Monthly Archives: May 2006

>A quick tour of Preah Vihear

> A young boy plays on a rusty old artillery gun outside the ancient ruins of Preah Vihear, a long-disputed temple on the Thai-Cambodian border May 30,2006. The Hindu influenced temple, which is only easily accessible only from Thailand where … Continue reading

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>Kandal Villagers Fear Cow Disease

> Cambodian Oxen (file photo) Ratana Seng Voice of AmericaPhnom Penh31/05/2006 Trapeang Proy village, Kandal province people fear cow disease after some of their cows died without any apparent cause. They appeal to the government to investigate to contain possible … Continue reading

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>UN Officials Calls for Respect for Human Rights

> Miloon Kothari, US Special Rapporteur on Housing Rights (UN Photo) Reaksmey HengVoice of AmericaPhnom Penh31/05/2006 United Nations human rights experts today calls for the respect of human rights in the Tunle Bassac district in Phnom Penh after thousands of … Continue reading

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>Princely Story – Statements made by Prince Yuvaneath

>Translated from French by M. Preuk “Princely” StoryBy N. Sihanouk It seems that a Prince, “a son of Norodom Sihanouk,” had (recently) said “Communism doesn’t like Him.” “Him” being N. Sihanouk. “Democracies leave Him alone.” “Prime Minister Hun Sen attacked … Continue reading

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>Funny Story – 3G Phone

>Translation from French by M. Preuk Funny StoryBy N. SihanoukPhnom Penh, May 28, 2006 H.E. our Great Leader decided, so it seems, to ban the use of the latest generation of mobile phones (3G Phones). While addressing to Monks (Buddhist … Continue reading

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>Cambodian former king says he is proud to live on a pension

> Former King Norodom Sihanouk (Photo AFP) May 31, 2006 Phnom Penh (dpa) – Former Cambodian king Norodom Sihanouk says he is proud to live on a government pension and his modest life is testimony to the fact that he … Continue reading

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>Cambodian garment industry continues to grow

>Wednesday May 31, 2006 (Kyodo) – Cambodia’s garment industry retains its place of pride even though the Multifiber Arrangement ended a year ago, according to figures released Wednesday by the International Labor Organization. “The total value of exports of Cambodian … Continue reading

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>Squatters riot in Cambodia

>Australian Broadcasting Corporation Hundreds of Cambodians armed with farm tools and metal bars have rioted through a Phnom Penh slum after a child was hurt by falling timber as authorities tried to pull down a squatter’s home. Several buildings have … Continue reading

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>Dropping in during lunch … at Sambok Chap

> A Cambodian woman and her children eat lunch under a makeshift tarpaulin roof in a squatter village in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Wednesday, May 31, 2006. The United Nations human rights office in Cambodia on Wednesday called on the government … Continue reading

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>Seeking justice for the killing fields

>Alex HintonInternational Herald Tribune WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 2006 NEWARK, New Jersey Each year on May 20, many Cambodians gather at local memorials to remember the atrocities perpetrated during the Khmer Rouge genocide in 1975-1979. On what is known as the … Continue reading

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