Monthly Archives: January 2008

>Revisiting colonial family history. How Japanese occupation changed everything for the Le Rumeur family

> The Cambodia Daily , Saturday, March 3, 2007 By Michelle Vachon The Cambodia DailyThe Le Rumeur family in front of Angkor Wat . Photo courtesy of the Le Rumeur family Guy Le Rumeur’s photos of Cambodia in the 1940s … Continue reading

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>Lawmakers consider letting foreigners buy real estate

> By Cat Barton Phnom Penh Post, issue 17. Phnom Penh- Foreign investors may not need to wait for the stock market in 2009 if they want a piece of Cambodia’s economy.The government is on the verge of changing the … Continue reading

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>Hello, Thaksin, This is Sonthi

> The Thaksin-backed PM, Samak Sundaravej, flanked by his wife and daughter, talked to the media after his appointment as PM was enorsed by the king. (BangkokPost.com)The coup-maker said this morning he called the man he overthrew. “I’ve spoken with … Continue reading

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>Democracy Narrowed in 2007, Group Says

> Kem Sokha, Leader of Human Right Party. By Chun Sakada, VOA Khmer Original report from Phnom Penh 30 January 2008The government has tightened its control over civil society in the past year, while the number of rights abuses has … Continue reading

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>Association Notes 17 Threats on Media

> Khieu Kanharith, minister of information and government spokesman. By Heng Reaksmey, VOA Khmer Original report from Phnom Penh 30 January 2008The Cambodian Association for the Protection of Journalists said Wednesday the national media environment was mostly positive, but it … Continue reading

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>Civil parties to confront ‘Brother No. 2’

> Nuon Chea escorted to court by police. Civil Parties to Confront ‘Brother No. 2’By Sok Khemara, VOA Khmer Original report from Washington 30 January 2008When jailed Khmer Rouge ideologue Nuon Chea attends a pre-trial hearing next week, he will … Continue reading

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>Lowell Housing Authority official’s career path followed Cambodia horrors

> By Dennis Shaughnessey, dshaughnessey@lowellsun.com LOWELL — Tha Chhan’s life journey has taken him from the Killing Fields of Cambodia to the executive offices of the Lowell Housing Authority.Chhan, 45, was recently promoted to division director of Leased Housing Programs … Continue reading

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