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39th session of UN Human Rights Council opens

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39th session of UN Human Rights Council opens

The 39th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) opened in Geneva, Switzerland, on September 10, attended by representatives of 47 member countries, more than 100 observer states and international and non-governmental organisations.

Cambodian opposition leader released on bail

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Cambodian opposition leader released on bail

Leader of the dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Kem Sokha was released on September 10 but immediately put under house arrest to serve investigation of his alleged crimes, the Phnom Penh Municipal Court said the same day.

Cambodia frees leader of opposition party Kem Sokha

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Cambodia frees leader of opposition party Kem Sokha

Leader of the dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Kem Sokha was released from Trapeng Phlong prison in the country’s Tbong Khmum province and returned to his home in Phnom Penh in early morning of September 10.

WWF report warns ASEAN banks

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WWF report warns ASEAN banks

A new World Wild Fund for Nature (WWF) report finds that ASEAN’s biggest banks are increasingly aware of the impact their businesses have on the environment and society, but are slow to act on the huge potential they hold in addressing climate change and financing sustainable food, energy and infrastructure systems in the region.

RoK’s overseas direct investment surges in Q2

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RoK’s overseas direct investment surges in Q2

The Republic of Korea (RoK)'s overseas direct investment rose sharply in the second quarter from a year earlier as investors focus on offshore investment in the manufacturing and financial sectors, the RoK government’s data shows.