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Phnom Penh, Cambodia – A political diary of September 21, 2013.

September 21, 2013 – Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The military forces are back in town with barricades and razor-barbed wires….. ….While at the north gate of the Royal Palace supporters of the oppositional CNRP… Continue reading

Cambodia political crisis – A timeline of events from July til Sept 2013.

Here is a timeline of the major events in the recent social and political unrest in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. July 19, 2013: CNRP supporters greet the return of their opposition leader Sam Rainsy… Continue reading

Phnom Penh, Sept 15, 2013 – A special kind of Sunday Afternoon.

Photo impressions of the CNRP mass demonstration, Sunday, Sept 15, 2013, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Cambodian Police Forces deploying water cannons at Sisowath Quay, in front of Wat Ounalom, Phnom Penh riverside. Cambodian Police… Continue reading

Jailed Yorm Bopha – A symbol for land grabs in Cambodia.

Jailed Yorm Bopha symbolizes a widespread problem in Cambodia – land grabs. Residents of a Phnom Penh neighborhood have had their land taken away by the government. Protesters like Yorm Bopha, a young… Continue reading

China: Cambodia strongman’s best friend.

The Chinese Foreign Ministry donated 50 laptops and 100 cellphones in equivalent to 70, 000 U.S. dollars to its Cambodian counterpart to increase task efficiency. This donation came as promised by Chinese Foreign… Continue reading

China And Southeast Asia.

Unbalanced Development In The Greater Mekong Sub-Region – Analysis. By Xiangming Chen and Curtis Stone – The European Financial Review Integrating with Southeast Asia is a key component of China’s multi-pronged regionalisation around its borders as… Continue reading

Cambodia Approves Law Against Denial of Khmer Rouge Crimes

The Cambodian National Assembly has adopted a law criminalizing the denial of Khmer Rouge crimes, approving a hurriedly prepared law that comes amid accusations against an opposition party leader. Kem Sokha, vice president… Continue reading

Phnom Penh and its social discrepancies.

First Time, Cambodian Artists in Berlin.

Germany presents for the first time in Europe artists from Cambodia. Their focus is on engagement in capturing and archiving the transforming city. Their media: collages, photographs, sculptures, installations and documentation. “Connect: Phnom Penh:… Continue reading

Preparations underway for funeral of late Cambodian King Father Sihanouk.

The custom-built crematorium for the cremation of late King Father Norodom Sihanouk is under construction in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Jan. 19, 2013. Sihanouk died of illness at the age of 90 in Beijing… Continue reading