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Angelina Jolie Solo - Vanity Fair


Vanity Fair

Angelina Jolie Solo
Vanity Fair
Shot entirely in Cambodia, and in the Khmer language, the film, a Netflix original, is the largest production the country has witnessed since the war, and according to the reports of several Cambodians who've seen it, it's one of the most revelatory ...
Angelina Jolie talks about 'difficult' split from Brad PittLos Angeles Times

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26 Jul 2017 | 11:45 am

Cambodia's Facebook crackdown: Police are monitoring site for 'enemies' and 'rebel movements' - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Cambodia's Facebook crackdown: Police are monitoring site for 'enemies' and 'rebel movements'
The Phnom Penh Post
“The National Police are not pessimistic or negative about the growing number of people in society using technology to disseminate [information], as that shows our country has development . . . but people do not all have equal knowledge.” Chantharith ...

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24 Jul 2017 | 6:59 pm

IN CAMBODIAN MEDIA, 'IF IT BLEEDS, IT LEADS' - The Phnom Penh Post


IN CAMBODIAN MEDIA, 'IF IT BLEEDS, IT LEADS'
The Phnom Penh Post
On any given day, local news outlets offer readers a dizzying – and potentially disturbing – array of photographs and articles documenting violence around the country in graphic detail. Often, the reporting ignores ethical guidelines, subjecting ...

20 Jul 2017 | 8:18 pm

Cambodia opposition fights back against Hun Sen's crackdown - Financial Times


Financial Times

Cambodia opposition fights back against Hun Sen's crackdown
Financial Times
But critics charge that the country's history bleeds into its modern, ostensibly democratic politics. July 5 marked the 20th anniversary of the military coup that allowed Mr Hun Sen to seize full control of the country. A year ago Kem Ley, a high ...

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18 Jul 2017 | 3:16 am

Cambodia and the diplomacy of small states - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Cambodia and the diplomacy of small states
Khmer Times
From the Persian Gulf State of Qatar, a small, oil-rich state, to the city state of Singapore, the richest country in Southeast Asia, the debate about small states' diplomacy has resurfaced. The key question ... Some of Cambodia's strategies are ...

16 Jul 2017 | 1:01 pm

Cambodia Country Profile (28-06-17) - ReliefWeb


ReliefWeb

Cambodia Country Profile (28-06-17)
ReliefWeb
Localized floods and droughts are annual events, and with 70 per cent of the population living in rural areas and dependent on subsistence agriculture, these natural disasters can have a devastating impact. During the 2013 rainy season, a combination ...

10 Jul 2017 | 10:17 pm

Meet the First Cambodian Woman to Enter Miss Universe Pageant - NextShark


NextShark

Meet the First Cambodian Woman to Enter Miss Universe Pageant
NextShark
... pageant this year. Representing the “Kingdom of Wonder” in the prestigious annual pageant for the first time is Miss Cambodia 2016 winner By Sotheary, a 19-year old high school student and part-time model. ... “I am so excited to represent my ...

10 Jul 2017 | 7:17 pm

Tribunal Judges: Im Chaem Too Lowly for Court Prosecution - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Tribunal Judges: Im Chaem Too Lowly for Court Prosecution
The Cambodia Daily
Investigating judges at the Khmer Rouge tribunal dismissed the case against Im Chaem—finding her to be too low-ranking within the regime's hierarchy—despite “reliable evidence” that she had the authority to order executions, according to documents ...

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10 Jul 2017 | 3:32 pm

The Provocateur - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

The Provocateur
The Cambodia Daily
Cut off from his country and party, would the Cambodian public—and Prime Minister Hun Sen—still take notice of his strident criticism? The last two weeks seem to have settled those questions. First came a video, posted to Mr. Rainsy's Facebook page ...

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6 Jul 2017 | 6:08 pm

Vendor Profile: Tony Jeffers - Real Change News


Real Change News

Vendor Profile: Tony Jeffers
Real Change News
That was another plus to the Cambodia plan. To make sure he could get into Cambodia, Tony paid for an expedited visa to enter the country, rather than getting an ordinary visa when he arrived in Phnom Penh. “When I arrived at the airport, there was a ...

5 Jul 2017 | 11:51 am