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3 hrs ago | Deseret News

LDS Church continues to grow in Cambodia

Elder Kory Stevens, left, served an LDS mission in Cambodia from 2008-2010. He now teaches Cambodian at the Missionary Training Center in Provo and attends BYU.

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5 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

Give the deal a chance

Regarding the Phnom Penh Post article "Agreement a tough sell" published on July 24: It takes guts and wisdom for a leader to go sometimes against the tide of public opinion, especially that of his own supporters.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Hun Sen, Opinion

9 hrs ago | Bega District News

Cambodian school trip a lesson in philanthropy

Bega High teacher Cheryl Atkinson, and students Rhys Davies and Annie Fitzer show off the two paintings they are raffling for organisations in Cambodia and Vietnam.

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9 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Thai bus firm to expand into Cambodia

Kruewan Wongrakmit, managing director of Nakhonchai Air Co, said he hoped to launch new services on routes between Bangkok and Siem Reap and Bangkok and Phnom Penh, and another from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City, early next year.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Cravenherald.co.uk

Sutton villagers to recognise 11 fallen soldiers

A CENTURY after the outbreak of the First World War, a plaque bearing the names of 11 fallen servicemen is to be unveiled on the Sutton-in-Craven war memorial at a ceremony on Sunday.

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And the world's best city is ...

Readers of Travel + Leisure magazine have voted for their favorite city destinations in an annual survey.

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Related Topix: Spain, World News, Travel, Seville, Spain Travel, Europe Travel, Spain Travel, Italy Travel, Southeast Asia, Asia Travel, Siem Reap, Cambodia Travel, Cambodia Travel

Examiner.com

Cambodian film crew spooked by paranormal activity

A film crew working on a new television series about the "traditional Khmer musical instruments" in Cambodia claims paranormal activity put everyone on edge.

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World-Grain

Cambodia upgrades its rice crop to shake a bad reputation

As the country improves the quality of its grain, it hopes to export one million tons of milled rice in 2015.

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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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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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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Canada, Hun Sen, Norodom Sihamoni

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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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Travel, Asia Travel, Cambodia Travel, Angkor, Cambodia Travel

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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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Blog News, Prison, Journalism, Hun Sen

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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