Cambodia News: Khmer Krom

Angkor Wat Is Great and All, But It’s Time to Give Siem Reap Its Due - Bloomberg

Angkor Wat Is Great and All, But It’s Time to Give Siem Reap Its Due  Bloomberg

The famous jungle ruins may be Cambodia's crown jewel, but there's more to take in now at this tourist town, as artists, chefs, and eco-conscious hoteliers ...

17 Apr 2019 | 1:35 am

UNPO: #3 Khmer-Krom Newsletter January-March 2019 - UNPO

UNPO: #3 Khmer-Krom Newsletter January-March 2019  UNPO

The UNPO releases the third of a series of newsletters dedicated to the plight of the Khmer-Krom. The *content* of the newsletter presents the upcoming ...

16 Apr 2019 | 7:35 am

UNPO, HIHR and KKF to hold Second Symposium on the Khmer-Krom's Right to Self-Determination - UNPO

UNPO, HIHR and KKF to hold Second Symposium on the Khmer-Krom's Right to Self-Determination  UNPO

On Saturday 1 June 2019, the Khmers Kampuchea-Krom Federation (KKF), the Hawaii Institute for Human Rights (HIHR) and the Unrepresented Nations and ...

16 Apr 2019 | 4:46 am

Cambodia's David Copperfield - Khmer Times

Cambodia's David Copperfield  Khmer Times

Almost everyone in Cambodia loves magic tricks. They also want to learn a few tricks to impress their classmates or colleagues, or give performances at parties.

5 Apr 2019 | 2:00 am

On what basis will there be national reconciliation? - Khmer Times

On what basis will there be national reconciliation?  Khmer Times

A few days ago, former parliamentarians of the late CNRP launched a call for national reconciliation, mentioning in particular the very short episode of the ...

29 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Experts: S Reap 'next Sihanoukville' - Khmer Times

Experts: S Reap 'next Sihanoukville'  Khmer Times

Siem Reap has always been the main tourist hub of Cambodia. In recent years, however, southern Sihanoukville has been stealing the real estate spotlight.

27 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Xenophobia in Cambodia: Is It an Issue? - IPP-REVIEW

Xenophobia in Cambodia: Is It an Issue?  IPP-REVIEW

Xenophobia in Cambodia is a serious issue which should not be ignored or taken lightly. One example was a violent riot against Thai embassy and Thai ...

14 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Foreign Affairs Minister lays out core foreign policy values - The Phnom Penh Post

Foreign Affairs Minister lays out core foreign policy values  The Phnom Penh Post

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on Monday outlined the four core foreign policy values that Cambodia is focusing on in the current ...

12 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Riverside plots await development - Khmer Times

Riverside plots await development  Khmer Times

Phnom Penh is a city defined by rivers. It sits at the point where four waterways intersect. The Tonle Sap, Tonle Mekong Leu, Tonle Mekong Krom and Tonle ...

6 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Dragon City: The man behind Cambodia's most ambitious development project - Southeast Asia Globe

Dragon City: The man behind Cambodia's most ambitious development project  Southeast Asia Globe

Almost a decade ago, Phuoeng Sophean dreamt up the idea of a new capital of momentous proportions that he named “Samdech Techo Hun Sen Dragon City”

4 Mar 2019 | 2:00 am

Literary events set for National Reading Day - The Phnom Penh Post

Literary events set for National Reading Day  The Phnom Penh Post

Literary competitions, free book giveaways and public readings are among the offerings at a National Reading Day lead-up event starting on March 9, Ministry of ...

28 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

What is Chinese New Year without a Lion Dance? - Khmer Times

What is Chinese New Year without a Lion Dance?  Khmer Times

They have no high poles for them to dance on. There is not a large space for them to roll around. None of them speak even one Chinese word.

1 Feb 2019 | 2:00 am

Traditional Khmer performers push back against modern entertainment , Post - The Phnom Penh Post

Traditional Khmer performers push back against modern entertainment , Post  The Phnom Penh Post

Traditional art forms struggle to survive in today's technology focused, entertainment rich modern society. But there is one form of traditional Khmer theatre that is ...

29 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom: Commemorations of the End of the Khmer Rouge, but Human Rights Situation Remains Severe - UNPO

Khmer Krom: Commemorations of the End of the Khmer Rouge, but Human Rights Situation Remains Severe  UNPO

In January, Cambodia celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the Vietnamese invasion that ended the Khmer Rouge regime in the country. Every year, these events ...

23 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Tycoon murder trial continues - Khmer Times

Tycoon murder trial continues  Khmer Times

Phnom Penh Municipal Court continues the murder trial of tycoon Thong Sarath over the slaying of Ung Meng Chue.

17 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Anniversary of Khmer Rouge Overthrow Marked By Joy, Anger - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Anniversary of Khmer Rouge Overthrow Marked By Joy, Anger  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Tens of thousands of Vietnamese troops invaded Cambodia in late December 1978 and overthrew the Chinese-backed Khmer Rouge regime on 7 January ...

11 Jan 2019 | 2:00 am

Country profile: Vietnam - New Internationalist

Country profile: Vietnam  New Internationalist

The Vietnam of yesteryear that many Westerners use as a reference point for the nation is long outdated, writes Bennett Murray.

14 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

UNPO at 2018 KKF Annual Meeting - UNPO

UNPO at 2018 KKF Annual Meeting  UNPO

Photo courtesy of Voice of Kampuchea-Krom Radio. From 7 to 9 December 2018, UNPO Member the Khmers Kampuchea-Krom Federation (KKF) hosted its ...

11 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

UNPO: #2 Khmer-Krom Newsletter November-December 2018 - UNPO

UNPO: #2 Khmer-Krom Newsletter November-December 2018  UNPO

UNPO releases the second issue of a series of newsletters dedicated to the ongoing struggle of the Khmer-Krom people. This newsletter contextualises the ...

4 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

Vietnam's Invasion of Cambodia, Revisited - The Diplomat

Vietnam's Invasion of Cambodia, Revisited  The Diplomat

On the morning of January 7, 1979 a small unit of the Vietnamese army swept into Phnom Penh virtually without firing a shot and ended the violent reign of the ...

1 Dec 2018 | 2:00 am

The 2018 Annual Report of USCIRF is mapping out the world's worst violators of freedom of religion - UNPO

The 2018 Annual Report of USCIRF is mapping out the world's worst violators of freedom of religion  UNPO

The release of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) Annual Report is always awaited with great expectation. With an ...

19 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom mark failed war - Khmer Times

Khmer Krom mark failed war  Khmer Times

The Khmer Kampuchea Krom Association is today hosting an event to commemorate Kampuchea Krom separatists who died during the failed war for ...

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Authorities struggle to relocate river families - Khmer Times

Authorities struggle to relocate river families  Khmer Times

Interior Minister Sar Kheng yesterday said provincial authorities have faced challenges while relocating thousands of Khmer Cham and ethnic Vietnamese ...

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

PREAH CHAN KROHOM - Khmer Times

PREAH CHAN KROHOM  Khmer Times

Published in April 2018, “Red Moon” or more commonly known in Khmer as Preah Chan Krohom depicts an aspect of the Cambodian tradition and how people ...

16 Nov 2018 | 2:00 am

Nanning's vocational college reaches out to Cambodia - Khmer Times

Nanning's vocational college reaches out to Cambodia  Khmer Times

Guangxi's Nanning vocational technology college (NCVT) is reaching out to Cambodian students in an effort to teach Business English to meet expected ...

25 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

Thousands flock to a Khmer ox race at temple in south Vietnam, Post - The Phnom Penh Post

Thousands flock to a Khmer ox race at temple in south Vietnam, Post  The Phnom Penh Post

THE annual ox racing festival at Ro temple in Vietnam is a popular event for both locals and tourists. This year's edition, which took place on October 14-15, ...

24 Oct 2018 | 2:00 am

UNPO Concerned About Impacts of EU-Vietnam FTA on Human Rights - UNPO

UNPO Concerned About Impacts of EU-Vietnam FTA on Human Rights  UNPO

Expected to be ratified late 2018 or early 2019, the European Union (EU)-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVTFA) aims at increasing bilateral trade and ...

21 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodia: Free All Political Prisoners - Human Rights Watch

Cambodia: Free All Political Prisoners  Human Rights Watch

The Cambodian government should immediately and unconditionally release all those detained for peacefully exercising their fundamental rights.

12 Sep 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen Blvd: Favourite among developers - Khmer Times

Hun Sen Blvd: Favourite among developers  Khmer Times

With Cambodia's economy showing no signs of slowing down and a building boom in full swing, local and international real estate developers are flocking to ...

22 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Entertainment complex to open in November - Khmer Times

Entertainment complex to open in November  Khmer Times

WorldBridge Arena, a shopping and entertainment complex built by the WorldBridge Group in Phnom Penh, will open to the public in November, with half of the ...

22 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Paris Peace Accords are still important for Cambodia - Khmer Times

Paris Peace Accords are still important for Cambodia  Khmer Times

Srun Srorn, a social media influencer and a peace activist, says it is high time that the spirit of the 1991 Paris Peace Accords be revived.

21 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

UNPO: UNPO Observes International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples 2018 - UNPO

UNPO: UNPO Observes International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples 2018  UNPO

Today, Thursday 9 August 2018, is the 24th International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples since its creation by the United Nations in December 1994.

9 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

One of China's highest-ranking Buddhist monks accused of sexual misconduct - USA TODAY

One of China's highest-ranking Buddhist monks accused of sexual misconduct  USA TODAY

Shi Xuecheng is accused of harassing and demanding sexual favors from numerous nuns in a 95-page statement compiled by two fellow monks at the storied ...

3 Aug 2018 | 2:00 am

Vietnam's communists intensify control of internet - La Croix International

Vietnam's communists intensify control of internet  La Croix International

A group of 17 U.S. lawmakers on July 18 wrote to the Vietnamese government protesting its tough new "cyber-security" laws, that force internet companies such ...

28 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

38 killed in attacks in Syria's Sweida - Khmer Times

38 killed in attacks in Syria's Sweida  Khmer Times

DAMASCUS (Xinhua) – At least 38 people were killed and 37 others wounded in a series of bombings and attacks that rocked government-held areas in the ...

26 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Global Witness calls on the US to sanction tycoons - Khmer Times

Global Witness calls on the US to sanction tycoons  Khmer Times

Global Witness has called on the United States to impose sanctions against four Cambodian tycoons for their alleged roles in the demise of Cambodian ...

23 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Our Motherland Party takes campaign to capital - Khmer Times

Our Motherland Party takes campaign to capital  Khmer Times

Our Motherland Party holds its first Phnom Penh march after Prey Veng and Svay Rieng.

18 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Removing EBA 'measure of last resort': EU - Khmer Times

Removing EBA 'measure of last resort': EU  Khmer Times

The European Union says they are considering the removal of Cambodia from its Everything-but-arms (EBA) trade scheme.

16 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Private sector to EU: Don't punish Cambodia - Khmer Times

Private sector to EU: Don't punish Cambodia  Khmer Times

Representatives of the private sector urge the EU not to cancel the Everything-but-arms.

12 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Three parties attack government - Khmer Times

Three parties attack government  Khmer Times

Three political parties contesting the election yesterday slammed the government, accusing it of abusing human rights, and forcing voters and youths to refrain ...

5 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Prosecutors at ECCC issue summaries of Case 004 statements - The Phnom Penh Post

Prosecutors at ECCC issue summaries of Case 004 statements  The Phnom Penh Post

The international Co-prosecutors (ICPs) at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) has issued a summary of their final statements in ...

3 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

Cambodian military, police leaders are clean, PM says - Khmer Times

Cambodian military, police leaders are clean, PM says  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen has lashed out at Human Rights Watch director Brad Adams that accused Cambodian 12 top military and police leaders of committing ...

2 Jul 2018 | 2:00 am

GDP seeking to oust old guard - Khmer Times

GDP seeking to oust old guard  Khmer Times

Grassroots Democratic Party president Yeng Virak is positioning the GDP as the leader of change. After surviving the Khmer Rouge regime and going onto study ...

26 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

US hits commander of PM's bodyguard unit with sanctions - Khmer Times

US hits commander of PM's bodyguard unit with sanctions  Khmer Times

The US imposes financial sanctions against the commander of PM's bodyguard unit for his alleged involvement in human rights abuses.

14 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Why has the Cambodian government made tens of thousands of ethnic Vietnamese people stateless? - Equal Times

Why has the Cambodian government made tens of thousands of ethnic Vietnamese people stateless?  Equal Times

Keo Samoeun has helped construct dozens of buildings throughout Phnom Penh. In the past, he repaired villas damaged during the Khmer Rouge era and he is ...

12 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom mark cession day - Khmer Times

Khmer Krom mark cession day  Khmer Times

A mass religious ceremony commemorating the absorption of Kampuchea Krom to Vietnam in 1949.

5 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Refugee deal on Nauru to expire in two months, official says - Khmer Times

Refugee deal on Nauru to expire in two months, official says  Khmer Times

A deal with Australia to resettle refugees from Nauru island comes to an end in August.

5 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

UNPO and KKF Gather Over 150 People in Paris to Discuss Situation of the Khmer-Krom - UNPO

UNPO and KKF Gather Over 150 People in Paris to Discuss Situation of the Khmer-Krom  UNPO

On 2 June 2018, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) together with the Khmers Kampuchea-Khrom Federation (KKF) convened a ...

5 Jun 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer-Krom: Cession of Kampuchea-Krom To Be Commemorated By Nearly 2000 Buddhist Monks - UNPO

Khmer-Krom: Cession of Kampuchea-Krom To Be Commemorated By Nearly 2000 Buddhist Monks  UNPO

On the occasion of the anniversary of the cession of the disputed Kampuchea-Krom land to Vietnam in 1949, nearly 2000 Buddhist monks will gather to ...

29 May 2018 | 2:00 am

NBC warns of fraudulent loans - Khmer Times

NBC warns of fraudulent loans  Khmer Times

The National Bank of Cambodia on Tuesday warned the public of the dangers of low-interest loans being offered by unscrupulous companies.

24 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom monks to commemorate cession year - Khmer Times

Khmer Krom monks to commemorate cession year  Khmer Times

Three Khmer Kampuchea Krom associations are planning to host a religious ceremony in Phnom Penh next month to mark the anniversary of the cession of ...

24 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Hun Sen warns of HIV rise - Khmer Times

Hun Sen warns of HIV rise  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen has urged everyone to practice safe sex amid a rise in HIV transmission. Mr Hun Sen told garment workers in Kampong Speu province ...

24 May 2018 | 2:00 am

Mixed Opinions on Vietnam’s Historical Role in Cambodia Spark Debate - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Mixed Opinions on Vietnam’s Historical Role in Cambodia Spark Debate  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Vietnam invaded Cambodia in January 1979 with about 200000 troops to overthrow the Khmer Rouge regime, which had ruled since 1975.

2 Apr 2018 | 2:00 am

A People in Limbo, Many Living Entirely on the Water - New York Times

A People in Limbo, Many Living Entirely on the Water  New York Times

Floating villages spread across the surface of the Mekong River's waterways, playing host to ethnic Vietnamese whose status in Cambodian society is ...

28 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Kem Ley Party changes name to Khmer United Party - The Phnom Penh Post

Kem Ley Party changes name to Khmer United Party  The Phnom Penh Post

The newly minted Kem Ley Party founded by the slain political activist's brother has changed its name to the Khmer United Party.

23 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

PM flies to Australia for summit - Khmer Times

PM flies to Australia for summit  Khmer Times

Prime Minister Hun Sen left Cambodia yesterday to attend the Asean-Australia Special Summit which will take place this weekend in Sydney. Minister Attached ...

16 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Alleged Genocidaire Could See Case Dismissed at Khmer Rouge Tribunal - ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Alleged Genocidaire Could See Case Dismissed at Khmer Rouge Tribunal  ខ្មែរ (VOA)

Observers said they do not believe that cases 003 and 004 will go to trial due to the strong opposition from Hun Sen. WASHINGTON —. Yim Tith, who was ...

3 Mar 2018 | 2:00 am

Four Khmer Krom Monks Jailed by VN in 2007 Reportedly Free - The Cambodia Daily

Four Khmer Krom Monks Jailed by VN in 2007 Reportedly Free  The Cambodia Daily

Four Khmer Krom monks, who had been held in a Vietnamese prison for almost two years, were released Sunday and Monday, according to Khmer Krom Monk ...

1 Mar 2018 | 7:35 am

Khmer Krom warned not to join Rainsy's new movement - The Phnom Penh Post

Khmer Krom warned not to join Rainsy's new movement  The Phnom Penh Post

The head of a Khmer Krom advocacy association yesterday issued a statement urging his followers not to join ex-opposition leader Sam Rainsy's newly minted ...

1 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am

UNPO at KKF Year-End Conference in Orlando, Florida - UNPO

UNPO at KKF Year-End Conference in Orlando, Florida  UNPO

All photographs courtesy of VOKK 2017. During the weekend of 9-10 December 2017, the Khmer Kampuchea-Krom Federation (KKF) hosted its annual ...

13 Dec 2017 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom plan human rights rally - Khmer Times

Khmer Krom plan human rights rally  Khmer Times

The Khmer Kampuchea Krom for Human Rights and Development Association has announced plans to hold a rally in Siem Reap province to celebrate Human ...

8 Nov 2017 | 2:00 am

New Effort to Honor Khmer Krom Fighters Allied With US in Vietnam War - Voice of America

New Effort to Honor Khmer Krom Fighters Allied With US in Vietnam War  Voice of America

Fifty years ago, U.S. Army Captain Steve Yedinak returned home from Vietnam believing that he had led covert operations that contributed significantly to the ...

16 Sep 2017 | 2:00 am

NGOs demand ID cards for Kampuchea Krom - Khmer Times

NGOs demand ID cards for Kampuchea Krom  Khmer Times

Three local NGOs are to request a meeting with the Interior Minister to discuss the granting of ID cards to Kampuchea Krom people living in Cambodia.

30 Aug 2017 | 2:00 am

Monk meeting - The Phnom Penh Post

Monk meeting  The Phnom Penh Post

The Kampuchea Krom for Human Rights and Development Association yesterday gathered in Phnom Penh Thmey commune in celebration of the 23rd ...

10 Aug 2017 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom: Buddhist Re-Ordination Ceremony Blocked by Authorities - UNPO

Khmer Krom: Buddhist Re-Ordination Ceremony Blocked by Authorities  UNPO

Photo courtesy of RFA/AFP. On 8 July 2017, a ceremony to re-ordain Venerable Lieu Ny as a Buddhist monk was impeded by Vietnamese authorities.

17 Jul 2017 | 2:00 am

Police ensnared in missing monk mystery - Khmer Times

Police ensnared in missing monk mystery  Khmer Times

Siem Reap police are fending off allegations that they harassed and humiliated a Khmer Krom monk and a layman who have gone missing while visiting the ...

4 Jul 2017 | 2:00 am

Police block Kampuchea Krom march - The Phnom Penh Post

Police block Kampuchea Krom march  The Phnom Penh Post

About 100 police armed with batons, pistols and rifles blocked the road in front of Phnom Penh's Wat Chas pagoda yesterday to stop about a dozen activists from ...

27 Jun 2017 | 2:00 am

Kampuchea Krom protest banned - Khmer Times

Kampuchea Krom protest banned  Khmer Times

The Kampuchea Krom community has been told they cannot hold a rally in Phnom Penh to mark the day their territory was lost to Vietnam and speak out against ...

22 Jun 2017 | 2:00 am

Kampuchea Krom to take their fight to the UN - Khmer Times

Kampuchea Krom to take their fight to the UN  Khmer Times

The Khmer Kampuchea Krom Association has vowed to seek help from the United Nations if the petition it submitted to the Vietnamese government yesterday ...

6 Jun 2017 | 2:00 am

Kampuchea Krom petition against rights abuses - Khmer Times

Kampuchea Krom petition against rights abuses  Khmer Times

The Kampuchea Krom community will today petition the Vietnamese government to stop restricting the rights of its citizens living in Vietnam. The move comes 68 ...

5 Jun 2017 | 2:00 am

New Year gift for Khmer Krom - Khmer Times

New Year gift for Khmer Krom  Khmer Times

The secretariat representing 11 branches of the Khmer Kampuchea Krom Association in Cambodia has welcomed a decision by Vietnamese provincial ...

4 Apr 2017 | 2:00 am

Report Highlights Closed Path to Citizenship for Khmer Krom - The Cambodia Daily

Report Highlights Closed Path to Citizenship for Khmer Krom  The Cambodia Daily

Many Khmer Krom people living in Cambodia struggle to gain proper identification documents—despite the government repeatedly declaring them “automatic ...

27 Jan 2017 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom ethnic group denied many rights: report - The Phnom Penh Post

Khmer Krom ethnic group denied many rights: report  The Phnom Penh Post

While Cambodia in theory offers full citizenship to members of its Khmer Krom minority, in practice, many members of the community remain in a legal ...

27 Jan 2017 | 2:00 am

Cambodia Wants China as Its Neighborhood Bully - Foreign Policy

Cambodia Wants China as Its Neighborhood Bully  Foreign Policy

In the closing months of 2016, all of Southeast Asia seemed to be pivoting toward China. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was hailed as a “visionary ...

5 Jan 2017 | 2:00 am

Rights groups push for Khmer Krom ID cards - The Phnom Penh Post

Rights groups push for Khmer Krom ID cards  The Phnom Penh Post

Two minority rights organisations have asked the Ministry of Interior to ensure its officials issue national identity cards to Khmer Krom, who they say are facing ...

12 Jul 2016 | 2:00 am

Gathering to Mourn Loss of Kampuchea Krom - Khmer Times

Gathering to Mourn Loss of Kampuchea Krom  Khmer Times

A coalition of Kampuchea Krom community groups will celebrate the 67th anniversary of the loss of land to Vietnam on Saturday at the Bodhiyarama Buddhist ...

1 Jun 2016 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom monks given prison terms - The Phnom Penh Post

Khmer Krom monks given prison terms  The Phnom Penh Post

Two Khmer Krom monks, arrested and defrocked last August after being charged with drug possession, attempted murder and forgery, were sentenced on ...

4 Apr 2016 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom monks upbeat in court - The Phnom Penh Post

Khmer Krom monks upbeat in court  The Phnom Penh Post

The merits of drug, attempted murder and forgery charges brought against two Khmer Krom monks arrested last August were weighed in Phnom Penh Municipal ...

23 Mar 2016 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom Unlikely To Benefit in Asean Integration, Advocate Says - VOA Khmer

Khmer Krom Unlikely To Benefit in Asean Integration, Advocate Says  VOA Khmer

The Khmer Kampuchea Krom ethnic minority, which lives in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam, is unlikely to benefit from the wider integration of Asean, ...

9 May 2015 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom: Witness of Red Khmers Genocide Testifies - UNPO

Khmer Krom: Witness of Red Khmers Genocide Testifies  UNPO

On 17 March 2015, former deputy chief of the Tram Kak district hospital Riel Son testified against Pol Pot's regime. He told the Khmer Rouge Tribunal about the ...

17 Mar 2015 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom look to France - The Phnom Penh Post

Khmer Krom look to France  The Phnom Penh Post

Thach Setha, the president of the Khmer Kampuchea Krom Community, says he is planning to lead a group to an unlikely destination: France, the country he ...

17 Nov 2014 | 2:00 am

Rights Groups Fear ‘Blacklist’ for Anti-Vietnam Protesters - VOA Khmer

Rights Groups Fear ‘Blacklist’ for Anti-Vietnam Protesters  VOA Khmer

Local rights workers say they fear ongoing protests by the Khmer Krom minority in front of the Vietnamese Embassy could be putting demonstrators at risk of a ...

14 Nov 2014 | 2:00 am

The Plight of Cambodia's Khmer Krom Community - The Diplomat

The Plight of Cambodia's Khmer Krom Community  The Diplomat

Marching in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh to mark the 23rd anniversary of the Paris Peace Agreement – the country's national day – between 800 and ...

30 Oct 2014 | 2:00 am

Kampuchea Krom Protests Speak to Larger Fears - The Cambodia Daily

Kampuchea Krom Protests Speak to Larger Fears  The Cambodia Daily

It started on Radio Free Asia's morning political affairs program on June 6. A diplomat at the Vietnamese Embassy in Phnom Penh denied that Cambodia's ...

14 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am

Vietnam Slams ‘Extremists’ For Flag Burning Over Khmer Krom Dispute - Radio Free Asia

Vietnam Slams ‘Extremists’ For Flag Burning Over Khmer Krom Dispute  Radio Free Asia

Hanoi has strongly criticized a group of “extremists” for burning the flag of Vietnam during a protest by the Khmer Krom ethnic minority in front of the country's ...

14 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom Protesters Burn Vietnamese Flag - The Cambodia Daily

Khmer Krom Protesters Burn Vietnamese Flag  The Cambodia Daily

Monks and nationalist protesters burned a Vietnamese flag in front of the Vietnamese Embassy on Tuesday as the embassy continued to ignore calls to ...

13 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom Test the Waters for Demonstration - The Cambodia Daily

Khmer Krom Test the Waters for Demonstration  The Cambodia Daily

More than 1,000 ethnic Khmer Krom monks and nationalist protesters Monday tested City Hall's tolerance for public assembly and demonstration, gathering in ...

12 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am

Protesters Again Demand Vietnamese Apology Over Kampuchea Krom - VOA Khmer

Protesters Again Demand Vietnamese Apology Over Kampuchea Krom  VOA Khmer

Many Cambodians remain angered that the area, called Kampuchea Krom, or Lower Cambodia, in Khmer, was partitioned to Vietnam by the French in 1949.

21 Jul 2014 | 2:00 am

Mekong Delta Should Return to Khmer Krom, Group Says - VOA Khmer

Mekong Delta Should Return to Khmer Krom, Group Says  VOA Khmer

A Cambodian advocacy group says the Mekong Delta of Vietnam should be returned to the Khmer people who have lived there for generations.

11 Jul 2014 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom Monks Clash With Cambodian Police Over Hanoi Statement - Radio Free Asia

Khmer Krom Monks Clash With Cambodian Police Over Hanoi Statement  Radio Free Asia

More than a hundred monks and students from Vietnam's Khmer Krom ethnic minority living in Cambodia clashed Tuesday with riot police and security guards in ...

8 Jul 2014 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom want apology, National - The Phnom Penh Post

Khmer Krom want apology, National  The Phnom Penh Post

A Khmer Krom association threatened this week to protest against the Vietnamese government after an official said that the former Kampuchea Krom provinces ...

13 Jun 2014 | 2:00 am

Ceremony Marks Loss of ‘Lower Cambodia’ to Vietnam - VOA Khmer

Ceremony Marks Loss of ‘Lower Cambodia’ to Vietnam  VOA Khmer

The delta was once part of Cambodia, but it was partitioned to Vietnam by the French at the end of their Indochinese colonization in 1949.

4 Jun 2014 | 2:00 am

Kampuchea Krom anniversary quieted - The Phnom Penh Post

Kampuchea Krom anniversary quieted  The Phnom Penh Post

Plans to commemorate 65 years since France recognised formerly Kampuchea Krom provinces as part of Vietnam were scaled back by City Hall yesterday.

3 Jun 2014 | 2:00 am

Nowhere to call home - The Phnom Penh Post

Nowhere to call home  The Phnom Penh Post

Sok* doesn't know if he's Cambodian or yuon. The 30-year-old, who has been an undocumented immigrant his entire adult life, speaks the Khmer Krom dialect, ...

14 Feb 2014 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom targetted, says NGO - The Phnom Penh Post

Khmer Krom targetted, says NGO  The Phnom Penh Post

The leader of an organisation of monks from Kampuchea Krom, the part of southern Vietnam that once belonged to the Khmer Empire, accused security officials ...

9 Jan 2014 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom in Cambodia Mark Loss of Their Homeland - Radio Free Asia

Khmer Krom in Cambodia Mark Loss of Their Homeland  Radio Free Asia

Nearly 1,000 ethnic Khmer Krom living in Cambodia on Tuesday marked the 64th anniversary of the loss of their territory to Hanoi amid calls to protect the rights ...

4 Jun 2013 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom Monks in Hiding from Vietnamese Authorities - Radio Free Asia

Khmer Krom Monks in Hiding from Vietnamese Authorities  Radio Free Asia

Two ethnic Khmer monks have escaped into hiding after an attempt by Vietnamese government and religious authorities to strip them of their religious status ...

17 May 2013 | 2:00 am

Khmer Krom: Vietnamese Authorities Threaten To Defrock Monk For Teaching Khmer Culture - UNPO

Khmer Krom: Vietnamese Authorities Threaten To Defrock Monk For Teaching Khmer Culture  UNPO

The Vietnamese government is threatening to defrock Ly Chanda, a Khmer Krom Buddhist monk, for teaching about Buddhism and the Khmer language.

12 Apr 2013 | 2:00 am