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Sex slaves rescued from Japan

Cambodian and Japanese authorities have rescued seven Cambodian women forced into sexual slavery after being lured to Japan with the promise of restaurant jobs. ...

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Construction industry cooling down: analysts

Government revenue collected on property transfers and construction services dropped off by 25 percent last year, reflecting a slowdown of the Kingdom’s construction sector despite a surge in the reported value of investment in real estate development projects, according to analysts. ...

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Set of steps could cut carbon in half: report

Cambodia could reduce its projected carbon emissions by 57 percent over the next 30 years without taking a financial hit if it implements low-carbon development policies in five key sectors, according to a new report in the journal Energy Policy. ...

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Kingdom on the agenda

Prime Minister Hun Sen attended a dinner with Swiss company executives in Zurich on Monday, where he invited investors to join the upcoming ASEAN World Economic Forum (WEF), which Cambodia will host for the first time in May. ...

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Hundreds called in to defend voting rights

Hundreds of registered voters are being called in to a tribunal set up at the Interior Ministry compound in Phnom Penh this week to face questioning about whether they are Cambodian enough to participate in upcoming elections. ...

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Banker to lead Khmer-Chinese coterie

Banking pioneer Pung Kheav Se was appointed yesterday as president of the Association of Khmer-Chinese in Cambodia, succeeding Duong Chhiv, who retired after holding the post for 16 years. ...

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Cambodia-Thai rail link delayed again

The train service between Cambodia and Thailand, which was expected to begin operations early this year, may be delayed due to compensation issues with people living along a one-kilometer stretch of track in Poipet City. ...

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Land title total soars

Land titles were issued for nearly four million people involving 500,000 land plots last year, nearly two thirds of the total of seven million plots, the Land Ministry has reported. ...

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National Election Committee (NEC) releases first publication of the country’s new voter lists

On 03 January 2017, National Election Committee (NEC) issued the first publication of voter lists with the first total number of the 7,864,429 eligible voters and name of 8,346 eligible voters will be omitted. Citizens can go to check and confirm their name and personal data at 1,633 Commune and Sangkat across the country from the announcement day, or go to check online via the address www.voterlist.org.kh, or call to 1285 for Cellcard, Smart and Metfone users to get more information.  

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National Election Committee (NEC)

Result of voter registrations for commune elections 2017 from 01 September to 30 November 2016

On 01 December 2016, National Elections Committee (NEC) has released an announcement of voter enrollment across country after three-month registration started from 01 September to 30 November 2016. The figure shows that 7,873,194 people have already registered for the next Commune Elections, this number is equal to 81.47 % of the total number of potential voters older than 18.

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National Elections Committee (NEC)

Japan provides 305,314 USD for implementation of four projects

On 25 November 2016, under Japan’s economic cooperation framework, the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security​ Projects (“KUSANONE” Grant), the Government of Japan has agreed to provide US$305,314 in total to 4 recipient organizations. The Grant Contracts have been signed  between H.E. Mr. HORINOUCHI Hidehisa, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the Kingdom of Cambodia, and the representatives of the recipients respectively, to carry out the following projects: Constructing School Building at Chheu Teal Chrum Primary School in Veal Veng District, Pursat Province’ (US$58,800), Constructing School Building at Boeung Snuol Primary School in Bavel District, Battambang Province’ (US$81,818), Constructing School Building at Khlaing Primary School in Ba Phnum District, Prey Veng Province’ (US$82,355), Constructing Gynecology and Obstetrics Ward at Trapang Kraloeng Referral Hospital in Kampong Speu Province’ (US$82,341).

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Embassy of Japan in The Kingdom of Cambodia

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