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Hope for executed Kiwi's brother as war crimes inquiry ends after nearly 8 years - Stuff.co.nz


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Hope for executed Kiwi's brother as war crimes inquiry ends after nearly 8 years
Stuff.co.nz
For years, setbacks and corruption accusations plagued investigations into Muth, who found a job with the Cambodian government after the Khmer Rouge fell. Hamill said there had been some "dubious" turns in the case. He would love to see Muth have his ...

15 Jan 2017 | 9:43 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 ...

15 Jan 2017 | 6:52 pm

Sleeker tax system nets more revenue - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Sleeker tax system nets more revenue
The Phnom Penh Post
Anthony Galliano, CEO of Cambodian Investment Management, said that progressive changes to Cambodia's tax system have given the government greater control over the national economy and reduced its reliance on foreign aid. “Whereas development ...

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15 Jan 2017 | 5:45 pm

A Year On, Logging Force Proving Skeptics Right - The Cambodia ... - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

A Year On, Logging Force Proving Skeptics Right - The Cambodia ...
The Cambodia Daily
A year ago on Sunday, Prime Minister Hun Sen announced the start of what sounded like a muscular new crackdown on the illegal timber trade running rampant ...
PM calls for accurate reporting | Khmer Times | News Portal ...Khmer Times
Questions not on the menu, National, Phnom Penh PostThe Phnom Penh Post

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15 Jan 2017 | 5:33 pm

Cambodia cuts fees for border permits to Rong Kluea market - Bangkok Post


Bangkok Post

Cambodia cuts fees for border permits to Rong Kluea market
Bangkok Post
The Cambodian government has decided to stop selling temporary permits to Cambodian citizens heading to Rong Kluea market in Aranyaprathet district in Sa Kaeo through the Poipet border checkpoint. A letter from Banteay Meanchey provincial governor ...

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15 Jan 2017 | 12:37 am

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

Singapore firms should seize first-mover advantage in Cambodia ... - Channel NewsAsia


Channel NewsAsia

Singapore firms should seize first-mover advantage in Cambodia ...
Channel NewsAsia
Speaking to the media on Saturday (Jan 14) towards the end of his state visit to Cambodia and Laos, President Tan urged SMEs to enter emerging markets early ...

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14 Jan 2017 | 9:40 am

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


The Cambodia Daily

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

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

The Real Danger of Cambodia's 'Gay King' Episode - The Diplomat


The Diplomat

The Real Danger of Cambodia's 'Gay King' Episode
The Diplomat
On December 25, a photograph appeared on Facebook of the Cambodian King's face photoshopped onto an image of gay pornography along with the message: “Cambodia King is gay.” The following day, the government announced that it was investigating ...
Cambodian King Reduces a Former Court Official's SentenceRadio Free Asia

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11 Jan 2017 | 3:55 pm