Cambodia Morning News For March 5

Cambodia Morning News For March 5
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Cambodia morning newsUS Lied About Latest Sanctions Says Cambodia’s Hun Sen
The US Embassy in Phnom Penh has in damage control and refusing to answer questions after Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen today, March 3, accused the American ambassador to Cambodia of lying about the latest sanctions and aid cuts to his country.
— AEC News Today

PM Hun Sen: Peace Creates Factories, CPP Can Maintain Peace
Prime Minister of Cambodia Hun Sen once again mentioned the importance of peace in creating jobs in Cambodia and claimed that only Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) that could maintain peace in Cambodia.
— Fresh News

Business Insider: Incubator giving Cambodia’s startups chances to compete
Cambodia’s nascent startup scene is nurtured by tech and incubation hubs, which often partner with business leaders and NGOs to provide mentoring and funding to young entrepreneurs.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Foreigners Working In Cambodia Without Permit Face Fine, Jail And Deportation
More than 100,000 foreigners working in Cambodia without permits will be fined after Khmer New Year festivities end in mid-April and potentially even face jail time and deportation if they fail to produce appropriate documents, the Cambodian Ministry of Interior and Ministry of Labour announced on March 1.
— Investvine

Draft Penal Code Amendment related to Lèse-majesté and Constitutional Amendments Promulgated
Law on Amendment of Penal Code on Lèse-majesté, as well as the constitutional amendment on certain articles have been promulgated, according to a Royal Krom signed Acting Head of State, Senate President Say Chhum on February 27, 2018.
— Fresh News

PM blames Cambodia’s logging problem on opposition
Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday blamed Cambodia’s rampant deforestation on local villagers who he claimed had been “incited” by the opposition to clear the forestland, though conservationists were quick to point out that those behind illegal logging are actually often powerful tycoons connected to the ruling party or even officials themselves.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodian tourism shrugs off political turmoil
Tourism, the largest industry in Cambodia, outstripping even the garment industry, has shrugged off the impact of escalating political tensions in the country, as international visitors have been drawn by improved cultural and infrastructure links with China.
— Bangkok Post

Cellcard keeps the crown on download speeds in Cambodia
A RECENT ANALYSIS of Cambodia’s top three cellular service providers found that Cellcard has retained its spot as the network with the highest download speeds in the country.
— The Nation

Australia to address Hun Sen’s threats at Asean summit
The Australian government has said it will use an upcoming Asean summit in Sydney to confront Prime Minister Hun Sen about his remarks aimed at Australian protesters, which continued on Friday as he goaded them by claiming they had “fallen into his trap” after they burned his effigy last month.
— The Phnom Penh Post

Leopards in Cambodia ‘on brink of extinction due to poaching’, research suggests
Leopards are on the brink of extinction in Cambodia due to increased poaching, warns new research.
— The Independent


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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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