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The Asian Development Bank will provide Cambodia with $30 million in loans for a five-year program designed to improve job training and employment prospects for women and poor people in the country, a statement released by the ADB on Friday says.

September 29, 2014

Officials at the Court of Appeal on Sunday said they would rule on Russian oligarch Sergei Polonsky’s extradition to Moscow as planned, refuting claims by the ex-billionaire’s lawyer last week that the case had been suspended.

December 2, 2013

Thousands of young Cambodians streamed into Phnom Penh’s Olympic Stadium on Sunday afternoon to attend a concert celebrating the 35th anniversary of the Solidarity Front for the Development of the Cambodian Motherland on Monday.

December 2, 2013

A district-level Environment Ministry official on Thursday retracted comments he made last week when he claimed proper monitoring of logging inside Ratanakkiri province’s Lumphat Wildlife Sanctuary was impossible because his ministry did not know the boundaries of private land concessions in the protected zone.

November 29, 2013

U.S. skateboarding legend Tony Hawk wrapped up a brief philanthropic tour of Cambodia by performing a series of increasingly difficult tricks in front of a cheering crowd of young fans at a skate park operated by local NGO Skateistan Cambodia in Phnom Penh Thursday.

November 29, 2013

The Motion Picture As­sociation of Cambodia, an independent body that aims to protect intellectual property, officially opened its doors Wednesday, vowing to put an end to the sale of pirated DVDs in Phnom Penh as its first order of business.

November 28, 2013

Former Environment Minister Mok Mareth on Tuesday accused the media of having “twisted the truth” in reporting on illegal logging in Ratanakkiri province, where rights groups and independent forestry monitors say the natural environment is being pillaged and ethnic minority communities impoverished by illegal loggers and agro-industry companies.

November 27, 2013

Senior CPP lawmaker Cheam Yeap on Monday defended his decision to leave the scene of a fatal traffic accident in Kandal province’s Kien Svay district on Friday morning, arguing that he had not broken the law because he had immediately called his lawyer after the crash and asked him to “solve the problem.”

November 26, 2013

Try Pheap Import Export earlier this year obtained the exclusive right to collect nearly 5,000 cubic meters of confiscated luxury timber, from provinces across the country, after paying the government some $3.4 million for the privilege, the Forestry Administration said Monday.

November 26, 2013

Senior CPP lawmaker Cheam Yeap left the scene of a fatal traffic accident in Kandal province’s Kien Svay district on Friday morning that occurred when the SUV he was traveling in collided head-on with a young couple on a motorbike, leaving the woman dead and her husband critically injured, police and witnesses said Sunday.

November 25, 2013
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