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32 Land Concessions Approved Since Moratorium

Despite a moratorium on the granting of new economic land concessions (ELCs), the government has approved at least 32 ELCs since Prime Minister Hun...

Residents Take to Their Roofs to Ask for President Obama’s Help

Residents living near Phnom Penh International Airport spray painted SOS and plastered pictures of U.S. President Barack Obama on the roofs of their homes...

Government Spokespersons Get Lessons in Handling the Press

“Sometimes you threaten the journalist: ‘Don’t publish this. If you publish this, you will have a problem.’ Then tomorrow, the journalist will print this.”...

Protesters Want Obama’s Support Over Evictions

About 100 residents embroiled in land disputes in Phnom Penh submitted a petition to the U.S. Embassy yesterday requesting that President Barack Obama raise...

Hun Sen Mourns Death of Land Program Student Volunteer

Prime Minister Hun Sen personally attended a mourning ceremony in Phnom Penh yesterday for a student volunteer in his land-titling program who was killed...

Court Issues Injunction Over Mfone Debt

The Norwegian energy firm Eltek Valere won an injunction from the Phnom Penh Municipal Court earlier this month against the Thai-owned mobile operator Mfone...

Hundreds Rally to Stop Forced Land Evictions

Hundreds of families from more than a dozen communities joined local human rights groups yesterday as they rallied outside the National Assembly for World...

Government Forms Commission to Evict Families Near Airport

Deputy Prime Minister Sok An yesterday approved the creation of a joint commission which will undertake the role of evicting hundreds of families living...

Mass Eviction Looms Ahead Of East Asia Summit

Hundreds of families living near Phnom Penh International Airport are facing imminent eviction from their homes as security preparations begin for world leaders who...

Thousands to Be Evicted From Riverbank

Nearly 2,000 families living on the bank of the Sekong River in Stung Treng province’s Siem Pang district will be evicted beginning in January...

Floods Force Evacuations in Northwest

Hundreds of families in Banteay Meanchey province were evacuated from their homes yesterday due to severe flooding, with authorities warning that more than 1,000...

Sok An Set to Return to Work Today

Deputy Prime Minister Sok An, who has been out of the country for several weeks receiving medical treatment, is set to meet a Thai...

Government Creates 4 New Fishing Conservation Areas

In an effort to increase fish stocks, the Ministry of Agriculture on Wed­nes­day adopted a sub-decree to create four conservation areas in Kandal, Kompong Cham,...

Garment Protest Turns Violent After Accord Fails

Violence erupted yesterday morning during a long-running protest at a Phnom Penh factory that produces clothing for international brands H&M, Gap and Levi Strauss...