From Voice of America
EU Calls for Cambodia Sanctions
PHNOM PENH — The European parliament has voted to consider suspending Cambodia’s preferential “Everything But Arms” trade access to the European Union in response to the country’s authoritarian backslide.
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From Radio Free Asia
Cambodia’s Hun Sen Challenges US, EU to Act on Sanction Threats
Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday challenged the U.S. and EU to act on threats to freeze his overseas assets and those of other government officials seen as restricting democracy in the country, amid a crackdown on the opposition, NGOs, and the media ahead of general elections next year.
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From Voice of America
The Reluctant Defectors of Cambodia
Prey Khla Commune, Takeo Province — It’s a beautiful day in this rural hamlet, bright and breezy, alive with the prosperous thrum of the annual rice harvest. But it’s hard to escape the feeling that we’re being watched—because we are.
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From the Press-Telegram
Judge’s order pauses deportations of Cambodian nationals, including Long Beach man
A judge this week blocked the federal government from proceeding with its efforts to deport a Long Beach man and others back to Cambodia.
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From Xinhua
Thailand helps Cambodia build rehab center for drug addicts
BANGKOK, Dec. 17 (Xinhua) — Thailand has provided financial aid for Cambodia’s project to open a vocational training and rehabilitation center for drug addicts, Thai media reported on Sunday.
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From Cleveland.com
Cleveland Museum of Art embarks on radical reconstruction of Cambodian Krishna statue (photos)
CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Cleveland Museum of Art’s seventh-century Cambodian statue of the Hindu god Krishna, a broken masterpiece painstakingly reassembled in 1978, is ready for a yearlong radical makeover in the museum’s conservation lab.
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From the Sydney Morning Herald
Australian arrested on drugs charges in Cambodia
Bangkok: Police have arrested a 72 year-old retired Australian man after he was allegedly caught with drugs in the southern riverside Cambodian town of Kampot
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