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Four new governors named, some controversial figures

Four officials have been elevated to become governors of three provinces and Phnom Penh, including controversial Deputy Phnom Penh Governor Khuong Sreng, who will take over leadership of the capital from retiring current Governor Pa Socheatvong. ...

Niem Chheng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/four-new-governors-named-some-controversial-figures

Governors of Preah Sihanouk, Ratanakkiri and Pursat replaced

The governors of Preah Sihanouk, Ratanakkiri and Pursat provinces have been replaced by Royal Decree, according to officials, with the first of the transfer ceremonies being carried out Thursday morning. Sborng Sarath, the governor of Preah Sihanouk province, was replaced Thursday by Chhit Sokhom, the former ...

Saing Soenthrith
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/governors-of-preah-sihanouk-ratanakkiri-and-pursat-replaced-58415/

Local ISP claims licence overlap is causing losses

At least one internet service provider in Cambodia still claims to have overlapping frequencies, which means losses for the affected company MekongNet. The company’s chief executive, Sok Channda, reported that the internet service provider can’t use the frequencies that were supposed to cover the WiMAX service, ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/Business/local-isp-claims-licence-overlap-is-causing-losses.html

A nation pays respects

They came from down the road and from across the country, trailing flags and portraits in their wake. They paused to pin thin black ribbons and coarse patches of cloth onto blazing white shirts. And, one by one, starting early yesterday morning, Cambodian mourners lined the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012101859295/National-news/a-nation-pays-respects.html

Halal food exports could boost trade

Cambodia could attract an increasing number of Malaysian investors interested in food production and global export if moves to create a halal food recognition body were implemented, Malaysian ambassador Mond Tahir Nasruddin said yesterday. Officials were working together to establish the halal food product recognition ...

Activists, Journalist Summoned Over Incitement

Ratanakkiri Provincial Court has summoned for questioning two rights group activists and a journalist over charges that they incited ethnic minority villagers in Lumphat district to violence in 2009, a court official said yesterday. The case against the three men – Adhoc provincial coordinator Pen ...

Protected forest ‘is finished’

In the latest government backed appropriation of protected land, nearly 20,000 hectares of the Boeung Per wildlife sanctuary have been reclassified as state private land for agro-industrial development. Two sub-decrees, obtained by The Post this week and initialed by Prime Minister Hun Sen on July ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/

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