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Only Security Will Lure Back US Tourists, Says Operator

A visiting US tour operator said Wednesday that Cambodia has the potential to become a popular tourist destination for Americans if political stability is...

NUF Sets Boycott Deadline

The National United Front has set a deadline of May 18 for the government to meet four conditions it says are necessary for free...

NEC Still Awaits Ministry Payroll Transfer

The National Election Com­mittee is still waiting for a transfer of $1 million from the Ministry of Finance so it can meet its July...

Businesswomen Credit Micro-Loan Program

A Phnom Penh merchant explained Wednesday how she parlayed a loan worth $22 into one worth $270 as well as a prosperous fruit and...

First PM Vows to ‘Cut Red Tape;’ Businesses Wait to See It

Investment will thrive in a nation free of red tape and unnecessary bureaucracy, First Prime Minister Ung Huot told a gathering of foreign investors...

Opposition Starts National Assembly Boycott

Opposition parliamentarians began a boycott Wednesday aimed at shutting down the National Assembly until the government agrees to negotiations on upcoming elections, lawmakers said....

Hun Sen Vows to Seal Link of KR, ‘Others’

In his first public appearance in nearly two months, Second Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday hailed the collapse of the Khmer Rouge and...

Anlong Veng to Follow Pailin’s Model, Gov’t Officials Say

The government will set up an administrative system at Anlong Veng similar to those in place at the prominent former rebel zones of Pailin...

Rival Rallies Scheduled For Friday

Unions aligned with opposition leader Sam Rainsy and businessman Ted Ngoy have been authorized to hold simultaneous rallies at Olympic Stadium on Fri­day, raising...

Government Slips Out of Airline Deal

The government quietly privatized Kampuchea Airlines last month, ending its eight-month joint venture with controversial Thai businessman Udom Tantiprasongchai. The move leaves financially troubled...

Factory Protest Turns Violent; 11 Detained

Eleven workers were detained by police Tuesday after more than 1,000 striking factory workers scuffled with police, witnesses and police said. The workers were protesting...

PM to Rejoin Spotlight Today With Peace Day Appearance

In his first public appearance in nearly two months, Second Prime Minister Hun Sen this morning will tout the successes of a government policy...

600 Refugees Cleared to Return From Thailand

A tripartite round-table in Bangkok on Monday agreed to proceed with the repatriation of 600 people, the first group from refugee camps in the...

Police Detain Union Reps; Workers Claim Harassment

Eight union representatives handing out leaflets in front of a garment factory on Sunday were detained and questioned by police, according to a union...

Attack Followed CPP Threats, Officials Say

His larynx was sliced open by shrapnel and he could barely talk, but wounded Son Sann Party activist Khieu Rama was still able to...

South Korean Firm Strikes Pailin Road-Building Deal

Gem- and timber-rich Pailin is getting help from a South Korean construction company to rebuild the dilapidated road through the town, a Pailin official...

Son Sann Party Talking Boycott After Killings

The Son Sann Party threatened Monday to pull out of upcoming elections unless an arrest is made in a deadly grenade attack on a...

Rebel Threat Lingers, Warns Top CPP Official

Sok An, a top CPP official and close aide to Second Prime Minister Hun Sen, on Monday warned the nation that the Khmer Rouge...

New CMAC Vehicle Tested

The Cambodian Mine Action Center staged its first test Mon­day of a state-of-the-art mine-clearing vehicle officials said could revolutionize the nation’s demining efforts. Two...

‘No Choice’ for Hard-Liners But to Fight, Says Guerrilla

Khmer Rouge forces have “no choice” but to continue fighting government troops, a top guerrilla commander said Sunday. Khem Nguon said the government’s rejection of...

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Media urged to publicise road traffic, drugs issues

The Ministry of Information has urged all media outlets to disseminate educational messages on drug and traffic issues during the Pchum Ben festival from September 14-29.