Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Your JavaScript is turned off or you have an old version of Adobe's Flash Player. Get the latest Flash player.
Thai Leader on Two-Day Diplomatic Visit to Cambodiai
X
30 October 2014
The head of Thailand’s military-controlled government begins a two-day visit to Cambodia today, in a bid to improve diplomatic ties with Cambodia in talks with Prime Minister Hun Sen and other officials. Premier Prayuth Chan-ocha also hopes to improve cooperation along the borders and “clear up controversies of the past,” a spokesman for Hun Sen told reporters Thursday. (Kong Sothanarith, Phnom Penh)

Your JavaScript is turned off or you have an old version of Adobe's Flash Player. Get the latest Flash player.
'World’s Best Rice' Title Could Boost Cambodian Rice Exportsi
X
25 November 2014
For the third year in a row, Cambodia’s premier rice has been voted the world’s best at the World Rice Conference. The award, which it shares this year with Thailand, comes at a time when Cambodia is looking at rice exports as a way to increase incomes for its many impoverished subsistence farmers.

'World’s Best Rice' Title Could Boost Cambodian Rice Exports

For the third year in a row, Cambodia’s premier rice has been voted the world’s best at the World Rice Conference. The award, which it shares this year with Thailand, comes at a time when Cambodia is looking at rice exports as a way to increase incomes for its many impoverished subsistence farmers.

Related Audio & Video


Cambodia >>>

Video 'World’s Best Rice' Title Could Boost Cambodian Rice Exports

Award is shared this year with Thailand, and comes at time when Cambodia views rice exports as way to increase incomes for its subsistence farmers.
More

Cambodian PM Defends Australia Refugee Deal

PM Hun Sen said services for the new arrivals would all be paid for by Australia through a $35 million resettlement program.
More

Video Workers Say $128 Per Month Is Not Enough To Live On

In interviews with VOA Khmer, factory workers describe poor living conditions and poor eating habits as a result of their low wages.
More

USAID To Provide Skills Training Ahead of Asean Integration

Many young Cambodians say they fear the impending competition from an EU-like economic integration that would free up goods and services between the 10 Asean nations.
More

Election Group Suggests Revamped, Modern Voter Registry

A new voter registration system that could eliminate irregularities would cost about $17 million, an election monitor said Thursday.
More

Hun Sen Claims He Has ‘No Power’ Over Courts

In fact, Hun Sen’s Cambodian People’s Party is widely and frequently criticized for using the courts as a tool against dissidents.
More
More

Cambodians in America >>>

For Cambodian-Canadians, Shock Remains After Parliament Shooting

Cambodians living in Ottawa say Wednesday’s shooting at parliament there has created fear throughout the city.
More

Cambodians in Washington Fundraise for Children’s Hospital

Cambodians in Washington raised more than $15,000 for the Kantha Bopha Hospital on Saturday, at an event sponsored by the Cambodian Embassy.
More

Prominent Long Beach Group Marks 37 Years of Service

The event will allow members of the Cambodian community to meet with officials and share with them their experience.
More

Video US Activists Disappointed With Opposition in Cambodia

In a recent discussion in Virginia, many said they felt the Cambodia National Rescue Party had betrayed its US supporters in making the deal with the ruling Cambodian People’s Party.
More

Tribunal Official Faces Emotional Khmer Rouge Victims in California

Many Cambodians felt the court’s slow pace and limited scope were not bringing them a sense of justice.
More
More

Southeast Asia >>>

Video Asia Seeks to Improve Vital Birth Registrations

Asia seeks to legally recognize births via an improved birth registration, national identification number.
More

Video US Returns Looted Ancient Artifacts to Thailand

Majority of pottery, bronze items, stone tools, beads and sandstone molds taken from Ban Chiang UNESCO World Heritage site.
More

Video VOA EXCLUSIVE: Hotel in Guangzhou Serves as China’s Loose Ebola Quarantine

The hotel is still open for regular business, but at least several floors have been reserved for potential Ebola carriers, health workers, and Chinese security officials
More

Aung San Suu Kyi: Myanmar Opposition to Keep Pushing for Constitutional Change

In exclusive interview with VOA, country’s pro-democracy leader suggests referendum on clause that bars her from running for president.
More

VOA Exclusive: Interview With Myanmar President Thein Sein

Thein Sein calls allegations that minority Muslim Rohingya are fleeing alleged torture in Rakhine state a media fabrication.
More

Youth Fear Impending Job Competition With Asean

All 10 Asean countries are set to form and EU-style community, allowing the free movement of goods and services between them at the end of 2015.
More
More

More Topics >>>

Tribunal Hearings Postponed Until January

Khieu Samphan has refused to participate in the second phase of an atrocity crimes trial against him and fellow leader Nuon Chea.
More

UN Chief Says Two Controversial Tribunal Cases Moving Forward

The tribunal’s international investigating judge is examining more than 10 crime sites for Case 003 and some 55 crime scenarios for Case 004.
More

Khieu Samphan’s Boycott Unchanged, Despite Court Warning

Defense lawyer Kong Sam Onn told VOA Khmer his client had met with court officials from the Defense Support Section and told them “that his stance is not changed.”
More

Tribunal Considers Reassigning Defense for Khieu Samphan

The second and final phase of the trial against Khieu Samphan and Nuon Chea are widely viewed as the court’s most important case.
More

Hun Sen, UN Leader Meet on Sidelines of Summit

Prime Minister Hun Sen met with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the sideline of an Asean summit in Myanmar this wee, where they briefly discussed the Khmer Rouge tribunal.
More
More

60 Second World News Update

Your JavaScript is turned off or you have an old version of Adobe's Flash Player. Get the latest Flash player.
VOA60 US Election Video in 60 Secondsi
X
25 November 2014
More >>>>

English with Mani & Mori

Your JavaScript is turned off or you have an old version of Adobe's Flash Player. Get the latest Flash player.
All Thumbs (Movie: Minority Report)i
X
24 November 2014
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.
Video

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.
Video

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.
Video

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.
Video

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.
Video

Video Let the Cat out of the Bag (Movie: My Sister's Keeper)

You can say, "I'm so mad at you. I can't believe you 'let the cat out of the bag'. I can't believe you told him I have a crush on him. How could you?" What does it mean? Watch here. For more videos - go to youtube.com/KhmerSpecialEnglish. To contact Mani & Mori - write to them at maniandmori@gmail.
See more >>>