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Cambodia continues to deny Taiwan's request to establish representative office

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Monday (Nov. 18) that Cambodia has yet to approve the Taiwanese government’s request to establish a representative office in the country after Taiwanese business owners complained about the inconvenience of document processing. ...

Ching-Tse Cheng
https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3820080

Rights group wants EU sanctions

The International Federation for Human Rights has urged the European Union to pressure the Cambodian government to cease its crackdown on civil society and the political opposition. ...

May Titthara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50113878/rights-group-wants-eu-sanctions/

Moody’s maintains sovereign debt rating

Global credit rating agency Moody’s Investors Services has maintained Cambodia’s B2/stable sovereign rating, stating in its latest credit opinion on the Cambodian government that the rating was underpinned by the Kingdom’s credit strengths, specifically its healthy growth prospects and a stable external payments position. ...

Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/moodys-maintains-sovereign-debt-rating

RISDA To Open Two Plantations In Cambodia

The Rubber Industry Smallholders Development Authority (RISDA) is opening two plantations in Cambodia, its director-general Datuk Wan Mohamad Zuki Mohamad said Wednesday. He said discussions had been held with the companies that would be tasked with managing the plantations last week. “We are now awaiting approval ...

http://www.bernama.com.my/bernama/v7/ge/newsgeneral.php?id=964158

Congressional Hearing in US Pushes Cut to Cambodian Aid

At a congressional hearing in Washington on Tuesday that scathingly rebuked Prime Minister Hun Sen and his ruling CPP, a U.S. lawmaker called for legislation to cut American aid to Cambodia following the national election on July 28. Representative Steve Chabot, who chaired the House Subcom­mittee ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/congressional-hearing-in-us-pushes-cut-to-cambodian-aid-34389/

Task of Obtaining Passport Is Adding To Illegal Migration Problem

Thousands of Cambodians cross the border via illegal checkpoints into Thailand every year. Some end up working in slave-like conditions on illegal fishing trawlers. Others work in factories while getting paid under the table. It is often a last resort fraught with danger and uncertainty and ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/task-of-obtaining-passport-is-adding-to-illegal-migration-problem-30629/

Cambodian maids to earn at least RM1,020 a month

Salaries which start at S$420 (RM1,020.76), and no placement fees from employers. These proposals were part of a document the Cambodian government sent to selected maid agents, as Singapore moves ahead with a pilot scheme to see how well Cambodian maids adapt to life here. The ...

http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2013/5/31/asia/13179787&sec=asia

Cambodian greens see red in upcoming dams

For Meach Mean, a veteran campaigner against hydropower dams in Cambodia’s northeast, this year has brought a double dose of bad news. First, he says, two Chinese hydropower companies have begun feasibility studies into a pair of dams planned for tributaries of the Mekong River ...

http://www.gulf-times.com/environment/231/details/353963/cambodian-greens-see-red-in-upcoming-dams

Cambodia: A rising star with a falling reputation?

Cambodia’s reputation as a standard-bearer for apparel workers’ rights is wearing thin – and yet the country is a rising star when it comes to attracting foreign investment and increasing exports. There are many reasons to deter brands and retailers from sourcing clothing in Cambodia. The Kingdom ...

http://www.just-style.com/analysis/a-rising-star-with-a-falling-reputation_id117944.aspx

Wildlife group busts illegal loggers in Cambodia

An illegal logger in Cambodia has dropped an address book during a bust, leaving behind details of corrupt government officials and spying rangers. The man fled after being intercepted by police over an illegal haul of rare rosewood in Koh Kong province earlier this month. . “We ...

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-05-23/an-wildlife-group-busts-illegal-loggers-in-cambodia/4709882

EU Won’t Investigate Land Concessions—for Now

The trade commissioner and foreign affairs representative of the European Union (E.U.) have turned down a request from 13 members of the European Parlia­ment that they immediately investigate Cambodia’s much criticized economic land concessions, but said they were monitoring the issue closely. In a March letter ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/eu-wont-investigate-land-concessions-for-now-25194/

Government Denies Reports on Mining Corruption and Hun Sen

The Cambodian government on Thursday dismissed media reports in Australia linking Prime Minister Hun Sen to a mining company under investigation there for corruption. Earlier this week, The Age newspaper reported on Australian documents that described officials from BHP Billiton seeking a special meeting with Hun ...

http://www.voacambodia.com/content/government-denies-reports-on-mining-corruption-and-hun-sen/1630623.html

Cambodia begins to construct 3-storey stock market building in capital center

Cambodia’s Securities Exchange (CSX) on Monday broke ground for the construction of a 3-storey building in the heart of Phnom Penh, the country’s capital. “The construction of the building reflects the government’s firm stance in developing the stock market and the building will build ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-01/28/c_132133406.htm

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