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‘No opposition to Pita,’ says Cambodia’s Hun Sen

  By Phnom Penh Post CAMBODIAN Prime Minister Hun Sen has addressed interpretations of his recent Twitter post, clarifying his comments were not intended as an affront to Thailand’s Move Forward Party leader Pita Limjaroenrat. His comments on July 13 had drawn various reactions from readers. He posted a Twitter comment following Pita’s unsuccessful bid […]

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World News

Cambodia PM Hun Sen’s son becomes four-star general

  Phnom Penh – Cambodian leader Hun Sen’s eldest son was officially promoted to the rank of four-star general today (Apr. 20), in another sign of plans for him to succeed his father. Hun Sen has publicly backed Hun Manet to lead the kingdom in the future. Hun Manet, who is commander of the army, […]

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Sports

Cambodia to provide free SEA Games broadcast rights

  By Xinhua and Matichon Phnom Penh – Cambodia is to provide free-of-charge live broadcast rights to local and overseas TV networks for the upcoming 32nd Southeast Asian (SEA) Games and the 12th Asean Para Games. Cambodia had previously set the fee for live broadcast of the games in Thailand at US$800,000, or around 28 […]

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Sports

Vietnam blasts Cambodia’s pricey SEA Games broadcasting rights

  JUST AS the Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT) is gearing up to negotiate with Cambodia to reduce the US$800,000  or about 27.6 million baht price quoted for live broadcast rights of the 32nd SEA Games taking place during May 5-19, a Vietnamese news site criticized it as being far too high, Matichon newspaper said […]

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Local News

Trat market vendors deny monitor lizard meat sold there

  AFTER two suspects arrested in Suphanburi said the large number of live monitor lizards and carcasses found at their slaughterhouse were to be sent for consumption along Thai-Cambodian border at Trat, vendors at a large border market denied both Thais and Cambodians living in their area consumed such meat, Thai Rath newspaper and Sanook.com […]

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Local News

Thais fuming over British Ambassador to Cambodia’s ‘Khmer dessert’ photo

  THAI netizens got annoyed after British Ambassador to Cambodia Dominic Williams posted a photo on his Facebook page with the caption saying “Khmer dessert” but what was shown is known to be Thai dessert, Amarin TV said today (Mar. 1). In this photo are some delicious Thai desserts including Luk chup, which is Thai […]

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Surveillance ramped up at checkpoint as Cambodia’s bird flu death toll rises to 2

  AUTHORITIES in Sa Kaeo province boosted surveillance to the highest level at Aranyaprathep checkpoint today (Feb. 28) after Cambodia’s death toll from avian influenza, commonly known as bird flu, rose to two, Naewna newspaper said. At 8.30 a.m. Mr. Wiboon Srimankongtham, head of the Sa Kaeo animal quarantine station, ordered Mr. Yuttana Sophi, a […]

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Health

Viruses in Cambodian bird flu cases identified as endemic clade

  By Reuters and published by Yahoo!News THE viruses that infected two people in Cambodia with H5N1 avian influenza have been identified as an endemic clade of bird flu circulating in the country, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said. The cases reported last week had raised concerns they were caused by […]

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Sports

7 countries joining Kun Khmer kickboxing matches at SEA Games

  AFTER Cambodia changed the name of kickboxing from Muay Thai to Kun Khmer at the 32nd SEA Games which angered Thai sport committees the Kun Khmer International Federation (KKIF) announced today (Feb. 21) that seven countries will be joining these matches, Naewna newspaper said. Thailand was watching to see whether a minimum of four […]

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Local News

Trat hit by toxic smoke from forest fires in Cambodia

  PEOPLE living in large parts of eastern Trat province are suffering from toxic smoke that drifted across the border from forest fires raging in Cambodia despite the Thai military having built an understanding with the neighbouring country that this should not occur, Naewna newspaper said today (Feb. 1). Trat Governor Mr. Chamnanwit Teerat said […]

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