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01 October 2014
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Photogallery Phnom Penh's White Building: The Surroundings (Part 3)

A general view of the fast-changing surroundings of Phnom Penh's White Building on Friday, September 5, 2014. (Nov Povleakhena/VOA Khmer)
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Video Cambodia Foreign Minister UN Speech Touches More on World Issues, Less on Cambodia

Cambodian Foreign Minister Hor Namhong's speech to the UN’s General Assembly on Monday in New York touches more on world issues and less on Cambodia.
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Video In Sweden, Laws on Gay Rights Have Changed Faster Than Attitudes

VOA Khmer’s Say Mony recently visited Sweden, where gay marriage has been legal since 2009. In Stockholm, he finds, the struggle is much the same, but increasingly people are coming out to demand equal rights. Reporting with the support of the Swedish Institute.
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Video Rock the Boat (Movie: 500 Days of Summer)

You can say, "Things are going really well between the two of you - he's happy and you're happy, so why 'rock the boat'?" What does it mean? Watch here. For more videos - go to www.youtube.com/KhmerSpecialEnglish. To contact Mani & Mori - write to them at maniandmori@gmail.com.
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Video Public Raises Voice on Power Plant Pollution

In the United States, proposed rules to cut pollution from the nation’s 600 coal-fired power plants are generating a heated debate. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, charged with writing and implementing the plan, has already received 300,000 written comments.
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Photogallery Developments in Hong Kong - Monday, September 29

Pro-democracy demonstrators defied onslaughts of tear gas and appeals from Hong Kong's top leader to go home, as the protests over Beijing's decision to limit political reforms expanded across the city early Monday.
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Video Cambodia Foreign Minister Previews Upcoming UN Speech

Cambodian Foreign Minister Hor Namhong is slated to deliver a speech to the UN’s General Assembly on Monday in New York.
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Video VOA Khmer SAPADA 25 Sept 2014 «វ៉ាស៊ីនតោន​សប្តាហ៍​នេះ»

This week's TV episode looks at people's climate march sounds climate alarm in New York; LGBT communities in Stockholm holding a ceremony; at the American idiom “rock the boat” as taught by Mani & Mori; and at a trailer segment from the new movie “The Equalizer”.
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Video Cambodia, Australia Sign Contentious Refugee Deal

Cambodia, Australia Sign Contentious Refugee Deal
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Video Now a Successful Fair-Trade Business Is Making Luxury Fabric From the Lotus' Stems

Lotus flowers are a symbol of divinity and purity in many Asian countries, and the plants grow wild in many parts of Cambodia. Now lotus' stems are made into luxury fabric. AP has this report from Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
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Photogallery Joint US-Arab Strikes on Islamic State Targets in Syria

The U.S. Navy has released photos from the overnight strikes against the Islamic State.
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Human Rights

Video Foreign Minister Defends Cambodia’s Rights Record

Hor Namhong also defended, more broadly, Cambodia’s rights efforts, pointing to the high number of NGOs in the country, as well as media that criticize the government.
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No March for World Habitat Day

The decision was made following a meeting Wednesday morning between city officials and community organizers.
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Thousands of Hectares Taken Back from Concessions

Some 2.2 million acres have been granted to companies, affecting 420,000 people, according to the rights group Licadho.
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Khmer Rouge

Aid Worker Donates Rare Images from 1980s Border Camps

The donation includes 144 film slides, one audiocassette, and 1,220 digitalized photos.
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Playwright Turns Eye From Cambodia for US Civil Rights Story

Filloux spent years working with victims of the Khmer Rouge genocide in Cambodia.
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Tribunal Announces Date To Begin Next Trial

The date will mark the beginning of the second and final phase of the trial against Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan, which was broken into two parts for expediency.
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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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Health

Study Finds Widespread Food Insecurity Among Factory Workers

The study comes as workers are demanding a minimum wage of $177 per month to keep up with the rising cost of living.
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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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Culture

Monks Arrested for Serious Crimes During Spiritual Holiday

Two monks and four laymen were arrested at a pagoda in Siem Reap province over the holiday, accused of drinking alcohol and using drugs.
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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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Cambodia Foreign Minister UN Speech Touches More on World Issues, Less on Cambodiai
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29 September 2014
Cambodian Foreign Minister Hor Namhong's speech to the UN’s General Assembly on Monday in New York touches more on world issues and less on Cambodia. Before delivering his speech at UNGA, Hor Namhong told VOA Khmer that Cambodia was now enjoying peace and political stability after the two winning political parties in 2013 election had agreed to work together. His speech comes as Cambodia’s profile on the world stage has expanded in recent years. Cambodia has and improved economy and a growing participation in UN missions around the world. But Hor Namhong’s speech also comes amid deep criticism of Cambodia’s human rights record and a controversial agreement with Australia to help it resettle refuges in exchange for aid money. (VOA Khmer's Pin Sisovann, Washington)

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Rock the Boat (Movie: 500 Days of Summer)i
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29 September 2014
You can say, "Things are going really well between the two of you - he's happy and you're happy, so why 'rock the boat'?" What does it mean? Watch here. For more videos - go to www.youtube.com/KhmerSpecialEnglish. To contact Mani & Mori - write to them at maniandmori@gmail.com.
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Video Rock the Boat (Movie: 500 Days of Summer)

You can say, "Things are going really well between the two of you - he's happy and you're happy, so why 'rock the boat'?" What does it mean? Watch here. For more videos - go to www.youtube.com/KhmerSpecialEnglish. To contact Mani & Mori - write to them at maniandmori@gmail.com.
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Video Get Over It (Movie: Shutter Island)

You can say, "No family is perfect, we argue, we fight. So that fight you had with your cousin last year - 'get over it'." What does it mean? Watch here.
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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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