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Unrelenting rains

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Provinces nationwide – particularly those along the Cambodia-Thailand border – are likely to experience more flooding as a result of a low-pressure system that is expected to bring rain across the country, according to a forecast from the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology. 155 more words

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Families regain land as claims given approval

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More than 200 families who have been locked in land disputes with sugar firms will have at least some of their land returned to them after the Ministry of Land Management approved their claims yesterday, though hundreds more families are still waiting for resolution. 180 more words

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Ministry ups scrutiny of NGOs

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The Interior Ministry has instructed provincial officials to urgently report any instances in which activities are carried out by any NGOs or grassroots associations without prior notification, adding that authorities can stop any planned events if they affect “public order and national security”. 401 more words

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Prey Speu probe sought

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Human rights groups have called for an investigation into the recent death of a young man at the state-run “rehabilitation” centre Prey Speu, as officials continued to deflect responsibility yesterday. 459 more words

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Forest loss data show 2016 increase

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Newly released satellite imagery shows that Cambodian forests were cleared in 2016 at a rate 30 percent higher than in 2015 – despite Military Police  463 more words

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Multiple timber busts in Stung Treng, Mondulkiri

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A slew of timber busts in Mondulkiri and Stung Treng provinces over the weekend saw three individuals detained and one other questioned by authorities. 380 more words

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Industry expo for building sector to be biggest yet

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This year’s Cambodia Construction Industry Expo looks set to be bigger than ever, with up to 300 stallholders slated to attend. 467 more words

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