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18 Oct 2018 | 1:56 pm

Notes from Cambodia: Is the young democracy sliding back towards dictatorship? - Noted


Notes from Cambodia: Is the young democracy sliding back towards dictatorship?
Noted
It's 40 years since the Khmer Rouge's reign of terror in Cambodia ended, but beneath a shiny surface of modern capitalism, it's feared the young democracy is sliding back towards dictatorship. I followed the long, winding road down, each corner ...

18 Oct 2018 | 12:14 pm

EU plays hardball with Cambodian hardman - POLITICO.eu


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EU plays hardball with Cambodian hardman
POLITICO.eu
European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström is threatening to strip Cambodia of its preferential terms of trade with the EU over what is widely seen as a rapid deterioration of human rights in the Southeast Asian nation, including a steady ...
Slaves - including children - make the bricks for Cambodia's housing bubbleBoing Boing (blog)

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18 Oct 2018 | 12:06 pm

Cambodia accuses Vietnam of complicity in illegal cross-border logging - Mongabay.com


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Cambodia accuses Vietnam of complicity in illegal cross-border logging
Mongabay.com
HANOI — Cambodia has asked Interpol to investigate Vietnam after accusing its neighbor of knowingly accepting fraudulent permits for rare, illegally logged rosewood timber for transport across their shared border. Siamese rosewood (Dalbergia ...
EU Vows to Combat Illegal Logging Trade, Defends Timber Agreement With VietnamVOA Khmer

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18 Oct 2018 | 9:30 am

Le Relais de Chhlong - Telegraph.co.uk


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Le Relais de Chhlong
Telegraph.co.uk
Ravishing views of the mighty Mekong River, elegant rooms evocative of French Indochina and French-inspired dining are highlights at this eminently romantic, waterfront retreat in central Cambodia. A pool, tropical garden and centurion rubber ...

18 Oct 2018 | 6:13 am

How climate change forces farmers into slavery in Cambodia's brick kilns – in pictures - The Guardian


The Guardian

How climate change forces farmers into slavery in Cambodia's brick kilns – in pictures
The Guardian
Heatwaves and drought have devastated crops in rural Cambodia, forcing many farmers to abandon the fields and take work in the country's burgeoning brick industry, where they become trapped in debt bondage. Photographer Thomas Cristofoletti visited ...

18 Oct 2018 | 6:05 am

Construction investment in Cambodia slows down in first 9 months - Xinhua


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Construction investment in Cambodia slows down in first 9 months
Xinhua
PHNOM PENH, Oct. 18 (Xinhua) -- Cambodia's construction sector attracted a total investment of 4.82 billion U.S. dollars in the first nine months of this year, down 14 percent over the same period last year, according to the latest report on Thursday ...
Cambodia morning news for October 18AEC News Today
MH370 Fuselage With Airline Lettering Spotted On Google Maps In Cambodia: ReportInternational Business Times
'Trapped in debt bondage'The Phnom Penh Post

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18 Oct 2018 | 12:21 am

How the world's largest snake hunt hurts Southeast Asia's biggest lake - National Geographic


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How the world's largest snake hunt hurts Southeast Asia's biggest lake
National Geographic
Sitting on a wooden floor in front of a wall lined with gold-framed portraits of Cambodian royalty, Yam warmly receives our group of fish experts. She explains that area fishermen come to sell her aquatic snakes—“the one with the white belly,” “the ...

17 Oct 2018 | 10:32 am

Cambodia's garment workers fear EU trade threat but producers optimistic - Channel NewsAsia


Channel NewsAsia

Cambodia's garment workers fear EU trade threat but producers optimistic
Channel NewsAsia
PHNOM PENH: A European Union decision to ramp up trade pressure on Cambodia has alarmed unions in its garment industry, a pillar of the economy that employs about 700,000 people, but a key grouping of manufacturers said the risk would take months ...
Corrected: Cambodia's garment workers fear EU trade threat but producers optimisticYahoo Finance UK
Is Hun Manet Cambodia's next strongman?East Asia Forum
UN must declare Cambodia's authoritarianism IllegalAsia Times
The Phnom Penh Post
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17 Oct 2018 | 2:37 am

Cambodia's high-rises, slavery and climate change - Aljazeera.com


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Cambodia's high-rises, slavery and climate change
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia - Chanmony has spent the last 17 years making bricks used to build luxury condos and office spaces mushrooming across this Southeast Asian nation's rising cities. Although Cambodia is one of the fastest-growing economies in the ...
'Blood bricks': How climate change is trapping Cambodians in ... - ABCABC News
Cambodia construction boom built on 'blood bricks' and slavery: ReportThe Straits Times
Cambodia's construction industry is booming – but it's built on 'blood bricks' and modern slaverySouth China Morning Post
NEWS.com.au
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16 Oct 2018 | 1:54 am