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Social Media Impersonation Exploding, With Brands In The Crosshairs - MediaPost Communications


Social Media Impersonation Exploding, With Brands In The Crosshairs
MediaPost Communications
We're over a decade into the social media era and it's still the Wild West out there, with all kinds of criminal activity going basically unchecked. At least that seems to be the message of a new report from social media security outfit ZeroFOX, which ...

16 Feb 2017 | 10:16 am

Cambodian royalty to open Angelina Jolie's film on Khmer Rouge survivor - USA TODAY


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Cambodian royalty to open Angelina Jolie's film on Khmer Rouge survivor
USA TODAY
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Royalty — Cambodia's culture-loving King Norodom Sihamoni — will preside over the premiere Saturday of Angelina Jolie's film based on a memoir from a Khmer Rouge survivor. Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk and senior ...
Cambodian king to open Jolie's film on Khmer Rouge survivorNews Sentinel

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14 Feb 2017 | 11:49 am

Justin Trudeau, Lahore, Adele: Your Morning Briefing - New York Times


New York Times

Justin Trudeau, Lahore, Adele: Your Morning Briefing
New York Times
But they are vanishing as surely as the region's forests, often pulverized for cement. The loss is particularly acute in Cambodia, with limited government regulation and a scientific base still recovering from the trauma of the Khmer Rouge. Advertisement.

13 Feb 2017 | 12:58 pm

A Race to Document Rare Plants Before These Cliffs Are Ground to Dust - New York Times


New York Times

A Race to Document Rare Plants Before These Cliffs Are Ground to Dust
New York Times
Dr. McDonald, 62, is a plain-spoken Texan with a mystical streak who spends his spare time working on a 1,000-page manuscript on the religious iconography of the lotus. He can clamber up and down the slippery, precipitous karsts ... Cambodia has almost ...

13 Feb 2017 | 11:44 am

Abilene Public Radio - KACU


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Abilene Public Radio
KACU
His father, 85-year-old Peou Nam, lives in a traditional Khmer farmhouse on stilts, where sugar palms tower over verdant rice paddies like giant dandelions on a lawn. Like so many other families in Cambodia, theirs was torn apart by the Khmer Rouge.

13 Feb 2017 | 4:48 am

Cambodian opposition leader steps down for 'sake of the party' - Channel NewsAsia


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Cambodian opposition leader steps down for 'sake of the party'
Channel NewsAsia
Hun Sen claims to have brought much needed peace and stability to an impoverished nation ravaged by decades of civil war and the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime. But opposition groups have drawn growing support in recent years amid disillusionment ...
Top Opposition Leader in Cambodia Resigns as Election NearsNew York Times
Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy to step down for 'sake of the party'The New Indian Express

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11 Feb 2017 | 7:16 am

'Losing a friend': TV legend Serey dead at age of 56 - The Phnom Penh Post


'Losing a friend': TV legend Serey dead at age of 56
The Phnom Penh Post
Born to farming parents in Svay Rieng province, Serey learned French and Thai at a refugee camp on the Cambodian-Thai border during the later years of the Khmer Rouge. He started working for the UN Transitional Authority in Cambodia in 1993, beginning ...

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9 Feb 2017 | 8:41 pm

Challenging notions of the 'proper' Khmer woman - The Phnom Penh Post


The Phnom Penh Post

Challenging notions of the 'proper' Khmer woman
The Phnom Penh Post
While Thavry's mother had a “charmed” childhood as the daughter of a judge during the Khmer Republic, she writes, the Khmer Rouge takeover upended her family's life. After the war, her mother found herself unable to freely pursue an education.

9 Feb 2017 | 6:05 pm

Khmer Rouge Documentation Center Turns to Facebook - VOA Khmer (English)


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Khmer Rouge Documentation Center Turns to Facebook
VOA Khmer (English)
But owning to the rising popularity of the social network in Cambodia he has now launched Facebook pages for the organization. Two Facebook pages, one for the Sleuk Rith Institute and a Khmer Rouge history website, were created early this year.

7 Feb 2017 | 12:31 pm

Hun Sen Threatens to Expropriate Opposition Leader's Assets - VOA Khmer (English)


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Hun Sen Threatens to Expropriate Opposition Leader's Assets
VOA Khmer (English)
Cambodia's Prime Minister and President of the People's Party, Hun Sen, center, arrives at an event marking the 38th anniversary of the 1979 downfall of the Khmer Rouge regime in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith).
Cambodia's Hun Sen Rejects K5 Project AccusationsRadio Free Asia

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1 Feb 2017 | 12:28 pm