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3 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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Bangkok Post

Hun Sen's team here for talks

Thailand and Cambodia will strengthen bilateral ties and discuss the Preah Vihear temple row when Cambodian Defence Minister Tea Banh arrives for an official visit today.

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Bangkok Post

Cambodians rounded up in Sa Kaew

Soldiers from Rangers Company 1205 of the Burapa Force rounded up 106 Cambodian illegal migrant workers at a sugarcane plantation near the border in Sa Kaeo's Aranyaprathet district on Sunday morning.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Pnompenh Post

CNRP get the green light for congress in capital

A national congress of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party has been approved by City Hall after it earlier said the gathering would not be allowed.

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Stuff.co.nz

NZTrio hits a nerve in China

After the concert, Ashley Brown spent the night in his hotel room fretting, nervously parting the curtains each time a car idled outside his window.

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Pattaya Mail

Thailand, Cambodia restore historic railway bridge

Thailand's Transport Ministry and Cambodia's Public Works and ir Transport Ministry will jointly lay the foundation stone for the reconstruction of rail bridge linking Khlong Leuk and Poi Pet, with an aim to connect the two borders' economies.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnamese soldiers at a ceremony to commemorate 206 Vietnamese MIAs. Photo: Giang Phuong

Tay Ninh authorities held a burial ceremony on Friday to commemorate 206 Vietnamese war martyrs being interred in the south-western province.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Funnel cloud spotted in Hillsborough

Funnel cloud spotted in Hillsborough The funnel cloud was spotted over Hillsborough Bay just before 5 p.m. Friday.

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CNN

Opinion: After war atrocities, who must pay?

At Versailles Palace, representatives of Germany and the Allies sign the treaty that ended World War I, June 28, 1919.

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Central Western Daily

Cambodian school forever grateful for Orange man's generosity

Orange's Tas Scott will leave a legacy that's unrivalled in poverty-stricken Cambodian town Siem Reap, after a generous donation helped touch the hearts of thousands of schoolchildren.

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Foreign Policy

Cambodia's Long March Toward Democracy

Cambodia has just taken a crucial step toward more participatory politics. But further progress toward democracy is likely to be slow and evolutionary rather than sudden and dramatic.

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CNN

Why neon lights are dying

Neon might be fading, but there are still plenty of places around the world to spot the glowing signs.

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Pnompenh Post

Homes move due to floods

Coastal erosion became serious enough in Kampong Cham province for authorities to dismantle and move 13 houses along the Mekong.

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NEWS.com.au

Pride of Australia: Caring for Cambodia

What started out as a quick trip to Cambodia in 2011 turned into a mission to help the local people.

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