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Cambodia's tree cover loss correlates with global rubber prices

Cambodia logs top spot
Kingdom saw fastest forest-loss acceleration in world since 2001

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Ministry of Agriculture Undersecretary of State Eang Sophalleth disputing a report correlating world rubber prices with Cambodia's loss of forest cover

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Gov’t calls for lower fuel prices

A motorcyclist purchases fuel at a petrol station in Phnom Penh late last year.

The government yesterday asked fuel retailers to lower petroleum prices, so as to reflect the drop in global prices in the last few months.

Minister declares Vietnam map issue resolved

Foreign Affairs Minister Hor Namhong has demanded an end to opposition politicking on the Vietnam border issue, following the second and “final” verification of maps used by the government to demarcate the eastern boundary against French charts.

NEC chief still firmly in place

Tep Nytha (centre), secretary general of the National Election Committee, talks to the media during a press conference last year in Phnom Penh.

The National Election Committee has no plan to replace its secretary general, Tep Nytha, despite a pledge after the revamped body’s approval earlier this year to name someone new to the post within three months.

‘Fishing cat’ spotted for first time since ’03

A photo of a fishing cat collected by a camera trap in Peam Krasop Wildlife Sanctuary in Koh Kong province.

An endangered species of feline unseen in Cambodia for more than a decade has been caught on camera in the country’s southwest, a conservation group said yesterday.

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Floating away

Floating away

An ethnically Vietnamese community that has lived on the water in Phnom Penh for decades is given three weeks notice to cut their houses loose.

Provincial fried rat

Provincial fried rat; the new organic fad?

Cambodian exporters have found an unlikely selling point for their rodents - hygiene.

Chea Sim cremated

Chea Sim cremated

King sends off late Cambodian People's Party president

Taxis swarm forestry official pursuing van

A forestry official in Mondulkiri province was surrounded by taxi drivers yesterday as they allegedly prevented him from tailing a suspected illegal timber dealer who was heading towards the Vietnam border.