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26 Apr 2018 | 1:22 pm

Kampong Speu authorities confiscate nearly 20 kilograms of wildlife - The Phnom Penh Post


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Kampong Speu authorities confiscate nearly 20 kilograms of wildlife
The Phnom Penh Post
Kampong Speu Military Police, along with Wildlife Alliance experts, on Wednesday cracked down on a home in Chech village where they confiscated nearly 20 kilograms of live wild animals, officials said on Thursday. Yuk Dy, commander of the Military ...

26 Apr 2018 | 6:56 am

City Hall considering two new overpasses - The Phnom Penh Post


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City Hall considering two new overpasses
The Phnom Penh Post
Phnom Penh Governor Khoung Sreng on Wednesday discussed the construction of two overpass projects, one at the Choam Chao roundabout near the airport and another at the Kbal Thnal intersection near Monivong Bridge. The governor held a meeting of City ...

26 Apr 2018 | 2:35 am

KNLF founder Sam Serey, deemed a 'terrorist' by gov't, detained in Thailand - The Phnom Penh Post


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KNLF founder Sam Serey, deemed a 'terrorist' by gov't, detained in Thailand
The Phnom Penh Post
Khmer National Liberation Front founder Sam Serey, wanted by the Cambodian government for an alleged Khmer New Year terrorism threat, has been arrested in Thailand on immigration violations, Cambodian officials said Thursday. Serey, who has frequently ...

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26 Apr 2018 | 12:20 am

Boeung Trabek residents to get land titles - The Phnom Penh Post


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Boeung Trabek residents to get land titles
The Phnom Penh Post
Nearly 300 families in Phnom Penh's Boeung Trabek area will be granted land titles, a surprise move punctuated with a reminder to residents to cast a vote for the ruling party in July's elections. The area in Chamkarmon district has been the site of ...

25 Apr 2018 | 7:06 pm

US Forest Service to train Cambodian rangers - The Phnom Penh Post


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US Forest Service to train Cambodian rangers
The Phnom Penh Post
Ministry of Environment rangers will soon receive training from experts with the US Forest Service in a bid to improve their ability to crack down on forest crimes and protect conservation areas. US Forest Service officials on Tuesday met with ...

25 Apr 2018 | 7:04 pm

Public lot on riverside eyed for major project - The Phnom Penh Post


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Public lot on riverside eyed for major project
The Phnom Penh Post
Plans appear to be in the works to develop a central stretch of prime riverfront real estate currently owned by a state-run enterprise into a sprawling commercial development, according to sources involved with the landowner, though key government ...

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25 Apr 2018 | 6:22 pm

Hun Sen demands end to discrimination against the disabled - The Phnom Penh Post


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Hun Sen demands end to discrimination against the disabled
The Phnom Penh Post
Prime Minister Hun Sen lashed out on Wednesday at people who insulted him for being "blind", while sticking up for disabled people of all kinds. The premier reportedly lost his eye while taking Phnom Penh as a soldier for the ultra-Maoist Khmer Rouge ...

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25 Apr 2018 | 12:32 am

Freedom of expression online in Cambodia 'stifled by laws' - The Phnom Penh Post


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Freedom of expression online in Cambodia 'stifled by laws'
The Phnom Penh Post
Cambodian laws are muzzling online expression, a new regional report launched on Tuesday has found. The report, Unshackling Expression, studies online freedom in Asia and finds that Cambodia's existing laws – especially surrounding defamation and ...

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24 Apr 2018 | 7:00 pm

Local firm Arc sees potential in 3D-printing tech - The Phnom Penh Post


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Local firm Arc sees potential in 3D-printing tech
The Phnom Penh Post
As the white, cube-shaped machine begins to whir at the front of the room, a metal arm can be seen jerking back and forth through the box's transparent front-facing panel. The robotic mechanism whirs as it works, and onlookers watch as the 3D printer ...

24 Apr 2018 | 6:33 pm

Prime Minister: Take back islands from inactive developers - The Phnom Penh Post


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Prime Minister: Take back islands from inactive developers
The Phnom Penh Post
The government will “take back” land on roughly 30 islands from private companies that have not made progress on planned developments, Prime Minister Hun Sen said in a speech on Monday that also targeted land-grabbing villagers and idle provincial ...

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23 Apr 2018 | 6:15 pm