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Viet Nam, Cambodia boost religious ties

Viet Nam and Cambodia, at a high-ranking meeting in Phnom Penh yesterday, agreed to co-operate further to implement the co-operation agreements they signed in the field of religion and belief. Dung said the implementation of bilateral agreements signed in February this year would help to ...

Viet Nam News Staff
http://vietnamnews.vn/politics-laws/274915/viet-nam-cambodia-boost--religious-ties.html

Effort to curb violence against children gaining speed

The effort to reduce violence against children in Cambodia is gaining speed, with a boost from the Religion Ministry, which will highlight the Buddhist value of nonviolence as well as the practice of meditation in the country’s schools, according to ministry officials. ...

Srey Kumneth
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/13762/effort-to-curb-violence-against-children-gaining-speed/

Vietnam, Cambodia jointly renovate monuments

Vietnam and Cambodia have agreed to implement guidelines of the two countries’ Prime Ministers to examine and determine Vietnam-Cambodia friendship monuments to be repaired, renovated and restored, reports Vietnam News Agency. ...

Bernama News Staff
http://bit.ly/1zJIdwy

NA commission calls ministers over Bokor

The National Assembly’s Seventh Commission, which oversees tourism and culture, summoned four government ministers to answer questions yesterday regarding the development and future of Kampot province’s Bokor Mountain. ...

Taing Vida
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/na-commission-calls-ministers-over-bokor

Gov’t to discuss Bokor mountain management

Two government ministers will meet with a National Assembly commission on Monday to discuss a tourism management plan for Bo­kor Mountain, according to CNRP lawmaker Yem Ponhea­rith, who last month visited the mountain to inspect burial sites popular with Vietnamese tourists. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/govt-to-discuss-bokor-mountain-management-79257/

Structure removed from Buddhist Institute land

A temporary structure built on the Buddhist Institute’s land by Na­gaCorp, which added to swirling rumors late last year that the growing casino empire was planning to develop the land and prompted hundreds of monks to march in protest, has been removed. ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/structure-removed-from-buddhist-institute-land-75808/

Hun Sen tells King Buddhist Institute’s land not for sale

Government denials over the rumored development of the Buddhist Institute have reached the highest levels, with the prime minister penning a letter to the king to assure him the land is not for sale. In a letter addressed to King Norodom Sihamoni dated October 6 and ...

Khuon Narim
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/hun-sen-tells-king-buddhist-institutes-land-not-for-sale-69609/

Buddhist Institute is safe, minister tells National Assembly

Despite being hemmed in by construction on all sides as NagaWorld expands its casino empire in Phnom Penh, the Buddhist Institute will not be sold off or rented out, Cults and Religion Minister Min Khin told a National Assembly commission on Thursday. In May, the institute’s ...

Khuon Narim
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/buddhist-institute-is-safe-minister-tells-national-assembly-69526/

‘Fake’ Buddha must be monitored, Hun Sen says

Prime Minister Hun Sen has waded into the case of a man claiming to be a reincarnation of Buddha, ordering Cults and Religion Minister Min Khin to keep a close eye on the situation. Authorities say that Thean Vuthy, who dresses in white robes and sits ...

Khy Sovuthy
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/fake-buddha-must-be-monitored-hun-sen-says-65693/

Institute feeling crowded

Construction work at the site of Phnom Penh’s Buddhist Institute by Hong Kong-listed casino operator NagaCorp has caused concern among staff that the large development is driving away students. In recent days, a wall separating the institute from Hun Sen Park in Chamkarmon district’s Tonle Bassac ...

Chhay Channyda
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/institute-feeling-crowded

Cambodia urges religious leaders to help stop violence against children

Cambodia on Monday called on all religious leaders to help stop violence against children by making their followers fully aware of children’s rights, officials said. “We urge all religious leaders to use their religious texts and teachings to stop parents from using violence against children and ...

Global Times News Staff
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/850380.shtml#.UzElCPmSxqU

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