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Angelina Jolie opens up about Cambodian movie, focus on health of her family.

Jolie discusses the importance of family and her attachment to Cambodia.

- ABC News - US

Here's a teaser for Jolie's 'First They Killed My Father'.

Here's a look at Angelina Jolie's 'First They Killed My Father', an adaptation of Cambodian author and human rights activist Loung Ung's memoir of surviving the Khmer Rouge regime from 1975 to 1978.

- The Malay Mail - MY

Cambodia amends law to bar criminals, convicts from politics.

Cambodia`s Parliament has approved an amendment to a law governing political parties with provisions for barring candidates with criminal records and dissolving parties with convicted leaders, a local media report said on Tuesday.

- Zee News - IN

Technology › NEC to provide cyber-attack defense training for 6 ASEAN countries.

NEC Corp says it has received an order from the Japan International Cooperation Agency to provided cyber-attack defense for officials from governmental institutions responsible for cyber security in six members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations -- Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, the Philippines and Vietnam. ...

- Japan Today - JP

Global Health: H.I.V. Stalks Prostitutes and Their Children in Cambodia.

A small survey suggests that many young sex workers cannot protect themselves from infection and pass it on to their infants.

- International NY Times - US

Emirates to Offer Services to Phnom Penh in Cambodia.

Phnom Penh in Cambodia will be the latest destination Emirates will serve from July 1 this year*, with a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in a two class configuration.

- eTurboNews - US

Angelina Jolie Breaks Her Silence on 'Difficult' Brad Pitt Divorce.

Angelina Jolie made her first public appearance in several months on Saturday for the world premiere of her new film “First They Killed My Father” in Cambodia. Accompanied by her six children, the Oscar-winning actress said her upcoming Netflix drama was a way of saying “Thank you” to the region, ...

- Variety - US

Angelina Jolie opens up about her family.

The actress and her children attended their film's premiere in Cambodia.

- ABC News - US

Exclusive: Angelina Jolie on her latest film and 'difficult year'.

Angelina Jolie on her new film First They Killed My Father, based on the genocide in Cambodia, and her family.

- BBC - UK

Hun Sen shepherds new 'death to democracy' law.

PHNOM PENH - Cambodia's parliament amended a law on Monday to stop anyone convicted of an offence from running for office, effectively barring long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen's main rival.

- BangkokPost - TH

Cambodia MPs back law barring PM Hun Sen's long-time rival.

The main opposition says the move could be used to intimidate and "destroy" rival parties.

- BBC - UK

Cambodia approves power projects to reduce electricity imports

The Cambodian cabinet has approved two electricity development projects in a bid to address the increasing demand for electricity in the country.

- BangkokPost - TH

Cambodia lawmakers approve law threatening opposition party

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Cambodia's legislature amended a law governing political parties on Monday to allow the government to apply to the...

- Townhall.com - US

Cambodia PM empowers court to dissolve rival parties

Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Feb 20 - Cambodia's parliament passed a law Monday giving judges sweeping powers to dissolve political parties, a move seen as a brazen attempt by premier Hun Sen to checkmate his opponents ahead of next year's polls. Hun Sen, who for three decades has led the country with force and political guile,

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Cambodia PM empowers court to dissolve rival parties

PHNOM PENH, Feb 20 — Cambodia's parliament passed a law today giving judges sweeping powers to dissolve political parties, a move seen as a brazen attempt by premier Hun Sen to checkmate his opponents ahead of next year's polls. Hun Sen,...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Cambodia: Lawmakers back law barring PM Hun Sen's main rival from contesting

CAMBODIA'S parliament amended a law on Monday to stop anyone convicted of an offence from running for office, effectively barring long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen's main rival. The post Cambodia: Lawmakers back law barring PM Hun Sen's main rival from contesting appeared first on Asian Correspondent.

- Asian Correspondent - HK

Cambodia PM empowers court to dissolve rival parties

Parliamentary spokesman Leng Peng Long denied the amendments were intended to target the CNRP The post Cambodia PM empowers court to dissolve rival parties appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Cambodia law reforms a 'triumph of dictatorship', critics say

Cambodia's authoritarian government changes the law covering political parties, in what some commentators are calling the "final triumph of dictatorship".

- ABC News - AU

Cambodian parliament approves law that stops main opposition leader from running for office

Cambodia’s parliament amended a law on Monday to stop anyone convicted of an offence from running for office, effectively barring long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen’s main rival. Critics said that the changes approved would undermine the multi-party democracy established in the Southeast Asian state by 1991 ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Cambodia parliament backs change that bars leader's rival

PHNOM PENH - Cambodia's parliament amended a law on Monday to stop anyone convicted of an offence from running for office, effectively barring long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen's main rival.

- BangkokPost - TH

Emotional Angelina Jolie fights back tears speaking about 'difficult time' after split from Brad Pitt

Actress and her six children attended the premiere of her film, First They Killed My Father, in Cambodia.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Cambodia lawmakers approve law threatening opposition party

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia " Cambodia's legislature has approved amending a law governing political parties that would allow the government to apply to the courts to have a party dissolved, an act clearly aimed at the sole opposition...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Cambodia parliament backs change that bars leader's rival

By Prak Chan Thul PHNOM PENH - Cambodia's parliament amended a law on Monday to stop anyone convicted of an offense from running...

- Townhall.com - US

Cambodia lawmakers approve law threatening opposition party

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Cambodia's legislature has approved amending a law governing political parties that would allow the government to...

- Townhall.com - US

Angelina Jolie and the kids return to Cambodia

- USA TODAY - US

Angelina Jolie on Cambodia, politics and a 'difficult year'

The actress spoke to the BBC ahead of the release of her new film, First They Killed My Father.

- BBC - UK

India, ASEAN telecom ministers to meet on digital connectivity

New Delhi, Feb 19 The Telecom Equipment and Services Export Promotion Council is organising an inter-ministerial meeting between Asean countries and India here on Monday to commemorate the 25th year of the Asean-India relations, an official statement said. "Minister of State for Communications Manoj Sinha will lead the ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Could Sam Rainsy’s resignation help end Hun Sen’s reign in Cambodia?

Cambodia’s colourful opposition leader Sam Rainsy, in exile in France since 2015, stunned his loyal supporters by resigning this week amid a sharp deterioration in the country’s political climate with less than four months before all-important commune elections that will act as a bellwether for next year’s ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Angelina Jolie still furious with ex Brad Pitt despite braving smile in public appearances, says report

Actress greeted King Norodom Sihamoni of Cambodia at the premiere of her film First They Killed My Father.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Angelina Jolie and the kids take Hollywood to Cambodia

Jolie and all six kids headed to Angkor Wat to premiere 'First They Killed My Father.'

- USA TODAY - US

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie honoured by King of Cambodia

The actress greeted King Norodom Sihamoni at the premiere of her film First They Killed My Father.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Angelina Jolie unveils Khmer Rouge film with screening in Angkor Wat

Angelina Jolie unveiled her new film on the horrors of the Khmer Rouge era on Saturday at the ancient Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia, a country the star shares a deep affinity with through her adopted son Maddox. Cambodia’s king and survivors of the communist regime were among some 1,500 people invited to the ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Angelina Jolie and Her Kids Enjoyed a Movie With Cambodian Royalty

Angelina Jolie's long-awaited Cambodian film premiere was a family affair. The actress was joined by her children , Maddox, 15, Pax, 13, Zahara, 11, Shiloh, 10, and twins Knox and Vivienne, 8 , at the world premiere of her passion project, First They Killed My Father in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Her sons Maddox, who was…

- TIME Magazine - US

Angelina Jolie in Cambodia for premiere of her new film

Angelina Jolie said Saturday that she hopes her new film about Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge will help educate the world about the brutality of the 1970s regime and shed a light on the plight of young people in war zones today.

- FOX News - US

Angelina Jolie to unveil Khmer Rouge film in 'second home' Cambodia

PHNOM PENH, Feb 18 — Angelina Jolie will unveil her new film on the horrors of the Khmer Rouge era today at the ancient Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia, a country the star shares a deep affinity with through her adopted son Maddox....

- The Malay Mail - MY

Angelina Jolie launches Khmer Rouge film in Cambodia

SIEM REAP - Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie said on Saturday that her new film about the Khmer Rouge, set to be screened later in the day at the Angkor Wat temple complex, will help the world understand what happened in Cambodia under the regime.

- BangkokPost - TH

Kampot – Hippies Hippies and Hippies

Posted at;blog.robkruis.com - Kampot was an easy commute from Sihanoukville.  The first bus ride I have been on in months where I didn't almost shit myself.  So, even though the minibus was over full, I sat leaning over, and my … Continue reading → The post Kampot – Hippies Hippies and Hippies appeared first ...

- worldwide hippies - US

Cambodian analyst arrested on charge of defaming premier

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia " A Cambodian political analyst has been arrested after prosecutors accepted a criminal complaint by Prime Minister Hun Sen that he had defamed him in a radio interview.Phnom Penh Municipal Court spokesman...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Ashton Kutcher fights to end human trafficking in emotional testimony to senate

YouTube/ABC NewsActor Ashton Kutcher made an emotional speech on Wednesday at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing in Washington. Kutcher is the cofounder of Thorn, an anti-human trafficking organization that builds software to fight the sexual exploitation of children. In the testimony Kutcher lists horrific things ...

- Business Insider - US

Alleged mastermind of Pattaya murder faces charges in Cambodia

The alleged mastermind of the Kenway murder in Pattaya could first face several charges in Cambodia, following his arrest on Wednesday in Phnom Penh.

- BangkokPost - TH

Briton arrested in Cambodia over killing of British expat in Thailand

Father-of-four Tony Kenway, 39, was shot dead as he sat in his Porsche in January 2017.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

'We were the last line of defense, an actor and his foundation': Ashton Kutcher gives an emotional testimony on modern slavery

Ashton Kutcher gave an emotional speech on modern slavery to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee at a hearing that took place on Shine a Light on Slavery Day. Full transcript "I've met victims that've been trafficked from Mexico, victims in New York, and New Jersey, and all across our country. I've been on FBI raids, ...

- Business Insider - US

AFC bans 22 players, officials from Laos and Cambodia for match-fixing

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 — Twenty-two players and officials from Laos and Cambodia have been banned for life from football-related activities for their involvement in match-fixing, Asian football's governing body said today. The individuals...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Cambodia's Messi targets promotion in J-League

TOKYO, Feb 15 — Cambodia forward Chan Vathanaka has targeted promotion with Japanese third division side Fujieda MYFC this year after completing a ground-breaking move to the J-League. The 23-year-old, dubbed the 'Cambodian Messi' in his...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Palace defends death penalty agenda amid criticisms from foreign lawmakers

Malacañang on Wednesday defended the position of the government to push for the reimposition of the death penalty after lawmakers from Cambodia and Malaysia expressed opposition to the plan.

- GMA News - PH

Briton held in Cambodia over Pattaya murder

PHNOM PENH - Police in Cambodia have announced the arrest of a British man suspected of involvement in the murder of Tony Kenway in the Thai beach resort of Pattaya.

- BangkokPost - TH

A human rights activist is slain in Cambodia, and the mystery leads to California

Cambodia's most shocking killing in years happened in broad daylight, on a muggy July morning. Kem Ley, a famous political pundit, walked into a convenience store just before 9 a.m. and ordered an iced latte. A man carrying a semi-automatic pistol shot Kem twice — once in the head, execution-style.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Briton arrested in Cambodia in Pattaya slaying

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Police in Cambodia have announced the arrest of a British man suspected of involvement in the killing of another...

- Townhall.com - US

Cambodian king to open Jolie's film on Khmer Rouge survivor

PHNOM PENH - King Norodom Sihamoni will preside over the premiere on Saturday of Angelina Jolie's film based on a memoir from a Khmer Rouge survivor.

- BangkokPost - TH

What's Next for Cambodia's Sam Rainsy?

A look at what may follow the opposition leader's resignation.

- The Diplomat - US

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