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  1. Outgoing UN envoy laments scant human rights gains in CambodiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Star Online

    A U.N. envoy paid a final official visit to Cambodia on Friday and noted scant progress during his six-year mandate, warning the government its people were no longer afraid to defend their human rights. U.N. Special Rapporteur Surya Subedi said the government of Prime Minister Hun Sen, who has ruled Cambodia for 30 years, should reconsider its aversion to independent institutions.

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  2. Outgoing UN envoy laments scant human rights gains in CambodiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | AlertNet

    A U.N. envoy paid a final official visit to Cambodia on Friday and noted scant progress during his six-year mandate, warning the government its people were no longer afraid to defend their human rights. U.N. Special Rapporteur Surya Subedi said the government of Prime Minister Hun Sen, who has ruled Cambodia for 30 years, should reconsider its aversion to independent institutions.

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  3. Thomas Guldager Christiansen has been appointed General Manager at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Hospitality Net

    FRHI Hotels & Resorts Canadian Pacific Tower - 100 Wellington Street West - Suite 1600 Toronto, ON M5K 1B7 Canada Phone: 874-2600 Fax: 874-2601 Visit Website Thomas Guldager Christiansen has been appointed General Manager at Raffles Hotel Le Royal and Raffles Grand Hotel d'Angkor in Siem Raap, Cambodia Raffles Hotel Le Royal and Raffles Grand Hotel d'Angkor, Kingdom of Cambodia welcomes Thomas Guldager Christiansen as general manager. Christiansen has over 27 years of hospitality and travel experience, having first started his career as a destination manager in 1987.

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  4. Pongpat 'treasures' fake, P'Penh saysRead the original story

    Friday | Bangkok Post

    The Phnom Penh Post on Friday quoted the Thai Fine Arts Department as saying the statues, set to be returned to Cambodia, were long-lost Khmer treasures. But Cambodian experts who reviewed pictures of the artefacts said the statues were obvious fakes.

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  5. Swim with the manateesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SFGate

    ... tours by Vaya Adventures. Nine-day trips start at $2,517 per person. Cambodia: The ancient capital of Oudong (28 miles north of Phnom Penh) hosts the Buddhist ceremonies of Meak Bochea, a national ...

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  6. Norwegian reality show sends fashion bloggers to work in Cambodian sweatshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sydney Morning Herald

    The social experiment, titled Sweatshop Deadly Fashion , was produced by Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten . It features three fashion bloggers - Frida, Ludvig and Anniken - who were taken from their glamorous lives in Norway and flown to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, where they worked in a sweatshop for a month.

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  7. US-chain Hooters eyes CambodiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Pnompenh Post

    Hot on the heels of its success in Thailand, American restaurant chain Hooters says it will expand its presence throughout Southeast Asia, including Cambodia. Hooters, an Atlanta-based restaurant chain known largely for its chicken wings and scantily clad female waitresses, says its Thailand-based franchisee Destination Resorts Co is committing to "broad-based expansion" across Asia.

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  8. Summons arrives one year laterRead the original story

    Thursday | Pnompenh Post

    A Kampong Cham Provincial Court summons over a protest shocked a former local union president and his wife yesterday, since the event in question occurred more than a year ago and the union leader's wife had no involvement in it. "I got the summons letter this morning, but I am so surprised by it, because it is not only for me but also for my wife, who did not know anything [about the protest]," said Chorn Theang, 30, former president of the Cambodian Alliance Trade Unions at Manhattan Textile and Garment Corp. "My wife a is a housewife, so why did she also got summoned?" Dated January 16, the letter calls Theang and wife, Nath Sokleang, 33, to the provincial court to be questioned for alleged incitement at a protest near the end of 2013.

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  9. Justice still sought for VicheaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Pnompenh Post

    Cambodia National Rescue Party leader Sam Rainsy places incense as he prays to mark the 11th anniversary of the death of labour leader Chea Vichea in Phnom Penh yesterday. On the 11th anniversary of labour leader Chea Vichea's assassination yesterday, about 200 people attended a memorial service as many continued to call on authorities to find and arrest those responsible for Vichea's 2004 murder.

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  10. Risking it on the lotteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Pnompenh Post

    ... Pan Cambodian Lottery this week to discuss black market competition and the risks for lottery. Why has 5D come to Cambodia? Why lottery? If we look at the lottery industry in a country like Malaysia, the sector is very successful. While there are ...

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  11. Cops trade carbines for kicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Pnompenh Post

    ... comment. The Korean martial art of taekwondo has gained popularity in recent months after Sorn Seavmey won gold for Cambodia in the Asian Games in October. Sreang said the December donations were not the first set of training equipment provided by ...

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  12. Climate courses to be on offerRead the original story

    Thursday | Pnompenh Post

    The curriculum , developed by 14 Southeast Asian and American universities over the past two years, covers four modules: basic climate change, social and environmental soundness, low emissions, land-use planning, and carbon measurement and monitoring. Cambodia is the third ASEAN country to test-drive the new curriculum, after Vietnam and Thailand.

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  13. Subedi presses Kheng on variety of concernsRead the original story

    Thursday | Pnompenh Post

    Interior Minister and Acting Prime Minister Sar Kheng sought to assure UN rights envoy Surya Subedi during a closed-door meeting on Wednesday that protests and demonstrations were most definitely allowed in Cambodia, according to the National Police. "The ministry does not ban demonstrations, but the demonstrators have to ask permission from the government or local authorities," Kheng was quoted as saying.

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  14. Work permit tests confuse, mystifyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Pnompenh Post

    ... each year without a permit while others had to pay no such backlog. The French Embassy advises citizens employed in Cambodia that they could face $77 fines for noncompliance, while the US Embassy advised citizens to seek legal assistance. Sok Phal, ...

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  15. Hope for B Kak activistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Pnompenh Post

    ... did insult them and obstruct them," he said. Surya Subedi, the UN's special rapporteur on human rights in Cambodia, attended yesterday's hearing but declined to comment in any detail to reporters. Outside the court, protesters - a mix of monks and ...

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  16. Cambodia's freewheeling Internet lands autocratic Hun Sen in quandaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Daily Times

    ... Meng Cheu by an unknown assassin on Nov. 22 shocked the nation. It went viral on Facebook and WhatsApp, prompting Cambodia's usually sluggish police to quickly arrest six suspects. The footage of the killing showed the burgeoning power of social ...

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  17. 'Khmer Rouge slit prisoner throats, ate organs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Daily Star

    A witness told Cambodia's UN-backed court Wednesday that Khmer Rouge soldiers slit prisoners' throats and ate their gall bladders during the 1970s, as the genocide trial of the two most senior surviving leaders resumed. Nuon Chea, 88, known as "Brother Number Two", and former head of state Khieu Samphan, 83, face charges over the killing of ethnic Vietnamese and Muslim minorities, forced marriage and rape during the 1975-1979 regime that left up to two million people dead.

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  18. Listen to LA band Dengue Fever's new tribute to vintage Cambodian popRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Chicago Reader

    I'm not too sure what's supposed to be happening in this Dengue Fever photo. It doesn't look the guys even told front woman Chhom Nimol about their little tableau.

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  19. HK's Upper House on TripAdvisor list of world's top 25 hotelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | South China Morning Post

    ... best hotel, while the Nayara Hotel, Spa and Gardens in Costa Rica was runner-up. Shinta Mani Club in Siem Reap, Cambodia, ranked third - the best-performing candidate from Asia. By last September, there were 240 hotels in Hong Kong, providing 77,352 ...

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  20. This Reality Show Puts Fashion Bloggers To Work In A SweatshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Refinery 29

    ... - who are placed far outside their comfort zones, and challenged to live and work in a sweatshop in Phnom Penh, Cambodia for a month. Right off the bat they're exposed to some of the harsh realities that keep workers caught in a vicious cycle of ...

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