Monthly Archives: November 2008

>Cambodia welcomes visa exemption agreement with Vietnam

> November 13, 2008 by pna PHNOM PENH, Nov. 13 – Cambodia has welcomed the visa exemption agreement with Vietnam which was signed during a visit to Vietnam by Prime Minister Hun Sen early this month. The agreement, expected to … Continue reading

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>Romania Has Worse Roads than Bulgaria, Albania and Even Cambodia

> BalkanTravellers.com 13 November 2008 | The quality of roads in Romania puts the country in 123rd place in the world, behind some less developed African and Asian countries, according to a recently released rank list by the World Economic … Continue reading

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>ASEAN-UN study finds migrants vulnerable to AIDS

> Filipina women pass red balloons and the red ribbon emblem, that symbolizes the worldwide crusade against the HIV/AIDS JAKARTA (AFP) — Millions of migrants across Southeast Asia are vulnerable to HIV infection as they lack access to AIDS-related services … Continue reading

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>Perfect ending to a life-changing trip

> Cambodia has the highest percentage of handicapped people in the world. It is common and normal to see people with only one leg hobbling along the roadway. We assisted with the distribution of 1,000 wheelchairs donated by the Latter-Day … Continue reading

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>Cambodian TV star saved in Vietnam

> 13th November, 2008 VietNamNet Bridge – The French-Vietnamese (FV) Hospital on Wednesday confirmed that Cambodian television star DJ Ano had been saved and left the hospital. Cambodian TV star DJ Ano DJ Ano or Suon Pheakdei, 26, is the … Continue reading

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>Hok Lundy loyalist tipped to become next police chief

> Photo by: HENG CHIVOAN General Neth Savoeun grieves at Tuesday’s memorial service for Hok Lundy. Written by Sam Rith and Sebastian Strangio Thursday, 13 November 2008Phnom Penh Post Neth Savoeun is only name on the shortlist, police brass say, … Continue reading

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>Border talks end with tentative agreement to withdraw troops

>Sompong Amornvivat (L) and Hor Namhong (R) talks to the press after their long meeting. Written by Kay Kimsong Thursday, 13 November 2008Phnom Penh Post Drawdown that could ease standoff between Cambodia and Thailand depends on Bangkok accepting a single … Continue reading

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>Progress in Thai-Cambodia talks

> By Jonathan Head BBC News, Bangkok The mood was relaxed and optimistic, but many obstacles remain Thailand and Cambodia have pledged to begin placing markers along their common border and withdraw troops from around a disputed temple. The move … Continue reading

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>’Progress’ in Thailand-Cambodia row

> Tensions near the ancient Preah Vihear temple had threatened to escalate into all-out war [Reuters] The foreign ministers of Thailand and Cambodia say they have made progress in resolving a festering border dispute, and have agreed on steps to … Continue reading

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>Cambodia to host ministerial trade conference of least developed countries

> PHNOM PENH, Nov. 13 (Xinhua) — Cambodia will host a meeting of ministers of industry and commerce from around 49 of the world’s poorest countries described as “least developed” on Nov. 19-20 in Siem Reap province to discuss issues … Continue reading

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