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Containers filled with plastic waste at the Sihanoukville port on July 16, 2019

Plastic Waste Shipped Out, but Destination Unclear

The first 14 out of 83 containers of plastic waste imported to the country, supposedly from the U.S. and Canada, have been sent back to their countries of origin, the customs department said.

CPP

CPP Takes Control of 98 Percent of District, Provincial Seats

The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) took control of more than 98 percent of seats on the district and provincial councils following a vote by commune councilors last month, the National Election Committee (NEC) announced on Saturday.

Chinese Officer and Hun Sen

Chinese Official Meets Hun Sen, Plans Sihanoukville Trip

Wang Yajun, the vice minister of the international relations department of the Chinese Communist Party’s Central Committee, met with Prime Minister Hun Sen in Phnom Penh on Friday to discuss China’s investment plans in Cambodia.