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  1. In cold blood

    Posted Oct 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Vincent Macisaac

    ... Cambodian journalist Khim Sambo reported on a not-uncommon topic in opposition-affiliated newspapers. When gamblers from the upper echelons of the ruling Cambodia People's Party (CPP), ... of Cambodia's police force since 1994. 'There is hardly anyone in Cambodia who has shown more contempt for the rule of law than Hok Lundy,' Human Rights Watch has said. He 'represents ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/654844/cold-blood
  2. Watchful world ensures despots no longer above the law

    Posted Jul 30th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Britain's Prime Minister Tony Blair and his government of war crimes in Iraq. Arrangements are being finalised in Cambodia for the start later this year of trials of senior Khmer Rouge leaders ... of the international community for justice is a far cry from previous decades, when regimes committed crimes on their own people with scant external comment. The victims of the Khmer Rouge's brutal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/423284/watchful-world-ensures-despots-no-longer-above-law
  3. Kumaratunga gambles on alliance with husband's suspected killers

    Posted Feb 16th 2004, 12:00am by Mark Williams

    ... a workers' takeover, Khmer Rouge-style. Death squads roamed the country, targeting the families of army officers. Faced with widespread terror, the military was given a free hand and rapidly hunted ... of Sinhalese chauvinism, and who had taken up arms in a fight for self-rule. But, by February 1988, his foes had decided enough was enough. Two men rode up to the front gates of his house in suburban ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/444715/kumaratunga-gambles-alliance-husbands-suspected-killers
  4. A flash of steel and the velvet glove from Vietnam

    Posted Jul 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Cambodia, which drove the China-backed Khmer Rouge from power. The punitive action may have only lasted a month but was exceptionally bloody, involving tens of thousands of PLA casualties. Ties were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/720780/flash-steel-and-velvet-glove-vietnam
  5. Noam truths

    Posted Dec 27th 2009, 12:00am by Ben Naparstek

    ... intellectuals help legitimise its atrocities. After Cambodia fell to the Khmer Rouge in 1975, his hatred of American foreign policy led him to write sympathetically about Pol Pot. In 1978, Chomsky ... by US attacks. Nowadays, Chomsky is more tactful. His writings on the Khmer regime had a specific context, he insists- contrasting the Western media's treatment of crimes committed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/702138/noam-truths
  6. Rail plan may boost China's regional sway

    Posted Nov 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... visited Indonesia while US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton visited Cambodia. Around the time of these US visits, China's National People's Congress chairman Wu Bangguo visited Indonesia, Cambodia and Thailand, signing several deals with these countries. 'That both Hillary Clinton and President Obama have been on important Asian visits recently is an indication ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/731214/rail-plan-may-boost-chinas-regional-sway
  7. Rail plan may boost China's regional swayHigh-speed railway plan may fast-track China's regional sway

    Posted Nov 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... visited Indonesia while US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton visited Cambodia. Around the time of these US visits, China's National People's Congress chairman Wu Bangguo visited Indonesia, Cambodia and Thailand, signing several deals with these countries. 'That both Hillary Clinton and President Obama have been on important Asian visits recently is an indication ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/731318/rail-plan-may-boost-chinas-regional-swayhigh-speed-railway-plan-may-fast-track-chinas
  8. Call yourself a dictator?

    Posted Dec 20th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... 20 million of his own people through starvation and genocide- and the world did nothing. Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot ordered the killing of 1.7 million Cambodians and still died a free man ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/438764/call-yourself-dictator
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/727859/mekong-conundrum-does-dammed-mean-damned
  10. The highlands of hatred

    Posted Sep 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Nelson Rand

    ... A Protestant, like many others converted by the French during colonial rule, he says the only thing that keeps him going is his faith in God. But even in this private sphere, he says, it's been ... prompted more than 1,500 montagnards to flee to Cambodia. This year alone hundreds of montagnards have tried to escape across the border but have been forcibly returned to Vietnam, according ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/428827/highlands-hatred

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