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1 hr ago | Pnompenh Post

Workers in Kampong Chhnang block road

Hundreds of workers at a garment factory in Kampong Chhnang province blocked National Road 5 for about four hours yesterday, leading to a standoff with police.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Pnompenh Post

Undercover cop killed during investigation

An undercover officer investigating drug trafficking in Kampong Cham's Chamkar Leu district was brutally killed by the alleged targets of his investigation after his true identity came to light, police said yesterday.

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Pnompenh Post

Union leader arrested at strike in Svay Rieng

A union leader was detained briefly by police in Svay Rieng province yesterday while peacefully monitoring a garment worker strike.

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Pnompenh Post

Not over yet: Floods abate but officials still cautious

The death roll from flooding reached 35 yesterday, even as the Mekong's waters in Cambodia gradually receded, National Committee for Disaster Management president Nhim Vanda said.

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Stuff.co.nz

A family trip to Cambodia is built for adventure

It's one of those questions parents avoid if they can, but my seven-year-old son has been reading over my shoulder as I study a book for our trip to Cambodia.

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Sydney Morning Herald

ANZ says no to evicted Cambodian farmers

ANZ has ruled out helping hundreds of poor Cambodian families forcibly evicted from their land to make way for sugar-cane plantations that involved child labour and led to food shortages.

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Xinhuanet

Cambodia to establish int'l committee for safeguarding, developing world heritage Preah Vihear

Cambodia is working with UNESCO to form an International Coordinating Committee for the Safeguarding and Development of the Historic Site of Preah Vihear , Deputy Prime Minister and Cabinet Minister Sok An said Tuesday.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam PM asks Cambodia to discourage anti-Vietnamese nationalism

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung receives Heng Samrin, president of the Cambodian National Assembly, in Hanoi on August 18. Photo credit: VNA Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung asked the Cambodian government on Monday to discourage the kind of anti-Vietnamese nationalism that led to this month's illegal demonstration and flag burning incident.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Star Online

White Crocodile

K.T. Medina's debut novel, a murder mystery that uncovers the exploitation and betrayal in the ravaged minefields of rural Cambodia, is a riveting read.

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The New Zealand Herald

Tuesday, August 26

1883 - The volcano Krakatoa erupts on the island Krakatau, near Indonesia, creating tsunami waves that killed more than 36,000 people.

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The Nation

Kantana eyes Myanmar

Kantana Group is eyeing business opportunities in Myanmar ranging from producing TV programmes with local broadcasters to managing a TV station.

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Pnompenh Post

Traffic Law lacks foot soldiers

Now that Cambodia's long-awaited Traffic Law has made it out of the Council of Ministers and is expected to arrive in the National Assembly later this month, the conversation is once again turning to the poorly paid officers who will ultimately be responsible for enforcing it.

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Pnompenh Post

Condo collapse: Families to receive ashes of workers

The bodies of all three Cambodians killed in the collapse of a condominium under construction in the north of Bangkok have been recovered.

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Pnompenh Post

More are charged over park protest

Two more opposition supporters have been summonsed to appear in court for questioning over their alleged involvement in a violent protest near Freedom Park, a move that threatens to further destabilise relations with the ruling party mere weeks after an agreement was reached to end a historic boycott of parliament.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Bangkok Post

Agencies tackling the ABCs of SEZs

Investment privileges, infrastructure development and labour issues for special economic zones are likely to be settled by working agencies this month.

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West Australian

Across Asia's borders, labour activists team up to press wage claims

Labour leaders behind the biggest strikes in Cambodia's $5 billion garment industry knew last year they had a strong case for higher wages: they had already compared notes with activists in neighbouring countries.

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National Public Radio

The Death And Uneasy Rebirth Of Cambodia's Psychedelic Rock

Many of the old images in Bochan Huy's "Chnam Oun 16" music video are haunting - fleeting, grainy footage of workers in rural Cambodian labor camps and Phnom Penh's crumbling shops and streets, emptied of life.

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WNYC-AM New York

The Death And Uneasy Rebirth Of Cambodia's Psychedelic Rock

Many of the old images in Bochan Huy's "Chnam Oun 16" music video are haunting - fleeting, grainy footage of workers in rural Cambodian labor camps and Phnom Penh's crumbling shops and streets, emptied of life.

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Bury Free Press

Priest moves on after 13 years in the Bury St Edmunds community

Father Philip Shryane's last Sunday service at the Catholic Church of St Edmund King and Martyr in Westgate Street will be on September 21. Fr Philip, who is also chaplain at West Suffolk Hospital, St Louis Middle School and St Edmunds Catholic Primary School, said: "I'm sad about leaving Bury.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Age

Bangkok 'baby factory' includes twins from Australian woman's eggs

Bangkok: A twin boy and girl who came from eggs donated by an Australian woman were among 21 babies documented in a Bangkok "baby factory" condominium in the Thai capital.

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