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Child rape up in 2016 - The Phnom Penh Post


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Child rape up in 2016
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The number of rapes and serious crimes committed against children in Cambodia rose by more than 10 percent last year, according to figures from the Child Protection Unit obtained yesterday. The CPU, a joint initiative set up by the Cambodian Children's ...

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19 Jan 2017 | 8:48 pm

Ministry says fisheries crime down - The Phnom Penh Post


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Ministry says fisheries crime down
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A report from the Ministry of Agriculture showed a drop in the number of illegal fishing cases for 2016, though the Kingdom could see an uptick this year following Interior Minister Sar Kheng's directive to renew efforts to crack down on these activities.

19 Jan 2017 | 6:45 pm

Logistics firm DSV launches rebranded local branch - The Phnom Penh Post


Logistics firm DSV launches rebranded local branch
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Global transport and logistics company DSV announced yesterday it started operations in Cambodia following its acquisition last year of UTI Worldwide and its office in the Kingdom. DSV acquired UTI Worldwide in January 2016 for a reported $1.35 billion ...

19 Jan 2017 | 6:39 pm

Fish farm project on the table - The Phnom Penh Post


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Fish farm project on the table
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A Chinese firm and its local partner have floated a proposal for a $100 million aquaculture project in Cambodia that would include fish farms, a feed mill and a fish processing plant. Representatives of China Ocean Fishing Holding Ltd and local holding ...

19 Jan 2017 | 5:38 pm

Prime minister's namesake road project leaves residents in prolonged limbo - The Phnom Penh Post


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Prime minister's namesake road project leaves residents in prolonged limbo
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The expansion of a portion of Hun Sen Boulevard, the new nine kilometre-long highway that will form a key component of the enormous ING City south of Phnom Penh, is struggling to get off the ground due to a large group of houses standing in the way.

18 Jan 2017 | 11:19 pm

Geared up for moto assembly - The Phnom Penh Post


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Geared up for moto assembly
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Business tycoon Try Pheap yesterday celebrated the launch of a new subsidiary company, Try Pheap Grand Royal, a motorcycle assembly plant in Kandal province, by donating 228 imported Hunjia motorcycles to government ministries, the military, National ...

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18 Jan 2017 | 6:57 pm

Cambodia joins global infrastructure fund in Davos - The Phnom Penh Post


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Cambodia joins global infrastructure fund in Davos
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Cambodia has become the first Asian country to sign on to the Sustainable Development Investment Partnership (SDIP), a global initiative that aims to unlock the funding of infrastructure projects through public-private sector partnerships. The ...
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18 Jan 2017 | 6:57 pm

Prey Lang activist to take message to Yale - The Phnom Penh Post


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Prey Lang activist to take message to Yale
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Phai Bunleang is the leader of the Prey Lang Community Network's (PLCN) Kratie steering committee. For 16 years, he's formed a core part of the network's leadership, working to protect Cambodia's forest areas against deforestation and illegal logging.

18 Jan 2017 | 6:57 pm

Cassava industry left out to dry - The Phnom Penh Post


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Cassava industry left out to dry
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With the start of the dry harvest season for cassava kicking off, farmers are calling for the government to support the struggling sector with initiatives to address recurring capital shortages and market volatility. Sum Heang, head of the Pailin ...

18 Jan 2017 | 6:00 pm

Relocations set bridge repairs back until May - The Phnom Penh Post


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Relocations set bridge repairs back until May
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Repairs to the Cambodian-Japanese Friendship Bridge, which a City Hall official had said would begin this month, will instead get underway in May, according to representatives from Japan, which is funding the work. Via email, spokesperson for the ...

17 Jan 2017 | 6:56 pm