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  1. Another Rong Kluea vendor held, two more soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangkok Post

    A section selling footwear, bags and leather accessories at the Rong Kluea market, where officials staged a raid against fake goods, remained closed on Friday. Police have arrested one more Cambodian vendor and are seeking two others suspected of attacking officers during a raid at the Rong Kluea market on the border with Cambodia earlier this week.

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  2. Feature: Cambodia gearing up for Chinese New Year celebrationsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    ... at least 3,000 U.S. dollars to buy the necessary things for the New Year celebrations." "Most of the people in Cambodia enjoy celebrating the Chinese New Year because they believe that the celebrations will bring them good luck and fortunes," he ...

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  3. Link About It: AHAlife Has Acquired Online Marketplace BezarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Cool Hunting

    In Siem Reap, Cambodia, a new museum, called the Angkor Panorama Museum recently opened. It features dizzying displays of grandiose artworks, including a 360-degree painted mural of a 12th-century Angkorian battle.

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  4. Love by the riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | The Nation

    BANGKOK Love by the river Celebrate Valentine's Day at the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers' Riverside Grill, which is offering a "Weekend of Love" promotion from February 12 to 14. Enjoy smooth sax by Aht Gunlayanakupt while tucking into a delicious dinner buffet at Bt2,000 per couple featuring a wide range of Thai and international specialities. For every Bt2,000 spent, you get the chance to win 2 round trip tickets to Sydney with Thai Airways plus accommodation.

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  5. Cambodia's private virginity industrial complexRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    In Cambodia, where female virginity is prized, women can undergo a number of procedures in order to 'restore' it, including hymen repair, elective vaginal tightening and suppository pills. It's a niche money-making industry without much regulation - in a country with limited sex education Inside a dingy beauty salon just south of Tuol Kork, Phorn* peddles facials and hair treatments.

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  6. Bavet quartet get bail, lawyer saysRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    Four garment workers arrested during a strike in Bavet in December are to be released on bail next week, following a decision yesterday morning by the Court of Appeals in Phnom Penh, according to their attorney. The four - all men - were arrested on December 18 during protests over the national garment sector minimum wage that turned violent.

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  7. Cambodia suffering a lack of depth in skilled-worker poolRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    Kouch Pheng, president of Advanced Glory Logistics Group (Cambodia), is in the business of overcoming obstacles. His Phnom Penh-based freight-forwarding company handles a daily dose of pot-holed roads, unscripted shipping delays and Kafka-esque ...

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  8. The light in giant puppetsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    Children from Together for Cambodia were busy this week making puppets in preparation for Siem Reap's 10th annual Giant Puppet Parade. The puppets were created during three weeks of workshops with children from local schools and organisations, and are made in the style of ancient Chinese dragon puppets.

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  9. Cambodia's celebrity chef at last brings Malis to Siem ReapRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    Malis, a name long associated with some of the finest dining in Cambodia, and with the Kingdom's premier chef, Luu Meng, has finally opened its doors in Siem Reap with a blessing held on Monday afternoon, and the first guests received that evening. It may have seemed like a long time coming, but the reasons for that lay more in the desire to find the right location than in any lack of faith in Siem Reap.

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  10. Skull by skull, team catalogues KR killingsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    ... before," said Julie Fleischman, a doctoral student of forensic anthropology from Michigan State University in Cambodia for 10 months on a Fulbright grant, who joined Vuthy's team towards the end of their Choeung Ek project as part of her ...

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  11. My Phnom Penh: John WeeksRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    Artist and comics curator John Weeks first arrived in Cambodia in May 2000, curious to research Cambodian comics. In 2006, John Weeks: Artist and comics curator John Weeks first arrived in Cambodia in May 2000, curious to research Cambodian comics.

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  12. Women's words: Seminal feminist play staged as a local fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    ... is really speaking on behalf of all women whose stories about violence and sexual violence go largely untold in Cambodia." The Vagina Monologues' performance rights are made free during February every year so that theatre groups can stage benefit ...

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  13. Metal medium gives copper artist Sovann Vibol an edge in art marketRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    ... Street 178. He can sell larger pieces for about $100 (the highest he's fetched is $450), and he's sold his work in Cambodia, France, Australia and the US. In addition to Buddha statues, he carves the usual symbols - ancient flowers, Angkor and Bayon ...

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  14. Tourism firms to look next doorRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    A man walks under lanterns strung across a courtyard inside the Thamma Katanyu Foundation to celebrate Chinese New Year, which falls on Monday. The foundation has organised a lantern festival until Feb 28 in Samut Prakan's Muang district.a Thai tourism and hospitality businesses are being urged to tap into Myanmar and Cambodia to cash in on growing tourism in the two neighbouring countries.

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  15. New Audiobooks for Spring 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Publishers' Weekly

    ... This debut novel focuses a small village in Provence from its time under Nazi occupation until the present day. Cambodia Noir by Nick Seeley, read by the author and Kate Rudd (Mar., unabridged CD, $29.99, ISBN 978-1-5113-7504-7). In Seeley's debut, ...

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  16. Ex-judge Ang Maltey off the hook for bribery allegationRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    The head of Cambodia's Anti-Corruption Unit yesterday all but absolved disgraced former Phnom Penh Municipal Court president Ang Maltey of culpability in a high-profile bribery case, confirming that he was no longer under active investigation. In February, Maltey, who recently faced trial over a separate embezzlement accusation, granted bail to the parents of tycoon Thong Sarath - who is accused of masterminding the assassination of another businessman.

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  17. Apology in order over SCS row: PMRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday said he suggested to US Secretary of State John Kerry that Cambodia deserved an apology for the criticism it faced for its chairmanship of ASEAN in 2012, when the bloc, for the first time in its history, failed to release a joint communiquA due to disagreements over the c dispute. The premier relayed details of his meeting with Kerry, who visited Cambodia last month, at a speech to university students yesterday on Koh Pich.

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  18. Use a Condom to Avoid Zika, CDC Tells TravelersRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | MSNBC

    ... as a health official collects mosquitos and larva at her home to check for Zika virus at a village in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on Feb. 4, 2016. "Men with a pregnant sex partner who reside in or have traveled to an area of active Zika virus transmission ...

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  19. Opposition Leader Wants US Mediation in Cambodian Political StrifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Voice of America

    Sam Rainsy, foreground, leader of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party , receives a garland of jasmine upon his arrival at Phnom Penh International Airport in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Aug. 16, 2015. The leader of Cambodia's opposition, Sam Rainsy, is currently in the U.S. to seek support for his party and to ask the U.S. to mediate Cambodian politics, which have devolved over the last year.

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  20. Cambodia trek 2015: Atlassian and Room to ReadRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | JIRA News

    The Atlassian Foundation has worked closely with Room to Read since 2009, focusing its efforts on improving literacy and gender equality in Cambodia. Through our partnership we have supported programs reaching 250,000 children, providing them with access to educational opportunities.

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