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  1. Shangri-La signs MOU for its first hotel in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 23 | 4 Hoteliers

    Shangri-La International Hotel Management and Oxley Gem Cambodia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding in relation to the management and operation of the first Shangri-La hotel in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Oxley Gem is a strategic partnership between by Singapore-based Oxley Holdings Limited and the Cambodian firm WorldBridge Land.

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  2. Dissident group sees 10 arrestedRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 23 | Pnompenh Post

    ... for them and investigating them for many months now," he said. According to the KNLF, thousands of their members in Cambodia and Thailand keep a secretive profile to avoid the wrath of authorities. Prime Minister Hun Sen last year claimed that ...

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  3. Toppled statue back in BayonRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 23 | Pnompenh Post

    ... snuck back in when the coast was clear. Narith said Apsara had already asked advice from the Council of Jurists at Cambodia's Council of Ministers on how to proceed with the case.

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  4. Fishermen rescued in IndonesiaRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 23 | Pnompenh Post

    ... World Vision and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) for further assistance, according to IOM Cambodia project assistant Nuth Sam Ol. The Cambodian Embassy and IOM are working to ensure that the fishermen are healthy before travelling ...

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  5. Pay teachers on time, officials toldRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 23 | Pnompenh Post

    Late payments that teachers have long criticised have caught the attention of Cambodia's acting Minister of Education, who has instructed provincial education departments to get their acts together. In a letter on Tuesday, acting minister Pin Chamnan told heads of education departments in each of the Kingdom's 25 provinces that delayed payments of teachers' bonuses and overtime work can severely impact their lives.

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  6. Brigade 70 to see 700 new troopsRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 23 | Pnompenh Post

    Seven hundred new troops will be added early next year to Cambodia's notorious Brigade 70, a military unit with a history of allegations against it ranging from political assassinations to protecting illegal timber traders, according to an announcement signed last month by Prime Minister Hun Sen. This month's Royal Book states that 1,050 people will be recruited - 700 as soldiers of Brigade 70 and 350 as personnel of the Bodyguard Unit of the general command - starting in January. The "minister in charge of the Council of Ministers; Ministers of Defence; Economics and Finance; [and the] General Commander-in-Chief of [the] Royal Cambodian Armed Forces have agreed to implement the decision from January 1, 2015," the statement reads.

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  7. 6 break out of Ratanakkiri prisonRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 23 | Pnompenh Post

    Six inmates busted out of Ratanakkiri Provincial Prison in the wee hours of yesterday morning, police said, adding another incident to a string of embarrassing escapes at the facility over the past two years. According to a post on the National Police's website, authorities in Ratanakkiri's Banlung town are "investigating and pursuing" six escapees - Sy Noy, Chan Saros, Lim Sitha, In Chanthou, Los Sareth and Ouk Sopheap - who were incarcerated on drug trafficking and theft charges in 2013 and 2014.

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  8. Cassava needs Q4 catch-upRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 23 | Pnompenh Post

    Cassava industry officials have brushed off concerns over an industry-wide slowdown amid the release of third-quarter export data. The latest figures from the Ministry of Agriculture show that from January to September, Cambodia exported about 1.2 million tonnes of cassava.

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  9. Start of school year delayedRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 23 | Pnompenh Post

    Tardiness is usually discouraged within school settings, but this year, the Education Ministry is endorsing a month-long delay for the whole academic year. Public schools, which typically start in the beginning of October, will this year commence classes on November 3, with studies continuing until the school break in August.

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  10. Interior, army probe officers' smugglingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Bangkok Post

    The Interior Ministry and army have threatened to take action against officers of all ranks, including the provincial governor, if they are found to have been involved in smuggling untaxed goods along the Thai-Cambodian border. The move follows a complaint raised by Customs Department director-general Somchai Sujjapongse that officers were involved with goods smuggling along the border, particularly in Aranyaprathet district of Sa Kaeo province.

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  11. Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar Business Forecast Report Q4 2014 - New Study ReleasedRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 23 | PR-inside.com

    2014-10-24 02:08:51 - Fast Market Research recommends "Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar Business Forecast Report Q4 2014" from Business Monitor International, now available While political reforms in Myanmar have not been particularly impressive over ...

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  12. This week's best travel bargainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | The Washington Post

    ... but fare typically starts at about $1,150. Info: 800-521-4845, www.flysaa.com World Spree is offering its Best of Cambodia and Vietnam tour from Washington starting at $3,649 per person double. The trip includes round-trip air on Korean Air from ...

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  13. Shangri-La to run Oxley's hotel in Phnom PenhRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    This will be the first Shangri-La hotel in Cambodia. Construction is slated to start next year and the hotel will likely open in 2019.

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  14. When the luck runs outRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | The Economist

    CASINOS have served Cambodia as a rare and dependable cash cow ever since the country first emerged from its decades of civil war, in the late 1990s. On the face of it this year will be no different, with the government expecting to increase its takings, slightly, to $25m: a tidy sum for a tiny country, which still has the lowest GDP per person in South-East Asia.

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  15. Prayut to go to China and Myanmar next month : spokesmanRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | The Nation

    Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha will be attending the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in China and Asean Summit in Myanmar next month. Military junta's spokesman Weerachon Sukonthanpatipak said the premier will be away for five days to attend Apec meeting in Beijing between November 9 and 11 and Asean summit between November 12 and 13. On October 30-31, General Prayut will also be paying a visit to Phnom Penh, Cambodia to meet with Prime Minister Hun Sen in order to strength ties and discuss several issues involving border disputes, the cross-border economy, and energy cooperation.

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  16. Not so happy childhoodsRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Pnompenh Post

    ... in his ordeal of childhood violence. Physical abuse is the most common form of violence experienced by children in Cambodia: more than half of the nation's minors encounter some form of physical violence before the age of 18, according to the ...

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  17. Brasch WordsREPUBLICAN Leadership Falls on Its 'Family Values' SwordRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | American Reporter

    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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  18. Angkor beer gift avoids rulesRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Pnompenh Post

    Sorn Seavmey, the teenage taekwondo athlete who turned national celebrity after winning Cambodia's first gold medal at the Asian Games, will not be appearing in any advertisements from alcohol or tobacco companies, despite being deluged with gifts and endorsement deals following her unprecedented victory. According to officials from the National Olympic Committee of Cambodia, Seavmey, and all other athletes registered with the committee, would not be appearing in such ads in order to conform to existing rules established by the International Olympic Charter, said Sok Vidal, Seavmey's manager.

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  19. Auction sells cars used for loggingRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Pnompenh Post

    One lucky bidder on Tuesday claimed the first shipment in a batch of nearly 550 cars purchased at auction from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries , a forestry official said yesterday. The 543 vehicles taken from a pool of 757, of which 214 weren't operational, were bought at auction in September by a buyer identified in local media as Ma Sothy after being seized in the course of forestry crime crackdowns between 2004 and 2011.

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  20. Japan to help with electionsRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Pnompenh Post

    Japanese Ambassador Kumamaru Yuji talks to the media yesterday at the National Assembly in Phnom Penh after a meeting with the CPP and CNRP to discuss electoral reforms in the Kingdom. A Japanese government team dispatched to help Cambodia with election reforms is waiting for the ruling and opposition parties to agree on their own ideas, including a new National Election Committee law, before stepping in.

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