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Australia’s Plan to Outsource Its Refugee Problem to Cambodia Won’t Work
Impoverished, repressive and corrupt Cambodia is no place for an asylum seeker(9/29/2014 12:43:00 AM)
Consumerism booms as Cambodia embraces once-forbidden capitalism
By Prak Chan Thul PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Chy Sila has come a long way since he invested his $500 life savings in a small shop in Cambodia's capital to sell bootleg music and pirated movies. Fast-forward 16 years and Cambodians are now watching the films he distributes not on scratchy DVDs but in a $5 million multiplex theater, a joint venture with Thailand's Major Cineplex and the centerpiece of ...(9/28/2014 5:34:59 PM)
Consumerism booms as Cambodia embraces capitalism
With a fast-growing working population and falling dependency ratio, Cambodia has the demographics most favorable to rapid economic growth.(9/28/2014 8:30:26 PM)
Cambodia Needs More Investments and Global Integration – Moody's
Cambodia needs increased investments, and for that, deeper regional as well as global integration is crucial, Moody's Investors Service has said.(9/29/2014 7:29:56 AM)
Cambodia dangles laptops for 'A' students, but most miss the mark
When Sambath Vibolroth earned an A on Cambodia's toughest high school exam last month, her reward was a meeting with Prime Minister Hun Sen, who offered her a free motorbike, money, iPad, and laptop. (9/28/2014 8:00:05 AM)
Laos and Cambodia: Quick trip for travelers in a hurry
Want an adventure but short on time? For travelers in a hurry, Mountain Travel Sobek has rolled out a series of trips called Express Excursions, with Laos, Nepal, the Galapagos Islands and the American Southwest among the destinations.(10/1/2014 10:48:02 AM)
Activists outraged over Cambodia-Australia refugee deal
By Prak Chan Thul PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia will resettle potentially hundreds of refugees intercepted trying to reach Australia in exchange for $35 million in aid, forging ahead on Friday with an opaque deal widely condemned as a threat to asylum seekers' safety. Australia's Immigration Minister Scott Morrison dismissed criticism that Cambodia, one of Asia's poorest countries, was an ...(9/26/2014 6:52:13 AM)
Cambodia Defends Refugee Deal with Australia
Cambodia says aid money from Australia was not a factor in its decision to accept asylum seekers currently living in a detention center on the Micronesian island of Nauru. In an exclusive interview with VOA Khmer in New York late Sunday, Foreign Minister Hor Namhong said it is time for Cambodia to give back on the issue of refugees. “The reason that we take [the refugees] is that when Cambodia ...(9/29/2014 5:17:46 PM)
Can Cambodia's orphanage system be reformed?
Many orphanages ignore government orders or operate under the radar, and there are only four inspectors nationwide.(9/29/2014 6:12:35 AM)
Australia to send refugees to Cambodia
Cambodia will accept refugees seeking asylum in Australia in return for A$40 million ($35 million) in aid, under a controversial, open-ended deal that has been criticized as "a new low" in Australia's treatment of asylum seekers.(9/26/2014 6:59:25 AM)
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