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  1. Australia plans to ship refugees to CambodiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | The Peninsula

    SYDNEY: Australia plans to start sending asylum-seekers to Cambodia by the end of the year and will pay the Southeast Asian nation Aus$40m to accept them. Immigration Minister Scott Morrison, who was due to sign a controversial resettlement deal in Phnom Penh later yesterday, defended the plan and said it would help fulfil the government's vow that no boat people would be resettled in Australia.

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  2. Protests over Australian deal to resettle asylum seekers in CambodiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | GlobalNews

    Australia and Cambodia signed an agreement Friday for asylum-seekers who are refused residency in Australia to instead be resettled in the impoverished Southeast Asian country criticized for its deteriorating human rights record. Australian Immigration Minister Scott Morrison and Cambodian Interior Minister Sar Kheng signed the memorandum of understanding to resettle an unspecified number of refugees currently held at an Australian-run detention camp on the tiny Pacific island nation of Nauru.

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  3. Cambodia, Australia ink asylum-seeker resettlement deal despite criticismRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | UAport

    26 - Cambodia and Australia signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the resettlement of refugees here on Friday despite criticism from some human rights group and civil society.

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  4. Australia offers new home to its would-be migrantsa in CambodiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | The Independent

    ... latest deal to divest itself of asylum-seekers fleeing torture, war and persecution. Under the secretive agreement, Cambodia will resettle an unspecified number of refugees currently held in an Australian-run detention centre on the Pacific island ...

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  5. Australia, Cambodia sign immigration dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    Phnom Penh and Canberra signed an agreement Friday for the resettlement of Australia-bound refugees in Cambodia, a deal the UN criticised as a "worrying departure from international norms". Under its hardline immigration policy Australia already sends asylum-seekers arriving by boat to camps on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea and the remote Pacific state of Nauru for processing and resettlement.

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  6. Cambodia: New deal with Australia signs away refugee rightsRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    A new low in Australia's deplorable and inhumane treatment of asylum seekers has been reached with a deal to apparently ship refugees to Cambodia, where respect for their human rights cannot be guaranteed, said Amnesty International. An agreement between the Australian and Cambodian governments to relocate refugees to the South-East Asian state is to be signed tomorrow, 26 September, in Phnom Penh by Cambodia's Minister of Interior and Australia's Minister of Immigration and Border Protection.

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  7. Cambodia's refugee deal with Australia criticized as danger to asylum seekersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Globe and Mail

    ... at the Ministry of Interior in Phnom Penh on Sept. 26, 2014. Australia plans to start sending asylum seekers to Cambodia by the end of the year and will pay the Southeast Asian nation $40 million to accept them. (TANG CHHIN SOTHY/AFP/GETTY IMAGES) ...

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  8. Australian deal to settle refugees in Cambodia slammed as 'new low'Read the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | Valley News Live

    Cambodia will accept refugees seeking asylum in Australia in return for A$40 million in aid, under a controversial, open-ended deal that has been criticized as "a new low" in Australia's treatment of asylum seekers. Australia's Immigration Minister Scott Morrison was in Phnom Penh Friday to sign the agreement, as protesters there demonstrated outside the Australian Embassy.

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  9. Refugees in Cambodia by end of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | NEWS.com.au

    ... their lives free from persecution," Mr Morrison said in a statement. "As a party to the Refugees Convention, Cambodia, while making countless efforts to develop the country after the civil war, is demonstrating its ability and willingness to ...

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  10. Should Australia's refugees be sent to Cambodia?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Newsday

    The handwritten sign said it all: "Australia pls kindly explain why you intend to transfer refugees from your country to Cambodia?" That question was one of several scrawled on paper placards and shouted by dozens of noisy demonstrators gathered at the Australian Embassy in the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh, on Friday. "If they are not good enough for Australia, why are they being dumped in Cambodia?" a protester with a loudhailer intoned. 48 comments

  11. Morrison a 'diplomatic embarrassment'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... inking the agreement that has provoked a storm of criticism, Mr Morrison stood and clinked champagne glasses with Cambodia's Interior Minister Sar Kheng, as it became clear to journalists corralled behind rope barriers that neither intended to ...

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  12. Minister a 'diplomatic embarrassment'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | The Age

    ... inking the agreement that has provoked a storm of criticism, Mr Morrison stood and clinked champagne glasses with Cambodia's Interior Minister Sar Kheng, as it became clear to journalists corralled behind rope barriers that neither intended to ...

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  13. Cambodian deal: what it means for refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Canberra Times

    Australian Immigration Minister Scott Morrison and Cambodian Interior Minister Sar Kheng hold a flute of champagne after signing a deal to resettle refugees from Australia to Cambodia. Photo: Omar Havana Phnom Penh: Refugees who agree to resettle in impoverished Cambodia under a controversial deal with Australia will be helped to find permanent accommodation only in rural areas or provincial towns outside of the capital.

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  14. Cambodians protest Aust asylum-seeker planRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | NEWS.com.au

    ... groups are protesting against Australia's decision to sign an agreement to resettle asylum-seekers in impoverished Cambodia. ABOUT 100 people, including Buddhist monks, have demonstrated outside Australia's embassy in Cambodia against a deal to have ...

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  15. Refugee deal to bring $35m in aidRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | Pnompenh Post

    Cambodia will receive $35 million in extra development assistance over the next four years in return for resettling refugees processed in Australian detention centres on the Pacific island of Nauru, Australian officials have revealed. Immigration Minister Scott Morrison divulged details of the secretive arrangement to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation this morning before departing to Phnom Penh to ink the deal with Interior Minister Sar Kheng.

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  16. Cambodians protest Australia resettlement Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    About 100 people, including Buddhist monks, have protested outside of Australia's embassy in Cambodia against a deal to be signed later Friday that will see asylum-seekers rejected by Australia resettle in Cambodia. A senior Australian minister says the bilateral agreement will cost the Australian government more than 10 million Australian dollars a year,.

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  17. Protests in Cambodia over refugee resettlement dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | ABC News

    MARK COLVIN: Protesters have gathered outside the Australian embassy in the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh, calling for their government not to sign the refugee settlement deal it's agreed with Australia. The memorandum of understanding would see refugees who intended to seek asylum in Australia, only to be sent to Nauru, resettled in Cambodia.

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  18. Lowcostbeds to increase direct contracts with Asia Pacific hotel partnersRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | Travelution

    Lowcostbeds is to forge more direct contracts with hotel partners across the Asia Pacific region following its debut at this month's Pata Travel Mart in Cambodia. The independent bedbank held meetings with buyers from travel agencies, tour operators and B2B accommodation specialists from India, Thailand, Singapore, China, Japan, Hong Kong, Myanmar, Vietnam and Australia.

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

    Sep 26, 2014 | The Age

    A deal between Cambodia and Australia to resettle refugees in the impoverished country was signed amid chinking champagne glasses and heckling journalists on Friday night in Phnom Penh. During the five-minute ceremony in a bare hall where tiny Australian and Cambodian flags sat on a table on the stage, Immigration Minister Scott Morrison and Cambodia's Minister of Interior, Sar Kheng ignored Khmer and Australian journalists who demanded more detail over the controversial deal that has cost the Australian Government $40 million in "development assistance".

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  20. Five Key Points On How To Make Chinese Tourists HappyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Forbes.com

    ... at the moment, attending the PATA Travel Mart, organized by PATA Pacific Asia Travel Association. The capital of Cambodia is in the middle of a thorough modernization process, with old and modern buildings, hole-in-the-wall and modern shopping malls ...

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