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Defiance Greets World Bank’s Funding Freeze

We can survive without it, government official says Government officials yesterday dismissed the World Bank’s re­cently revealed decision to freeze funding for new projects in...

Isles International Awards More Degrees to Gov’t Officials

National Assembly President Heng Samrin and 14 other government and parliamentary officials have been awarded doctoral and master's degrees by Isles International University, a...

Govt Considers Legal Action Against Union Leaders, Official Says

A Council of Ministers official said Saturday he would look into the possibility of suing union leaders if they continue to campaign for an...

Lightning Kills Two, Injures 9 In Siem Reap and Battambang

This year’s lightning death toll at 124 Lightning killed two men and injured a boy in Battambang pro­vince and injured eight people in Siem Reap...

Union Leader’s 2004 Murder Case Still Haunts

Two days before the Court of Appeal is once again set to hear the case against two men accused in the 2004 murder of...

World Bank Halts Funds Over Evictions

The World Bank has frozen funding to Cambodia, making good on its threat in March to reconsider aid levels to Cambodia in response to...

Two Men Murdered in Separate Cases in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Kok District

A 32-year-old man was arrested early yesterday morning in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Kok district after stabbing a man to death following an argument over...

90 Garment Factory Workers Faint Over Two-Day Period

Gas smell might have caused mass fainting About 90 garment factory workers fainted over a two-day period last week at Zhen Tai garment factory in...

Mother, Child Attacked With Acid in K Kong

Perpetrator warned victim: ‘If I can’t have you, no one will have you’ A man doused a mother and her 3-year-old son with acid on...

Rising Consumer Prices Draw Hundreds to Protest for Action

Some 200 factory workers and taxi drivers protested in Phnom Penh yesterday morning to de­mand that the government take action to curb the rising...

Bunong Healers Share Secrets in New Book

sen monorom city, Mondolkiri province - The spirit of his dead mother visited Deuy Kam in a dream and taught him how to heal...

Life after Boeng Kak Lake – Two Experiences of Relocation

More than 3,000 families have been evicted from the once popular Boeng Kak lake tourist destination since City Hall announced in February 2007 that...

Second Mourner Dies From Crematorium Explosion Injuries

A 27-year-old woman who died Thursday was the second person to die from injuries suffered when a brick crematorium exploded in Kompong Cham province's...

Land, Rights To Be Main Messages for World Indigenous People’s Day

Cambodia will celebrate the seventh annual World Indigenous People's Day on August 9th, an event that will bring together Cambodia's diverse-and often ignored-indigenous groups....

Cambodians Sent $180M Home in 2010

Cambodian workers that went to work abroad in 2010 earned a total of $360 million, of which about $180 million was sent home as...

Orphanage Director Denies Allegations of Mistreatment

The director of a Battambang pro­vince orphanage yesterday denied al­­legations of mistreatment by youths living at the center. On Tues­­day, a protest was held...

SRP Will Convene Its Fifth Party Congress in September

The Sam Rainsy Party will hold its 5th national party congress next month in Phnom Penh, party officials said yesterday. Among the activities to...

Mondolkiri’s Banong Culture on the Precipice

sen monorom city, Mondolkiri province - Bamboo houses with arched thatch roofs once marked the hilltribe villages that dotted the green valleys and grassy...

Plans Name Developer of Sisowath Quay Site

Architectural plans of a property development that is blamed for causing structural damage to French colonial-era buildings on Phnom Penh’s Sisowath Quay show drawings...

29-Year-Old Man Accused of Raping Young Cousin

A 29-year-old man was arrested in Phnom Penh’s Daun Penh district on Tuesday, accused of raping a 9-year-old relative. The suspect, a cousin of...

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Phnom Penh’s Airport Shuttle Fails to Attract Travelers, Despite Increasing Road...

The Phnom Penh airport shuttle has had a slow start over the last 18 months. And that has nothing to do with its top speed of 25 kilometers per hour.