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    Cambodia Laying Tracks for Transport Futurei
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    29 April 2016
    After more than a decade, Cambodia's railway service has resumed passenger services from the capital, Phnom Penh, to the beach resort town of Sihanoukville. VOA Khmer's Sou Pichchinda narrates.

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    Tech Boom Spurs Latest San Francisco Rent Hikesi
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    29 April 2016
    San Francisco has been hit with soaring housing prices, the result of a booming economy and a growing high tech industry. VOA Khmer's Sreng Leakhena narrates.

    Tech Boom Spurs Latest San Francisco Rent Hikes

    San Francisco has been hit with soaring housing prices, the result of a booming economy and a growing high tech industry. VOA Khmer's Sreng Leakhena narrates.


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    Time Short for Manet to Respond to Allegations

    Hun Manet has little time left to respond to a lawsuit filed last month by jailed opposition member Meach Sovannara and his family in a US federal court.
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    Drug Crackdown Points to Official Involvement

    According to Interior Ministry spokesman Khieu Sopheak, the car in question was sold to the drug dealers by the wife of a police official.
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    Political Observers React Against Rights Worker Summons

    Civil society groups yesterday said the lawsuit was a sign of diminishing freedom of expression in the Kingdom.
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    Khmer Rouge Survivors Head to US for Shooting Remembrance

    The 46th Annual May 4 Commemoration, is held to remember four students who were fatally shot by Ohio National Guard troops just days after Nixon announced armed intervention in Cambodia.
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    Cambodian Circus Performers Want More Support

    More than 800 international artists have come from dozens of different countries to join the Tiny Tinou festival this year.
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    Producer Hopes Cambodia Will Lift Film Ban

    The British producer said the importance of the film was not only to show the heroism of Wutty, but also the rising importance of forest people and activists who attempt to continue Wutty’s work protecting Prey Lang – one of the largest remaining evergreen forests in Southeast Asia.
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    Cambodians in America >>>

    Navy Commander Sentenced to Over 6 Years in Bribery Scandal

    In addition to jail time of 78 months, Misiewicz was fined $100,000 in a San Diego federal court last week for one count of conspiracy and one count of bribery.
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    The Failure of Cambodian Resettlement in the U.S.

    From the 1970s to the 1990s, as many as 100,000 Cambodian refugees resettled in the United States. But far from finding a sanctuary, many Cambodians in America have grappled with poverty, mental health problems and social isolation.
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    Protests Dog Final Days of Manet’s US Visit

    Hun Manet made four stops in the US: Long Beach, CA, Olympia, WA, Houston, TX, and Lowell, MA.
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    Young Cambodian Flutist Selected for Orchestra Performance in Washington

    Panh Panhlauv was chosen to play in this year’s High School Choir Festival for the first time as part of the D.C. Youth Orchestra Program.
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    Cambodian-Americans Disappointed by Fall of Cambodian-born U.S. Navy Commander

    In January, Misiewicz confessed to a raft of charges, for allegedly trading military secrets to a Singaporean contractor in exchange for gifts, including luxury travel and prostitutes.
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    Southeast Asia >>>

    UN Official Sees Challenges for ASEAN Growth, Development

    In latest Economic and Social Survey for the Asia Pacific, world body is forecasting ASEAN to report slower growth in 2015 at close to 4.3 per cent.
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    World Bank Touts Potential of Apparel Industry for South Asia

    Low costs and a burgeoning young, working class population, give South Asia an opportunity to increase the size of its labor-intensive apparel industry.
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    Vietnam War Debate Continues 50 Years Later

    A Vietnam War Summit held at the LBJ Presidential Library discussed the price paid by many of those who served in the conflict, as well as the transformation in US-Vietnam relations since.
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    China Passes Controversial Law on Foreign NGOs Despite Criticism

    Chinese police would be granted power to cancel any activities they deem a threat to national security and could summon the leaders of foreign NGOs to meetings.
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    Cambodian Royal Turtle Nearly Extinct, Less Than 10 in Wild

    The Royal Turtle, also known as Southern River terrapinis, is one of the world's 25 most endangered tortoises and freshwater turtles.
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    Punishing Heat Wave Sets Records Across Asia

    Cambodia saw a national all-time record high of 42.6°C set in Preah Vihea province on April 15.
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    Khmer Rouge Survivors Head to US for Shooting Remembrance

    The 46th Annual May 4 Commemoration, is held to remember four students who were fatally shot by Ohio National Guard troops just days after Nixon announced armed intervention in Cambodia.
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    Sleuk Rith Institute Architect Zaha Hadid Dies Aged 65

    In 2012, Zaha Hadid accepted a request from Youk Chhang, the executive director of Documentation Center of Cambodia, agreeing to design the ambitious Sleuk Rith Institute.
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    Coming Face to Face With Nuon Chea at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal

    Professor Alexander Hinton spoke with VOA Khmer’s Sayana Ser about his dramatic courtroom confrontation with “Brother Number Two” Nuon Chea.
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    ‘Unwanted’ Khmer Rouge Tribunal Cases Remain Stuck

    The extra charges might suggest that progress is being made in the case but trial observers question whether the case 004 is really going anywhere.
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    Khmer Rouge Leader Put Under Investigation, as Case Progresses

    Prosecutors say Ta An oversaw a number of Khmer Rouge atrocities, as he rose to deputy secretary of the Central Zone under the regime’s political structure.
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    Save Face (Movie: Just Go With It)i
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    03 November 2014
    You can say, "I can't believe he's not accepting responsibility for his mistakes. To 'save face' he continues to make excuses for himself." What does it mean? Watch here. For more videos - go to www.youtube.com/KhmerSpecialEnglish or www.khmer.voanews.com/maniandmori. To contact Mani & Mori - write to them at maniandmori@gmail.com.
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    Video Save Face (Movie: Just Go With It)

    You can say, "I can't believe he's not accepting responsibility for his mistakes. To 'save face' he continues to make excuses for himself." What does it mean? Watch here. For more videos - go to youtube.com/KhmerSpecialEnglish. To contact Mani & Mori - write to them at maniandmori@gmail.com.
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    Video You've Got To Be Kidding (Movie: Bedtime Stories)

    You can say, "What? You lost your passport? So, you're stranded in a foreign country, where you don't speak the language and you don't know anyone? You've got to be kidding me, right?" What does it mean? Watch here. For more videos - go to youtube.com/KhmerSpecialEnglish.
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    Video All Thumbs (Movie: Minority Report)

    You can say, "I was 'all thumbs' this morning when trying to tie this tie - I kept making mistakes and just couldn't figure a way to pull it together." What does it mean? Watch here.
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    Video Carry Out (Movie: Jane Eyre)

    You can say, "He has many strong qualities as a leader and under his leadership I think he will successfully 'carry out' the new mission and vision for this company." What does it mean? Watch here. For more videos - go to youtube.com/KhmerSpecialEnglish.
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    Video A Wake Up Call (Movie: Limitless)

    You can say, "The visit to the doctor was definitely 'a wake up call' for him. The heavy drinking, smoking, and partying every night needs to stop." What does it mean? For more videos - go to www.youtube.com/KhmerSpecialEnglish. To contact Mani & Mori - write to them at maniandmori@gmail.com.
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