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Kem Sokha distances himself from ‘Rainsy’s’ US event

Kem Sokha distances himself from ‘Rainsy’s’ US event

Cambodia

Former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) president Kem Sokha on Sunday further distanced himself from an international conference held in the US by members of the court-dissolved opposition. Kem Sokha said he “does not support any decision” made at the event by “supporters of Cambodia National Rescue Movement president Sam Rainsy”.
The Phnom Penh Post, 7 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Kantha Bopha Founder, Dr. Richner’s ashes to rest in Siem Reap hospital

Kantha Bopha Founder, Dr. Richner’s ashes to rest in Siem Reap hospital

Cambodia

The ashes of Dr Beat “Beatocello” Richner, the Swiss-born doctor credited with resurrecting the network of Kantha Bopha Children’s Hospitals, will be enshrined in Siem Reap on Wednesday, according to a Kantha Bopha Foundation statement.
The Phnom Penh Post, 7 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Illegal logging continues unabated in Cambodia

Illegal logging continues unabated in Cambodia

Cambodia

Foresty crimes continue unabated in the Kingdom. This week alone, two crackdowns on illegal logging took place in Ratanakkiri and Oddar Meanchey provinces. Authorities on Wednesday uncovered and seized dozens of timber from illegally-felled first-grade woods in Ratanakkiri province, following a tip from the locals.
The Phnom Penh Post, 8 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Institutions in the dark as to 10pm ‘drum celebration’

Institutions in the dark as to 10pm ‘drum celebration’

Cambodia

The government and the Minister of Education, Hang Chuon Naron, released a letter on Thursday morning which called on all educational institutions, including schools and universities, to bang drums at 10pm on Friday night.
The Phnom Penh Post, 10 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Government: Military cooperation with the US remains strong

Government: Military cooperation with the US remains strong

Cambodia

Cambodia still has military cooperation with the US, despite the former “temporarily postponing” the annual Angkor Sentinel joint exercises last year, Ministry of National Defence spokesman Chhum Socheat said. He told The Post on Thursday that military ties with the US remain strong.
The Phnom Penh Post, 10 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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UN Human Rights Rapporteur to land in capital

UN Human Rights Rapporteur to land in capital

Cambodia

The UN Human Rights Council’s (UNHRC) Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Cambodia, Rhona Smith, is to land in the Kingdom on Monday, in her first official visit since questioning the “genuineness” of the July 29 national elections, polls she claimed were “one-sided”.
The Phnom Penh Post, 42 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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The Phnom Penh Post on Instagram: “Pchum Ben is an Angkor-era festival which is honours ancestors and appeases weary spirits.”

The Phnom Penh Post on Instagram: “Pchum Ben is an Angkor-era festival which is honours ancestors and appeases weary spirits.”

Cambodia

4 Likes, 0 Comments - The Phnom Penh Post (@phnompenhpost) on Instagram: “Pchum Ben is an Angkor-era festival which is honours ancestors and appeases weary spirits.”
The Phnom Penh Post, 65 days ago

Predicted: Entertainment

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World Bank predicts growth for Kingdom

World Bank predicts growth for Kingdom

Cambodia

The World Bank’s economic report on East Asia and Pacific says the Cambodian economy is expected to grow at seven per cent this year, compared to 6.9 per cent last year. The result is underpinned by upbeat investor sentiment and rising government spending, it said in its report released on Thursday.
The Phnom Penh Post, 65 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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German Unity Day: A Message from the German Ambassador

German Unity Day: A Message from the German Ambassador

Cambodia

28 years ago, on October 3rd, 1990, German reunification, following the fall of the Berlin Wall, marked the end of the long and painful division of our country.
The Phnom Penh Post, 67 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Villagers complain against sanctuary head

Villagers complain against sanctuary head

Cambodia

The Kampong Cham commune council in Kratie province’s Sambo district is representing 1,294 families to lodge a complaint against Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary head Nhem Visal for abusing villagers and allowing traders to haul timber illegally.
The Phnom Penh Post, 70 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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