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10 min ago | Pnompenh Post

Secret diaries reveal Khmer Rouge crimes

In 1976, a year after the Khmer Rouge turned Cambodia into a vast prison without walls, Chheun Phon jotted down some of the principles he had learned: "The people must follow the leader"; "If someone tries to demonstrate against the government, they need to receive serious punishment."

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4 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

Opposition activists finally released on bail

Three opposition youth activists detained in Prey Sar prison since August 2 and denied family visits were finally released on bail yesterday, weeks after Cambodia National Rescue Party leaders first said they were in talks with the ruling party to secure their release.

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8 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

PM looks to US to justify use of force

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday compared Cambodia's deadly government crackdowns favourably with attempts in the United States to quell days of unrest following the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman.

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12 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

Parties promise KDC solutions

Lawmakers from both the ruling party and the opposition yesterday met with and promised Kampong Chhnang villagers they would seek a solution in their 12-year-long land dispute with KDC International.

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17 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

Refugee house hunting

High-level bureaucrats from Australia have visited several sites in Cambodia over the past two months to view properties where refugees from its overseas detention centre on Nauru could be relocated, the Post has learned.

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21 hrs ago | People's Daily Online

China's 1st overseas airline established in Cambodia

Cambodia Bayon Airlines, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Aviation Industry Corporation of China , was established in Cambodia on Thursday and first flights will begin by the end of this year, officials said.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Pnompenh Post

Agriculture census unveiled, to the delight of the industry

Measuring in detail the country's largest sector in terms of household engagement, the government yesterday revealed the results of the first-ever Agricultural Census - a survey welcomed yesterday by industry analysts.

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Religion News Service

Archive Photos: Around the world - Religion News Service

Religion News Service was founded in 1934, and in the old days, had staff photographers who roamed the world in search of images that conveyed how faith was lived out.

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Bangkok Post

Cambodia floods kill 45 in Aug

Cambodian fishermen catch fish in the Mekong River during the rainy season, near Phnom Penh, Cambodia Aug 17. More than 45 people have been killed by floods during the country's rainy season this year and more than 10,000 families across 12 provinces have been evacuated from their homes to escape rising floodwaters, according to the National ... (more)

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American Reporter

Brasch WordsREPUBLICAN Leadership Falls on Its 'Family Values' Sword

It's been a good week for evil. It started with a phrase in a New York Times story this past Sunday that has stuck in my head.

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The Standard

No Ebola case in Cambodia: PM

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Thursday that the country has not seen any case related to the West Africa-hit Ebola virus disease.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Pnompenh Post

PM history book has message

In power since 1985, Hun Sen may be the only prime minister many Cambodians have ever known.

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Pnompenh Post

Mentally ill lack support in prison

At the age of 18, Lim Visal* was chained to a post by his parents, who were anxious about his undiagnosed schizophrenia and too poor to refer him to a hospital.

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Pnompenh Post

Term limits for PM proposed

Civil society representatives said they will petition parliament in the coming days to consider amending the constitution to limit prime ministers to two terms in office.

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Pnompenh Post

No protest permission needed: CCHR

A prominent rights group on Monday wrote to Minister of Interior Sar Kheng, calling on him to remind ministries and local authorities that demonstrators do not require their permission to hold public gatherings.

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Bangkok Post

Thai unrest hits Cambodia tourism

Cambodia's tourism industry, which for years has seen double-digit growth, is now showing signs of slowing down as Thai visitors to the kingdom decline, according to the latest government data.

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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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