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Cambodia, Seychelles sign 6 deals to pave way for cooperation

Cambodia and Seychelles on Thursday inked six documents to pave the way for bilateral cooperation in the fields of politics, trade, investment, tourism, agriculture, and air services. The deals were made during the two-day visit of Seychelles Foreign Minister Jean-Paul Adam to Cambodia. ...

Xinhuanet News Staff
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/africa/2014-10/16/c_133721159.htm

Cambodia’s tourism steady

Cambodia’s tourist arrivals registered a 4.7% growth in March according to the country’s statistics and tourist Information Department. The country attracted 400,076 visits compared to 382,206 during the same month last year. Released by the Ministry of Tourism, late last week, data showed Vietnam led the field ...

Wanwisa Ngamsangchaikit
http://www.ttrweekly.com/site/2014/05/cambodias-tourism-steady/

Trafficker gets 10 years

The manager of Giant Ocean International, a now-defunct recruitment firm notorious for abuse scandals, was sentenced yesterday to 10 years in jail for trafficking hundreds of Cambodian fishermen to work in slave-like conditions overseas. Taiwanese national Lin Yu-shin, who ran the firm, was arrested in May ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea and Laignee Barron
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/trafficker-gets-10-years

Taiwanese firm in court over trafficking fishermen to Africa

A Taiwanese woman and five associates charged with trafficking Cambodians to work in slave-like conditions on fishing boats off the coast of Africa had their case heard by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Wednesday. Lin Yu Shin, the 54-year-old owner of the now defunct Giant ...

Eang Mengleng
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/taiwanese-firm-in-court-over-trafficking-fishermen-to-africa-55673/

Government says drug seizures, trafficking rose in 2013

Drug seizures jumped last year, while drug arrests remained relatively steady, according to the annual report from the National Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD) released Monday. As in 2012, methamphetamine retained its position as the most commonly seized type of drug. Police confiscated 17.3 kg of methamphetamine ...

Khy Sovuthy
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/government-says-drug-seizures-trafficking-rose-in-2013-54862/

Japan, U.S. to help empower women in Cambodia, Myanmar

The Japanese and U.S. governments are set to launch a joint project to help empower women in developing countries in Asia, including Cambodia and Myanmar, as well as Africa, officials of both governments said Saturday. The two governments came up with the project as both Prime ...

Global Post News Staff
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/kyodo-news-international/140209/japan-us-help-empower-women-cambodia-myanmar

Cambodia posts sharpest increase in rice output among major producers

Cambodia posted the sharpest increase in production among the world’s major rice producers between 2000 and 2010, the Food and Agricultural Organization said in a report released Wednesday. The 2013 edition of the UN agency’s Statistical Yearbook showed that Cambodia was the world’s 12th largest rice ...

http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=13&token=OTRlZjk2Yzg3OTd

Burkina Faso expresses desire to strengthen ties with Cambodia

Burkina Faso is willing to promote bilateral relations and cooperation with Cambodia in all fields for mutual benefits, Hunbert Haddab, the special adviser of Burkina Faso’s President Blaise Compaore, said Monday. Speaking during a meeting with Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Hor Namhong, Hunbert ...

http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/788098.shtml#.UbfSLSKyIi4

Cambodia scores high marks for renewable energy

Cambodia’s share of modern biomass in total energy consumption is among the highest in the world, according to a report released Tuesday by the World Bank and the International Energy Agency. The report also found that growth in Cambodia’s dependence on renewable energy excluding traditional biomass ...

http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=15&token=MjRiYTU0NzYyNTR

Trafficked numbers rising

Their stories have become all too familiar – Cambodian fishermen enslaved on fishing boats after being promised lucrative jobs overseas. They’re also becoming increasingly common. Anti-trafficking NGOs told the Post this week that they have noticed an exponential increase in the number of trafficking complaints from ...

Danson Cheong
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013052265773/National/trafficked-numbers-rising.html

Cambodia enjoys travel growth

Cambodia’s tourist arrivals registered a 19.9% growth in February according to the country’s statistics and tourist Information Department. The country welcomed 385,760 visits compared to 321,870 during the same month in 2012. Released by the Ministry of Tourism, Monday, data showed neighbouring Vietnam was the top supplier ...

http://www.ttrweekly.com/site/2013/05/cambodia-enjoys-travel-growth/

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