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  1. Cambodia accepts 4 refugees under Australia agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    Four refugees rejected by Australia who have agreed to resettle in Cambodia will likely become examples that other refugees will follow, an Australian minister said Friday. Cambodia has agreed to accept the first four refugees under a 40 million Australian dollar four-year agreement it made with Australia nine months ago to resettle asylum seekers held in an Australia-run detention camp on the Pacific island nation of Nauru.

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  2. Cambodia's Bomb Divers Overcome Dangers To Remove Remains Of WarRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Switched

    ... captures these unexploded ordnance divers trying to make their nation a safer place. Decades of conflict in Cambodia have made it one of the most densely mined countries in the world . The country has worked hard to eliminate these threats, with ...

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  3. Cambodia bans naked photos at Angkor World Heritage SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... Kerya Chau Sun, the spokesperson for Apsara Authority said at the time. However, the problem is not isolated to Cambodia, with porn actress Carmen De Luz posting a photo of her bare buttocks in front of the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt last month, ...

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  4. SIFF rocks out with music docsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    ... and Macklemore. Collins is the subject of the documentary "The Glamour & the Squalor." King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia in "Don't Think I've Forgotten: Cambodia's Lost Rock and Roll." (Howard Sochurek/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Image) Though the ...

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  5. Cambodian Underwater Mine Team Finds SuccessRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Voice of America

    In Cambodia, an elite dive team - trained with U.S. support - has successfully completed its first mission to clear unexploded ordnance from waterways. On Thursday, divers recovered and defused a U.S.-made aircraft bomb dropped more than four decades ago during the country's civil war.

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  6. Orrvale students show can-do attitudeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Benalla Ensign

    Eighteen Orrvale Primary School students have been busy collecting aluminium cans and trading them in to buy sports equipment for the Bos Thom School near Siem Reap in Cambodia. Orrvale Primary Ready to donate: Year 3 student Oscar Warneke, Year 4 student Drea Carson and Year 3 student Baden Waters collected cans to raise money for a school in Cambodia.

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  7. In planning for retirement, travel often is high priority. Those who...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... Trip Advisor lists the Top 25 cities to visit in order from number 1 to 25 as Marrakech, Morocco; Siem Reap, Cambodia; Istanbul, Turkey; Hanoi, Vietnam; Prague, Czech Republic; London, U.K.; Rome, Italy; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Paris, France; Cape ...

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  8. Cambodian Rivers Seen From SpaceRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Space Ref

    A flooded landscape in Cambodia between the Mekong River and Tonl Sap river is pictured by Japan's ALOS satellite. The centre of this image is about 30 km north of the centre of the country's capital, Phnom Penh.

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  9. Chinese proficiency competition for secondary school students kicks off in CambodiaRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    The Confucius Institute of the Royal Academy of Cambodia on Friday organized the eighth Chinese Bridge Chinese proficiency competition for Cambodian secondary school students. Thirteen candidates, including eight females, who had been shortlisted from dozens of students, were contested in the final stage at the Asia-Euro University.

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  10. Cambodian rockers and Texas separatists: Indie & art house picksRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    The surf-rock guitar band Baksei Cham Krong is one of many acts featured in "Don't Think I've Forgotten: Cambodia's Lost Rock and Roll." They say rock and roll will never die, but in Cambodia, it came close.

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  11. Cambodian Government Set to Further Weaken Labour RightsRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Scoop

    Brussels, 22 May 2015 : Cambodia's plans to further reduce its weak labour protections have come under attack from the ITUC and Global Union Federations. A series of new measures, being developed behind the scenes by the government, would further restrict rights for the country's impoverished workforce.

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  12. Cambodia takes first Nauru refugees for AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Four refugees rejected by Australia who have agreed to resettle in Cambodia will likely become examples that other refugees will follow, an Australian minister said Friday. Cambodia has agreed to accept the first four refugees under a A$40 million four-year agreement it made with Australia nine months ago to resettle asylum seekers held in an Australia-run detention camp on the Pacific island nation of Nauru.

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  13. Cambodia takes refugees from Australia in aid-for-refugees dealRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | AlertNet

    ... consent for us to set cookies. Cambodian migrants look through grills of a truck as they wait to cross the Thai-Cambodia border at Aranyaprathet in Sa Kaew June 15, 2014. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha PHNOM PENH, May 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - ...

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  14. Why are tourists getting nude here?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NEWS.com.au

    ... the countries. In response to a rash of cheeky antics at Angkor Wat, the ancient holy archaeological complex in Cambodia's Siem Reap province, officials will translate the Visitor Code of Conduct into multiple languages and post it at the entrance ...

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  15. Cambodia accepts four asylum-seekers Australia barredRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Standard

    Cambodia has accepted the first four people under the agreement it made with Australia nine months ago to take in asylum-seekers rejected for residency there, an official said. Prime Minister Hun Sen signed an endorsement letter Wednesday and the two countries are now discussing when the four will arrive in Cambodia, said Gen.

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  16. Brasch WordsREPUBLICAN Leadership Falls on Its 'Family Values' SwordRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    It's been a good week for evil. It started with a phrase in a New York Times story this past Sunday that has stuck in my head.

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  17. The Kickass Cambodian Rock the Khmer Rouge Tried to Kill, Tonight at Third Man RecordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Nashville Scene

    If not for a pair of compilations called Cambodian Rocks and Love Peace & Poetry: Asian Psychedelic Music - treasures found one afternoon around the turn of the century at the old Grimey's location on Bransford - I'd have never known of the garage rock, French-inflected pop and psychedelia that flourished in Cambodia between the country's independence from France in 1953 and the turmoil of the early 1970s. Surf-psych freakouts, sinuous Afro-Cuban dance numbers, slinky torch songs with piercing female vocals - it's a treasure trove that ended abruptly, and tragically, once the Khmer Rouge seized power in 1975 and began exterminating artists and singers such as Cambodian superstar Sinn Sinamouth.

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  18. Dust-to-Digital rescues Cambodian rock 'n' rollRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    For Americans of a certain age, learning that the Southeast Asian country of Cambodia and its capital, Phnom Penh, served as the proving ground for a thriving, progressive rock 'n' roll movement during the 1960s and '70s is an astonishing revelation. Released in May, Don't Think I've Forgotten: Cambodia's Lost Rock and Roll is the soundtrack to a documentary film by John Pirozzi, which chronicles this little-know facet of modern history.

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    Aug 8, 2013 | AAPG Explorer

    ... Kompong Thom town, the capital of Kompong Thom Province, some 200 kilometers north of Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. Mobile ...

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  20. MC's valedictorian is face of a changed CambodiaRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Riverdale Press

    ... in computer science. That's remarkable enough on its own, when you learn that Tor, 23, grew up in a small town in Cambodia called Siem Reap. It's even more remarkable that Tor gave the valedictorian address. Perhaps even most remarkable is Ms. Tor's ...

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