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Double Rape Adds to Wave of Gang Crime

Police arrested nine gang members Sunday night in connection with the gang rape of two women on the outskirts of the city, police said...

Sihanouk Grants Pardon to Prince

Two days of intense political maneuvering and reversals culminated late Saturday with King Norodom Sihanouk granting a full pardon to his son, deposed first...

Khmer Rouge Troops Switch

Top military officials Sunday confirmed the second group defection in two weeks of Khmer Rouge troops aligned with hard-liners in the rebel jungle stronghold...

Game Chopped From Menus

Phnom Penh restaurateurs will be asked this week to sign an agreement not to serve wild animal meat such as deer and bear, environment...

Politician Wants General in US

A US politician has asked the US Embassy in Bangkok to issue a tourist visa to Nhiek Bun Chhay so the resistance commander can...

Innocence Betrayed

Han was 13 when her stepmother sold her for $50 to a recruiter for a Phnom Penh brothel. Neang, 13, was working as a housemaid...

Alleged Assassin Recants

The alleged triggerman in the 1996 murder of the second prime minister’s brother-in-law recanted his confession Friday at the Ap­peals Court, claiming he had...

Pardon Standing Still

A pardon for deposed first prime minister Prince Norodom Rana­riddh was on hold Friday, pending a joint response by the two prime ministers to...

Tracking a Killer

he decayed boardwalk between the small stilted wooden shacks is just wide enough for a motorcycle. The nurse, however, maneuvers the little Honda with...

Cambodia Remains an Island of Francophones

A group of young medical students are filing out of their afternoon class at Phnom Penh’s Faculty of Medicine. They swap notes in Khmer...

Pardon, Peace Plan No Good, King Says

A pessimistic King Norodom Sihanouk said Thursday agreement would never be reached on a pardon for deposed first prime minister Prince Norodom Ranar­iddh. Princess...

Chinese Investors Kick-Start Foreign Business Association

Ethnic Chinese businessmen were busy exchanging business cards and networking at the Hotel Sofitel Cambodiana on Wednes­day night—a happy sign for Cambo­dian officials concerned...

Angkor Wat Deforestation Charges Disputed

Siem Reap Governor Toan Chay continued to insist this week that disabled people are re­sponsible for clearing land within the Angkor Wat protected area,...

Premiers OK’d Wood Exports, Activists Say

The environmental watchdog Global Witness said Thursday that Cambodia’s two prime ministers in January authorized the export of $60 million of processed timber from...

Assembly Election Not Well Known, Survey Says

More than 50 percent of people surveyed earlier this month by a Paris-based opinion poll agency said they were aware of the upcoming elections...

Sok An Avoids Press Queries About Polls Deal

A senior government official instrumental in secretly contracting a private company to stage $26 million elections in July re­fused to speak with reporters about...

Constitutional Council Created

Lawmakers on Thursday ap­pro­ved legislation creating the Con­sti­tutional Council, the body charged with ensuring the constitutionality of all laws and settling disputed election results....

US House of Representatives Wants Gov’t Aid Tied to Polls

The US House of Represent­a­tives on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a resolution that recommends continuing to deny all US aid to the Cambodian government if...

People, Papers Air Opinions On Prince’s Trial, Sentences

Reaction around Phnom Penh to the verdict against deposed first prime minister Prince Nor­odom Ranariddh was mixed Thursday, with Cambodians on both sides sounding...

Pilgrims Prepare to March for Peace and Trees

As a dozen foreigners gathered around the Venerable Maha Gho­sananda on Monday as part of their training for the seventh Pilgrimage of Peace, the...

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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.