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Construction sector investment falls by 22 percent - The Phnom Penh Post


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Construction sector investment falls by 22 percent
The Phnom Penh Post
Investment capital in Cambodia's construction industry is off to a dwindling start this year, falling 22.1 percent at the end of the first quarter compared with the same period last year. The latest quarterly report released by the Ministry of Land ...

19 Apr 2017 | 11:33 pm

Soldier's offer rebuffed - The Phnom Penh Post


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Soldier's offer rebuffed
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A husband whose wife was killed by a military truck in a hit-and-run collision in Phnom Penh on March 25 has refused an offer of compensation from a military officer representing the driver. Meach Vireak – whose 28-year-old wife Sok Vanna was crushed ...

19 Apr 2017 | 8:48 pm

'Sorcerer' hiding in police station for 2 years - The Phnom Penh Post


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'Sorcerer' hiding in police station for 2 years
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As reports continue to pile up of accused sorcerers being violently forced from their homes – most recently in Kampong Speu province – The Post has learned that an alleged “sorcerer” and his family have been holed up at a district police station for ...

19 Apr 2017 | 7:09 pm

Banking shows steady growth - The Phnom Penh Post


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Banking shows steady growth
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Cambodia's financial sector saw healthy growth last year with increased deposits and profits amid slower credit growth, reflecting sustainable development and increased public confidence in the sector, according to a recently released central bank report.

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19 Apr 2017 | 6:51 pm

Election security pushed - The Phnom Penh Post


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Election security pushed
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As an intensive riot control course for 100 provincial police officers in Kratie province kicked off this week, Interior Minister Sar Kheng urged security personnel to prepare for upcoming elections, pointing to their performance during the 2013 ...

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19 Apr 2017 | 6:51 pm

Japanese firms sign power line agreement - The Phnom Penh Post


Japanese firms sign power line agreement
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T.T. Network Infrastructure Japan, a joint venture between global electronics manufacturer Toshiba and Tokyo Electric Power Co Holdings (TEPCO), will operate and maintain 130 kilometres of a 230-kilovolt power transmission line in Cambodia, according ...

18 Apr 2017 | 10:06 pm

Khmer New Year festival brings in more income - The Phnom Penh Post


Khmer New Year festival brings in more income
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Angkor Sangkranta, Siem Reap's largest cultural festival held over Khmer New Year, raked in a total income of $95 million on the back of 1.6 million domestic and international visitors, a 23 percent year-on-year increase, state news agency AKP said ...

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18 Apr 2017 | 10:05 pm

Trial delayed to check story - The Phnom Penh Post


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Trial delayed to check story
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Two Nigerians alleged to be part of a conspiracy to smuggle a kilogram of cocaine in one of the men's stomachs have had their hearing postponed to seek evidence on whether they knew each other or had accidentally met at the airport. Phnom Penh ...

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18 Apr 2017 | 10:05 pm

NEC shrugs off database hack - The Phnom Penh Post


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NEC shrugs off database hack
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Officials and foreign donors yesterday sought to play down concerns over the security of the National Election Committee's voter list, after anonymous leaker “Thleay” released a video appearing to show manipulation of the database and the NEC confirmed ...

18 Apr 2017 | 7:12 pm

Rice exports show slow growth - The Phnom Penh Post


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Rice exports show slow growth
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Cambodian rice exports declined dramatically in March, causing the average export growth of the Kingdom's dominant cash crop to increase by only 3 percent during the first quarter of this year, nearly wiping out the double-digit growth seen in January ...

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18 Apr 2017 | 7:12 pm