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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: The Missing Picture is a reminder of Khmer Rouge atrocities

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 10:55pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... it," goes an oft quoted saying by philosopher George Santayana. With more than half of Cambodia's present population having been born after the Khmer Rouge's nightmare rule came ... A child living with his family in Phnom Penh when the genocidal regime took control of the country, the Cambodian-French filmmaker lost his brother on April 17, 1975, the day the Khmer Rouge ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Hope floats: Cambodia's ethnic Vietnamese forced to live on the water

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by Laura Villadiego

    ... Laura Villadiego, the latest Khmer Rouge trial has given rise to a little optimism. Pictures by Vincenzo Floramo. With a smile, 62-year-old Sreng Talong remembers being deported from his home country. The expulsion saved his life. It was in late 1975, a few months after the Khmer Rouge had taken power in Cambodia, and the ultra-Maoist regime was sending ethnic Vietnamese, such as Sreng ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - FASHION

    Behind the label: Emi&Eve

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 12:00am by SARAH COTTEE

    ... Bullets to Beauty, is a collaboration with a Cambodian who lost his family to the Khmer Rouge. Chantha Thoeunthe specialises in recycling bullets and bomb casings by melting them down ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: class cutting

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Jason Wordie

    ... or destroyed; when communism ended, in 1991, few of the older generation from those early days remained to instruct the young. Only the brutish peasantry were left. In Cambodia, Pol Pot and his Khmer Rouge henchmen who, let’s never forget, were sponsored by China, simply killed the lot. But China, as ever, was different. Unlike in Russia, communism’s worst excesses only endured ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Vann Molyvann: the unsung hero of Phnom Penh architecture

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 10:46pm by David Eimer

    ... David Eimer Little known among his countrymen, the Cambodian architect's imprints on Phnom Penh are nevertheless iconic. His buildings mostly survived the Khmer Rouge but are now ... Pot and the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime forced Vann Molyvann into exile for 20 years and, when he returned, architecture suddenly seemed less important. "It felt like coming home ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - FEATURE

    Standing their ground

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... to the CPP. They're either owned by politicians or their relatives." One of the legacies of the murderous Khmer Rouge regime, which ruled Cambodia between 1975 and 1979, is that only about 20 per cent of Cambodians have titles to their land. The Khmer Rouge outlawed private property and mounds of paperwork disappeared in the chaos that surrounded the emptying of Cambodia's ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Combat zone: the fight against malaria in Cambodia

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 11:38pm by Kit Gillet

    ... from decades of brutal Khmer Rouge rule, has held the ominous distinction of being ground zero for new drug-resistant malaria strains. "In the past 50 years, this Thai-Cambodian border ... seasonal workers live, often with their whole families sleeping under a single bednet.   WHEN THE KHMER ROUGE regime was brought to an abrupt end, in 1979- after causing the deaths of an estimated ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - GO

    My 48 hours in Phnom Penh

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 10:39pm by MARISSA CARRUTHERS

    ... past. Between 1975 and 1979 an estimated two million people died under the Khmer Rouge regime that was led by Pol Pot, with many innocents taken to the killing fields to be slaughtered. A visit ... of Angkor draft while eating cheap Khmer food in a Cambodian beer garden, right next to a five-star bar selling classy cocktails and world-class meals." After sampling Phnom Penh's rapidly ...




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