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Cambodia Weathers Assault by Cold, Storms

While most Cambodians were shivering on Monday, Chen Soy was working up a sweat. As customers flocked to her second-hand clothes shop on Street...

Possible Toxic Dump Found Near S’ville

sihanoukville - Environmental officials say they suspect that a new dump site found about15 km outside the town center contains hazardous wastes shipped from...

Environment Chief Decries Kulen Grant

Cambodia’s top environmental official said he has asked the government to reconsider its decision to grant a development contract at Phnom Ku­len, one of...

‘Freedom Fighters’ Vow Continued Resistance

Sam Rainsy Party Denies Connection An obscure group led by a former Sam Rainsy Party member says it will maintain an armed resistance against the...

Anlong Veng Hesitates to Accept New Defectors

anlong veng, Oddar Meanchey - The residents of this remote northern town are struggling over whether to welcome back some former Khmer Rouge compatriots-turned-enemies....

NGO Senate Alternative Goes to Assembly Alternative

With the odds against them, Cambodian NGOs today are sending parliamentarians a counterproposal to a National As­sembly draft amendment to the Constitution that would...

Seminar Trains Doctors to Bolster Mental Health Care System

siem reap town - Depression has become an easily treatable illness in many Western countries. But in Cambodia, where up to 70 percent of...

King Voices Support for Political Rights

King Norodom Sihanouk im­plicitly confirmed killings and human rights abuses in Cam­bodia as he asserted his own position as a human rights defender in...

Cambodian Art Seeks a Market

Art Enthusiasts Seek to ‘Break the Cycle’ Keeping Cambodian Art Hidden Inside a new gallery in Phnom Penh, art professor Ly Daravuth points to a...

Step One for a Good CV: The Truth

Job-seekers should have resumes that are well-written, honest and fully outline what they did at their previous jobs, say human resource professionals in Cambodia....

Help Unwanted

Shortage of Skilled Jobs Puts Push For a Better Life on Hold Ros Sovann was supposed to be elite. He was heavily recruited out of university...

Squatters To Be Moved To Sihanoukville; First Phase Begins in Relocation Program

Phnom Penh plans to transplant 100 squatter families to a Sihanoukville plantation in the first phase of an effort to rid parts of the...

KR Trial Alternatives Discussed by Officials

Genocide experts and a government spokesman this week suggested that alternatives exist to a proposed UN-sponsored tribunal to try Khmer Rouge leaders on charges...

Pantomime Improves on Fairy Tale

“This show is not a serious show. It’s funny and at times silly. So we want to hear you laugh a lot...” So announces...

NGOs Oppose Senate, Constitutional Changes

A group of Cambodian NGOs is expected to finalize a counterproposal today to a National As­sembly draft proposal to amend the Constitution and create...

PM Promises Rights for All

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday pledged to promote human rights for everyone, saying the task of the new government is to make human...

­Tax Collection Down Despite Logging Yield

The government’s collection of only about $5 million in logging revenue so far this year is lower  than in previous years, despite high harvest...

Direct Siem Reap Flights Hang in Balance

The new government is considering canceling direct international flights to Siem Reap, a council official said Wednesday. “We are not going to cancel these...

24 Sought for Chamber Board

The Phnom Penh Chamber of Commerce is looking for 24 new board members before it can hold an election for its next president, Kong...

Battambang Gets Power Boost

A US-Canadian joint venture is preparing to build a temporary power station in Battambang pro­vince, even though the government has an exclusive agreement on...

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