Cambodia News: Preah Vihear

Sugar firm, villagers in P Vihear face off again - The Phnom Penh Post


Sugar firm, villagers in P Vihear face off again
The Phnom Penh Post
Another in a series of standoffs between Preah Vihear villagers and sugar company Rui Feng yesterday saw 40 residents from three different districts camp out at Tbeng Meanchey district's Brame commune in a bid to stop the company from clearing land.

16 Jan 2017 | 2:28 am

Rui Feng still clearing farmland, villagers say - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Rui Feng still clearing farmland, villagers say
The Phnom Penh Post
Yet another camp of Kuoy villagers complained that the company is clearing their farmland, this time in Preah Vihear's Tbeng Meanchey district. Community member Vong Sok Khengly said yesterday he and his fellow villagers had seized company equipment ...

12 Jan 2017 | 6:38 pm

Cleaners rescued from Malaysia - Khmer Times


Cleaners rescued from Malaysia
Khmer Times
Aged between 20 and 37, the women hail from 10 different provinces – Kampong Chhnang, Kampong Cham, Kampong Thom, Preah Sihanouk, Kampot, Takeo, Kandal, Pursat, Preah Vihear and Tbong Khmum. After receiving information about the women ...

12 Jan 2017 | 10:34 am

Cambodians deported for illegal logging - Khmer Times


Cambodians deported for illegal logging
Khmer Times
... Choam Sangam International Checkpoint in Oddar Meanchey province, told Khmer Times that all the Cambodians were imprisoned in Thailand's Sisaket province, which borders Oddar Meancheay and Preah Vihear provinces, before they were deported.

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12 Jan 2017 | 10:34 am

Sugar Company Worn Out by Empty Promises - The Cambodia Daily


The Phnom Penh Post

Sugar Company Worn Out by Empty Promises
The Cambodia Daily
Some 100 farmers who have spent the past 11 days sleeping on land to guard it from bulldozers in Preah Vihear province are exhausted by empty promises from the government to solve their problem. About 300 km away, in an office on the 15th floor of ...
Tensions between Chinese firm, ethnic villagers mountThe Phnom Penh Post

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11 Jan 2017 | 5:39 pm

Development actors bet on political power shift to save Cambodia's forgotten forest - Devex


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Development actors bet on political power shift to save Cambodia's forgotten forest
Devex
They're the community forest patrol of Kunpheap, a 734-person village in Cambodia's vast Preah Vihear province, and it's their 395-hectare forest they've gathered to protect. The night before, commune council member Kuch Sour heard the telltale buzz of ...

11 Jan 2017 | 5:19 am

Cambodia's Hun Sen Thanks Laos for Cheap Electricity - Radio Free Asia


The Cambodia Daily

Cambodia's Hun Sen Thanks Laos for Cheap Electricity
Radio Free Asia
“I want to extend my thanks to the Laotian government for selling electricity at a cheap price to Cambodia, mostly for consumption in Stung Treng and Preah Vihear provinces,” Hun Sen said in speech marking the opening of a new Cambodia-Lao ...
Hun Sen Visits Laos Dam Site, Again Promises Cheap PowerThe Cambodia Daily
PM opens Laos border checkpointKhmer Times

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10 Jan 2017 | 2:11 pm

Preah Vihear Villagers Fend Off Sugar Company's 10 Bulldozers - The Cambodia Daily


Preah Vihear Villagers Fend Off Sugar Company's 10 Bulldozers
The Cambodia Daily
A group of villagers chased off 10 bulldozers belonging to the Ruifeng Sugar Company on Thursday on the fifth day of a standoff between an ethnic Kuy community and the Chinese firm trying to clear the land in Preah Vihear province. Rice farmer Hut Maly ...

5 Jan 2017 | 5:39 pm

Cambodia calling - Circular Head Chronicle


Circular Head Chronicle

Cambodia calling
Circular Head Chronicle
Column. Jamie and Deb Quilliam left Circular Head in May to embark on a year-long volunteering journey through Cambodia. The couple writes to the Chronicle from the Southeast Asian country, sharing their travels so far, most recently from Preah Vihear ...

27 Dec 2016 | 7:36 pm

Soldiers Charged With Abetting Timber Smugglers in Preah Vihear - The Cambodia Daily


The Phnom Penh Post

Soldiers Charged With Abetting Timber Smugglers in Preah Vihear
The Cambodia Daily
Four soldiers accused of trying to help smugglers move a cache of prized and protected Siamese rosewood through Preah Vihear province were charged on Monday in the provincial court, local officials said on Tuesday. Deputy prosecutor Sreng Sothea said ...
Timber charges for soldiersThe Phnom Penh Post

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27 Dec 2016 | 6:07 pm