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ASEAN at 50: Challenges and Opportunities for Cambodia

April 18, 2017

ASEAN at 50: Challenges and Opportunities for Cambodia

by Kimkong Heng

http://ippreview.com/index.php/Blog/single/id/406.html

In August 2017, ASEAN (the Association of Southeast Asian Nations) will be 50 years old. 1,249 more words

Politics

Cambodia: Time for the United States to cancel its 1970 Dirty Debt

April 16, 2017

Cambodia: Time for the United States to cancel its 1970  Dirty Debt

by Kongkea Chhoeun@www.eastasiaforum,org

The Cambodian government has once again called on the United States to cancel its US$500 million debt. 817 more words

History

A Cambodian woman is wanted for allegedly throwing shoe at a billboard of the country's prime minister

Sam Sokha, 38, is wanted by the Cambodian police for allegedly throwing a shoe at a billboard of the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP).

Police say Sam Sokha is a labour activist who supported the… 420 more words

News

April 4 in history

1081 Alexios I Komnenos was crowned Byzantine emperor at Constantinople, beginning the Komnenian dynasty.

1581 Francis Drake was knighted for completing a circumnavigation of the world. 704 more words

History

Longtime observer pessimistic about Cambodia reform

“This is no country for decent and outspoken men.”

So begins Sebastian Strangio’s crystalline analysis of Cambodia’s political environment in the highly respected Mekong Review… 1,244 more words

Cambodia

Cambodia: Stability, Security and Economic Growth amidst Geo-Political Uncertainties remains top priority

March 22, 2017

Cambodia: Stability, Security and Economic Growth amidst Geo-Political Uncertainties remains top priority

by Dr. Sorpong Peou

http://www.newmandala.org

Cambodia’s ruling party is seeking to shore up its chances of electoral success with recent changes to the rules governing political parties, Sorpong Peou writes. 1,049 more words

Politics

After Destroying Cambodia, the U.S. Wants the Country to Repay It For The Bombs They Dropped

http://theantimedia.org/cambodia-us-repay-bombs-dropped/?_sm_byp=iVVJR033P2sp1jNF

While the U.S. was backing the Lon Nol government, it was also strafing the Cambodian countryside with bombs—a carpet-bombing campaign that would eventually see  373 more words