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  1. World Bank approves US$130 mil. in loans for Cambodia after 5-year freezeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | The China Post

    The World Bank has approved US$130 million worth of new loans for Cambodia, ending a five-year freeze in new lending to the country following a spate of controversial forced evictions by the government.

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  2. Angkor-Era Kiln Excavated in CambodiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | Archaeology

    According to The Cambodia Daily , Phon Kaseka, director of archaeology at the Royal Academy of Cambodia, is leading the excavation of one of 69 known kiln sites near Cheung Ek Lake that produced water jugs, cooking pots, vases, boxes, and ritual objects. During the wet season, this kiln would have been close to the edge of the lake, where boats could have picked up the pots for distribution throughout the Angkorian Empire.

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  3. May 20, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | Voice of America

    ... hariot carrying a golden urn makes its way during a procession in Oudong, Kandal province, northwest of Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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  4. World Bank ends suspension of development aid to CambodiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | Daily Herald

    The World Bank has announced it is resuming direct financing for new development projects in Cambodia, after suspending such funding five years ago. The Washington-based international financial institution said in a statement received Friday in Cambodia that $130 million in financing had been approved for four projects involving roads, water, agriculture and health care.

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  5. Cambodia: H5N1 outbreak in poultryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | Crofs Blogs

    On May 9, after receiving a report from a poultry owner, saying that its chickens and ducks were sick or dead, provincial and district veterinarians went there to check and took five sick chickens which they sent to the National Veterinary Research Institute for diagnosis, which tested positive.

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  6. Cambodia in 'Killing Fields' remembranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Hundreds of people gathered on Friday at one of Cambodia's infamous killing fields to remember the two million people who died under the communist Khmer Rouge regime. Officials and relatives laid flowers and gave offerings on the "Day of Remembrance", once known as the "Day of Hatred", and students performed a re-enactment of Khmer Rouge soldiers taking prisoners.

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  7. Cambodia Remembrance Day: Why we still need to talk about the horrors ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | DNA India

    The magnitude of the carnage may be impossible to emulate in a democratically elected republic, but the thought behind Pol Pot's atrocities is not too far away from home. In the heart of the busy streets of Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh, lies a museum called Tuol Sleng, or S21.

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  8. Stolen urn containing 'Buddha relics' returnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | Bangkok Post

    Thousands of Buddhist monks and devotees joined a lavish procession Friday to return a stolen golden urn said to contain relics of the Buddha to a mountain shrine where it was snatched from three years ago. In 2002, Cambodia's then King Norodom Sihanouk moved the urn containing the relics from the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh to Udong The urn was placed on a decorated float shaped like a mythological bird and driven from the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh to a shrine at the top of nearby Udong mountain.

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  9. Golden urn holding Buddha relics returned to Cambodia shrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | The Republic

    ... to have come from the body of Buddha, and the stolen urn holds enormous religious and cultural significance for Cambodia, a predominantly Buddhist nation. The relics were given to late King Norodom Sihanouk in 1957 by Sri Lanka to commemorate the ...

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  10. Cambodians gather to pray, offer gifts for "killing fields" deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | The Star Online

    Hundreds of people gathered on Friday at one of Cambodia's infamous killing fields to remember the two million people who died under the communist Khmer Rouge regime. Officials and relatives laid flowers and gave offerings on the "Day of Remembrance", once known as the "Day of Hatred", and students performed a re-enactment of Khmer Rouge soldiers taking prisoners.

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  11. World Bank restarts loans to CambodiaRead the original story

    Friday May 20 | Newkerala.com

    Phnom Penh, May 20 : The World Bank has approved $130 million worth of fresh loans to Cambodia following a five-year freeze sparked by the forced evictions of a Phnom Penh community. In a statement published on Thursday night, the bank said it has "approved financing for four projects to provide many communities across Cambodia with better roads, sustainable sources of water, improved livelihoods from agriculture, and increased access to health care", EFE news reported.

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  12. Stolen Buddha relics returned to Cambodia's mountaintop shrineRead the original story

    Friday May 20 | Xinhuanet

    ... Him Chhem (C, front) carries the golden urn containing relics of the Buddha at Oudong Mountain in Kandal province, Cambodia, May 20, 2016. (Xinhua Photo by Sovannara) Great Supreme Patriarch Tep Vong, chief of the Mohanikaya Buddhist sect, and ...

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  13. Thousands in procession to return Buddah relicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Thousands of Cambodians have joined a procession to return what they believe are Buddha's relics to the mountaintop shrine from where they were stolen three years ago. The golden urn containing the relics was placed in a decorated car and driven some 40 kilometers from the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh to the Oudong mountain shrine on Friday.

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  14. Cambodians gather to pray, offer gifts for 'killing fields' deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Hundreds of people gathered on Friday at one of Cambodia's infamous killing fields to remember the two million people who died under the communist Khmer Rouge regime. A woman prays at the Choeung Ek memorial during the annual "Day of Anger", where people gather to remember those who perished during the communist Khmer Rouge regime, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, May 20, 2016.

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  15. Golden urn holding Buddha relics returned to Cambodia ...May 20, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    A chariot carrying a golden urn makes its way during a procession in Oudong, Kandal province, northwest of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Friday, May 20, 2016. Thousands of Cambodians joined a procession to return what they believe are Buddha's relics to a mountain-top shrine from where they were stolen three years ago.

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  16. World Bank restarts Cambodia loans after five-year freezeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | The Nation

    The World Bank has approved $130 million worth of new loans for Cambodia, ending a five-year freeze in new lending to the country following a spate of controversial forced evictions by the government. The decision will be welcome news to strongman Prime Minister Hun Sen whose government has clashed with the World Bank over the eviction of thousands of families from the shores of a lake in the capital Phnom Penh.

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  17. Phnom Penh SEZ announces listing dateRead the original story

    Thursday May 19 | Pnompenh Post

    On May 30, Phnom Penh SEZ Plc, which operates a 347-hectare industrial park just outside the capital, is set to become the fourth publicly listed company on the Cambodia Securities Exchange . The company successfully subscribed 11.5 million shares of its initial public offering , setting an issue price at 2,860 riel per share.

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  18. My Phnom Penh: Rupert Abbott: Human-rights lawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Pnompenh Post

    ... his work. I first visited Phnom Penh in 2002. I was studying history at Oxford University, and spent a month in Cambodia over the summer break with three friends. I had read about Cambodia's tragic recent history, and heard a little about it from my ...

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  19. Firing jokes into new cultural territoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Pnompenh Post

    Tonight at Malaman will be a free comedy show featuring mostly female comedians. One of them is Lune Dee, 23, a Vietnamese national and newbie to standup.

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  20. Live art project explores border tensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Pnompenh Post

    ... rare - a Cambodian and Vietnamese artistic collaboration. "I think we might be the first," Mami joked this week. Cambodia and Vietnam share a 1,137-km border, and plenty of sensitive sentiment. Sopheak and Mami's dual exhibition In/visible ...

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