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Hydro dam does little for locals, study finds

Most families immediately downstream of Cambodia’s first major hydropower dam are worse off than they were before the project, according to a new study by U.K. researchers that urges the government to pay more attention to impacts on local residents as it gears up for ...

Zsombor Peter and Khuon Narim
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/hydro-dam-does-little-for-locals-study-finds-92523/

One dead after Cambodian, Vietnamese fishermen clash

A Cambodian man was left dead after a group of fishermen from Kampot province clashed with Vietnamese fishermen while at sea on Sunday evening, according to officials. ...

Sek Odom
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/one-dead-after-cambodian-vietnamese-fishermen-clash-89639/

Gov’t seeks World Heritage protection for three cities

The Cambodian government plans to formally request that Unesco give three of the country’s provincial capitals World Heritage protection, state news agency Agence Kampuchea Presse (AKP) reported Friday.​ The cities are the capitals of Battambang, Kampot and Kratie provinces, according to the AKP.​ ...

Ouch Sony
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/govt-seeks-world-heritage-protection-for-three-cities-76374/

Hun Sen’s student volunteer land-titling program under fire

More than a year after Prime Minister Hun Sen’s land-titling program was suspended in the lead-up to the 2013 national elections, it has still not begun again despite government claims that the program would resume following the poll. The unfinished work left by student volunteers, who ...

Ben Sokhean and Holly Robertson
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/hun-sens-student-volunteer-land-titling-program-under-fire-65503/

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