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Factory Protest Turns Violent; 11 Detained

Eleven workers were detained by police Tuesday after more than 1,000 striking factory workers scuffled with police, witnesses and police said. The workers were protesting...

PM to Rejoin Spotlight Today With Peace Day Appearance

In his first public appearance in nearly two months, Second Prime Minister Hun Sen this morning will tout the successes of a government policy...

600 Refugees Cleared to Return From Thailand

A tripartite round-table in Bangkok on Monday agreed to proceed with the repatriation of 600 people, the first group from refugee camps in the...

Police Detain Union Reps; Workers Claim Harassment

Eight union representatives handing out leaflets in front of a garment factory on Sunday were detained and questioned by police, according to a union...

Attack Followed CPP Threats, Officials Say

His larynx was sliced open by shrapnel and he could barely talk, but wounded Son Sann Party activist Khieu Rama was still able to...

South Korean Firm Strikes Pailin Road-Building Deal

Gem- and timber-rich Pailin is getting help from a South Korean construction company to rebuild the dilapidated road through the town, a Pailin official...

Son Sann Party Talking Boycott After Killings

The Son Sann Party threatened Monday to pull out of upcoming elections unless an arrest is made in a deadly grenade attack on a...

Rebel Threat Lingers, Warns Top CPP Official

Sok An, a top CPP official and close aide to Second Prime Minister Hun Sen, on Monday warned the nation that the Khmer Rouge...

New CMAC Vehicle Tested

The Cambodian Mine Action Center staged its first test Mon­day of a state-of-the-art mine-clearing vehicle officials said could revolutionize the nation’s demining efforts. Two...

‘No Choice’ for Hard-Liners But to Fight, Says Guerrilla

Khmer Rouge forces have “no choice” but to continue fighting government troops, a top guerrilla commander said Sunday. Khem Nguon said the government’s rejection of...

Alleged Robber’s Extradition Disrupted in Airport Incident

Efforts to extradite a French citizen wanted in connection with six bank heists in Denmark went awry Monday when the man locked himself in...

Opposition Pair Killed By Grenade

A grenade blast killed two Son Sann Party members and wounded three others Saturday night in what appeared to be the latest po­litical attack...

Election Education Takes a Dramatic Turn

The father was drunk again, and the children fled for help to get him to stop. But the village elder they brought back came...

Registration Delay Sought; Poll Date Stands

The National Election Com­mittee decided Saturday to stick to the July 26 date for national elections, although it will ask the cabinet today for...

Who’s Worried? Rebel Radio Spoofs Hun Sen’s Directives

The military situation may be tense, but Khmer Rouge radio was loose last week, broadcasting a fictional account of a telephone conversation between Second...

Kampot Activist Gunned Down; CPP Calls Killing Political

As killings go in Cambodia, the reports of the death of Ngoun Hoeung were almost depressingly typical: a dispute over land. A drunken village...

Debate Begins Whether Pol Pot Was Murdered

The timing of Pol Pot’s death late Wednesday raised the suspicions of diplomats and military analysts, with some believing the infamous guerrilla was murdered...

Handover Deal Pressed in Hours Before Passing

Hours before Pol Pot died, a top Khmer Rouge commander contacted the government trying to make a deal to hand over the man accused...

Royal Audience For Asean trioka

The foreign ministers of Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines are due to fly to Siem Reap this weekend to meet with King Norodom Sihanouk,...

Cambodians Feel Robbed of Justice with Pol Pot’s Passing

For almost as long as Tay Mon can remember, the name Pol Pot has brought unbidden images of hunger and horror.  Her brother and...

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Cambodian Students in China Raise Coronavirus Fears

Cambodian university students say they’re worried about contracting a new respiratory virus while studying in China where about 2,000 cases of the illness have been reported and more than 50 people have died.