Monthly Archives: July 2008

>Cambodia preparing lavish celebration at border temple

> Phnom Penh – Cambodia will host a huge post-election celebration at Preah Vihear temple attended by the country’s first lady, Bun Rany, and other high ranking officials, the government said Thursday. Far from softening its stance on the 11th … Continue reading

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>Commissioner Ferrero-Waldner on the elections in Cambodia

> Benita Ferrero-Waldner, European Commissioner for External Relations and European Neighbourhood Policy, underlined the importance of these fourth parliamentary elections since the signing of the Paris Peace Accord in October 1991.“I congratulate the Cambodian voters for showing their commitment to … Continue reading

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>When Cambodia cries wolf

> By The Nation Published on August 1, 2008 Cambodia knows exactly when and where to hit Thailand to inflict the most pain on its neighbour to the east. Repeated attempts by Phnom Penh to raise the Preah Vihear dispute … Continue reading

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>Cambodian elections not bad, but not good, Brussels says

> Brussels – The weekend’s parliamentary elections in Cambodia were an improvement on earlier polls, but important shortfalls remained, the European Union’s executive said Thursday. ‘In comparison to previous elections, important progress has been made, including efforts to improve transparency … Continue reading

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>A gentlemanly invasion

>Thai and Cambodian soldiers mingling together. By James PringlePublished: July 31, 2008 PREAH VIHEAR, Cambodia: The foxholes, minefields and straggling lines of muddy trenches with machine guns poking out make the scene near the 900-year-old Hindu temple here look more … Continue reading

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>Tej’s background should let him cool nationalistic fury

> Mr. Tej attend the meeting with Cambodian Foreign Minister Hor Namhong in Siem Reap on 28th July. By Supalak Ganjanakhundee The Nation Published on August 1, 2008 Tej Bunnag has many tasks to come to grips with now he … Continue reading

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>Cambodia’s election: Stability, sort of

>Time not running out for Hun Sen Jul 31st 2008 | PHNOM PENHFrom The Economist print edition After a dirty election, the prime minister tightens his grip Reuters – WHETHER Cambodia’s general election on July 27th was a success or … Continue reading

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