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Chheng Phon Warns of Poll Budget Woes

National Election Committee President Chheng Phon said Thursday that the electoral pro­cess may be hampered if the NEC cannot get more funding. “We still...

CPP, Funcinpec Together Again—on Ballot

Sambok Kmoum (Bee Hive) can usually be found at No 105 on the FM radio dial, but this July voters will find Sambok Kmoum,...

Gov’t Search for Killing Field Taking Time

An Anlong Veng killing field revealed by defecting Khmer Rouge soldiers has not been found by government forces and it likely will be some...

RCAF Says KR Refugees Going Home

Aid workers and military officials reported Thursday that a steady stream of displaced Khmer Rouge defectors have been leaving squatter camps and returning to...

Firm Told to Drop GSM Label

The Ministry of Post and Tele­communications has ordered Cam­bodia-Shinawatra to stop using the GSM designation for its new digital system. In a Monday letter...

Anti-Malaria Drive Launched for Khmer Rouge Defectors

Khmer Rouge defectors from the former rebel stronghold of Anlong Veng are getting help this week to fight malaria. Health workers from the Na­tional...

VN Air Can Challenge Report

Vietnam Airlines has 60 days to challenge the report on the crash of Flight 815 last September before the findings are finalized, Sok Sam­baur,...

PM Aide Accused of Real-Estate Swindle

Cambodia’s minister of culture on Wednesday accused a legal affairs adviser of Second Prime Minister Hun Sen of swindling the government out of $1.25...

Phnom Penh Merchants Get Advice on Thwarting Kidnappings

Private security consultants warned local business leaders Wednesday to stay alert and refrain from “loose talk,” or they run a greater risk of be­coming...

UN Report Rips Official Conclusions on Political Slayings

A UN human rights report up­dating alleged cases of political killings has slammed the authorities here for dismissing the murders as ordinary crimes without...

Prince Says Free and Fair Elections Are ‘Far Away’

takhmau - In his first public appearance outside Phnom Penh since returning from exile, de­posed first prime minister Prince Norodom Ranariddh said Wed­nes­­day that...

US Limits Election Aid to Observers, Local NGOs

The US government has decided to donate $2.3 million for upcoming elections, but none of the funds will go to the National Election Committee...

UN Report Blisters Probe Of Extrajudicial Killings

A new UN report lambastes the government for failing to in­vestigate alleged politically motivated killings, saying its efforts to solve the crimes have lacked...

Government Scrambles to Keep Riel from Crashing

Cambodia’s central bank and key ministers are scrambling to figure out ways to stabilize the country’s currency in the run-up to the scheduled July...

Pharmacy Sting Put on Hold

The Ministry of Health has put off a crackdown on about 600 un­licensed pharmacies in Phnom Penh until a new government is el­ected, health...

AKP Staffers Want Sale Shares

Staff members at Agence Khmere de Presse are threatening to demonstrate if they do not receive $200 each from the sale of Ministry of...

700 Would-Be Paralympians To Vie for Nat’l Team Spots

About 700 disabled athletes will compete in a two-day athletic meet starting today at Olympic Stadium, according to event organizers. The athletes are competing...

Employees Rally Against Boss For Proceeds of Building Sale

More than 20 Ministry of Cul­ture employees demonstrated in front of the ministry’s headquarters on Monivong Boulevard on Monday and Tuesday, accusing their boss...

Khann Savoeun Prepared to Stand for F’pec

Former Military Region 4 Commander Khann Savoeun will stand for election to the National Assembly as a Funcinpec candidate in Kompong Cham, a party...

NEC Regulates Propaganda on the Airwaves

The National Election Com­mittee issued regulations on media access Monday, banning political advertisements from the airwaves except on state-run media during the 30-day campaign...

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Cambodia plans to launch China-style internet firewall

In May, Coda Story’s Chaewon Chung reported how Cambodia’s government had adopted new emergency laws amid the coronavirus pandemic, allowing unlimited surveillance and control of the country’s press and social media.