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  1. Cambodia asked to ban "The Interview"Read the original story

    50 min ago | Bangkok Post

    The document, which was addressed to Cambodia's Information Minister Khieu Kanharith, said the North Korean Embassy in Phnom Penh sent a diplomatic note to Cambodia's Foreign Ministry on Jan 8 explaining that "The Interview" is being copied from the Internet and circulated in some markets in Cambodia. "North Korea considers that such circulation is conspired by an unfriendly force which may lead to the damage of traditional relations between the two countries," said a letter signed by Long Visalo, secretary of state of Cambodia's Foreign Ministry, referring to the note from the North Korean Embassy.

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  2. Cambodia: Commander Admits Partisan Use of ForceRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Humans Rights Watch

    Gen. Sao Sokha's open hostility to the political opposition is made all the more disturbing by his 'lessons learned' from Adolf Hitler. It is people like Sao Sokha, with a long record of human rights abuses, that Prime Minister Hun Sen has relied upon to maintain his abusive rule in Cambodia for the past 30 years.

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  3. Enjoy a Pandaw cruise on the Mekong RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    The mighty Mekong River is over 2,700 miles long, making it one of longest in Asia. It is a multinational river with connections to China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam .

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  4. Outgoing UN envoy laments scant human rights gains in CambodiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    United Nations envoy Surya Subedi paid a final official visit to Cambodia on Friday and noted scant progress during his six-year mandate, warning the government its people were no longer afraid to defend their human rights. UN Special Rapporteur Mr Subedi said the government of prime minister Hun Sen, who has ruled Cambodia for 30 years, should reconsider its aversion to independent institutions.

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  5. Shock, anger in Cambodian village struck with HIVRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Seattle Times

    Em Mom prepares antiretroviral medication for her mother, 76-year-old Chhay Yao, in Roka, Cambodia. Sixteen people in the extended family have tested positive for HIV.

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  6. Human Rights envoy ends mandate in CambodiaRead the original story

    Friday | TurkishPress.com

    A United Nations human rights envoy to Cambodia, Surya Subedi, wrapped up his twelfth and final mission to the country Friday with a parting message that although Cambodia is a "forward-moving country" attention must be paid to the reform of the judiciary and the quashing of racial tensions. In prepared remarks delivered to the media at a press conference at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Phnom Penh on Friday afternoon, Mr Subedi-a Nepalese law professor based in the United Kingdom-said State institutions are failing to properly uphold people's rights and are "still lacking accountability and transparency."

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  7. Cambodia considering reintroducing tigersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | TurkishPress.com

    Cambodia is hoping to reintroduce tigers to the wild, several years after the last confirmed sighting of the big cat in the country, it was reported Thursday. The Phnom Penh Post reported that a proposal drafted by the Department of Wildlife and Biodiversity titled the "Cambodia Tiger Action Plan" has been sent to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

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  8. Cambodia's Garment Workers Aren't Backing DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Nation

    ... supplier to "stop interfering and discriminating" against any union activities. Cambo Kotop is just one facet of Cambodia's multi-billion dollar garment export industry, which supplies a vast low-wage labor supply to the US and European brands that ...

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  9. Mystic claims Angkorian temples built in IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Pnompenh Post

    ... and carved in Tamil Nadu in southern India, where the stones were then numbered, dismantled and taken by ship to Cambodia. There, they were re-assembled and re-carved. He even argues that the elephants necessary for the work had to be shipped from ...

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  10. Crossing over: the Neak Loeung ferry's last daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Pnompenh Post

    ... of which began in 2011. When it opens in a couple of months, the 2,220 metre bridge will be the longest in Cambodia. Motorists will be able to whizz by in five minutes - rather than waiting up to an hour or longer for a boat. But it will also ...

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  11. Reality show sends fashion bloggers to work in Cambodian sweatshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Stuff.co.nz

    Aftenposten. It features three fashion bloggers - Frida, Ludvig and Anniken - who were taken from their glamorous lives in Norway and flown to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, where they worked in a sweatshop for a month.

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  12. After escaping turmoil in Iraq, family sets up Daun Penh eateryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Pnompenh Post

    ... prices became too high. Hoping to create a sanctuary away from Iraq for his family, he decided to set up shop in Cambodia, because it is relatively easy for Iraqis to get visas. But his family's departure from Fallujah was hastened after the Islamic ...

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  13. Space Project launches satellite bandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Pnompenh Post

    ... trouble, he said. "As CSP is mostly booked and working abroad, it's reached a point where it's rare we can play in Cambodia, maybe just two months this year, the rest of the time Europe, UK, and possibly another USA trip," Poulson said. "So it's ...

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  14. 'Guerrilla style' film turns focus on ex-con turned poetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Pnompenh Post

    Kosal Khiev was 16 when he was jailed for 14 years on an attempted murder conviction. After being deported to Cambodia - a country he had never seen - he sought out a fresh start.

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  15. Scavengers linger at long-dead dump siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Pnompenh Post

    ... of a wage earner. It's an approach that has its risks. Muriel Stockheim runs the small educational NGO A New Day Cambodia, which caters to about 80 students. The organisation used to give local families $10 a month per child in their system, but ...

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  16. Majority want booze regulations: surveyRead the original story

    Friday | Pnompenh Post

    ... ban all alcohol adverts, while 75 per cent want alcohol taxes increased. Dr Mom Kong, director of survey co-sponsor Cambodia Movement for Health, said the survey - which was conducted in late 2014 - lends support to the adoption of new alcohol ...

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  17. High-end build for booming BKK1Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Pnompenh Post

    ... left are for them," she added. City Park Development, a Taiwanese company, pinned part of its decision to invest in Cambodia on its comparative lack of natural disasters. Po Eavkong, general manager of Asia Real Estate, said the occupancy rate of ...

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  18. PM: No delay in economic zonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bangkok Post

    ... Mukdahan, opposite the Lao province of Savannakhet; Aranyaprathet district in Sa Kaeo, opposite Banteay Meahchey in Cambodia; Khlong Yai district in Trat bordering Koh Kong province in Cambodia. The other two zones will be located in Mae Sot in Tak ...

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  19. Eye-Opening Reality Shows - 'Sweatshop Deadly Fashion' Puts Fashion...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Trend Hunter Magazine

    Sweatshops in third world countries have been in the spotlight on and off for years, yet the Sweatshop Deadly Fashion reality TV show may bring it back to the forefront in a big way. It revolves around three young Norwegian fashion bloggers who are challenged to live and work in a sweatshop based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia for a month.

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  20. Outgoing U.N. envoy laments scant human rights gains in CambodiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Reuters

    A U.N. envoy paid a final official visit to Cambodia on Friday and noted scant progress during his six-year mandate, warning the government its people were no longer afraid to defend their human rights. U.N. Special Rapporteur Surya Subedi said the government of Prime Minister Hun Sen, who has ruled Cambodia for 30 years, should reconsider its aversion to independent institutions.

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