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  1. S21

    Posted Oct 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A documentary directed by a former prisoner of the Khmer Rouge torture and death centre in Phnom Penh. Two former guards return to the infamous prison and re-enact their brutal routines with surviving victims. Winner of this year's Hong Kong International Film Festival prize for the best documentary. Sat, 5.40pm, Oct 20, 9.40pm, Broadway Cinematheque, Prosperous Garden, 3 Public ...

  2. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Former king Norodom Sihanouk mourned

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... to independence from France and a rare period of political stability. In his most controversial decision, Sihanouk aligned himself with the communist Khmer Rouge after being ousted by US-backed general Lon Nol in 1970. After seizing power, the Khmer Rouge put Sihanouk under house arrest. Their 1975-79 reign of terror killed up to two million people, including five of Sihanouk's 14 ...

  3. Justifying means

    Posted Jul 10th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Meo

    ... As former Khmer Rouge leaders go on trial, the questionable integrity of the judges has forced victims of the regime to lower their expectations, writes Nick Meo An attempt to bring ... there was little enthusiasm from a people who suffered terribly at the hands of the Khmer Rouge. After years of delay and procrastination, most now expect little of the tribunal that the senior ex-leaders ...

  4. Bereaved father longs for justice after 11 years

    Posted Apr 17th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Lamma man says Blair full of empty promises since his son was murdered by Khmer Rouge The Hong Kong-based father of a Briton executed by the Khmer Rouge 11 years ago has ... and Wilkinson ran a restaurant. They were executed the next morning. A foot soldier who fired one of the bullets, peasant-farmer Chuon Mean, was jailed for 15 years in 1995. But the Khmer Rouge ...

  5. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodia mourns as beloved ex-king Sihanouk cremated

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 03:08pm by AFP

    ... in 2004 after steering Cambodia through six decades marked by independence from France, civil war, the murderous Khmer Rouge regime, his own exile and finally peace. But even though ...

  6. Looting of relics is grave news for future generations

    Posted Aug 11th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Meo

    ... of peace to Cambodia at the end of the 1990s, when it became safe enough for gangs and traders to venture into areas rich with historical remains which had been bases for Khmer Rouge guerillas. ...

  7. Culinary extravaganza

    Posted Sep 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... from casual cafes to 5-star Italian restaurants, and elegant wooden dining rooms serving traditional Khmer food, to street stalls selling pig on the spit. Phnom Penh may never compete with Siem ... modern French and Royal Khmer cuisine. But there are also options for diners wanting to sample top quality restaurants away from hotels. Romdeng (74 Street 174, [855] 92 219 565), housed ...

  8. US$2b city to reshape Cambodian capital

    Posted Jun 01st 2007, 12:00am by Suzy Khimm

    ... said Hang Chuon Naron, secretary-general of the Ministry of Economy and Finance. 'After the Khmer Rouge regime ended [in 1979], there were more children than average. Now they are 25, 26 ...

  9. Along came a spider

    Posted Aug 13th 2006, 12:00am by Ross Duggleby

    ... consumption lie in necessity rather than gourmandaise. During the years of terror and genocide instigated by the Khmer Rouge, eating spiders helped save the population of Skuon. As people were driven ... to grab its fill of arachnid specials. Punthea Khoeun has made the journey especially from Phnom Penh to stock up on fresh Skuon spiders. Only one, a type of tarantula known as a-ping in Khmer ...

  10. French colonial chic graces ancient land

    Posted Aug 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... serves mainly Piedmont dishes- plus a charming patisserie cafe. As none of the venues specialises in Cambodian cuisine and Phnom Penh has such excellent Khmer restaurants, it's worth heading ...




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