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Hun Sen knocks Obama visit

Prime Minister Hun Sen took aim at Michelle Obama yesterday, accusing the US first lady of making false promises, while suggesting her visit last weekend was more about hopeful rhetoric rather than implementing concrete improvements in the country’s education sector. ...

Tat Oudom and Vong Sokheng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/hun-sen-knocks-obama-visit

Hun Sen knocks Obama visit

Prime Minister Hun Sen took aim at Michelle Obama yesterday, accusing the US first lady of making false promises, while suggesting her visit last weekend was more about hopeful rhetoric rather than implementing concrete improvements in the country’s education sector. ...

Tat Oudom and Vong Sokheng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/hun-sen-knocks-obama-visit

In Siem Reap, poor girls want to stay in school

Impoverished girls in Siem Reap say they hope for a better education, in the wake of First Lady Michelle Obama’s visit. Girls in Siem Reap province say they are aware of the importance of education, especially higher education, to escape poverty. ...

Phorn Bopha
http://bit.ly/1BrEnb5

Obama gone, but education challenges remain

Following the fanfare surrounding the visit of First Lady Michelle Obama over the weekend, life in Siem Reap returned to normal this week. Many here say they were not aware of the first lady’s visit, and some said even though they were, they aren’t sure ...

Phorn Bopha
http://bit.ly/1BksB3k

Cambodians hopeful on girls’ education after Obama visit

Phorn Chan Bonavy is a 6th grader at Kesaraream Elementary School in Siem Reap, where First Lady Michelle Obama just completed a three-day visit—the first sitting first lady to do so. However, she seems determined to complete school, even though that will require she help ...

Say Mony
http://www.voacambodia.com/content/article/2690544.html

Obama leaves with words of encouragement for girls

Following First Lady Michelle Obama’s three-day visit to Cambodia to promote her “Let Girl Learn” initiative, Cambodian officials say they hope for positive changes in girls’ education. Cambodia has nearly 1.5 million female students studying at primary and high schools, he said. But only 42 ...

Neou Vannarin
http://bit.ly/1G1Ukem

Michelle Obama to promote girls’ education during Asia trip

First Lady Michelle Obama embarks on a five-day Asia trip Wednesday to launch the Obama Administration’s initiative “Let Girls Learn,” promoting the education of millions of girls worldwide. Ahead of her stops in Japan and Cambodia, Obama and her husband said the inability of an ...

Victor Beattie
http://bit.ly/1FAtCcm

Obama announces new education effort to 'Let Girls Learn'

Saying every girl “has value,” President Barack Obama announced a more focused government effort Tuesday to help tens of millions of girls around the world attend and stay in school. Michelle Obama said she’s heading to Japan and Cambodia later this month to promote it. ...

ABC News Staff
http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/us-lady-plans-mid-march-visit-japan-cambodia-29346795

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