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UN envoy meets with NEC

Source: Khmer Times

The National Election Committee (NEC) yesterday told United Nations Special Rapporteur Rhona Smith that election monitoring coalition the “Situation Room” will have to register with the Interior Ministry if it wants to deploy observers for next year’s elections – despite there being no such requirement in the NGO Law. 505 more words

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Timeframe set for Siem Reap airport construction

Source: Phnom Penh Post

Construction of Siem Reap’s new international airport, which is being developed by China’s state-run Yunnan Investment Holdings Ltd (YIHL), could start in early 2018. 318 more words

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Negotiations over decade-old land dispute in the works

Source: Phnom Penh Post

Authorities say they are close to resolving a land dispute between a rubber company and villagers in Anlong Veng commune after Oddar Meanchey Provincial Governor Sar Thavy on Monday ordered stakeholders to accelerate talks. 143 more words

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Fire engulfs homes in Phnom Penh village

Source: Phnom Penh Post

A fire tore through a village in Phnom Penh’s Boeung Tompun commune for the second time in just over a year yesterday, destroying 18 homes and displacing 24 families. 258 more words

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Tax Department reaches out to NGOs

Source: Phnom Penh Post

At least three local NGOs have been called for questioning by the Ministry of Economy and Finance’s Taxation Department to clarify their tax payments, amid an aggressive tax collection campaign that has recently gone after media outlets the  645 more words

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Villagers summonsed again in dredging case

Source: Phnom Penh Post

Three residents from Kandal’s Koh Kor village have been summonsed for questioning at the provincial court for the second time in as many weeks – this time for alleged “incitement” and for allegedly damaging property belonging to a sand dredging company operating in the area. 204 more words

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Laos withdraws troops after Hun Sen ultimatum

Source: Phnom Penh Post

Lao troops occupying territory south of the Sekong River withdrew on Saturday after Prime Minister Hun Sen gave them a six-day deadline to leave… 852 more words

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