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48 min ago | Deseret News

90 Vietnamese Latter-day Saints travel to YSA conference in Cambodia

The LDS Church News is an official publication of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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1 hr ago | 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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4 hrs ago | Scoop

Cambodian Workshop successful, says Labour MP/PGA President

Labour's Associate Disarmament Spokesperson and Parliamentians for Global Action President Ross Robertson is pleased with the successful outcome of the Asia Pacific Regional Parliamentary Workshop held last week in Siem Reap, Cambodia, to promote signature and ratification of the Arms Trade Treaty .

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8 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

A nation of liars and cheats?

When the United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia came in early 1992 to keep the peace negotiated under the Paris Peace Agreements, administer the country and organise the election of a Constituent Assembly, the Supreme National Council of Cambodia , then representing the Kingdom, met in the Royal Palace.

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12 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

Learn from 'citizen' of Cambodia

My last column, in the May 31 Pacific Daily News, "Sophal is a rare voice of calm," brought a slew of e-mails from readers who expressed admiration for Chan Sophal's life struggle and how her story has inspired them.

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14 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

Cambodia's political deadlock over as Hun Sen, Sam Rainsy shake on a deal

Prime Minister Hun Sen and Cambodian opposition parties said they had agreed an end to political deadlock and the opposition's year-long boycott of the national legislature.

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17 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

CNRP lawmakers freed

A jubilant crowd of opposition supporters burst into wild cheers this afternoon as seven Cambodia National Rescue Party lawmakers and one party activist were released on bail just hours after an announced rapprochement between the CNRP and the ruling Cambodian People's Party.

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21 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Cambodian political rivals say agreement reached

Leaders of Cambodia's ruling and opposition parties say they have reached an agreement to end a political deadlock since last year's contentious election.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Bangkok Post

Trat port full speed ahead

The construction of a new deep-sea port in Trat's Khlong Yai district is expected to be completed on schedule by next July in time to cash in on economic expansion from the opening of Asean Economic Community in late 2015.

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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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Pnompenh Post

Krom march on missions

Hundreds of monks, youths and other Kampuchea Krom activists beat a path around Phnom Penh yesterday, delivering to six foreign embassies - before finally being rebuffed by the Vietnamese - a petition calling for the recognition of the "true history" of Kampuchea Krom.

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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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CNN

Hearts from Cambodia for MH17

Students of American Intercon Institute, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, sending out prayers and thoughts to MH17 victims and their families.

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Pnompenh Post

Fine dining ups bird count

Over the past six months, 19 "vulture restaurants" have led to a slight rise in the number of the birds spotted in Cambodia, according to a recent Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries report.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Evening Sun

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

Illegal fishing battle heats up

When authorities in Kampong Chhnang province on Friday encountered and pursued the boat of alleged illegal fisherman Chieb Ou, they couldn't have expected to find themselves being chased instead.

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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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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Deseret News

Want to join the Peace Corps? The application process just got a little easier

U.S. Peace Corps volunteer Jill Preston, second from right, from Florida, holds hands with a fellow volunteer during a ceremony in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on Monday, Oct. 3, 2011.

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Groong

A Cambodian Genocide Tribunal And Lemkin's Legacy

A CAMBODIAN GENOCIDE TRIBUNAL AND LEMKIN'S LEGACY The Diplomat July 18 2014 A now obscure author finds relevance and rebirth at the trial of two former Khmer Rouge leaders.

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