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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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Cambodia 'respects' KRouge jailer's conviction: PM

cambodianews.com - Wed, 08/04/2010 - 14:00
Cambodia's premier said 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.

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Garment workers strike back in Cambodia

cambodianews.com - Wed, 08/04/2010 - 02:00
Some 3,000 garment workers in Cambodia struck last week in defence of a suspended union rep. One striker, a 26-year old mother of three, told Socialist Worker, We went back to work on Monday but the mood to fight is still there.

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Thailand to depoliticize border problem with Cambodia

cambodianews.com - Tue, 08/03/2010 - 23:00
Thailand will try to depoliticize the ongoing border conflict with Cambodia and to solve the problem through negotiation, Foreign Minister Kasit Piromya said on Monday. "We don't want to have any...

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THAILAND CAMBODIA UNESCO does not approve Cambodias plan for Phra Viharn temple

cambodianews.com - Tue, 08/03/2010 - 23:00
The four-page plan arrived late, according to UN body. Any decision about it is postponed to next year. The Phra Viharn temple is disputed by Cambodia and Thailand. Residents of Thai border villages a...

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Cambodia to celebrate day for indigenous people near Angkor Wat

cambodianews.com - Tue, 08/03/2010 - 23:00
About 1,000 people will get together next week in Cambodia's northern province of Siem Reap, home of Angkor Wat Temple complex to celebrate international day for indigenous people.

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Cambodia prepares reserve soldiers

cambodianews.com - Tue, 08/03/2010 - 23:00
Cambodia is preparing to have reserve soldiers in a move to reform and perform better military affairs, a military official said Monday.

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Cambodia, Vietnam meets to discuss on border development

cambodianews.com - Tue, 08/03/2010 - 23:00
Cambodia and Vietnam opened talks on Tuesday in Cambodia's capital city of Phnom Penh to discuss border cooperation and development.

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Cambodia, Vietnam vow to have wider range of border development

cambodianews.com - Tue, 08/03/2010 - 23:00
Cambodia and Vietnam concluded their one-day talks on Tuesday afternoon in Cambodia's capital city of Phnom Penh to have wider range of border development.

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Bilateral talk with Cambodia may be held to resolve border conflict: Thai minister

cambodianews.com - Mon, 08/02/2010 - 17:00
A bilateral talk with Cambodia may be held in a bid to seek solution to the ongoing conflict over the Preah Vihear Temple, Thailand's Natural and Environment Minister Suvit Khunkitti said on Monday.

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Cambodia says it will proceed 'urgently' with Preah Vihear plan

cambodianews.com - Mon, 08/02/2010 - 11:00
Cambodia said Sunday (August 1) that Thailand failed all of its efforts to derail the Preah Vihear's management plan since the World Heritage Committee's decision to delay consideration of the plan's .....

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