Cambodia Morning News For November 21

Cambodia Morning News For November 21
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Cambodia morning newsCambodia’s opposition gives up posts after ban
Elected officials of Cambodia’s banned opposition party have begun handing over their duties after a court ordered the party dissolved, the government said on Monday.
— Reuters

Opposition Members Quit Cambodia’s Electoral Body in Protest of Party’s Dissolution
Three opposition members of Cambodia’s National Election Committee (NEC) resigned from their posts Monday in protest of a court ruling to dissolve their party and recently adopted laws that will see its parliamentary seats and commune councilor positions reassigned to government-aligned parties.
— Radio Free Asia

Local journalism organisations silent on ex-RFA pair’s case
Even after a group of 60 Cambodian journalists thumbprinted an open letter calling for the release of two former Radio Free Asia reporters accused of “espionage”, some very high-profile voices remain conspicuously silent on the matter: those of the Club of Cambodian Journalists (CCJ) and the Union of Journalist Federations of Cambodia (UJFC).
— The Phnom Penh Post

GDT now allows you to pay the tax man online
The General Department of Taxation (GDT) announced yesterday that it has officially launched an e-payment platform that allows individual and corporate taxpayers to pay their obligations online and directly through bank accounts, a move that businesses in the Kingdom hope will trim waiting periods.
— The Phnom Penh Post

China donates mine clearance equipment to Cambodia
China donated mine-clearance equipment, wheelchairs, motorcycles and office equipment to the Cambodian Mine Action Authority (CMAA) on Monday.
— Xinhua

Garment workers renew strike over unpaid wages at Korean factory
Hundreds of garment workers blocked a road outside the Gawon Apparel Co factory in Kandal province today in yet another demonstration over unpaid wages.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia votes against UN Rohingya resolution
Cambodia was among just 10 countries to vote against a “contentious” United Nations draft resolution on the persecution of Rohingya in Myanmar on Thursday.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Three Large Factories to Open in Cambodia
Three huge factories were allowed to open in a special economic zone in Svay Rieng province and Sihanoukville with a total investment capital of more than $ 7 million, according to the Council for the Development of Cambodia.
— Fresh News

Vietnam – Cambodia trade and investment forum opens
A forum to bolster Vietnam – Cambodia trade and investment ties opened in Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia, on November 20.
— Nhan Dan Online

Business Insider: The 3D printing watchdogs
A nascent industry in Cambodia, 3D printing has been adopted by numerous technologically advanced companies for producing prototypes.
— The Phnom Penh Post


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Sreypov Men recently completed a course of study in International Relations at the Institute of Foreign Languages.

She commenced as an intern at AEC News Today and was appointed as a junior writer/ trainee journalist on April 2, 2018

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