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No shortcut across Thai-Cambodian minefield

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha made a minor misstep in the minefield of Thai-Cambodian relations on the eve of his official visit to our neighbour last week. Prior to his departure for Phnom Penh, Prayut proposed an idea for joint development of Preah Vihear, the ancient temple ...

The Nations News Staff
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/opinion/No-shortcut-across-Thai-Cambodian-minefield-30246882.html

Reopening entrance to Preah Vihear Temple from Thai side "unnecessary": Cambodian FM

Cambodian foreign ministry spokesman Koy Kuong said Thursday that reopening an entrance to the 11th century Preah Vihear Temple from the Thai side was ” unnecessary” since the country has enough infrastructures to serve tourists to this world heritage temple. ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff
http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/reopening-entrance-to-preah-vihear-temple-from-thai-side-%22unnecessary%22:-cambodian-fm-7574

Hor Namhong to Visit Troops in Preah Vihear to Explain UN Ruling

Minister of Foreign Affairs Hor Namhong will on Saturday visit Royal Cambodian Armed Forces troops stationed in the Preah Vihear temple territory to explain the interpretation of the recent U.N. court ruling on the area, a Foreign Ministry official said. On November 11, the International ...

Phorn Bopha
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/author/phorn-bopha/

Tycoon back in firing line

For the second time in as many weeks, an NGO has accused tycoon Try Pheap of facilitating illegal logging in a protected forest during the election campaign and post-election period, and with the protection of authorities. In a report set to be released today by the ...

May Titthara
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tycoon-back-firing-line

Flood death toll rises to 13 in Cambodia

Flash floods have killed at least 13 people and affected about 3,000 families in Cambodia since early this month, a disaster control spokesman said Wednesday. Four provinces being hit by floods are Banteay Meanchey, Preah Vihear, Kampong Thom, and Kratie, Keo Vy, chief of the Cabinet ...

Global Times News Staff
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/806961.shtml#.Uh6rPdKBmN8

Fighting a different battle

Sok Ren’s eyes dart from side to side as he explains in a hushed tone why he’s been detained at military barracks in Preah Vihear province, rarely allowed to leave and under near constant surveillance, since July 31. While casting his ballot for the Cambodian People’s ...

May Titthara
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/fighting-different-battle

Landmine casualties in Cambodia down 36 pct in 7 months

Cambodia reported 74 landmine casualties in the first seven months of this year, down 36 percent from the 115 casualties over the same period last year, the figures of the Cambodia Mine Action Center (CMAC) said Tuesday. During the January-July period this year, 12 people were ...

Xinhuanet News Staff
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-08/27/c_132666679.htm

Flood death toll rises to 9 in Cambodia

Flash floods have claimed nine lives and affected about 5,300 families in Cambodia since last week, a disaster control spokesman said Friday. Keo Vy, chief of the Cabinet of the National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM), said five of the dead were children. ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-08/16/c_132635976.htm

Anti-tank mine explodes, killing 6 in Cambodia

Six farmers were killed on the spot and another one seriously injured after a home-made tractor ran onto an old anti-tank mine in northwestern Preah Vihear province, police chief confirmed Thursday. The accident occurred in a forest in Chom-ksan district when the tractor hit the mine ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-08/15/c_132632791.htm

Flash floods hit parts of Cambodia, killing seven people

Flash floods have been hitting some parts of three provinces in Cambodia and have claimed seven lives so far, officials said Monday. Keo Vy, chief of the Cabinet of National Committee for Disaster Management (NCDM), said northwestern Banteay Meanchey and Preah Vihear provinces as well as ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-08/12/c_132624526.htm

Tropical storm wreaks havoc

A tropical storm that raked Vietnam for the past two days has affected five Cambodian provinces, with severe flooding and damage in three of them. Tropical storm Mangkhut descended on Northern Vietnam on Wednesday and yesterday, deluging the Mekong River and flooding areas of Banteay Meanchey, ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tropical-storm-wreaks-havoc

Villagers blame rubber company

Villagers in Preah Vihear’s Kulen district are seeking the assistance of rights group Adhoc, claiming a Malaysian rubber company has stopped them from receiving land titles. Sok Yam, 48, one of the four representatives of the Sro Yong commune residents, said members of 72 families thumbprinted ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/villagers-blame-rubber-company

Land complaint filed

Four Preah Vihear villagers filed a complaint with rights group Adhoc yesterday, requesting help in gaining permission to farm 93 hectares of land the Provincial Forestry Administration barred them from last year. The four complainants represent 65 families who have farmed the area in Kolen district ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/land-complaint-filed

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