Cambodia adopts law on denial of Khmer Rouge crimes
ENGLISH ONLY: Phnom Penh. The National Assembly Cambodia on Friday adopted a law to criminalize the denial of crimes committed during the Khmer Rouge regime.
Cambodian parliament to debate law on denial of Khmer Rouge crimes
ENGLISH ONLY: Phnom Penh. Cambodia’s National Assembly was due to debate a bill Friday to criminalize the denial of crimes committed during the Khmer Rouge era.
Former Khmer Rouge prison chief transferred to new jail
ENGLISH ONLY: Former Khmer Rouge prison chief Kaing Guek Eav, also known as Comrade Duch, was transferred to a new prison early Thursday, a spokesman for the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) said.
Germany’s longest run candidate Kassel inscribed on World Heritage list
ENGLISH ONLY: Water features and Hercules within the Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe in Kassel on Sunday joined the list of World Heritage sites, after it was the longest run candidate on Germany’s tentative list since 1986.
Kambodscha | Rettung für den Regenwald gesucht
Mat Phon ist 78 Jahre alt. Und diese 78 Jahre hat er am Fuß des Phnom Kulen, des heiligen Berges Kambodschas verbracht. Mat Phon hat immer vom Wald gelebt. Deshalb weiß er genau, was sich in den letzten Jahren verändert hat.
Cambodia Airports operator looks to expand – Business
ENGLISH ONLY: While Cambodia Airports, of which France-based Vinci Group is major stakeholder, sees tourist numbers taking off, eviction issues are gnawing at the company’s image. Emmanuel Menanteau, chief executive of Cambodia Airports, talked to the Post’s Sarah Thust about the expansion plans.
NagaCorp rolls dice on $15 million VIP terminal
ENGLISH ONLY: A private VIP terminal costing $15 million is being planned at Phnom Penh International Airport by NagaCorp, which hopes that once it is ready – likely by early next year – high-rollers would flock to its casino and double their spending to $8 billion.
Nike calls for probe on Cambodian police clash with garment workers
ENGLISH ONLY: The US sportswear multinational Nike Inc called for an inquiry by Cambodia into a police crackdown on workers at one of its suppliers, during which a pregnant women miscarried and other people were injured.
Australian Geopacific extends its copper zone in Cambodia
ENGLISH ONLY: Geopacific Resources, an Australian mineral exploration company, said it has extended the zone of copper found in Preah Vihear province’s Kou Sa district to 18 kilometres, the company announced yesterday.
Local banks gain trust: survey
ENGLISH ONLY: Nearly nine out of ten Cambodians have confidence in local financial institutions, a trend that stands in sharp contrast to Europe and the US, a poll published last week found. However, industry insiders question the results, as the Kingdom’s financial services are still under-developed.
United Nations : Students ambush Subedi in Cambodia
ENGLISH ONLY: United Nations human rights envoy Surya Subedi was ambushed last night by what appeared to be a co-ordinated student group while delivering a public lecture, raising suspicions that it was a political stunt.
Mining industry scores low
ENGLISH ONLY: Cambodia’s nascent extractive industry currently accounts for only a small fraction of government revenues as it lacks transparency and is vulnerable to corruption, lawmakers and industry insiders said yesterday in the wake of a report released this week.
Cambodia: Huge coal-fired plant discussed
ENGLISH ONLY: Thailand has been discussing the possibility of investing in a coal-powered electricity plant in Cambodia to produce 4,000 megawatts of power, the country’s Energy Minister Pongsak Ruktapongpisal told The Nation yesterday.
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