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Cambodia , Wednesday 22 November 2017

News Cambodia: US renews grant for clearing bombs in Cambodia

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-cambodia-politics/cambodias-hun-sen-says-only-workers-will-suffer-from-any-sanctions-idUSKBN1DM0OB
Publication date: Wednesday 22 November 2017

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday opened a $2 million tender to help clear unexploded bombs in Cambodia weeks after the government’s mine clearance agency said its U.S. funding had been stopped. Relations between Cambodia and the ...

News Cambodia: How Angelina Jolie Battled Snakes and Land Mines to Depict War-Torn Cambodia in 'First They Killed My Father'

News channel or source: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/features/how-angelina-jolie-battled-snakes-land-mines-depict-war-torn-cambodia-first-they-killed-my-father-1059656
Publication date: Wednesday 22 November 2017

"We needed a therapist on the set," says the actress-director of the rough production as she opens up about son Maddox's role, vomiting and fainting during filming, and why she ate bugs. Loung Ung was 5 years old in 1975 when the soldiers marched into her ...

News Cambodia: Democratic Governments Criticize Deathblow To Cambodia's Opposition Party, But Few Yet Take Action

News channel or source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/daniellekeetonolsen/2017/11/17/democratic-governments-criticize-deathblow-to-cambodias-opposition-party-but-few-yet-take-action/
Publication date: uesday 21 November 2017

While the Cambodian government rushed into dismantling the only viable threat to its long-serving prime minister’s gain, the international community has been sending mixed messages, fraternizing with top government officials while dishing threats to the ...

News Cambodia: China supports Cambodia's ban on political opposition

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/china-supports-cambodias-ban-on-political-opposition-2017-11
Publication date: uesday 21 November 2017

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi speaks during a joint press conference with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Beijing, China December 5, 2016. Reuters/ Greg Baker Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told his Cambodian counterpart that China ...

News Cambodia: Cambodia's main opposition party forced to disband

News channel or source: https://www.csmonitor.com/World/Asia-South-Central/2017/1116/Cambodia-s-main-opposition-party-forced-to-disband
Publication date: uesday 21 November 2017

November 16, 2017 Phnom Penh, Cambodia —Cambodia's Supreme Court ordered the main opposition party to be dissolved on Thursday, dealing a crushing blow to democratic aspirations in the increasingly oppressive Southeast Asian state. The decision clears ...

News Cambodia: International Donors Pulling Support For Cambodia After Opposition Party Ban

News channel or source: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/cambodia/donors-11212017162055.html
Publication date: Sunday 19 November 2017

International donors are ending aid to Cambodia or ramping up threats to do so after Prime Minister Hun Sen defended a crackdown that critics say has damaged the country’s fragile democracy and thrown the legitimacy of an upcoming ballot into question.

News Cambodia: Cambodia's Major Food Source is Slowly Dying

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/4127956.html
Publication date: onday 20 November 2017

Cambodia's Tonle Sap Lake, which lies in the center of the country, is home to hundreds of species of fish that provide the Southeast Asian nation with up to 60 percent of its protein. But the lake's rich fishery is at risk because of overfishing ...

News Cambodia: Cambodia Contradictions and Samdech Hun Sen

News channel or source: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/cambodia-contradictions-and-samdech-hun-sen_us_5a13fa22e4b05ec0ae84454d
Publication date: onday 20 November 2017

On the way to breakfast the other day, I met a man from Battambang, the provincial capital of Cambodia’s northwest province bordering Thailand. The man, all dressed up in a slightly ill-fitting, dark suit, greeted me, cupped his hands in a traditional ...

News Cambodia: Fake News and the Death of Democracy in Cambodia

News channel or source: https://www.thenation.com/article/fake-news-and-the-death-of-democracy-in-cambodia/
Publication date: Wednesday 22 November 2017

At half-past-midnight on September 3, more than 100 police raided the home of Cambodia’s opposition leader, Kem Sokha. The security forces hustled him away to a maximum-security prison just outside of Phnom Penh. More than two months later, he’s ...

News Cambodia: U.S. renews funding for war-left bomb clearance in Cambodia

News channel or source: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/23/c_136772292.htm
Publication date: Wednesday 22 November 2017

PHNOM PENH, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) -- The United States on Wednesday opened a 2-million-U.S.dollar tender to help clear unexploded ordnance in Cambodia, two weeks after Cambodia said that the United States stopped funding for clearing its old bombs. The U.S ...