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Hun Sen plays his Trump card

US presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are now on barnstorming tours across the country, making their final appeals to swing voters ahead of next Tuesday’s election. Democratic candidate Ms. Clinton has received an overwhelming number of endorsements from a variety of places, including French ...

Taing Vida and Jonathan Greig
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/31678/hun-sen-plays-his-trump-card/

Evictees still awaiting Obama

As more than 100 protesters continued to spend their days camped outside the US embassy appealing for the release of two land activists, a delegation from Amnesty International visited the Boeung Kak Community yesterday to offer support for their fight Amnesty International would continue to monitor ...

Another Activist in Prey Sar

A 65-year-old woman who has spent months sleeping under a staircase at Borei Keila yesterday became the second land-rights activist sent to Prey Sar prison in little more than 24 hours. Phnom Penh Municipal Court investigating judge Ly Leabmeng questioned villager representative Tim Sakmony for almost ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012090658543/National-news/cambodian-government-imprisons-second-land-activist-in-two-days.html

Ford takes 20 per cent of new car market

Before the big dinner with Hillary Clinton, Prime Minister Hun Sen and the leaders of Thailand and Myanmar on July 13 in Siem Reap, Tom Whitcraft of RMA Group, which owns the Ford dealership in Cambodia, sat down for an interview. Whitcraft said Ford has about ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012072357549/Business/ford-takes-20-per-cent-of-new-car-market.html

Boeng Kak Women Meet US Ambassador for Women’s Affairs

Five women from the Boeng Kak lake community met with the U.S. ambassador-at-large for women’s affairs on Saturday in Siem Reap City, asking the U.S. to intervene in their case and put pressure on the Cambodian government to stop violence against women. Meeting on the sidelines ...

Boeng Kak Women Attempt to Meet US Official

Siem Reap City – Four women evicted from the Boeng Kak lake community and released from jail last month arrived here Friday in an attempt to meet Melanne Verveer, the U.S. ambassador-at-large for women’s affairs, who is part of a delegation visiting the country with ...

Did Clinton Draw Parallel With China in Discussing US Aid?

Outlining America’s position on territorial disputes between Asean members and China over the South China Sea, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday also expressed views on a matter a little closer to home: the benefits Cambodia gains from U.S. development assistance. Speaking to reporters ...

Cambodia’s date with US biz

US companies will re-establish their commitment to Cambodia and the region today at the US-ASEAN Business Forum in Siem Reap, a high-profile meeting involving several heads of state and some of the biggest companies in the world. US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will lead the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012071357388/Business/cambodias-date-with-us-biz.html

Clinton Discusses Investment, Debt in Cambodia

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in Cambodia where she met with Prime Minister Hun Sen to discuss U.S. investment and Cambodia’s outstanding debt. Cambodia wants the United States to forgive more than $400 million in debt accrued by the US-backed military government of Lon ...

http://www.voanews.com/khmer-english/news/politics/Clinton-Discusses-Investment-Debt-in-Cambodia--162344736.html

Clinton Says Asean Is Key to US Foreign Policy

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton yesterday raised the issue of territorial disputes in the South China Sea with Prime Minister Hun Sen and outlined the strong focus the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama is currently placing on the Asean region, officials said. Arriving in ...

Clinton visit sparks hope

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrives in Phnom Penh today for diplomatic and business talks with China and ASEAN’s 10 member states, but rights groups and opposition parties are counting on the state of human rights in Cambodia to be a top priority as ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012071157348/National-news/clinton-visit-sparks-hope.html

Clinton Visits in Cambodia

Secretary Clinton will arrive in Phnom Penh on July 11 to participate in regional conferences, to both chair and attend ministerial events and to participate in bilateral meetings with Cambodian officials. Regional conferences include the ASEAN Regional Forum, the East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers Meeting. ...

http://thesoutheastasiaweekly.com/

Borei Keila evictees turn to Clinton

As the ASEAN summit turns Phnom Penh into a buzz of diplomatic activity, the chance to send a well-timed message has not been lost on the local community. Fifteen representatives of the evicted families of Borei Keila yesterday filed a petition asking US Secretary of State ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012071057318/National-news/borei-keila-evictees-turn-to-clinton.html

Strikers move protest to Phnom Penh

Thousands of workers from Tai Yang Enterprise, a supplier for major brands including Levis and the Gap, will move their nearly three-week-old strike from their factory in Kandal province’s Ang Snuol district to Freedom Park in Phnom Penh tomorrow in order to bring their petition ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012071057320/National-news/strikers-move-to-phnom-penh.html

As Cambodia Courts US Business, Old Problems Remain

As a delegation of US business owners prepares to travel to Cambodia with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, analysts say they will be tough to court, given Cambodia’s lack of law enforcement. “Investors don’t bring guns, they don’t bring bodyguards—they bring money to invest,” said ...

http://www.voanews.com/khmer-english/news/As-Cambodia-Courts-US-Business-Old-Problems-Remain-161487205.html

Clinton, US Delegation To Arrive in Cambodia

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will lead the largest delegation of American businesses ever to visit Cambodia when she arrives here next week to participate in the Asean Regional Forum, U.S. Ambassador William Todd said yesterday. ...

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