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Areng dam a boon: ministry

By May Titthara, The Phnom Penh Post, 01 October 2o14

The Ministry of Mines and Energy has denied that the proposed Stung Cheay Areng hydropower dam in Koh Kong province will have as wide-ranging environmental and social impacts as predicted by activists, saying that the forests will be replaced by ecotourism resorts. 337 more words

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Illegal mining op halted in preserve

By Phak Seangly, The Phnom Penh Post, 01 October 2014

Pailin provincial authorities are searching for a suspect who allegedly commissioned the excavation of a gold mine on land the protection of which is funded by the foundation of American actress Angelina Jolie. 258 more words

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Rage at bank flares up again

By Pech Sotheary, The Phnom Penh Post, 01 October 2014

About 200 villagers from Kampong Speu province protested outside ANZ Royal Bank yesterday, calling for the public to stop using its services following unanswered calls for compensation over alleged land grabbing by ruling party Senator Ly Yong Phat, who financed his agro-concessions with loans from the bank. 251 more words

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On flooding, patience please

By Taing Vida, The Phnom Penh Post, 30 September 2014

After a prolonged downpour early yesterday morning left much of Phnom Penh under water and the overtaxed drainage system struggling to accommodate the deluge, Prime Minister Hun Sen urged city residents to be patient. 327 more words

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‘Delinquent’ companies lose ELCs

By May Titthara, The Phnom Penh Post, 30 September 2014

Seven private companies have had their land concessions – covering a total of more than 10,000 hectares in three provinces – recalled for not meeting their contractual obligations, Minister of Environment Say Sam Al said yesterday. 127 more words

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No one in: Officials out, Sesan letter not accepted

By Phak Seangly, The Phnom Penh Post, 30 September 2014

Hundreds of villagers threatened by the Lower Sesan II hydropower dam project are vowing to protest at Stung Treng Provincial Hall if authorities continue to refuse to accept their statement opposing the project, a representative said yesterday. 100 more words

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Land disputes aired in capital

By Pech Sotheary, The Phnom Penh Post, 30 September 2014

Nearly one hundred people from three provinces gathered at Freedom Park yesterday to demand that the government help them solve their long-running land disputes. 326 more words

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