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Bank Promises a Steady Riel

The National Bank of Cam­bodia reiterated Tuesday its commitment to keep the riel steady at 4,000 to the US dollar until the elections, even...

Int’l Conference Hears Cambodia’s Fight Against Malaria

Cambodia’s battle against malaria took to the international stage Wednesday, with a presentation by one of the country’s top specialists at a World Health...

Nurse Training Program to Help Hospitals Treat AIDS

Health authorities have ap­proved a volunteer nurse training program at Phnom Penh Muni­cipal Hospital that AIDS activists hope will revive the city’s network of...

Election Campaign Officially Under Way Toda

The National Election Com­mittee will not act on an appeal by an election monitoring group for immediate measures to ensure the neutrality of local...

Two Arrested in Disputed Prey Veng Murder

ansaong village, Prey Veng province - Police here have arrested two suspects in an alleged political killing here, claiming the slaying was the result...

Smaller Parties Left Out in New Poll Formula

A barely debated change in the formula allotting National As­sembly posts will give seats to the larger parties that would have gone to smaller...

Police Shutter Casino at Hotel

Police confiscated 11 gambling tables and a cash register Mon­day night in a move to close what authorities said was an illegal cas­ino in...

Local AIDS Rates Rise

One million Cambodians soon could be infected with the AIDS virus if tougher preventive measures are not taken, Minister for Health Chhea Thaing warned...

No Refugees Registration, Says NEC

the cambodia daily Election officials say they must reject an offer by Thailand to help register the estimated 55,000 eligible Cambodian voters in re­fugee camps. “We...

Poll ‘Satisfactory’ to Date, But EU Still Has Concerns

The European Union’s chief election observer has given his overall stamp of approval to the first phase of the electoral pro­cess, but said concerns...

Gov’t Sacks Law Faculty Dean Dean to End Student Strike

A strike by students at the Faculty of Law has ended following a government decision to sack the school’s dean and cancel a controversial...

Prey Veng Families Return Home, Security Bumped Up

Funcinpec families who fled their Prey Veng homes last week following the slaying of two people with party connections have returned, provincial Governor Tep...

Bound, Gagged Corpse Found Off Route 4

kev odam village, Kompong Speu province - The bound and bloated body of what appeared to be a white male was found by villagers...

Airline to Take On New Routes

Kampuchea Airlines is to take over the operations of Indonesian carrier Merpati in August, a Thai travel industry publication reported. The weekly Travel Trade...

Rain May Bring Worm Relief

With the onset of the rainy season, agriculture officials hope that the worst of an infestation of army worms in at least three provinces...

Funcinpec Activist Killed in Moto Collision

Funcinpec activist Em So­pheap—who led a street clash the week deposed first prime minister Prince Nor­o­dom Rana­riddh returned to Cam­bodia—was killed last week in...

Thai Gov’t to Investigate Log-Export Deal

The Thai government has reiterated its pledge to prevent illegal log imports from Cambodia and has promised to investigate a current alleged deal. The...

Thais Arrest 6 Naval Police

Six Cambodian naval policemen have been arrested and detained by Thai naval police in waters close to the Thai-Cam­bo­dian border at Koh Kong, Cam­­­­bo­dian...

CPP Members Plot Strategy

Top CPP officials once again have urged their cadre to avoid vio­lence during the upcoming election campaign. CPP members discussed that appeal and other...

Legend Begets Abortion in the Year of the Tiger

Seng Sok Ly says she is not normally superstitious. But when she discovered she was pregnant and realized the baby would be born during the...

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Cambodia ratifies UN nuclear ban treaty

The United Nations says Cambodia ratified a treaty banning nuclear weapons on Friday, becoming the 52nd party to take the step.