Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Cambodia

Obama Sees More Cooperation With Cambodia in Second Term

Obama briefly met with Hun Sen on the sidelines of an Asean summit in Cambodian in November, telling him that Cambodia’s rights record and election system remain a concern for the US.Obama briefly met with Hun Sen on the sidelines of an Asean summit in Cambodian in November, telling him that Cambodia’s rights record and election system remain a concern for the US.
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Obama briefly met with Hun Sen on the sidelines of an Asean summit in Cambodian in November, telling him that Cambodia’s rights record and election system remain a concern for the US.
Obama briefly met with Hun Sen on the sidelines of an Asean summit in Cambodian in November, telling him that Cambodia’s rights record and election system remain a concern for the US.
Sok KhemaraVOA Khmer
WASHINGTON DC - US President Barack Obama says he wants to continue to strengthen ties with Cambodia over his next four years in office, as the president prepares to be sworn in Jan. 20 for a second term in office.

“I look forward to continuing and strengthening the relationship between our two countries over the next four years,” Obama said in a courtesy letter to Prime Minister Hun Sen.

Obama was responding to the Cambodian premier’s own letter congratulating the US leader on his election victory.

Obama briefly met with Hun Sen on the sidelines of an Asean summit in Cambodian in November, telling him that Cambodia’s rights record and election system remain a concern for the US.

“Working together, I am confident we will be able to successfully confront the many challenges we are facing around the world,” Obama wrote in his letter.

Under the Obama administration, Cambodia has received increased diplomatic attention. The US administration is making a concerted effort to focus on all of Asia, including Southeast Asia and Cambodia, where China’s influence has grown in recent years.
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Cambodian American Hip Hop Artist Raps About Personal Strugglesi
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08 September 2014
A growing underground movement of Cambodian American hip hop artists is rapping about the struggles of living in urban America. Most, if not all of them, are refugees or children of refugees who came to the United States from Cambodia to escape the Khmer Rouge genocide of the 1970's. Through their music, the artists hope to give voice to immigrants who have been struggling quietly for years. Elizabeth Lee reports from Long Beach, California, home to the largest Cambodian community outside that country.

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Make It Two (Movie: A Walk to Remember)i
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12 September 2014
You can say, "Make it two, please!" What does it mean? Watch here. For more videos - go to www.khmer.voanews.com/maniandmori or www.youtube.com/KhmerSpecialEnglish. To contact Mani & Mori - write to them at maniandmori@gmail.com.
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Video Make It Two (Movie: A Walk to Remember)

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