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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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Families fear eviction in dispute with Try Pheap

Source: The Phnom Penh Post By May Titthara Thu, 30 July 2015

Twenty-three families in a village in Pursat province currently embroiled in a land dispute with a company owned by tycoon Try Pheap have claimed that authorities are putting pressure on locals in an attempt to quash the issue. 153 more words

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Post disguises its opinions as news

Unlike most English-language papers, the Phnom Penh Post does not have a regular editorial, giving the paper’s editor’s or owner’s views on issues of the day. 1,096 more words

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A Quick Trip South: a newspaper reporter in Cambodia takes a weekend break -- by Brent Crane

I wanted to get out of the city last weekend so I went down to Kampot, an old colonial town near the coast and the Vietnamese border. 1,817 more words

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Protests over NGO law across country

Source: The Phnom Penh Post By May Titthara Thu, 23 July 2015

Hundreds of people across the country protested yesterday against the draft NGO law, as it was announced that the controversial legislation will go before the Senate on Friday. 373 more words

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