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  1. Lifestyle - Books - CAMBODIA

    Book review: Hun Sen's Cambodia by Sebastian Strangio

    Posted Nov 08th 2014, 11:11pm by David Eimer

    ... Pol Pot and the genocidal Khmer Rouge ruled, that are the abiding image of the nation in more recent times. Unsurprisingly, most of the literature on Cambodia focuses on the horrors of the Khmer Rouge era. It's as if the country's history ended abruptly with the fall of Pol Pot in 1979, even as investment flows in from China and Taiwan, as well as South Korea and Japan, ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Cambodia’s Rithy Panh awarded Asian Filmmaker of the Year at Busan

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 06:44pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Busan Acclaimed Cambodian director Rithy Panh, whose family died in the Khmer Rouge genocide, received the Asian Filmmaker of the Year award at the Busan ... history, left mostly destroyed under the brutal 1975-1979 reign of the Khmer Rouge that claimed around two million lives. The award comes after his documentary The Missing Picture, which focuses ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Five reasons to visit Battambang

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 11:06pm by MARISSA CARRUTHERS

    ... young talent to follow in their footsteps. The majority of the country's artists were killed during the Khmer Rouge years, but 30 years on, the art scene is once again thriving. Battambang ... on a flatbed bamboo train, also known as a "norry". It dates back to the 1970s when, after the effects of Khmer Rouge years, Cambodians were struggling to rebuild their lives and the country. ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books

    Author Minfong Ho's work in refugee camps informs her acclaimed novels

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 12:00am by RICHARD HAVIS

    ... by Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge and then invaded by the Vietnamese. The Clay Marble (1992) tells of a Cambodian child who suffers under the Khmer Rouge, and is then separated from her family after fleeing from a Vietnamese attack. The Stone Goddess (2003) documents the cruelty and hardships of life under the Khmer Rouge. Both books are surprisingly gentle in tone, but unflinching when ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Don and Bridget Brewster of Agape International Missions on combating Cambodia's child sex traffickers

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 09:41am by Elaine Yau

    ... quality education." Don Brewster believes, however, that the child sex trade isn't simply a problem of poverty but stems from the moral collapse in Cambodia after the Khmer Rouge regime ... but it was destroyed as monks were executed. "Under the Khmer Rouge, women, men and children were all put in separate camps. Children at that time were used to being spied on. There were significant ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Facing down history

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 04:36pm by Mathew Scott

    ... are reborn again. But you are reborn with this death inside you and you have to talk," he says. Panh was just 13 years old when the Khmer Rouge came into power in his homeland in 1975 ... past, and his country's past. In his acclaimed documentaries Site 2 (1989), The Land of Wandering Souls (2000) and S-21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine (2004), Panh focused on families ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Record label boss is helping musicians reach an audience

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 12:27pm by Mathew Scott

    ... artists", a line-up that includes Tasmanian singer-songwriter Zoe Zac, Honey Bucket from Portland, Oregon, Indian all-girl punk band The Vinyl Records, and a compilation of pre-Khmer Rouge Cambodian ...

  8. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    My 48 Hours in... Kep, Cambodia

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 11:14pm by MARISSA CARRUTHERS

    ... flashy sports cars and lavish lifestyles in the Saint-Tropez of Southeast Asia. But during the Khmer Rouge reign from 1975 to 1979, the town was plunged into ruin, becoming a shell of its former glamorous self. In 2001, the last of the Khmer Rouge were driven out and peace was restored. This paved the way for a slow trickle of tourism, and it wasn't long before Kep was on its way back ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD ISTANBUL

    Postcard: Istanbul

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 05:49pm by Maria Giovanna Vagenas

    ... of a childhood under Cambodia's Khmer Rouge, as its winner. To mark the 100th anniversary of the Turkish film industry, the festival put together an extensive special programme featuring its most ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - POSTCARD LOS ANGELES

    Postcard: Los Angeles

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 03:44pm by AP

    ... Picture by Rithy Panh explores Pol Pot's bloody rule. Based on his nightmarish memoir The Elimination, Panh's film documents his family's experience under the Khmer Rouge, including ...




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