- AFP via Yahoo! NewsJul 27 07:30 AM
Cambodia's strongman premier Monday brushed off recent criticism over a string of lengthy jail sentences handed to opposition activists, adding that there would be no political deal for their release. A group of 11 Cambodian opposition members and activists were jailed on insurrection charges last week -- including three who received 20-year sentences -- an outcome rights defenders and relatives...
- Time MagazineJul 24 12:50 AM
Angelina Jolie Pitt is directing a Cambodia-set drama as a Netflix original movie. The actress and Unbroken helmer is set to adapt Loung Ung’s memoir First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers for the streaming service, Netflix said on Thursday. Ung, a Cambodian author and human rights activist, writes about surviving the…
- Philly.comJul 26 12:50 AM
SIEM REAP, Cambodia - I saw Angkor Wat at dusk and burst into tears. I just wasn't ready. Riding a tuk-tuk, a conveyance bolted to a motorbike, we came out of a forest, and there it was. Across an encircling moat two football fields wide, the storied "pink light" fell on the 900-year-old walls and towers of the west entrance. Spectacular, ineffable, it beggared its advance notice.
- Eastday.comJul 26 12:50 PM
PHNOM PENH, July 26 (Xinhua) -- Cambodia has urged the United States to stop interfering in its judicial affairs, saying that the country is a sovereign state, according to a statement of the government Press and Quick Reaction Unit.
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsJul 23 02:16 PM
By Prak Chan Thul PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Borith has been on the payroll of Cambodia's parliament for 15 years but rarely shows up for work. Ghost workers are haunting its civil service, sapping taxpayers' money with jobs they don't actually do, or by pocketing salaries paid to people who don't even exist. "When anyone tries to address the problem, people show up for a week or two, then just stop...
- BBC NewsJul 24 10:56 AM
Angelina Jolie is to direct a film about Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime for Netflix, based on a former child soldier's memoir.
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJul 21 08:01 AM
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Eleven members of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party were sentenced Tuesday to long prison terms after a court convicted them of insurrection over a protest last year that turned violent.
- Phnom Penh PostJul 27 06:11 PM
Cambodia begin their Asian Football Federation’s U16 Youth Championships campaign today against the Philippines at Olympic Stadium at 6.30pm. The first match of the day features Singapore and Myanmar.
- The Hollywood Reporter via Yahoo! NewsJul 22 09:00 PM
The actress and Unbroken helmer is set to adapt Loung Ung's memoir 'First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers.'
- Phnom Penh PostJul 26 07:29 PM
Entering Cambodia’s oversubscribed telco sector, new entrant and Chinese-owned Southeast Asia Telecommunications is placing its bets on a 100 per cent 4G network, as it looks to differentiate itself from the Kingdom’s already-established telecom providers.
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