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1 hr ago | Pattaya Mail

Vietnam investment delegation visits Pattaya

Vietnam provincial administrators discussed investment opportunities along the Ho Chi Minh City-Phnom Penh-Bangkok route at a dinner with Pattaya officials July 21. Deputy Mayor Ronakit Ekasingh and Tourism Promotion chief Onwara Gorapin welcomed Thailand consul-general to Ho Chi Minh City Ponpimon Suwannapongse and the delegation from the southern ... (more)


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6 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

Two busted for alleged rape, detention of girl

Two private security guards will be sent to Phnom Penh Municipal Court today after being arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of raping a child, police said yesterday.


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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Asian Correspondent

Kek appointment 'best thing for Cambodia politics since fall of Khmer Rouge'

A well-known human rights campaigner has been appointed to Cambodia's National Election Committee - and the impacts could be huge.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News


Chinese tourists to Cambodia's Angkor heritage site up 17 pct in first half

The number of Chinese visitors to Cambodia's Angkor Wat temple, one of the World Heritage Sites, has reached 161,700 in the first six months of this year, a 17 percent rise over the same period last year, an official data showed Friday.


Related Topix: Travel, Southeast Asia, Asia Travel, World News, Cambodia Travel, Angkor, Cambodia Travel, Siem Reap, Cambodia Travel

Pattaya Mail

Mekong countries seal partnerships with South Korea

The foreign ministers of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, Thailand have agreed to foster cooperation and partnership with South Korea at the 4th Mekong-Republic of Korea Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Seoul on July 29. After the meeting, Sihasak Phuangketkeow, Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs who is acting Thai foreign minister, said the ... (more)


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Southeast Asia, Thailand,

Voice of America

At Khmer Rouge Court, Long-Awaited Verdict Approaches

Buddhist monks gather at a memorial stupa with bones of more than 8,000 victims of the Khmer Rouge regime at Choeung Ek, a "Killing Fields" site located on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, April 17, 2014.


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South China Morning Post

Drug-resistant malaria parasites in SE Asia threaten fight against disease

A villager sits beneath a mosquito net in a village in Pailin, Cambodia. When used properly, insecticide-treated bed nets can reduce the chance of malarial infection in malaria endemic hot-zones.


Related Topix: Medicine, Malaria, Health, Southeast Asia, World News

Deseret News

LDS Church continues to grow in Cambodia

Elder Kory Stevens, left, served an LDS mission in Cambodia from 2008-2010. He now teaches Cambodian at the Missionary Training Center in Provo and attends BYU.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), 9,

Pnompenh Post

Give the deal a chance

Regarding the Phnom Penh Post article "Agreement a tough sell" published on July 24: It takes guts and wisdom for a leader to go sometimes against the tide of public opinion, especially that of his own supporters.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Hun Sen, Opinion

Bega District News

Cambodian school trip a lesson in philanthropy

Bega High teacher Cheryl Atkinson, and students Rhys Davies and Annie Fitzer show off the two paintings they are raffling for organisations in Cambodia and Vietnam.


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Bangkok Post

Thai bus firm to expand into Cambodia

Kruewan Wongrakmit, managing director of Nakhonchai Air Co, said he hoped to launch new services on routes between Bangkok and Siem Reap and Bangkok and Phnom Penh, and another from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City, early next year.


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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Sutton villagers to recognise 11 fallen soldiers

A CENTURY after the outbreak of the First World War, a plaque bearing the names of 11 fallen servicemen is to be unveiled on the Sutton-in-Craven war memorial at a ceremony on Sunday.


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And the world's best city is ...

Readers of Travel + Leisure magazine have voted for their favorite city destinations in an annual survey.


Related Topix: Spain, World News, Travel, Seville, Spain Travel, Europe Travel, Spain Travel, Italy Travel, Southeast Asia, Asia Travel, Siem Reap, Cambodia Travel, Cambodia Travel

Cambodian film crew spooked by paranormal activity

A film crew working on a new television series about the "traditional Khmer musical instruments" in Cambodia claims paranormal activity put everyone on edge.


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Cambodia upgrades its rice crop to shake a bad reputation

As the country improves the quality of its grain, it hopes to export one million tons of milled rice in 2015.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Agriculture, Science

WLNE-TV Providence

Khmer Rouge tribunal clears way for genocide trial

New York City officials are turning up the heat on the Elmo, Cookie Monster and Statues of Liberty impersonators who often demand money for posing in photos with tourists.


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Pnompenh Post

On laws, CNRP in familiar fight

Long beyond the blaze of the campaign trail, the opposition party has continued promising to push its seven-point platform once lawmakers take their National Assembly seats.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Hun Sen

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Cambodia court begins genocide trial of Khmer Rouge leaders

Cambodia's UN-backed Khmer Rouge court on Wednesday began a second trial of two former regime leaders on charges including genocide of Vietnamese people and ethnic Muslims, forced marriages and rape.


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Asia News Network

BANGKOK: Phnom Penh won't shelter wanted Thais, says Cambodia's DPM

Cambodia will not allow any Thai politicians who face arrest warrants in Thailand to shelter on its territory - and it has laws against such moves, Cambodian deputy premier and defence minister General Tea Banh said yesterday.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Canada, Hun Sen, Norodom Sihamoni

The Nation

All 'templed out'

Two women rest on a windowsill inside the Angkor Wat temple at Siem Reap, Cambodia, taking a rest from viewing the friezes.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Travel, Asia Travel, Cambodia Travel, Angkor, Cambodia Travel