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14 Aug 2018 | 12:05 pm

Bangladesh snapper in jail after AJ interview - The Phnom Penh Post


Bangladesh snapper in jail after AJ interview
The Phnom Penh Post
Award-winning Bangladesh photographer Shahidul Alam was in jail on Monday, 10 days after being arrested following an interview with Al Jazeera about massive student demonstrations, police said. Alam, 63, who accused police of assaulting him in custody ...

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14 Aug 2018 | 12:10 am

Kheng: Challenges ahead for new National Assembly - The Phnom Penh Post


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Kheng: Challenges ahead for new National Assembly
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“To increase effectiveness, there should also be participatory monitoring and an evaluation tool in which the ordinary people can participate,” he told The Post. Cambodia-based Affiliated Network for Social Accountability in East Asia and the Pacific ...

13 Aug 2018 | 11:04 pm

Officials blocked from probing land clearing - The Phnom Penh Post


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Officials blocked from probing land clearing
The Phnom Penh Post
A group of conservation NGOs and officials from the Ministry of Environment on Monday were prevented from inspecting 51 hectares of land in Kampong Speu province's Phnom O'ral Wildlife Sanctuary that is said to have been illegally grabbed. National ...

13 Aug 2018 | 10:04 pm

Oz group calls for poll stance - The Phnom Penh Post


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Oz group calls for poll stance
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Some members of the Cambodian diaspora in Australia have penned a letter to that country's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Julie Bishop, asking top officials to condemn an undermining of democracy in the Kingdom. But ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) ...

13 Aug 2018 | 10:04 pm

A thousand labourers deported from Thailand - The Phnom Penh Post


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A thousand labourers deported from Thailand
The Phnom Penh Post
Some 1,000 Cambodian workers who failed to meet the deadline to legalise their work documents in Thailand have been deported since July 1, said officials at the Poipet border at Banteay Meanchey province. Provincial Labour Department director Ros ...

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13 Aug 2018 | 9:20 pm

Six arrested in Preah Sihanouk over sexy leaflets - The Phnom Penh Post


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Six arrested in Preah Sihanouk over sexy leaflets
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Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities on Sunday arrested six men for allegedly distributing leaflets in a public area that depicted sexual images to promote a massage parlour. Preah Sihanouk town police chief Phul Phorsda said the six planned to ...

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13 Aug 2018 | 9:10 pm

Rainsy absent from 'autonomy' deal trial - The Phnom Penh Post


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Rainsy absent from 'autonomy' deal trial
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The Phnom Penh Municipal Court said on Monday that Sam Rainsy missed a court date on a treason charge after agreeing to let Vietnamese ethnic minorities settle in Cambodia's northeastern provinces with “autonomy”. The former leader of the ...

13 Aug 2018 | 9:10 pm

Rosewood felled in Angkor Park - The Phnom Penh Post


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Rosewood felled in Angkor Park
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Law enforcement officers and officials from Apsara Authority are trying to identify suspects who illegally felled a rosewood tree inside Siem Reap's Angkor Archaeological Park. Apsara Authority spokesman Long Kosal said after receiving information from ...

13 Aug 2018 | 9:10 pm

Woman smash car into capital phone snatcher - The Phnom Penh Post


Woman smash car into capital phone snatcher
The Phnom Penh Post
Two women in the capital on Sunday night crashed their car into two men they claim stole a mobile phone, killing one and severely injuring the other. Driving on street 454 in Phnom Penh's Tuol Tompoung commune, the women claim that the suspects on a ...

13 Aug 2018 | 9:10 pm

Four detained in Kratie over murder of family - The Phnom Penh Post


Four detained in Kratie over murder of family
The Phnom Penh Post
Deputy provincial police chief Oum Phy told The Post on Monday that the suspects Choek Nou, 50; Choek Mao, 46, and Choek Limsreng, 20 – all from the district's Thmey commune, and Mao Nhanh, 17, a private security guard from Phnom Penh, are under ...

13 Aug 2018 | 9:10 pm

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