Cambodian staff at the Khmer Rouge tribunal were yesterday in*formed that there is not enough money to pay their salaries, five days after staff threatened to go on strike unless they are paid overdue wages.* Court spokesman Neth Pheaktra said that an internal announcement sent to staff by Tony Kranh, acting director of the court’s Office of Administration, had informed people that “despite recent efforts from the government and U.N…and visits to five Asean countries, there is still no news on new pledges and the Cambodian side has a problem with cash flow.” On August 18, U.N. special expert
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