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Unit presses lawmaker over corruption claims

The head of the Anti-Corruption Unit has asked opposition lawmaker Real Camerin to submit documents detailing his income and expenses to clear himself of allegations that he embezzled most of the $55,000 he raised to fund trips to inspect Cambodia’s border. ...

Kuch Naren
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/unit-presses-lawmaker-over-corruption-claims-94073/

Opposition lawmaker denies he embezzled border money

Opposition lawmaker Real Camerin has written to the Anti-Corruption Unit denying accusations that he embezzled the majority of $55,000 he allegedly raised to help pay for trips to inspect the border with Vietnam. ...

Aun Pheap
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/opposition-lawmaker-denies-he-embezzled-border-money-91809/

Border committee visits northern border posts

Secretary of state of the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Long Visalo led a working group to a disputed area of the border with Vietnam in Tbong Khmum province yesterday, officials said.  ...

Pav Suy
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/13549/border-committee-visits-northern-border-posts/

1,800 Cambodians barred from intruding into Vietnam’s territory

Vietnamese and Cambodian border authorities prevented about 1,800 Cambodian from illegally crossing the border into the southern Vietnamese province of Long An on Sunday, a senior border guard official has said. ...

Tuoitrenews.vn News Staff
http://tuoitrenews.vn/society/29344/1800-cambodians-barred-from-intruding-into-vietnams-territory

Authorities in Svay Rieng won’t talk about thugs at border

Svay Rieng provincial authorities refused to take responsibility Monday for a group of thugs armed with wooden clubs who worked together with police and soldiers on Sunday to prevent a group of nationalist activists from visiting a post demarcating the eastern border with Vietnam. ...

Mech Dara
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/authorities-in-svay-rieng-wont-talk-about-thugs-at-border-89004/

Cambodian opposition lawmakers lead supporters to revisit disputed border with Vietnam

Cambodian opposition lawmakers Real Camerin and Um Sam An led over 1,000 supporters Sunday to revisit disputed Cambodia-Vietnam border in Svay Rieng province, where they had scuffled with Vietnamese villagers last month. ...

Shanghai Daily News Staff
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/article_xinhua.aspx?id=293340

Opposition lawmaker to revisit Vietnamese border

Opposition lawmaker Real Camerin is set to revisit a contested area of the Cambodia-Vietnam border in Svay Rieng province on July 19, despite being injured during a brawl there last month. ...

Pav Suy
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/13246/opposition-lawmaker-to-revisit-vietnamese-border/

Cambodia, Vietnam to investigate border tensions

Border tensions between Vietnam and Cambodia are set to be investigated by a bilateral body, it was reported Saturday. The body was established in the wake of a skirmish involving a member of parliament, who was visiting the site of a border marker that is in ...

Lauren Crothers
http://www.aa.com.tr/en/politics/549889--cambodia-vietnam-to-investigate-border-tensions

Putting border issue on the map

The Cambodian government yesterday produced some of the maps it has been using to demarcate the eastern frontier, stressing that they match the constitutionally mandated map despite having been developed in Vietnam. At a press conference at the Council of Ministers, the government’s senior official on ...

Meas Sokchea
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/putting-border-issue-map

Vietnam condemns Cambodia border clash as dozens injured over military expansion protests

Vietnamese officials Wednesday condemned protests held by Cambodians near the two countries’ borders that led to clashes between Vietnamese authorities and civilians, leaving more than a dozen people injured. The protests are the latest development underscoring growing tensions at the shared border. ...

Michelle FlorCruz
http://www.ibtimes.com/vietnam-condemns-cambodia-border-clash-dozens-injured-over-military-expansion-1991803

Cambodia accuses opposition activists of creating insecurity along border with Vietnam

Cambodia’s Svay Rieng Provincial Administration has accused a group of opposition party led by a lawmaker of creating insecurity along border with Vietnam after the group scuffled with Vietnamese villagers over a disputed border area on Sunday. ...

The Cambodia Herald​ News Staff
http://bit.ly/1CGerdR

CNRP lawmakers clash at border

Two Cambodia National Rescue Party lawmakers, Um Sam An and Real Camerin, with the youth group got serious injured by the yesterday clash at Svay Rieng province, Cambodia-Vietnam border when they went to inspect the demarcation. ...

Va Sonyka
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/12699/cnrp-lawmakers-clash-at-border/

MP ‘injured’ at border

More than a dozen people were injured in a clash yesterday afternoon, when two opposition party lawmakers led some 200 Cambodians to inspect the Cambodia-Vietnam border in Svay Rieng province. Cambodia National Rescue Party lawmakers Real Camerin and Um Sam An yesterday led nearly 200 youths, ...

Meas Sokchea and Taing Vida
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mp-injured-border

Court refuses to return charged officials’ effects

The Supreme Court yesterday ruled that phones, iPads and other possessions confiscated from six opposition lawmakers during the violent July 15 protest at Freedom Park would not yet be returned. Presiding judge Yos Sokhoeun said that the items could not be returned based on the ...

Kim Sarom
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/court-refuses-return-charged-officials-effects

Release quickly follows deal

A jubilant crowd of opposition supporters burst into cheers yesterday afternoon as seven Cambodia National Rescue Party lawmakers-elect and one party activist were released on bail just hours after an announced rapprochement between the CNRP and the ruling Cambodian People’s Party. They walked free through exits ...

Joe Freeman
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/release-quickly-follows-deal

CNRP lawmaker-elect to visit contested area

An opposition lawmaker-elect pledged yesterday to visit an undemarcated section of the border in Svay Rieng province to investigate allegations that Cambodian farmers have been blocked by Vietnamese soldiers from using land they previously farmed for years without problem. Svay Rieng lawmaker-elect Real Camerin said that ...

Meas Sokchea
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cnrp-lawmaker-elect-visit-contested-area

Kratie farmers offered land, but many remain defiant

A group of villagers who were evicted from Kratie province to make way for a Vietnamese rubber company were given a 750-hectare social land concession by the government Thursday, but many said they would hold out for a better offer. A letter signed by Kratie Governor ...

Sek Odom
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/archives/kratie-farmers-offered-land-but-many-remain-defiant-60025/

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