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Australia’s ‘dance with dictators’: Country expected to stay mum on rights abuses with Asean leaders in town

While calls from all corners have demanded Australia take Cambodia to task – not only for its political crackdown but also for Prime Minister Hun Sen’s threats to beat up protesters on Australian soil – observers say any such confrontation is unlikely to materialise during ...

Erin Handley
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/australias-dance-dictators-country-expected-stay-mum-rights-abuses-asean-leaders

Riversgold to use IPO proceeds in its search for Mondulkiri gold

Riversgold, an Australian gold exploration startup, will use the proceeds of its upcoming initial public offering (IPO) to acquire and develop mineral exploration projects in Australia, the US and Cambodia, according to a company prospectus. ...

Cam McGrath
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/riversgold-use-ipo-proceeds-its-search-mondulkiri-gold

Mining licences of two Australian firms nixed

The Ministry of Mines and Energy revoked three mineral exploration licences from two different Australian mining firms that failed to meet work performance guidelines, it said​ on the 3rd of August in a release. ...

Post Staff
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/mining-licences-two-australian-firms-nixed

Australia confident military exercises to resume

A senior Australian military official yesterday said he was hopeful that counter-terrorism exercises would resume with Cambodia next year, after they were cancelled this year. ...

Khuon Narim
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5074961/australia-confident-military-exercises-resume/

Australia’s top brass in town

A senior Australian military official will visit Cambodia today and tomorrow to boost armed forces cooperation as part of a tour to strengthen peace in the region. ...

Cheang Sokha
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5074766/australias-top-brass-town/

Australia job request

Labor Minister Ith Samheng asked the new Australian ambassador yesterday if her country could take in seasonal workers from Cambodia, prompting disappointment from a number of civil society groups hoping the government would make more of an effort to create jobs here. ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/27980/australia-job-request/

Australia gives $36m for health improvement

Australia and Cambodia have agreed to enhance cooperation in the health sector, with Australia pledging $36 million for health improvements in the Kingdom. The commitment was made on Monday at the Health Ministry in a meeting between Minister Mam Bun Heng and newly appointed Australian Ambassador ...

Ven Rathavong
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/27702/australia-gives--36m-for-health-improvement/

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