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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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