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14 Aug 2018 | 12:29 pm

Genocide Expert Alex Hinton on Understanding Cambodian Justice in Khmer Rouge Trials - VOA Khmer


VOA Khmer

Genocide Expert Alex Hinton on Understanding Cambodian Justice in Khmer Rouge Trials
VOA Khmer
He has served as the president of the International Association of Genocide Scholars and the UNESCO Chair in Genocide Prevention. Hinton is a prolific author and Cambodia expert and has served as a witness at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal. He spoke to ...

14 Aug 2018 | 8:48 am

KWP aims to unite opposition parties - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

KWP aims to unite opposition parties
Khmer Times
The Khmer Will Party has called on democrats from other political parties to join its ranks in a move to build up a robust opposition to challenge the powerhouse CPP. During an exclusive interview with Khmer Times yesterday, KWP president Kong Monika ...

13 Aug 2018 | 5:47 pm

CYP flip-flops on recount demands - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

CYP flip-flops on recount demands
Khmer Times
Meanwhile, NEC deputy secretary-general Som Sorida yesterday said that the NEC received a letter from the Khmer Anti-Poverty party demanding a re-election. “It's a letter without clear purpose. I would say it's not a complaint although the NEC will ...
CYP retracts NEC complaintThe Phnom Penh Post

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13 Aug 2018 | 5:47 pm

Khan Savoeun solidifies CPP ties - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Khan Savoeun solidifies CPP ties
Khmer Times
Following his exit from the Khmer National United Party last year, former party vice president Khan Savoeun yesterday ordered a group of his staffers to begin removing his image from all KNUP propaganda in Banteay Meanchey and other provinces.

13 Aug 2018 | 5:47 pm

Fire damages historic cinema - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Fire damages historic cinema
Khmer Times
It was later repurposed in 1975 as a salt warehouse under the Khmer Rouge. Following the downfall of the regime in 1979, the building was then reused to screen films. Khem Kimseng, a provincial deputy police chief, said yesterday that the fire was ...

13 Aug 2018 | 3:41 pm

Man jailed after torching apartment - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Man jailed after torching apartment
Khmer Times
Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday charged a 29-year-old man who allegedly torched his rental room in Stung Meanchey commune after being evicted for drug use. Captain Seng Chetra, a Meanchey district police officer, identified the accused as Sok ...

13 Aug 2018 | 2:38 pm

Japan goes shy on Khmer poll flaws - Bangkok Post


Bangkok Post

Japan goes shy on Khmer poll flaws
Bangkok Post
Cambodia's general election on July 29 concluded with a sharp controversy. Skeptical voter turnout, a number of spoilt ballots, election boycotts and a sweeping victory by the ruling Cambodian People Party (CPP) appeared in international media headlines.
Parties react to election resultsKhmer Times

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12 Aug 2018 | 5:13 pm

Makro to build commercial centre in Siem Reap - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Makro to build commercial centre in Siem Reap
Khmer Times
James Hodge, associate director of CBRE Cambodia, told Khmer Times yesterday that Siem Reap is growing rapidly as a market and attracting larger amounts of tourists, making investments like Makro's necessary to keep up with customer demand. He said ...

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12 Aug 2018 | 2:03 pm

Fr Luca Bolelli: My mission among the Khmer (video) - AsiaNews


AsiaNews

Fr Luca Bolelli: My mission among the Khmer (video)
AsiaNews
Bologna (AsiaNews) – Fr Luca Bolelli, 43, has been a missionary with the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions (PIME) since 2001. For the past 11 years he has lived in Cambodia, working with the country's small Church (about 25,000 people), which ...

11 Aug 2018 | 6:11 am

Sin Chhoeum, 100, fled the Khmer Rouge Killing Fields for the United States - Philly.com


Philly.com

Sin Chhoeum, 100, fled the Khmer Rouge Killing Fields for the United States
Philly.com
Mrs. Sin, her son, 12, and a daughter, Dy Oun, 19, escaped in 1978 from the Khmer Rouge camp in Chhrou Sdao. They made a harrowing 100-mile journey to Thailand on foot and lived in refugee camps in Thailand and the Philippines before obtaining visas ...

8 Aug 2018 | 5:26 pm

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