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    1. Cambodia's prime minister has ordered a million hectares of forest be included in protected zones as the country faces one of the world's fastest deforestation rates. The move, which covers five new areas of forest, will bump Cambodia's conservation zones up by a fifth, bringing more than a quarter of the country's land under protection. "The Ministry of Environment must... list the five forests...

    2. Cambodia to add 1 million hectares of protected forest

      AFP via Yahoo!7 NewsApr 30 03:27 AM

      Phnom Penh (AFP) - Cambodia's prime minister has ordered a million hectares of forest be included in protected zones as the country faces one of the world's fastest deforestation rates.

    3. Cambodia: 5 rights activists helped hide politician's affair

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsApr 29 06:39 AM

      PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodian authorities arrested five human rights workers Friday on accusations they tried to help cover up a woman's affair with the deputy leader of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party. The action is the latest in a series by Prime Minister Hun Sen's government putting legal pressure on its critics and political opponents.

    4. PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) " Cambodian authorities arrested five human rights workers Friday on accusations they tried to help cover up a woman's affair with the deputy leader of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party. The action...

      After a 14 year hiatus, Cambodia's passenger tra... - The Nation - Thailand's English news

    5. Will one dead elephant change Cambodia's tourism industry?

      Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! NewsApr 26 02:30 PM

      A female elephant named Sambo collapsed and died Friday near Cambodia's Angkor Wat, the Phnom Penh Post reports. Trained to carry tourists around the ancient temple for the past 15 years, Sambo died from overworking in temperatures reaching above 100 degrees F.

    6. Cambodia's last Royal Turtles on verge of extinction

      AFP via Yahoo! NewsApr 25 10:27 AM

      Efforts to save Cambodia's Royal Turtle, one of the world's most critically endangered species, are being hampered by dredging and illegal forest clearances, a wildlife conservation group warned Monday. The Wildlife Conservation Society and the Cambodian government have been desperately trying to protect the tiny remaining pocket of batagur affinis turtles for more than a decade after their ...

    7. Cambodian authorities have arrested five human rights workers on accusations they helped cover up a woman's affair with the deputy leader of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party.

    8. Chinese foreign minister praises Cambodia for support

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsApr 22 02:59 AM

      PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — China's top diplomat praised Cambodia for its support of Beijing's positions on world affairs as he ended a visit to one of the country's closest allies in Southeast Asia on Friday.

    9. Defender of Cambodia's dwindling forests wins Goldman Prize

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsApr 17 09:45 PM

      PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The latest crackdown on illegal logging in Cambodia is "just a game" and big timber traders are winning, says Ouch Leng, a former government official who has spent two decades helping poor villagers fight poaching of precious tropical forests.

    10. Cambodian soldier admits attack on opposition lawmakers

      The New Zealand HeraldApr 30 05:46 AM

      PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) " A member of an elite Cambodian military unit being tried on charges of beating up two opposition lawmakers has admitted the act but says he was insulted by the victims and did not know they were members...

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