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Parrothead posted a topic in Visas & PassportsIt came to my attention yesterday, that drug tests are being administered, randomly, to people going into Thailand, from Cambodia, by land. Apparently, from a later update, the setup, apparently, was a portable one (tents and portable tables). So, if you have drugs in your system, and are planning to go (by land) from Cambodia to Thailand, you have been warned. Oh, the penalties, from what I understand, are around 10,000 THB (~$300 USD). If the "guilty" party does not pay up, they are threatened with a visit (READ: stay) to the local police station.
Rice plots blocked at dam site Tue, 10 September 2013 Sen David In a first step toward clearing villagers from land intended for a planned Koh Kong provincial hydroelectric dam, a Chinese development firm has blocked a road leading to plots where villagers have continued to harvest rice. Officials from Tianjin Union Development Group, which was awarded a 9,100-hectare economic land concession straddling Koh Kongâ€™s Kiri Sakor and Botum Sakor districts two years ago, placed wooden blocks across the Ta Noun commune road on Sunday, said Phan Eng, 57, who lives in the commune. â€œWe can get across by jumping, but this makes it difficult to bring our tractors across to farm as we usually do,â€ Eng said. Read more: http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rice-plots-blocked-dam-site