Feb. 17, 2014 Some 10,000 Cambodians die from tobacco-related diseases every year or about 30 people a day.
Time Magazine. Feb.13, 2014 Cambodia KR Trial “Hearings into an appalling genocide have seen just five indictments and only one conviction in eight years at a cost of some $200 million.”
Associated Press in Phnom Penh Police in Cambodia say they have recovered a precious gold urn that was stolen last year and contains what are considered to be remains of the Buddha’s body.
Jan.13, 2014. A Time Line of Cambodia’s protests by Mu Sochua, a former minister of women’s affairs, is a member-elect of the National Assembly for the Cambodia National Rescue Party. “On December 29, more than 100,000 Cambodians – garment workers, teachers, farmers and students from all over the country – marched through the streets of the capital calling for Hun Sen, our long-serving prime minister-dictator, to step down or allow an independent investigation into the flawed national elections that took place in July.”
The Hollywood Reporter… Bravo, Bravo!!! “When you can make your people proud of their own culture, that’s a good thing,” says Rithy Panh, director of best foreign language film nominee, “The Missing Picture.”
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AP. 1/16/2014 Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen has called on a U.N. special envoy to press the country’s opposition to rejoin parliament and negotiate an end to the country’s political stalemate since disputed July elections, an official said Wednesday.
“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.” ~ Charles Darwin