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· November, 2009

Stories about Cambodia from November, 2009

Cambodia: End of first Khmer Rouge Tribunal deemed a relative success

Many in the international community are calling the first Khmer Rouge Tribunal trial of Kaing Kek Iev, or Duch, a relative success as the trial closed. However, there are indications...

Thailand-Cambodia word war continues

Thailand-based bloggers react as the country’s former Prime Minister accepts a new role in neighboring Cambodia as economic adviser. Thai authorities are not amused. They accuse Cambodia of interfering on...

Cambodia: Journalist charged with defamation

Ros Sokhet, a journalist well known in Cambodia for his contribution to the English language media, was arrested on October 30th and charged with defamation. The arrest generated a debate...

Cambodian Ambassador sends protest letter to Thai newspaper

Cambodian Ambassador You Aye, who is not pleased with the editorial published by Thai newspaper The Nation on the ongoing diplomatic row between Thailand and Cambodia, sends a letter to...

Cambodia: Comics culture

Webbed Feet, Web Log notes that Cambodia had a thriving comics culture during the socialist era but it declined when the country adopted free market principles in the late 1980s...

Cambodia: Online press freedom

Sopheap Chak explains why “online press freedom is emerging as the new digital democracy” in Cambodia. The writer adds that blogs and websites are enjoying more freedom from government censorship.

Thailand-Cambodia diplomatic row heats up

Thailand and Cambodia recalled their ambassadors. An energy exploration deal between the two nations was suspended. The issue is no longer confined to a border dispute. Check out the reactions...

Cambodia: Dealing with Climate Change

Sopheap Chak reviews the programs and reforms implemented by the Cambodian government to mitigate the impact of climate change.

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