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Local cotton farming abandoned

Despite huge amounts of potential and a well-rooted past, the Kingdom’s cotton cultivation industry seems to be hanging by a thread. Though the country relies heavily on cotton fabric in its massive garment sector, insiders say Cambodian farmers have mostly abandoned the crop. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/local-cotton-farming-abandoned

Alcoholic beverages banned before and on national elections day

The Ministry of Tourism has directed restaurants, canteens, KTVs, discos, bars and beer gardens not to sell alcoholic beverages on July 28-29, in conjunction with the national elections. If such business owners sell alcohol on the specified days, they face having their operating licenses suspended ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/alcoholic-beverages-banned-and-national-elections-day

Villagers in limbo as dam starts

Construction at the controversial Lower Sesan II dam site in Stung Treng province has already begun, according to villagers, who will today petition several ministries, the Chinese embassy and the headquarters of the Royal Group to open negotiations with them. According to the villagers, who travelled ...

Phak Seangly and Daniel Pye
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/villagers-limbo-dam-starts

Answers demanded on dam site

A month after a company owned by tycoon Kith Meng was ordered to suspend logging the reservoir area of the controversial Lower Sesan II dam, the government yesterday threatened legal action against it if its orders aren’t followed. In a letter obtained by the Post yesterday, the Council ...

May Titthara
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/answers-demanded-dam-site

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