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News Cambodia » People: Sweden threatens to review engagement with Cambodia

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-cambodia-sweden-politics/sweden-threatens-to-review-engagement-with-cambodia-idUSKBN1CO1KH
Publication date: hursday 19 October 2017

Hun Sen’s ruling Cambodia People’s Party (CPP) has launched a crackdown on its critics, including politicians, independent media and non-government groups. This week, parliament changed the law so that the CNRP’s seats can be shared amongst other ...

News Cambodia » People: ‘If it’s going to kill us, OK, we’ll die’: Villagers stand firm as Cambodian dam begins to fill

News channel or source: https://news.mongabay.com/2017/10/if-its-going-to-kill-us-ok-well-die-villagers-stand-firm-as-cambodian-dam-begins-to-fill/
Publication date: uesday 17 October 2017

It will also flood an area of 36,000 hectares, displacing an estimated 5,000 people in 854 households. Geographer Ian Baird, who was commissioned in 2008 by a coalition of Cambodian NGOs to research the impacts of the planned dam, concluded that 80,000 ...

News Cambodia » People: Cambodia Approves Laws to Distribute Opposition Parliamentary Seats to Government-Aligned Parties

News channel or source: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/cambodia/amendments-10162017172345.html
Publication date: Sunday 15 October 2017

Minutes before they were passed, Cheam Yeap, a senior member of parliament with Hun Sen’s ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) who represents the bloc of lawmakers that proposed the legislation, told reporters that the amendments were a byproduct of ...

News Cambodia » People: A ‘Requiem’ for Cambodian Genocide Victims Wants to Help Bring ‘Peace to the World’

News channel or source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/requiem-cambodian-genocide-victims-wants-help-bring-peace-world-n811116
Publication date: Wednesday 18 October 2017

Him said that composing the piece was complicated because it included people from different countries, languages, traditions and artistic disciplines. The show's team has lived and worked in Cambodia, Australia, and the United States. Post by NBC News.

News Cambodia » People: U.S. renews call for Cambodia to release opposition leader from prison

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/r-us-renews-call-for-cambodia-to-release-opposition-leader-from-prison-2017-10
Publication date: onday 16 October 2017

"Their tone is lighter. Before, they would bully so this means we are on the right path towards democracy and rule of law," Sok Eysan, a parliamentarian from Hun Sen's ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP), told Reuters. Cambodia's National Assembly voted ...

News Cambodia » People: People’s Army Newspaper debuts online Lao, Khmer editions

News channel or source: https://en.vietnamplus.vn/peoples-army-newspaper-debuts-online-lao-khmer-editions/119813.vnp
Publication date: hursday 19 October 2017

Hanoi (VNA) – The People’s Army Newspaper on October 20 launched its online editions in Lao and Khmer languages. It will support the efforts to intensify Vietnam’s traditional friendship with Laos and Cambodia and help Lao and Cambodian readers to ...

News Cambodia » People: Young and hungry Tola aims to make a mark in Cambodia tourism sector

News channel or source: http://www.ttgasia.com/2017/10/20/young-and-hungry-to-better-communities-through-tourism/
Publication date: hursday 19 October 2017

“I really wanted to use everything I had learned to help develop the country and help the disadvantaged and poor young people,” he said. Upon graduation five years ago, his ambition and drive immediately landed him a job with Cambodia Development Rural ...

News Cambodia » People: Hundreds of Cambodian Commune Chiefs Face Expulsion

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/hundreds-of-cambodian-commune-chiefs-face-expultion-months-into-job/4075652.html
Publication date: Wednesday 18 October 2017

But just months after tasting that triumph, Savuth’s promotion to chief may soon be annulled if the Cambodian People’s Party follows through with its plan to dissolve her party in an ongoing crackdown on opponents ahead of next year’s national election.

News Cambodia » People: 72 People Struck To Death In Cambodia

News channel or source: http://www.informationng.com/2017/10/72-people-struck-death-cambodia.html
Publication date: Sunday 15 October 2017

The National Committee for Disaster Management in Cambodia has revealed that about 72 people were killed by lightning in the country. Lightning killed 72 people in Cambodia in the first nine months of 2017, A senior disaster control official said on Friday.

News Cambodia » People: Can Tho, An Giang present gifts to the poor in Cambodia

News channel or source: http://english.vov.vn/society/can-tho-an-giang-present-gifts-to-the-poor-in-cambodia-360557.vov
Publication date: uesday 17 October 2017

... of the General Association of Vietnamese Cambodians in Cambodia Chau Van Chi thanked the overseas Vietnamese and Cambodian people for their practical support. A total 300 gifts were presented to families. Apart from gifts presented in Kongpong Speu ...