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Naga eyeing institute land

 By Eddie Morton and Chhay Channyda, The Pnhom Penh Post, 17 September 2014

NagaCorp, the parent company of Phnom Penh’s NagaWorld casino, has confirmed that it is eyeing land occupied by the Buddhist Institute for a new hotel development, a revelation that comes mere months after the government proclaimed in no uncertain terms that the institute was there to stay. 672 more words

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Koh Kong villagers seek PM’s help in capital

By Chhay Channyda, The Phnom Penh Post, 17 September 2014

Villagers from Koh Kong province have descended on the capital, ready to petition Prime Minister Hun Sen and the government today to intervene in their long-running land dispute with prominent businessman Heng Huy. 296 more words

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Soldiers sent to Areng post

By Phak Seangly and Daniel Pye, The Phnom Penh Post, 17 September 2014

Soldiers have been stationed at the site of a roadblock that was manned by environmental activists protesting the planned Stung Cheay Areng dam in Koh Kong province. 331 more words

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Standoff, arrests in Areng

By Phak Seangly and Daniel Pye, The Phnom Penh Post, 16 September 2014

Koh Kong provincial authorities detained nine people, including the founder of a local environmental group established to protect the Areng Valley, for several hours yesterday after the activists blocked security forces from using an access road into the area. 722 more words

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Phnong rally in Mondulkiri

By Chhay Channyda, The Phnom Penh Post, 16 September 2014

About 200 ethnic Phnong villagers gathered in Mondulkiri province’s Bousraa commune yesterday to protest against several companies that hold economic land concessions in the area, which they say are destroying their traditional livelihoods. 313 more words

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Gibbon, big cat rescued in July raids

By Phak Sheangly, The Phnom Penh Post, 16 September 2014

Conservation group Wildlife Alliance rescued 333 animals, including an endangered pileated gibbon, in 12 provinces during the month of July, the NGO announced on its website yesterday. 119 more words

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‘Settle land dispute or else’

By Pech Sotheary, The Phnom Penh Post, 16 September 2014

The head of the National Assembly’s top human rights commission has warned Banteay Meanchey’s provincial governor to settle a land dispute involving 230 disabled soldiers’ families from the province’s Malai district, saying he will be sacked if the matter is not settled within three months. 304 more words

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