Archive for December, 2005

Kem Sokha Arrest

Kem Sokha Arrest Mr Kem Sokha was arrested in Phnom Penh on New Years' eve for defamation charges. The charges are based on actions of Mr. Sokha's organization, the Cambodian Center for Human Rights, at a public celebration of free speech at Olympic Stadium on December 10. (International Human Rights Day.) Mr. ...

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Miss Khmer-ica?

Miss Khmer-ica? And a round of applause for Miss Utah USA... Soben Huon, as reported by the Phnom Penh Post. I'm tickled that Utah (often typified as conservative and lacking in diversity) is fielding a Khmer-American candidate. Already a fan site (www.sobenhuon.com) has been webbed up. Beauty pageants aren't really ...

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Beer Lao - the making of a brand Ever wonder why Beer Lao is so ubiquitous in Southeast Asia? Here's a little background. http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/world/2005-12-30-beerlao_x.htm Tags: Cambodia,beer Image used for context of review/commentary.

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RUFA Exhibition

RUFA Exhibition In addition to the Visual Arts Open, the Royal University of Fine Arts in Phnom Penh has a student exhibition from December 13 to 22. This banner hangs just above an anti-Sam Rainsy Party banner, which most public higher education institutions have been displaying prominently for the last few ...

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Conférence - Jeudi 15 décembre ? 18h - Salle de cinéma du C.C.F (Phnom Penh) « L?Orientalisme dans la littérature française du 19ème siècle » de M. Philippe DUFOUR Philippe Dufour, ancien élève de l?Ecole Normale Supérieure, Agrégé de lettres modernes, est Professeur de littérature française du XIXe siècle à l?université de Tours ...

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