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How Tamils carried Rama's story east - Times of India


How Tamils carried Rama's story east
Times of India
Such differences exist in the versions of the epic in south and south East Asian countries too. The Hanuman in Nepal is the deeply reverential devotee (of Rama). In Cambodia and Thailand, his manly and attractive persona is emphasised. However, the ...

26 Feb 2017 | 11:16 pm

World Bank aid for poor - Khmer Times


World Bank aid for poor
Khmer Times
Ulrich Zachau, bank country director for Southeast Asia said, “Cambodia has been a leader in Southeast Asia in reducing poverty. “This project will help reduce poverty in Cambodia further, directly improving the lives of the poor and vulnerable in Siem ...

26 Feb 2017 | 11:15 am

Ex-pastor devotes time to Cambodia - Butler Eagle (subscription)


Ex-pastor devotes time to Cambodia
Butler Eagle (subscription)
SAXONBURG — It's not obvious, but the school children of Banteay Meanchey Province in Cambodia and the New Life Christian Center, 328 Knoch Road, have one thing in common. That's Mark Geppert, 68, of Oakmont, founder of South East Asia Prayer ...

25 Feb 2017 | 2:03 pm

Amnesty International: Rights Slipping in Southeast Asia - Voice of America


Voice of America

Amnesty International: Rights Slipping in Southeast Asia
Voice of America
Amnesty International says Southeast Asia faces ongoing human rights challenges with activists and civil society targeted by governments amid ongoing failures of accountability by security forces. In its latest annual report, covering 159 countries ...

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22 Feb 2017 | 8:50 am

Cambodian parliament approves law that stops main opposition leader from running for office - South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post

Cambodian parliament approves law that stops main opposition leader from running for office
South China Morning Post
Critics said that the changes approved would undermine the multi-party democracy established in the Southeast Asian state by 1991 peace accords and could turn Cambodia into a de facto one-party state. Opponents accuse Hun Sen, a former Khmer Rouge ...
Cambodia changes political rules in 'triumph of dictatorship', critics sayABC Online
Cambodia parliament backs change that bars leader's rivalThe Times

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20 Feb 2017 | 2:00 am

New Jolie film recounting horrors of Khmer Rouge premieres in Cambodia - Southeast Asia Globe


Southeast Asia Globe

New Jolie film recounting horrors of Khmer Rouge premieres in Cambodia
Southeast Asia Globe
Netflix representatives and the film's production crew did not respond to requests for comment from Southeast Asia Globe, but a source working closely with the event confirmed it would screen on February 18, with a string of subsequent shows to be held ...
Angelina Jolie unveils Khmer Rouge film in 'second home' CambodiaThe National
Angelina Jolie on Cambodia, politics and a 'difficult year'BBC News

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17 Feb 2017 | 9:18 pm

Bacteria to improve sanitation on Southeast Asia's largest lake - Channel NewsAsia


Channel NewsAsia

Bacteria to improve sanitation on Southeast Asia's largest lake
Channel NewsAsia
For visitors, the experience may be shocking. But for the inhabitants of Tonle Sap - Southeast Asia's largest freshwater lake stretching 13,000 sqkm across five Cambodian provinces - that is the only environment they know, and it is getting worse.

4 Feb 2017 | 7:49 pm

Conference aims to bring together Cambodian government with ... - Southeast Asia Globe


Southeast Asia Globe

Conference aims to bring together Cambodian government with ...
Southeast Asia Globe
The 2017 Cambodia International Business Summit will feature breakout sessions and speeches offering advice for doing business in the exciting emerging ...

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3 Feb 2017 | 3:30 am

Pagoda problems: the decline of Buddhism in Cambodia - Southeast Asia Globe


Southeast Asia Globe

Pagoda problems: the decline of Buddhism in Cambodia
Southeast Asia Globe
In 1959, May Mayko Ebihara became the first American to write an anthropological dissertation on Cambodian village life. Published in two volumes nearly a ...

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1 Feb 2017 | 3:53 am

Cambodia reports outbreak of H5N1 bird flu in south-east - The Straits Times


The Straits Times

Cambodia reports outbreak of H5N1 bird flu in south-east
The Straits Times
PARIS (REUTERS) - Cambodia has reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu virus among backyard poultry in the southeastern part of the country, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday (Jan 31). The virus was ...

31 Jan 2017 | 11:47 am