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    1. Angelina Jolie film paying tribute to land of her son Maddox

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJul 28 09:40 AM

      PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia helped Angelina Jolie become a film superstar and start a family. To tell the stories of people in the country that touched her, she is directing a Netflix film on location based on a memoir of the country's 1970s holocaust under the communist Khmer Rouge, blamed for the deaths of 1.7 million people.

    2. Cambodia's strongman premier Monday brushed off recent criticism over a string of lengthy jail sentences handed to opposition activists, adding that there would be no political deal for their release. A group of 11 Cambodian opposition members and activists were jailed on insurrection charges last week -- including three who received 20-year sentences -- an outcome rights defenders and relatives...

    3. Alarm over Cambodia 'timber grab'

      BBC worldJul 29 02:19 PM

      A new report says that highly valuable forests are being lost at an "unprecedented" rate from protected lands in Cambodia.

    4. Cambodia helped Angelina Jolie become a film superstar and start a family. To tell the stories of people in the country that touched her, she is directing a Netflix film on location based on a memoir of the country's 1970s holocaust under the communist Khmer Rouge, blamed for the deaths of 1.7 million people. Jolie's 2001 hit, "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider," was filmed partly at Cambodia's famous ...

    5. Nearing lower-middle income

      Phnom Penh PostJul 29 06:01 PM

      Cambodia is expected to reach a GDP per capita of $1,220 this year, putting it on course to being a lower-middle income economy, said Commerce Minister Sun Chanthol, who was attending a meeting with Macau entrepreneurs in Phnom Penh yesterday.

    6. By Prak Chan Thul PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Borith has been on the payroll of Cambodia's parliament for 15 years but rarely shows up for work. Ghost workers are haunting its civil service, sapping taxpayers' money with jobs they don't actually do, or by pocketing salaries paid to people who don't even exist. "When anyone tries to address the problem, people show up for a week or two, then just stop...

    7. ‘Surprise’ over trafficking rank

      Phnom Penh PostJul 28 08:12 PM

      Cambodia's low rating in the United States’ Trafficking in Persons report, which was the same as last year’s, comes as a surprise to some non-governmental organisations that say the government’s efforts to tackle human trafficking have been delivering results.

    8. Angelina Jolie Pitt is currently in Cambodia, a country that holds a special place in her heart. The actress not only shot her 2011 film “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider” there, but also adopted her oldest son Maddox from a Cambodian orphanage a year later.

    9. Cambodia began their quest for the 2015 AFF BIDC U16 Championships with a hard-earned 1-0 victory over the Philippines in a Group B encounter at the floodlit Olympic Stadium on Tuesday, with the goal coming in the 55th minute off a Teat Himneng strike that wiped out the lingering disappointment of two goals disallowed for offside within the first 10 minutes of the game.

    10. Cambodia opposition party members sentenced for insurrection

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJul 21 08:01 AM

      PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Eleven members of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party were sentenced Tuesday to long prison terms after a court convicted them of insurrection over a protest last year that turned violent.

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