At the speed of ‘justice’.

Originally posted on Sahrika:
By:Khouth Sophak Chakrya,Phnom Penh Post, 12  November 2014 Muncipal security guards arrest an activist Buddhist monk during a protest in front of Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday. AFP Seven…

Today’s headlines from Cambodia.

Nepotism in Assembly Not Illegal, Spokesman Says CPP National Assembly spokesman Chheang Vun said that there will be no investigation into why the parliament’s bureaucratic ranks are stacked with family members of one… Continue reading

Myanmar – No elections in 2015?

On October 1, 2014, President Thein Sein said: “If the ceasefire is not signed and political dialogue cannot start before 2015, the chance of political stability, transition and a general election in 2015… Continue reading

The headline of the day from Cambodia.

A customs official driving a vehicle that hit and killed a teenager driving a motorbike in Kompong Speu province on Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014, paid the family of the victim $1,500 at the… Continue reading

North Korea stays rent-free in Cambodia.

In the UK, the North Korean Embassy operates out of a simple house in West London. In the US and France, the pariah state has no diplomatic representation. But in Cambodia, the North… Continue reading

Cambodian Quote of the Day.

By law, there is no sex tourism business. If they [distribute condoms] like this, it means they are encouraging the sex tourism business. Tourism Working Group co-chair Ho Vandy on campaigns promoting safe… Continue reading

Bon Om Touk – Water Festival Impressions.

Russia seeks closer defense cooperation with Thai Junta.

Russia is ready to sell weapons to Thailand as Moscow wants to see a new era of military and security cooperation to combat transnational crime and terrorism. A closer cooperation between the Thai… Continue reading

The Critical Bay of Bengal.

The Bay of Bengal is a single world of Indian migration throughout maritime Southeast Asia. By Robert D. Kaplan    STRATFOR Amitav Ghosh is, to my mind the most brilliant, serious fiction writer… Continue reading

Phnom Penh Water Festival 2014 – Day 1, Early Morning.