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  1. No links to clashes in MyanmarRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Asia News Network

    ... behind the scenes would only undermine mutual trust. In another development, Hong said companies from China and Cambodia have been studying cooperation on hydroelectricity. The remarks followed Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen's announcement on ...

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  2. New malaria strain raises problems, fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Pnompenh Post

    A young boy sleeps under a mosquito net in Phnom Penh late last year. Physicians are struggling to combat a 40 per cent increase of a new strain of drug-resistant malaria that is unique to Cambodia.

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  3. Hun Sen sets deadline for election reform talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Pnompenh Post

    ... Minister Hun Sen set a firm two-day deadline for negotiators from his Cambodian People's Party and the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party to finalise a new electoral reform law, a source of contention for months. Speaking at an annual ...

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  4. More asylum seekers ejectedRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Pnompenh Post

    ... insists that those they have deported were not asylum seekers but simply opportunistic farmers who crossed into Cambodia for economic purposes. Rights groups, meanwhile, say the deportations of asylum seekers requesting UN assistance represents a ...

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  5. Cambodian Province Deports 4 Montagnards Back to VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Voice of America

    Montagnard hill tribesmen walk towards the main road after emerging from dense forest 70 km northeast of Ban Lung, located in Cambodia's northeastern province of Ratanakiri July 22, 2004. Cambodian officials in eastern Ratanakiri province have deported four more Montagnards back to Vietnam despite protests from rights groups who say asylum claims were ignored.

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  6. Drug-resistant malaria poised to cross into IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | New Scientist

    ... has been partly beaten back by a new class of drugs, artemisinins. Resistance to artemisinins first appeared in Cambodia in 2007, then reached southern Burma. Resistant malaria parasites have mutations in a gene called K13 . Now the mutant genes ...

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  7. Suspected Chinese diamond robbers arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Nation

    Three Chinese men, who allegedly stole a Bt3-million diamond from a jewellery display at Nonthaburi's Impact Muang Thong Thani on Tuesday, were arrested on the Aranyaprathet border checkpoint in Sa Kaew province early yesterday morning while trying to cross into Cambodia. The suspects Liu Huaqing, 36, Chun Youxian, 45, and Xong Huashi, 41 were nabbed and the 5.4-karat diamond seized in a joint operation by Thai and Cambodian Immigration Police.

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  8. 'Transitioning Cambodia' Photos Show Vanishing Worlds Behind Rapid DevelopmentRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Switched

    ... the background. The upheaval in Phnom Penh is one of the subjects of the forthcoming photography book Transitioning Cambodia, a collaboration between photojournalist Nicolas Axelrod, journalist Denise Hruby and designer Fani Llaurado. The book ...

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  9. Lao private carrier rebrands as Leo Central AirlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Air Transport World

    ... chairman Od Phongsavanh said. Od said the carrier is already planning services to Da Nang (Vietnam), and Siem Reap (Cambodia) in the coming years as part of an ambitious second phase of expansion. He said the airline has committed to take three more ...

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  10. WHO calls for worldwide use of 'smart' syringesRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Medical News Today

    ... vial - which had become contaminated with hepatitis C virus - and gave injections to a number of other patients. In Cambodia, a group of more than 200 children and adults living near the country's second largest city, Battambang, tested positive for ...

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  11. Chinese nabbed for B1m diamond theftRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Bangkok Post

    Pol Col Pairach Pookcharoen, superintendent of Sa Kaeo immigration police, said the three men had entered Thailand from Hong Kong two days ago before stealing the diamond from a gems trader showcasing products at the 55th Bangkok Gems and Jewellery Fair at Impact Muang Thong Thani in Nonthaburi on Tuesday morning. The three men were arrested with a five-carat diamond worth approximately 1.2 million baht while they were about to cross the border at the Aranyaprathet checkpoint to Cambodia's Poipet.

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  12. Cambodia PM Says Work on Mega-Dam Will Not Start Until 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    Construction of a massive dam in southwestern Cambodia will not start until at least 2018, Prime Minister Hun Sen said Tuesday, in an apparent effort to stop heavy opposition to the project that has focused criticism on him. Hun Sen's comments came a day after Spanish activist Alex Gonzalez-Davidson, who had campaigned against the dam, was deported for overstaying his visa.

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  13. Avalon Siem Reap 7 Night Southeast Asia Cruise from Siem Reap, CambodiaDepart Siem Reap, CambodiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Travel Weekly

    In 2015, Avalon Waterways is introducing their all suite ship concept along the Mekong River. Built by local craftsmen, the Avalon Siem Reap mixes modern comforts with the colonial charm associated with Vietnam and Cambodia.

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  14. Central bank seeks to give riel a boostRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Pnompenh Post

    Cambodia's central bank will use its upcoming Second Macroeconomic Conference to discuss how best to promote the use of the riel and hasten de-dollarisation in the economy, according to an official release yesterday. According to a statement from the National Bank of Cambodia, the theme of this years conference, to be held in June, will be Leveraging Financial Market Development, where the NBC will be seeking input from experts, researchers, academics and the general public on the topic of encouraging greater use of the local currency.

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  15. Climate change costs growingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Pnompenh Post

    ... in outdoor activities and, in turn, lower agricultural production. The economic impact of climate change in Cambodia could be highly damaging to rural areas and worker productivity, according to a report from American development agency USAID, which ...

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  16. One-use syringe eyedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Pnompenh Post

    Amid an ongoing investigation into the massive HIV outbreak in Battambang's Roka commune, health officials yesterday said that they are requesting that auto-disabled syringes be exclusively used for administering injections in Cambodia. The plan comes after the World Health Organization released new injection safety guidelines on Monday, urging all countries to, by 2020, universally adopt the modern syringes, which disable after a single use.

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  17. Trafficked Cham duo repatriatedRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Pnompenh Post

    Two young Cham women trafficked into the Malaysian sex trade were repatriated yesterday, a day after opposition leader Sam Rainsy championed their case at the National Assembly. Sen Namany, 23, and Ly Mahiros, 15, returned to Cambodia four months after being lured to Malaysia by a job broker who promised garment factory work paying $500 a month.

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  18. 'I will come back,' says deported activistRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Pnompenh Post

    Supporters chant during a protest in front of the Cambodia National Immigration Department in Phnom Penh on Monday evening after Alex Gonzalez-Davidson was detained earlier in the day. Referring to Cambodia as "my country", Alex Gonzalez-Davidson, a vocal environmental activist and Spanish national who was deported Monday, yesterday vowed to return and continue his struggle to save the Areng Valley.

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  19. Adviser roles allotted to revamped royalistsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Pnompenh Post

    A Funcinpec party spokesman announced yesterday that more than 20 senior party officials have been appointed as advisers to the government at the request of newly returned party leader Prince Norodom Ranariddh. Spokesman Nhep Bun Chin, himself one of the 24 reported appointees, said that Prime Minister Hun Sen had accepted Ranariddh's proposal to award the 24 party members with positions equivalent to under-secretary of state and higher.

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  20. Amid overcrowding, prison numbers riseRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Pnompenh Post

    Prison overcrowding continues to be a major issue plaguing Cambodia, Ministry of Interior officials said on Monday, as they revealed a 3 per cent increase in population at correctional facilities and prisons nationwide. In 2014, the number of prisoners rose from 14,702 in 2013 to 15,165 in 2014, according to the Interior Ministry.

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