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  1. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Global fashion brands back wage demands of Cambodian workers

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 10:43pm by GDN

    ... in the minimum wage, currently US$100 a month. At one point the army was called out to confront protesters. The big-name companies, which have been joined by Next, New Look, C&A and N Brown Group, ...

  2. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Jailed Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Samphan denies being part of killing machine

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 04:26am by AFP

    ... People's Party, is named second prime minister. July 5-6, 1997: Hun Sen ousts Ranariddh from power after violent clashes between the two factions. April 15, 1998: Pol Pot dies while under house ...

  3. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Khmer Rouge leaders to appeal life sentences handed down by UN-backed Cambodia court

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 11:43am

    ... in the capital at  gunpoint in 1975 by the Khmer Rouge’s peasant army, as the regime tried to create a communist agrarian utopia. The plan spectacularly backfired, leading to the collapse of the economy  ...

  4. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodian opposition leader returns amid tension, urges end to deadlock

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 02:53pm by AFP

    ... be an attempt by Hun Sen's ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) to push the opposition to return to mainstream politics. "I have a plan and the willingness to resolve the political ...

  5. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Thais swarm into Cambodian casinos to beat junta's betting ban

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:25am by AFP

    ... gambling booths, has lured customers from Thailand, where betting is all but banned. Casino staff in Poipet said the chips have been changing hands at an unusually fast rate since the Thai army ... get-tough message to illegal gamblers- and any local officials caught in cahoots with casino operators- the army rulers cited the need "to safeguard the public and uphold social order". ...

  6. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodian factory workers, activists freed despite protest convictions

    Posted May 30th 2014, 10:40pm by AP

    ... the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party, which refused to take its seats in parliament and accused the ruling Cambodian People's Party of rigging July's general election. The opposition ...

  7. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    13 Cambodians jailed in 'concocted' political treason case

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 11:18pm by AFP

    ... Liberation Front (KNLF), a previously unknown group. Only seven of the defendants- three of whom were Buddhist monks at the time of their arrest in neighbouring Thailand last year- attended the Phnom ...

  8. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Barred opposition leader Rainsy urges probe into Cambodia 'election fraud'

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... significant gains in Sunday's polls, which independent monitors also criticised as flawed. Hun Sen's Cambodian People's Party (CPP) announced late on Sunday it had taken an estimated 68 ... by their "Killing Fields" genocidal era in the late 1970s to one of Southeast Asia's most vibrant economies. For decades, his simple message- that he and his party liberated Cambodia from ...

  9. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Anger of factory workers poses a challenge for Cambodia's Hun Sen

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 09:26pm by Reuters

    ... of a political opposition seeking a re-run of a July election they say was stolen from them by Hun Sen's ruling Cambodian People's Party. Huddled behind barbed wired fences and stared down ...

  10. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodian PM Hun Sen blocks opposition demand for senior roles

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... for the presidency, they would surely have attended the meeting," he said. The National Election Committee says Hun Sen's Cambodian People's Party (CPP) won 68 seats in the poll ...




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