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1 hr ago | WLNE-TV Providence

Khmer Rouge tribunal clears way for genocide trial

New York City officials are turning up the heat on the Elmo, Cookie Monster and Statues of Liberty impersonators who often demand money for posing in photos with tourists.

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3 hrs ago | 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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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Cambodia court begins genocide trial of Khmer Rouge leaders

Cambodia's UN-backed Khmer Rouge court on Wednesday began a second trial of two former regime leaders on charges including genocide of Vietnamese people and ethnic Muslims, forced marriages and rape.

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Asia News Network

BANGKOK: Phnom Penh won't shelter wanted Thais, says Cambodia's DPM

Cambodia will not allow any Thai politicians who face arrest warrants in Thailand to shelter on its territory - and it has laws against such moves, Cambodian deputy premier and defence minister General Tea Banh said yesterday.

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The Nation

All 'templed out'

Two women rest on a windowsill inside the Angkor Wat temple at Siem Reap, Cambodia, taking a rest from viewing the friezes.

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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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Korea Herald

Korea to boost ties with Mekong nations

South Korea reached agreement with Thailand and four other Mekong region countries Tuesday to further their diplomatic and economic cooperation, Seoul's foreign ministry said.

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Pnompenh Post

Ocean duo faces new charges

Two members of a notorious recruitment agency who have already been convicted of selling Cambodians as forced labourers yesterday faced additional charges of human trafficking.

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KAUZ

Khmer Rouge tribunal to tackle genocide charges

More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Pnompenh Post

Teenager shot dead in land dispute

A Royal Cambodian Armed Forces soldier shot a 19-year-old farmer dead in Preah Vihear province's Kulen district on Sunday during a disagreement over a neighbour's apparent land dispute, witnesses and authorities said yesterday.

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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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Pnompenh Post

Bust was byproduct of paying with $100 note

Who pays a motodop with a $100 bill? Counterfeiters. Two Vietnamese men and a woman were arrested on Friday for using fake currency in Kampong Chhnang town.

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Pnompenh Post

Live screenings of KR verdict

The Documentation Center of Cambodia will hold live screenings of the August 7 verdict in the first segment of the Khmer Rouge tribunal's flagship case against the regime's senior-most surviving leaders, representatives of the organisation said yesterday.

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Pnompenh Post

Licadho's Kek accepts NEC seat, with conditions

Licadho president Pung Chhiv Kek has conditionally accepted a position as the ninth member of the reformed National Election Committee following a cross-party meeting this morning, according to the opposition.

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GantDaily.com

Planned dams threaten Cambodia's food security

The planned construction of 88 hydroelectric dams in the lower Mekong basin by 2030 will cause food security challenges in Cambodia, experts say.

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Bangkok Post

Viet, Chinese held in B9m ivory bust

A Vietnamese man and a Chinese woman have been arrested at Suvarnabhumi airport for trafficking in African elephant tusks and ivory bracelets worth about nine million baht.

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The Straits Times

Cambodia opposition leader Sam Rainsy endorsed by Parliament

Cambodia's Parliament endorsed opposition leader Sam Rainsy as a lawmaker on Monday as part of a deal with long-term rival Prime Minister Hun Sen that both leaders hailed as an end to a year-long political crisis.

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Reuters

Cambodia opposition leader Sam Rainsy endorsed by parliament, ends year-long stalemate

Cambodia's parliament endorsed opposition leader Sam Rainsy as a lawmaker on Monday as part of a deal with long-term rival Prime Minister Hun Sen that both leaders hailed as an end to a year-long political crisis.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Standard

Cambodia factory fire leaves Chinese worker dead

A strong fire completely destroyed a garment factory and killed a Chinese national in the suburban area of capital Phnom Penh early Monday, a firefighting police chief confirmed.

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Pnompenh Post

Fire destroys dozens of homes

A slum fire in Phnom Penh's Meanchey district gutted some 35 homes yesterday, launching a frantic rescue effort and ultimately displacing scores of families, officials and aid workers said at the scene yesterday.

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