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Lawyers and the mother of Mean Pich Rita leave Phnom Penh Municipal Court after signing the bail guarantee for her release, May 13, 2021. CamboJA/ Panha Chhorpoan

TV presenter released on bail following request from PM’s lawyers

Viroch Sophang, Pich Rita’s defense lawyer, told CamboJA that the court questioned her Thursday morning and that Hun Sen’s lawyers were in attendance. Sophang said the court agreed to the bail release because of health problems Pich Rita faces and due to the lack of extensive investigation.
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Lawyers and the mother of Mean Pich Rita leave Phnom Penh Municipal Court after signing the bail guarantee for her release, May 13, 2021. CamboJA/ Panha Chhorpoan

TV presenter released on bail following request from PM’s lawyers

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“Maintaining a healthy river ecosystem and balancing the interests of both human and nature” is the advice that expert Carl Middleton, director of the Center for Social Development Studies at Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, gave for the multiparty cooperation initiative Mekong-Lancang (LMC)
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A motorist drives past the Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone (SSEZ) at Preah Sihanouk province on September 28, 2017. CamboJA/ Pring Samrang

Report: China’s new silk road project brings risk of increased illicit trade

China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Beijing’s ambitious global programme for expanding its international trade opportunities and promoting infrastructure development, has been linked to increased risks of increased illicit trade, corruption, and crime, especially for weak economies such as Cambodia, a report has alleged.