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18 Feb 2018 | 3:50 pm

Man killed by falling rocks - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Man killed by falling rocks
Khmer Times
A 40-year-old man was killed by falling rocks on Wednesday morning after attempting to extract stones from a mountain using gunpowder in Kampot province's Dang Tung district. The incident took place at about 8.30am in Chhlathh Krom village in Dang Tung ...

15 Feb 2018 | 3:22 pm

Fireworks seized in Siem Reap - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Fireworks seized in Siem Reap
Khmer Times
Siem Reap provincial authorities have seized many types of fireworks and firecrackers being illegally sold at various markets. National Police Chief Neth Savoeun on Friday instructed local authorities to strengthen any measures to ensure security and ...

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11 Feb 2018 | 3:16 pm

Nurturing young minds, preserving nature - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Nurturing young minds, preserving nature
Khmer Times
Relatively hidden in a suburban community about 400 meters from the capital's busy Okhna Try Heng Street, a two-storey bamboo building stands proud. With its walls and ceilings primarily made of bamboo culms, the building gives a welcoming and ...

8 Feb 2018 | 11:10 am

Hun Sen calls Rainsy a terrorist - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Hun Sen calls Rainsy a terrorist
Khmer Times
... an illegal organisation,” Mr Hun Sen said, adding that Cambodia could cooperate with other countries to arrest them. CNRM members include Mr Rainsy; his wife Saumura Tioulong; and two former deputy presidents of the CNRP, Eng Chhay Eang and Mu ...

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1 Feb 2018 | 5:25 pm

Arts can be cathartic for Khmer Rouge survivors: study - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Arts can be cathartic for Khmer Rouge survivors: study
The Phnom Penh Post
It is estimated that 1.7 million Cambodians died under the brutal Khmer Rouge regime in the 1970s, and currently two in five survivors are estimated to suffer from mental health problems. The research also sought to find out to what extent the ...

31 Jan 2018 | 5:44 pm

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


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 Cambodia National Rescue Movement, claiming it will provoke violence. “Sam Rainsy's movement is ...
Khmer Krom asked not to join CNRMKhmer Times

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31 Jan 2018 | 5:44 pm

Khmer Krom plan human rights rally - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Khmer Krom plan human rights rally
Khmer Times
Thousands of Khmer Krom families in Siem Reap, Takeo, Kampong Chhnang and Phnom Penh have been denied legal documents because authorities mistake them for Vietnamese. Noun Putheara, cabinet chief at the Banteay Meanchey provincial authority, said ...

7 Nov 2017 | 5:59 pm

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


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 U.S. efforts to counter communist infiltration from the North into South Vietnam. Yedinak, now ...

16 Sep 2017 | 3:55 pm

Khmer Krom: Activist Monk Dav Tep Resumes His Struggle After His Release - UNPO


UNPO

Khmer Krom: Activist Monk Dav Tep Resumes His Struggle After His Release
UNPO
On 2 August 2017, former Kampuchea Krom Buddhist monk Dav Tep, who was convicted for his alleged drug abuse and death threats on grounds of fabricated evidence, was released after spending two years in jail. The well-known activist often participated ...

4 Aug 2017 | 9:58 am

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


Khmer Krom: Buddhist Re-Ordination Ceremony Blocked by Authorities
UNPO
On 8 July 2017, a ceremony to re-ordain Venerable Lieu Ny as a Buddhist monk was impeded by Vietnamese authorities. After being disrobed an imprisoned for 4 years – for supporting Venerable Thach Thuol, activist for Khmer cultural rights and unlawfully ...

17 Jul 2017 | 5:06 am