Cambodia

Beer Promoters To Demonstrate Over Unpaid Firing

“Pub Street” area in the Cambodian tourist town of Siem Reap on Thursday, March 19, 2015. (Nov Povleakhena/V

04 August 2015
A group of beer promoters plan to stage a demonstration Wednesday to demand payment for eight women who were fired by a beer company owned by a ruling party senator. More
August 2015
04 August 2015

ASEAN Ministers to Push for S. China Sea Agreements

According to documents obtained by VOA Khmer, ministers will stand up for 'freedom of navigation, unimpeded lawful maritime commerce, trade and over flight'.

03 August 2015

Asean Ministers Set To Push for South China Sea Agreements

Asean and China are working toward a Declaration of Conduct, according to drafts obtained by VOA Khmer.

Rights Advocates Urge Swift Passage of Law on Juvenile Detention

A law currently in its draft stage provides for the release of juveniles to parental and court supervision, rather than pushing them into the country’s already over-crowded prisons.

Hun Sen Challenges Critics To Provide Proof of Border Encroachment

Speaking at the inauguration of a Chinese-funded bridge in Kandal province, Hun Sen called on critics to provide maps and evidence of such encroachment.

New Grassroots Political Party Announced

The Grassroots Democratic Party aims to reduce corruption and increase social justice, the founders said in an announcement Sunday.

Environmentalists Issue Warning on Mekong Biodiversity

Scientists say decades of economic development, hydropower-dam construction, lax law enforcement and trafficking have taken their toll.

01 August 2015

New Law on Juvenile Justice Provides for Rehabilitation

Within Cambodia’s overcrowded prison system of some 16,500 prisoners, 504 are juveniles, including 28 girls.

Border Experts Want Treaties With Vietnam Nullified

Cambodian border experts say the government should nullify treaties it has with Vietnam and begin again border demarcation under the 1991 Paris Peace Accords.

For Victims of Sexual Violence, a Lifelong Struggle for Mental Health

Victims of sexual violence can often have difficulty reintegrating into society, but experts say the healing process from such assault can be a lifelong struggle.

August 2015

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40th Anniversary of Khmer Rouge Takeover

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Cambodia Senate Passed NGO Law Despite Protests And Boycotti
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24 July 2015
Hundreds of people demonstrated outside Cambodia’s Senate on Friday morning as senators inside debated a controversial new law designed to regulate the non-profit sector. The Law on Associations and NGOs, or LANGO, has been widely criticized by non-profits and many of Cambodia’s development partners, not least because it gives the government carte blanche to close down any organization. VOA Khmer Hul Reaksmey reports from Phnom Penh.

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