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Hundreds protest over land rows

More than 300 residents from five provinces gathered in front of the Botum Vatey Pagoda in Phnom Penh on Monday before marching to government institutions to submit petitions demanding that Prime Minister Hun Sen intervene in their long-running land disputes. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hundreds-protest-over-land-rows

Svay Rieng police halt training session for election observers

Police in Svay Rieng province on Saturday shut down a training session for 16 observers registered to monitor this Sunday’s commune elections, saying it had not been sanctioned by authorities, according to an organizer. ...

Phan Soumy and Hannah Hawkins
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/svay-rieng-police-halt-training-session-for-election-observers-2-130568/

Agriculture minister goes on defensive

Agriculture Minister Veng Sakhon yesterday defended his ministry amid complaints by farmers of low yields during dry season, rising costs of production and a lack of markets to sell their produce, saying that other ministries and sectors also shared responsibility. ...

Touch Sokha
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/agriculture-minister-goes-defensive

Cash influx a band-aid for failing rice sector

As the government scrambles to buoy a rice sector suffering from crashing paddy prices and fierce international competition, Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday lauded the government officials and “generous businesspeople” who heeded calls for emergency funds. ...

Janelle Retka and Kuch Naren
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/cash-influx-band-aid-failing-rice-sector-118340/

Justice deferred: ‘The 23’ look forward to appeal date

The Appeal Court has set a date to hear the case of 23 garment workers and unionists who were convicted in May in connection with violent protests calling for a doubling of the sector’s minimum wage.​ ...

May Titthara
http://phnompenhpost.com/national/justice-deferred-%E2%80%98-23%E2%80%99-look-forward-appeal-date

Medical trips await 9 of 23

Nine of the group of 23 workers and labour activists who were released from custody and given suspended sentences on Friday over January’s garment employee protests will receive medical care in Thailand, rights group Licadho said yesterday. A number of the men were beaten by security ...

Meas Sokchea
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/medical-trips-await-9-23

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