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 2018-07-20 04:45 

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A cultural season of exploration kicks off at the Kingdom’s CLA, Post life, Arts & Culture, Phnom Penh Post...

A three-month program that makes up The Cambodian Living Arts' (CLA) cultural season kicked off on Thursday and will run through September 23 with the theme Exploring Identities. It will feature performances, panel discussions, film screenings, exhibi...

 2018-07-20 03:25 

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Report shows skills gap as companies struggle to find competent candidates to fill key positions, National, Phnom Penh Post...

As if highlighting the lack of work skills and experience in the Kingdom, of more than 1,000 job openings in Phnom Penh alone as of last month, only 150 young applicants were successful at the interview stage....

 2018-07-20 03:15 

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King, PM, minister celebrate China ties, National, Phnom Penh Post...

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on Thursday released three letters from King Norodom Sihamoni, Prime Minister Hun Sen and Foreign Affairs minister Prak Sokhonn that were delivered to the Chinese government in conjunction with...

 2018-07-20 03:13 

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Malaysian MP calls on his government to take stand on Cambodian elections, National, Phnom Penh Post...

A Malaysian parliamentarian raised concerns in his country on Wednesday about Cambodia's July 29 national elections and urged his government to clarify its position on the subject, the Asean Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) said on Thursday....

 2018-07-20 03:00 

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Wind in the sails of leaders Boeung Ket, Sport, Phnom Penh Post...

Happily sat at the top of the Metfone C-League table, four points clear of their nearest rivals, Boeung Ket are all set to make life difficult on the Olympic Stadium pitch for debutant side Soltilo Angkor on Saturday, but of greater competitive significan...

 2018-07-20 02:35 

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Disaster committee updates PM on floods, National, Phnom Penh Post...

The National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM) sent a report to Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday, saying that 1,786 houses and thousands of hectares of crops have been flooded. The NCDM said local authorities and armed forces have been cooperatin...

 2018-07-20 02:30 

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Apsara gives nod for home renovations, National, Phnom Penh Post...

The Apsara Authority has granted approval to hundreds of villagers' requests to renovate their homes and build small structures within the Angkor Archaeological Park in Siem Reap province. Apsara Authority spokesman Long Kosal told The Post the total ...

 2018-07-20 02:05 

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Acleda looking to go public, Business, Phnom Penh Post...

Twenty-five percent of Acleda Bank's shares will soon be available for trading as stakeholder ASA Plc announced late Wednesday, its plan to list on the Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX). Acleda Securities Plc president and CEO Prom Visoth noted that ...

 2018-07-20 02:03 

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Activists claim logging rampant before polls, National, Phnom Penh Post...

At least 66 resin trees in the Prey Preah Roka Wildlife Sanctuary in Preah Vihear province's Tbeng Meanchey district, have been felled so far this month, according to environmental activists. They say deforestation continues to grow unabated, as autho...

 2018-07-20 02:00 

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BGU instructed to stop taking money, National, Phnom Penh Post...

Prime Minister Hun Sen's Bodyguard Unit (BGU) has told its soldiers to stop asking for money from provincial and district officials and national and international guests without authorisation, lest they face penalties or dismissal....

 2018-07-20 01:25 

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Two held for clearing wetlands in Kampong Chhnang, National, Phnom Penh Post...

Police detained two men for illegally clearing a flooded forest in Kampong Chhnang province's Boribor district on Tuesday. A tractor used for clearing the area at protected zone 3 in Chnok Trou commune was impounded. "A tractor was intercepted and...

 2018-07-20 01:20 

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Nine questioned for alleged drug trafficking, National, Phnom Penh Post...

Nine suspects are set to be questioned by the Banteay Meanchey Provincial Court after being arrested in Poipet town on Tuesday for allegedly trafficking in drugs. The group included seven Cambodians, a Thai and a Vietnamese national who were staying at a ...

 2018-07-19 08:00 

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Asiad venues ‘95 percent ready’ but potential pitfalls still loom, Sport, Phnom Penh Post...

Asian Games venues will be ready before Indonesia hosts the showpiece event in a month, organisers say, but the threat of terror attacks and endless traffic jams still looms over the huge tournament....

 2018-07-19 07:43 

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‘Everything But Politics’ will serve the best interest for all, Opinion, Phnom Penh Post...

Dear Editor, I have coined a new concept called "Everything But Politics" (EBP) which could be of great values for Cambodia. EBP is a scheme where preferential treatment for a country like Cambodia does not include politics in any consideration. I...

 2018-07-19 07:10 

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More people turning to Kingdom estate agents, Post Property, Phnom Penh Post...

The trend of buying and selling properties via registered real estate agencies saw a remarkable increase this year, with industry insiders expecting further demand next year. Cambodian Valuer sand Estate Agents Association (CVEA) president Kim Heang said ...

 2018-07-19 03:00 

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Khmer Empire Marathon to run Angkor Wat, Sport, Phnom Penh Post...

The fifth edition of the The Khmer Empire Marathon and other added attractions, like the 21km, 10km and 3km fun run, will be off and running from the Angkor Wat complex gateway on August 5, with overseas entries that hit a record 1,500 last year expected ...

 2018-07-19 02:55 

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Local officials urged to work with everyone regardless of politics, religion, National, Phnom Penh Post...

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng on Wednesday instructed police officials and local authorities to serve the people without considering political affiliations or religion....

 2018-07-19 02:40 

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German think tank labels polls a ‘farce’, National, Phnom Penh Post...

A German public policy think tank has claimed that the July 29 national elections will not be democratic and a "farce" without the participation of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party. In an article published on its website ...

 2018-07-19 02:30 

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Kreung girl fourth rape in Ratanakkiri, suspect on the run, National, Phnom Penh Post...

Kon Mom district police in Ratanakkiri province are on the lookout for a man who allegedly raped an underage Kreung indigenous girl when she was walking alone in the forest near her home on Friday. The identity of the suspect remains concealed as the case...

 2018-07-19 01:50 

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Chamber gives talk on local investing, Business, Phnom Penh Post...

The Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia (CCCC) and investment and tax advisory firm DFDL on Wednesday held a breakfast seminar in the capital to discuss tax and investment law in the Kingdom. A press release on the event said it aimed to provide insig...

 2018-07-19 01:45 

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HRW to EU: End migrant abuse, National, Phnom Penh Post...

Human Rights Watch (HRW) urged the European Union (EU) to renew efforts to eliminate forced labour and other abusive treatment within the Thai fishing industry, noting that a large number of workers were from Cambodia and Myanmar....

 2018-07-19 01:40 

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Preah Sihanouk puts its foot down over land dispute, National, Phnom Penh Post...

Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities threatened legal action against three people and their accomplices who allegedly provoked people to illegally clear and sell public state land in the 2002 Sanctuary located in Bet Traing commune's Korki village in...

 2018-07-19 01:30 

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Kenyan calls her entry denial discrimination, National, Phnom Penh Post...

Officers at the Phnom Penh International Airport denied claims that a Kenyan woman was discriminated against on Monday, saying she was denied entry to the Kingdom for not meeting proper requirements....

 2018-07-19 01:25 

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Military Police asks ACU to open probe into ex-officer, National, Phnom Penh Post...

National Military Police spokesman Eng Hy said on Wednesday that the Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) should investigate claims by a former deputy military police commander in Kampong Thom's Baray district, that he received and spent a $300,000 bribe from a...

 2018-07-19 01:20 

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More than 50 pieces of luxury wood bust in Kampot Province, National, Phnom Penh Post...

Three boats carrying three containers with 53 pieces of luxury wood allegedly intended for export to Vietnam were confiscated by the Customs Navigation Office in Kampot province's Prek Thnout commune on Tuesday, Kampot Military deputy police chief Keo...

 2018-07-18 11:15 

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Interior Minister Calls on Police Officials to Ignore Politics, National, Phnom Penh Post...

Interior Minister Sar Kheng instructed the police officials and local authorities today to serve the people without thinking about political trends or religion, while civil society organisations said such action was nearly impossible....

 2018-07-18 11:10 

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Breaking: VN Association Complains to Ministry Over Fake News, National, Phnom Penh Post...

The Khmer-Vietnamese Association today filed a complaint to the Ministry of Interior over a Facebook post claiming that Vietnamese nationals in Cambodia are eligible to get full citizenship in the Kingdom, and vote in the upcoming elections. The petition ...

 2018-07-18 11:07 

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Ethnic Kreung Teen Raped in Ratanakkiri, National, Phnom Penh Post...

Authorities in Ratanakkiri province's Kon Mom district are on the lookout for a suspect who raped a 13-year-old ethnic Kreung girl last Friday....

 2018-07-18 03:50 

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Government officials accuse former opposition of misleading the people, National, Phnom Penh Post...

NEC spokesman Hang Puthea has called recent statements from leaders of the court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) a "misinterpretation of the law" intended to "destroy the elections"....

 2018-07-18 02:45 

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Clothes exports kick into high gear, Business, Phnom Penh Post...

Cambodia's garment and footwear exports recorded double-digit growth to some $4 billion in the first half of this year compared to the same period last year, a National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) report has said....

 2018-07-18 02:12 

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Former Kampong Thom MP charged after taking aim at the force in a series of Facebook posts, National, Phnom Penh Post...

A former provincial Military Police officer in Kampong Thom who was fired last year for poor performance was charged on Tuesday for a series of Facebook posts that authorities say disparaged the provincial force's reputation....

 2018-07-18 02:05 

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Ministry of Health gives clinics ‘final warning’, National, Phnom Penh Post...

The Ministry of Health on Tuesday issued what it referred to as a "final warning" to private clinics that offer surrogacy services in contravention of a 2016 prakas on the treatment of human cells. In May, the passing of a draft surrogacy bill was...

 2018-07-18 01:53 

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NBC reiterates ID not to be used as collateral, Business, Phnom Penh Post...

The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) has once again reminded all private lenders not to take ID cards or family books as collateral for loans, according to a statement released on Tuesday. The NBC document reminds all institutions to follow a similar messa...

 2018-07-18 01:50 

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Swimmers off to Japan on training, culture trip, Sport, Phnom Penh Post...

The Khmer Swimming Federation will be sending a group of 19 swimmers for a week-long visit to Japan as part of a training and cultural exchange initiative. According to Hem Kiry, the general secretary of the federation, the Japanese embassy facilitated th...

 2018-07-18 01:43 

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Monitor numbers to double from ’13, National, Phnom Penh Post...

With the Wednesday deadline imminent, the National Election Committee (NEC) expects close to 80,000 Cambodians will have registered to observe the July 29 national elections twice the number who served in the role in 2013....

 2018-07-18 01:40 

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Flooding hits road 4, National, Phnom Penh Post...

Flood levels in the Kingdom have been increasing due to rains over the last few weeks, causing issues across the country. Government officials, however, stayed with their claim that minor mishaps will be righted. Monday night saw the closure of a bridge a...

 2018-07-18 01:38 

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Woman murdered by husband in Kandal, National, Phnom Penh Post...

Ang Snuol district police in Kandal province arrested a man on Tuesday for allegedly murdering his wife with a cleaver inside a rented room in Ang Porpeay village. Mean Samnang, Ang Snuol district police chief, identified the suspect as Norn Nat, 33, and ...

 2018-07-18 01:33 

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China expats injured in restaurant shooting, National, Phnom Penh Post...

Four Chinese nationals suffered injuries to their legs when a gunman fired shots at them on Monday night at a restaurant in Sihanoukville, said Phnom Penh city's commune 3 police chief Khiev Vantha. He said the eight expatriates were having dinner at ...

 2018-07-17 03:05 

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Government gets $110M to restore National Road 4, Business, Phnom Penh Post...

Work on the $110 million National Road 4 upgrading project in the Kingdom's main economic corridor could start as early as next year, a Ministry of Public Works official has said....

 2018-07-17 03:00 

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No major flooding mishaps despite rising Mekong waters, says Ministry, National, Phnom Penh Post...

Water levels have been rising in Stung Treng, Kratie, Tbong Khmum, Kampong Cham and Battambang provinces over the past two weeks, but so far floods have not had a serious impact, the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology said....

 2018-07-17 02:37 

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Rain cuts Banteay Meanchey drought, National, Phnom Penh Post...

While 600 hectares of farmland has dried up in Banteay Meanchey province's Thmar Puok district, as the region's nearly month-long drought took its toll, local officials on Monday were optimistic that Sunday evening's rainfall will spare the re...

 2018-07-17 02:30 

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Sam Rainsy welcomes treason charge, National, Phnom Penh Post...

Former opposition leader Sam Rainsy called the government's allegation of "treason" against him silly and claimed it provides him with an opportunity to highlight the persecution of indigenous people in the Kingdom....

 2018-07-17 02:13 

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CNRP points to King in call for vote boycott, National, Phnom Penh Post...

Leaders of the former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) have taken a new tack in their call for a boycott of the national elections later this month. They are now claiming that the people should follow the King, who is expected to abide by tradition a...

 2018-07-17 02:10 

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Flier figures soar in first half, Business, Phnom Penh Post...

The Kingdom's three international airports experienced solid growth in passenger traffic in the first half of this year, thanks to a strong influx from countries in Asia, especially China, Cambodia Airports said recently....

 2018-07-17 02:03 

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Fledgling campaigns accuse authorities of discrimination, harassment, National, Phnom Penh Post...

As Sunday dawned and political parties entered the ninth day of the three-week campaign period in preparation for the July 29 national elections, claims of threats and intimidation seem to be the order of the day. But the National Election Committee (NEC)...

 2018-07-17 01:55 

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Joint second Visakha cut down Crown to close gap, Sport, Phnom Penh Post...

Visakha stuck to their attacking instincts to down Phnom Penh Crown 3-1 at the RSN Stadium on Sunday, as NagaWorld stumbled to a 1-1 draw with Angkor Tiger at Siem Reap Stadium....

 2018-07-17 01:53 

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Disabled vet held for beating of his rival, National, Phnom Penh Post...

The provincial court in Svay Rieng has sent a disabled veteran to pre-trial detention after he allegedly assaulted a fellow disabled veteran from the same village after a dispute....

 2018-07-17 01:50 

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Kampong Thom woman accidentally shot with homemade firearm, National, Phnom Penh Post...

A woman warded at the Kampong Thom Provincial Hospital is clinging to life after her husband accidentally shot her in the stomach with a homemade gun, Sandan district police chief Oung Moly said....

 2018-07-16 03:20 

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World Heritage sites feted, National, Phnom Penh Post...

Thousands of people and government officials gathered at the Olympic Stadium on Sunday. They were celebrating Preah Vihear Temple's and Sambor Prei Kuk's registration as a Unesco World Heritage Sites. It is the former's 10th anniversary and th...

 2018-07-16 03:05 

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Local MFIs roll with the changes, Business, Phnom Penh Post...

The Cambodian microfinance sector has seen major changes over the past two years....

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