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ELC in Nature Preserve Is Illegal, Government Spokesman Says

An “unofficial” land concession granted earlier this year to an agro-industry firm that has logged luxury hardwood in Ratanakkiri province’s Lumphat Wildlife Sanctuary is in violation of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s 2012 moratorium on new economic land concessions (ELCs), a government spokesman said Tuesday. Phay Siphan, ...

Aun Pheap and Ben Woods
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/elc-in-nature-preserve-is-illegal-government-spokesman-says-47379/

Cambodian Prime Minister calls on Japan for more tourists, investors

Prime Minister Hun Sen of Cambodia has called upon Japanese counterpart Yoshihiko Noda for his support in encouraging more investments and tourism from Japan to help strengthen bilateral ties between the two Asian nations. The request was made at a meeting on Monday during the ...

http://japandailypress.com/cambodian-prime-minister-calls-on-japan-for-more-tourists-investors-0717985

Families complain to volunteers

Twelve families from Koh Kong province on Nov. 6  filed a complaint with Prime Minister Hun Sen’s youth volunteers and the Department of Land Management, requesting assistance in a land dispute with businessman, Heng Huy. Pok Yon, the families’ representative, said that earlier this year, Heng ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012110759615/National-news/families-complain-to-volunteers.html

Ministry on trail of the apple snail

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, along with Prey Veng provincial agriculture experts and villagers in Svay Ourntor district, are taking measures to eradicate golden apple snails, which feed on rice seedlings, agriculture officials said. According to Prey Veng agriculture chief Ouk Samnang, only a ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012110559567/National-news/ministry-on-trail-of-the-apple-snail.html

Dam Firm Told to Build Homes for Affected Communities

Prime Minister Hun Sen has said that the company responsible for building the Lower Sesan 2 dam in Stung Treng province will be in charge of constructing homes for thousands of villagers that will be displaced according to a statement Friday by the Council of ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Court Charges General Denounced by Hun Sen Over Land Claim

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Tuesday charged a Ministry of Interior police general with intimidation and unlawful interference in the discharge of a public function for allegedly attempting to use Prime Minister Hun Sen’s student volunteer program to settle a personal land dispute. Mr. ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Hun Sen calls for complete removal of ASEAN trade barriers

Prime Minister Hun Sen called on Tuesday for the complete removal of tariff and non-tariff barriers when the ASEAN Economic Community is set up in 2015 Hun Sen also called for enhanced trade facilitation, further services liberalization and a regional framework for liberalizing and facilitating cross-border ...

http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=11&token=MDAxOTc2NmI0MWQ1ZmIxMTA5OWVkMjNkZDAzNGMy

Japan to build $200 m shopping mall in Cambodia

AEON Mall, a Japan’s single-largest shopping mall developer and the largest retailing operator, will invest $200 million to build a four-storey shopping mall here in December, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Tuesday. The construction will be begun on December 10, 2012 on the land area ...

http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/735229.shtml

Cambodian PM: Poverty reduction target may hit 2 years earlier

Cambodia is expected to achieve the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) in poverty reduction two years earlier than the UN-imposed target, Prime Minister Hun Sen said Friday. According to the UN MDG, Cambodia is set the target to reduce poverty rate to 19.4 percent by 2015, meaning ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2012-09/21/c_131865877.htm

Hun Sen Says Land Program Proving a Success

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday said that the government had identified nearly 100,000 families who are now considered eligible for land titles, and that plans were in store to locate hundreds of thousands more in the coming month. Speaking at the inauguration of a new 128-km stretch of ...

Life Insurer Manulife Opens Its Office In Cambodia

Manulife, one of the world’s leading life insurance companies, now opened its office in Cambodia after seeing that growth of midlle class of total population. Manulife financial corporation was based in Canada. Manulife Financial on June 28 announced the official opening of its head office in Phnom Penh, Cambodia and its ceremony was presided over by H.E. ...

http://thesoutheastasiaweekly.com/

River widening divides opinions

More than 30 families living near the Siem Reap River in Siem Reap’s Aranh Sakor village have sent a letter to Prime Minister Hun Sen and member of parliament Seang Nam, asking not to be evicted from their land because of the planned widening of ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012031655068/National-news/river-widening-divides-opinions.html

Boeng Kak Families Protest for More Land Titles

About 100 residents of Phnom Penh’s Boeng Kak area protested in front of City Hall yesterday to demand that 58 more families be given titles to homes from which they are being evicted. In August, Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered that a 12.44-hectare section of the ...

Union Leader Asks Governor To Set Statue Discussion Dates

Free Trade Union (FTU) President Chea Mony yesterday wrote to Phnom Penh Governor Kep Chuktema, reiterating a request to set a date for talks over the construction of a statue honoring his assassinated brother, the late FTU leader Chea Vichea. Permission to build the statue was ...

Villagers Protest Move Due to Land Concession

More than 50 villagers from Kompong Cham province gathered in front of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s home in Phnom Penh yesterday morning to ask for his intervention in their ongoing land dispute with the Memot Rubber Plantation ...

Cambodia urges Singapore to invest Rice Mills and Agro-Industry

“Singapore will boost Singaporean companies to seek opportunities to invest in Cambodia, especially in the agro-industry,” H.E. Hor Namhong, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, announced on Wednesday morning after bilateral talks with his Singaporean counterpart Excellency Mr. K. Shanmugam, ...

http://thesoutheastasiaweekly.com/

Serbian Foreign Minister strengthen bilateral ties

“Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia, H.E. Vuk Jeremic will pay an official visit to Cambodia early next week to strengthen bilateral cooperation between the two countries,” the media release from the foreign ministry said on October 7. “Serbian Foreign Minister H.E. Vuk ...

http://thesoutheastasiaweekly.com/

Cambodia, Singapore urge peaceful solution to South China Sea dispute

Phnom Penh — Cambodia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Hor Namhong and his Singapore’s counterpart K Shanmugam agreed on Wednesday that the territorial dispute in the South China Sea between China and some ASEAN countries should be solved peacefully. “We have exchanged ideas on the issue of ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/china/2011-10/05/c_131175455.htm

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