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After the exodus, suffering in the village

In some villages near the Thai border, over half the residents have migrated for work. For those left behind, it’s getting harder and harder to cope. 1,572 more words

Cambodia

Siem Reap warned Chinese tourists present challenge and opportunity

With more visitors to Siem Reap coming from within the region, the industry must adapt or risk losing out. 918 more words

Cambodia

Royal representative denies claims

Source: Phnom Penh Post

A representative of business mogul Kith Meng’s Royal Group yesterday hit back at a report published by the National Police accusing the company of laundering illegal timber through the Lower Sesan II hydro power project. 263 more words

Cambodia

Fraud at malaria centre: Global Fund report uncovers ‘systematic’ double billing, nepotism

Source: Phnom Penh Post

A report by the Global Fund’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has confirmed evidence of corruption and nepotism at Cambodia’s National Malaria Centre (CNM), first revealed by… 1,052 more words

Cambodia

Oknha linked to timber bust

Source: Phnom Penh Post

Police officers, gendarmes and Forestry Administration officials yesterday discovered a large cache of valuable, illegally felled wood – which locals say was destined for Vietnam – after raiding a house in Stung Treng province linked to a prominent timber trader. 426 more words

Human Rights

Two arrested at KNFL presser

Source: Phnom Penh Post

Police interrupted a press conference called by the Khmer National Liberation Front (KNLF) in Phnom Penh’s Chbar Ampov district yesterday, arresting two organisers as one called for the release of members of the organisation and other political prisoners. 554 more words

Human Rights

Government probing logging claims

Source: Phnom Penh Post

The Ministry of Environment is investigating collusion between state officials and timber traders in the country’s east, Environment Minister Say Sam Al said yesterday, three days after a report exposed industrial-scale illegal logging backed by Vietnamese traders in Ratanakkiri province. 301 more words

Human Rights