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Garment factory fined after pollution claims

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The Ministry of Environment has fined a Chinese garment factory in Takeo province $7,500 after villagers complained the factory was polluting nearby streams with untreated waste. 225 more words

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Two men arrested, freed over Cardamom logging

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Two men were arrested Friday by Pursat Provincial Military Police for allegedly logging in a protected area, only to be released yesterday at the request of the provincial Military Police commander, officials said yesterday. 205 more words

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Hun Sen: rights organisation CCHR will not be shut down

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In an unexpected turn, Prime Minister Hun Sen announced on Saturday that the outspoken Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR) will not be shut down, despite accusing the local NGO last week of serving foreign interests. 760 more words

Human Rights

Chinese to help finish Gold Tower 42 by 2019

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Yunwoo signed an agreement with two Chinese companies yesterday to finally restart the construction of the Gold Tower 42 project, with a new completion date set for the end of 2019. 332 more words

Development

Government to expand National road 3, 4

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The Cambodian government is planning to expand National Roads 3 and 4 in 2018, either before the election or after it, according to Nou Vattanak, spokesman for the Ministry of Public Works and Transport. 466 more words

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Conservationists warn government of encroachment

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Conservation NGOs yesterday raised the issue of alleged land grabs in the country’s protected areas by the military and local authorities at a resources protection forum, asking Environment Minister Say Sam Al to intervene. 194 more words

Cambodia

OCIC begins work on Chroy Changvar satellite city

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OCIC unveiled plans this week for their “City of the Future” satellite city in Chro Changvar featuring a commercial center and a mixed-use housing development. 290 more words

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