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Cambodia - An airline for Gamblers.

Bassaka Air kicked off its first international flight service between Macau and Phnom Penh on 27th October 2014, and provides twice weekly charter flight service. 134 more words


One million hectares reclassified, gov’t says

By: May Titthara,Phnom Penh Post, 27 October 2014

More than 1 million hectares of forest terrain and land leased by private companies has been put under government control since Prime Minister Hun Sen initiated a moratorium on new economic land concessions (ELCs) in May 2012, the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction has claimed. 268 more words

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Rosewood haul found in truck with Sokimex logo

By: Phak Seangly,Phnom Penh Post, 27 October 2014

Ten tonnes of protected rosewood found stashed in a tanker truck bearing the logo of petroleum giant Sokimex was seized by police in Oddar Meanchey province on Friday. 150 more words

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Not so happy childhoods

October 23, 2014 – For years, 15-year-old Samnang* endured beatings every weekend as his father became drunk and violent.

Samnang and his mother were often slapped and kicked, until one night when the abuse went even further. 720 more words

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More prep for Water Festival

By: Chhay Channyda,Phnom Penh Post, 22 October 2014

Thousands of government forces will be deployed to help with crowd control at this year’s Water Festival, while boaters, who won’t be allowed to camp out in the usual area across the river from the Royal Palace, will be allotted their own places to sleep, according to new measures that were announced by officials. 296 more words

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Phnom Penh protest planned over Kampong Speu sugar fight

By: Chhay Channyda,Phnom Penh Post,21 October 2014

Hundreds of villagers in Kampong Speu province, locked in a long-running dispute with a sugar company owned by the wife of powerful businessman and ruling party senator Ly Yong Phat, pledged yesterday to bring their protest to the capital if district authorities are unable to find a solution within two weeks. 98 more words

Human Rights

Dam opposition takes complaint to Malaysia

By: Laignee Barron,Phnom Penh Post,21 October 2014

Six environmental organisations opposing Laos’ controversial Don Sahong hydropower dam yesterday took their complaints to a new level: The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia. 179 more words

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