United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia

Dancing in Shadows

Dancing in Shadows

by Benny Widyono

Rowman & Littlefield, HK$233.5

Sunday, 6 January, 2008, 12:00am

Painful transition for Cambodians

I REFER to the article headlined, 'Turmoil returns to Cambodia' (South China Morning Post, December 15). It gave some insight into what is going on in Cambodia, a country trying find its way towards democracy after having been a completely closed society for many years.

20 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Optimism in the air

THERE is a mood of optimism in Cambodia following the signing of a constitution by the new Government and the restoration of King Norodom Sihanouk.

Although the stage is set for a climate of political stability, no one, least of all the Cambodians, expects any immediate rush of overseas investors.

30 Sep 1993 - 12:00am

Cambodia's sign of hope

AS the counting begins this morning to determine the outcome of Cambodia's landmark polls, the United Nations Transitional Authority (UNTAC) can congratulate itself on an unexpectedly peaceful election with a 90 per cent turnout many Western democracies can only dream of.

29 May 1993 - 12:00am

Derailing polls process

THE killing of a Japanese United Nations policeman yesterday by the Khmer Rouge and the ambush on Monday on the Cambodian provincial capital of Siem Reap, home of the Angkor Wat temples, has come as a violent surprise for officials hoping for a successful election in three weeks.

5 May 1993 - 12:00am

Rock in a hard city

PHNOM Penh has changed since 1975, when the Khmer Rouge abolished money, blew up Cambodia's Central Bank, and evacuated the city's entire population to the countryside.

26 Jan 1993 - 12:00am