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  1. Smooth Road Paves Way for Tourists in Remote Cambodian ProvinceRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Voice of America

    So Phal, a tour guide, is seen talking to tourists inside Coffee Resort, Mondulkiri province, Cambodia. So Phal, a tour guide, is seen talking to tourists inside Coffee Resort, Mondulkiri province, Cambodia.

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  2. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    Soon after she returned from her Asian trip, CambodiaA s Prime Minister Hun Sen criticized the first ladyA s international "Let Girls Learn" initiative as a public relations ploy. Sen has been in power for 30 years and, according to several human rights groups, "stifles those who pose a threat to his rule."

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  3. Pen Samitthy, 54Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Asia News Network

    Pen Samitthy, the editor-in-chief of Cambodia's largest daily newspaper Rasmei Kampuchea, passed away from an illness on March 30. He was 54 years old. He began his career with a government post in 1979, but soon found himself in journalism.

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  4. Cancer-beating mum to bike from Vietnam to Cambodia for girls' rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2013 | Thanh Nein News

    Australian Monique Senior will cycle from Vietnam to Cambodia in eight days in March to raise donations to help poor children She was diagnosed with breast cancer a little before her daughter Harper's first birthday, and spent the rest of the year getting treatment while trying to maintain some semblance of normality in her life. But today, the 40-year-old mum has beaten breast cancer and is ready for a new challenge one that she has full control over.

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  5. Cambodian dictator not happywith Michelle ObamaRead the original story

    Tuesday | Lucianne.com

    Soon after she returned from her Asian trip, CambodiaA s Prime Minister Hun Sen criticized the first ladyA s international "Let Girls Learn" initiative as a public relations ploy. Sen has been in power for 30 years and, according to several human rights groups, "stifles those who pose a threat to his rule."

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  6. Michelle Obama's Cambodia hotel stay cost $242k for 33 minutes of eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Mail

    Michelle Obama's two-day hotel stay in Cambodia cost taxpayers $242,500 - for two official events that took a total of 33 minutes The US first lady, her entourage and their security staff racked up $7,348 of lodging charges for every minute she spent on the job Trip was earmarked as a female-empowerment exercise but the State Department shoehorned her travel into a document that refers to a VIP 'and HIS traveling staff' First lady Michelle Obama's recent trip to Cambodia this month cost taxpayers $242,500 - for hotel rooms alone - allowing her to perform her offical duties at two events for a total of 33 minutes. That's $7,348 of lodging costs for every minute on the job.

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  7. Image of Asia: Drying chili peppers under the Cambodian sunRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The New Zealand Herald

    In this photo by Heng Sinith, a woman dries chili pepper on the ground near the Mekong River in Cambodia, where the three-month harvest season started in February. The people in Russey Chroy village, north of the capital Phnom Penh, harvest the peppers and dry them under the sun before selling them for about $1.50 per kilogram.

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  8. Cambodia mourns loss of Pen SamitthyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Korea Herald

    Pen Samitthy, the editor-in-chief of Cambodia's largest daily newspaper Rasmei Kampuchea, passed away from an illness on March 30. He was 54 years old. He began his career with a government post in 1979, but soon found himself in journalism.

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  9. Death by strangulation? Hydropower threatens to kill the mighty MekongRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Ecologist

    ... of surviving dolphins - estimated between 78 and 91 individuals confined to Sipandon in Laos, and neighbouring Cambodia, should ring alarm bells that all is not well in the river. Dolphin conservation is also vitally important to local villagers who ...

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  10. Michelle Obama's Cambodia Vacation Cost YOU $242,500 JUST for Her Hotel RoomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Right Wing News

    Must be nice to be the queen, eh? Michelle Obama's recent "vacation" to Cambodia was quite expensive. In fact, just the hotel rooms alone cost we, the people, $242,500 for ONE NIGHT! First of all, what does Michelle Obama have to take a vacation from? She doesn't even HAVE a job! Anyway, her little jaunts all around the world are costing us tens of millions and her trip to Cambodia was no cut-rate deal, for sure.

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  11. Phnom Penh: Cambodian editor's death is 'tragic loss'Read the original story

    Tuesday | Asia News Network

    ... environmental and health issues, notably HIV/AIDS and diabetes," he said. "His vision for the online news service Cambodia Express News (CEN), which he established along with its sister publication The Cambodia Herald, was unprecedented at the time ...

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  12. Sex tour organiser gets 56 months' jail and S$8,000 fineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Channelnewsasia.com

    TODAY reports: 31-year-old Chan Chun Hong is convicted of organising a commercial sex tour to Cambodia and distributing information to promote paid sex with minors outside Singapore. SINGAPORE: The first man in Singapore to be convicted of organising a commercial sex tour overseas and distributing information to promote paid sex with minors abroad, was on Tuesday sentenced to 56 months' jail.

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  13. Cambodian Dictator not Happy with Michelle ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | American Thinker

    Soon after she returned from her Asian trip, Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen criticized the First Lady's international "Let Girls Learn" initiative as a public relations ploy. Sen has been in power for 30 years and, according to several human rights groups, "stifles those who pose a threat to his rule."

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  14. U.S. House of Representatives minority leader concludes visit to CambodiaRead the original story

    Monday | Xinhuanet

    U.S. House of Representatives minority leader Nancy Pelosi concluded her two-day visit to Cambodia by meeting Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen to discuss a wide range of issues, according to a press statement released by the U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh on Tuesday. Pelosi said her congressional delegation was received by Prime Minister Hun Sen for more than two hours on Monday and engaged in a dialogue about issues related to freedom of expression, corruption, labor and land rights.

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  15. Senior Cambodian Opposition Official Summoned to CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Big News Network.com

    Kem Sokha, the vice president of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party, has been summoned to appear in Phnom Penh Municipal Court a week after being threatened with a lawsuit by Prime Minister Hun Sen. Defense attorney Chen Chan told VOA the lawmaker likely will be questioned on April 8 about violent demonstrations held in Phnom Penh last July, for which 11 opposition supporters are being tried for insurrection and other charges. "It's an old story from last year that involved the instigation to commit crimes or to provoke instability in the society," Chan said.

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  16. The Genocide Museum: Cambodia's chilling house of terror, and why you must visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... survived. It was the first place I wanted to go when I arrived in the city. I was travelling with a group doing Cambodia in style with private guides, staying in luxury hotels and shopping up big. However, I and others in my group felt very strongly ...

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  17. Hotel for Michelle Obama's Cambodia visit cost $242,500Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Fox News

    Hotel accommodations for First Lady Michelle Obama's two-day trip to Cambodia required 85 rooms and cost taxpayers $242,500, according to a government contract released Friday. Mrs. Obama traveled to Siem Reap, Cambodia on March 21 to promote a girls education initiative.

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  18. Canada urged to join China's new investment bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Vancouver Sun

    ... emerging economies like Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines, as well as frontier markets like Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Burma (Myanmar). The region has "massive infrastructure requirements requiring trillions of dollars of investment," the ...

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  19. Life After the Killing FieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Verge Magazine

    I'd just arrived in Phnom Penh and was halfway through my "detour" home to the States, after a year working in Australia. My boyfriend and I had worked our way north through Indonesia, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur before landing in Cambodia mid-February.

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  20. Japan awards Cambodia $230m in infrastructure aidRead the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | Bangkok Post

    ... Since the early 1990s, Japan has been one of the leading donors for many rehabilitation and development projects in Cambodia.

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