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Cambodia PM stands by hydropower, dismisses critics as 'extremists'

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) – Cambodia's prime minister defended his government's energy policy on Wednesday & hit back at environmentalists opposed to hydropower plants by suggesting their electricity be cut off…

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Cambodia police use water cannon to break up textiles strike

By Prak Chan Thul PHNOM PENH (Reuters) – Police in Cambodia made dozens of arrests & used water cannon to break up a strike on Monday by garment workers protesting…

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Cambodian garment makers ask government to quash strike

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Garment factory owners in Cambodia asked the government on Thursday to assist stop a strike by workers for higher wages, saying the labor action is…

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Nestle confirms labor abuse among its Thai seafood suppliers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Impoverished migrant workers in Thailand are sold or lured by false promises & forced to catch & process fish that ends up in global food giant Nestle…

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China supplies Cambodia with anti-aircraft hardware in new military aid

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) – China have provided Cambodia with shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles, Cambodia's defense minister said on Friday, as the two countries agreed on new military aid to boost close…

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Beating of 2 Cambodian lawmakers condemned

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodian civil society groups & an international human rights organization on Tuesday condemned the assault on two opposition lawmakers by protesters who were apparently supporters…

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Key issues for Myanmar's upcoming presidential election

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Campaigning kicked off Tuesday for Myanmar's Nov. 8 general election, which is expected to be the Southeast Asian country's most credible vote in more than a…

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Critics: Australia deal to send refugees to Cambodia damaged

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A multi-million dollar deal to resettle refugees from an Australia-run detention camp on the Pacific nation of Nauru to Cambodia has been irreparably damaged by a…

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Japan beats Cambodia 3-0 in World Cup qualifier

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Japan eased past Cambodia 3-0 to secure its first win in World Cup qualifying while South Korea thrashed Laos 8-0 to stay undefeated on Thursday. Iran…

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Cambodia uses 'life-saving' rats to sniff out deadly landmines

By Prak Chan Thul SIEM REAP, Cambodia (Reuters) – Pit, only two & with just one eye, needed only 11 minutes before he detected a deadly mine buried in a…

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