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  1. Local gold sales spike following Brexit voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pnompenh Post

    Local shops dealing in gold reported a surge in activity following the United Kingdom's vote on Friday to leave the European Union - a decision that pushed international gold prices up sharply as worried investors sought a safe-haven asset. Gold prices in Cambodia - which have climbed steadily since the start of the year - surged another 6.5 per cent to reach $1,620 per damlung on Friday, from $1,520 on Thursday.

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  2. Banking service deemed poorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pnompenh Post

    ... ATM infrastructure and staff quality both scored poorly in a recent consumer survey of the banking industry. While Cambodia's crowded banking sector has enjoyed strong growth, the majority of consumers surveyed have cited dissatisfaction with ...

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  3. Christians safe on his watch, PM tells groupRead the original story

    Yesterday | Pnompenh Post

    Hun Sen assured representatives of Cambodia's Christian community on Saturday afternoon that they will face no persecution while he is in power. Speaking at Koh Pich City Hall, the prime minister announced he had extended his protection to the Kingdom's Christians.

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  4. CNRP leaders slated to meet Rainsy in ManilaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pnompenh Post

    CNRP leaders Kem Sokha and Sam Rainsy along with senior party members hold a meeting in Manila late last year to discuss action plans for the political climate in Cambodia. Photo supplied Four senior opposition officials will meet with leader-in-exile Sam Rainsy on Tuesday in the Philippines to discuss the heated political situation, as Prime Minister Hun Sen continues to raise the spectre of colour revolutions.

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  5. Woman charged over PM 'insult'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pnompenh Post

    ... the death of the premier could be considered freedom of expression in other countries, but that was not the case in Cambodia. "Even in the US, if someone says Obama is dead, the CIA and FBI will investigate it," he said. "I plead everyone to stop ...

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  6. Tests confirm Angkor boat made in 1207 ADRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pnompenh Post

    ... how the Khmer people were using the boat. "This finding will help to give us more shape to the history of Cambodia; there are many things we do not yet know about the reign of Jayavarman VII." "Before, we could see the image of the boat carved on ...

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  7. Chea Mony ends long run as FTU's presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pnompenh Post

    Toch Ser, the newly elected Free Trade Union president, talks to the media yesterday at a union congress in Phnom Penh. Free Trade Union president Chea Mony yesterday stepped down from the leadership role he assumed after the assassination of his brother 12 years ago, with the union finding Toch Ser as his successor during yesterday's annual congress.

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  8. Koh Kong fishermen struggle in the shadow of sand dredgersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pnompenh Post

    ... equipment was subsequently damaged, and the three men deny the charges, which a recent legal analysis by the Cambodia Centre for Human Rights slammed as lacking "any substantive evidence". The group's co-founder, Spanish national Alex Gonzalez ...

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  9. A scary incident with stray dogs in Cambodia convinced me that travel ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Silicon Alley Insider

    When I was 26, my husband and I spent nine months traveling the world as I navigated a career change . In Siem Reap, Cambodia, we made the mistake of going for a 7 a.m. run.

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  10. Taste the past at these 5 Asian colonial piles preserved as boutique hotelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | South China Morning Post

    From Malaysia to Myanmar, colonial-era hotels and mansions have been restored to offer tourists some of the finest contemporary accommodation anywhere While Hong Kong has been criticised for neglecting its architectural heritage, many Asian cities not only preserve but transform crumbling colonial estates into some of the region's finest contemporary boutique hotels. Here are some that have already been restored to their former glory, as well as Yangon's Strand Hotel, built in 1901, which reopens in November: Cambodia's colonial vestiges can be found everywhere, especially in the capital, Phnom Penh.

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  11. Cambodia opposition leader says PM is scaredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Cyprus Weekly

    ... is to remove the opposition party leadership, so now he is targeting me." Sokha became the acting head of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) when the party's leader, Sam Rainsy, was forced into exile late last year, also to avoid arrest. ...

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  12. Cambodia opposition leader, speaking at refuge, says PM is scaredRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Reuters

    Kem Sokha leader of the Cambodia National Rescue Party , arrives to visit fellow party members at the Prey Sar prison on the outskirts of Phnom Penh February 11, 2016. Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen speaks at an event to celebrate Children's Day in Phnom Penh May 31, 2016.

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  13. Cambodian-Americans Lobby for Human Rights ResolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Voice of America

    A Cambodian woman takes a photo of riot police standing behind bard wire at Freedom Park in Phnom Penh, May 1, 2014. U.S.-based Cambodian community activists are campaigning for a congressional resolution calling for human rights, democracy and the rule of law in Cambodia.

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  14. British backpacker, 26, found dead in his hotel bed on 'dream trip' ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | Daily Mail

    British backpacker, 26, found dead in his hotel bed on 'dream trip' to Cambodia by staff who were worried he'd 'overslept' A British backpacker has been found dead at a guest house in the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh, by staff who thought he had just overslept. Ira Tilley, 26, from Tynemouth, near Newcastle, had been travelling around South East Asia on the trip of a lifetime.

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  15. Saracens star Jim Hamilton kicks off community drive for big-hearted HKRURead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | South China Morning Post

    ... which saw eight weeks of rugby lessons delivered to young offenders. The HKRU's promising partnership with Cambodia's Krousar Thmey charity continues when 11 young deaf Cambodians arrive in Hong Kong on Friday for a four-day tour that will include a ...

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  16. Cambodia expects nearly 1 mln Chinese tourists in 2016: tourism ministerRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 25 | Xinhuanet

    Cambodia is expected to attract nearly 1 million Chinese tourists this year and up to 2 millions in 2020, tourism minister Thong Khon said on Saturday. The Southeast Asian country received 700,000 Chinese tourists in 2015, up 24 percent year-on-year, and in the first four months of 2016, the kingdom welcomed 275,000 Chinese tourists, up 13.6 percent if compared to the same period last year.

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  17. China insists direct negotiation to resolve South China Sea issue: expertsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 24 | Xinhuanet

    TOKYO, June 24, 2016 -- Wu Shicun , president of China's National Institute for South China Sea Studies, speaks during a press conference in Tokyo, Japan , June 24, 2016. China always insists direct and peaceful negotiation with relevant countries to resolve the South China Sea issue, Chinese experts said on Friday at the Japan's National Press Club.

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  18. Taiwan protests after Cambodia deports suspects to ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | The Washington Post

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - Taiwan protested after Cambodia deported 25 Taiwanese internet scam suspects to rival China in the latest snub of the self-ruled island. The 25 Taiwanese and 14 Chinese were deported on a special plane dispatched by the Chinese government on Friday, said the chief of the Cambodian Interior Ministry's Immigration Investigation Bureau, Gen.

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  19. Khmer Rouge Survivors Demand More ReparationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Voice of America

    ... state, Khieu Samphan, remain on trial. Kranh Tony, a representative of the Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) who helps oversee reparations, said without elaboration that the court is continuing to seek redress for survivors ...

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  20. Young British backpacker found dead in Cambodian guesthouse while on dream Asia tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Mirror.co.uk

    Ira Tilley, 26, was found dead in his bed at the guest house in the capital of Phnom Penh just weeks into his travels Ira Tilley, 26, had only been travelling for a few weeks when he was found in his bed at a guest house in the capital of Phnom Penh on Tuesday. Staff at the Mad Monkey Guest House made the tragic discovery when they realised he hadn't come out of his room, the Chronicle Live reported .

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