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  1. Revealed: The video evidence that helped free a British man from...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    Revealed: The video evidence that helped free a British man from Cambodian jail where he was being held on rape charge This is the video footage which helped free a British man who was arrested in Cambodia for the alleged rape of an English traveller. Nick Laycock, 25, from Slough, was held in prison for two days for allegedly raping a 22-year-old woman at the Arcadia backpackers' guest house in Kampot, southern Cambodia.

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  2. Burden of Economic Hope on Uttama's ShouldersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Nation

    The public seems to have pinned much hope on new Information and Communications Technology Minister Uttama Savanayana, a fresh face in the Cabinet handpicked by the head of the new economic team, Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak. Uttama is known as a close aide of Somkid.

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  3. Cambodia's infamous S-21 prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    A tourist looks at skulls and bones of more than 8,000 victims of the Khmer Rouge regime displayed at Choeung Ek, a "Killing Fields" site located on the outskirts of Phnom Penh July 2, 2015. . Forty years ago, in August of 1975, the Communist Party of Cambodia the Khmer Rouge turned a high school into a death camp called S-21.

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  4. Top woman leader of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge dies at 83Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Northwest Asian Weekly

    ... health problems. He said Buddhist funeral rites would be held at her family's hometown of Pailin in northwestern Cambodia, with a cremation scheduled for Monday. "I don't have many words to say, but we lost a good mother today,'' Ieng Vuth said by ...

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  5. $55 million Australian operation to resettle refugees in Cambodia falls throughRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    The controversial arrangement allows the Cambodian government to decide how many refugees they will resettle while still receiving $40 million as a development aid from Australian taxpayers. 'We don't have any plans to import more refugees from Nauru to Cambodia,' Interior Ministry spokesman Khieu Sopheak, told The Cambodia Daily .

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  6. Plan to resettle refugees in Cambodia collapsesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Age

    Australia's $55 million operation to resettle hundreds of refugees from the tiny Pacific island of Nauru to Cambodia appears to have collapsed in a diplomatic embarrassment for the Abbott Government. A senior Cambodian official says the impoverished nation has no plans to receive any more than four refugees who arrived in Phnom Penh in June, and indicated it did not want any.

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  7. Phnom Penh's White Building is dilapidated, riven with crime ... and facing demolitionRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... time I saw the White Building, it completely magnetised me," says the photographer Tariq Zaidi, who was visiting Cambodia as part of his project to document dignity and creativity in urban slums. "It was October 2014; I was on a trip to Cambodia ...

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  8. Flags at half-staff Saturday in honor of Vietnam v...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    ... Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division of the army during the Vietnam War. He died May 2nd, 1970 in Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia when enemy forces shot down his helicopter. Richardson's remains were discovered recently when U.S. and Cambodian officials ...

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  9. Moosejaw and World Clothes Line Give Back to the Cambodian CommunityRead the original story

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    ... adults and children in the US, Indonesia, Africa, and Israel. This fall, World Clothes Line will be traveling to Cambodia to give back to the community in Siem Reap, Cambodia. "Cambodia is a beautiful country yet years of social and economic ...

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  10. One-stop solar shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pnompenh Post

    The company factory, located 15 minutes away from the new showroom, has been manufacturing a range of solar powered products - from tuk-tuks to buses and solar tiling - since it first opened 18 months ago. According to Jacob Maimon, chief executive of Star8, the company has invested between $8 million and $9 million in Cambodia and produces about 200 to 300 vehicles a month.

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  11. After 45 years, veteran returns to final resting placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... ground fire and the Dept. of Defense states the pilot had to make an emergency landing in Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia. Four crewmen and four passengers survived the landing. One crewman evaded capture, the other three crewmen and one passenger ...

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  12. New exhibit at Tuol Sleng brings new expectationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Pnompenh Post

    Worried about sliding visitor numbers, the director of the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum unveils a slew of new exhibits he hopes will engage Cambodians While it's been 36 years since the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum - where an estimated 12,000 people were tortured and executed - was a functioning Khmer Rouge prison and torture centre, little of its appearance has changed. Today, for many visitors, a tour through Tuol Sleng remains a deeply moving experience.

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  13. Self-taught orchid expert tapped for research job in the capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Pnompenh Post

    ... Khleang floating village, will be working with the UK's Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, which is collaborating with Cambodia's Royal University of Agriculture, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and the Ministry of Education to expand ...

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  14. Bringing top hotel quality food to the streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Pnompenh Post

    ... seriously good Thai food. Can Do is no stranger to Siem Reap though. The multiple-award winning chef first came to Cambodia in 1997 and stayed for two years, putting in stints at Raffles Grand Hotel d'Angkor and Raffles Hotel Le Royal in Phnom Penh. ...

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  15. Study finds mouth cancer rifeRead the original story

    Friday | Pnompenh Post

    ... alcohol alone did not play a big role, but the risk of developing oral cancer jumped when combined with smoking. Cambodia needs to improve anti-smoking efforts, increase the number of trained specialists and raise public awareness of initial ...

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  16. A History of violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Pnompenh Post

    After documenting 150 years of homicide, researchers have found Cambodia's current regime has reduced violence to historic lows. But will the peace last? The National Archives building in Phnom Penh is a peaceful place.

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  17. Gov't touts land policy ahead of 'white paper'Read the original story

    Friday | Pnompenh Post

    The government yesterday hailed its track record on land policy reform as it approved a new "white paper" on the subject, although activists doubted authorities' willingness to tackle Cambodia's myriad ongoing land disputes. Prime Minister Hun Sen green-lighted the document developed by the Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction at a cabinet meeting yesterday.

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  18. Sam An map old news: gov'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Pnompenh Post

    Cambodia's senior minister on border affairs Var Kimhong yesterday slapped down claims by Um Sam An that maps of the Kingdom the opposition lawmaker found in America could shed new light on whether the government had correctly demarcated the Vietnam border. Sam An on Thursday announced he had found a set of 26 maps at the United States Library of Congress in Washington "different" from those used by the government's delineation team.

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  19. Koh Kong zone 'will reduce illegal migrants'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Nation

    ... an officer with Chanthaburi Marine Task Force, whose duty is to suppress the passage of illegal workers from Cambodia, said he did not believe the economic zone would help tackle the problem of illegal migrants. "Workers from Cambodia are mostly ...

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  20. Seeing Red: The Players go arty in new dramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Pnompenh Post

    ... porary hit onstage. Tickets, which are for sale from yourphnompenh.com and The Willow, cost $10. All proceeds go to Cambodia Living Arts.

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