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Ted Ngoy Calls for Meeting on Workers’ Rights to Save GSP

Fearful the US may revoke a special trade privilege, Cambo­dian-American businessman Ted Ngoy has called on the public and private sectors to show a...

Groups Condemn Gov’t Response to Grenade Incident

A Cambodian rights group, an election watchdog and four Japanese journalists have separately condemned the government’s conduct in last Thursday night’s grenade attack at...

Nguon Soeur Advocates Solitary CPP Rule

Suggests Change Of Constitution Khmer Citizen’s Party Presi­dent Nguon Soeur said Monday  the CPP should form a government on its own if Funcinpec refuses to...

Stonewall Tactics Fuel Opposition Allegations

As opposition supporters camped out in front of the National Assembly to demand investigation of allegations of election fraud, the top official in the...

Rainsy Urges Rebellion if Gov’t Shoots

Vows to Continue Election Vigils Fearing violence against protesters, Sam Rainsy on Monday called for soldiers and police serving the government to point their guns...

Cholera Cases Keep Rising

The number of cholera cases in Phnom Penh hospitals has risen to 100, causing municipal officials to express worry about a possible outbreak. “There...

Prince, Rainsy Put Chirac Right

In a gentle rebuttal to French President Jacques Chirac, opposition leaders Prince Norodom Ranariddh and Sam Rainsy have called for his support in their...

NDI Changes Its View of Poll

A US-based democracy group monitoring Cambodia’s electoral process said Saturday that the failure to deal with post-vote fraud complaints threatens the polls’ credibi­li­ty. “Unless...

Power Rate Hike Annuled

Fee Increase Slated For Later This Year The Council of Ministers has canceled a controversial decision to hike electricity rates by as much as 60...

Pochentong Airport Wants Intn’l Flights to Siem Reap Stopped

Pochentong Airport’s general manager on Friday urged the government to end direct flights to Siem Reap from Bangkok, warning that the policy could discourage...

Thousands Defy Threats, Rally at Stadium

Despite Thursday night’s gren­ade attack and two days of ruling-party scare tactics, thousands turned out for an opposition rally Sunday at Olympic Stadium. Opposition...

Bullet Hits Khieu Rada’s House

A Khmer-language newspaper claimed Saturday that 50 Khmer Rouge armed with grenades and assault rifles were to “join” Sun­day’s demonstration. But no terrorists appeared,...

Newspaper Claims KR in Town Capital to Cause Trouble

A Khmer-language newspaper claimed Saturday that 50 Khmer Rouge armed with grenades and assault rifles were to “join” Sun­day’s demonstration. But no terrorists appeared,...

Opposition Parties Vow to Rally Sunday

Opposition parties vowed to press on with a Sunday demonstration despite Thursday night’s deadly grenade attack and a ban by the Ministry of Interior....

Rainsy, Interior Trade Accusations

Sam Rainsy on Friday accused forces within the Ministry of Interior of trying to assassinate him, while the ministry said the opposition leader’s actions...

Attack Gets Worldwide Indignation

Foreign governments, human rights groups and local election officials on Friday condemned the grenade attack that left one man dead, and called on the...

Pictures Worth 1,000 Risks

Japanese Freelance Photojournalists Go Where the Action is Hottest When freelance journalist Peter Allport found himself in the middle of an artillery barrage while covering...

Opposition Unity May be Greatest Barter Chip

Despite increasing international pressure to quickly form a new coalition government, Funcinpec and the Sam Rainsy Party continue to appear poised for a protracted...

Attack at Interior Leaves 1 Dead; Rainsy Shaken

A 45-year-old driver for Kyodo News Service was slain in a hail of gunfire Thursday night outside the Ministry of Interior compound, where opposition...

Lamp Posts Pegged for Ads

In an attempt to dress up Phnom Penh’s streets, the muni­ci­­pality has begun erecting decorative lamp posts with blue and red bunting bearing Angkor...

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Cambodian Students in China Raise Coronavirus Fears

Cambodian university students say they’re worried about contracting a new respiratory virus while studying in China where about 2,000 cases of the illness have been reported and more than 50 people have died.