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Parties Battle For Lonely Ratanakkiri Commune - The Cambodia Daily - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Parties Battle For Lonely Ratanakkiri Commune - The Cambodia Daily
The Cambodia Daily
In the 2012 commune elections, all but one of the province's 50 communes went to the ruling party, almost all by a landslide. All but Pate. Of the 581 ballots its ...

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28 May 2017 | 6:37 pm

Lawyers seek release of man as US seeks country to take him - News Sentinel


Lawyers seek release of man as US seeks country to take him
News Sentinel
The case involves Sreynuon Lunn, 32, who was born in a Thai refugee camp to Cambodian parents fleeing the Khmer Rouge and brought to the United States as a seven-month-old child. Lunn was legally allowed into the country as a refugee and given ...

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28 May 2017 | 11:21 am

New recipe for Cambodia's restaurants - Nikkei Asian Review


Nikkei Asian Review

New recipe for Cambodia's restaurants
Nikkei Asian Review
... training restaurants run by nongovernmental organizations focused on giving basic employment and vocational training to street children and orphans, Riviere went on to research a cookbook and devote his life to elevating the profile of Cambodian ...

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27 May 2017 | 11:01 pm

PM warns CNRP not to test 'patience' - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

PM warns CNRP not to test 'patience'
The Phnom Penh Post
Hun Sen appeared to be referring to a Facebook user who earlier this week posted a video to her profile accusing the Cambodian People's Party of padding its rallies with Vietnamese citizens because one campaigner's motorbike bore the country's licence ...

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25 May 2017 | 7:13 pm

Cambodia's Commune Elections: A Barometer for 2018 - The Diplomat


The Diplomat

Cambodia's Commune Elections: A Barometer for 2018
The Diplomat
With the imminent commune elections, Cambodian citizens have in their hands a valuable opportunity to evaluate the performance of the two parties with a real chance to lead the country for another five years. In other ... The fact that commune ...

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24 May 2017 | 10:39 am

Cambodians rally ahead of polls as US warns of intimidation - WPXI Pittsburgh


WPXI Pittsburgh

Cambodians rally ahead of polls as US warns of intimidation
WPXI Pittsburgh
With the exception of Aceh, homosexuality is not illegal in Indonesia, but the country's low-profile LGBT community has been under siege in the past year. Prejudice has been fanned by stridently anti-gay comments from politicians and Islamic hard ...

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20 May 2017 | 5:20 am

The Heart of Cambodian Culture in America Beats Through Long Beach - Eater LA


Eater LA

The Heart of Cambodian Culture in America Beats Through Long Beach
Eater LA
... a Cambodian specialty that offers a quick tour through the tangy, fishy, spicy, herbal wonderland that define the cuisine in this Southeast Asian country. It's a flavor profile particular to the country's signature spice blend kreung, a combination ...

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17 May 2017 | 3:21 pm

Fears of US drift on rights under Trump as Cambodia suffers crackdown - Reuters UK


Reuters UK

Fears of US drift on rights under Trump as Cambodia suffers crackdown
Reuters UK
... intensifies in Cambodia ahead of elections, critics of veteran strongman Hun Sen fear a change in U.S. priorities under President Donald Trump will reduce pressure to respect human rights. Although not a top U.S. concern, the Southeast Asian ...
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12 May 2017 | 12:48 am

Probe Finds Rampant Log Smuggling to Vietnam - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

Probe Finds Rampant Log Smuggling to Vietnam
The Cambodia Daily
Despite the high-profile bust, The Cambodia Daily found strong evidence of an ongoing illicit timber trade between Ratanakkiri and Vietnam in 2010, and again in 2013. In 2015, the U.K.'s Global Witness came out with the results of an ... Vietnamese ...

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7 May 2017 | 7:51 pm

Cambodian actress Denny Kwan receives 12-month movie ban because she's too sexy: Reports - Toronto Sun


Toronto Sun

Cambodian actress Denny Kwan receives 12-month movie ban because she's too sexy: Reports
Toronto Sun
The busty bombshell's social media profile is prolific with revealing photos deemed counter to the country's code of virtue. “I know it's my right to (dress how I want), but our culture, Cambodian people, cannot accept it,” Kwan said, according to the ...

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1 May 2017 | 9:34 am