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  1. Deal: Cambodia to resettle refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Age

    ... development agencies and church groups have also questioned how the money offered will not be pocketed by the Hun Sen regime. "The $40 million being paid to the Cambodia government will end up in the pockets of the senior ministers who have done ...

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  2. Protest outside Australian embassyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... development agencies and church groups have also questioned how the money offered will not be pocketed by the Hun Sen regime. "The $40 million being paid to the Cambodia government will end up in the pockets of the senior ministers who have done ...

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  3. Grim life awaits refugees in CambodiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Age

    ... tralia over the next four years in return for the country taking refugees. Cambodia's government, ruled by strongman Hun Sen, has a long history of playing politics with refugees and using them as bargaining chips in bilateral relations

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  4. Salary hike in the making for local officialsRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Pnompenh Post

    ... to build, he wondered aloud what had happened to the funds that were allocated but not spent. Prime Minister Hun Sen last month announced similar pay rises in the education sector, with some 110,000 education officers being bumped up to 500,000 riel ...

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  5. Refugee deal to bring $40m in aidRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Pnompenh Post

    ... in secrecy since it was first broached by Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop in a meeting with Prime Minister Hun Sen in February. Minister of Interior Sar Kheng told reporters in Phnom Penh yesterday that the plan will initially involve a ...

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  6. PM wins war against cigarettes, so he saysRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Pnompenh Post

    Prime Minister Hun Sen announced during a speech yesterday that he had completely quit smoking after more than 10 failed attempts. "I was not struggling against natural disasters or others - I was struggling against myself, and I announce today absolute success in my attempt to quit smoking," Hun Sen said to graduates from Chamroeun University of Poly-Technology.

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  7. Hun Sen quits smoking after 14 yearsRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Bangkok Post

    "I announce today that I have successfully stopped smoking cigarettes after struggling to quit for more than 14 years," he said during a graduation ceremony in Phnom Penh. "I have successfully stopped smoking for eight months already and there is no more smell of cigarettes in my house now," he added.

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  8. Human Rights Watch Says Australia/Cambodia Deal Puts Refugees at RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Kansas City InfoZine

    ... human rights situation in Cambodia raises further concerns about the security of refugees transferred there. The Hun Sen government severely restricts the rights to freedom of expression, assembly, and association, and state security forces ...

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  9. Cambodian PM Quits Smoking After Nearly 15 YearsRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Malaysian National News Agency

    Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Thursday he has successfully quit smoking after trying to drop the habit for more than a decade, Xinhua news agency reported. "I have successfully given up smoking after struggling to quit for nearly 15 years," he said at a graduation ceremony for more than 2,000 students at Chamroeun University of Poly-Technology.

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  10. Australia/Cambodia: Deal Puts Refugees at RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Humans Rights Watch

    ... human rights situation in Cambodia raises further concerns about the security of refugees transferred there. The Hun Sen government severely restricts the rights to freedom of expression, assembly, and association, and state security forces ...

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  11. Gateway to Cambodia: The Mysterious Couple Who Bring Investments In To CambodiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Forbes.com

    ... with military complicity, according to Global Witness. (When these charges were first aired a decade ago, Hun Sen publicly attacked the report, telling journalists that "Global Witness has lied before, and today they are lying again.") Pheapimex has ...

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  12. Morrison to sign refugee resettlement deal with CambodiaRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | ABC News

    ... communists invaded Cambodia, deposed the monstrous and genocidal Khmer Rouge, and in 1985, a man they backed, Hun Sen, became Cambodia's leader. He's still there, at the head of what's often been described as an elective dictatorship. And now, full ...

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  13. Refugees bound for CambodiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... was negotiated amid a crackdown on dissent and anti-government rallies in Phnom Penh where strongman Prime Minister Hun Sen has ruled with an iron-fist for more than three decades. Mr Hun Sen was a former cadre of the murderous Khmer Rouge in the ...

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  14. Thai junta hounds opposition across bordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | The Japan Times

    ... Thanasak Patimapakorn, also the current chief of defense forces, visited Cambodia. Thanasak met with Prime Minister Hun Sen. The mood of a celebration was upbeat. After the meeting, Cambodia declared that Thanasak's visit was meant to improve ...

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  15. Health, education nearly doubled in budget policyRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | Pnompenh Post

    The government aims to nearly double health and education spending by 2018, according to a guiding policy document officially launched by Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday. However, critics were quick to point out that ambitious government expenditure commitments on paper have often failed to be met in practice.

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  16. Students demand to see internet lawRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | Pnompenh Post

    ... then with the Ministry of Interior," he said. "Then we heard it was being reviewed by a son of Prime Minister Hun Sen [Hun Manet] who has counterterrorism expertise." "This draft law does not fully respect human rights in terms of freedom of ...

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  17. NGO positive NA wants to tackle corruptionRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | Pnompenh Post

    ... commission will "directly work and cooperate" with TI, despite its controversial reports. "Although Prime Minister Hun Sen has always criticised Transparency International Cambodia, the anti-corruption commission still considers [it] to be a good ...

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  18. PM backs Obama on ISRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | Pnompenh Post

    Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday offered his symbolic support to President Barack Obama as the United States gathers a coalition to ramp up its campaign against the Islamic State militant group. "I would like to affirm that for Cambodia's stance on [IS], we would like to participate [by offering] political will for cooperation in the fight against [IS] after the announcement [of the expanded campaign] by Obama," Hun Sen told hundreds of government officials at the launch of the National Strategic Development Plan 2014-2018.

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  19. The rules of engagementRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | Pnompenh Post

    Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday said he supported the summoning of government ministers for questioning by National Assembly commissions, as it allowed for problems between the ruling and opposition parties to be solved in parliament instead of in the streets. But his conciliatory words came amid opposition and civil society outcry over a recent circular from National Assembly President Heng Samrin that seemingly lays down restrictive rules on those same commissions.

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  20. Plan targets $26.8B in investmentRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | Pnompenh Post

    ... investment. Referring to the global economic downturn and the unpredictability of natural disasters, Prime Minister Hun Sen stressed the importance yesterday of financial planning. "Even if [these events occur], based on the plan of the national ...

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