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Foreign National Charged With Pedophilia Absent From Court

A lawyer for accused pedophile Michael Julian Leach said his client was not guilty of procuring sex from three underage girls in 2010 during...

Hun Sen Establishes Protected Zone for Tonle Sap Floodplains

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday signed off on a sub-decree that officially created a 640,000-hectare protected zone covering the flooded forest and floodplains...

20 Homes Torched in Forced Eviction in Oddar Meanchey

About 30 environment officials, mi­litary police and police burned some 20 wooden homes to the ground in Oddar Meanchey pro­vince’s Anlong Veng district yesterday...

Unclean Water Costs $450M A Year, New UN Report Says

Poor sanitation costs Cambodia $450 million a year due to health costs resulting from water-borne diseases such as diarrhea, ac­cording to a new report...

UN Climate Change Report Finds Cambodia Ill-Prepared

The first-ever report on the direct effect of climate change on Cambodia’s population was launched yesterday in Phnom Penh, highlighting significant flaws in the...

Hospital Sees Steep Increase In Number of Sick Children

Vanna Vanny sat waiting pa­tiently with her sick baby daughter on the roadside outside Phnom Penh’s Kantha Bopha IV Hospital yesterday. “My daughter has...

Engineers Agree on Repair Plan For Sisowath Quay Building

Structural engineers have decided to attempt the repair of a colonial-era building on Phnom Penh’s Si­so­wath Quay that has been se­verely damaged by an...

Insurance Woes Drag On for Foreign Tour Bus Crash Victims

Almost a month to the day after a bus crash in Prey Veng province, which left one foreign tourist dead and six seriously injured,...

Ieng Thirith Likely Has Alzheimer’s

Expert’s report puts her trial in jeopardy Former Social Action Minister Ieng Thirith is suffering from “mo­derately severe dementia” that is likely due to Alzheimer’s...

Three Men Arrested for Rape Of Teen Girls in Separate Cases

Man rapes stepdaughter, 2 others rape 16-year-old A man in Banteay Mean­chey province was arrested Thurs­day for the rape of his paralyzed 17-year-old stepdaughter, police...

US Brigadier General Visits for Counterterrorism, Security Talks

US Brigadier General Richard Simcock is to arrive in Phnom Penh today for a three-day visit with officials from the Ministry of National Defense,...

Cambodia-Thailand Border Meeting Set for Mid-September

The long-postponed General Border Committee meeting be­tween Cambodian and Thai de­fense officials has been set for the se­cond week of September in Phnom Penh,...

Hun Manet Gives Pep Talk to Recent High School Graduates

Making one of his first major public addresses, and to an audience very different from the crack military units he commands, Prime Minister Hun...

Russian Pedophile’s Jail Term Cut in Half

The convicted Russian pedophile Stanislav Molodyakov could be eligible for parole in under three years after the Court of Appeal yesterday cut nine years...

Donors Asked to Freeze Aid Over NGO Law

Ten international organizations including Freedom House, Hu­man Rights Watch, and Global Wit­ness have urged dozens of foreign ministers to consider freezing aid to Cambodia...

Fear and Diplomacy in Phnom Penh

In John Lathrop's book "The End of the Monsoon," a US diplomat in Cambodia, Michael Smith, starts an affair with Zainab, the black wife...

Daun Penh Governor Turns His Attention to City’s Litter Bugs

Daun Penh district governor Sok Sambath on Friday said that the rubbish problem around the district’s busy Kandal Market was harming the area’s reputation...

Ancient Japanese Art Form Comes to Phnom Penh Show

The making of ukiyo-e multi-colored prints involves four specialized people, said Yukiko Tak­ahashi of the Takahashi Kobo studio in Tokyo. An artist sketches an...

Women With HIV Face Verbal Abuse, Threats, Report Finds

Nearly one in four HIV-positive women in Cambodia are verbally abused, and about seven percent of in­fected women receive physical abuse and threats due...

National Carrier to Start Siem Reap-S’ville Flights

Cambodia Angkor Air will launch a regular flight service between Siem Reap and Siha­noukville by the end of the year, an official at the...

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