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1 hr ago | Star-Telegram.com

Khmer Rouge tribunal clears way for genocide trial

A United Nations-assisted tribunal on Wednesday cleared the way to begin the genocide trial of two elderly former top leaders of Cambodia's 1970s Khmer Rouge regime.

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5 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Military seeks talks

Cambodia is expected to discuss the territorial conflict over the Preah Vihear temple with Thailand shortly, Cambodian Defence Minister Tea Banh said Tuesday.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Pnompenh Post

On laws, CNRP in familiar fight

Long beyond the blaze of the campaign trail, the opposition party has continued promising to push its seven-point platform once lawmakers take their National Assembly seats.

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JD Supra

Cambodian Court Finds Blogger Guilty of Defamation

Last week, a British expat living in the Kingdom of Cambodia was convicted of defamation in the Phnom Penh Municipal Court for statements published on his personal blog relating to the director of a private investment firm.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Pnompenh Post

Parties agree on Kek for NEC seat

LICADHO president Pung Chhiv Kek has conditionally accepted a position as the ninth member of a reformed election body following a cross-party meeting yesterday, paving the way for the opposition to take its seats in parliament a year after Cambodia's disputed election.

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Bangkok Post

Cambodian envoys tout NCPO reforms

Cambodian Defence Minister Tea Banh yesterday insisted the Cambodian government led by Prime Minister Hun Sen understood the political developments in Thailand, especially the military's policy to restore peace and democracy in the country.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Pnompenh Post

A ninth candidate is eyed

A candidate to fill the crucial ninth position of a reformed National Election Committee will likely be announced today, roughly 24 hours after an opposition party congress involving members from across the country took place in Phnom Penh.

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Bangkok Post

Hun Sen's team here for talks

Thailand and Cambodia will strengthen bilateral ties and discuss the Preah Vihear temple row when Cambodian Defence Minister Tea Banh arrives for an official visit today.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Pnompenh Post

From proposal to royal seal: how the law is made

One half of Cambodia's legislature, the National Assembly is comprised of MPs representing each of the country's provinces.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Pnompenh Post

PM, Rainsy take deal to monarch

Prime Minister Hun Sen and opposition leader Sam Rainsy met with King Norodom Sihamoni yesterday for about 90 minutes at the Royal Palace, emerging with royal approval of the political deal they hammered out on Tuesday.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Pnompenh Post

Still work to be done after resolution

Big business breathed a sigh of relief on Tuesday after the ruling Cambodia People's Party and the opposition Cambodian National Rescue Party struck a deal, which promises to end the yearlong political stalemate as early as next week.

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Pnompenh Post

New IT body to unite industry

Aiming to unite the industry under one representative body, the Information and Communications Technology Federation was officially launched in Phnom Penh yesterday.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Pnompenh Post

Agreement a tough sell

Prime Minister Hun Sen and opposition leader Sam Rainsy are to meet with King Norodom Sihamoni at the Royal Palace today to officially inform him of the political agreement reached earlier this week that brought an end to a nearly one-year deadlock.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Cambodia Opposition Drops Boycott After PM Makes Rare Deal

Cambodia's opposition on Tuesday agreed to drop a parliamentary boycott following talks with Prime Minister Hun Sen, ending a year-long deadlock and easing political tension stemming from a disputed 2013 election.

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Denver Post

Cambodian political rivals say agreement reached

Prime Minister Hun Sen and Cambodian opposition parties said Tuesday they agreed on a joint solution to end a political deadlock and the opposition's yearlong boycott of the national legislature.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Cambodian PM, Opposition Leader Hold Talks To End Political Row

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and opposition leader Sam Rainsy resumed talks on Tuesday aimed at ending a year-long political dispute following the July 28 election last year.

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SFGate

News of the day From Across the Globe, July 22

Eight members of the police force and 28 Taliban fighters have died in a gun battle in the northern province of Faryab that started Friday and is still ongoing, said the provincial governor's spokesman.

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Food Technology

ANZ Bank accused of abandoning farmers after splitting with sugar firm

Early this month, in what looks like a failed attempt to save its reputation, Australia's ANZ Bank severed its ties with Phnom Penh Sugar, a company accused of a range of human rights abuses linked to its plantations in Kampong Speu province, Cambodia.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Cambodian political rivals to hold fresh talks

Cambodia's ruling and opposition parties say their leaders will hold a fresh round of talks to end a yearlong political deadlock after last year's contentious election.

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Pnompenh Post

Rainsy looking for talks

Opposition leader Sam Rainsy returned to Cambodia in dramatic fashion on Saturday, promising to kickstart top-level negotiations with the ruling party in a bid to solve the worsening political crisis and free eight Cambodia National Rescue Party colleagues from prison.

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