Monthly Archives: June 2006

>The heartless Scrooge prime couple of Cambodia

> The multi-millionaire but heartless prime minister (R) and his heartless Cambodian Red Cross President wife (L) are totally ignoring the plight of poor people coming to Phnom Penh, the capital, to ask for relief. Claiming that “If one gives … Continue reading

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>British man arrested for alleged sex crimes in Cambodia

> Police warning poster By Adam FrescoTimes Online (UK) A suspected British sex tourist has been arrested in connection with the alleged sexual assault of two young girls in Cambodia. A number of other British men are also being investigated … Continue reading

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>[Sralanh Khmer] Editor receives death threats, faces legal action

> Country/Topic: Cambodia Date: 30 June 2006 Source: Southeast Asian Press Alliance (SEAPA) Person(s): You Saravuth Target(s): editor(s) Type(s) of violation(s): death threat , legal action Urgency: Flash (SEAPA/IFEX) – The editor-in-chief of a local bi-weekly newspaper, “Sralanh Khmer” (“Love … Continue reading

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>World Bank vows to improve forestry program in Cambodia [maybe too late already]

> Trucks loaded with timber wait at the Cambodian border post in December 1997. The World Bank has vowed to improve its much-criticized forestry program in Cambodia, after an internal review found the scheme failed to prevent illegal logging.(AFP/File/Stew Magnuson) … Continue reading

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>Khmer Rouge chief wants swift trial

>Jun 30, 2006Reuters Ta Mok, the aged Khmer Rouge military chief ailing in a Cambodian hospital, wants to be tried as soon as possible, his lawyer said on Friday. The one-legged 82 year old, in detention since 1999, appeared worried … Continue reading

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>Pirates stealing from thieves

>Friday, June 30, 2006 Pirates raid 26 vessels from Vietnamese town Thanh Nien News A single town in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta has reported pirate attacks on 26 boats so far this year. They were all robbed or held to ransom, … Continue reading

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>Khieu Kanharith calls Chea Mony’s FTU weak, even though the GMAC is the one who is willing to discuss wage hike

>Friday, June 30, 2006 Strike Is Off; GMAC Will Discuss Wages By Yun SameanTHE CAMBODIA DAILY The Free Trade Union and Cambodian Independent Teachers’ Association on Thursday called off a general strike that had been set for Monday, after the … Continue reading

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>Retired King Denies He Is Behind Thomico Party

>Friday, June 30, 2006 By Douglas GillisonThe Cambodia Daily Retired King Norodom Sihanouk issued a communique Thursday denying that he was behind Prince Sisowath Thomico’s plans to form a political party, and said national police were investigating whether this is … Continue reading

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>KR Tribunal Judges To Be Sworn in Monday

>Friday, June 30, 2006By Prak Chan ThulTHE CAMBODIA DAILY The Cambodian and international judges and prosecutors for the long-awaited Khmer Rouge tribunal will be sworn in at the Royal Palace Monday, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia announced … Continue reading

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>After eviciting the poor, Hok Lundy is now evicting police officers and soldiers to give land to Kith Meng

> Police officers homes were forced to move out first to set an example for those evicted (Photo Bunry, Koh Santepheap Newspaper) Hok Lundy’s police force moved in to evict people living around the Monivong hospital. The police force was … Continue reading

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