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  1. Phnom Penh Was Registered as World Capital of Culture and TourismRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | PR.com

    On December 9, 2017 in the presence of over 3,000 guests, diplomats, tourism and culture experts, the official ceremony for World Capital of Culture and Tourism handover for Phnom Penh has taken place. On the rostrum were in attendance personalities like: H.M. King Norodom Sihamoni, Prime Minister of government of Cambodia H.E. Academician Hun Sen, President of European Council on Tourism and Trade Professor Dr. Anton Caragea, Prime Minister Mark Doda, etc.

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  2. Australian arrested on drugs charges in CambodiaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Age

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  3. Hun Sen challenges EU, US to freeze assetsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    A garment worker takes a selfie with Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on Nov 8, 2017. PHNOM PENH: Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen encouraged the United States and European Union on Friday to freeze the assets of Cambodian leaders abroad in response to his government's crackdown on the opposition and civil society.

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  4. Ethnic Vietnamese in Phnom Penh resigned to document purgeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    Ethnic Vietnamese people sit in line as they wait for immigration authorities to check their documents during a crackdown yesterday in Phnom Penh's Chroy Changvar district. Ngoc Yoeung, 78, has lived in Cambodia his entire life.

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  5. PM wants to send workers to JapanRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    A Filipina nurse helps an elderly woman at a support facility in suburban Tokyo. Cambodia is set to begin training workers in elder care in hopes of sending them to Japan.

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  6. Sokha questioned on family's private livesRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    Jailed former opposition leader Kem Sokha was questioned by a judge in prison yesterday, according to his lawyers, who classified the questioning as "aggressive" and "inappropriate". Kem Sokha was arrested in early September and later charged with "treason" based on a 2013 video in which he talks about receiving assistance from the United States in political planning.

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  7. Study shows local couples value financial planningRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    As the Kingdom struggles to establish a stable middle-class, Cambodian couples are more interested in financial planning than ever before but remain at risk to financial shocks that could be prevented by the expansion of the insurance market, according to a recent survey. The survey, which was funded by Prudential Financial Insurance Company and conducted by market research firm Ipsos Loyalty, was carried out in nine Asian markets: Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

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  8. A different path for women on the stageRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    Actors portray Neary and her grandmother in the premiere of I am a Daugther at Meta House last week. Photo supplied Neary has just passed her grade-12 exams with a "C", enough to escape her rural hometown and pursue a university education in Phnom Penh - just like her older brother, though her grandmother wants her to marry the rich rice-mill owner nearly twice her age.

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  9. Controversial Trade Union Law having desired effect?Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    Along Phnom Penh's infamous Veng Sreng Boulevard, 27-year-old garment worker Houn Ean was on strike yesterday for the second week in a row. "We blocked the road on the first day of the protest, but the authorities threatened to crack down," said Ean, who has worked at Meng Da Footwear for over a year and has joined hundreds of colleagues in objecting to the company's lack of payment of their annual leave and severance.

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  10. Fortified by family and China cash, Cambodia's Hun Sen digs inRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Channelnewsasia.com

    PHNOM PENH: Secured by family and party ties, Chinese cash and his own ruthless political instincts, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has taken a wrecking ball to the kingdom's fragile democracy in a campaign to extend his 32-year rule. The 65-year-old is now the world's sixth longest-serving civilian leader, bumped up a place by last month's fall of Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe.

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  11. Need for property management services grows as condos hit marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Pnompenh Post

    As construction has boomed in Phnom Penh over the last few years, the bevy of flats, houses, villas, Boreys and condominiums being built on a near constant basis has more than met demand for new real estate space. But the maintenance of these buildings after construction has been lacklustre, and consumers are now airing their grievances.

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  12. Statue company hopes to deck out Cambodia for ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Pnompenh Post

    Aiming to mould a niche market in Cambodia, DecorCam, a company that specialises in customising fibreglass statues, set up shop in Phnom Penh earlier this year and has been busy pouring, sculpting and painting life-size figurines to rent for the Christmas season. Under the guidance of its parent company, Philippines-based 3D-display business Yab Design, the new firm hopes to bring 25 years' worth of experience into Cambodia while further tapping into its established presence in European, American and Asian markets.

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  13. Makro Cambodia officially opens this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Pnompenh Post

    Each country develops at its own pace, and this pace is often reflected in the amount of foreign investment and subsequent social benefits gained. Siam Makro has operated large malls in Thailand, and the country is now seeking to expand into Cambodia.

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  14. New hall inaugurated at airport in capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Pnompenh Post

    Cambodia Airports, a company majority-owned by France's Vinci Group, officially inaugurated its $26 million new arrivals hall and the extension of its boarding concourse yesterday at the Phnom Penh International Airport. Nicolas Notebaert, CEO of VINCI Concessions and chairman of VINCI Airports, said the expanded 10,000-square-metre arrivals hall, with two new conveyor belts for baggage, will help enhance the quality of service for airport users.

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  15. Success of project to get marginalised children into classrooms laudedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Pnompenh Post

    Plan International's Andrew Hill shakes hands with Education Minister Hang Chuon Naron at an event in Phnom Penh yesterday. Photo supplied Four years ago, a consortium of NGOs in Cambodia identified 57,000 marginalised children who, for various reasons, were not attending school, and put them into classrooms.

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  16. A couple's quest to document Cambodia's pagodasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 13 | Pnompenh Post

    A late 1960s mural in Phnom Penh's Wat Moha Montrei, painted by Maen Bun, shows use of Western perspective, according to The Khmer Pagoda. Danielle and Dominique-Pierre GuA ret weren't just bored when they decided to embark on a seven-year quest to meticulously document the architecture and painted murals of the Kingdom's thousands of pagodas; they were set on calling attention to what they saw as one of Cambodia's most precious but ignored cultural treasures.

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  17. Looted Angkorian jewellery recovered from the UK to go on show at National MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 13 | Pnompenh Post

    The Apsara Authority handed over several Angkorian and pre-Angkorian relics to the National Museum yesterday in preparation for a three-month exhibition that will highlight jewellery from the Kingdom's past. National Museum Director Kong Vireak said the exhibition, which will begin next month, will primarily showcase a set of looted Angkorian jewellery recently recovered from the United Kingdom.

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  18. Cambodia's Hun Sen challenges EU and US to freeze assetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Reuters

    Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen encouraged the United States and European Union on Friday to freeze the assets of Cambodian leaders abroad in response to his government's crackdown on the opposition and civil society. Hun Sen, the strongman who has ruled Cambodia for more than three decades, has taken a strident anti-Western line ahead of a 2018 election and has dismissed donor criticism of the dissolution of the main opposition party.

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  19. Genocide Survivors Compose a Requiem for CambodiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The New York Times

    The dancer Chumvan Sodhachivy in "Bangsokol: A Requiem for Cambodia," written by Him Sophy and directed by Rithy Panh, both survivors of the Khmer Rouge's genocidal regime. The work's New York premiere is Friday at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

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  20. EU Cuts Cambodia Election FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Voice of America

    Riot police stand guard at a blocked street outside the supreme court in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Nov. 16, 2017. The court ultimately dissolved the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party, seen as another move by authoritarian Prime Minister Hun Sen to remove threats to his power ahead of elections next year.

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