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China’s embassy mocks US over Lon Nol claims

The Chinese Embassy in Cambodia on Friday issued a statement singling out the US’ Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), not the US government itself, as the culprit in the 1970 Lon Nol coup d’etat, apparently mocking last week’s denial by the US Embassy in Cambodia of ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/chinas-embassy-mocks-us-over-lon-nol-claims

Hun Sen praises Japan’s lending policies while lashing out again at US

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday shot another arrow at the Kingdom’s relations with the US, calling his country’s yet-unpaid loan of $500 million borrowed by the regime of Lon Nol “a very dirty debt”. He contrasted that by praising Japan for its aid to ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-praises-japans-lending-policies-while-lashing-out-again-us

Lon Nol coup marked

Cambodian government officials and pro-government media yesterday commemorated the seldom-observed anniversary of Marshal Lon Nol’s rise to power, seizing the opportunity to once again re-litigate historical grievances with the United States. In an article on Sunday, Lim Cheavutha, the CEO of government mouthpiece Fresh News, ...

Andrew Nachemson
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/lon-nol-coup-marked

Lon Nol-era explosives found

An unscheduled bathroom break led to the discovery of 27 pieces of unexploded ordnance in Kampong Speu’s Samrong Tong district on Monday, military police said yesterday. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/lon-nol-era-explosives-found

US Ambassador Seeks to Clarify Need for Debt Repayment

The U.S. ambassador to Cambodia has sought to clear up supposed misinformation about Cambodia’s debt to the U.S., which was racked up during the early 1970s by the U.S.-backed military government of Lon Nol and has become a contentious issue between the country. Cambodia has refused ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

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

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