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Which observers?

Not for the first time, a Post journalist inserts his/her opinion into an article and gives it a bogus authenticity by attributing it to unnamed “observers”. 236 more words


Authorities seize logs in Kompong Speu

Source: phnompenhpost. By : Phak Seangly , Date Thu 17 September 2015

Over 100 logs of luxury timber from Phnom Oral Wildlife Sanctuary in Kampong Speu province were seized by authorities in Chbar Mon town on Tuesday. 139 more words

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Government land sector reform paper to tackle poverty, food security

Source: Phnom Penh Post,By Chhay Channyda,Sat, 29 August 2015

The government yesterday hailed its track record on land policy reform as it approved a new “white paper” on the subject, although activists doubted authorities’ willingness to tackle Cambodia’s myriad ongoing land disputes. 285 more words


NGO's plan for ethical land eviction of riverside community

Source: Phnom Penh Post,by: Bennett Murray ,Sat, 29 August 2015

The garbage-strewn, riverside area that contains Chrang Chamres commune may be unsightly, but the local Cham community fears that a future away from their niche in Phnom Penh’s far north would be far worse. 229 more words


Cambodian Government Takes Umbrage at US Congressman’s Comments on Land Grabs

Source: RFA,2015-08-18

Cambodia’s Ministry of Land Management is acting in accordance with the country’s laws and making an effort to respect citizens’ rights, a ministry official said Tuesday, rejecting comments by a U.S. 548 more words


King signs law on NGOs

source: Phnom Penh Post ,by Pech Sotheary,Fri, 14 August 2015

The much-disputed Law on Associations and Non-governmental Organisations (LANGO) has passed its final, and almost entirely ceremonial hurdle, as King Norodom Sihamoni yesterday signed a Royal Proclamation passing the legislation into law. 348 more words

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Soldier was ‘trading timber’

Source: The Phnom Penh Post by Phak Seangly Mon, 3 August 2015

A vehicle transporting 18 cubic metres of illegally logged timber was stopped on Saturday night by the Wildlife Alliance’s Wildlife Rapid Response Team (WRRT) in Kampong Speu province and is believed to belong to a military officer currently involved in a prior lawsuit over contraband timber. 358 more words

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