Cambodia Morning News For September 22

Cambodia Morning News For September 22
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Cambodia morning newsRussia, Cambodia ink nuclear cooperation deal
Russia’s Rosatom and Cambodia signed an intergovernmental cooperation agreement on nuclear energy for peaceful purposes in Vienna on Tuesday, on the sidelines of the 61st International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conference, the Russian company announced.
— AA

U.S. Congressmen, Asean MPs, Express Concern Over Cambodia Crackdown
The congressmen urged Tillerson to work with the U.S.’s regional allies and the wider international community to lobby Phnom Penh to adhere to democratic norms and the rule of law.
— VOA Cambodia

Five Fastest Growing Countries in Asia
Cambodia might have the best prospects of all five places on this list, despite ranking second in terms of growth. Economic growth and government policies are both headed in the right direction, making Cambodia attractive to investors.
— Invest Asian

Global organisation offers sanctuary for Kaavan in Cambodia
‘Free the Wild’, an animal caring international organisation has offered the authorities to shift ‘Kaavan’, the lone elephant in Murghzar zoo, to a wildlife restoration centre in Cambodia for the rest of his life.
— The Nation

Cambodia, Laos eliminate trachoma
Trachoma, the leading infectious cause of blindness worldwide, has been eliminated as a public health problem in Cambodia and the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, according to a WHO press release.
— Healio

Interview: ‘International Intervention at This Stage is Vital’
Former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) President Sam Rainsy, who has been forced to live in exile since 2015 in the face of questionable defamation charges made against him, spoke with Vuthy Huot of Radio Free Asia’s Khmer Service from New Zealand on Sept. 20 about the recently formed Association for Democracy in Cambodia and other recent political developments.
— Radio Free Asia (Video)

Cambodia’s Crackdown: What Happens When an Autocrat Shutters a Newspaper
Chhorn Chansy is a child of the ’80s—not the American ’80s but the Cambodian ’80s, which means his nostalgia is not for hair rock and acid-washed jeans, but for the days when the whole village would crowd around a single radio to listen to whatever broadcasts they could pick up.
— The Nation

Is Cambodia Really Becoming a Dictatorship?
Despite troubling developments, a little more optimism is warranted as the Cambodian people get ready to go to the polls.
— The Diplomat

Angkor Gold gets approval for Koan Nheak project, Cambodia
Angkor Gold has secured approval for its Koan Nheak project from the Cambodian Ministry of Mines and Energy, in cooperation with Renaissance Minerals.
— Mining Technology

Cambodia to Vietnam: Superbug’s spread threatens malaria control
Vietnam’s main malaria treatment is failing at an alarming rate because of a highly drug-resistant superbug that has spread into the southern part of the country from western Cambodia, scientists said Thursday.
— Deccan Chronicle

Southeast Asian fashion designers push eco-friendly designs and save traditional culture and methods
On a trek through Southeast Asia, Walk Sew Good campaigners and fellow Australian Murphy have been walking through Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos since leaving Melbourne in November in search of eco-friendly lines produced in a fair and sustainable way.
— South China Morning Post


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