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3 hrs ago | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Cambodia's TRC slaps VoIP providers for non-payment of fees

In a statement published on 22 August and later reported by The Phnom Penh Post, the has demanded that the firms involved - which include Hiway Telecom Cambodia, Cambodia Data Communication, DialAny Internet Telecom and WiCam Corporation - pay their 2013 fees by 30 August or have their VoIP access code dismissed and removed.

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Related Topix: VoIP, Southeast Asia, World News, Science / Technology

6 hrs ago | Daily Reporter

Asia's old communities vanishing amid rapid growth

Century-old shop houses, twisting alleyways and temples scented with incense still pulsate with the pursuit of old trades and time-honored rituals of families who have lived in Bangkok's Chinatown for generations.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, China, Asia

6 hrs ago | ABC News

Asia's Old Communities Vanishing Amid Rapid Growth

Century-old shop houses, twisting alleyways and temples scented with incense still pulsate with the pursuit of old trades and time-honored rituals of families who have lived in Bangkok's Chinatown for generations.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia

7 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Cambodia Opposition Gets More Sway in New-Look Parliament

Cambodia's opposition on Tuesday boosted its influence in a parliament long controlled by the ruling party, winning a deputy chairman post and assurances of greater legislative sway under a deal to end a year-long political impasse.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Hun Sen

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Pnompenh Post

Parties play political chairs

The election of the National Assembly leadership began in earnest yesterday, with proceedings in the newly filled parliament going largely to plan despite a few deviations from the agreed-upon script.

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

Pnompenh Post

Villagers taking Hun Sen at his word

Rural communities from seven provinces will demand a resolution to their land conflicts in Phnom Penh today - an action being mirrored at provincial halls nationwide following a speech by the prime minister last week that blamed local officials for ongoing disputes.

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Related Topix: Hun Sen, World News, Canada

The Nation

JWD logistics firm looks to Asean leadership by 2019 after inroads into 3 neighbouring markets

JWD InfoLogistics Co, a Thai logistics firm serving three key industries - food and cold chain, chemicals and dangerous goods, and automotive - aims to be an Asean leader by 2019 after penetrating neighbouring markets this year.

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Related Topix: Burma, World News, Southeast Asia,

Just-Style

CAMBODIA: Mass garment factory faintings soar in first-half

Mass worker faintings in Cambodia's garment factories have soared despite preventive measures, with 896 workers having fainted at work in the first half of this year alone, midst three deaths, officials have revealed.

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Pnompenh Post

Tempers flare at bus protest

Resolution continued to elude 17 former bus drivers for the Phnom Penh Sorya Transportation Company yesterday when a demonstration at the company's headquarters was roughly dispersed by company security after the ex-staffers tried to block buses from leaving.

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Bangkok Post

Tanasak to visit Cambodia Aug 30-31

Gen Tanasak, the National Council for Peace and Order deputy chief overseeing security affairs, is expected to discuss the temple on the border adjacent to Thailand's Si Sa Ket province.

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Pnompenh Post

Two, including soldier, sentenced in shooting

Two men, one of them a Royal Cambodian Armed Forces captain, were sentenced by Phnom Penh Municipal Court to prison terms yesterday for their involvement in the murder of a 28-year-old man in a drunken argument at a nightclub last year.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News,

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Cambodia's Parliament Votes For New Leadership

One hundred and twenty-two of the 123 Cambodian lawmakers from the ruling and opposition parties began to vote for their leadership in the legislative body on Tuesday, reports Xinhua news agency.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Hun Sen

Pnompenh Post

Prof Pusher: teacher accused of drug dealing

A former teacher was arrested in Kampong Chhnang town for allegedly dealing drugs, even admitting that he used to deal dope to his own students while he taught at a provincial primary school three years ago.

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Related Topix: World News,

Bangkok Post

A day in photos

Army chief and coup leader Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha and his wife Naraporn arrive at the army's headquarters to attend a ceremony to take the royal command that officially appointed him prime minister.

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Related Topix: World News, Southeast Asia, Norodom Sihamoni, Vietnam

Pnompenh Post

Modern abbatoir under way for Australian cattle

Days after the Australian government announced it had approved the export of 10,000 live cows to Cambodia, a local firm has revealed that it is nearing completion of the Kingdom's first modern slaughterhouse in Preah Sihanounk province - and that it is set to be the biggest in all of Asia.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Life, Beef, Food, Meat

Thanh Nein News

Vietnam's 'golden flight path' crosses Cambodian, Laos airspace

The well-traveled two hour flight path between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City could be cut by as much as 30 minutes thanks to a new agreement made between the governments of Vietnam and Cambodia.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Vietnam, Travel

Thanh Nein News

Vietnam rubber giant to hear complaints from displaced communities

The state-owned Vietnam Rubber Group has promised to improve communication with communities affected by its plantations in Cambodia and Laos following requests from Global Witness, a British NGO that investigates the financial dimensions of corruption and resource extraction.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Laos

Nerve News

India's Acting East Policy to focus on timelines, economic benefits

Hanoi, Aug 25 - With India's Narendra Modi government keen to push connectivity with the Southeast Asian region, the emphasis is now set to shift to how the connectivity corridors when ready can be transformed into zones of vibrant economic activity that would benefit both sides.

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Related Topix: Burma, Southeast Asia, India,

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Cambodian King Visits Beijing For Medical Check-up

Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni on Monday left for Beijing for a regular medical check-up, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Norodom Sihamoni, Hun Sen, Heng Samrin, Thailand

Bangkok Post

Police arrest 7 energy reform marchers

Seven activists, including Veera Somkwamkid, coordinator of the Thai Patriots Network, were arrested in Bangkok yesterday during an energy reform march for violating the martial law's prohibition on political gatherings.

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Related Topix: World News

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