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Breaking: Five years for chief tied to Sokha case - The Phnom Penh Post


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Breaking: Five years for chief tied to Sokha case
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The Phnom Penh Municipal Court this morning sentenced Sam Rainsy Party commune chief Seang Chet to five years in prison for a plot to bribe the purported mistress of CNRP leader Kem Sokha. Presiding judge Koa Vandy gave no details of the evidence ...

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4 Dec 2016 | 10:29 pm

New skybridge construction kicks off - The Phnom Penh Post


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New skybridge construction kicks off
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Construction officially began on new additions to Kbal Thnal's skybridge yesterday, with Phnom Penh governor Pa Socheatvong overseeing the inauguration ceremony. Three new elevated roads will be connected to the original Kbal Thnal overpass over the ...

4 Dec 2016 | 10:14 pm

Alcohol, anger fuel cleaver murder, National, Phnom Penh Post - The Phnom Penh Post


Alcohol, anger fuel cleaver murder, National, Phnom Penh Post
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Drunken arguments ended in deaths in two separate cases in Preah Sihanouk and Kampong Speu provinces on Saturday, police said yesterday. In Preah ...

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4 Dec 2016 | 10:14 pm

Excavation prompts concerns in Pailin - The Phnom Penh Post


Excavation prompts concerns in Pailin
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The ongoing excavation of the Phnom Preal hills in Pailin's Sala Krao district has raised questions among villagers about its true purpose, despite authorities maintaining the work is purely for road construction reasons. According to villager Om Sam ...

4 Dec 2016 | 10:14 pm

Pigs call first dibs on feed - The Phnom Penh Post


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Pigs call first dibs on feed
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AGRO-Industrial conglomerate Mong Reththy Group inaugurated its first feed mill on Friday, with the factory's production line aimed foremost at supplying the group's industrial pig-rearing operation, a company executive said yesterday. Monivann Tan ...

4 Dec 2016 | 5:48 pm

White Building surveyed - The Phnom Penh Post


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White Building surveyed
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Land Management Minister Chea Sophara led a veritable battalion of ministry officials in a survey of Phnom Penh's iconic White Building on Saturday morning in preparation for a proposed development project on the site. Japanese development firm ...

4 Dec 2016 | 5:48 pm

R'kiri tribe gets emotional - The Phnom Penh Post


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R'kiri tribe gets emotional
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A remote tribe in northeast Cambodia were crucial participants in a new study that concludes the way our bodies express emotions is universal, rather than dictated by the cultures in which we are raised. The work of four American psychologists, the ...

4 Dec 2016 | 5:48 pm

Ministry questions brick factory report - The Phnom Penh Post


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Ministry questions brick factory report
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The Labour Ministry on Friday sidestepped evidence uncovered by rights group Licadho suggesting the use of debt bondage is rife in Cambodian brick factories, instead choosing to question the group's methods. The statement, released in response to the ...
Cambodian Government cannot find cases of brick factory slaves ...ABC Online

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4 Dec 2016 | 5:48 pm

Chinese firm eyes steel mill, Business, Phnom Penh Post - The Phnom Penh Post


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Chinese firm eyes steel mill, Business, Phnom Penh Post
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One of China's largest steelmakers is seeking partners in Cambodia to build a steel mill that will reduce the Kingdom's dependency on imported steel for its ...

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4 Dec 2016 | 5:48 pm

Pen Sovann replacement on NA agenda - The Phnom Penh Post


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Pen Sovann replacement on NA agenda
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The National Assembly's permanent committee will meet today ahead of a parliamentary plenary session this week to appoint a new Cambodia National Rescue Party lawmaker as a replacement for the late Pen Sovann. CNRP spokesman Yim Sovann said ...

4 Dec 2016 | 5:48 pm