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Hampshire High graduate prepares for mission trip to Cambodia - Cumberland Times-News

thecambodianews.net - Sun, 12/22/2013 - 11:05
SLANESVILLE, W.Va. — Lessons learned over the past five years while attending Christ in Youth camps have prepared 19-year-old Sarah Hott for a mission trip to Cambodia. The Slanesville resident will be working with girls living at the Rapha House at Phnom Pehn who have been rescued from being forced into sex trafficking. As she explained, girls from ages 5 to 18 are recruited from ...
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Cambodian opposition chief says biggest-ever protests to start Sunday

thecambodianews.net - Sun, 12/22/2013 - 09:18
Cambodia's opposition party leader Sam Rainsy said that the biggest-ever protests against the Prime Minister Hun Sen's government would begin from Sunday as the party's daily protests in the capital entered the seventh day on Saturday."Political tsunami in Cambodia will start from tomorrow," Sam Rainsy, president of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), told a rally ...
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Laos tightens belt with IMF warning

thecambodianews.net - Sun, 12/22/2013 - 07:46
By Parameswaran Ponnudurai Debt-ridden Laos has been told by the International Monetary Fund to tighten its policies to avoid a major economic crisis. An IMF mission held annual consultations recently with the government in the country's capital Vientiane, raising concerns about its rising inflation, the banking system, public ...
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Ancient Cambodian temple statues a step closer to reunion - Straits Times

thecambodianews.net - Sun, 12/22/2013 - 07:05
The empty interior of the new Preah Vihear Museum, in Preah Vihear province near Cambodia-Thailand border, about 245 kilometers north of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on Nov 12, 2013. Rising out of the jungle on white pillars, the new Preah Vihear Museum's largest building stands empty. But Cambodian officials hope that one day it will be the place where nine ancient statues depicting a dramatic ...
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Cambodia Could Sneak into Oscars With Khmer Rouge Film

thecambodianews.net - Sun, 12/22/2013 - 02:04
Los Angeles, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) The Missing Picture documentary could be the first film in Cambodia that aims for an Oscar, confirmed today the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The film, shot in French, using clay figures to tell the story of the Khmer Rouge, the regime that killed two million Cambodians in four years and was overthrown by Vietnam. The film stands out among the ...
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Cambodian museum to welcome reunited ancient battle scene art

thecambodianews.net - Sun, 12/22/2013 - 01:57
PREAH VIHEAR PROVINCE, Cambodia -- Rising out of the jungle on white pillars, the new Preah Vihear Museum's largest building stands empty. But Cambodian officials hope that one day it will be the place where nine ancient statues depicting a dramatic battle scene are reunited from around the ...
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Italian Cambodian films get top prizes at 15th Cinemanila

thecambodianews.net - Sun, 12/22/2013 - 00:43
MANILA - The Cinemanila International Film Festival conferred Saturday its top awards on Italian Paolo Sorrentino's drama comedy "The Great Beauty" about the life of a novelist in Rome, and Filipino Raya Martin's "How to Disappear Completely" about the troubled life of a girl and her family. Founded by Filipino filmmaker Amable "Tikoy" Aguiluz in 1999, ...
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UN court awards temple site to Cambodia

thecambodianews.net - Sun, 12/22/2013 - 00:20
By Radio Free Asia In a landmark ruling, the United Nation's top court on Monday said Cambodia has sovereignty over an area immediately surrounding an ancient temple along the border with Thailand and ordered Bangkok, which claims the territory, to withdraw any security forces stationed there. The International Court of Justice in The Hague however rejected Cambodia's claims over ...
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Cambodia PM Rejects Demonstrators Calls for Resignation Re-Election - Radio Free Asia

thecambodianews.net - Sat, 12/21/2013 - 18:54
Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday rejected opposition demonstrators' calls for his resignation and a re-election, saying there was "no mechanism" in the country's laws to allow fresh polls. The longtime leader made the remarks as protesters led by the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) gathered in the capital for the sixth day in a row. Thousands ...
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Cambodia awaits talks with Thailand on implementation of ICJs ruling - Global Times

thecambodianews.net - Sat, 12/21/2013 - 17:40
Cambodia is waiting for negotiations with Thailand on the implementation of the verdict issued by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) last month over the disputed land near the 11th century Preah Vihear temple between the two countries, a senior official said Saturday."As we all know the current political turmoil in Thailand, so we have to wait for a whole,"Deputy Prime Minister ...
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Laos targets rail-link start date

thecambodianews.net - Sat, 12/21/2013 - 16:05
By Radio Free Asia Laos is set to formally launch construction of an ambitious high-speed railway linking the country's western border with Thailand to Vietnam in August, an official said on Thursday, following the completion of a feasibility study by a Malaysian company that will construct and operate the project. A groundbreaking ceremony for the railway will be held in Savannakhet ...
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Momentum builds to reunite 9 ancient Cambodian statues believed to have been looted during war

thecambodianews.net - Sat, 12/21/2013 - 15:30
PREAH VIHEAR PROVINCE, Cambodia (AP) -- Rising out of the jungle on white pillars, the new Preah Vihear Museum's largest building stands empty. But Cambodian officials hope that one day it will be the place where nine ancient statues depicting a dramatic battle scene are reunited from around the world. They came a step closer to that goal last week, when Sotheby's auction house in New ...
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Cambodia Apes Vietnam in Its War on Religion - American Thinker

thecambodianews.net - Sat, 12/21/2013 - 15:13
Tep Vong reportedly held the position of the intelligence and religious operations officer for the "Vietnamese Khmer Rouge." The group, whose loyalty was to Hanoi, occupied the Eastern zone of Cambodia during the Khmer Rouge's reign of terror and genocide. Although most of the atrocities have been allegedly committed by the Pol Pot faction of the Khmer Rouge in the Western zone, ...
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CAMBODIA Think act and become

thecambodianews.net - Sat, 12/21/2013 - 06:20
Asian Human Rights Commission CAMBODIA: Think, act, and becomeDr. Gaffar Peang-Meth is retired from the University of Guam, where he taught political science for 13 years. He currently lives in the United States. As we are only days away from the New Year of 2014, I find it apt and beneficial to end the year of 2013 with this article.Someone more philosophical than I wrote that today is ...
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Why Young Cambodian Girls Are Being Sold Into Sex Slavery and How We Stop It - PolicyMic

thecambodianews.net - Sat, 12/21/2013 - 06:19
Cambodia, home of the Angkor Wat, attracts more and more tourists every year with its abundance of art, culture, and natural habitats. Yet, the country also draws visitors for a much darker reason: to have sex with children. Child sex tourism is an internationally-recognized human rights problem, and it's a growing one: ...
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Cambodia bans pig imports as blue-ear swine disease spreads

cambodianews.com - Thu, 08/05/2010 - 11:00
Phnom Penh - Cambodia has banned the import of pigs from Vietnam and Thailand after swine infected with blue-ear disease were smuggled into the country from neighbouring Vietnam and infected others.

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Cambodia bans live pigs import

cambodianews.com - Wed, 08/04/2010 - 23:00
PHNOM PENH - CAMBODIA has banned imports of live pigs owing to fears they may be infected with blue-ear pig disease, Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Wednesday. 'The so-called blue-ear pig disease is spreading, and is now present in Cambodia,' Mr Hun Sen told a university graduation ceremony, noting there had been outbreaks of the disease in neighbouring Thailand, Vietnam and Laos.

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Cambodia bans imports of pigs, fearing spread of disease

cambodianews.com - Wed, 08/04/2010 - 17:00
Cambodia authorities on Wednesday imposed ban on import of pigs from neighboring countries, fearing the spread of disease.

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Cambodia 'respects' conviction

cambodianews.com - Wed, 08/04/2010 - 14:10
PHNOM PENH - CAMBODIA'S premier said on Wednesday his government respected the landmark conviction of a former Khmer Rouge prison chief and would not interfere in the UN-backed war crimes court. Kaing Guek Eav, better known as Duch, was sentenced to 30 years in jail last month for war crimes and crimes against humanity over his role in overseeing the mass murder of 15,000 men, women and children

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Cambodia 'respects' KRouge jailer's conviction

cambodianews.com - Wed, 08/04/2010 - 14:10
PHNOM PENH: Cambodias premier said today his government respected the landmark conviction of a former Khmer Rouge prison chief and would not interfere in the UN-backed war crimes court.

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