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· January, 2007

Stories about Cambodia from January, 2007

Cambodia: Paying Fair Wages

Diana at Cambodia Calling compares her life in her former home Singapore to her current home Cambodia. The blogger also describes why her company, a garment manufacturing unit, believes in...

Cambodia: The “Jungle Woman” of Cambodia

Y Samphy rounds up press coverage on the Cambodian jungle girl. The girl was missing for 18 years and was captured recently while attempting to steal food. The jungle girl...

Cambodia: Getting Married to the Family

Vutha writes about the tradional marriages in Cambodia and the customs associated with such a marriage including the dowry that the groom's family has to pay to to the bride's...

Cambodia: Involve People in ASEAN

Vireak in Cambodia argues that for the regional group ASEAN(Association of South East Asian Nations) to succeed, it needs more involvement of the people living in the region rather than...

Cambodia: Preventing Rapes

Vutha in Cambodia highlights the problems faced by rape victims and blogs about some recommendations to help prevent rapes.

Caught On Camera: Human Rights Videos on GV

You'd be forgiven for thinking it's been Saddam, Saddam, Saddam, in recent weeks, but GV has covered other human rights videos that deserve a bit of limelight – so, in...

Cambodia: Journalists in Blackmail Incident

Vutha in Cambodia talks about two journalists who were arrested after they allegedly tried to blackmail an actress claiming that they had proof that the actress appeared in a pornographic...

Cambodia: Selling and Buying Sex

Mungkol and a friend are having a discussion on selling and buying sex. The blogger has a mini-survey for his readers to find out some of the moral and ethical...

Cambodia: Child Pornography

Vutha is concerned about the spread of child pornography in Cambodia. “Presently, porn VCDs have been selling on the market and spreading throughout the country even to small distant remote...

Missing in Cambodia: Eddie Gibson

It was in October 2004, when 19-year-old Eddie Gibson traveled to Cambodia from Thailand and went missing. Until today nobody knows the whereabouts of the English backpacker. The parents are...

Cambodia: Pollution Concerns

Chlim01 is concerned about the risk of oil spills on the Mekong river after reading a report that is talking about China using Mekong river to ship oil to its...

Cambodia: Life of a Child Vendor

Vutha introduces us to a ten year old girl who sells bracelets to tourists to support her family and her education.

Cambodia: Predictions for 2007

Vireak comes up with some amusing and not so amusing predictions for 2007. One of them deals with the blogging scene in Cambodia. “The Khmer blogging bubble to burst. So...

Meet The New Urban Cambodian Woman And Blogger: Keo Kalyan

In a country where long-time respected traditions dominate the way of life of the people, the role of women in education, social work and general lifestyle is still limited compared...

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