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Australia asks Cambodia to house asylum seekers detained in transit
Cambodia says it is seriously considering the request from Julie Bishop, which the Greens have branded a disgrace(4/23/2014 4:11:33 AM)
‘Hacktivists’ unmasked
Two members of Anonymous Cambodia, the local arm of the international “hacktivist” collective, were arrested earlier this month following an eight-month-long investigation in conjunction with the US Federal Bureau of Investigation, the National Police announced yesterday.(4/22/2014 1:19:22 PM)
Cambodia sends 13 to prison for insurrection plot
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A Cambodian court on Friday sentenced 13 men to prison terms ranging from five to nine years for plotting to overthrow the government in a case that was criticized by a human rights group as a political setup.(4/11/2014 5:35:03 AM)
Google launches digital tour of Cambodia's Angkor Wat
Cambodia's Angkor Wat has been digitally mapped for the first time, allowing people to visit the World Heritage Site from the comfort of their armchair using Google Street View. Google took more than a million photos of Angkor -- the result is 90,000 360-degree views of more than 100 temples. Street View allows web users to zoom in on an area, and then explore. "Recently we've done the Taj Mahal ...(4/3/2014 8:15:09 AM)
Cambodia repatriates 3 possible US MIA remains
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A ceremony was held in Cambodia on Wednesday to repatriate what are believed to be the remains of three American servicemen who went missing in action more than 40 years ago during the Vietnam War.(4/2/2014 9:27:35 AM)
Cambodia's Angkor temples added to Street View
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The spectacular temples of Cambodia's Angkor civilization have been incorporated into Google's Street View, a boost to the impoverished country's tourism industry that also adds urgency to efforts to preserve the sprawling historic site.(4/3/2014 6:50:52 AM)
Cambodia PM: Agreement with opposition may be near
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Monday that secret talks with the country's political opposition have resolved most of their differences, and the two sides may soon reach an agreement for the opposition to end its boycott of parliament.(4/7/2014 6:34:14 AM)
Sokha ‘snubs China for US’
CAMBODIA National Rescue Party deputy leader Kem Sokha pledged his party’s foreign policy allegiance to the United States over China in no uncertain terms to top officials in Washington, last week, according to a summary of his meetings posted online.(4/20/2014 8:48:54 PM)
Cambodia police beat protesters for TV license bid
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Police in Cambodia on Monday beat anti-government demonstrators who tried to defy a ban on public demonstrations to demand a license for what would be the Southeast Asian nation's first opposition television channel.(3/31/2014 3:41:15 AM)
UN court awards Cambodia sovereignty in border dispute
Thailand ordered to withdraw troops from promontory around Preah Vihear ancient temple as court upholds 1962 ruling Cambodia, not Thailand, has sovereignty over a disputed promontory around a 1,000-year-old temple, the UN's highest court ruled on Monday in a unanimous decision on a long-simmering border dispute. The international court of justice said a 1962 ruling by its judges gave Cambodia ...(4/19/2014 2:12:44 PM)
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