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Two Teens Hope to Net Victory Brunei

Two teen-age national tennis players have been accepted to compete against other young Asian players in matches to be held in Brunei next week,...

Progress Stalls in Case of Trafficking Chinese Immigrants

The three-month police sting that netted more than 600 illegal Chinese immigrants has failed to catch a single ringleader. In fact, authorities have not...

Delegation From China Here To Strengthen Relationship

An eight-member delegation from China came to Cambodia for a three-day visit to increase co­operation between the two countries, said Chum Sounry, director of...

Taxi Drivers May Protest Electric Cars

Government officials on Tues­day denied reports that a group of taxi drivers has formally complained and threatened to dem­on­strate against a plan to take...

Opposition Doubts Official’s Version on Kidnapping Case

Opposition party leaders continue to doubt the government’s claim that it has arrested the right suspects in last month’s kidnapping of Sam Rainsy Party...

Gov’t Mulls Road Repairs

The government is considering private foreign investment proposals to rehabilitate roads in the northwest in an effort to speed up restoring the national road...

A Phnom Penh-Approved Development Prompts Turmoil

poipet, Banteay Meanchey - Almost 300 families have been forced off land here in recent months, as land prices have skyrocketed due to a...

Cambodian-Canadians Set Up Humanitarian Relief Agency

A relief agency established by Cambodians living in Canada inaugurated its office in Phnom Penh Monday. Long Souk Chamroeun, vice president of the Cambodian...

Student Group No 2 to Form Own Group

The second in command of the leading student movement resigned his post last week, and said he plans to form his own group. Suth...

Footballers Playing for Pride

Cambodia’s national football team will travel to Jakarta on Thurs­day to compete in the final game of the Asia Cup qualifying round on Nov...

Four Arrested In Connection With Lawmaker Abduction Of Lawmaker

Four suspects were arrested last week in connection with the October kidnapping of opposition parliamentarian Lon Phon, though authorities said Monday the mastermind was...

Recycling Plant for Organic Material Considered

A Japanese-Thai company is looking at the possibility of building organic waste recycling centers in Cam­bodia. The company, NKK, met with the Minister of...

National Geographic Deems Angkor Temples a ‘Must See’

National Geographic Traveler magazine has named the Angkor temples in Siem Reap as one of the 50 “must see” places in the world. The...

ADB Mulls Two $20M Loans

The Asian Development Bank is considering two $20 million loans to a water resource management program in Kompong Thom province and a rural credit...

Governor’s Ascension Defended

The cabinet of Phnom Penh Governor Chea Sophara defended his promotion in a Saturday statement, arguing he was of­fered the post based on merit....

US Ambassador ‘Shaken Up’ After Holdup

US Ambassador Kent Wiede­mann and his wife were “shaken up” but unharmed after being robbed at gunpoint near their Phnom Penh home last week,...

Prime Minister Offers Fiery Defense Of RCAF Choice

Prime Minister Hun Sen swore a close adviser into a top military post Saturday, after delivering a fiery speech in which he lashed out...

Indonesian Consumer Group Warns of Repellents’ Dangers

An Indonesian consumer group is pushing for mosquito repellents to carry labels warning of their dangers, the Jakarta Post recently reported. Consumer activist AS...

Vietnamese Villagers Now Near Border

About 160 floating homes belonging to Vietnamese villagers kicked out from the Monivong Bridge area in Phnom Penh last week are now in Kandal...

Japanese Government Pledges Continued Aid

A Japanese government mission on Thursday reaffirmed its support of Cambodia, especially in infrastructure, agriculture and human resource development after two days of discussions...

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Environmental fears as new Mekong island carved out in Phnom Penh

A major land reclamation in the Mekong has forged ahead in what developers say will be the second Diamond Island. But while land filling elsewhere in the city has been met with unease, this mega-project has taken shape unbothered by current or controversy