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China urged to fund mining school

The Ministry of Mines and Energy is in talks with the Chinese government to build a research and training school, in order to boost the staffing capabilities of the country’s growing mining industry, according to a senior ministry official. Following recent news that gold deposits ...

May Kunmakara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/28625/china-urged-to-fund-mining-school/

Angkor Gold hits the jackpot

Angkor Gold Corp., a Canada-based mineral exploration company with operations in Cambodia, has completed its exploration and analysis of ground samples at its Koan Nheak site in Mondulkiri province. Around 31.8 grams per ton (g/t) of gold were found in the samples, according to a ...

Sum Manet
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/28560/angkor-gold-hits-the-jackpot/

Luxury tourism slowly on the rise

A helicopter flight tour to Preah Vihear is just one part of the 10-day Cambodia Immersion for Millionaires Tour launched this week. The cost per person? $25,000. According to Christopher Gramsch, sales manager for organiser Khiri Travel Cambodia, there is increasing demand among high-spending travellers and ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013042565220/Business/luxury-tourism-slowly-on-the-rise.html

Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam parliamentarians meet in Cambodia to boost Development Triangle Area

Parliamentarians of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam gathered in Cambodia’s northeastern Mondulkiri province on Wednesday to discuss the parliaments’ role in supporting the three countries’ Development Triangle Area, according to a media release from Cambodian National Assembly. Speaking at the opening of the two-day meeting, the ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-04/24/c_132336947.htm

Hun Sen’s Land Titles Receive Rare Praise From Germany

Since Prime Minister Hun Sen announced an ambitious new plan some 10 months ago to make nearly half a million families official land owners, hardly a week goes by that a rural community does not complain of local officials trying to scam the project. But when ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/hun-sens-land-titles-receive-rare-praise-from-germany-17312/

Work begins on new friendship bridge to Cambodia

Construction began yesterday on a bridge crossing an upstream section of the Vam Co Dong River that borders Cambodia. The US $2.2-million friendship bridge will link the southern province of Tay Ninh with Cambodia’s Prey Veng Province at the Tan Nam – Mean Chay border gate ...

http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=15&token=YzczMTk5OTQ2MDY

Initial Mapping For Communal Titles Underway in Mondolkiri

Initial mapping of three ethnic minority Banong communities in Mondolkiri province got underway yesterday, a critical step in their plans to gain much coveted communal titles to their ancestral land. Established by the 2001 Land Law, communal land titles were designed specifically to protect the ancestral ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Banong Families Receive Communal Land Tiles

Seventy-two ethnic minorities Banong families received communal titles to a combined 1,008 hectares of ancestral land in Mondolkiri province yesterday morning in a ceremony attended by Land Management Minister Chhun Lim. Communal titles were designed to protect the ancestral lands of the country’s minorities from outside ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Renaissance upgrades Okvau

Shares in Renaissance Minerals jumped after the company announced a 1.2 million ounce gold resource at its Okvau deposit in Cambodia. Emerging from the trading halt this morning, the company revealed an indicated and inferred resource of 15.6 million tonnes at 2.4 grams per tonne gold ...

http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/business/a/-/national/16325176/renaissance-upgrades-okvau/

Hun Sen Again Orders Stop to Illegal Logging

Prime Minister Hun Sen has again ordered local officials to step up their efforts to stop illegal timber being cut down and transported from Cambodia’s forest’s in response to an apparent rise in forest crimes. Thousands of cubic meters of luxury wood, as well as ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/

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