizing Burma Abuses

Prime Minister Hun Sen this weekend cautioned countries against criticizing Burma for human rights abuses, keeping with Asean’s stance of non-interference in the affairs...

Vietnam’s NA Leader Talks Border Dispute

Between touring museums and temples, Vietnam’s National Assembly president has been meeting with Cambodia’s top leadership to build ties between the two countries and...

Newspapers Apologize to Gov’t But No Decision Yet on Suspensions

Threatened with suspensions, two newspaper editors said Thurs­day they wrote apology letters to the Ministry of Infor­mation for publishing articles against Prime Minister Hun...

Report Alleges Illegal Fishing in Stung Treng

Provincial officials in Stung Treng have been selling off fish spawning areas in designated protected areas to private companies, according to a new report...

Newspapers Apologize to Gov’t

Threatened with suspensions, two newspaper editors said Thurs­day they wrote apology letters to the Ministry of Infor­mation for publishing articles against Prime Minister Hun...

Former Police Chief Shot At

A former Phnom Penh police chief and two companions es­caped assassination Wed­nesday night when their car was sprayed with automatic rifle fire on a...

Acid Suspect Still At Large

Police still have been unable to locate the woman accused of dumping acid on a 16-year-old karaoke video performer in December, but an arrest...

Former KR Leader Would Go To Trial

Ke Pauk Says ‘I’m Sorry,’ But Blames Killing on Pol Pot siem reap town - Former Khmer Rouge general Ke Pauk, named by many as...

Border Patrol Encounters Armed Vietnamese Guarding Farms

kompong krasaing village, Takeo province - For 10 years, Major Chea Samorn and his border police have waded across the flood plains here in...

Letter-Writing Campaign Targets Labor Laws

French citizens supporting a Paris-based NGO have sent more than 500 letters to Labor Minister Ith Sam Heng, urging the Cam­bodian government to create...

CDRI Forecasts 5% Growth

A national research group forecasts 5 percent economic growth for Cambodia this year, a 1 percent increase over last year. Sok Hach, a macro-economist...

Program Slows Pace of Snail Parasite

kratie town - The National Malaria Center turned its attention from mosquitoes to snails last week in its effort to fight a parasitic disease...

Ieng Sary Now Staying at Residence in Capital

Notorious former Khmer Rouge leader Ieng Sary is staying in Phnom Penh, according to a bodyguard stationed at his residence in Chamkarmon district. The...

EdC Staff Say Power Stealers Acted Alone

Officials at Electricite du Cam­bodge claimed no wrongdoing Wednesday following allegations by police and Governor Chea Sophara that staff at the state-run utility colluded...

Border Patrol Encounters Armed Vietnamese

kompong krasaing village, Takeo province - For 10 years, Major Chea Samorn and his border police have waded across the flood plains here in...

Newspapers May Face Suspension

The Ministry of Information has threatened to suspend two opposition papers for insulting the King and Prime Minister Hun Sen, but the editor of...

Deteriorating School Building Forces Schoolchildren Outside

About 650 school children in Kampot province’s Banteay Meas district are being forced to study outside under trees be­cause their teachers are afraid their...

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Cambodia reports 2 imported COVID-19 cases, 441 in total

Cambodia on Tuesday reported two more imported COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections in the kingdom to 441, said a health ministry (MoH) statement.