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Scam Artists Profit Selling Observer IDs

Swindlers selling election ob­server identification cards have left the National Election Com­mittee unsure of how many of the 59,424 national observers it has accredited...

PMs Take Aim at Smuggling

The two prime ministers have ordered a clampdown on smuggling as the government continues to lose revenue from customs taxes in the border regions. Illegal...

New Dry Port Ends Monopoly

Cambodia’s second dry port is scheduled to begin operations sometime this month, and shipping industry executives hope the end of the monopoly held by...

Tensions Defused After Commanders’ Release

Defense co-Minister Tea Banh secured the release of two senior military police commanders from jail last week, defusing a potential standoff between rival police...

First Council Hearing Upholds NEC Ruling

In its first-ever hearing on Wed­nesday, the Constitutional Coun­cil ruled to uphold the National Election Committee’s decision to exclude the Vongkot Khemarak Mohanokor party...

Dengue Fever Epidemic Sweeping Countryside

Four-year-old Srey Mom sits for­­­lornly on an oversized bed in the National Pediatric Hospital, an intravenous drip protruding from her partially shaved head. There...

No Arrests In Attack, Police Say

No arrests have been made in the Monday night grenade attack that killed one and injured eight at an amusement park in central Phnom...

Investment in Cambodia Plunges This Year

After several years of steady growth, capital investment in Cambodia plunged more than 60 percent in the first half of 1998, according to the...

Watchdog Seeks King’s Help

To impose more pressure on the government, the environmental watchdog Global Witness has presented its latest findings on rampant illegal logging to King Norodom...

F’pec Activist Reported Killed

A Funcinpec activist in Kom­pong Thom was shot dead over the weekend in the 12th alleged political killing in six weeks, a party official...

Kidnapped Baby Rescued

A baby girl snatched from her house in Tuol Kok three weeks ago has been reunited with her mother after her abductor led police...

Anlong Veng in Transition

The government continues to struggle to transform the former embattled Khmer Rouge zone of Anlong Veng into a place where people can develop their...

Park Blast Kills One, Injures Eight

Some Say Feud, Others Say Politics Shattering the uneasy calm of the first 10 days of the official campaign period, an explosion ripped through a...

Tourism Still Down From ’97

Tourist arrivals in Cambodia during the first five months of 1998 were down 38 percent compared with the same period last year, according to...

Strikers Win Day Off to Vote

Garment workers from Phnom Penh’s Seng Yong factory will be paid overtime and given time off to vote in the election, union officials said...

‘Controlled’ Cholera Leaves at Least 15 Dead

At least 15 people have died of cholera in the last two weeks in the crowded border town of Poipet, although health officials believe...

Ranariddh Vows Justice for July 5-6 Victims

Deposed first prime minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh vowed at a memorial service Monday that he would find justice for victims of last July’s factional...

Monk Defrocked After Affair

A 27-year-old monk at the capital’s Wat Srah Chok has been defrocked after the discovery of his month-long affair with a widowed cigarette vendor....

Polling Kits Will Take to Skies

Faced with poor roads, the rainy season and a shortage of time, the National Election Com­mittee has contracted with a helicopter company and is...

Asean Still Cambodian Goal

Finance Minister Keat Chhon reiterated Monday Cambo­dia’s determination to join Asean, des­pite the current economic turmoil that has engulfed many countries in the regional...

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Unstoppable Vietnam brush aside Cambodia to reach SEA Games 2019 final

Vietnam enhanced their gold-medal credentials at SEA Games 2019 on Saturday after cruising to a 4-0 semi-final win over Cambodia at the Rizal Memorial Stadium.