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Cambodia’s Ruling Party Just Held Senate Elections. It Won Every Seat

Cambodia’s ruling party swept the country’s Senate elections on Sunday, winning every seat in the legislature’s upper chamber in an all-but-predetermined contest that observers and analysts say is the latest symptom of the faltering political health of the southeast Asian country.

A Team of Conservationists Has Been Killed in an Ambush in Cambodia

A forest protection ranger, a military police officer and a conservation worker have been killed in an ambush in northeastern Cambodia where illegal logging and smuggling are rife.

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‘It’s not political’: Phnom Penh Post CEO on $3.9m tax bill

A large tax bill handed down to the Phnom Penh Post, Cambodia’s last remaining independent English-language newspaper, is part of an ongoing, “perfectly routine” audit negotiation process rather than an attack on free press, according to the paper’s CEO, Marcus Holmes. He added that such audits were hitting businesses across the country in a government effort to strictly enforce the years-old tax law.

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