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  1. What's On

    Posted Dec 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Directed by Jocelyn Glatzer, the film is about Arn Chorn Pond, a gifted flutist and human rights leader. As a boy, he witnessed torture during the Khmer Rouge's reign of terror during ... he started a new life. The film follows Arn trying to encourage Cambodia's musicians to revitalise the industry and Cambodian-American children to merge hip-hop with traditional ...

  2. Great personalities who showed courage, leadership, compassion

    Posted May 16th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... and the famine which devastated Cambodia after the Khmer Rouge took over. In 1979, I was able to see the devastation first-hand when I worked as a volunteer to help evacuate the sick and the wounded from Cambodia to a UN centre just inside the Thai border. I saw the difference volunteer doctors and nurses- who gave up their free time and travelled to Thailand- could make. Walter Isaacson's ...

  3. Temple row highlights Asean's limitations

    Posted Jul 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cambodia. Dating back to the 10th century, it is a remnant of a vast Khmer empire centred on Cambodia that once stretched from Vietnam to Myanmar. The tensions swirling about this weekend have ... Greg Torode The sudden- and quite shocking- escalation of military tensions between Thailand and Cambodia over the historic Preah Vihear border temple sounds a jarring note this weekend ...

  4. Marvin Farkas

    Posted Jan 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Jo Baker

    ... got close to the enemy and were told if we were captured by the Khmer Rouge they would kill us right off, but if we were captured by the North Vietnamese army we would have a chance. We ... and it had a wonderful food bar. TIGER SUB I worked as a foreign correspondent for about 40 years and covered the wars in Vietnam and Cambodia, the Indo-Pak war, an earthquake in Bali, a student ...

  5. 2010 in 100 questions

    Posted Jan 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... played on a gym floor, 15 b, 16 The 1820s, 17 Kaing Guek Eav, also known as Comrade Duch, a former leader of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge 18 Kathryn Bigelow, 19 Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson, 20 ... former president of China, promised that Hong Kong would not change for 50 years after transitioning from British rule to China, but it has only been 13 years. There are 37 more years. ...

  6. Nakhon Ratchasima

    Posted Jul 13th 2005, 12:00am by Christina Pfeiffer

    ... Christina Pfeiffer hunts around Thailand's second-largest city to unearth a lost Khmer empire 1 Prasat Hin Phnom Rung Set at the top of an extinct volcano, this splendid 12th-century Khmer temple complex some 260km north-east of Bangkok was the predecessor of the Angkor Wat. Legend has it that Suryavarman II (1112-1152) drew his inspiration for Angkor from this temple. ...

  7. The Planner

    Posted Jun 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Janice Leung

    ... with English subtitles. Today, 7.30pm. S21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine Filmmaker Rithy Panh, a survivor of the Khmer Rouge, brings two ex-prisoners to revisit the Security Prison 21 (S21) to meet their former guards and interrogators. In Khmer and Vietnamese with English subtitles. Today, 9.30pm. ...

  8. Decent exposure

    Posted Jun 28th 2009, 12:00am by John Batten

    ... from Latin America. In a sub-themed section entitled From Negative to Positive, harrowing photographs of torture and murder victims of the Khmer Rouge in Phnom Penh's Tuol Sleng Prison ...

  9. Mekong conundrum: does dammed mean damned?

    Posted Oct 18th 2010, 12:00am by Tom Fawthrop

    ... senator and deputy leader of the ruling Democrat Party. 'The effect of the Xayaburi dam will be a devastating on all the countries, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam,' Kraisak said. ... including the tallest high-arch dam in the world, at 292 metres. Four more in China and 11 dams projected in Laos and Cambodia have triggered major controversy. 'The two dams, Xiaowan ...

  10. Quota worries drive textile firm abroad

    Posted Dec 20th 2003, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih Tack Fat Group International is aggressively expanding in Cambodia instead of China because it fears the United States will keep some quotas in place on mainland textiles ... to unilaterally re-impose quotas on mainland textiles for a one-year period between 2005 and 2008. The measure is to safeguard against a flood of mainland imports into the US market. 'In Cambodia ...




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