Monthly Archives: August 2006

>A gnarled and toothless NARLD listens to Kep Chuktema tells tall tales on relocations of "volunteer evicted" people

>August 11, 2006 Land Dispute: NARLD shows off its first trimester result, Kep Chuktema explains about relocations By Duong SokhaCambodge SoirTranslated from French by Luc Sâr (from Paris) For its fifth session, the National Authority for the Resolution of Land … Continue reading

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>Beauty at the end of a dirt track

> Cambodian children in Patrice Leconte’s “Dogora” Dogora Rating: (3.5 out of 5)Director: Patrice LeconteRunning time: 80 minutesLanguage: DogorianOpens in Japan on Aug. 26, 2006 Friday, Aug. 11, 2006By KAORI SHOJIThe Japan Times Patrice Leconte has often been described as … Continue reading

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>F’pec patiently awaits the return of its prodigal president. Four senior party officials accused of plotting to break away from party.

>Funcinpec awaits Ranariddh By Vong SokhengPhnom Penh Post, Issue 15 / 16, August 11 – 24, 2006 Funcinpec president Prince Norodom Ranariddh is expected back in Cambodia on August 12 or 13, says his public affairs adviser, Ok Socheat. And … Continue reading

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>Decrepit railways’ rehabilitation on track [- China will again bail out future railroad development]

> Riding train in Cambodia (2001 Photo by itisnet.com) By Cheang SokhaPhnom Penh Post, Issue 15 / 16, August 11 – 24, 2006 The dilapidated railways network connecting Phnom Penh to Sisophon and Sihanoukville will be repaired in early 2007, … Continue reading

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>Better Factories loosens ties with ILO [- Hopefully it will remain free of government corrupt interference]

>By Dan PoyntonPhnom Penh Post, Issue 15 / 16, August 11 – 24, 2006 Better Factories Cambodia (BFC), an organization that monitors working conditions in Cambodia’s garment factories, will become locally managed, with government funding. The International Labor Organization (ILO), … Continue reading

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>Cops openly ask for bribes for issuing ID cards in Takeo province

>People accuse cops of extortion for issuing ID cards 10 August 2006By Ouk Sav BoryRadio Free AsiaTranslated from Khmer by Heng Soy People in several communes of the Prey Kabbas district, Takeo province, are complaining about police officers asking them … Continue reading

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>Reporter writing about deforestation problems is seriously injured after severe beating

>Reporter seriously injured from beating in Kompong Cham 10 August 2006By MayarithRadio Free AsiaTranslated from Khmer by Heng Soy A local newspaper reporter in Kompong Cham was beat up by an unknown assailant using a bat. The reporter is listed … Continue reading

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