US Demining Cut Provokes Cambodia
By David Boyle and Hul Reaksmey
A U.S. decision to cut funding for a demining program in Cambodia threatens to further worsen a feud between Phnom Penh and Washington.
From Thompson Reuters
U.S. cuts $2-mln funding to Cambodia’s mine removal effort amid crackdown
By Chansy Chhorn
The United States will cut $2 million in funding next year to Cambodia’s leading landmine clearance body, the group said on Tuesday, in what it called a bid to silence government criticism about Vietnam War-era bombs dropped by the U.S.
U.S. suddenly opts to defund Norwegian NGO’s project to clear mines, UXO in Cambodia
The United States has decided to defund a Norwegian nongovernmental organization’s efforts to clear Cambodia of land mines and unexploded ordnance, causing concern that Washington might cease such funding altogether.
From The Diplomat
What’s Behind the Russian Warship Visit to Cambodia?
By Prashanth Parameswaran
On Tuesday, a squadron from Russia’s Pacific Fleet arrived in Cambodia for what officials termed an unofficial visit. The engagement brought into focus both the defense ties between the two countries as well as Moscow’s role in Southeast Asia more broadly.
Cambodia’s garment, shoe exports up 6.9 pct in 1st half of 2017
Garment and footwear industry, Cambodia’s largest foreign exchange earner, has seen a 6.9 percent increase in exports in the first half of 2017, according to the data released by the Ministry of Labor on Tuesday.
Cambodia’s exports surge in nine months
Cambodia’s exports increased 17 percent year-on-year to reach 7.7 billion USD in the first nine months of 2017, according to Director General of the Cambodian Chamber of Commerce Nguon Meng Tech.
From The Independent
Meet the sisters keeping Cambodia’s dying art of shadow puppetry alive
By Charlotte Chadwick
Cambodia’s traditional Sbek Thom shadow puppetry is a dying art. But not if these sisters can help it
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