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Cambodia: We will proceed 'urgently' with Preah Vihear plan

cambodianews.com - Mon, 08/02/2010 - 02:00
Cambodia said yesterday 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 documents would never impede the implementation of temple conservation.

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Categories: Cambodia News

Govt to prepare to get prepared to fight against Cambodia's Preah Vihear management plan

cambodianews.com - Sun, 08/01/2010 - 11:00
Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said Sunday that his government would spend the next year in making preparations to fight against Cambodia's management plan of the Preah Vihear world heritage site.

49 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

'Only joint listing can end Thai-Cambodia row'

cambodianews.com - Sun, 08/01/2010 - 11:00
Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said Saturday (July 31) that a joint World Heritage listing of Preah Vihear and its adjacent compound - claimed by both Thailand and Cambodia - was the "best and smoothest path to take" to end conflict over Cambodia 's controversial management plan for the ancient Khmer temple.

46 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

From Cambodia's Killing Fields to New York, a new film confronts Khmer Rouge

cambodianews.com - Sat, 07/31/2010 - 08:00
In the new film "Enemies of the People," the highest-ranking Khmer Rouge leader still living promises to disclose at his war crimes trial details of the mysterious inner workings of the regime.

38 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

Cambodia claims win in UNESCO tussle over temple

cambodianews.com - Sat, 07/31/2010 - 02:00
Cambodia declared victory Friday in a diplomatic standoff with Thailand after the U.N. cultural agency agreed to consider its plan for managing a temple that is on land claimed by both countries.

48 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

Cambodia reports new death of Mekong River dolphin

cambodianews.com - Fri, 07/30/2010 - 20:00
A Mekong river dolphin was found dead in Kratie province in Cambodian's north eastern part, a government official said Friday.

25 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

US and Cambodia in controversial lockstep

cambodianews.com - Fri, 07/30/2010 - 20:00
BANGKOK - Cambodia's first-ever multinational military exercise is part and parcel of intensifying competition between the United States and China for regional influence.

46 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

Cambodia uses the Internet to map human rights abuses

cambodianews.com - Fri, 07/30/2010 - 20:00
A new website is putting Cambodia's human rights online, where everyone can see them.

46 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

Cambodia's "Angkor Sentinel 2010" military exercise ends

cambodianews.com - Fri, 07/30/2010 - 17:00
A two-week multi-nations' military exercise that began in Cambodia in mid-July ended Friday.

45 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

Thailand lobbies to stall Cambodia's temple plan

cambodianews.com - Fri, 07/30/2010 - 11:00
Thailand's Natural Resources and Environment Minister Suwit Khunkitti made several attempts on Thursday (July 29) to block Cambodia's Preah Vihear temple management plan from the World Heritage Committee's consideration while the delegation from Phnom Penh stood firm.

44 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

Cambodia uses the net to map human rights abuses

cambodianews.com - Fri, 07/30/2010 - 11:00
A new website is putting Cambodia's human rights online, where everyone can see them.

26 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

Cambodia's day of judgement arrives at last

cambodianews.com - Thu, 07/29/2010 - 14:00
When the UN-backed court announced on Tuesday that Kaing Guek Eav, better known as "Comrade Duch", 75, had been sentenced to 35 years' imprisonment, it was a historic day for Cambodia. It was a day wh .....

39 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

Cambodia alarmed at illegal import of pigs from Vietnam

cambodianews.com - Wed, 07/28/2010 - 23:00
Cambodia is alarmed at the illegal import of pigs from the neighboring country of Vietnam. Srun Pov, president of Association of Pigs Raising in Cambodia, said Wednesday that about 1,000 pigs are illegally imported from Vietnam into Cambodia every day, and some of them are ill.

24 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

Cambodia: Khmer Rouge Official Found Guilty

cambodianews.com - Wed, 07/28/2010 - 11:00
New York, Jul 26 2010 11:10AM Three decades after nearly 2 million people perished under Khmer Rouge rule in Cambodia, a United Nations-backed tribunal issued its first verdict today, finding the former head of a notorious detention camp guilty of crimes against humanity.

39 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

Cambodia workers in police clash

cambodianews.com - Tue, 07/27/2010 - 23:00
Police clash with garment factory workers as they attempt to break up a strike in Cambodia, says a trade union.

31 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

Cambodia court hands down 35-year sentence

cambodianews.com - Tue, 07/27/2010 - 20:00
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, July 27 (UPI) -- A 67-year-old maths teacher, Christian convert and Khmer Rouge cadre was given a 35-year jail sentence for crimes against humanity committed during Cambodia's darkest days. Cambodia - Khmer Rouge - PHNOM PENH - Asia - Crime against humanity

42 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

Anger in Cambodia Over Khmer Rouge Sentence

cambodianews.com - Tue, 07/27/2010 - 14:00
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia -- For 30 years since the brutal Khmer Rouge regime was driven from power, Cambodians have lived with unresolved trauma, with skulls and bones from killing fields still lying in the open and with parents hiding the pain of their past from their children.

41 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

Anger in Cambodia follows Khmer Rouge sentence

cambodianews.com - Tue, 07/27/2010 - 08:00
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia For 30 years since the brutal Khmer Rouge regime was driven from power, Cambodians have lived with unresolved trauma, with skulls and bones from some killing fields still lying in the open and with parents hiding the pain of their past from their children.

19 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

Anger in Cambodia After Sentencing of Khmer Rouge Jailer Duch

cambodianews.com - Mon, 07/26/2010 - 23:00
Survivors of Cambodias notorious Tuol Sleng prison expressed frustration that its commandant received less than a life sentence.

33 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News

Cambodia: Khmer Rouge prison chief jailed for 30 years

cambodianews.com - Mon, 07/26/2010 - 23:00
Interactive graphic on Cambodia as Khmer Rouge prison chief Kaing Guek Eav, better known as Duch, is jailed for 30 years for crimes against humanity over mass executions during the "Killing Fields" era.

37 Vote(s)
Categories: Cambodia News
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