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18 Feb 2018 | 4:03 pm

Cambodian Museum Protects Clothing Worn by Khmer Rouge Victims - Voice of America


Voice of America

Cambodian Museum Protects Clothing Worn by Khmer Rouge Victims
Voice of America
During the 21 months he spent in a Cambodian prison, Bou Meng strangely felt at ease in the clothing he wore. Bou Meng was jailed in the late 1970s, when the Khmer Rouge ruled Cambodia. He was held at a secret, but now infamous Khmer Rouge prison ...

16 Feb 2018 | 3:56 pm

'At Some Point, You Owe a Country So Much That They Own You' - VOA Khmer


VOA Khmer

'At Some Point, You Owe a Country So Much That They Own You'
VOA Khmer
Its as if we don't need lakes… only land… until it rains so much that you wish you had a place for all that water to go to. VOA: What are the risk factors for Cambodia to get more debts and loans from China? Sophal: At some point, you owe a country ...

15 Feb 2018 | 1:39 pm

Cambodia | Lawmakers approve lese majeste law - Macau Daily Times


Macau Daily Times

Cambodia | Lawmakers approve lese majeste law
Macau Daily Times
... the honor and reputation of the king. King Norodom Sihamoni, 64, is a constitutional monarch who maintains a low profile and plays a minimal role in public affairs, while Prime Minister Hun Sen exercises almost absolute control over politics ...

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14 Feb 2018 | 5:30 pm

Cambodian lawmakers approve lese majeste law - ABC News


Cambodian lawmakers approve lese majeste law
ABC News
... the honor and reputation of the king. King Norodom Sihamoni, 64, is a constitutional monarch who maintains a low profile and plays a minimal role in public affairs, while Prime Minister Hun Sen exercises almost absolute control over politics ...

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14 Feb 2018 | 2:55 am

Facebook runs into lawsuit over Cambodian politics - Reuters


Reuters

Facebook runs into lawsuit over Cambodian politics
Reuters
Facebook did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the case, which Sam Rainsy's lawyers said had been brought in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Hun Sen's Facebook profile was private, the Cambodian ...

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9 Feb 2018 | 6:20 am

Poor knowledge transfer 'a barrier' to emerging economies' growth - Times Higher Education (THE)


Times Higher Education (THE)

Poor knowledge transfer 'a barrier' to emerging economies' growth
Times Higher Education (THE)
The graduate brain drain is said to be almost over in China, with six in seven students returning to the country after a spell abroad. But Cambodia has a long way to go, he said. “Our best graduates don't want to come back because they get better pay ...

7 Feb 2018 | 5:53 am

Cambodian Cabinet endorses amendment banning insulting king - ABC News


Cambodian Cabinet endorses amendment banning insulting king
ABC News
Cambodia's Cabinet on Friday endorsed an amendment to the criminal code making insulting the king a criminal offense punishable by a fine and up to five years in prison. After the endorsement, the change must go to both houses of Parliament for ...

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2 Feb 2018 | 6:41 am

Three gunned down on Cambodian forest patrol: Officials - Channel NewsAsia


Channel NewsAsia

Three gunned down on Cambodian forest patrol: Officials
Channel NewsAsia
... quarter of the country's forests in a generation. Cambodia's forest cover has fallen from 73 per cent in 1990 to 46 per cent in 2013, according to the United Nations. The illicit timber trade thrives on weak rule of law in remote areas and with ...

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30 Jan 2018 | 11:54 pm

Cambodia links jailed Australian 'spy' with banned opposition party - Brisbane Times


Brisbane Times

Cambodia links jailed Australian 'spy' with banned opposition party
Brisbane Times
Phnom Penh: Cambodia's government has for the first time named Australian filmmaker James Ricketson a “foreign spy,” saying in a previously unpublished court submission that he had been collecting information that could jeopardise the country's ...
Canberra must act to get Australian James Ricketson out of jail in CambodiaThe Sydney Morning Herald

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30 Jan 2018 | 9:00 pm

Five Britons facing a year in Cambodian jail for 'dancing pornographically' are 'trying to keep a good vibe' - Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Five Britons facing a year in Cambodian jail for 'dancing pornographically' are 'trying to keep a good vibe'
Telegraph.co.uk
Police raided the party in Siem Reap, the town connected to Cambodia's famed ancient ruins of Angkor Wat temple. The town, which tourists use as a base to travel to the ruins, has a number of hotels and late-night bars and clubs. Angkor Wat was the ...
'We are in pieces and don't know what to do': Mother of one of five British men facing a year in Cambodian jail over ...Daily Mail
Five Britons arrested for 'pornographic dancing' in CambodiaThe Guardian

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28 Jan 2018 | 12:39 pm