A State Department-sponsored program brought together entrepreneurs who knew each other only by reputation in Phnom Penh.
President calls his five-nation trip a 'tremendous success'
Lowell, which has almost a majority of minorities and a history of all-white governing bodies, elected Cambodian- Americans to City Council and school board, which now has its first-ever minority member
On the eve of elections for city council and school committee, a judge clears the way for Lowell and minority residents to face off in court over voting rights.
"I think that is very important that the United States Congress stay focused on the very unfortunate condition of Cambodia right now," said Congressman Steve Chabot (R-Ohio).
The honored work included helping rehabilitate prisoners, empowering girls and women, and lobbying about rights in the U.S. legal system.
Since Kem Sokha’s arrest more than half of the CNRP’s serving MPs have fled abroad fearing arrest and a politicized justice system.
The conference also discussed the legacy of the Paris Peace Accords, which ended Cambodia’s civil war in 1991 and enshrined pluralist democracy in Cambodian law.
Some claim the city violates their voting rights by adhering to a winner-take-all electoral system that is silencing minorities, which make up almost half the population
Hong Lim, a Cambodian-Australian member of the Victorian legislative assembly, joined calls for further intervention while on a mission in the United States.
In what was once expected to be the year when voters in Lowell, Massachusetts, voted a Cambodian-American from onto the City Council, most voters care more about high school’s fate
In the interview with VOA Khmer following the General Assembly meeting, Prak Sokhon railed against the “one-sided” presentation of recent events in Cambodia in the media.