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  1. Former naval commander charged over Kerry Hamill's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... he had them transferred to Tuol Sleng prison in Phnom Penh." Hamill once interviewed Meas Muth in north western Cambodia for "Brother Number One" a documentary on his brother's death, and found him "totally unrepentant." Muth also said that if Pol ...

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  2. Obama announces new education effort to 'let girls learn'Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Commercial Dispatch

    Saying every girl "has value," President Barack Obama announced a more focused government effort Tuesday to help tens of millions of girls around the world attend and stay in school. Michelle Obama said she's heading to Japan and Cambodia later this month to promote it.

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  3. New Obama Plan Aims To Get Tens Of Millions Of Girls In School WorldwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Switched

    Saying every girl "has value," President Barack Obama announced a more focused government effort Tuesday to help tens of millions of girls around the world attend and stay in school. Michelle Obama said she's heading to Japan and Cambodia later this month to promote it.

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

    Wednesday Mar 4 | 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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  5. Michelle Obama heads to Japan, Cambodia to promote girls' educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Japan Times

    First lady Michelle Obama will travel to Japan and Cambodia this month as part of a U.S. effort to support education for girls around the world. She will visit Tokyo and Kyoto from March 18 to March 20, and the Cambodian capital Siem Reap from March 21 to 22, the White House said in a statement on Tuesday.

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  6. Khmer Rouge tribunal charges 2 new suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Bangkok Post

    This 2006 photo shows former Khmer Rouge navy commander Meas Muth, right, sitting next to a Buddhist monk in a pagoda at Anlong Veng district in Oddar Mean Chey province. An investigating judge at Cambodia's UN-backed court on on March 3 charged two more former Khmer Rouge cadres with crimes against humanity.

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  7. Michelle Obama to visit Japan, Cambodia this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Asian Correspondent

    Michelle Obama will visit Japan and Cambodia later this month, part of a new administration push to educate girls around the world. The White House says the first lady will visit Tokyo and Kyoto, Japan, from March 18-20 before concluding her trip with a March 21-22 stop in Siem Reap in northwestern Cambodia.

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  8. Port gives rice exporters a cut in storage costsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Pnompenh Post

    ... ran said he believed the 1 million tonne goal was still improbable due to high logistical and storage costs outside Cambodia. "It's one of the factors we cannot reach."

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  9. Time for business to step upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Pnompenh Post

    Commerce Minister Sun Chanthol called on business owners to clean up their activities in the Kingdom, in order to remain competitive, especially in light of the ASEAN Economic Community integration due to be realised at the end of the year. Private sector companies have traditionally raised concerns on the difficulty of doing business in Cambodia, having to deal with red tape and corruption, the minister said at a conference for private sector development in Phnom Penh yesterday.

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  10. Workers should be taught to read: PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Pnompenh Post

    Garment workers leave a factory yesterday afternoon in Phnom Penh. Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday called on the private sector to introduce literacy classes for their staff.

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  11. Malnutrition comes at steep priceRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Pnompenh Post

    ... Yim Chhay Ly. According to an Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition report presented, malnutrition has cost Cambodia in excess of $400 million annually and could prevent it from reaching its goal of 7 per cent annual economic growth. To improve ...

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  12. Report: rights not defendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Pnompenh Post

    ... by" the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). "More than 20 years have passed since Cambodia's accession to the ICCPR. During this entire time, Prime Minister Hun Sen's administrations have made little or no effort to ...

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  13. Refugee status on track for 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Pnompenh Post

    A group of Montagnards pose for a photo during a meeting with the UN in Ratanakkiri earlier this year, before being transported to the Department of Immigration in Phnom Penh. ADHOC Just days after deporting dozens of Montagnard asylum seekers, government officials yesterday announced that a group who arrived in Cambodia in October have been unofficially deemed refugees, in a move analysts say is likely to anger close ally Vietnam.

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  14. New step towards adoptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Pnompenh Post

    Young boys watch a television at an orphanage in Phnom Penh. The Ministry of Social Affairs announced earlier this week that they would welcome the restart of international adoptions in Cambodia.

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  15. Tribunal charges ex-Khmer Rouge commander with crimes against humanityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Cambodia's United Nations-backed Khmer Rouge tribunal has charged one of the murderous regime's commanders with crimes against humanity that includes the torture and murder of two Australian yachtsmen. The move to charge Meas Muth, the former Khmer Rouge navy chief, defies Cambodia's strongman prime minister Hun Sen who opposes the partly Australian funded tribunal pursuing any more prosecutions.

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  16. Michelle Obama to travel to Japan and Cambodia on Spring BreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Examiner.com

    First Lady Michelle Obama will be traveling to Japan and Cambodia this spring. The White House announced that Mrs. Obama will spend this year's spring break traveling to the foreign countries from March 18 through March 22. According to a CS Monitor report on Tuesday, the trip is being called a state-sanctioned spring break for the First Lady.

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  17. Michelle Obama to Head to Asia to Promote Girls' EducationRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Chosun Ilbo

    First lady Michelle Obama will travel to Japan and Cambodia this month as part of a U.S. global effort to support education for girls, the White House said on Tuesday. She will visit Tokyo and Kyoto in Japan from March 18 to March 20, and the Cambodian city of Siem Reap from March 21 to 22, it said in a statement.

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  18. U.S. first lady plans mid-March visit to Japan, CambodiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Columbian

    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 few years ago. She will visit Tokyo and Kyoto, Japan, from March 18-20 and Siem Reap in northwestern Cambodia from March 21-22, the White House said Tuesday.

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  19. Obamas launch global focus on the education of girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Washington Post

    ... our girls, are so often pushed to the bottom of our society," said Michelle Obama, who will visit Japan and Cambodia this month in support of the new initiatives. "These girls are our change-makers Like other programs the Obama administration has ...

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  20. Central bank seeks to give riel a boostRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | Pnompenh Post

    Cambodia's central bank will use its upcoming Second Macroeconomic Conference to discuss how best to promote the use of the riel and hasten de-dollarisation in the economy, according to an official release yesterday. According to a statement from the National Bank of Cambodia, the theme of this years conference, to be held in June, will be Leveraging Financial Market Development, where the NBC will be seeking input from experts, researchers, academics and the general public on the topic of encouraging greater use of the local currency.

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