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Gov’t Urged to Expand Flights to Siem Reap

Tourism Minister Veng Serey­vuth said Tuesday he would soon officially request the government to change its one international-airport policy and allow more direct international...

Khmer Web Settles Dispute

Khmer Web on Tuesday agreed to repay CamNet $2,500, after a CamNet user accused the Internet cafe of using at least 500 hours on...

Supreme Court Lifts Injunction on Samart Scratch Cards

The Supreme Court on Tues­day temporarily lifted an injunction against Cambodia Samart , clearing the way for the mobile phone company to launch its...

World Bank Delegation Meets With Hun Sen

A World Bank delegation met with Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday to discuss the government’s progress on reforms, officials said. Eang Sophall Eth,...

Capital Investments Slows in First 9 Months

Capital investment pledged for Cambodia has slowed dramatically this year, totaling $240 million in the first nine months of 1999, down from $796 million...

Internet Cafe Accused of ‘Social’ Hacking

A popular Internet cafe is being accused of stealing Internet time, allowing it to charge lower rates than its competition. The owners of 3-month-old...

Mysterious Tape Alleges Political Attack Scheme Against SRP

Three days before his Oct 6 abduction, opposition party parliamentarian Lon Phon received an ominous audio tape—a “confession” allegedly made by a Sam Rainsy...

Illegal Residents Have Until Nov 5 to Turn Themselves In

All foreign nationals without proper documentation to be in the country have until Nov 5 to present themselves to authorities or risk being tracked...

Rights Groups Maintain Pressure for Tribunal

Any agreement between the government and the US over trying former Khmer Rouge leaders should fall within already established UN standards of justice, local...

Sar Kheng Says Officials Often Ignore Law

As World Bank officials and donor countries express concern over Cambodia’s inability to es­tablish the rule of law, co-Mini­ster of Interior Sar Kheng conceded...

Minister Speaks at Malaysian AIDS Summit

kuala lumpur - Minister of Wo­men’s Affairs Mu Sochua said the government must pass legi­slation and get funding to em­power women and thus help...

Government Allegation Denials Weak, French Magazine Says

The French magazine that linked Prime Minister Hun Sen’s wife to the murder of Piseth Peaklica has dismissed government denials as ‘‘the lies of...

IMF Resumes Assistance With 3-Year, $81M Loan Package

After a two-year absence, the International Monetary Fund has decided to resume its funding to Cambodia, and granted the government’s request for an $81.6...

Floating Village Cut Adrift

Yeang Byung Soa doubts he’ll be able to comply with a municipal government order to disassemble his house on the Bassac River and relocate...

Amphetamines Newest Danger

Amphetamine use is posing as the most serious drug test for Cambodia, national and UN drug control officials said Thursday at the conclusion of...

Returnees to Samlot Bring Rise in Malaria

battambang town - Thousands of refugees flooding into the Samlot area from Thailand over the last several months may be leading to an increase...

Connections in Bangkok Slayings Investigated

Authorities are investigating the past activities in Phnom Penh of three Hong Kong men shot dead in a gangland-style hit in Bangkok, a senior...

Reform Effort Tightens Civil Service Ranks

More than 2,000 civil servants will be cut from the payroll or reach retirement by the end of this month as part of administrative...

China Says Crackdown on Illegals Biased

Chinese diplomats have told top Cambodian officials the recent crackdown against Chi­nese illegal immigrants is discriminatory, according to First Deputy Governor of Phnom Penh...

China’s Support Suddenly Turns Silent Over Khmer Rouge Trial

As government officials publicly accept US proposals on how to try former Khmer Rouge leaders, conspicuously quiet has been a nation some would argue...

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Environmental fears as new Mekong island carved out in Phnom Penh

A major land reclamation in the Mekong has forged ahead in what developers say will be the second Diamond Island. But while land filling elsewhere in the city has been met with unease, this mega-project has taken shape unbothered by current or controversy