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7 hrs ago | 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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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Pnompenh Post

Krom protests back in force

Hundreds of protesters descended on the Vietnamese Embassy yesterday to again ask for a public apology from a spokesman who said in June that the former Kampuchea Krom provinces had belonged to Vietnam long before being officially handed over by the French in 1949.

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Pnompenh Post

CNRP faithful wasted their time, PM claims

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday mocked diehard opposition party supporters whom he said had devoted themselves and their livelihoods to the Cambodia National Rescue Party during its 10-month boycott of parliament, only to now be left abandoned and "in poverty" after the CNRP decided to take its seats.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Pnompenh Post

Failing scores see PM step in

For grade 12 students hoping divine intervention would resuscitate their chances of passing this year's national exam, their salvation arrived yesterday as their concerned prime minister announced he would hold a nationwide retest rather than let under-performing pupils fail.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Floods Kill 19 Cambodians As Thousands Evacuated

At least 19 people in Cambodia have died and thousands have been evacuated from homes to higher grounds in floods caused by monsoon rains and rivers overflowing their banks, China's Xinhua news agency reported a senior official as saying Saturday.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Cambodia hails Khmer Rouge verdict amid future trial fears

Cambodia welcomed on Friday the conviction of two Khmer Rouge leaders for crimes against humanity, amid concerns from rights groups that political interference would prevent other regime officials from being brought to trial.

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Reuters

Cambodia political foes vow to honour truce as lawmakers return

Opposition lawmakers returned to Cambodia's parliament on Friday after a year-long boycott and vowed along with the ruling party to bury the hatchet and work for the country after a bitter dispute over an election last year.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Pnompenh Post

Opposition commission heads leaked

The names of lawmakers selected to head five new opposition-led commissions in the National Assembly have been officially announced to Cambodia National Rescue Party members, a senior party official told the Post yesterday.

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The Independent

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty: Almost four decades after their...

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Pnompenh Post

Accused denies Buddha claims

"He confessed that he was wrong," Bunchhoeun said, referring to items found in Vuthy's Tuol Reachea pagoda in Kandal when officials searched it on Sunday.

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The Nation

Thaksin could learn a lot from Hun Sen

Kavi Chongkittavorn's excellent analysis of Cambodian politics tells us how Prime Minister Hun Sen has proved to be one of the most effective leaders in the developing world over the past three decades.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Pnompenh Post

Activists stumped by licence

Logging tycoon Try Pheap has been granted a licence to collect all remaining seized timber from government facilities across the country - timber held as evidence in ongoing cases against illegal loggers.

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The Bennington Banner

Experts look at Cambodia's Khmer Rouge trial

The case - covering forced movements of people and a mass execution - is just a sliver of the offenses that led to the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million people through starvation, medical neglect, overwork and execution when the group held power in 1975-79.

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ABC News

Experts Look at Cambodia's Khmer Rouge Trial

The case - covering forced movements of people and a mass execution - is just a sliver of the offenses that led to the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million people through starvation, medical neglect, overwork and execution when the group held power in 1975-79.

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WTVC

Cambodian opposition MPs sworn in, ending boycott

Members of Cambodia's opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party have been sworn in as National Assembly lawmakers, officially ending a deadlock that began when they charged that the results of a general election a year ago were rigged.

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