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Local politician caught in the crossfire

Source: Phnom Penh Post |Thu, 22 September 2016, by Lay Samean and Shaun Turton

In April this year, Srok commune chief Seang Chet got a call from his district superior asking him to come to the Kampong Siem district office to sort out a dispute – sewage was running through someone else’s yard, he was told, according to his wife. 919 more words

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Vietnam-bound trucks full of firewood seized

Source: Phnom Penh Post |Thu, 22 September 2016, by Mech Dara

Tbong Khmum provincial military police officers yesterday arrested six people and seized two trucks that were allegedly transporting firewood to Vietnam, according to gendarmerie spokesman Eng Hy. 206 more words


Cambodian rails linked to Thailand’s

Source: Phnom Penh Post |Tue, 20 September 2016, by Khouth Sophak Chakrya

The long-awaited railroad between Phnom Penh and Bangkok moved one step closer to completion yesterday after tracks on the Cambodian side were connected to those in Thailand. 151 more words


Farmers Block Road Amid Rice Price Crisis

Source: The Cambodia Daily | Mon, 19 September 2016, by Kang Sothear

At least 400 farmers piled 100 tons of rice paddy across National Road 5 in Battambang province on Sunday morning, seeking a guaranteed minimum return for their harvest amid frantic government efforts to confront falling prices. 627 more words


Battambang farmers protest plummeting rice prices

Source: Phnom Penh Post |Mon, 19 September 2016, by Lay Samean

Attempting to call attention to the havoc low rice prices are wreaking on their livelihoods, hundreds of farmers in Battambang’s Sangke district took to the streets yesterday, symbolically pouring rice onto National Road 5. 379 more words


Several luxury-wood busts conducted over weekend

Source: Phnom Penh Post |Mon, 19 September 2016, by Mech Dara

Police have made a series of busts of illegal first-grade timber in recent days, including one involving a sawmill that had been licensed by the government two weeks ago to resume its wood-processing activities. 421 more words


Flooding hits Phnom Penh following heavy weekend rains

Source: Phnom Penh Post |Mon, 19 September 2016, by Niem Chheng

Heavy rains descended on Phnom Penh on Saturday night, flooding many streets and even some homes throughout the capital. 68 more words