Cambodia News: kampuchea

Cambodia to expand World Heritage status : TTR Weekly - TTR Weekly


TTR Weekly

Cambodia to expand World Heritage status : TTR Weekly
TTR Weekly
PHNOM PENH, 18 April 2017: Cambodia will summit a request to UNESCO to consider Battambang, Kratie, and Kampot as candidates for the prestigious World ...

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18 Apr 2017 | 1:34 am

PM Cites Eye Lost in War in Speech to Disabled Veterans - The Cambodia Daily


The Cambodia Daily

PM Cites Eye Lost in War in Speech to Disabled Veterans
The Cambodia Daily
(Agence Kampuchea Presse). “The eye we used to love cannot be returned to us, but we can try to stand up to prevent ourselves falling into a situation of suffering with physical and mental disabilities,” he said. Mr. Hun Sen lost his eye during the ...

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13 Apr 2017 | 12:21 pm

The Cambodian LGBT community's long fight - Nikkei Asian Review


Nikkei Asian Review

The Cambodian LGBT community's long fight
Nikkei Asian Review
Born in Takeo Province, she was 34 years old in 1975 when the Khmer Rouge regime took power and then renamed the country Democratic Kampuchea. The ideology of the new masters was an extreme interpretation of Maoist communism. Under the ...

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12 Apr 2017 | 8:47 pm

Doubts over effectiveness of Khmer Rouge trials - The Straits Times


The Straits Times

Doubts over effectiveness of Khmer Rouge trials
The Straits Times
The Khmer Rouge (Red Khmer) is the name given to the Communist Party of Kampuchea. However, because of resistance on the Cambodian side, there are serious doubts that their indictments will proceed. "From the start, the Cambodian government had a ...

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11 Apr 2017 | 4:02 pm

'Ghosts': A poignant return to the killing fields of Cambodia - USA TODAY


USA TODAY

'Ghosts': A poignant return to the killing fields of Cambodia
USA TODAY
The book takes place in 2003, more than 20 years after the fall of the Khmer Rouge-controlled Democratic Kampuchea. Suteera, or Teera, Aung was 13 in 1979 when she escaped Cambodia with her aunt Amara, her only remaining family member. Now an ...

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11 Apr 2017 | 11:15 am

Cash needed for Khmer Rouge reparation - Khmer Times


Khmer Times

Cash needed for Khmer Rouge reparation
Khmer Times
Projects still seeking external funding include a Documentation Center of Cambodia initiative to hold a public forum and a permanent exhibition on the history of Democratic Kampuchea, as the country was called under the Khmer Rouge. The exhibition is ...

6 Apr 2017 | 12:13 pm

Khmer Krom: Community Granted Holiday for New Year - UNPO


UNPO

Khmer Krom: Community Granted Holiday for New Year
UNPO
For the first time, the Vietnamese provincial authorities of Tra Vinh have granted the Khmer Krom community days off in order to celebrate the Khmer New Year. The Secretariat of the Khmer Kampuchea Krom Association, whilst welcoming the decision, has ...

4 Apr 2017 | 9:50 am

The History of Economic Relations Between China and Cambodia - Foreign Policy Journal


The History of Economic Relations Between China and Cambodia
Foreign Policy Journal
In 1975, The Khmer Rouge, under the leadership of Pol Pot, took control of The Kingdom of Cambodia, transforming the country into a communist state called Democratic Kampuchea. Under the harsh regime, nearly a quarter of the country's population was ...

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23 Mar 2017 | 8:54 pm

Football 4 Kampuchea: Raising money to help children in Cambodia. - MENAFN.COM


Football 4 Kampuchea: Raising money to help children in Cambodia.
MENAFN.COM
Hello and welcome to my crowdfunding project, thank you for taking the time to look through it. Even if you don't donate I am glad that you have looked and are wanting to help and see the difference people are trying to make in the world. It tells me ...

22 Mar 2017 | 5:27 am

The Paul McCartney-United Nations Concerts for the People of Kampuchea: Closing Rock & Roll Diplomacy's First ... - Huffington Post


Huffington Post

The Paul McCartney-United Nations Concerts for the People of Kampuchea: Closing Rock & Roll Diplomacy's First ...
Huffington Post
In 1979, Paul McCartney took Rock & Roll Diplomacy to its height. As with everything McCartney, the Concerts for the People of Kampuchea were a super-production, involving the United Nations Secretary General, UNHCR, UNICEF and a most diverse set of ...

1 Nov 2016 | 8:50 pm