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Seminar Trains Doctors to Bolster Mental Health Care System

siem reap town - Depression has become an easily treatable illness in many Western countries. But in Cambodia, where up to 70 percent of...

King Voices Support for Political Rights

King Norodom Sihanouk im­plicitly confirmed killings and human rights abuses in Cam­bodia as he asserted his own position as a human rights defender in...

Cambodian Art Seeks a Market

Art Enthusiasts Seek to ‘Break the Cycle’ Keeping Cambodian Art Hidden Inside a new gallery in Phnom Penh, art professor Ly Daravuth points to a...

Step One for a Good CV: The Truth

Job-seekers should have resumes that are well-written, honest and fully outline what they did at their previous jobs, say human resource professionals in Cambodia....

Help Unwanted

Shortage of Skilled Jobs Puts Push For a Better Life on Hold Ros Sovann was supposed to be elite. He was heavily recruited out of university...

Squatters To Be Moved To Sihanoukville; First Phase Begins in Relocation Program

Phnom Penh plans to transplant 100 squatter families to a Sihanoukville plantation in the first phase of an effort to rid parts of the...

KR Trial Alternatives Discussed by Officials

Genocide experts and a government spokesman this week suggested that alternatives exist to a proposed UN-sponsored tribunal to try Khmer Rouge leaders on charges...

Pantomime Improves on Fairy Tale

“This show is not a serious show. It’s funny and at times silly. So we want to hear you laugh a lot...” So announces...

NGOs Oppose Senate, Constitutional Changes

A group of Cambodian NGOs is expected to finalize a counterproposal today to a National As­sembly draft proposal to amend the Constitution and create...

PM Promises Rights for All

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday pledged to promote human rights for everyone, saying the task of the new government is to make human...

­Tax Collection Down Despite Logging Yield

The government’s collection of only about $5 million in logging revenue so far this year is lower  than in previous years, despite high harvest...

Direct Siem Reap Flights Hang in Balance

The new government is considering canceling direct international flights to Siem Reap, a council official said Wednesday. “We are not going to cancel these...

24 Sought for Chamber Board

The Phnom Penh Chamber of Commerce is looking for 24 new board members before it can hold an election for its next president, Kong...

Battambang Gets Power Boost

A US-Canadian joint venture is preparing to build a temporary power station in Battambang pro­vince, even though the government has an exclusive agreement on...

Fight Malaria—With a Card

This holiday season you can send a card with meaning and help out poor families fight malaria. The Cambodia Daily Mosquito Net Campaign has...

Malaria Books Wins Award

A comprehensive how-to book on battling insect-borne diseases such as malaria and dengue fever has been declared the Best Medical Book of the year...

Health Care Needs More Funding, Officials Say

The health-care budget needs more money, according to representatives at the 20th Annual Health Congress held by the Min­istry of Health this week. “Funding...

Draft Budget Banks on Tax, Duty Collection

A proposed $1.5 trillion riel ($395 million) budget for 1999 boosts spending in health and education, predicated on a projected increase in revenue collection,...

Historic Phnom Kulen’s Popularity Surges, but Threats Loom

phnom kulen, Siem Reap pro­vince - As a child growing up in Cambodia, Kaven Lee heard stories about a sacred mountain with waterfalls called...

Cambodia Waits for the Luxury of Human Rights

“Why in Cambodia does the government always kill the people?” the moto-taxi driver asked. The 23-year-old, who calls himself “Danny,” participated in September’s opposition-led...

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Hun Sen asks PRC garment investors not to leave Cambodia

Prime Minister Hun Sen recently again told Chinese garment sector investors not to relocate their businesses from Cambodia even after the Everything but Arms (EBA) deal with the European Union is partially withdrawn.