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EU Cuts Cambodia Election Funding .

The European Union in Cambodia on Tuesday said it was suspending planned funding of Cambodia's national election body. The United States last month said it would suspend its funding of the National Election Committee and also imposed visa restrictions on officials over the dissolution of the opposition Cambodia National ...

- Voice of America - US

Joint Patrols Put Vietnam-Cambodia Military Ties in the Headlines.

A recent interaction offered a glimpse into a more sensitive area of bilateral relations.

- The Diplomat - US

EU withdraws support for Cambodia election authority after opposition dissolved.

The EU on Tuesday pulled support for Cambodia's election authority, questioning the legitimacy of upcoming polls after the dissolution of the opposition transformed the kingdom into a virtual one-party state under strongman Hun Sen.

- France24 - FR

EU Suspends Funding for Cambodian Election.

The European Union has suspended funding for Cambodia's 2018 general election because the vote cannot be credible after the dissolution of the main opposition party, according to a letter sent to the national election committee on Tuesday.The Cambodia National Rescue Party was dissolved by the count...

- The Chosun Ilbo - KR

EU halts aid to Cambodia election commission after Hun Sen regime dissolves opposition party.

The European Union said Tuesday it has suspended assistance to Cambodia's election commission following last month's dissolution of the country's main opposition party, and warned ...

- The Japan Times - JP

EU suspends support for Cambodian election.

PHNOM PENH: The European Union announced on Tuesday that it is suspending funding for Cambodia's general election next year over the forced dissolution of the country's main opposition party.

- BangkokPost - TH

European Union withdraws support for Cambodia’s election after opposition party dissolved.

The European Union on Tuesday pulled support for Cambodia’s election authority, questioning the legitimacy of upcoming polls after the dissolution of the opposition transformed the kingdom into a virtual one-party state under strongman Hun Sen. A Supreme Court ruling last month dissolved the main opposition to the ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

EU suspends aid to Cambodian election commission.

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — The European Union said Tuesday it has suspended assistance to Cambodia's election commission following last month's dissolution of the country's main opposition party, and warned that next July's general...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

EU suspends aid to Cambodian election commission.

The European Union says it has suspended assistance to Cambodia's election commission following last month's dissolution of the country's main opposition party, and warned that next July's general election will not be legitimate if the opposition is not allowed to participate.

- FOX News - US

EU Suspends Funding for Cambodian Election.

The European Union has suspended funding for Cambodia's 2018 general election because the vote cannot be credible after the dissolution of the main opposition party, according to a letter sent to the national election committee on Tuesday. The Cambodia National Rescue Party was dissolved by the country's highest court last ...

- Voice of America - US

EU cuts off funds for Cambodia election after opposition party dissolved.

The European Union has said it cannot support the vote after the country dissolved the main opposition party. The EU follows a similar move taken by the United States.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

EU suspends funding for Cambodian election

PHNOM PENH: The European Union has suspended funding for Cambodia's 2018 general election because the vote cannot be credible after the dissolution of the main opposition party, according to a letter sent to the national election committee on Tuesday.

- BangkokPost - TH

Profile of Sydney-based quarterly Mekong Review, which publishes essays and investigations about culture and politics of SE Asia where free speech is threatened

Mike Ives / New York Times: Profile of Sydney-based quarterly Mekong Review, which publishes essays and investigations about culture and politics of SE Asia where free speech is threatened  —  HONG KONG — At Monument Books, a bookstore in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, the magazine racks are stacked with copies of The ...

- Mediagazer - US

UN Calls for Restoration of Democracy in Cambodia

GENEVA – As the world marked the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on 10 December 1948, Cambodia should return to a path of multi-party democracy and ensure full freedom for civil society and journalists to operate, said ...

- Scoop NZ - NZ

India proposes $1 bn credit for Asean

India has proposed $1 billion line of credit to promote sea, air and road connectivity projects with ASEAN, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said. Apart from this, India has set up a project development fund of $77 million to develop manufacturing hubs in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, he said. "The Asean India ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

US to help Cambodia preserve Khmer Rouge victims' belongings

PHNOM PENH: The US government has provided more than $55,000 to Cambodia for the preserving of personal items belonging to prisoners at a Khmer Rouge prison and torture centre in the 1970s.

- BangkokPost - TH

US to help Cambodia preserve Khmer Rouge victims' belongings

The U.S government has provided more than $55,000 to Cambodia for the preserving of personal items belonging to prisoners at a Khmer Rouge prison and torture center in the 1970s.

- FOX News - US

US to Help Cambodia Preserve Khmer Rouge Victims' Belongings

The U.S government has provided more than $55,000 to Cambodia for the preserving of personal items belonging to prisoners at a Khmer Rouge prison and torture center in the 1970s. The project agreement was signed Monday by U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia William Heidt and Cambodian Secretary of State for Ministry of Culture ...

- Voice of America - US

US to help Cambodia preserve Khmer Rouge victims' belongings

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — The U.S government has provided more than $55,000 to Cambodia for the preserving of personal items belonging to prisoners at a Khmer Rouge prison and torture center in the 1970s.The project agreement...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Cambodian community screens Jolie's drama about Khmer Rouge

A prominent Cambodian filmmaker is speaking at a Massachusetts high school about the 2017 film he produced with Angelina Jolie on the Khmer Rouge's bloody reign in Cambodia. Rithy Panh … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Cambodian community screens Jolie's drama about Khmer Rouge

LOWELL, Mass. — A prominent Cambodian filmmaker is speaking at a Massachusetts high school about the 2017 film he produced with Angelina Jolie on the Khmer Rouge's bloody reign in Cambodia.

- Billings Gazette - US

Cambodian community screens drama about Khmer Rouge

LOWELL, United States: A prominent Cambodian filmmaker is speaking at a Massachusetts high school about the 2017 film he produced with Angelina Jolie on the Khmer Rouge's bloody reign in Cambodia.

- BangkokPost - TH

Cambodian community screens Jolie's drama about Khmer Rouge

LOWELL, Mass. — A prominent Cambodian filmmaker is speaking at a Massachusetts high school about the 2017 film he produced with Angelina Jolie on the Khmer Rouge's bloody reign in Cambodia.Rithy Panh will join Cambodian community...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Bird flu returns in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH: Cambodia has discovered a new outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu in the eastern province of Kompong Cham, according to the government.

- BangkokPost - TH

Call for accelerated action to eliminate malaria before 2030

Amid concern over drug resistance, Mekong countries call for accelerated action to eliminate malaria before 2030 NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar 8 December 2017 – Representatives from Cambodia, China, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Thailand and ...

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Cambodian Democracy in Crisis

Molly BallEarlier this year, pressure from Cambodia's government forced the Cambodia Daily to close its operations. This profile tracks the Daily 's founder as he makes a final attempt to save his newspaper.

- Pulitzer Center - US

What to know before Angkor Wat

Don't go visit the Temples of Angkor without learning a thing or two before.

- Matador Network - US

Greater Mekong Subregion pledges to fight malaria together

, December 8 : Greater Mekong Subregion countries on Friday pledged for acclerated action to eliminate malaria by 2030 in the region.Representatives from Cambodia, China, the Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam, the six countries that form GMS group, took the call amid concern over resistance of ...

- Sify - IN

'It affects our feelings': Cambodia asks US to reconsider visa restrictions

CAMBODIA'S government on Thursday called on the United States to reconsider visa restrictions imposed in response to Prime Minister Hun Sen's ongoing crackdown against political opponents and freedom of expression. The post 'It affects our feelings': Cambodia asks US to reconsider visa restrictions appeared first on Asian ...

- Asian Correspondent - HK

Whistle-blowing Thais return from phone scamming jobs

SAMUT PRAKAN: Nine Thais who say they were lured to Cambodia with a promise of well-paid jobs and then found themselves working at a call centre have been returned to Thailand after the place was raided by police.

- BangkokPost - TH

What's With the New Philippines-Cambodia Military Pact?

Both countries concluded a new defense agreement as they took stock of ongoing collaboration this week.

- The Diplomat - US

A Dragon-Controlling King Is Shaping Cambodian Politics

The legend of Sdech Kan says the 16th century Cambodian ruler controlled dragons, walked on water, and shot four arrows simultaneously, among other tall tales. Five-hundred years later, the New York Times reports Cambodia's current ruler—Prime Minister Hun Sen—may see more than a little of himself in Kan....

- Newser - US

Hydropower dams can be managed without an all-or-nothing choice between energy and food

Nearly 100 hydropower dams are planned for construction along tributaries off the Mekong River's 2,700-mile stretch. The river, one of the world's largest, flows through Burma, China, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand and Cambodia. It is an economic engine for fishermen and a food source for millions of people worldwide. And while ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Cambodia laughs off Washington threats over democracy

Cambodia's government on Thursday laughed off rare efforts by Donald Trump's administration to punish it over a clampdown on democracy and human rights, as the kingdom effectively becomes a one-party state under strongman Hun Sen.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Cambodia Offers Largely Muted Response to US Travel Ban

The Cambodian government has so far offered a largely muted response to travel restrictions the U.S. has said it will impose on senior officials in direct response to what the U.S. says are anti-democratic actions taken by the government in Phnom Penh. Certain Cambodian government officials, and in some cases their family ...

- Voice of America - US

US imposes travel restrictions for those 'undermining democracy' in Cambodia

THE UNITED STATES on Wednesday announced new visa restrictions upon individuals it said were involved in undermining democracy' and violating human rights in Cambodia. The post US imposes travel restrictions for those 'undermining democracy' in Cambodia appeared first on Asian Correspondent.

- Asian Correspondent - HK

Cambodia laughs off Washington threats over democracy

PHNOM PENH, Dec 7 — Cambodia's government today laughed off rare efforts by Donald Trump's administration to punish it over a clampdown on democracy and human rights, as the kingdom effectively becomes a one-party state under strongman Hun...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Cambodia's Sihanoukville morphs into 'Macau 2'

SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia: Between Sihanoukville's beaches and its multiplying casinos, "Lao Qi" and Bun Saroeun run restaurants barely a hundred dusty metres apart. But their fortunes could not be more different.

- BangkokPost - TH

Former Cambodia opposition leader sued over Facebook post

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — A lawyer for Cambodia's military filed a lawsuit against former opposition leader Sam Rainsy on Thursday, a day after the prime minister said he should be charged with treason over a social media post.Lawyer...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Cambodia goes all-in on China in casino port city

Cambodia's only deep water port first stop on belt and road The post Cambodia goes all-in on China in casino port city appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Former Cambodia opposition leader sued over Facebook post

A lawyer for Cambodia's military has filed a lawsuit against former opposition leader Sam Rainsy a day after the prime minister said he should be charged with treason.

- FOX News - US

Former Cambodia opposition leader sued over Facebook post

PHNOM PENH: A lawyer for Cambodia's military has filed a lawsuit against former opposition leader Sam Rainsy a day after the prime minister said he should be charged with treason.

- BangkokPost - TH

Insight: Cambodia goes all-in on China in casino port city

By Matthew Tostevin and Prak Chan Thul SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia - Between Sihanoukville's beaches and its multiplying casinos, "Lao Qi" and Bun Saroeun run restaurants barely a hundred dusty metres apart. But their fortunes could not be more different. For while Lao Qi is riding the Chinese boom that brought him and ...

- Sify - IN

Cambodia goes all-in on China in casino port city

SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia - Between Sihanoukville's beaches and its multiplying casinos, "Lao Qi" and Bun Saroeun run restaurants barely a hundred dusty meters apart. But their fortunes could not be more different.

- Reuters - US

Taj Mahal 2nd best UNESCO World Heritage Site after Angkor Wat

A mausoleum crafted in ivory-white marble, India's iconic Taj Mahal, is the second best United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization world heritage site in the world, according to a new survey by a travel portal. The Taj Mahal, built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal and ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Southeast Asia strengthens multi-hazard early warning systems

Source: World Meteorological Organization Country: Cambodia, Canada, Lao People's Democratic Republic , Philippines, Thailand, Viet Nam Running until March 2021, the project will strengthen weather-, climate- and water-related impact-based decision support services and so help protect lives and property.With new funds ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen accuses exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy of ‘treasonous’ call to soldiers on Facebook

Cambodia’s exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy has committed treason by inciting soldiers to defy orders, Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Wednesday, and he will face new legal action over the comments. The threat of more legal action against Sam Rainsy, who has lived in France since 2015 to avoid a series of ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Taj is 2nd best UNESCO world heritage site: survey

The Taj Mahal is the second best UNESCO world heritage site in the world, according to a new survey. With over 8 million visitors per year, the monument built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, is rated after Cambodias Angkor Wat. Conducted by online travel portal TripAdvisor, the ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Cambodia seizes nearly a ton of ivory hidden in hollow logs

Cambodian officials have discovered an illegal shipment of ivory inside an abandoned shipping container, partially hidden in hollowed-out logs. The Asian state is considered a key transit point for the smugglers.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Prime Minister Hasina to brief media on Cambodia visit Thursday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will appear before the media on Thursday, her first in almost eight months.

- BDNews24 - BD

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