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2nd Fire Hits Immigration Police Headquarters

Less than a month after a suspicious fire destroyed a building at the Immigration Police headquarters, authorities say a second building was deliberately torch­ed,...

‘Poor Health,’ Old Age Haunting the King

As he passed out water pumps to provincial representatives at the Royal Palace Saturday, King Noro­­dom Sihanouk announced that his health was failing, saying...

Overweight Big Rigs Won’t Keep on Truckin’

The Council of Ministers on Friday approved a sub-decree that will limit the weight of transport trucks to stop further damage to the country’s...

50 Homes Burn; Police Seek Arson Suspect

A day after a fire destroyed roughly 50 homes in the Srah Chak commune in Don Penh district, authorities said Sunday they are searching...

Wat Rally Planned Despite Monks’ Request

At the urging of leading monks, the municipality has banned a student gathering at Wat Botum pagoda planned for Tuesday, according to municipal cabinet...

Local Deminers Back From Kosovo Mission

A group of 15 Cambodian deminers with the Mines Advi­sory Group returned last week from central Kosovo, where they were working since June to...

Owner of Bar Compensated, Won’t Charge

sihanoukville - The victim in a recent shooting incident that involved the son of CPP Presi­dent Chea Sim has said he will not press...

Hun Sen Demands US Lift Cuba Embargo

During his visit to Cuba, Prime Min­i­ster Hun Sen blasted the US’ long-time embargo of the small communist nation. The prime minister’s remarks came...

Kite Fliers Told to Reel ‘em In

Civil aviation officials have asked that kites not be flown near Pochentong Airport because they pose a safety hazard for planes landing and taking...

Old Market Vendors Upset About Rehabilitation Project

Phsar Chas vendors are drafting a letter to Phnom Penh’s first deputy governor, Chea Sophara, in the hopes of preventing the “old market” from...

Two Suspended for Attending ILO Workshop

Two garment workers at the Winner Knitting Factory in Kandal province have been suspended for attending an Inter­national Labor Organiza­tion’s training workshop, according to...

Kampot Saltmakers Get Court’s OK to Sell Excess Product

The Appeals Court on Thurs­day granted a group of Kam­pot province-based salt producers the right to sell their excess product. The ruling is the latest...

Violinist Set to Leave Country

British violinist and Red Cross spokes­woman Vanessa-Mae finished her visit to Cambodia on Thursday with a trip to the Russian market and the International...

Rocket Attacker Arrest Called Retribution

Opposition party members say last week’s arrest of a suspect linked to the 1998 B-40 rocket attack against a motorcade of top politicians is...

Sar Kheng Pledges New Laws to Protect Women

The government will ensure women’s rights through preventative and protective measures in addressing sex trafficking, rape and domestic violence, Deputy Prime Minister Sar Kheng...

Hun Sen Starts Tour of Cuba

Prime Minister Hun Sen was scheduled to meet with Cuban President Fidel Castro on Thurs­day as part of the premier’s week-long visit to the...

In a First, Illegal Chinese Immigrants Face Cambodia Court

Illegal Chinese nationals are expected to be prosecuted for the first time in local courts for entering the country without valid documents in what...

CMAC Donors to Wait for Audit Before Deciding on Aid

International donors to the Cam­bodian Mine Action Center decided Tuesday to wait for the release of an audit of donor funds later this month...

Saltmakers’ Dispute to Get Shake in Court

Salt producers in Kampot province squabbled this week with a company that recently secured an exclusive contract to sell their product, resulting in a...

Assembly Sets Stage for Move to Theater

A landmark theater partially destroyed by fire five years ago has been given to the National Assembly to be the parliament’s new home, government...

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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.