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A man looks over a river in Koh Kong

Dam foes ‘stay strong’
After activist’s deportation, community split on project

Chinese engineers prepare to conduct a feasibility study in 2012 for the proposed Areng Valley dam

‘Don’t talk about Areng’
PM says dam won’t be built this mandate, defends deportation

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International Organization for Migration spokesman Joe Lowry on refugee benefits being honored for the roughly 40 refugees already in Cambodia

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Hun Sen saddened by Gareth Evans' critique

Prime Minister Hun Sen used the opening of a major international conference in Phnom Penh on Thursday morning to publicly question why former Australian Foreign Minister and Paris Peace Agreements architect Gareth Evans had attacked him in a scath

More asylum seekers ejected

Provincial police in Ratanakkiri reportedly arrested and deported four Montagnard asylum seekers to Vietnam on Tuesday, where the mostly Christian ethnic minority allegedly faces religious and political persecution.

Hun Sen sets deadline for election reform talks

Election officials count votes in Prey Veng province in 2013

Prime Minister Hun Sen set a firm two-day deadline for negotiators from his Cambodian People’s Party and the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party to finalise a new electoral reform law, a source of contention for months.

‘I will come back,’ says deported activist

Supporters chant during a protest in front of the Cambodia National Immigration Department in Phnom Penh

Referring to Cambodia as “my country”, Alex Gonzalez-Davidson, a vocal environmental activist and Spanish national who was deported Monday, yesterday vowed to return and continue his struggle to save the Areng Valley.

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Should I stay or should I go?

His visa has expired and the government wont renew it but dogged environmental activist Alejandro Gonzalez-Davidson says he's going no where.

A gibbon at Phnom Thot

Fighting deforestation with eco-tourism

Eco-tourism plans a last resort to save a 6400-hectare patch of forest from illegal logging and wildlife poaching.

A health clinic in Sangke District

Mass Battambang HIV infection

The unlicensed 'doctor' at the centre of allegations over the mass HIV outbreak in Battambang's Sangke district has been charged murder and intentionally transmitting the virus.

Deal to help all refugees: IOM

Families in the Nauru detention centre stand at the residential compound during a protest against Australia’s refugee deal with Cambodia

The International Organization for Migration has said a refugee relocation and integration program it will soon start developing with the Cambodian government will benefit all refugees in the country, even if none processed in Australian