Cambodia Newswire (Page 8)

Cambodia Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Cambodia. (Page 8)

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  1. Your daily briefing on ChinaRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 13 | Xinhuanet

    ... all experienced anti-doping officials, will also work out education programs specific for each sport. PHNOM PENH, Cambodia -- The China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) promoted the "Beautiful China" campaign here on Wednesday evening, aimed ...

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  2. Cambodian books show 'girls can do anything'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Egypt Today

    ... to save her village to a female cicada defying the odds to join a flying contest, a new children's book project in Cambodia is seeking to inspire girls to fight stereotypes and male dominance. The vividly illustrated e-books in the local Khmer ...

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  3. Boreys not yet a priority for Siem Reap localsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Pnompenh Post

    The rise of borey developments in Phnom Penh is being met with a relatively healthy demand response, but the market dynamics are proving more mixed for borey projects in Siem Reap. As the capital of Cambodia, Phnom Penh is inhabited by more than 1.5 million people who live and work in the city.

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  4. Expressway could start construction before end of 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Pnompenh Post

    ... the seaside town of Sihanoukville. Lim Sidanin, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Public Works and Transport of Cambodia, only gave a short remark on the upcoming expressway, stating the project was now in the hands of the Ministry of Economics ...

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  5. Oxley WorldBridge to launch luxury residential projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Pnompenh Post

    ... citing Borey Peng Hout as one dwelling that was attracting wealthy citizens. Housing Development Association of Cambodia president Ly Hour agreed that areas along National Road 1 were well primed for residential development. He added: "The sales of ...

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  6. Ministry orders worker surveyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Pnompenh Post

    ... and then make a comparison with the NIS results," she added, referring to the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia. National Institute of Statistics Director Hang Lina said she was yet to be notified about the survey but confirmed that the ...

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  7. Flashy Russian tycoon convicted in MoscowRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Pnompenh Post

    ... embezzlement in Moscow yesterday. AFP Sergei Polonsky, the flamboyant Russian businessman once jailed in Cambodia for allegedly threatening a group of boatmen with a knife, was sentenced to five years' imprisonment in a Moscow court yesterday for ...

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  8. Chinese-built dam in Cambodia to start testing operationRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 12 | People's Daily Online

    The Lower Sesan II Hydropower Plant, which is Cambodia's biggest hydropower dam, will begin testing its first-phase operation on July 15 after more than three years of construction, the Electricity Authority of Cambodia said on Wednesday. The 400-megawatt hydropower dam, situated in northern Cambodia's Stung Treng province, is a joint venture between China's Hydrolancang International Energy holding 51 percent of the stake, and Cambodia's Royal Group and Vietnamese EVN International Joint Stock Company possessing 39 percent and 10 percent, respectively.

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  9. Chinese dominate Angkor marathon entriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Pnompenh Post

    The fourth Angkor Empire Marathon and other added attractions like the 21km, 10km and 3km fun run will race through the breathtaking surrounds of the World Heritage Site of the Angkor Wat temple complex on August 6, with runners from the world's most populous nation China heading overseas entries from 51 countries. Responding to Cambodia's major push this year to encourage Chinese tourists, over 700 runners from the Asian powerhouse have so far registered out of the 1,500, far outnumbering other nationalities.

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  10. Child labour identified in Siem ReapRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Pnompenh Post

    A boy pushes a cart of wood at a brick factory in Kandal province last year. In a recent report, the National Committee for Counter Trafficking identified two cases of child labour at brick factories in Siem Reap.

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  11. Newly elected must declare assets: ACURead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Pnompenh Post

    ... of the Anti-Corruption Law to require asset declaration be made publicly accessible," Transparency International Cambodia Director Preap Kol said. "We hope the Government and concerned parties will consider this proposal." The organisation ...

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  12. Cambodian Children's Books Show 'Girls Can Do Anything'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Voice of America

    From a girl who builds a flying bike to save her village to a female cicada defying the odds to join a flying contest, a new children's book project in Cambodia is seeking to inspire girls to fight stereotypes and male dominance. The vividly illustrated e-books in the local Khmer language tell the stories of eight different female characters who overcome challenges through courage and ingenuity under the tagline "Girls Can Do Anything."

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  13. Woman arrested for Kem Ley remarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Pnompenh Post

    ... for Ley's death earlier this week, Heng Leakhena, dressed in a shirt and cap bearing the logo of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party, uploaded a video of herself accusing the premier of orchestrating the murder of the widely admired ...

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  14. Pub Street and Angkor night market of Cambodia's Siem Reap are captivating places for touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | Merinews

    During my trip to Siem Reap in Cambodia in the last week of April, I spent some night hours at the famous Pub Street where one could have beer, taste a variety of food, listen to loud music and join the mob for dancing with the phosphorescent lights in the background. Those who are interested in shopping, the Angkor night market is located in the lanes of the Pub Street.

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  15. 5 things to keep busy with this weekRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 29 | Pnompenh Post

    Drawing a blank on what to do this week? Tired of the same old watering holes? Spice up your nights with some activities that we've carefully curated for the novelty-seeker in you. For a full list of what's on in the week ahead, pick up a copy of The Post or subscribe to our PDF edition .

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  16. Ambitious Cambodian Dance Troupe Honors Artistic Traditions in New WaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | Voice of America

    Prumsodun Ok, a Cambodian-American born to refugee parents, knew he wanted to be an "apsara" dancer from the age of 4, when he was entranced by a performance captured on one of his family's home movies. No matter that the dance dated back to the seventh century, or that traditionally apsaras were beautiful, heaven-born females, destined to entertain gods and kings at the Angkor temples in the ancient Khmer Empire , modern-day Cambodia.

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  17. Sokha tells locals CPP's time coming to an 'end'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | Pnompenh Post

    ... Kampong Speu, Sokha, now in the third week of his post-election tour, said that the unprecedented gains made by the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) boded poorly for the CPP, with time running out ahead of the July 2018 national election. "Even ...

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  18. Firm distances itself from director's arrestRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 29 | Pnompenh Post

    Representatives of SC Capital, a local diversified real estate company, have distanced the firm from fraud charges brought against one of its directors, who was arrested last week while reportedly attempting to flee the country. Police arrested Eng Wei Khiong, 34, a Singaporean national also known as Jackie Eng, at Phnom Penh International Airport on June 23 after the Interior Ministry issued a warrant for his arrest in connection with an investment scheme that allegedly cheated up to 100 Cambodians out of nearly $3 million.

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  19. Roadwork to cause electricity supply cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | Pnompenh Post

    A technician installs new electrical lines on a power cable in central Phnom Penh in 2015. Electricite du Cambodge announced power suspensions from June 29 to July 2 in Phnom Penh, Kandal and Kampong Speu provinces State-run energy provider Electricite du Cambodge will cut the power supply in some areas of Phnom Penh, Kandal and Kampong Speu provinces when electrical lines are moved to make way for the expansion of National Road 5. According to a statement released yesterday, EdC said the dismantling and installation of electrical lines will take place from June 29 to July 2, between 9am and 5pm.

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  20. Blaze damages casino in Bavet; none injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | Pnompenh Post

    ... according to local authorities. Send Sela, the governor of the town, a popular gambling destination on the Vietnam-Cambodia border, was at the scene. He said the fire destroyed parts of the ceiling, roof and floor, as well as chairs, sofas and other ...

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