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4 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

Refugee house hunting

High-level bureaucrats from Australia have visited several sites in Cambodia over the past two months to view properties where refugees from its overseas detention centre on Nauru could be relocated, the Post has learned.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Cambodia, Hun Sen,

8 hrs ago | People's Daily Online

China's 1st overseas airline established in Cambodia

Cambodia Bayon Airlines, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Aviation Industry Corporation of China , was established in Cambodia on Thursday and first flights will begin by the end of this year, officials said.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Cambodia,

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Pnompenh Post

Training of RCAF will go on, US general says

Though the United States' training of Cambodia's "abusive armed forces" has come under fire this year, a visiting senior US military official said yesterday such training would continue, noting that "great progress" was being made on rights violations.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Cambodia, US Military, US Army,

American Reporter

Brasch WordsREPUBLICAN Leadership Falls on Its 'Family Values' Sword

It's been a good week for evil. It started with a phrase in a New York Times story this past Sunday that has stuck in my head.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Pnompenh Post

Agriculture census unveiled, to the delight of the industry

Measuring in detail the country's largest sector in terms of household engagement, the government yesterday revealed the results of the first-ever Agricultural Census - a survey welcomed yesterday by industry analysts.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Southeast Asia, World News, Cambodia,

Pnompenh Post

Mentally ill lack support in prison

At the age of 18, Lim Visal* was chained to a post by his parents, who were anxious about his undiagnosed schizophrenia and too poor to refer him to a hospital.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Cambodia,

Bangkok Post

Thai unrest hits Cambodia tourism

Cambodia's tourism industry, which for years has seen double-digit growth, is now showing signs of slowing down as Thai visitors to the kingdom decline, according to the latest government data.

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Related Topix: Travel, Southeast Asia, Asia Travel, World News, Cambodia, Cambodia Travel, Thailand, Laos Travel, Laos Travel,

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Pnompenh Post

Art show hands the paintbox to underprivileged children

When Phnom Penh centre for underprivileged children Aziza's Place asked 22 of their young students to paint a picture, they weren't sure what to expect.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Cambodia

Stuff.co.nz

A family trip to Cambodia is built for adventure

It's one of those questions parents avoid if they can, but my seven-year-old son has been reading over my shoulder as I study a book for our trip to Cambodia.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Cambodia, Family, Kids, Parenting, Travel

The Age

ANZ says no to evicted Cambodian farmers

ANZ has ruled out helping hundreds of poor Cambodian families forcibly evicted from their land to make way for sugar-cane plantations that involved child labour and led to food shortages.

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Pnompenh Post

New airline gets closer to launch

Cambodia Bayon Airlines will soon import two Modern Ark 60 aircrafts from the state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China , with plans to begin domestic flights before the end of the year, a company representative said yesterday.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam PM asks Cambodia to discourage anti-Vietnamese nationalism

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung receives Heng Samrin, president of the Cambodian National Assembly, in Hanoi on August 18. Photo credit: VNA Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung asked the Cambodian government on Monday to discourage the kind of anti-Vietnamese nationalism that led to this month's illegal demonstration and flag burning incident.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Cambodia, Vietnam, Nguyen Tan Dung, Heng Samrin,

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Pnompenh Post

The buck stops elsewhere

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday sought to distance himself from the land dispute epidemic plaguing Cambodia, professing complete ignorance of many of the cases and placing the onus primarily on provincial-level officials.

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Related Topix: Hun Sen, Southeast Asia, World News, Cambodia, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Canada,

The New Zealand Herald

Tuesday, August 26

1883 - The volcano Krakatoa erupts on the island Krakatau, near Indonesia, creating tsunami waves that killed more than 36,000 people.

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Related Topix: Prison, Southeast Asia, World News, Cambodia, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Pnompenh Post

Academic conference aims to encourage original research

Will offshore oil drilling make Cambodia the "next Nigeria"? What will the economic ramifications be of Asean economic integration? Nine students presented a diverse range of research findings at Zaman International School to promote a "culture of research" in the Kingdom.

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Pnompenh Post

More are charged over park protest

Two more opposition supporters have been summonsed to appear in court for questioning over their alleged involvement in a violent protest near Freedom Park, a move that threatens to further destabilise relations with the ruling party mere weeks after an agreement was reached to end a historic boycott of parliament.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Across Asia's borders, labor activists team up to press wage claims

JAKARTA/PHNOM PENH - Labor leaders behind the biggest strikes in Cambodia's $5 billion garment industry knew last year they had a strong case for higher wages: they had already compared notes with activists in neighboring countries.

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The Straits Times

Across Asia's borders, labour activists are teaming up to press wage claims

A garment worker holds a placard reading "Monthly minimum wage $160" during a protest in central Phnom Penh in this December 31, 2013 file photo.

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National Public Radio

The Death And Uneasy Rebirth Of Cambodia's Psychedelic Rock

Many of the old images in Bochan Huy's "Chnam Oun 16" music video are haunting - fleeting, grainy footage of workers in rural Cambodian labor camps and Phnom Penh's crumbling shops and streets, emptied of life.

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WNYC-AM New York

The Death And Uneasy Rebirth Of Cambodia's Psychedelic Rock

Many of the old images in Bochan Huy's "Chnam Oun 16" music video are haunting - fleeting, grainy footage of workers in rural Cambodian labor camps and Phnom Penh's crumbling shops and streets, emptied of life.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Cambodia, Oakland, CA

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