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25 April 2014
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Video Obama Visits Malaysia Following MH370 Criticisms

President Barack Obama heads to Malaysia this weekend, where the host government's handling of the disappearance of the Malaysia Airways flight have drawn international attention - and criticism.
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Video Cambodia's Angkor Wat Joins Google's List of Online Tourist Sites

Cambodian's ancient Angkor Wat has become the latest historical site to be digitally mapped by Google for armchair tourists to visit online.
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Photogallery Parents Say 234 Girls Captured from Nigerian School

The parents of Nigerian schoolgirls who were abducted last week by Islamist extremists say 234 girls are still missing, a much higher figure than authorities have given.
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Video Philippines Coconut industry struggles to recover after Typhon Haiyan

Last year in December,Typhoon Haiyan's destructive winds devastated the Philippines. Parts of island nation are still recovering. Among those hardest hit were farmers, nearly half of whom harvest coconuts.
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Video Out Of The Question [Jurassic Park - 1993]

You can say, "I'm sorry, but no you cannot borrow my brand new car - that's 'out of the question'. I don't trust you driving my car." What does it mean? Watch here. To contact Mani & Mori - write to them at maniandmori@gmail.com.
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Video VOA Khmer SAPADA 17 April 2014 «វ៉ាស៊ីនតោន​​សប្តាហ៍​នេះ»

This week's TV episode looks at Obamacare costs still too high for many Americans; students music band to help orphanage in Cambodia; at the American idiom “out of the question” as taught by Mani & Mori; and at a trailer segment from the new movie “The Bears.”
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Photogallery Burmese Water Festival

The water festival, known as Thingyan, lasts four days and ends by bringing in the Burmese New Year. The throwing of water symbolizes a show of blessings and good wishes and usually occurs on the last two days of the festival.
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Video Palestinian Farmers in Jordan Valley Face Disastrous Growing Season

Palestinian farmers in the Jordan Valley fear a disaster this growing season because of poor rains and continuing Israeli restrictions on water supplies and land. VOA’s Scott Bobb reports from the town of al-Ouja in the Jordan River Valley near Jericho.
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Video In A Pickle [Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy - 2004] .

You can say, "Yikes, I'm 'in a pickle' -how am I going to pay for this meal? I can't believe I forgot my wallet at home". What does it mean? Watch here. To contact Mani & Mori - write to them at maniandmori@gmail.com.
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Photogallery Large Crowds Enjoy Washington's Cherry Blossom Season

After a doggedly cold winter that lasted until a few short weeks ago, visitors and locals alike enjoy idyllic spring weather for cherry blossom season. The trees were a gift from Japan 102 years ago.
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Video VOA Khmer SAPADA 10 April 2014 «វ៉ាស៊ីនតោន​សប្តាហ៍​នេះ»

This week's TV episode looks at Kung Fu, a "dansical" about martial arts star Bruce Lee, on stage in NYC; at the American idiom “in a pickle” as taught by Mani & Mori; and at a trailer segment from the new movie “In the Blood.”
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Human Rights

21 Labor Activists Moved to Phnom Penh Ahead of Trial

Supporters gathered outside Prey Sar prison on Wednesday, holding a Buddhist celebration to pray for the detainees’ release.
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Cyber-Crime Law Could Engender Self-Censorship, Group Warns

The draft law, which was leaked to the public recently, imposes major fines and jail time for vague offenses and has many online users concerned.
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Union Leader in West Seeking Release of Jailed Activists

Rong Chhun told VOA Khmer Tuesday the US is a major market for garments produced in Cambodia and a major donor to Cambodia.
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Khmer Rouge

Tribunal Prosecutor Wants Forced Marriage, Rape Added to Fourth Case

A trial of Case 004, which is still under investigation at the court, would require three indictments of former Khmer Rouge commanders, and critics say it may never see full trial.
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39 Years After Rise of Khmer Rouge, Hope for a Trial’s End

On this day in 1975, the Khmer Rouge overran the capital and began a mass exodus of the cities, pushing people into labor camps and work collectives.
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Economy

Economist Says Asean Likely To Miss Key Deadlines for Integration

All 10 members of Asean are trying to streamline economic policies that would allow for workers and goods to move freely among them.
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Union Leader in West Seeking Release of Jailed Activists

Rong Chhun told VOA Khmer Tuesday the US is a major market for garments produced in Cambodia and a major donor to Cambodia.
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World Bank Estimates Small Drop in Economic Growth

Cambodia’s economic growth for 2014 will drop to 7.2 percent, a slight dip from last year, the World Bank says in a recent report.
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Cambodian in America

Perth Cambodian Explains Change in City as Malaysian Flight Search Continues

Much Chanthoeun, a city resident, said the accident has also galvanized local media and many Australians; six of their compatriots were on the missing flight.
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Health

Severe Headaches Can Be Serious, Doctor Warns

Many people experience headaches, but some are more serious than others, a US-based doctor says.
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US Lauds Cambodia for Tuberculosis Efforts

In a ceremony in Washington Tuesday, Cambodian Ambassador Hem Heng accepted the award, calling it a “symbol of recognition of outstanding work.”
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Health Officials Agree on Stronger Bird Flu Monitoring

Bird flu has killed 14 Cambodians and 63 Vietnamese since its initial outbreak in 2013, making them the worst-hit countries in Southeast Asia.
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Culture

As New Year Holiday Ends, Many Factories Stay Closed

Union leaders say many workers are staying home in a quiet strike, rather than demonstrating, as they continue to push for a raise in the minimum wage to $160 per month.
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Less Rain, More Bugs Predicted for Year of the Horse

Cambodians have deep traditions steeped in animism, astrology and folktales, and many take such predictions very seriously, especially at the onset of a new year.
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Video Early Hindu, Buddhist Works on View in New York

Five years in the making, “Lost Kingdoms” shows works from the 5th to the 8th century, an era when Hinduism and Buddhism took root in Southeast Asia.
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Cambodia's Angkor Wat Joins Google's List of Online Tourist Sitesi
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24 April 2014
Cambodian's ancient Angkor Wat has become the latest historical site to be digitally mapped by Google for armchair tourists to visit online. The site, which comprises hundreds of temples dating back to the 9th century joins the Taj Mahal and the Grand Canyon in Google's collection of iconic global destination. (Reuters)