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Thursday | Pnompenh Post

Let the snubbing begin

In a surprise move yesterday, the National Assembly voted down the appointment of top Cambodia National Rescue Party lawmakers Mu Sochua and Yim Sovann to parliamentary commissions they were expected to head, leading party president Sam Rainsy to call on the ruling party to respect the "spirit" of an agreement brokered on July 22. That agreement ... (more)

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Pnompenh Post

Protesters leave after promises

More than 300 community representatives embroiled in land disputes in Battambang and Banteay Meanchey provinces have left Phnom Penh after receiving written pledges from government officials that the authorities will establish a commission to seek redress.

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Xinhuanet

Chinese artists stage in Cambodia to greet forthcoming Mid-Autumn festival

Chinese artists in the Embrace China Art Troupe performed Chinese traditional dances, songs, martial arts and acrobatics here on Wednesday evening with an aim to greet the upcoming lunar worship and to further enhance cultural ties between China and Cambodia, an organizer said.

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Asian Correspondent

Malaysia PM condemns 'appalling' actions of James Foley's killers

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak condemned the "appalling" actions of Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria in a statement Wednesday.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Pnompenh Post

Government urged to offer more textbooks

Two nonprofit organisations are urging the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Economy and Finance to increase the number of textbooks for high school students, saying that an ongoing shortage is limiting their abilities.

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Pnompenh Post

Leadership elections set

The National Assembly, which the opposition finally joined earlier this month after boycotting it since September, will officially vote for its leadership today, with the Cambodia National Rescue Party set to take six of 13 permanent standing committee spots.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Pnompenh Post

Villagers taking Hun Sen at his word

Rural communities from seven provinces will demand a resolution to their land conflicts in Phnom Penh today - an action being mirrored at provincial halls nationwide following a speech by the prime minister last week that blamed local officials for ongoing disputes.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Cambodian King Visits Beijing For Medical Check-up

Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni on Monday left for Beijing for a regular medical check-up, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Pnompenh Post

The calm before the strife

The United Nations in Cambodia has registered a sharp rise in the number of forced evictions in rural areas over the past year, UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights Surya Subedi has said in a report.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Pnompenh Post

Hun Sen holds private talks over land disputes

Prime Minister Hun Sen began his week with a public roasting of government officials for failing to solve land disputes and likely did so again yesterday as a closed-door meeting on the subject was held at the Peace Palace.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Pnompenh Post

Hun Sen holds private talks over land disputes

Prime Minister Hun Sen began his week with a public roasting of government officials for failing to solve land disputes and likely did so again yesterday as a closed-door meeting on the subject was held at the Peace Palace.

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Pnompenh Post

PM looks to US to justify use of force

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday compared Cambodia's deadly government crackdowns favourably with attempts in the United States to quell days of unrest following the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman.

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Pnompenh Post

Refugee house hunting

High-level bureaucrats from Australia have visited several sites in Cambodia over the past two months to view properties where refugees from its overseas detention centre on Nauru could be relocated, the Post has learned.

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Pnompenh Post

Teachers to receive pay boost: PM

About 110,000 teachers and other education staff across the country will receive pay rises between September and April as part of government salary reforms, Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Standard

No Ebola case in Cambodia: PM

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Thursday that the country has not seen any case related to the West Africa-hit Ebola virus disease.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Pnompenh Post

PM history book has message

In power since 1985, Hun Sen may be the only prime minister many Cambodians have ever known.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Pnompenh Post

Kratie officials pledge solution

A day after Prime Minister Hun Sen warned provincial-level officials that he had "no patience" left for inaction on land disputes, Kratie authorities set the wheels in motion for a resolution to local villagers' long-term dispute with a South Korean agro firm.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Pnompenh Post

PM promises to keep deal

The National Assembly will hold a session next Tuesday to elect internal leadership positions according to an agreement made by the ruling Cambodian People's Party and opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party on July 22 that saw the CNRP join the assembly, Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday.

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Pnompenh Post

The buck stops elsewhere

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday sought to distance himself from the land dispute epidemic plaguing Cambodia, professing complete ignorance of many of the cases and placing the onus primarily on provincial-level officials.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Pnompenh Post

Breaking ban, trucks seized

Authorities impounded nine large trucks yesterday for crossing the Chroy Changvar bridge, on which a weight limit was recently imposed to take pressure off of a cracked pillar on the structure's eastern approach segment.

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