Cambodia Newswire (Page 9)

Cambodia Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Cambodia. (Page 9)

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  1. Wife of Kem Ley, slain Cambodian government critic, wants to escape to Australia: reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Mourners hold a portrait of Cambodian government critic Kem Ley during a funeral ceremony in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on Wednesday. The wife of a prominent anti-government activist shot dead in Cambodia on Sunday is reported to want to escape to Australia.

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  2. Suspect in Cambodian critic's killing chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Star Online

    ... commentator, was a regular critic of Hun Sen, the 63-year-old prime minister who has ruled over notoriously corrupt Cambodia for three decades, as well as the political opposition. Hun Sen's government stands accused of cracking down on critics and ...

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  3. Fledgling union's leader axedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Pnompenh Post

    ... the day before being sacked, said Sou Chhlonh, an official with Building and Wood Workers Trade Union of Cambodia, which was helping workers form a union. "The company has exploited their labour for nearly 10 years, but the workers did not dare to ...

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  4. Cambodians receive warm Homeless World Cup welcome in 'chilly' GlasgowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Pnompenh Post

    ... been taken into the hearts of their Glaswegian hosts. In weather some degrees colder than they are used to, Cambodia joined over 50 nations in a tournament that puts homeless people in a positive light and helps to build self-esteem and change lives ...

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  5. Kingdom to fight for taekwondo at 2017 SEA GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Pnompenh Post

    The National Olympic Committee of Cambodia has resolved to strongly lobby for the inclusion of the 73kg class in the taekwondo competition at next year's SEA Games, which Malaysia will be hosting for the first time since 2001. The secretary-general of NOCC, Vath Chamroeun, who left Phnom Penh on Tuesday for a crucial meeting with the SEA Games Federation in Kuala Lumpur, said Cambodia will fight hard to get this category restored after Malaysia announced its intention to keep it out of the 2017 edition.

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  6. Faldo Cambodia leg to tee offRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Pnompenh Post

    ... for its fifth edition teeing off tomorrow at the Angkor Golf Resort (AGR) in Siem Reap. Around 30 juniors from Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia and the Philippines are expected to line up for the event at the award-winning AGR designed by the British ...

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  7. International groups call for open probe of Kem Ley's killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Pnompenh Post

    ... politically motivated killings. Abbot called on the government to appoint a special prosecutor or investigator from Cambodia, "A senior and experienced private lawyer, for example." Otherwise, he said, the government should invite an international ...

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  8. Kem Ley's Grassroots Democracy Party looks to futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Pnompenh Post

    ... was clear is that he liked to try to influence everybody to do better". Ley had also been advising the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party, though Virak said there had been no discussion of any potential merger between the groups down the ...

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  9. Suspect charged over murder of political analyst Kem LeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Pnompenh Post

    ... in Phnom Penh. Sophanna said police had also charged a second person with selling a firearm under Article 20 of Cambodia's Law on the Management of Weapons and Explosives and Ammunition, which carries a maximum two-year jail term. Ang, who chose to ...

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  10. Disabled girl, 4, abandoned in Battambang woods by parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Pnompenh Post

    A 4-year-old disabled girl lies in a makeshift hammock after she was abandoned in Battambang's Phnom Sampov commune by her parents earlier this week. Photo supplied The girl was left in a scarf fashioned into a hammock in the trees near Sampov Mountain at a spot where people could see her, said Banan district police chief, Tan Vanny.

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  11. Angkor Wat in Cambodia dress code: Ban on scantily clad touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Visitors to the ancient temple complex of Angkor Wat in Cambodia may be in for a rude shock should they try and slip out of something uncomfortable in order to beat the oppressive jungle heat. Armed with photographic examples of Western tourists wearing nothing but T-shirts and underwear, the APSARA Authority - responsible for the protection of the archaeological park - is putting a stop to scantily-clad tourists visiting the site.

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  12. Suspect in Kem Ley Murder Could Face Life in PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Voice of America

    The suspected murderer of social analyst Kem Ley, well-known for his trenchant criticism of Prime Minister Hun Sen's government, was charged Wednesday with premeditated murder and illegal possession of a lethal weapon, according to a municipal court spokesman in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. A second individual, whose name was not disclosed to VOA, was charged for furnishing the weapon allegedly used in the fatal shooting.

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  13. National Endowment for the Arts Announces New Focus for NEA Big Read programRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | PressReleasePoint

    ... Vaddey Ratner's In the Shadow of the Banyan , which tells the story of the Khmer Rouge regime coming to power in Cambodia and a young girl's experience moving from an idyllic childhood in Phnom Penh into four years of chaos and hardship. To select ...

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  14. Link About It: American Museum of Natural History Partners With The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Cool Hunting

    ... head over to Vogue. Considering how easy it is to respect a country's culture, it's wild to think that in 2016, Cambodia's Apsara authority has had to ban tourists wearing inappropriate clothing from Angkor. The remarkably beautiful and historically ...

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  15. Why more and more countries support China on South China Sea issue?Read the original story

    Monday Jul 4 | Xinhuanet

    With a so-called "international arbitration" to be decided by the Arbitral Tribunal on the South China Sea , more and more countries around the world have expressed support for China in the arbitration unilaterally initiated by the Philippines and for China's stance on the South China Sea disputes. The real nature of the dispute between China and the Philippines over the South China Sea is about territorial sovereignty, which is beyond the jurisdiction of an arbitral tribunal.

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  16. Ongoing challenges in Kingdom's efforts to end domestic violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Pnompenh Post

    Minister of Women's Affairs Ing Kantha Phavi speaks during a meeting in Phnom Penh yesterday, where the progress of the Second National Action Plan to Prevent Violence Against Women and Children was discussed. Photo supplied Slow action from courts and police, a dire lack of mental health counselling and sparse government funding were named as ongoing challenges in Cambodia's quest to eliminate violence against women at a conference yesterday.

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  17. Paper calls for closer study of culture under Khmer Rouge regimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Pnompenh Post

    An undated photo shows members of the Khmer Rouge waving flags as they perform for an audience. Documentation Center of Cambodia Archives More than mere tools of indoctrination, songs produced under the Khmer Rouge were aesthetic representations of the regime's vision for Cambodia and shed light on what has often been presented as a "black box" of cultural life under the regime, researchers from Ohio's Kent State University contend in a new paper .

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  18. Mental health services key for drug users: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Pnompenh Post

    Mental health patients sit in a waiting room before their appointment to see a doctor at a hospital in Phnom Penh in 2007. AFP A new report has called for greater mental health provisions to be made for Cambodia's drug users, though it conceded that the human and financial resources to implement its proposals will likely be lacking.

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  19. K Mile Air launches air freight serviceRead the original story

    Monday Jul 4 | Pnompenh Post

    Thai airline K Mile Air launched cargo flights between Bangkok and Phnom Penh yesterday, adding to Cambodia's growing network of air freight connections, an aviation official said. The Bangkok-based cargo airline will use a Boeing 747-400 with a cargo capacity of 15 tonnes to fly between the two capitals five days a week, according to Sinn Chanserey Vutha, deputy director-general of the State Secretariat of Civil Aviation .

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  20. Kratie welcomes baby Irrawaddy dolphinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Pnompenh Post

    World Wildlife Fund Cambodia spokesman Un Chakrey yesterday said a newborn dolphin calf, probably only a little more than a week old, was spotted on June 6 in Kampi pool, located in the Mekong River about 15 kilometres north of Kratie town. The pool is home to about 20 of the last remaining 80 Irrawaddy river dolphins in Cambodia.

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