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Defence in tree plantation deal - The Phnom Penh Post


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Defence in tree plantation deal
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The Ministry of Defence on Saturday signed an agreement with a Chinese company to create a 30,000-hectare tree plantation in Preah Vihear province, an official said yesterday. Director of the Defence Ministry's Development Department Lieutenant General ...

17 Sep 2017 | 9:51 pm

Timber busts in Kampong Speu - The Phnom Penh Post


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Timber busts in Kampong Speu
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A Provincial Military Police officer, speaking on condition of anonymity as he was not authorised to speak to the press, said the authorities intercepted a Phnom Penh-plated truck on National Road 41 carrying 14 pieces of timber used for making pepper ...

17 Sep 2017 | 9:51 pm

Vietnam looks to give fishery assistance to Cambodia - The Phnom Penh Post


Vietnam looks to give fishery assistance to Cambodia
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Vietnam has expressed inter-est in investing in Cambodia's aquaculture sector and providing technical support to help boost fisheries production, according to Vietnamese media reports. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Vu Hong Nam said during a visit ...

17 Sep 2017 | 9:51 pm

Five sentenced over Phnom Penh grenade attack - The Phnom Penh Post


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Five sentenced over Phnom Penh grenade attack
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Phnom Penh Municipal Court has delivered life sentences to three people and 30-year jail terms to two more for their roles in a grenade attack in the capital's Boeung Keng Kang III commune in September last year. The failed assassination plot left ...

17 Sep 2017 | 9:51 pm

Drug mule arrested at airport with 'cocaine in stomach' - The Phnom Penh Post


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Drug mule arrested at airport with 'cocaine in stomach'
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Cambodian authorities last week arrested an alleged drug mule attempting to smuggle cocaine into the Kingdom by hiding it in his stomach. South African national Blignaut Chan, 26, was seized on September 13 at Phnom Penh International Airport in a ...

17 Sep 2017 | 9:51 pm

Cambodians in Long Beach protest arrest - The Phnom Penh Post


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Cambodians in Long Beach protest arrest
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Cambodian-Americans from Southern California held a peaceful protest in front of Long Beach City Hall on Saturday to urge the Cambodian government to release opposition leader Kem Sokha and to call for the United Nations to intervene in the country's ...

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17 Sep 2017 | 9:51 pm

Kim Sok to remain in detention - The Phnom Penh Post


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Kim Sok to remain in detention
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The Appeal Court on Friday upheld an 18-month prison sentence and $200,000 compensation claim against political commentator Kim Sok on charges of incitement and defamation. Sok was sentenced last month for echoing in a radio interview widely ...

17 Sep 2017 | 9:24 pm

Streaming platforms focus on content to attract subscribers - The Phnom Penh Post


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Streaming platforms focus on content to attract subscribers
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The local market for streaming video on demand, or SVOD, has become a whole lot richer in recent months, with three new paid platforms launching since July to join international heavyweight, Netflix. The four internet television services are now ...

17 Sep 2017 | 7:05 pm

Environmental NGO Mother Nature dissolved - The Phnom Penh Post


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Environmental NGO Mother Nature dissolved
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The Interior Ministry on Friday announced it had stricken critical environmental NGO Mother Nature from its registry, effective immediately, with the group saying it had requested the move and would continue to investigate sand dredging and export ...

17 Sep 2017 | 6:59 pm

Fresh arrest over Facebook criticism of Hun Sen - The Phnom Penh Post


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Fresh arrest over Facebook criticism of Hun Sen
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A 20-year-old woman was charged in Banteay Meanchey Provincial Court yesterday with incitement and public insult for posts made on Facebook about Prime Minister Hun Sen and the Queen Mother. The woman, Moeung Lihor, a fruit vendor working in ...

17 Sep 2017 | 6:59 pm