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Kingdom's Property Awards ride the second wave - The Phnom Penh Post


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Kingdom's Property Awards ride the second wave
The Phnom Penh Post
Aside from mainstay names that were big winners last year, the 2017 awards held at Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra on March 24 welcomed more new faces in the real estate developer scene with 17 categories compared with last year's 13. The increase in ...
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30 Mar 2017 | 2:16 am

'In a free market economy, the weak developers will die' - The Phnom Penh Post


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'In a free market economy, the weak developers will die'
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Kim Heang, president of the Cambodian Valuers and Estate Agents Association (CVEA), candidly presented Post Property with the possible opportunities and challenges that the industry could face in the future. In the first trimester of 2017, what was the ...

30 Mar 2017 | 2:09 am

Fish deaths probed in Preah Vihear - The Phnom Penh Post


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Fish deaths probed in Preah Vihear
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Sokha said that the fish and water samples have been sent to a Phnom Penh laboratory for examination. “There are 3 to 4 tonnes of dead fish per day,” said Sokha, adding that the deaths continue to occur. Lut Sang, a member of local NGO Ponlok Khmer, ...

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29 Mar 2017 | 9:19 pm

Logging investigation finished - The Phnom Penh Post


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Logging investigation finished
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Hong Vinol – a deputy commander in the national military police who led the investigation – said yesterday the group had ended its investigation and was back in Phnom Penh working on its report and recommendations for task force chief Sao Sokha this ...

29 Mar 2017 | 9:19 pm

Villagers reject City Hall offer - The Phnom Penh Post


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Villagers reject City Hall offer
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Chroy Changvar peninsula land disputants yesterday delivered a petition to the Ministry of Land Management rejecting City Hall's proposal to take away 90 percent of their land for the development of a satellite city. The villagers on February 28 were ...

29 Mar 2017 | 9:19 pm

Japan signs deal to fund aid projects - The Phnom Penh Post


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Japan signs deal to fund aid projects
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The Japanese ambassador is set to sign a new aid package today pledging about $140 million worth of support for various projects, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Funding will go to four projects: flood protection and drainage in Phnom ...

29 Mar 2017 | 9:19 pm

Oil firm ready to ink production-sharing agreement - The Phnom Penh Post


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Oil firm ready to ink production-sharing agreement
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KrisEnergy, which posted $237.1 million in net losses for the 2016 fiscal year due to non-cash charges and higher financial costs, nevertheless increased net revenue by 137.3 percent to $142.8 million as a result of production from offshore oil fields ...

29 Mar 2017 | 7:22 pm

Beat Richner quits as head of Kantha Bopha Hospitals - The Phnom Penh Post


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Beat Richner quits as head of Kantha Bopha Hospitals
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In March alone, the main Kantha Bopha hospitals in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap provided outpatient treatment to 61,447 children while admitting another 11,606 severely ill children as inpatients. Nearly 1,900 children underwent surgery. Richner was first ...

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29 Mar 2017 | 7:22 pm

Party Law breaches international human rights standards, says UN - The Phnom Penh Post


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Party Law breaches international human rights standards, says UN
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The United Nation's human rights office in Cambodia yesterday jumped into the political fray, deeming controversial amendments to the Law on Political Parties in breach of the Kingdom's constitution and international human rights law. In a 32-page ...

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29 Mar 2017 | 7:22 pm

ASEAN talks South China Sea in Siem Reap - The Phnom Penh Post


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ASEAN talks South China Sea in Siem Reap
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But, Chambers argued, it's also likely Phnom Penh will work to ensure the code is “diluted and ambiguous” so China does not face formalised opposition from ASEAN. “Cambodia has an important role in these negotiations, for China, to weaken any ASEAN ...

29 Mar 2017 | 7:20 pm