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News Cambodia » Battambang: Opposition lawmakers appeal for Sin Rozeth's safety

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Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

In them, 13 former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP ... She was then reprimanded by Battambang Governor Peng Sithy. The ex-lawmakers’ letter to CEDAW, meanwhile, points out that the harassment of Rozeth is uniquely concerning given that she was ...

News Cambodia » Battambang: Cambodian rail line to Thai border ready for test

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Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The southern section of the line, from Battambang to Phnom Penh ... It is expected to play a key role in facilitating trade and the movement of people between Cambodia and Thailand, with leaders from both countries having publicly committed to tripling ...

News Cambodia » Battambang: Date set for annual clean city day

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Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Late last month, three cities – Battambang, Kep and Siem Reap – received the Asean clean tourism award at the Asean Tourism Forum 2018, which was held in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Cambodia had entered seven cities into the Asean clean tourism city ...

News Cambodia » Battambang: Pregnancy tests and forced abortions reveal the darker side of KTV

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Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

4% from Pursat and Kampong Chhnang and 2% from Kampong Speu and Battambang. Nut Sophal, a representative of the Cambodia Food and Services Workers' Federation, said the women who work at KTV clubs were discriminated against by society, so most did not tell ...

News Cambodia » Battambang: Ministry of Commerce: Cambodia will not ban cement imports

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Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The spokesman for the Ministry of Commerce, Seang Thai reported that Cambodia imported 1.9Mt of cement in 2016 ... market will shortly be further boosted by Thai Boon Rong Cement and Battambang Conch Cement (1.7Mta) plants, which are currently under ...

News Cambodia » Battambang: The sound of silence: sexual abuse in Cambodia’s Buddhist pagodas

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Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Following reports that the abbot had previously served a series of short stints – no more than a year or two at a time – at a number of other pagodas across Siem Reap, Battambang and ... director of First Step Cambodia, a local NGO offering counselling ...

News Cambodia » Battambang: Just Looking: Arnoldo Hurtado’s Artscream

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Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The project expands upon his experience collaborating with Make Maek, a gallery in Battambang City, Cambodia. Noting that most residents were reluctant to enter into contemporary art spaces, despite the fact that Battambang City was home to one of the more ...

News Cambodia » Battambang: UN intervenes after army officer grabs villagers’ land

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Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

ADHOC provincial coordinator Srey Naren said he and a UN representative from the UNHCHR’s Battambang bureau visited the area ... a 64 square kilometre area recognised by Cambodia’s Ministry of Agriculture and protected under the UN’s REDD+ program ...

News Cambodia » Battambang: obituary_Som Oeun

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Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

Friends may gather from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Som Oeun was born in Battambang, Cambodia, to Oeun Eam and Siang Seang. At 9 months old, Som lost his vision. He grew up working as a farmer and merchant before he and his family moved from Cambodia ...

News Cambodia » Battambang: Fight for grassroots democracy in Cambodia sidelines U.S

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Publication date: Saturday 04 November 2017

BATTAMBANG, Cambodia (Reuters) - Sin Rozeth’s attempts to show the benefits of grassroots democracy to some of the poorest people in the Cambodian city of Battambang are in peril. The 30-year-old daughter of a vegetable seller became the head of Ochar ...