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  1. Laos and Cambodia: Quick trip for travelers in a hurryRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Los Angeles Times

    Want an adventure but short on time? For travelers in a hurry, Mountain Travel Sobek has rolled out a series of trips called Express Excursions, with Laos, Nepal, the Galapagos Islands and the American Southwest among the destinations. Its seven-day Laos and Cambodia adventure begins in the ancient Lao capital of Luang Prabang, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and includes visits to major shrines and the National Museum.

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  2. Cambodia's high season and the new school year - from ABOUTAsiaRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | PR Log

    Not-for-profit bespoke tour experiences and support for 53,000 school children - from the Siem Reap-based travel and education experts. PRLog - Oct. 1, 2014 - With government funding to schools in Cambodia as low as $1.75 per child per year, ABOUTAsia Schools fills a void in educational support via its five programmes, outlined below, funded by 100% of profits from tailormade tour specialists, ABOUTAsia Travel.

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  3. 2 shot in border-temple skirmishRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    ... it was unclear which side opened fire first in Monday's incident near the disputed ancient temple of Preah Vihear. Cambodia's porous border with Thailand has long been a bone of contention. The International Court of Justice ruled in 1962 that the ...

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  4. Interview: Economic development, poverty alleviation among China's...Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    As China marks the 65th anniversary of National Day on Wednesday, scholars here hailed China for its rapidly economic growth and poverty alleviation over the past 65 years. "Economic development and poverty reduction are the most impressive achievements of the People's Republic of China under the leadership of the Communist Party of China in the last 65 years, " Chheang Vannarith, a senior researcher of the Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace, told Xinhua in a recent interview "It is predicted that China will become a prosperous, democratic, culturally advanced and harmonious country by 2050," said Vannarith, who is also a lecturer of Asia Pacific Study at the University of Leeds in Britain.

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  5. Khmer consumerism boomRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Chy Sila has come a long way since he invested his $500 life savings in a small shop in Cambodia's capital to sell bootleg music and pirated movies. Fast-forward 16 years and Cambodians are now watching the films he distributes not on scratchy DVDs but in a $5 million multiplex theatre, a joint venture with Thailand's Major Cineplex and the centrepiece of a new mall owned by Japanese retail giant Aeon that drew two million visitors in its opening month.

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  6. Cambodian, Thai soldiers wounded in border skirmishRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... ancient temple of Preah Vihear . Cambodian General Chea Tara was quoted as saying the situation had now normalized. Cambodia's porous border with Thailand has long been a bone ofcontention. Users are solely responsible for their comments.We reserve ...

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  7. Child labourer injuries rifeRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    ... cent) added that they would not allow their own children to work. Minors as young as 12 are permitted to work in Cambodia provided that the job is "light", does not prevent getting an education and does not have hazardous conditions. Cambodia's ...

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  8. Areng dam a boon: ministryRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    ... of Powerchina, had already signed an engineering, procurement and construction agreement with a subcontractor, Cambodia Lancangjiang Engineering. The news prompted activists to suggest that the green light may have already been given for ...

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  9. Guidelines to tackle extortionRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    ... that SMEs can provide details of extortion attempts. In the absence of an effective monitoring system, opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party chief whip Son Chhay was sceptical about just how much of an impact the guidelines could have. "What ...

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  10. Accused hit-and-run driver on lam: fatherRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    ... "Right now, we are organising the report of an accident with the details of the Irishman to the UK Embassy in Cambodia to help and find his family or relatives to bring his body back to his county," Hak said. He said the father of the driver was a ...

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  11. Auto show spurs new sales hopesRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    Thirteen car brands will vie to get potential customers' motors running at the 2014 Phnom Penh International Auto Show, to be held later this month on Koh Pich . BMW, Ford, Jaguar, Mercedes, Volkswagen and MG are among the brands expected to fill the convention space from October 30 to November 2. "More people are increasingly able to afford and are interested in upgrading from a motorbike to a car," Rami Sharaf, president of the Cambodia Automotive Industry Federation, said.

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  12. Illegal mining op halted in preserveRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    ... run by Jolie and her husband, Brad Pitt. They started the organisation in 2003 after adopting a child from Cambodia. At the foundation's creation, the actress pledged an initial $1.3 million to fund protection efforts in Pailin and Battambang ...

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  13. An affront to human rightsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    As recently as January, Australia denounced Cambodia for its poor human rights record at a United Nations human rights hearing. Now, just eight months later, Australia has turned a blind eye to this record by signing a refugee deal with Cambodia that raises serious human rights concerns.

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  14. Child rape alleged: Cops doubt pimping accusationsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    A mother was arrested for allegedly pimping her 9-year-old daughter to a Vietnamese man in Kampong Cham town on Monday. The girl's grandmother, 51, filed a complaint with Kampong Cham police on Sunday, saying her daughter-in-law, a 34-year-old beer promoter, allowed a 34-year-old man to rape her daughter, deputy provincial police chief Iem Vanny said.

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  15. Namhong talks at UNRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    On Monday, Cambodia had its annual chance to address the world at the UN General Assembly's 69th Ordinary Session in New York. Foreign Minister Hor Namhong, speaking before the UNGA for the first time since 2012, described the globe as being at a "critical juncture".

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  16. CNRP councillor in Prey Sar prisonRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    A Cambodia National Rescue Party councillor jailed for his alleged role in a violent protest in July at Phnom Penh's Freedom Park was visited yesterday by his family and a fellow opposition member, as the party called for his release. Mak Choub, a CNRP member in Phnom Penh's Meanchey district, said that 48-year-old Sum Puthy, a commune councillor in Chbar Ampov district, has been held in poor conditions at the capital's Prey Sar prison since his arrest on Monday.

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  17. Federal recognition for service in CambodiaRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Manning River Times

    RETIRED serviceman Paul Toohey of Old Bar is thrilled that the Force Communications Unit he served with in Cambodia, 21 years ago, has finally been awarded a meritorious unit citation from the Australian government. A long time coming: Paul Toohey served with the Force Communications Unit as part of the UN Transport Authority in Cambodia in 1992-93.

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  18. Leaders of Khmer Rouge lodge appeal against their human rights convictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The China Post

    Two Khmer Rouge leaders have formally appealed convictions for crimes against humanity which saw them handed life sentences by Cambodia's U.N.-backed court. In August "Brother Number Two" Nuon Chea, 88, and the ex-head of state Khieu Samphan, 83, became the first top leaders to be jailed from a regime responsible for the deaths of up to two million Cambodians between 1975 and 1979.

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  19. Sickening moment suspected Welsh paedophile leads Cambodian girl, 11, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IcNetwork

    ... here? Why is it British nationals - though I'm sure this is done by those of other nations - feel they can go to Cambodia and commit these crimes with impunity? Is it the British system failing?" She added: "We hope this acts as a deterrent to ...

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  20. New Orleans medical team serves Guatemala eye care missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times-Picayune

    ... eyeglasses to families in need. The glasses were collected through the Lions Club. Chau joined a medical mission to Cambodia in 2008, which inspired her to continue serve medical missions to help people. "It was a wonderful experience to help the ...

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