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  1. South China Sea reclamation by Beijing seen affecting regional peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Times of Oman

    Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak, Myanmar's President Thein Sein, Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah, Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen, Indonesia's President Joko Widodo and Philippines' President Benigno Aquino III, pose for a photo during the opening ceremony of the 26th Asean Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Monday. Malaysia is hosting the summit from April 26 to 27, 2015 in Kuala Lumpur and Langkawi.

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  2. HRW: Cambodia should drop restrictive NGO legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Jurist

    [JURIST] Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] on Monday urged Cambodia to drop plans to revive [press release] a restrictive nongovernmental organizations (NGO) law. Prime Minister Hun Sen [BBC profile] has reportedly said he would use the Law ...

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  3. Cambodian rockers remembered in new docu and City Winery performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Not to take anything away from the recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, but none of those inductees have anything over the Cambodian rockers in the documentary Don't Think I've Forgotten: Cambodia's Lost Rock and Roll . After all, not only did they live rock 'n' roll, in many cases they died it.

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  4. SCB's Cambodia unit told to lend moreRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Nation

    THE GROWING economy in Cambodia and consequent rise in the number of middle-income people have encouraged Thailand's third-largest bank, Siam Commercial Bank , to give the green light to its subsidiary Cambodian Commercial Bank to expand its lending more aggressively. Suriyah Termlertmanauswong, director and general manager of CCB, said yesterday that this would be the first year the Cambodian operation would do aggressive business, encouraged by the approach of the Asean Economic Community .

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  5. Gemstone buyers abroad should avoid deals too good to be trueRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... know what they're doing, and be wary of deals to good to be true Question: My sister and I were in Siem Reap, Cambodia, in March, and our tour guide took us to some temples in Angkor. After the tour, he took us to a jewelry store in Siem Reap. I ...

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  6. Cambodian prince struck in hit-and-run accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Cambodia's Prince Norodom Ranariddh was struck by a hit-and-run driver, leaving six people, including his wife, injured, local media reported Monday. A spokesman for the country's Funcinpec political party, which the prince heads, stopped short of calling the Saturday incident in Kampong Cham province political terrorism, but he told the Phnom Penh Post it was "not normal".

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  7. Internet users in Cambodia expected to reach 9.5 mln by 2020: officialRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Cambodian Minister of Posts and Telecommunications Prak Sokhonn said Monday that the country' s internet users are likely to reach up to 9.5 million by 2020, or 65 percent of the nation's estimated 14.7 million people. "In Cambodia, internet penetration rate is currently just over 30 percent,"he said at the opening of a telecommunication seminar, which was co-sponsored by Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology solutions provider.

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  8. Cambodian officer arrested in Sa Kaeo with artefactsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Soeun Oeun, 38, a military police officer in Cambodia's Battambang province, was stopped and searched by Thai soldiers after entering the kingdom late Saturday at a Sa Kaeo province border crossing in Thma Puok district of Banteay Meanchey province in Cambodia, the Phnom Penh Post reported Monday. "Thai soldiers kept hold of the three statues but have handed over the suspect and his car to Cambodian authorities," Lt Col Men Phirum told the newspaper.

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  9. Malaysia: ASEAN to avoid confronting China in S. China SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Malaysia's leader said Monday that Southeast Asian countries will avoid direct confrontation with China but push for a quick conclusion to a binding code of conduct to govern behavior in the disputed waters of the South China Sea.

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  10. AAC 2015 - Indonesian President Calls for Revival of AAC SpiritRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    Indonesian President Joko Widodo called on Asian-African countries to reinvigorate the spirit of the Asian and African Conference and encourage cooperation in all sectors to improve the people's welfare in the region. "I invite all leaders to rekindle the spirit of Asia-Africa, which was endorsed by our predecessors," Joko Widodo stated at the Merdeka Building here on Friday he affirmed.

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  11. Cambodia: Drop Restrictive Organizations LawRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    ... Organizations (LANGO) public and engage in an open consultation process with nongovernmental groups. Cambodia's donors should inform the government that they will reject attempts to arbitrarily de-register organizations or otherwise curb basic ...

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  12. MoreRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2015 | VietNam News

    ... country also include the 2015 HCM City Expo held by the HCM City Investment and Trade Promotion Centre (ITPC) in Cambodia's Battambang Province between April 1 and 5. Salt producers in coastal Mekong Delta provinces have incurred losses since salt ...

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  13. Backgrounder: Chronology of ASEAN summitsRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    ... on Joint Action to Counter Terrorism and a Declaration on HIV/AIDS. The 8th ASEAN Summit was held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, in November 2002. The leaders discussed and reached a consensus on regional and international issues of common concern, which ...

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  14. Post your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    ... island reclamation projects in the northern part of the sea and called on Asean to stop China in its tracks. Cambodia is among member nations that have played down the sea dispute. Cambodian Foreign Minister Hor Namhong yesterday focused on security ...

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  15. Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying was in Kuala Lumpur to attend the Asean Leadership Forum.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    Hong Kong is set to play a more active role in Southeast Asia with the likely conclusion next year of an Asean-Hong Kong free-trade pact, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying told the Asean Leadership Forum in Kuala Lumpur yesterday. Leung was in the Malaysian capital on a two-day visit to attend the forum and hold talks on trade and tourism with Asean leaders including Singapore's Lee Hsien Loong, Cambodia's Hun Sen and Thongsing Thammavong from Laos.

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  16. Australia on shaky ground over refugeesRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Nation

    ... Sea off the coast of Libya..Now it transpires that Australia is trying to offload these unfortunate people on Cambodia under the dubious care of the unsavoury Hun Sen, hardly a shining beacon of democratic government with a proven respect for human ...

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  17. Hundreds of illegal workers apprehendedRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Nation

    Paramilitary rangers and police joined forces to crackdown on a major supplier of illegal workers in Sa Kaew's Aranyaprathet district and rounded up 408 Cambodian workers - 336 males and 72 females - before they were transported to employers yesterday. The authorities are looking for the Thai investor behind the crime.

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  18. Leaked ASEAN Document Focuses on South China SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Voice of America

    The Association of the Southeast Asian Nations flag, right, leads the flags of the 10 member countries during the ASEAN Regional Forum meeting in Singapore. A final draft of the 26th ASEAN Chairman's Statement says the group will call for intensified consultations on a code of conduct for the South China Sea.

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  19. Chinaa s Hong Kong to ink FTA with ASEAN by 2016: chief executiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manila Bulletin

    Representatives of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations link arms for a group photo during the ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting held yesterday at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Malaysia. They are Foreign Ministers U Wunna Maung Ling of Myanmar, Albert F. del Rosario of Philippines, K. Shanmugam of Singapore, Tansak Patimapragon of Thailand, Pham Binh Minh of Vietnam, Anifah Aman of Malaysia, Dr. Thongloun Sisoulith of Laos, Brunei Second Minister of Foreign Affairs Lim Jock Seng, Hor Namhong of Cambodia, Retno Marsudi of Indonesia, and ASEAN Secretary General Le Luong Minh.

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  20. Philippines urges ASEAN to stop China in South China SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    Foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations , from left to right, Thailand's Tanasak Patimapragorn, Cambodia's Hor Namhong, Vietnam's Pham Binh Minh, Philippines' Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario, Laos' Thongloun Sisoulith arrive for the 26th ASEAN Summit Foreign Ministers Meeting at Kuala Lumpur Convention Center in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Sunday, April 26, 2015. Photo Credit: AP KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - -- The Philippines on Sunday urged its fellow Southeast Asian countries to take immediate steps to halt land reclamation by China in the disputed waters of the South China Sea, warning that failure to do so will see Beijing take "de facto control" of the area.

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