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Industry Minister Sleepless Over Loss in the City He Loves

More than a week after the elections, Minister of Industry Pou Sothirak can’t get a decent night’s rest. Every time he tries to shut...

NEC Rejects Complaint Chief’s Resignation

National Election Committee Chairman Chheng Phon has re­fused to accept NEC Vice Chair­man Kassie Neou’s resignation from the ad hoc committee in char­ge of...

3 Recounts Remarkably Close to First Tally

The recounts of three Takeo communes Wednesday showed results almost identical to the original counts, despite opposition predictions that the second tally would turn...

Chea Sim Leads Trip to King

King Norodom Sihanouk hosted a high-powered CPP delegation for lunch on Wednesday, palace and party officials said. It was the second high-profile CPP delegation...

Reastr Niyum Leaders Vow To Continue

Fourteen of 15 steering committee members of the seatless Reastr Niyum met Wednesday morning and reached a “consensus” to continue the party, party leaders...

Deputy PM Says F’pec Won’t Split Ministries

Officially, Funcinpec is waiting until the final election results are released before the party makes any noise about the role it might want to...

Talk With Envoy Preceded Nuon Paet Bust

The arrest Saturday of Khmer Rouge commander Nuon Paet came less than two weeks after Australian Ambassador Malcolm Leader met National Police Dir­ector-General Hok...

CPP Nails Majority Despite Slipping Popularity

The CPP knew before the elections its popularity was slipping and that it would fall eight to 12 seats short of its goal of...

Preliminary Results Give CPP 64 Seats

Ten days after the polls closed, the National Election Committee on Wednesday completed preliminary results and the winner, as expected, was the CPP. In...

Tourism Down From Last Year

Tourist arrivals in Cambodia during the first half of the year were down by 35 percent from the same period last year, according to...

Customs Revenues Drop 17 Percent in July

Customs revenues in July dropped 17 percent from June, and officials continued to warn the country faces a serious budget shortfall. About $9.7 million...

Worn NEC Official Cedes Post

The chairman of the National Election Committee’s commission on fraud appeared to have resigned amid squabbles over procedures Tuesday as election officials began a...

Delayed Phnom Penh Results Expected Today Today TodayTodayers Tell of Intimidation, Fraud

A National Election Committee spokesman promised that preliminary results for Phnom Penh will be released today, 10 days after the elections. Samraing Kamsan, spokes­man...

General Says No Post-Poll Harassment

Reports Continue to Pour in, However The chief of headquarters for the national police said Tuesday he has investigated but found no evidence for claims...

Comfrel, NEC Counts Don’t Differ Wildly

The parallel vote counts compiled by the National Election Committee and the Committee for Free and Fair Elections show slightly different results, but so...

NEC Formula-Meeting Minutes Still Missing

Despite repeated requests, the National Election Committee failed Tuesday to produce minutes of a May 28 meeting in which members purportedly changed the formula...

Pundits Ponder Whether IMF Will Return

Investors greeted it with joy: The Asian Development Bank said it could lead to the resumption of assistance to the Cam­bodian government. Now economic...

Rainsy: JIOG Saw Iota of Poll

The Sam Rainsy Party on Tuesday took issue with the UN-coordinated Joint International Observer Group’s labeling elections as “credible,” saying the observers visited voting...

Reastr Niyum Lodges Protest

The Reastr Niyum party asked the National Election Committee to look into reports of election wrongdoing and to do re­counts in areas where fraud...

Riel Trading Steady at 3,500

One day after Cambodia’s currency hit a 12-month high, the riel was trading steadily at 3,500 to the US dollar at the city’s ex­change...

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