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Work underway on 'catastrophic' Cambodian dam

Srekor village has stood on the banks of the Se San River in northeastern Cambodia for generations. In a few years it will be gone, submerged along with more than 300 square kilometres of surrounding farmland and forest. For 37-year-old rice farmer Pa Tou, the ...

http://www.dw.de/work-underway-on-catastrophic-cambodian-dam/a-16803423

‘Guards are more than farmers in uniform’

Located in a humble, barrack-like building with small offices that are still under construction, Global Security Solutions enjoys the proximity to its biggest customer: Toll Royal Railways. The company not only provides security for embassies, but for petrochemical companies, hotels and airlines as well. Since the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013010860663/Business/guards-are-more-than-farmers-in-uniform.html

US Seeks Stronger Ties After Obama Visit

The United States is looking forward to making sure the US-Cambodian relations grow stronger after the visit of US President Barack Obama to Cambodia in November, according to US Embassy spokesman Sean McIntosh. In a recent interview with VOA Khmer, McIntosh said Obama has decided to ...

http://www.voacambodia.com/content/us-seeks-stronger-ties-after-obama-visit/1577161.html

Pentagon chief to visit Australia, Thailand and Cambodia

US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta will travel to Australia, Thailand and Cambodia next week as part of America’s strategic tilt to the Asia-Pacific, even as crises in the Middle East demand the Pentagon’s attention and resources. In a week-long trip starting Sunday, Panetta will head to ...

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jWNJePpRnywta8lKXUxKrxoOiPuQ?docId=CNG.ee28c0fdd8290a529972ce7a15db18ac.5b1

Award for Boeung Kak lake activist

Boeung Kak lake land evictions protester Tep Vanny has been honoured for years of activism by receiving an award from an international organisation that recognises the role of women in promoting human rights. Vanny, 32, who has been imprisoned, assaulted and threatened for fighting evictions at ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012110559563/National-news/award-for-boeung-kak-lake-activist.html

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 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

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 will attend ASEAN meet in Cambodia

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that she will take part in next month’s meeting of Southeast Asian nations and regional powers in Cambodia.

Clinton met in Washington with Cambodia’s foreign minister, Hor Namhong, as the developing nation prepares to host this year’s ...

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_asiapacific/view/1207288/1/.html

Hor Namhong to talk debt in US

Cambodian Foreign Affairs Minister Hor Namhong will conduct a one-day visit to Washington, at the behest of US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, where he will again lobby for US debt forgiveness. The one-day visit on Tuesday will also focus on strengthening bilateral ties between ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012061156730/National-news/hor-namhong-to-talk-debt-in-us.html

Cambodian FM to visit US next week

Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Hor Namhong, Chair of 2012 ASEAN, will lead a delegation to pay an official visit to the United States of America on June 12 During the visit, Hor Namhong will have a bilateral talk with the US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ...

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/world/2012-06/08/content_15486707.htm

Obama, Clinton visits set

In a sign of “improving” relations between Cambodia and the United States, the Kingdom will host US President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton this year, officials confirmed yesterday. The visit would be the first by a sitting US president. Joseph Yun, the US ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012011753979/National-news/obama-clinton-visits-set.html

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