Japan has donated
US$200,000 to the Cambodian side of the Khmer Rouge tribunal, which
announced last month it had no money to pay staff their March salaries.
In a press release Friday, Japanese officials said the embassy had made
an "urgent decision" based on funding requests by the Cambodian
government. The court's budget is split between the national and
international sides, and Japan is the only country to have donated
money to the Cambodian side since allegations of corruption arose