The Sihanoukville Gazette

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Sunset Sunday – Sihanoukville

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gettingstamped.com - The town of Sihanoukville, besides being very hard to pronounce, is facing toward the setting sun making for a daily chance for an amazing sunset. We saw several good ones while in the town while e...

Eating Fresh Sea Urchin in Sihanoukville

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bananaroti.com - We did some island hopping a couple of weeks in Sihanoukville and in our last stop, our tour guide offered if we wanted to try out eating sea urchins. A few of us agreed to try at least one each. U...

Cheap Seafood on the Beaches of Sihanoukville

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bananaroti.com - There are plenty of vendors selling cheap seafood on the beach of Sihanoukville specifically in Serendipity Beach and Occheuteal Beach. Depending on your bargaining skills, you can really score che...

With SMF’s closure, donor queries grow, National, Phnom Penh Post

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phnompenhpost.com - The disgraced Somaly Mam Foundation (SMF) announced early on Saturday morning that it had closed its doors once and for all, leaving long-term supporters with a brief message of gratitude and goodb...

Hard times for ‘the 23’, National, Phnom Penh Post

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phnompenhpost.com - While the smoke has long cleared on January’s violent garment strikes, for many of the 23 workers and unionists arrested and tried on charges widely considered to be baseless, the ordeal is far fro...

Focusing on Education to Attain Long-Term Prosperity - The Cambodia Herald

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thecambodiaherald.com - There is little debate about the importance of education.  It really is the engine of progress.  When people strive to acquire the learning and skills that will position them for personal success, ...

Refugee deal praised, again, National, Phnom Penh Post

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phnompenhpost.com - Prime Minister Hun Sen and Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop met at the sidelines of the Asia-Europe Summit in Milan on Friday, doubling down on their support for the refugee deal signed in ...

Commerce claims that donations not political, Business, Phnom Penh Post

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phnompenhpost.com - The Ministry of Commerce has defended its solicitation of donations from private organisations as voluntary, legal and a form of corporate social responsibility. The ministry’s response comes after...

CNRP Says Activists Planning to Split Opposition

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cambodiadaily.com - A feud between the eldest daughter of CNRP Vice President Kem Sokha and a teenage opposition activist who shot to fame during last year’s election has once again come to a head with claims the stud...

Free Trade Union Proposes $130 Garment Worker Minimum Wage

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cambodiadaily.com - One of the country’s largest unions on Sunday came out in favor of a new minimum wage for garment workers far lower than what many of its counterparts have been agitating for over the past several ...

The High Cost of Cheap Clothes

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news.vice.com - Cambodia's aggressive anti-trafficking campaign is designed to rescue and rehabilitate sex workers. But many women say authorities in Cambodia are actually forcing them into a trade where condition...

In review: the ‘mirage’ of Cambodia, Post Weekend, Phnom Penh Post

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phnompenhpost.com - On January 11, 1979, four days after Vietnamese troops and Cambodian rebels swept into Phnom Penh and toppled the Khmer Rouge regime, the leadership of the freshly proclaimed People’s Republic of K...

When Genocide Isn’t Legally Genocide

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blog.foreignpolicy.com - Khmer Rouge second-in-command Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan, the head of state of the former communist regime, already have been convicted of crimes against humanity, including ordering or allowing t...

Analyst coy on party rumours, National, Phnom Penh Post

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phnompenhpost.com - Playing down a flurry of social media rumours, political analyst Kem Ley yesterday said he had “no plan at all” to start a new political party, but nonetheless equivocated, adding that members of h...

No end in sight for boycott, National, Phnom Penh Post

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phnompenhpost.com - Defence teams representing former Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan in a new trial revolving around genocide charges say their boycott of the tribunal will continue indefinitely. The ...

Somaly Mam Foundation Ceases Operations

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cambodiadaily.com - The Somaly Mam Foundation (SMF), the anti-sex-trafficking organization whose founder’s back-story as a sex slave has been the center of controversy after it was exposed as a fabrication, announced ...

‘Possessed’ Woman Ordered to Leave Pagoda

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cambodiadaily.com - Kompong Chhnang province authorities Sunday ordered a 43-year-old woman claiming to be possessed by the spirit of a goddess to leave a pagoda in Boribor district where she has been collecting money...

Cambodia’s Police Are in the Market for Water Cannon Trucks ‘to Be Used Against Demonstrations’ · Global Voices

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globalvoicesonline.org - The Cambodian police has released a public bidding notice for the procurement of two water cannon trucks which they specifically mentioned are going “to be used against demonstrations.” To supply t...

Education for the Seoul - Southeast Asia Globe Magazine

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sea-globe.com - So you’re relocating to Seoul and enrolment at the right school is at the top of your to-do list. There are multiple options to consider, so how do you know if you are making the right choice for y...

How to get visa and passport photos in Phnom Penh

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movetocambodia.com - One has plenty of reasons to need lots of passport photos in Cambodia. You’ll need one just to get into the country, every time you renew your visa, when you try to enter many of the neighboring co...

Australia Thanks Cambodia for Agreeing to Take Refugees

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cambodiadaily.com - Australia’s foreign affairs minister thanked Prime Minister Hun Sen on the sidelines of a meeting in Italy over the weekend for agreeing to resettle ref­ugees seeking asylum in Aus­tralia, and stre...

Asia, Cambodia: still going strong, Analysis and op-ed, Phnom Penh Post

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phnompenhpost.com - According to our latest Regional Economic Outlook Update (October 2014), Asia’s near-term growth prospects remain solid amid downward revisions for other regions. Despite a mild slowdown earlier th...

The best supermarkets in Phnom Penh

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movetocambodia.com - Despite Cambodia’s status as a developing country, its grocery stores are, compared to many neighboring countries, fantastic. Because Cambodia signed up to the World Trade Organization in 2004, the...

Webbed Feet, Web Log » Blog Archive » Vice’s Brothel Raid

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jinja.apsara.org - After Nick Kristof’s infamous ‘live tweet’ brothel raid and Mira Sorvino / CNN Freedom’s follow up, it appears now that Vice Magazine wants to get in on the dramatic action. Let’s take a look at ho...

Partnerships with civil society | Partnerships with civil society

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worldwewant2015.org - As part of the United Nations Development Group (UNDG) project “Continuing inclusive dialogue on the post-2015 development agenda,” the element on “partnerships with civil society”will build upon t...

Flash News: Yet another violent dispersal of land protesters near Prime Minister's home | Cambodia

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licadho-cambodia.org - Earlier this morning, four people were injured after security guards at Independence Monument beat protestors from Kantuot commune, Choan Ksan district, Preah Vihear province, while military police...

Flash News: 17 injured following violent dispersal of protestors near Prime Minister's home | Cambodia

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licadho-cambodia.org - Following the violent dispersal of protestors nearby Prime Minister Hun Sen’s home earlier today, LICADHO is now treating 17 patients. At least 4 of them (one woman and three men) have moderate inj...

List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor

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dol.gov - The countries on the List span every region of the world. The most common agricultural goods listed are cotton, sugarcane, coffee, cattle, rice, fish and cocoa. In the manufacturing sector, bricks,...

Trending Talent 2 - DJ Wats, DJ Shon

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indy.livemixtapes.com - Mixtapes  ›  DJs  ›  DJ Wats, DJ Shon  ›   Trending Talent 2 9 Mixtape Votes 3,203 Mixtape Views Follow @IndyTapes, @DJWats01, @DJShonChicago & @DJBKStorm! Agoff - With The Money (3:22) Shue Lace -...

Mobile Travel Tools and a New Cambodia Travel App

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grantourismotravels.com - Most visitors to Cambodia appear to prefer the trusty old printed guidebook as their main source of information, yet a new Cambodia travel app and mobile travel tools including Twitter and Google m...

From Pol Pot to ISIS: “Anything That Flies on Everything That Moves” - Fair Observer

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fairobserver.com - John Pilger is a renowned war correspondent, filmmaker and author. Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, he has produced numerous documentaries, inclu Western policies vis-à-vis Cambodia, Iraq and ...

9 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Phnom Penh CambodiaFive Dollar Traveller

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fivedollartraveller.com - Phnom Penh is the capital of Cambodia. And like many capitol cities, travellers seem to feel the need to get in and get out – fast! But there is a side to Phnom Penh other than the horrible history...

Cambodian Journalist Shot Dead While Documenting Illegal Logging

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popularresistance.org - The Cambodian Center for Independent Media (CCIM) and the Southeast Asian Press Alliance (SEAPA) condemn this murder in the strongest terms possible and call on local authorities to take immediate ...

New South Wales, Australia, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Refugeedeal, Stasiareport, Tennews, Tyabb, Rterugby

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rightnow.io - RTEsport: RT @RTErugby Michael Cheika set to take Australia job ahead of November Test against Ireland: http://t.co/ec6KCD54bz #rterugby http://t.co… Oct 20, 2014, 12:19 UTC Carmichael_Rob: RT @doy...

Crowdfunding Cast Episode 065 “khamaiware”

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Trip to Vietnam & Cambodia | Award Winning Documentary Dubai Wedding Photographer

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tasneemalsultan.com - The whirlwind of meeting new faces, so many Americans and Europeans sitting on the streets spilling out from small cafes and bars all clustered in one block. I met a lawyer from Colombia, a pro bas...

Cycling Around Siem Reap

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grantourismotravels.com - Surrounded by pancake-flat plains, lush green rice paddies, and laidback villages with leafy lanes, cycling around Siem Reap can be an absolute delight – once you get out of the busy little city. M...

Crop diversification strategies for Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam

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Robert Fungo Matanda

bioversityinternational.org - Workshop participants observed that crop diversification can be analyzed at different levels, from crop variety to cropping system to farming system to agro-ecological landscape. In South East Asia...

PHOTO: Giant Fig trees at Ta Prohm Ruins, Angkor Wat, Cambodia

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Barbara Weibel

holeinthedonut.com -  Category: Daily Photo      Tags: Angkor Wat, Cambodia, cultural travel, culture, photography, ta prohm, Travel It is probably too late to try to protect the temple from being damaged by the tree…o...

Somaly Mam Foundation Closes Down

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cambodiadaily.com - Months after announcing the resignation of its founder and promising to start afresh to continue its “vital work” protecting vulnerable girls in Cambodia, the U.S.-based Somaly Mam Foundation (SMF)...

Texas Roughnecks Overrun Best Western as Boom Lives on

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sqqr.us - From her little vantage point in Cuero, Texas, of the U.S. shale oil boom, Jill Potts doesn’t see anything to worry about. Yeah, she’s heard about how much oil prices have plunged and she knows tha...

Anti-refugee protest dogged by xenophobia - Thai PBS English News

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englishnews.thaipbs.or.th - While the protesters echoed human rights concerns that have been repeatedly made about the scheme, an undercurrent of xenophobia was also present. After calling on the US Embassy, the Council of Mi...

Genocide Trial Begins for Khmer Rouge Leaders - NYTimes.com

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nytimes.com - PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Hearings began on Friday into the most far-reaching charges, including genocide, against two former leaders of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge in what is likely to be the last chance ...

Australia Seeks to Raise Up to A$5.5 Billion in Medibank IPO

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sqqr.us - Australia is seeking as much as A$5.5 billion ($4.8 billion) selling shares in Medibank Private Ltd., the country’s biggest government divestment through a stock sale since 2006. The government wil...

Heavenly emissaries Royal Ballet of Cambodia descend on Long Beach mexican actor hermilio franco who is he

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yelosangelestimes.com - Twenty-four years ago, thar Classical Dance Company o'Cambodia astounded audiences at ye Los Angeles Festi'al wi' its ritual dances an' stories o'fantastical demons an' mythical goddesses. Yonder f...

European Banks See ECB Exams as Step to Unlocking Lending

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sqqr.us - The European Central Bank’s unprecedented inspection of lenders’ books will help end a slump in lending that’s dogged southern Europe for years, said executives at some of the region’s largest bank...

Bayon vandalism: Tourist admits to breaking statue | SEAArch - The Southeast Asian Archaeology Newsblog

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southeastasianarchaeology.com - Following on from last week’s story about a Dutch (but New Zealand resident) tourist who destroyed a Buddha statue in the Bayon. The tourist has since admitted to the New Zealand media that she did...

Chinese Shares in Hong Kong Rise Most in Week on Economy

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sqqr.us - Chinese stocks trading in Hong Kong climbed the most in a week amid speculation the central government is accelerating measures to support economic growth. China Citic Bank Corp. (998) and China Mi...

Students to Meet With Hong Kong Government as Roads Stay Blocked

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sqqr.us - Talks between pro-democracy student leaders and the government tonight pose the best chance of a peaceful ending to more than three weeks of demonstrations that have disrupted Hong Kong and divided...

Mekong, the river of nine dragons (full documentary)

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khmerdara.com - Embed Code The Mekong is one of the great rivers of the world. Born at 5000 meters altitude in the Tibetan Plateau and after crossing China, Burma, Thailand, enters in Laos and Cambodia to die in t...