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Cambodian Rights Group Urges Defeat of Government Measure

Posted August 4th, 2011 at 10:25 am (UTC-5)
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The Cambodian Center for Human Rights has joined a growing list of rights groups calling on lawmakers in Phnom Penh to stop government-proposed legislation regulating non-governmental aid organizations. A CCHR statement Thursday said the grouping fears the legislation in its present form will be used by the government as “a tool to repress groups” that […]

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US Navy Admiral Visits Cambodia

Posted August 3rd, 2011 at 10:55 pm (UTC-5)
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A top U.S. naval officer is holding talks with high-ranking Cambodian military officials aimed at improving naval cooperation between the two nations. Vice Admiral Scott Van Buskirk, the commander of the U.S. Seventh Fleet, arrived in Phnom Penh Wednesday for a two-day visit. A Cambodian military spokesman says Van Buskirk met with deputy naval commander […]

Former Cambodian King In China for Medical Checkup

Posted August 3rd, 2011 at 9:20 am (UTC-5)
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Cambodia’s ailing former king, Norodom Sihanouk, has left the country for what is being described as routine medical testing in China. The 88-year-old monarch, who remains a revered figure in his homeland, has undergone numerous rounds of testing and treatments in China since first being diagnosed with cancer in the early 1990s. He also suffers […]

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China’s Sun TV to Document Life of Hun Sen

Posted July 27th, 2011 at 2:55 am (UTC-5)
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Cambodia says representatives of a Chinese television network have arrived in the capital, Phnom Penh, to open talks on a documentary about the life of Prime Minister Hun Sen. The official AKP news agency reported Tuesday that Chen Ping, chairman of China’s Sun TV, discussed the plan this week with the minister of information, Khieu […]

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Cambodian Prime Minister Criticizes VOA, Radio Free Asia

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 3:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday sharply criticized Voice of America and Radio Free Asia, saying their news reports are “very inferior.” He accused the two broadcasters, both funded by the U.S. government under the Broadcasting Board of Governors, of distorting information, or containing “zero” information. The prime minister made the comments in response […]

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Thailand Calls for Talks with Cambodia on Temple Dispute

Posted July 19th, 2011 at 9:40 am (UTC-5)
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Departing Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva is calling for dialogue with Cambodia to ease military tensions near the border site of a disputed temple, following a ruling from the United Nation’s highest court that orders both sides to withdraw troops from the area. Mr. Abhisit said Tuesday the talks are needed because, in his words, […]

International Court Rules on Cambodia-Thailand Border Dispute

Posted July 18th, 2011 at 11:40 am (UTC-5)
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The U.N.’s highest court has ordered both Cambodia and Thailand to immediately withdraw all troops and police from a newly declared demilitarized zone around an ancient temple on their border. The International Court of Justice in The Hague also ruled Monday that both countries should allow observers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations into […]

International Court Rules on Cambodia-Thailand Border Dispute

Posted July 18th, 2011 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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The U.N.’s highest court has ordered both Cambodia and Thailand to immediately withdraw all troops and police from a newly declared demilitarized zone around an ancient Khmer temple on their border. The International Court of Justice in The Hague also ruled Monday that both countries should allow observers from the Association of South East Asian […]

International Court to Rule on Cambodia-Thailand Border Dispute

Posted July 18th, 2011 at 4:25 am (UTC-5)
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The U.N.’s highest court is expected to rule Monday on a request by Cambodia for an immediate Thai troop withdrawal from a disputed border area around an ancient Khmer temple. The two sides orally argued their cases before the 15 judges at The Hague at the end of May. The International Court of Justice ruled […]

Cambodia Opens Stock Exchange Without Traders

Posted July 11th, 2011 at 5:55 am (UTC-5)
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Cambodia officially opened its long-delayed stock exchange Monday, although no companies are yet listed for trading. Finance Minister Keat Chhon said at the opening of the Cambodia Securities Exchange that trading is expected to begin by the end of the year. He said the government has instructed three state-owned companies to work on listing their […]

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