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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

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

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

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

GE looks to deal with government on coal plants - The Phnom Penh Post


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GE looks to deal with government on coal plants
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US-based energy giant General Electric (GE) hopes to finalise an agreement with the Ministry of Mines and Energy by November that would see the Kingdom's coal and gas plants using emissions-monitoring technology for the first time, company executives ...

14 Sep 2017 | 8:21 pm

Remains hostage in spat with US - The Phnom Penh Post


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Remains hostage in spat with US
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Prime Minister Hun Sen hit back yesterday in response to United States visa sanctions by saying Cambodia would no longer assist in finding and repatriating the remains of American soldiers who lost their lives during the Vietnam War. The step follows a ...

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14 Sep 2017 | 8:16 pm

Prince Real Estate snaps up Phnom Penh Tower - The Phnom Penh Post


Prince Real Estate snaps up Phnom Penh Tower
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Prince Real Estate (Cambodia) Investment purportedly signed an agreement yesterday morning for the purchase of the Phnom Penh Tower from Hyun-dai Engineering (Cambodia), two anonymous sources and an executive confirmed. The tower, built in 2011 ...

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14 Sep 2017 | 2:30 pm

Threat follows Interior directive - The Phnom Penh Post


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Threat follows Interior directive
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A Ministry of Interior directive requiring provincial approval for work done on commune halls prompted a thinly veiled threat from a ministry spokesman yesterday that a popular opposition commune chief could be arrested if she didn't comply. Since the ...

13 Sep 2017 | 6:53 pm