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3 hrs ago | The Oregonian

'The Missing Picture' review: A personal and powerful memorial of life under the Khmer...

"It all started with purity and ended with hate." That single sentence could sum up any number of historical tragedies, but uttered by the narrator of "The Missing Picture," it applies to the rule of the Khmer Rouge, authors of one of the 20th century's most radical and horrific social experiments.

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7 hrs ago | All Points Blog

GIS Government News Weekly: Garbage, OKC Pavement, More Green for LA

The pilot project, which will run for six months, will be limited to Daun Penh district [Phnom Penh, Cambodia].

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11 hrs ago | Surgical Products

Change Is Not Always For The Better

Recently, I took a respite from my concerns about the Affordable Care Act, which I left simmering in the crockpot while I was re-visiting the Kingdom of Cambodia.

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15 hrs ago | MassLive.com

Wine-tasting fundraiser benefits Cambodian Medical Clinic Foundation...

WEST SPRINGFIELD - The Cambodian Medical Clinic Foundation, founded by MaryAnne Herron , of Springfield, will hold its second annual wine-tasting fundraiser on April 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Springfield Country Club, 1375 Elm St. There will be hors d'oeuvres, desserts and plenty of wine to taste, as well as a silent auction with an array of ... (more)

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20 hrs ago | Korean News

Cambodian King and Great Queen Send Large Floral Baskets to DPRK Embassy

King Norodom Sihamoni and great queen Norodom Monineath Sihanouk of Cambodia sent large floral baskets to the DPRK embassy in Phnom Penh on the occasion of the birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Albany Times Union

Killing of environmental activists rises globally

In this file photo taken, Feb. 6, 2012, and released by The Cambodian Center for Human Rights , Cambodian environmental activist Chut Wutty, left, stands next to a log in a jungle in Kampong Thom province north of Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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The Huffington Post

The Rise Of Corruptionism

In a courtyard of Angkor Wat, the famous 12th century Hindu/Buddhist temple here, a policeman approached me as I was taking pictures of an ornate spire.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Bangkok Post

Thai banks go for AEC growth path

Big Thai banks are flexing their muscles in neighbouring countries to be first movers and take advantage of the common market of the Asean Economic Community in late 2015.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Emaxx to invest USD148 million in infrastructure projects

The Phnom Penh Post cites the company's Ai Min as saying at a press conference that the company has finalised the purchase of 3,000km of fibre-optic infrastructure from Chinese-owned Cambodia Fibre Optic Communication Network, which it says will support the rollout of a nationwide 4G Long Term Evolution network with up to 600 base stations across ... (more)

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Grist Magazine

These stylish fair-trade clothes support at-risk women

Think of Raven + Lily as the anti-Forever 21. Rather than making new gewgaws outta plastic, the sustainable clothing company upcycles materials like bullet casings and silver coins.

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Basin-wide Assessment of Climate Change Impacts on Ecosystems and Biodiversity

Johnston, JohnM. Basin-wide Assessment of Climate Change Impacts on Ecosystems and Biodiversity.

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Wall Street Journal

Cambodia's Second IPO May Be Delayed

A Taiwanese-owned garment maker's plan to become just the second stock to be listed on the Cambodian stock exchange is set to be pushed back due to delays in getting regulatory approval, a person with knowledge of the deal said Friday.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Cambodia convicts 13 over 'concocted' treason plot

A Cambodian court sentenced 13 people to up to nine years in prison Friday on treason charges denounced by rights campaigners as a "concocted" smear campaign against the opposition.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

AlertNet

Web database offers peek inside Cambodia garment factories

Garment workers gather in front of the Ministry of Labour during a protest in central Phnom Penh, on Dec. 31, 2013.

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NEWS.com.au

Cambodia, Nauru in talks on refugees

He says the Asian nation wouldn't process asylum seekers who have aimed for Australia but could resettle those found to be refugees.

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GPB.org

Scientists Publish Recipe For Making Bird Flu More Contagious

Street vendors sell chickens at a market in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, in early 2013.

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Serious Eats

How the World's Best Pepper is Grown in Kampot, Cambodia

"Kampot pepper is very special. It grows best at the foot of the mountains because of the quartz in the soil," says Sorn Sothy, the owner of Sothy's Pepper Farm, a small pepper farm near Kampot, Cambodia.

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TurkishPress.com

Cambodia's political impasse set to continue

Over eight months of political deadlock look set to continue, after Cambodia's opposition leader Sam Rainsy announced Thursday that his party and the government had failed to reach a deal regarding last year's disputed national elections.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Under fire, Brandeis cancels plan to honor anti-Islam feminist Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Ayaan Hirsi Ali, writer of the politically-charged film 'Submission,' which portrays the abuse of Muslim women, talks to a reporter in New York Feb. 2007.

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Bangkok Post

Siem Reap 'awash' for Songkran

The town, well-known for the World Heritage Angkor complex, projects 200,000 tourists during the new year holidays this year, Chheuy Chhorn, deputy director of the Siem Reap Tourism Department, told the Phnom Penh Post.

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