Monthly Archive: June, 2012

Cambodia and China: No Strings Attached?

China’s Vice President Xi Jinping toasts with Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen (R) after signing an agreement on cooperation at council of minister in Phnom Penh December 21, 2009 (Chor Sokunthea/Courtesy Reuters). By… Continue reading

Cambodia: Same, Same…….or Different?

  Source: The Cambodia Daily, June 2012.

Cambodian Justice: 13 Boeung Kak Women Released, but still Convicted.

Cambodia: Release of 13 women a victory for their community. Today’s decision by Cambodia’s Appeal Court to release 13 women imprisoned for peacefully protesting against a forced eviction is a victory for their… Continue reading

Phnom Penh: Vattanac Capital Tower – The Dragon Gets His Clothes.

Cambodia: Malaria on the Retreat, Dengue on the Rise.

Cambodia recorded 8,828 dengue fever cases in more than five months of this year, an increase of 248 percent from 2,534 cases at the same period last year. From January to mid-June 2012,… Continue reading

Phnom Penh: Rush Hour on Sisowath Quay, 6 pm.

Justice in Cambodia: Pedophile’s exit flight strictly a solo affair.

Alexander Trofimov’s final destination was Russia after all, immigration officials told the Post yesterday. The notorious pedophile, convicted of abusing 17 Cambodian girls between 2005 and 2007, had left for his native Russia… Continue reading

Memories of Cambodia – Royal Air Cambodge.

Source: http://www.ki-media.co.cc/2012/06/ki-media-royal-air-cambodges-brochure.html

From Homes to Prison Cells: A Story of Land Grabbing in Cambodia

Focusing on the Boeung Kak lake and the Borei Keila cases, this video explores the impact of land grabbing on poor Cambodians and exposes the risks facing housing rights activists. This video was… Continue reading

Phnom Penh, Sisowath Quay – Sunday Morning in the Kingdom of Wonder, Cambodia.