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More Montagnards pour in

Thu, 28 May 2015, By Alice Cuddy and Phak Seanglyhttp://www.phnompenhpost.com/

The number of Montagnard asylum seekers from Vietnam awaiting processing in Phnom Penh has jumped dramatically, with 67 now stuck in limbo, according to the United Nations. 443 more words

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Interior min says Assembly can't summons governors

By Pech Sotheary, Thu, 28 May 2015, http://www.phnompenhpost.com/

A provincial and a district governor will not appear before two National Assembly committees probing possible corruption in land disputes, after Interior Minister Sar Kheng declared their summonsing a violation of protocol. 179 more words

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Prey Lang advocates call for new forest status

Source: Phnom penh post by:Pech Sotheary,Wed, 27 May 2015

A group of NGOs have asked the government to reassess its granting of economic land concessions in Cambodia’s Prey Lang forest, suggesting the adoption of a decree that would permit more protected forest and safeguard biodiversity. 118 more words

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Police seize rosewood, arrest soldier, villager

Source: phnom penh post, by: Phak SeanglyWed, 27 May 2015

A soldier and a villager were arrested on Monday in Koh Kong province after police found three caches of illegal rosewood totalling nearly two tonnes, said Lay Menglaing, director of the provincial minor crime office. 101 more words

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Namhong lays into US ambassador on NGOs

Surce: Phnom Penh Post,by Ethan Harfenist, Thu, 21 May 2015

Foreign Affairs Minister Hor Namhong has called out the US ambassador to Cambodia for the latter’s criticism of the Kingdom’s controversial draft law on NGOs. 145 more words

Human Rights

Transmission line to connect dam by 2017

by, Phnom Penh Post,Chan Muyhong,Thu, 21 May 2015

A $92 million transmission line will be constructed at the Lower Sesan II hydro dam in Stung Treng by June 2017 to transfer power to Kampong Cham and Kratie provinces, according to a release from Malaysian power system engineering company Pestech International. 321 more words


Residents in path of highway seek redress

By, Phnom Penh Post,Chhay Channyda,Thu, 21 May 2015

Hundreds of families in Tbong Khmum province have called on the provincial government to negotiate compensation for land they will lose as part of the construction of huge roads in Sralop commune that will form part of a trans-ASEAN highway. 328 more words

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