Friday, 19 September 2014

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18 September 2014
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Photogallery Phnom Penh's White Building: The People (Part 2)

A general view of daily activities of residents at Phnom Penh's White Building on Friday, September 5, 2014. (Nov Povleakhena/VOA Khmer)
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Photogallery Phnom Penh's White Building: The “Building” (Part 1)

A general view of Phnom Penh's White Building, known locally as the "Building" and its residents on Friday, September 5, 2014. (Nov Povleakhena/VOA Khmer)
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Video US Activists Express Disappointment With Opposition in Cambodia

Cambodian human rights and democracy activists in the US have split opinions on the deal cut between the ruling party and the opposition in July, ending a political deadlock that had lasted since the July 2013 elections.
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Photogallery Scottish Referendum on Independence - September 14, 2014

The referendum on Scottish independence will take place on September 18, when Scotland will vote whether or not to end the 307-year-old union with the rest of the United Kingdom.
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Video VOA Khmer SAPADA 11 Sept 2014 «វ៉ាស៊ីនតោន​សប្តាហ៍​នេះ»

This week's TV episode looks at former Virginia governor and his wife guilty of corruption; violent pro athlete video highlights domestic abuse issue; at the American idiom “make it two” as taught by Mani & Mori; and at a trailer segment from the new movie “Dolphin Tale 2”.
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Video Hunger Crisis in New York

In a country that celebrates its "amber waves of grain," nearly one in five New York City residents is 'food insecure.' And in the wider United States, over 14 percent of Americans have worried where their next meal is coming from.
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Video Make It Two (Movie: A Walk to Remember)

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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Photogallery Remembering 9/11

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Photogallery ទិវាសហគមន៍ខ្មែរនៅតំបន់ក្រុងវ៉ាស៊ីនតោន

ទិវាសហគមន៍ខ្មែរនៅតំបន់ក្រុងវ៉ាស៊ីនតោនត្រូវបានរៀបចំឡើងនៅវត្តពុទ្ធិការាម រដ្ឋ ម៉ារីលែនដ៍ កាលពីថ្ងៃទី ៧ ខែ កញ្ញា ឆ្នាំ ២០១៤កន្លងទៅនេះ។ ទិវានេះគឺជាឱកាសសម្រាប់បង្ហាញសិល្បៈ វប្បធម៌ ម្ហូបអាហារ និងរបៀបរស់នៅរបស់ខ្មែរ។ ក្នុងព្រឹត្តិការណ៍នេះដែរក៏មានការសម្តែងសិល្បៈផ្សេងៗដូចជា ល្ខោនបាសាក់ របាំប្រជាប្រីយ៍ តន្ត្រីបូរាណ ការលក់ម្ហូបអាហារនិងវត្ថុវប្បធម៌ខ្មែរ និងការសមការប្រឡងបវរកញ្ញាខ្មែរអាមេរិកាំង។
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Photogallery National Security Adviser Urges More US-China Military Cooperation

U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice is calling for expanded military cooperation to help reduce tensions between the United States and China.
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Human Rights

In Gay-Friendly Stockholm, Old Stigmas Remain

To open more minds, Sweden has Pride parades every year, drawing tens of thousands of participants.
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Watchdog Objects To Certification of Rubber Company

Global Witness says the Vietnam Rubber Group does not meet criteria for certification.
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Land Grab Victims Vow Continued Demonstrations

About 100 people from the remote village of Lor Pearng have come to the capital to protest a land dispute that has been ongoing for nearly 10 years.
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Khmer Rouge

Takeo ‘Cooperative’ Will Be Starting Point for Impending Khmer Rouge Trial

The announcement from the court moves it a step closer to the second phase of the trial against the two men, in the court’s most prominent trial to date.
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Koh Kong Teachers Trained in Khmer Rouge Curriculum

Many younger Cambodians do not know what happened during the Khmer Rouge.
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Researcher Describes Khmer Rouge Atrocities Against Cham Muslims

Both leaders on trial will face charges related to the treatment of the Chams, as well as Vietnamese, when their trial begins in full later this year.
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Economy

Unions Want Foreign Buyers To Support Calls for Higher Wages

The unions want a raise for workers to $177 per month, to keep up with the higher costs of living in Cambodia.
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Unions Prepare Workers To Protest Over Minimum Wage

Protesting workers say they need around $177 a month as a minimum wage to keep up with the increased cost of living in Cambodia.
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Century 21 Opens With Aims of Improving Real Estate Sector

With more than 7,000 affiliated offices in 75 countries, Century 21 offers training on real estate to more than 38,000 real estate agents worldwide, according to the company.
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Education

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.
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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.
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Video Cambodian American Hip Hop Artist Sings of Personal Struggles

For Chanthy Sok, rap infused with Cambodian melodies is a way to pay respect to the survivors of the victims of Khmer Rouge genocide.
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Health

Cambodia Takes Measures To Detect Ebola Virus in Travelers

The measures are meant to screen for Ebola, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome and avian influenza, all of which can be deadly for humans.
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Phnom Penh Street Food: Delicious—and Dangerous

Street food is very popular in Phnom Penh, particularly among the city’s youth.
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New Rise in HIV/AIDS Cases Among Young in Thailand

Infections are rising, especially among young people involved in the sex trade, injecting drugs and young men having unprotected sex with men.
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Culture

In Gay-Friendly Stockholm, Old Stigmas Remain

To open more minds, Sweden has Pride parades every year, drawing tens of thousands of participants.
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Researcher Describes Khmer Rouge Atrocities Against Cham Muslims

Both leaders on trial will face charges related to the treatment of the Chams, as well as Vietnamese, when their trial begins in full later this year.
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Video Cambodian American Hip Hop Artist Sings of Personal Struggles

For Chanthy Sok, rap infused with Cambodian melodies is a way to pay respect to the survivors of the victims of Khmer Rouge genocide.
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US Activists Express Disappointment With Opposition in Cambodiai
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15 September 2014
Cambodian human rights and democracy activists in the US have split opinions on the deal cut between the ruling party and the opposition in July, ending a political deadlock that had lasted since the July 2013 elections. In a recent discussion in Virginia, outside Washington, many said they felt the Cambodia National Rescue Party had betrayed its supporters in making the deal with the ruling Cambodian People’s Party. (Pin Sisovann, Washington)

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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)

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 Ballpark Figure (Movie: Music and Lyrics)

You can say, "I'm going to throw a pool party this weekend, so can you give me a 'ballpark figure' of how many people are going to come?" 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 Twist Someone's Arm (Movie: Cinderella Man)

You can say, "Every time I want my sister to clean her room, I always have to 'twist her arm' to get her to do it." 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 Doze Off (Movie: Hairspray)

You can say, "I don't know why, but every time I eat 'prahok' (Cambodian anchovy) I find myself 'dozing off' all the time." What does it mean? Watch here. For more videos - go to facebook.com/voakhmer or youtube.com/KhmerSpecialEnglish. To contact Mani & Mori - write to them at maniandmori@gmail.
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