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  1. US first lady plans mid-March visit to Japan, CambodiaRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    Michelle Obama will promote educating girls around the world during a mid-March visit to U.S. ally Japan, and to Cambodia, a place where the government's record on human rights gave her husband pause during a reluctant visit a couple of years ago. Mrs. Obama will visit Tokyo and Kyoto, Japan, from March 18-20 and end the trip with a March 21-22 stop in Siem Reap in northwestern Cambodia, the White House said Tuesday.

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  2. A day in PhotosRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    A cloned buffalo, ordinary buffaloes, Gen Prayut on a motorbike and a tuk-tuk driver are today's featured events. A cloned male Swamp Buffalo, aged three years and four months, weighing in at 400 kilogrammes, is at the Royal Chitralada Projects compound in Bangkok.

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  3. Cambodia's Khmer Rouge tribunal charges 2 new suspects, defying prime minister's wishesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Fox News

    Cambodia's U.N.-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal has indicted two more suspects, risking a confrontation with the country's prime minister, who has warned against adding new defendants. The tribunal announced Tuesday that former Khmer Rouge navy chief Meas Muth and former district commander Im Chaem have been charged in absentia with homicide and crimes against humanity including enslavement and persecution on political and ethnic grounds.

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  4. UN-Cambodia tribunal charges two more ex-Khmer Rouge cadresRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    PHNOM PENH: A U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal in Cambodia charged two former cadres of the 1970s Khmer Rouge regime with crimes against humanity on Tuesday over their alleged roles in the deaths of an estimated 1.8 million people. The charges were brought against Im Chaem, a Buddhist nun in her 60s suspected of running a forced labour camp, and Meas Muth, a former navy chief in his 80s who allegedly sent detainees to a torture centre where at least 14,000 people died.

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  5. Uighur migrants held in Thailand for 11 months take case to courtRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | The Star Online

    ... entered Thailand in March 2014 and were caught in the town of Aranyaprathet, close to Thailand's border with Cambodia. They were charged with illegal entry and the adults fined 20,000 baht (402 pounds), said Worasit. The family are currently being ...

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  6. 13 Montagnards recommended for asylumRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    ... immigrants] who come to dig cassava or for logging," he said. The group of 12 men and one woman, who arrived in Cambodia in October, claim to have fled religious persecution in Vietnam, where the northern minority hill tribes have been subjected to ...

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  7. Cambodia can lead on R2PRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    Members of the public watch proceedings as Khmer Rouge survivor, Chum Mey, testified before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia in 2009 during Case 001. During the R2P conference last week, Hun Sen said that great effort had had been made to establish the ECCC.

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  8. New border crossing set to make trade easierRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    ... this year and finish in three years," he said. The Thai government will build a bridge connecting both sides, while Cambodia's government will seek $45 million in funding from Thailand to build the road connections and an administration building for ...

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  9. CNRP members call for lawmaker's ousterRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    CNRP members protest at the party's headquarters in Phnom Penh yesterday calling for the removal of Ke Sovannaroth from her Siem Reap position. Cambodia National Rescue Party leaders will journey to Siem Reap on Wednesday to find a solution between provincial party chief Ke Sovannaroth and provincial party officials who have called for her to be removed from the position.

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  10. Officials silent as Montagnard helper still missingRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    A Cambodian man, who was allegedly arrested last week because of his efforts to help Montagnard asylum seekers, remained missing for a fifth day yesterday, with officials claiming no knowledge of his whereabouts. Dy Heun was reportedly arrested in Ratanakkiri province in the early hours of Thursday morning, while driving towards Phnom Penh with 36 Montagnards who had fled alleged persecution in Vietnam.

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  11. Defence chiefs ink pact on bordersRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    The Ministers of Defence from Cambodia and Laos met yesterday to sign a memorandum of understanding on border demarcation and security matters, officials said after the meeting. "We talked about the issues along the border, and we will boost border demarcation and construction [of border posts] .a <.a <.

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  12. Fund intended to improve country's urban sanitationRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    A woman covers her mouth and nose as she walks past a rubbish collection point in Phnom Penh's Daun Penh district yesterday. The government will set up a $5 million fund to allow Cambodia's 26 municipalities to take responsibility for waste management in their cities, it was announced recently.

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  13. Raise in store for teachers: PMRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    A teacher conducts learning exercises during a class at Wat Koh High School last year in Phnom Penh. Hun Sen yesterday pledged to increase the monthly wage of teachers by the end of May. Cambodia's lowest-paid teachers will receive a $25 increase to their base monthly salary by the end of May, the government revealed yesterday.

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  14. Watchdogs bite backRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Pnompenh Post

    A coalition of monitors, whose findings bolstered the opposition's claims of election fraud following the 2013 poll, have accused the CNRP of acquiescing to the ruling party at reform talks and crafting an election law arguably worse than the one it is intended to replace. The Electoral Reform Alliance , which the government once accused of conspiring with the opposition to mislead the public about election irregularities, yesterday said the CNRP had folded on certain key principles of free and fair elections.

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  15. Cambodia Recommends 13 Montagnards for Refugee StatusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Voice of America

    Montagnard people from Vietnam have crossed the border into Cambodia hiding out in the forests in northeastern Cambodia, fearful that the Cambodian authorities will deport them. Thirteen Vietnamese Montagnards have been recommended for refugee status by Cambodian authorities, pending approval by the Minister of the Interior.

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  16. Report: Army shoots another CambodianRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    ... the three men on Feb 25 were spotted and chased by Thai soldiers, who then opened fire. Pich Vanna, director of the Cambodia-Thai Border Relations Office, was quoted as saying the suspects likely would be tried in Thailand.

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  17. Teachers to get wage hikeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Pnompenh Post

    Cambodia's lowest paid high-school and primary-school teachers will receive a $37 increase to their base monthly salary by the end of May, the government revealed on Monday. Prime Minister Hun Sen announced the raise at the opening of the National Literacy Campaign on Monday and reiterated his pledge to establish a base teacher salary of $250 by 2018.

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  18. Cambodia deports 36 Vietnamese asylum seekers: ActivistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Straits Times

    Cambodia has deported 36 Vietnamese Montagnards after they were arrested while trying to seek asylum, in the latest expulsion of a hill tribe group fleeing persecution, activists said Monday. Scores of Montagnards, mainly Christian ethnic minorities in Vietnam's mountainous Central Highlands, have crossed the border to Cambodia in recent years to escape discrimination - with an uptick in cases over the last few months.

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  19. Brasch WordsREPUBLICAN Leadership Falls on Its 'Family Values' SwordRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    It's been a good week for evil. It started with a phrase in a New York Times story this past Sunday that has stuck in my head.

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  20. Cambodia blank Singapore in warm-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pnompenh Post

    ... in the second session. While a goal eluded them, they were in a way somewhat relieved to arrest the scoreline. Cambodia's national coach Lee Tae Hoon was measured in his reaction to his side's victory, maintaining that the performance kept the team ...

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