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UN Denounces Rampant ‘Intimidation’

The UN human rights office has released a report highly critical of the campaign atmosphere, alleging local government authorities have largely intimidated op­position parties...

Family’s Life Was Shattered Only Seconds From Escape

Her Niece Dead and Son Wounded, Thoughts of July 5 Make Woman ‘Want to Cry’ Sitha’s family was minutes, maybe only seconds from successfully fleeing...

Phnom Penh Players Pull Noises Off, This Weekend Only

The Phnom Penh Players’ latest production, Noises Off, opens on the stage of an apparently innocuous, if shambolic, small-town England amateur dramatics production. It...

Police, UN Disagree Over Activist’s Death

The police chief of Kandal province said Wednesday that his preliminary investigation on the death of a Funcinpec activist indicated suicide, while a UN...

Sam Rainsy Recruits Aggressively From CPP

Opposition candidate Sam Rainsy says he has won the support of a former CPP Interior Ministry secretary of state, and claims more CPP officials...

Commander Fired in Military Police Probe

Court officials are investigating military policemen whose alleged bullying of the Phnom Penh judiciary and beating of suspects this month outraged Justice Minister Chem...

RAC Cancels K Kong Trips

Royal Air Cambodge has again suspended flights to Koh Kong province after the second RCAF plane in six months hit a land mine on...

Cyclo Drivers’ Incomes Fall by Nearly Half

Fifteen thousand riel a day isn’t much. But Ngoun Horn, a Phnom Penh cyclo driver, says it was enough to feed his wife and...

Police Arrest Pursat Man in Funcinpec Death

Police on Sunday arrested a Pursat man in the killing of a Fun­cinpec member, alleging the slaying arose from bad medicine the victim gave...

NEC Still Awaits Ministry Payroll Transfer

The National Election Com­mittee is still waiting for a transfer of $1 million from the Ministry of Finance so it can meet its July...

Official Fired in Koh Kong

Koh Kong province’s top military official was removed from his post this week after the second incident of a plane hitting a land mine...

Prince Rues 1993 Coalition

odong, Kompong Speu - De­posed first prime minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh apologized to supporters Tuesday, saying it was a mistake for Funcinpec to enter...

King to Stay Through Polls

King Norodom Sihanouk has told Asean officials he will stay in Cambodia throughout the entire electoral process to act as an arbiter of whether...

Cambodian Cub Economy Escapes Tigers’ Crisis, Study Says

Left behind for years by the tiger economies of its neighbors, Cambodia’s underdeveloped economic framework has largely protected it from the ravages of the...

Arrests Made in Brutal Murder of Iraqi Man

Police on Monday showed off four men arrested in connection with the slaying of an Iraqi man after a dispute arose over $18,000 paid...

Villagers Feud With RCAF Over Rice Paddy

A dispute between villagers and soldiers has arisen over the ownership of several hundred hectares of paddy field in the Bavel district of Battambang...

Sam Rainsy Rising, Ousted Finance Minister Comes Back as Major Opposition Figure

In the 18 months he was finance minister, Sam Rainsy built a reputation as a crusader. But if he seemed strident then, he became...

Funcinpec Activist Found, Dead, in Kandal

The body of Funcinpec activist missing for a week was found dead Sunday morning in Kandal province, party officials and rights workers said. The...

Asean Troika Blesses Poll Preparations

Representatives of the regional economic and security bloc Asean on Saturday met with top Cambodian figures here, giving a stamp of approval to the...

Sihanoukville Village the First To Get Solar-Panel Electricity

Samaki village looks like other poor communities in rural cambodia, with its wood and thatch homes surrounded by rice paddies. But one thing separates...

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Flood death toll in Cambodia rises to 25 as over 37,000...

Flash floods in Cambodia have so far claimed 25 lives and forced the evacuation of 37,396 people, Seak Vichet, a spokesman for the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM), said on Monday.