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Former KR Meet With UN About Trial

For the first time since defecting to the government and effectively ending civil war here, former Khmer Rouge leaders sat down with UN representatives...

Sam Rainsy Party Wants Ieng Mouly Ousted

Cambodian Mine Action Cen­ter Chairman Ieng Mouly said Sunday that he is going to resist the Sam Rainsy Party’s efforts to force his resignation...

Reform Tops Ministry’s Plans for 2000 Budget

As the International Monetary Fund decides whether to resume assistance to Cambodia, the Ministry of Finance is proposing several reforms for the next fiscal...

Rubber Farms Get a Boost

The French government has donated $1 million to launch a rubber-farming program for families in the Tbong Khmum district in Kompong Cham pro­vince, according...

Donors Call for Investigation

An investigation into possible criminal fraud and embezzlement within the county’s largest demining agency has yet to begin, despite the donor nation’s demand that...

Royal Air Cambodge Delay Raises Some Travel Agent Ire

After a Royal Air Cambodge jet hit a gate at Pochentong Airport last week—reducing RAC’s fleet of three planes by one-third—the airline scrambled to...

Livelihoods May Be Trashed if Gov’t Makes Dump Move

Yeay An, a 68-year-old grandmother, sits in a pile of garbage for 10 hours a day at the Stung Meanchey dump, sifting through everything...

Ailing Demining Agency Likely to Blow Donor Deadlines

Senior officials at the Cam­bodian Mine Action Center admitted Thursday that most of the end-of-August reform deadlines imposed by donor nations are going to...

Rainsy Rally Calls for UN Tribunal

Opponents of an international Khmer Rouge tribunal “use the same language as Pol Pot” in re­ject­ing international assist­ance, opposition leader Sam Rainsy told supporters...

Police, Military Said Part of Drug Business

Five state employees are among six people police have identified as part of a drug trafficking gang that attempted to ship 4.5 tons of...

Former KR Grow Hybrid Corn

A huge Thai agricultural company has put former Khmer Rouge rebels in Pailin to work growing hybrid corn, company official Pin Vannaro said Monday....

Villagers Working in Malaria at High Risk, Receive Nets

chhay tbong village, Koh Kong province - Working in the forest for a living can be hazardous to the health of rural Cambodians. But,...

E-Trade Web Site Launched

The Ministry of Commerce has launched its World Wide Web site for electronic trade promotion, in an effort to compete with other Asean members...

Thousands of Small Guns Made Into One Big One

The more than 4,000 guns destroyed in a ceremony at Olympic Stadium in May have been melted down and reshaped into a giant statue...

‘Sin’ Tax on Booze, Cigarettes to Take Affect

Starting next Wednesday, the government plans to levy a 3 percent tax on imported alcohol and cigarettes in its newest effort to fill national...

$80 Million at Stake as IMF Studies Reform

Discussions this week between the International Monetary Fund and the government could result in an $80 million loan, officials said Wed­nes­day. A five-member IMF...

Mine Center Money Being Withheld by Finance Ministry

A substantial amount of money for the Cambodian Mine Action Center’s governing coun­cil has been frozen by the Fin­ance Ministry pending the recovery of...

Top UN Legal Team Arrives as Rights Group Decries Plan

The leader of a high-profile UN legal team said Wednesday he will discuss with the government the idea of a mixed court to try...

Bear Pair’s DNA Sent to US

Test May Show New Species, Subspecies The Ministry of Agriculture’s Wildlife Protection Office has sent DNA samples from two rare bears to be tested in...

Four Vietnamese Men Caught With Explosives

Four men were arrested in Phnom Penh on Saturday with an explosive substance that initially was thought to be uranium, a top Interior Ministry...

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Cambodia reports 2 imported COVID-19 cases, 441 in total

Cambodia on Tuesday reported two more imported COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections in the kingdom to 441, said a health ministry (MoH) statement.