Monthly Archives: April 2008

>OPEC-style rice cartel Called OREC

> Thai PM, Mr. Samak, during his visit to Cambodia on 3rd March 2008. 5 nations led by Thailand agree to fix prices Philippine Daily Inquirer Read about the OREC formation here. BANGKOK—The countries of Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Laos, Thailand … Continue reading

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>CPP Group Appeals for Fair Elections

>Eng Chhay Eang, Secretary-General of the Sam Rainsy Party. By Chiep Mony, VOA Khmer Phnom Penh 30 April 2008 Khmer audio aired April 30 (1.21MB) – Download (MP3) Khmer audio aired April 30 (1.21MB) – Listen (MP3) The ruling party’s … Continue reading

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>Cambodia Attends Islamic Forum

> By Sok Khemara, VOA Khmer Washington 30 April 2008 Khmer audio aired April 29 (790KB) – Download (MP3) Khmer audio aired April 29 (790KB) – Listen (MP3) Cambodian officials joined Islamic leaders in Kuwait this week in a forum … Continue reading

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>Mekong Nations To Form OPEC-style Rice Cartel: Thai PM

> BANGKOK (AFP)–Thailand’s prime minister said Wednesday his country had agreed in principle to form a rice price-fixing cartel with Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia as costs of the staple grain rocket.The grouping of Mekong nations would be similar to … Continue reading

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>Cambodian sex workers better off home than Australia say officials

> Phnom Penh – Cambodian officials expressed concern Wednesday after an Australian sex worker association called for skilled migrant visas for foreign prostitutes willing to work there, citing an Australian shortage.Cambodia, infamous for its flesh trade, would not allow sex … Continue reading

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>Dengue Fever Fever Spreads Worldwide

>Chhom Nimol, Dengue Fever’s lead singer surrounded by bandmates. Wednesday, Apr 30, 2008Cambodian-American rockers Dengue Fever have unveiled an extensive summer tour schedule that will see the band hitting a number of big name festivals and playing headlining shows in … Continue reading

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>Khmer Kampuchea Krom Federation Offers A Dialogue With Vietnam

> United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Seventh SessionThursday, April 25, 2008 Speaker: Sothy Kien (pictured) Collective Statement by Khmer Kampuchea-Krom Federation and the Montagnard Foundation Courtesy of: http://www.khmerkrom.net/ Madame Chair, We would like to say thank you to … Continue reading

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