June 23, 1992 |
In a massive response to the agony of Cambodia, international donors Monday pledged more than $880 million to rebuild the ravaged nation but made it clear that aid will hinge on strict adherence to the United Nations peace process. The sum pledged by 26 nations and six organizations at an international conference here dwarfed the $595 million requested by the United Nations in May for Cambodia's immediate needs, such as refugee repatriation, infrastructure repair and education and training.
December 9, 1997 |
Nearly five months after Cambodia lost the democracy that the international community had bought for this hapless land, Prime Minister Hun Sen's campaign to gain legitimacy for his regime is hitting a stone wall. The United Nations has kept Cambodia's seat vacant. The United States and most donors have suspended non-humanitarian aid. The World Bank won't even talk about new projects. Even the nonconfrontational Assn.
October 11, 2000 |
Prime Minister Hun Sen said that damage from Cambodia's worst flooding in history has reached $79 million, and he appealed again for international aid. The prime minister said that 2.7 million people were affected and that 1.3 million of those were in urgent need of food, housing and medicine. In all, 252 people have died in the flooding, he said.
July 27, 1997 |
Despite his often defiant public words, Cambodian strongman Hun Sen is showing signs of flexibility on key principles required for a settlement of the Cambodian crisis, the U.S. special envoy to Cambodia told Secretary of State Madeleine Albright here Saturday. The apparent softening in the Cambodian leader's stance has triggered the first tentative optimism among U.S.