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Cambodian Teams Through to ‘Mini-Final’ of Tech Challenge

It took many weeks of practice before Rose Angely and her team was ready. After many long days of preparation, the team of 12 to 13-year-olds known as The Five Infinities were ready to pitch their business to more than 400 people at the Institute of Technology last month.

ASEAN MPs Say Cambodia Election ‘Not Legitimate’

The MPs from the group Asean Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) said in a statement this week that the now-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party should be allowed to contest the vote and that all political prisoners in the country should be freed.

Popular Ride-Sharing Firm Grab Partners With Cambodian Gov’t in Road Safety Project

Popular ride-sharing firm Grab has partnered with the Cambodian government and U.N. Development Program to launch a project to collect traffic data in Phnom Penh.

Koh Kong Villagers Promised Land Dispute Resolution Before Election

The authorities said that all plots of land would be measured and allocated prior to the July 29 election.

Cambodia Forms Task Force to Monitor ‘Fake News’ on Social Media

Cambodia has created a task force to monitor the spread of “fake news” on social media platforms and through private text messaging.

Election Officials Urged to Remain ‘Neutral’ Amid Criticism

Large numbers of CNRP voters are expected to boycott the election, a move the government has equated with treason.

Official Data Shows Fewer Women Running for Office in Cambodia

Two relatively new political parties have registered a majority of women candidates for the upcoming general election.

Former Opposition MP Calls for Japan Boycott of General Election

A leading former opposition MP in Cambodia has called on Japan to abandon support for the parliamentary election process in July calling the vote a “sham”.

Ex-Khmer Rouge Slavemaster Now a Christian, But Still Remorseless

As a young woman, her zealousness in applying the tenets of Maoism helped propel her through the ranks of the ultra-Communist regime. She ended up serving as a district chief who allegedly supervised large-scale slave labor and mass killings, according to prosecutors at the Khmer Rouge tribunal, who spent years trying to charge her with crimes against humanity.

“Generation Startup” Documentary Inspires Young Entrepreneurs to Move Outside of Comfort Zone

American filmmaker Cheryl Miller Houser spent 17 months following six recent graduates pursuing the American dream by building startup companies in Detroit, Michigan.

Minor Opposition Parties Speak Out Against Calls for Election Boycott

Several minor opposition parties who have registered to stand in the upcoming national election have expressed concern over calls from the country’s former main opposition party for a boycott of the vote.

House Committee Advances Sanctions Bill Against Cambodian Officials

U.S. lawmakers on Thursday advanced a proposed bill that would place further sanctions on senior Cambodian officials following the months-long crackdown on the opposition and civil society ahead of July’s national elections.

Disappointed in Election Preparations in Cambodia, House Committee to Meet on Possible Sanctions

The lawmakers were set to discuss the Cambodia Democracy Act and an amendment that could see Phnom Penh handed further sanctions over its crackdown on the opposition, civil society, and independent media.

Gov’t Mocks Human Rights Watch Over Appeal for Journalists’ Release

The Cambodian courts are due to announce a verdict for the two jailed journalists on Friday.

Cambodia PM Hopes Trump Meeting Can Bring Peace to Korean Peninsula

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday said he hoped that the forthcoming meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would bring peace to the region.

Archive of FULRO Colonel Kosem to Shed New Light on Insurgency

Les Kosem was involved in the now-defunct United Front for the Liberation of Oppressed Races, better known by its acronym, FULRO.

David Chandler Mulls New Edition of His “History of Cambodia” With More Pessimistic Ending

David Chandler, a renowned American historian of Cambodia, says he is looking into publishing a 5th edition of his seminal 1983 work “A History of Cambodia” with a more pessimistic ending.VOA Khmer's Chap Chetra has the interview.

Cambodian Journalist Charged With Incitement Flees Amid Crackdown

A Cambodian journalist charged with “incitement to commit a felony” over his election coverage said on Tuesday that has fled the country fearing arrest and has been given refugee asylum status by the U.N. refugee agency.

China Calls on Cambodia to Protect Chinese Citizens

More than 1,000 Chinese nationals have been arrested and deported from Cambodia since 2012 relating to online scams being run out of Cambodia.

New Feature Film Chronicles Cambodian Family with Melody of Sin Sisamuth Song

A Khmer pop song of the 1960s is the pulse of a new feature film about three generations of a Cambodian family that will premiere in Los Angeles in early May.

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