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Ahead of Trump, Cambodia edges further away from US - Asia Times


Asia Times

Ahead of Trump, Cambodia edges further away from US
Asia Times
Hun Sen's decision to cancel the joint Angkor Sentinel exercise, while testing ties with the US, will likely embolden his Cambodian People's Party (CPP) ahead of crucial provincial polls. In August, the government announced that almost 76,000 police ...
Angkor guides lose incomeTTR Weekly

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23 Jan 2017 | 12:18 am

NGOs may have stymied government health care: report - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

NGOs may have stymied government health care: report
The Phnom Penh Post
A new study examining the development of health care in post-conflict societies suggests that the influx of NGOs in Cambodia may have weakened the government health sector. The report, published last week by BioMed Central, compares Cambodia's ...

22 Jan 2017 | 6:03 pm

Strict rules in place for import of sand: Government - The Straits Times


The Straits Times

Strict rules in place for import of sand: Government
The Straits Times
Singapore has denied accusations that it illegally imported sand from Cambodia, saying "strict controls" are in place to ensure contractors source sand legally and in line with local environmental rules. The Ministry of National Development (MND) said ...
S'pore has strict criteria for sand imports, says Govt, as controversy over Cambodian imports brewsTODAYonline

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22 Jan 2017 | 3:00 pm

NGOs Urge Government to Legalize Sex Industry - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

NGOs Urge Government to Legalize Sex Industry
The Cambodia Daily
A top anti-human trafficking official said on Thursday that she was in discussion with NGOs that have been urging the government to legalize sex work, though she doubted much would come of the proposal. Chou Bun Eng, secretary-general of the Interior ...

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19 Jan 2017 | 6:53 pm

Supreme Court Hears Appeals From Six Jailed Government Critics - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Supreme Court Hears Appeals From Six Jailed Government Critics
The Cambodia Daily
Jailed activist Tep Vanny enters the Supreme Court in Phnom Penh on Wednesday. (Siv Channa/The Cambodia Daily). She arrived in an orange prison jumpsuit with “I Need Justice” written in English on her palm. “I don't think that they will release me on ...

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19 Jan 2017 | 1:05 am

Singapore's Government Breaks Months of Silence Over Sand Scandal - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Singapore's Government Breaks Months of Silence Over Sand Scandal
The Cambodia Daily
The gap has led to speculation from environmental groups and even the Cambodian government that the island was complicit in bringing in smuggled sand from Cambodia or elsewhere to buttress its land-building projects—charges that have gone largely ...

16 Jan 2017 | 5:38 pm

Government Accuses NASA of Incitement Over Deforestation Data - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Government Accuses NASA of Incitement Over Deforestation Data
The Cambodia Daily
In 2015, the University of Maryland used U.S. satellite data to reveal that between 2001 and 2014 the annual forest loss rate in Cambodia accelerated by 14.4 percent, leading to one of the highest deforestation rates in the world since the turn of the ...

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15 Jan 2017 | 6:52 pm

Government Happy For Chinese Dominance of Cambodia Energy Sector to Continue - AEC News Today


AEC News Today

Government Happy For Chinese Dominance of Cambodia Energy Sector to Continue
AEC News Today
When Vietnamese forces liberated Cambodia from the genocidal reign of Pol Pot in 1979 they found the country devoid of necessary infrastructure. Roads, bridges, water and sanitation services, and power generation and distribution networks had all but ...

15 Jan 2017 | 12:26 am

Developer Might Buy White Building Units—if Government Asks - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Developer Might Buy White Building Units—if Government Asks
The Cambodia Daily
Motorists drive past the White Building in Phnom Penh in September last year. (Siv Channa/The Cambodia Daily). “If the government asks us to, yeah, maybe,” he said. “The government controls, and we follow everything.” The housing block in Chamkar Mon ...

11 Jan 2017 | 5:39 pm

Rights Group Calls on Government To Protect Migrant Workers - The Cambodia Daily


The Phnom Penh Post

Rights Group Calls on Government To Protect Migrant Workers
The Cambodia Daily
While the government says it helped more than 90,000 Cambodian migrants in Thailand obtain legal status in the country last year, a leading labor rights group is calling for measures to protect hundreds of thousands who are still working off the radar.
Migrant repatriations way up from last yearThe Phnom Penh Post

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11 Jan 2017 | 5:39 pm