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Council Begins Deliberating Without Formula Complaint

Analysts Urge Body To Address Concern The Constitutional Council began closed-door meetings on election complaints Monday as opposition leaders and political analysts called on it...

Police Defend Defrocking Act

A deputy police chief on Mon­day defended his officers who looked on as two monks accused of embezzlement were beaten and defrocked by angry...

Police Detain Rainsy Party Supporters

Two Sam Rainsy Party workers distributing leaflets at a garment factory were detained by police Monday morning and later released, according to police. Chhim...

Exam Day Passes Test—Few Cheats Found

The first day of exams for senior high school diplomas passed quietly Monday, after extra security measures were taken to stop usual widespread cheating,...

US Labor Group Wants Cambodia’s Trade Status Revoked

One of the most powerful labor unions in the US has called on its government to revoke a special trading status for Cambodia over...

Mothers Caught Selling Girls Childre

Police on Sunday detained and later released two mothers who were in the process of selling their daughters to a businessman in a Phnom...

NEC Shares Its Own Poll Observations

National Election Committee members on Monday blamed political party workers for some of the mistakes committed in carrying out the July 26 elections. Problems...

Rainsy Party Wrestles With Choice of Pailin Candidate

Sam Rainsy Party activists are pushing to replace their current Pai­lin candidate, an American-Cam­bodian, with a local member for the National Assembly seat the...

Opposition Demonstrates Against Election

About 100 opposition supporters gathered outside the US Embassy on Saturday, slamming last month’s elections and de­mand­ing a new poll overseen by the UN...

Monks Beaten While Villagers Stage Defrocking

Angry villagers in Meanchey district literally defrocked two monks accused of embezzlement Sunday afternoon while a large contingent of police looked on, according to...

Council OKs Appeal to Rice Donors

The Council of Ministers on Friday agreed to launch an international appeal for 250,000 tons of rice in anticipation of massive crop failures this...

Voter Turnout Exceeded ’93, NEC Reports

Nearly 94 percent of Cam­bodia’s registered voters cast ballots in last month’s national election, with only 337,916 out of  nearly 5.4 million failing to...

Prince Wants Hun Sen Out of Coalition Gov’t

Funcinpec President Prince Norodom Ranariddh has suggested his party would agree to a coalition government with the CPP as long as it was not...

Water Rates Likely to Rise Following Electricity Hikes

With electricity rates set to rise by as much as 60 percent next month, the city’s water authority says it may be forced to...

Council Claims Rainsy Missed Deadline

Desk officers at the Con­sti­tutional Council on Friday morning again rejected seven categories of election complaints lodged by opposition politician Sam Rainsy, in part...

Scared to Health

Villagers Turn to the ‘Ting Mong’ For a Retreat From Sickness po peal khe village, Battambang province - Residents here turned to an old friend...

Consumer Savvy

Supermarkets Hock Imported Goods To Dollar-Holding Masses kippy Peanut Butter, Kraft Vegemite, Nissen Coup O’ Noodles, Doritos Nacho Cheese Flavor Corn Chips, Campbell’s Soup, Lee...

Pier Said to be Within Border

Koh Kong Governor Rong Plamkesan this week denied a report in a Thai newspaper that a proposed pier would extend across the Thai border.  The...

Gov’t Orders Preparations to Stop Angling of Young Fish

As Cambodia enters fish spawning season, the two prime ministers have ordered an offensive against baby fish traffickers.  “We have to crack down on catching...

Demining Dogs Off to B’Bang

Four dogs that have been training at the Cambodian Mine Action Center in Kompong Chhnang province are scheduled to be transferred to Battambang province...

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Kem Sokha says Melbourne speech aimed to dispel ‘CPP puppet’ talk

Former opposition leader Kem Sokha said at his trial on Thursday that his 2013 speech in Australia was an attempt to dispel a notion among overseas opposition supporters that he was a puppet of the ruling party.