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1 hr ago | Pnompenh Post

Sex trafficker asks court for leniency

A Cambodian woman convicted of pimping three underage Vietnamese girls appealed her sentence in court yesterday, claiming she made relatively little money from the girls and had obtained their mothers' consent to be sold for sex.

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6 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Cops nab 3 men for abducting migrants

Sa Kaeo: Three men suspected of being members of a human trafficking gang were arrested yesterday for allegedly abducting six illegal Cambodian female migrant workers, raping four of them, and stealing their valuables, police say.

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9 hrs ago | CPJ Press Freedom Online

Harsh defamation ruling in Cambodia has broader implications

The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned by the hefty financial damages imposed on a blogger in a defamation case in Cambodia.

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21 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

Agreement a tough sell

Prime Minister Hun Sen and opposition leader Sam Rainsy are to meet with King Norodom Sihamoni at the Royal Palace today to officially inform him of the political agreement reached earlier this week that brought an end to a nearly one-year deadlock.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Pnompenh Post

After deal, unions expect support

News of an end to a year-long political deadlock has labour union leaders believing the opposition party can bring their interests to parliament, but a lack of follow-through could cost the Cambodia National Rescue Party vital support from one of its key interest groups.

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OC Weekly

Little La Lune: Over the Moon

Little La Lune is located on an unpretty part of Pacific Coast Highway, in a strip mall with less than 10 parking spots - and they're all taken.

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Pnompenh Post

Court rules that journo has to pay

A journalist and British national were hit with steep financial penalties in court yesterday for remarks made on his blog last year.

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TrekEarth

~ home sweet home ~

They were not on their leisure boats, they were actually a small poor Champa Muslim fishing community, part of a large group living on boats as their permanent floating houses moored at Chroy Changvar peninsula in and around the confluence of Mekong and Tonle Sap rivers, a stone's from Phnom Penh Royal Palace.

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Pnompenh Post

Deadlock end lifts business spirits

Cambodia's business community welcomed the news yesterday that the county's longest-ever parliamentary deadlock had come to an end - a resolution investors say will help ease fears of political instability.

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Pnompenh Post

Anti-drug cop arrested in Thailand over meth

A police officer combating drugs in Battambang has been arrested across the border in Thailand, accused of possessing almost 3,000 yama tablets.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

ABS-CBN News

PHOTOS: 7 temples to visit in Siem Reap, Cambodia

But before heading out, make sure to buy an Angkor pass as you cannot enter the temples without it.

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Deseret News

90 Vietnamese Latter-day Saints travel to YSA conference in Cambodia

The LDS Church News is an official publication of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Cambodia Opposition Drops Boycott After PM Makes Rare Deal

Cambodia's opposition on Tuesday agreed to drop a parliamentary boycott following talks with Prime Minister Hun Sen, ending a year-long deadlock and easing political tension stemming from a disputed 2013 election.

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Scoop

Cambodian Workshop successful, says Labour MP/PGA President

Labour's Associate Disarmament Spokesperson and Parliamentians for Global Action President Ross Robertson is pleased with the successful outcome of the Asia Pacific Regional Parliamentary Workshop held last week in Siem Reap, Cambodia, to promote signature and ratification of the Arms Trade Treaty .

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Pnompenh Post

A nation of liars and cheats?

When the United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia came in early 1992 to keep the peace negotiated under the Paris Peace Agreements, administer the country and organise the election of a Constituent Assembly, the Supreme National Council of Cambodia , then representing the Kingdom, met in the Royal Palace.

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Pacific Daily News

Learn from 'citizen' of Cambodia

My last column, in the May 31 Pacific Daily News, "Sophal is a rare voice of calm," brought a slew of e-mails from readers who expressed admiration for Chan Sophal's life struggle and how her story has inspired them.

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South China Morning Post

Cambodia's political deadlock over as Hun Sen, Sam Rainsy shake on a deal

Prime Minister Hun Sen and Cambodian opposition parties said they had agreed an end to political deadlock and the opposition's year-long boycott of the national legislature.

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Pnompenh Post

CNRP lawmakers freed

A jubilant crowd of opposition supporters burst into wild cheers this afternoon as seven Cambodia National Rescue Party lawmakers and one party activist were released on bail just hours after an announced rapprochement between the CNRP and the ruling Cambodian People's Party.

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The Bennington Banner

Cambodian political rivals say agreement reached

Leaders of Cambodia's ruling and opposition parties say they have reached an agreement to end a political deadlock since last year's contentious election.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Bangkok Post

Trat port full speed ahead

The construction of a new deep-sea port in Trat's Khlong Yai district is expected to be completed on schedule by next July in time to cash in on economic expansion from the opening of Asean Economic Community in late 2015.

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