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Arts can be cathartic for Khmer Rouge survivors: study

A small-scale research study carried out in Cambodia has indicated that the performing arts can serve as a form of catharsis and have value as potential reparations for survivors of the Khmer Rouge regime. ...

Yesenia Amaro
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/arts-can-be-cathartic-khmer-rouge-survivors-study

KR victims need healing

On Tuesday, the US government awarded Transcultural Psychosocial Organization Cambodia – the nation’s leading provider in the field of mental healthcare and psychosocial support – with an $894,057 grant that will facilitate mental health therapies and healing methods for the country’s many genocide survivors afflicted ...

Safiya Charles
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/28646/kr-victims-need-healing/

Professor studies impact of Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia

Patrick Heuveline sat among villagers in Cambodia, showing them photos of his daughter to establish common ground with a group of people whose culture he had yet to fully understand.Heuveline, a UCLA sociology professor since 2007, has now spent about 15 years studying the effects ...

Miriam Bribiesca
http://dailybruin.com/2016/01/22/professor-studies-impact-of-khmer-rouge-regime-in-cambodia/

Chinese Investments in Cambodia Ignore Environment Queries

China’s expanding investment portfolio in Cambodia has brought into sharper focus the darker side of the Asian giant’s “development projects” in the impoverished Southeast Asian nation. And it is in the southwestern corner of Cambodia—known for its rich biodiversity, forest covered hills and bubbling rivers—where this ...

http://www.irrawaddy.org/archives/30883

The price of land development in Cambodia

Phnom Penh, a city once fabled for its stately colonial buildings and boulevards, and its serene riverside setting, is becoming a city of glaring contrasts. An economy left in ruins by the years of war and violent revolution in the 1970s and 80s grew at a ...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21973412

Cambodia gains 3.5 million tourist arrivals in 2012

Cambodia in 2012 received 3.5 million foreign visitors, an increase of 25 per cent if comparing to 2011 and earned 2 billion US dollars for national income this year, tourism minister said on January 10. He also said:  for 2011, there were 8 million of ...

http://thesoutheastasiaweekly.com/?p=5285

Hun Sen Appeals for Kep's Vines to Be Tamed

Prime Minister Hun Sen appealed yesterday for developers and landowners in Kep City to build fences around their neglected properties to prevent vines from creeping onto the street of the coastal resort. Since much of the land in Kep City is owned by investors who live ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Commune Chief Collectors’ Scam Follows Election

The commune election had only just ended on Sunday when the scam had started. On Tuesday, a well-dressed man claiming to be the brother of one of Phnom Penh’s newly reelected commune chiefs visited a business to present an invitation. It was convincing: The father of the ...

KR commerce scrutinized

Democratic Kampuchea’s commerce committee was under the leadership of co-accused Khieu Samphan and Ieng Sary, testimony by former national bank deputy director Sar Kimlomouth revealed yesterday at the Khmer Rouge tribunal. Although the Khmer Rouge regime had eliminated currency and attempted to turn the nation into ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012060156534/National-news/kr-commerce-scrutinized.html

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