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Leopard numbers dwindling, study finds

Source: Phnom Penh Post |Fri, 5 August 2016, by Erin Handley

Indochinese leopards should be classified as endangered, according to a new report that highlights the dwindling numbers of the species in Cambodia and Southeast Asia. 224 more words


Phnom Penh’s 2035 master plan in minimal use

Source: Phnom Penh Post | Thu, 04 August 2016, by Hanamariya Halim

Phnom Penh City Hall’s new building has massive offices occupying most floors, bringing to mind impending important meetings that would decide the fate of the capital city – if it follows the city’s master plan intended for use until 2035. 738 more words


Timber traders haul off van in showdown at military police headquarters

Source: Phnom Penh Post | Thu, 04 August 2016, by Phak Seangly and Jack Davies

Nearly 100 timber traders stormed Kratie town military police headquarters yesterday afternoon in an attempt to liberate two vans filled with confiscated timber, according to military police spokesman Eng Hy, whose account matched footage published online. 567 more words


Global Witness calls for impartial probe into Kem Ley's murder

Source: Phnom Penh Post |Thu, 4 August 2016, by Lay Samean

Investigative NGO Global Witness yesterday issued an open letter to Prime Minister Hun Sen asking him to ensure the independence of the investigation into slain political commentator Kem Ley’s death and to protect the rights of citizens who criticised the government. 237 more words

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Preah Vihear police collect 300 homemade rifles

Source: Phnom Penh  Post | Thu, 4 August 2016, by Phak Seangly

More than 300 illegal homemade rifles have been collected by authorities in Preah Vihear province already this year, provincial police chief Si Kiry said yesterday. 192 more words


SEZ polluting Bavet canal, villagers say

Source: Phnom Pneh Post| Thu, 4 August 2016, by Kong Meta and Ananth Baliga

Villagers living along a canal in Svay Rieng province’s Bavet town say its water has been polluted by untreated discharge from the nearby Manhattan Special Economic Zone (SEZ), rendering it unusable. 392 more words


Colonial-era Kampot bridge to get repairs

Source: Phnom Penh Post | Thu, 4 August 2016, by Vong Sokheng and Cristina Maza

Responding to requests on his Facebook page on Tuesday, Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered that an old colonial bridge in Kampot province be repaired after lying in disuse for three years due to safety concerns. 180 more words